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Rouhani begins second term with bigger challenge: U.S.

He is seen by some as a moderate leader Date : August 6, 2017 Reporter : BNN/VoA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for his second term Saturday after easily winning the presidential election in May. Rouhani, who is seen by some as a moderate leader, led Iran from relative global isolation when he signed a nuclear deal in 2015 with several world powers in exchange for the lifting of sanctions against the country. Earlier this week, though, the United States confirmed new sanctions against Iran, leading the country to accuse the U.S. of ...Full Story


Rouhani begins second term with bigger challenge: U.S.

Date : August 6, 2017 Reporter : BNN/VoA He is seen by some as a moderate leader Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for his second term Saturday after easily winning the presidential election in May. Rouhani, who is seen by some as a moderate leader, led Iran from relative global isolation when he ...Full Story


Iran-Total deal to give confidence to other European companies

Date : July 10, 2017 Reporter : Trend Total company Baku, Azerbaijan, July 10 By Leman Zeynalova – Trend: The deal signed between Iran and France’s Total company on the phase 11 of development of Iran’s South Pars gas field will give confidence to other European ...Full Story


Iran, EU to build petrochemical plant in Asaluyeh

Date : May 23, 2017 Reporter : Trend 2 German companies BASF and Linde Baku, Azerbaijan, May. 23 By Dalga Khatinoglu – Trend: Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and an European Company agreed to jointly build a petrochemical plant with worth 3 billion euro in Asaluyeh, Adel ...Full Story


Iranian intelligence officer shot dead in anti-terror operation

Date : June 15, 2017 Reporter : Trend Alavi accused Saudi Arabia of sponsoring terrorist attacks against Iran Baku, Azerbaijan, June 15 By Farhad Daneshvar – Trend: At least two suspect terrorists were killed and five more detained in southeastern Iranian port city of Chabahar following an operation on Wednesday.   As a ...Full Story


Tehran, Moscow, Damascus hold discussions

Date : December 6, 2015 Reporter : Trend Political solution to end crisis in Syria Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6 By Khalid Kazimov - Trend: Tehran is conducting discussions with Moscow and Damascus to make its list differentiating terrorist s in Syria from opposition groups, an Iranian official said. Mohammad Irani, an ...Full Story


Iran says not abandoned missile program for a single day

Date : January 1, 2015 Reporter : Trend There is not end to US hostility Tehran, Iran, January 1 By Mehdi Sepahvand – Trend: Programs aimed at developing Iran’s missile power are strenuously pursued under the commander-in-chief and the Islamic Republic has not abandoned its missile program for ...Full Story


Iran’s Ahvaz city records 129 degrees, tied for world record for the most extreme high temperature on Earth

Date : July 1, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA Record 53.7 degrees Celsiu AHVAZ, Iran - Setting a new record, Iran’s southwest city of Ahvaz recorded the country’s hottest ever temperature on Thursday afternoon.    Temperature in the city that houses 1.1 million people, soared to ...Full Story


Irani FM: Objective, reaching agreement in shortest possible time

Date : November 25, 2014 Reporter : Trend Vienna negotiations contributed greatly to the progress We do not intend to use the whole period of extended 7 months for negotiations, but to reach comprehensive final agreement within the shortest possible time, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here Monday night, ...Full Story


Over 200 Iranian websites hacked by pro-ISIS hackers

Date : July 2, 2017 Reporter : Trend Team System DZ Baku, Azerbaijan, July 2 By Fatih Karimov – Trend: At least 200 Iranian websites were hacked on July 1 by a group calling themselves “Team System DZ,” allegedly linked to the ISIS terrorist group, Iran’s ...Full Story


German, Turkish investors to build 20 hotels in Iran

Date : May 31, 2016 Reporter : Trend 4.96 million tourists arrived in Iran in 2014 May 31 By Khalid Kazimov - Trend: German and Turkish investors will build about 20 hotels in Iran, an Iranian vice-president said. Iranian Vice-President and the head of the Cultural Heritage Organization Massoud Soltanifar has said ...Full Story


Protest action held in Tehran Stock Exchange

Date : January 22, 2015 Reporter : Trend Decrease in oil prices in the world market below $50 Tehran, Jan.22 By Temkin Jafarov – Trend: Shareholders held a protest in the Tehran Stock Exchange over the reduction of the market indexes and stock prices, sahamnews website reported on Jan.22. The protest action led to ...Full Story


Iranian energy ministry to receive $3b Chinese finance

Date : January 14, 2015 Reporter : Trend Chinese finance for development project The Energy Ministry is to receive more than 3 billion dollars of the Chinese finance for development projects across Iran, deputy energy minister said Monday, IRNA reported. 'The Central Bank of Iran and the Ministry of Economic ...Full Story

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