Khorasan, Iran Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. OPEC becomes political fighting ground between Iran, Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Trend

    While the members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries are in talks to elect the best nominee for the position of the carter's secretary-general, Iran makes efforts to prevent Saudi backed candidates from securing the chair. Parviz Mina, who earlier served as a member of OPEC Long-Term Strategy Committee, told Trend that Tehran is reluctant to see a pro-Saudi nominee in the position of secretary general due to the existing tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.


  2. Iranians urged not to use third country to join HajRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Tehran: Head of Iran's Haj and Pilgrimage Organisation Saeed Ohadi on Wednesday asked Iranians to avoid travelling to Saudi Arabia from a third country to join the Haj ritual in September. "This year, due to the psychological atmosphere against Iran created by the Saudis and failure to provide consular services to Iranian pilgrims, it is not advisable for any national to go on Haj pilgrimage from another country," Xinhua quoted Ohadi as saying.


  3. Iraq to Host World Cup Qualifiers in Mashhad, IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Payvand News of Iran

    The Iraq Football Association confirmed that their matches in the 2016 World Cup qualification will be held in Mashhad, northeast of Iran. The Iraqi football team has been drawn in Group B along with Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand.


  4. Oman Air on Wednesday launched its first maiden flight to Mashhad.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Times of Oman

    Tehran: Oman Air completed its first maiden flight to Mashhad, Iran, a new route launched by the national airline which seeks to enhance current relations between the Sultanate and the Islamic Republic. The route was inaugurated by HE Mohammad Jawad bin Hassan, Advisor to the Minister of Finance with the presence of top officials from Oman Air, at Muscat International Airport where a cake cutting ceremony took place.


  5. The Obama Administration Is Ignoring Iran's Human Rights AbusesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | US News & World Report

    "I can assure you," Wendy Sherman, President Barack Obama's lead negotiator on the Iran nuclear deal, said the other day, "that if Iran takes truly horrific terrorist action, or truly horrific human rights action, that people will respond." Uh huh.


  6. Hajj for Iranian pilgrims "impossible" this year: ministerRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Iran ian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said here Sunday that performing Hajj ceremony for Iranian pilgrims is "impossible" this year, state IRIB TV reported. "We were supposed to wait until Sunday for the Saudi officials' response about our points in the negotiations.


  7. Iranian pilgrims' Haj looks 'impossible' this year: MinisterRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 |

    Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said: "We were supposed to wait until Sunday for the Saudi officials' response about our points in the negotiations." "The rhetoric of the Saudi side with the Iranian representatives, and their obstructions showed that performing Haj rituals is impossible this year," Xinhua news agency quoted Jannati as saying.


  8. Saudi-Iran Hajj talks: Five contentious points still under discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Ahead of an Iranian delegation to Saudi on Tuesday, Iran sent a letter listing its rightful demands and propositions aimed at ensuring safety for Iranian nationals during the Hajj. The head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Saudi Arabia refuses to accept Tehran's conditions in a deal that guarantees preserving the dignity of Iranian pilgrims during this year's Hajj pilgrimage.


  9. Big Guards-owned company may lose out as Iran ... Labourers work at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Peninsula

    DUBAI: Long used to lucrative state contracts, Iran's biggest construction company faces leaner times, as overseas firms better able to attract financing push for orders in an economy trying to open to the world after years of sanctions. The misfortunes of Khatam al Anbia Construction Headquarters are an unwelcome novelty for its powerful owners, the Revolutionary Guards, a military unit created by the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini which also secured an economic foothold after the 1980s Iran-Iraq war.


  10. A new service between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad will start from next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A new service between Muscat and the Iranian city of Mashhad will start from June 1, 2016, Oman Air said in a statement. This is Oman Air's second destination in Iran, following the launch of flights to Tehran in 2012.


  11. Iranian delegation heads to Saudi Arabia for Hajj talksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Peninsula

    By Ahmad Al Masri RIYADH: A delegation from Iran's Authority for Hajj Affairs will head to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for a second round of talks with Saudi officials amid an ongoing dispute over practices related to the Hajj pilgrimage, according to an Iranian official. Iran's official IRNA news agency quoted authority head Said Ohadi as saying that the visit came at the invitation of Saudi Arabia's newly-appointed Minister of Hajj Affairs Mohammed Saleh bin Taher Benten.


  12. Iranian delegation heads to Saudi Arabia to resume Hajj talksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    An Iranian delegation is set to travel to Saudi Arabia to hold last-ditch talks with the Arab kingdom's officials on the dispatch of Iranian pilgrims for the annual Hajj rituals, says the head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization. "The six-member Iranian delegation is scheduled to head for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday evening at the official invitation of new Saudi Minister of Hajj and Umrah to hold the second round of talks about this year's Hajj [rituals]," Saeed Ohadi told IRNA on Tuesday.


  13. Kamancheh Master Kayhan Kalhor Plays in Tehran amid Conservative Backlash against ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    After six years of silence in Iran, music of kamencheh master Kayhan Kalhor blared out in Vahdat Concert Hall once more. On Saturday night, May 21, Kalhor and his ensemble performed to a full hall of ardent fans in Tehran.


  14. Local Villagers in Iran Revived the Once Drying Lake BazanganRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Covering an area of about 52 hectares in its glory days, Bazangan or "Kol Bibi" Lake is located east of the very wealthy city of Mashhad and is the largest natural lake in north east of Iran. The local and federal authorities never even started a "save lake Bazangan" initiative, no governmental or international aid was made available and the Iranian Department of the Environment did absolutely nothing.


  15. Maldives cuts diplomatic ties with IranRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | The Republic

    The government of the Maldives said Tuesday it has decided to sever 40-year-old diplomatic ties with Iran, saying the country's policies in the Middle East are detrimental to peace and security in the region. The Maldives foreign ministry said in a statement that peace in the Middle East is also linked to the island nation's own peace, stability and security.


  16. Iran cracking down on protests, ramping up 'morality police'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | UPI

    A rising tide of protests inside Iran has triggered a brutal backlash by the clerical authorities. Acknowledging the serious "threat" posed by recent demonstrations and mass protests involving teachers, truck drivers, street vendors and trade unionists, Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei told a meeting of senior security officials this week that further repressive measures throughout the country were now a "high priority."


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    May 17, 2016 | Fox News

    Global hotel companies are establishing new beachheads in Iran, betting that lifted sanctions against the Middle East nation will spark a jump in tourism and business travel after decades of economic isolation. Spanish operator Melia Hotels International is planning to open a 319-room hotel next year on the Caspian Sea.


  18. Three Iranian projects competing for Aga Khan Award for ArchitectureRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Three Iranian projects were shortlisted with 16 other works from around the world for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture worth $1 million. The projects are the Manouchehri House in the central Iranian city of Kashan, the Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge and the 40 Knots House, both located in Tehran.


  19. Oman Air to fly to Mashhad daily from June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, will start operating daily flights between Muscat and Mashhad, Iran, from June 1 onwards, the airline tweeted. "Oman Air will be flying you daily to Mashhad starting June 1. Book your tickets today!," the airline tweeted on its official twitter handle.


  20. Iran declines to take part in hajj over dispute with SaudisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | HeraldNet

    Iran will not send pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year for the annual hajj, an Iranian official said Thursday, the latest sign of tensions between the two Mideast powers after a disaster during the pilgrimage last year killed at least 2,426 people. Iran says Saudi 'incompetence' caused the crush and stampede in the area of Mina on Sept.