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  1. Iran, Azerbaijan working group to discuss investment in Rasht-Astara railway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    A joint working group in Baku on July 26 will study obstacles to cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan on the financial issues of a project for the construction of Rasht-Astara railway. Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen has said that Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan and Azerbaijan's Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev will chair the delegations of their respective countries in the meeting.


  2. Iran approves 40% discount on Nakhchivan-Persian Gulf cargo transit feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    Iran has approved to 40 percent discount to railroad cargo transit fees from Nakhchivan to Persian Gulf ports, Hossein Ashoori, vice president of operation and international transportation of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways told Trend July 23. "The Azerbaijani side has requested Iran to provide facilitates to help start transporting cargoes from Nakhchivan to southern Iranian ports and we approved to a 40% discount on fees," he said. Ashoori also said that the first experimental cargo transiting from India to Russia through Iran and Azerbaijan will be carried out in August.


  3. Persian Gazelle III solar car touring IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Payvand News of Iran

    The Persian Gazelle III solar car manufactured by Iranian students at Uni. of Tehran is currently making a tour from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf to introduce environmentally friendly technologies to people across the country.


  4. Workgroup preparing to discuss Baku's $500M loan to TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Today.Az

    The joint workgroup between Azerbaijan and Iran over issuing $500 million loan for Rasht-Astara railway has been already established and its first meeting will start in next 1-2 weeks, Mohsen Pak-Ayeen told Trend July 9. The projects are expected to cost more than $1 billion and will connect Persian Gulf to Russia and Eastern Europe. Iranian ambassador added that it's expected that the sides will agree on the type of this loan in next 3-4 months and after that the construction of the project will start immediately.


  5. Russia set to fund railway line between Iran, Azerbaijan: ReportRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Payvand News of Iran

    According to Tasnim news agency, head of the press service of Azerbaijan Railways OJSC Nadir Azmammadov, has said that Russian Railways OJSC has discussed the terms of its participation in the financing of the Rasht-Astara -Astara railway with the related parties in the Azeri capital, Baku. The report said representatives of the railways of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia attended the talks in which the Azeri side informed the partners about the projects and tasks ahead.


  6. Russia's participation in financing of Rasht-Astara (Iran)-Astara...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Today.Az

    Terms of participation of Russian Railways OJSC in the financing of the Rasht-Astara -Astara railway line have been discussed in Baku, head of the press-service of Azerbaijan Railways OJSC Nadir Azmammadov told Trend July 2. Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of Azerbaijan Railways OJSC Javid Gurbanov informed in detail about the projects implemented by the railway company and the tasks facing the organization. Gurbanov noted that the project implementation of the North-South international transport corridor will play an important role in improving Azerbaijan's transit potential, as well as expansion of ties between the countries.


  7. Azerbaijan - Oriental Express Hub?Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    With the first Mumbai-to-Moscow train scheduled to chug through Azerbaijan this August, railways seem set to become the new oil for the Caspian Sea nation. Better known for a wealth of energy and a lack of regard for civil rights , Azerbaijan is now on track to become an international railway turnpike.


  8. Azerbaijan realizes profitable railway projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan and Iran are considering three options for financing construction of the Rasht-Astara railway section, Head of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Javid Gurbanov said while talking to ANS TV channel. Being a part of the North-South transport corridor the project is aimed to connect northern Europe to South-East Asia.


  9. Azerbaijan, Iran agree on loan for railway constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Today.Az

    Iran and the International Bank of Azerbaijan have agreed on the generalities of issuing the $500 million loan for construction of the Rasht-Astara railway section, says Ali Noorzad, deputy minister of roads and urban development of Iran. "Azerbaijan's Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev visited Iran in May, familiarized himself with the course of implementation of the Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway project and now we are discussing the cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan on construction of the Rasht-Astara section," Noorzad said.


  10. Jailed Iranian Christian Mohammadreza...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Tehran: June 10, 2016. Christian Solidarity Worldwide has learned that Mohammadreza Omidi , a Church of Iran member who was arrested on 13 May in Rasht, Iran, has been released on bail.


  11. First cargo train from India to Russia to cross Azerbaijan's territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Today.Az

    The first cargo train from India to Russia passing across the territory of Azerbaijan will be launched in late August 2016 as part of the North-South Project. Javid Gurbanov, Chairman of the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, made the statement while talking to reporters in Baku on June 9. Gurbanov noted that the freight train will take off from India's Mumbai city, then it will be transported by ferry to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas in late August and then head to Iran's Rasht city by rail..


  12. Two Christians released one still remains...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... remains in custody. Church of Iran members Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie, who were arrested on 13 May in Rasht, Iran, have been released on bail. However, Mohammadreza Omidi (Youhan), who was arrested on the same day, remains in custody ...


  13. Iran ready to lay 130-km railway in Qazvin-Rasht routeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Today.Az

    Iran prepared the ground to lay 130 kilometers out of 164 kilometers of the Qazvin-Rasht railway, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said May 26, the state-run IRINN TV reported. The Qazvin-Rasht railway will be linked to Azerbaijan through the Rasht-Astara railway project, to be financed with a $500-billion Azerbaijani credit, Iran says.


  14. Downtown Kitchen's Around the Globe Series Celebrates UNESCO...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Tucson Weekly

    ... around the world. For the 2016 line-up, Downtown will offer up tastes of Parma, Italy (May 24-July 11); Rasht, Iran (July 11-August 22); Phuket, Thailand (August 23-October 3) and Ensenada, Mexico (October 4-November 14). All four cities were added ...


  15. Rasht-Astara railway project moving forwardRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Trend

    A special working group has been created in Azerbaijan for implementation of the Rasht-Astara railway project, said the message from Azerbaijan's Economy Ministry May 26. The construction of Rasht-Astara railway was discussed during a meeting between Azerbaijan's Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev and Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi, said the message. During the meeting, the ministers emphasized the importance of cooperation in the sphere of transportation for expanding the relations between Iran and Azerbaijan.


  16. High Bail set for three imprisoned...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Iran: May 25, 2016. Yasser Mossayebzadeh, Saheb Fadaie and Mohammadreza Omidi , who were arrested on 13 May in Rasht, Iran, remain in custody after exorbitant bail amounts were set for them.


  17. Iran plans to launch new transit route to EURead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Trend

    Iran plans to launch a new transit route from Persian Gulf to the Europe which will be an alternative to Turkey path, Deputy Managing Director of Iranian Railway Hossein Ashouri said.


  18. Azerbaijan's economy minister to visit Iran May 25Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Trend

    Azerbaijan's economy minister Shahin Mustafayev will visit Iran on May 25, Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told Trend. He said Mahmoud Vaezi, minister of communications and information technology of Iran, co-chairman of the intergovernmental commission invited Shahin Mustafayev to Qazvin city to be familiar with the development of Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway.


  19. Ambassador discloses Tehran's economic plansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Trend

    Following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action January 16, Iranian government led by pragmatic President Hassan Rouhani has been developing plans for luring foreign investments aimed at renewing the country's aging industry and rebuilding the Islamic Republic's depressed economy. Western sanctions over the past recent years targeted the Islamic Republic's key energy and financial sectors, crippling its economy.


  20. Iran Rearrests Christian Pastor Once Sentenced to DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Breitbart.com

    On Friday, Iranian authorities rearrested an Iranian pastor who was once sentenced to death by hanging for renouncing Islam and converting to Christianity. According to U.K.-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Youcef Nadarkhani, 38, was arrested along with his wife, Tina Pasandide Nadarkhani, and a fellow church member, Yasser Mosayebzadeh, and two others in his house church. 1 comment