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  1. Iran's FM hails Tehran, Conakry tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, July 28 By Khalid Kazimov Trend: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed ties between Tehran and Conakry saying his ongoing West Africa tour is the beginning of a new chapter in the Islamic Republic's ties with the African countries. At a meeting with Prime Minister of Guinea, Mamady Youla in Conakry, Zarif said that the two countries enjoy close ties and the ongoing visit will contribute to the expansion of cooperation between the two countries particularly in economic and commercial spheres.


  2. Iran to triple gas exports to ArmeniaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Iran says it plans to increase its exports of natural gas to Armenia from the present volume of 1 million cubic meters per day to 3 mcm/d within the next few years. Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh has been quoted by the media as saying that the rise will take place before 2019.     Zanganeh told reporters after a meeting with the visiting Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Levon Yolyan in Tehran that the planned increase in Iran's gas exports to Armenia follows a request from Yerevan to the same effect.


  3. Iran, Azerbaijan discuss financing railway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, July 27 By Farhad Daneshvar Trend: Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh-Kashan and Azerbaijan's Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev have attended a session of the transport working group of the two countries held in Baku. The working group has discussed cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan on the financial issues of a project for the construction of Rasht-Astara railway, the press office of Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan announced.


  4. Armenia determined to bolster ties with IranRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    TEHRAN, Jul. 26 – Iran's First Vice-President, Jahangiri, received the visiting Armenian Energy Minister, Yolyan, in Tehran on Tuesday. "Iran sees no limitation in broadening ties with Armenia and economic ties of the two countries should be developed the same way the good political and cultural relations of the two countries are flourishing," said Iran's First Vice-President, Es'hagh Jahangiri, in his meeting with visiting Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia, Levon Yolyan, in Tehran on Tuesday.


  5. Iran plans to export gas to Georgia via ArmeniaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Xinhua, China July 26 2016 Iran plans to export gas to Georgia via Armenia Source: Xinhua 2016-07-26 20:05:21 TEHRAN, July 26 -- Iran has signed an agreement with a Georgian purchaser for natural gas sale, and the agreement will hopefully come into effect in the current year, official IRNA news agency reported Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after a meeting with the visiting Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Levon Yolyan, Iranian Minister of Oil Zangeneh said Iran's gas transit to Georgia via Armenia was the most important topic in the discussions with his Armenian partner.


  6. Racing in unusual places: Illuminate goes to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Velonews

    The men in the black kits were far from home, racing in a foreign - very foreign - place. And, to top that off, as they raced across Iran's mountains, about a mile above sea level, the weather was starting to turn.


  7. Tehran, Yerevan reach new gas dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's oil minister has announced that on the basis of a new agreement between Tehran and Yerevan, Iranian gas will be transferred to Georgia through Armenia. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a meeting with the visiting Armenian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Levon Yolyan, Iran's Bijan Zanganeh said transit of Iranian gas via Armenia marked the main axis of the session.


  8. Ankara's envoy calls on Tehran to lift ban on trips to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, June 25 By Khalid Kazimov Trend: Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Reza Hakan Tekin has called on Tehran to revoke a recent decision banning Iranian travel agencies from organizing tours to Turkey. Confirming that a state of emergency has been imposed in Turkey following a failed coup attempt, the envoy noted that emergency rule will not have an impact on the freedom of citizens and it is aimed at preventing similar attempts, ISNA news agency reported.


  9. Iran embraces visitor with warm welcome, bazaars, mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 |

    For many years, I read about the rich history of Persia and yearned to see the wonders left behind in Iran, but when I told my friends I wanted to visit Iran, they thought I was crazy. They didn't believe it was safe, or they thought Iranians would be hostile toward Americans.


  10. 15 Die After Bus Overturns in North IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Outlook

    Iran's state TV is reporting that 15 people have died after their bus crashed into a high-voltage electricity pylon and overturned in the north of the country. The report says dozens of passengers were injured during the incident.


  11. Star Jordan Burroughs key to wrestling's popularity pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 |

    In this May 19, 2016, file photo, Iran's Pehman Yarahmadi, left, grapples with Jordan Burroughs of the United States in a 163-pound match during the Beat the Streets wrestling exhibition in New York. Burroughs used his gold-medal moment at the 2012 Olympics in London to emerge as one of wrestling's biggest stars.


  12. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly states Iran celebrates 'Death to America Day': RNC 2016 Fact CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Plain Dealer

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz asserted in a speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night that Iran celebrates a holiday known as "Death to America Day."


  13. Iran extends visa on arrival to 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran has increased its visa on arrival extension from 1 month to 3 months, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicraft Organization Director Masoud Soltanifar announced. For the time being, citizens of 190 countries can obtain visa on arrival at the country's airports with one-month validation, he added.


  14. Diplomatic, economic and trade ties appear to be warming up between Iran and Greece.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Jewish Press

    Greek and Iranian government officials met this week in Athens for talks on developing economic, trade and industrial ties between the two countries. Such a move could become a threat to the Jewish State, which has worked hard to develop closer ties with Athens.


  15. Direct flight options to Iran widenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Korea Herald

    Last March, the South Korean government handed exclusive flight license to Korea's no.1 airline operator, Korean Air to serve Incheon-Tehran routes and vice versa. However, through the updated agreement, more local air carriers, such as Asiana Airlines are expected to join in the service.


  16. Sofia ready to become a corridor for export of Iran products: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Trend

    Sofia is ready to become a corridor for export of Iran products to the European countries, visiting Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Monday, IRNA reported. He referred to the deep historical and cultural relations between Iranian and Bulgarian people and noted that the ground is ready for promotion of ties between Tehran and Sofia.


  17. All AirAsia & AirAsia X flights on 20% discountRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Nation

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  18. Ancient Persian maps show South China Sea islands part of Chinese territoryRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Xinhuanet

    A series of ancient maps drawn by Persian and Arabian geographers from the ninth to 17th centuries show the disputed waters and islands of the South China Sea have been Chinese territory since ancient time, according to a joint study by Chinese and Iranian researchers. "These maps are evidence from a third party, confirming China's sovereignty over the islands and the related sea area," said Yao Jide, research team leader from Yunnan University.


  19. Iran announces indictments for 3 dual nationals, foreignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This undated handout image provided by the Friends of Nizar Zakka group, shows Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese technology expert and advocate for Internet freedom, second right, posing with his relatives at an unidentified location. Tehran prosecutor said Monday, July 11, 2016, that Zakka, is among four people with foreign ties indicted on unknown charges in the Islamic Republic.


  20. Iran 'Likely to Join Nabucco Pipeline' amid Gas Hub Talks with BulgariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Sofia News Agency

    Bulgaria's PM Borisov and Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri as a Bulgarian delegation is visiting Tehran on July 11, 2016. Photo by GIS Negotiations between Bulgaria and Iran on Monday are tied to the forming of a "first joint gas center" in the country, Mehr News Agency writes.