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U.S.’s Excessive Demands 08 Dec 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

U.S.’s Excessive Demands

While the U.S. pretends it is willing to strike a deal with Iran on its nuclear program, its words and acts are in contradiction  and the world is gradually realizing how the U.S. is seeking excessive demands and the Islamic Republic of Iran is right to resists and not to accept the U.S.’s return to the JCPOA.

Tehran, Brussels Explore Avenues for Cooperation 08 Dec 2021

Tehran, Brussels Explore Avenues for Cooperation

The Ambassador of Belgium to Tehran Gian Marco Rizzo in meeting with Head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce Masoud Khansari explored ways for opening avenues for more communication between the two countries.

Tehran, Brussels Explore Avenues for Cooperation 08 Dec 2021

Tehran, Brussels Explore Avenues for Cooperation

The Ambassador of Belgium to Tehran Gian Marco Rizzo in meeting with Head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce Masoud Khansari explored ways for opening avenues for more communication between the two countries.

Czech Trade Delegation to Visit Tehran in January 08 Dec 2021

Czech Trade Delegation to Visit Tehran in January

The Ambassador of Czech Republic Mr. Josef Rychtar in meeting with the Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafei explored ways for boosting cooperation especially cooperation in the rail transport.

Iran-Venezuela oil cooperation must take a new form, Raisi says 07 Dec 2021

Iran-Venezuela oil cooperation must take a new form, Raisi says

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran-Venezuela oil cooperation must take a new form and the two sides need to take further steps for expanding cooperation in the fields of refining and petrochemicals as well, Shana reported on Sunday.

Iran Exports to Armenia Soar by 60% 07 Dec 2021

Iran Exports to Armenia Soar by 60%

Chairman of the Iran-Armenia Joint Chamber of Commerce Hervik Yarjanian says Iran’s exports to Armenia have been over $200b in the first seven months of the current year which shows 60% growth comparing to the same period last year.

Exports from mining sector up 105% 06 Dec 2021

Exports from mining sector up 105%

  Iran exported around $7 billion of mining products in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), an increase of 105 percent year on year.

Bank loans to economic sectors increase nearly 65% 05 Dec 2021

Bank loans to economic sectors increase nearly 65%

  The Iranian banking system has paid 12.41 quadrillion rials (over $295 billion) in loans to domestic economic sectors in the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-October 22), registering a 64.8-percent rise from the same period in the previous year, IRNA reported.

Khuzestan governor proposes transfer of water-intensive industries to southern coasts 08 Dec 2021

Khuzestan governor proposes transfer of water-intensive industries to southern coasts

Writing an article in the Iran newspaper on Monday, the governor of the southwestern province of Khuzestan proposes an array of solutions to deal with water shortage and droughts.

Khuzestan governor proposes transfer of water-intensive industries to southern coasts 08 Dec 2021

Khuzestan governor proposes transfer of water-intensive industries to southern coasts

Writing an article in the Iran newspaper on Monday, the governor of the southwestern province of Khuzestan proposes an array of solutions to deal with water shortage and droughts.

U.S.’s Excessive Demands 08 Dec 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

U.S.’s Excessive Demands

While the U.S. pretends it is willing to strike a deal with Iran on its nuclear program, its words and acts are in contradiction  and the world is gradually realizing how the U.S. is seeking excessive demands and the Islamic Republic of Iran is right to resists and not to accept the U.S.’s return to the JCPOA.

Economy Will Not to Be Tied to Vienna Talks 08 Dec 2021

Economy Will Not to Be Tied to Vienna Talks

President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi says that his administration will not tie the economy and people's livelihood to the negotiations.

Presidential chief of staff: Iran entered Vienna with plans 07 Dec 2021

Presidential chief of staff: Iran entered Vienna with plans

  In an interview with state TV on Saturday night, presidential chief of staff Gholam Hossein Esmaeili said that Iran entered the Vienna talks with a plan.

Iran, UAE begin with the easiest 07 Dec 2021

Iran, UAE begin with the easiest

The mysterious, taciturn man of the United Arab Emirates finally made it to Iran on Monday, setting the stage for the gradual development of ties starting with economic cooperation.

Tehran Backs Security of Persian Gulf Countries 07 Dec 2021

Tehran Backs Security of Persian Gulf Countries

Stating that the security of the countries of the region is intertwined, President Raisi said in a meeting with the Emirati national security adviser that Iran supports the security of the Persian Gulf littoral states.

UN decries “disastrous” human rights for Palestinians 08 Dec 2021

UN decries “disastrous” human rights for Palestinians

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has strongly condemned Israeli violations of Palestinian rights, describing their situation as disastrous, with severe infringements occurring that are affecting the lives of millions of Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation.

Hezbollah is determined to resist against enemy 07 Dec 2021

Hezbollah is determined to resist against enemy

Sayyed Hashem Safi al-Din, A high-ranking official with the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has described certain parties that believe they can undermine the resistance by siege and sanctions as "fools", stressing that the resistance now lives in the bliss of victories.

U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria 06 Dec 2021

U.S. probes new “civilian fatalities” in Syria

The United States has triggered further controversy after acknowledging an airstrike it launched on Friday may have led to more civilian casualties in Syria.

Iran’s goals cannot be met by revival of the 2015 pact: researcher 05 Dec 2021

Iran’s goals cannot be met by revival of the 2015 pact: researcher

A senior research fellow at the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore says the 2015 nuclear deal won’t bring economic benefits for Iran.

The Big Bang of Lebanon 04 Dec 2021

The Big Bang of Lebanon

During the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1989), the first time Lebanon suffered from the collapse of its Lira was when the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) departed the country in 1982, after the Israeli invasion. The Lebanese lira’s price fell from 3 to 3000 against the American dollar in one go. However, at that time no one felt that the Lebanese existence as an independent state was in jeopardy.

Barbados ditches British monarchy 02 Dec 2021

Barbados ditches British monarchy

After a while of deliberating, prolonging the move and marking the date on the calendar, Barbados has officially removed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as the head of state and become a republic.

Iran planning to launch 3 satellites into space 30 Nov 2021

Iran planning to launch 3 satellites into space

Iran is going ahead with the launch of three satellites into orbit in line with a national plan to develop the space industry over the last 10 years.

Some $4b allocated to support knowledge-based firms 18 Sep 2021

Some $4b allocated to support knowledge-based firms

The Innovation and Prosperity Fund affiliated with the Vice Presidency of Science and Technology has earmarked a sum of 170 trillion rials (nearly $4 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to support knowledge-based companies over the past 4 years.

Govt. supports 7,000 technological projects in 8 years 13 Sep 2021

Govt. supports 7,000 technological projects in 8 years

The Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has paved the way for research and production of technological products by supporting 7,000 projects.

Iran among upper-middle countries in readiness for frontier technologies 31 Aug 2021

Iran among upper-middle countries in readiness for frontier technologies

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report 2021 has placed Iran among upper-middle countries in terms of readiness for frontier technologies.

Over $125 million allocated to nanotechnology sector 29 Aug 2021

Over $125 million allocated to nanotechnology sector

As of the start of a national plan to develop the nanotechnology sector 15 years ago, more than 5,283 billion rials (about $125.7 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to nanotechnology projects, IRNA reported on Saturday.

Nine national macro technology projects inaugurated 04 Aug 2021

Nine national macro technology projects inaugurated

Nine national macro projects have come on stream with high technological complexity and strategic importance.

Takaful insurance to make debut in Iran 08 Dec 2021

Takaful insurance to make debut in Iran

Iran will launch limited takaful insurance services for the first time after finance minister Ehsan Khandouzi said that there is a demand for Islamic takaful insurance.

Sri Lankan envoy opens exhibition on agricultural products in Tehran 07 Dec 2021

Sri Lankan envoy opens exhibition on agricultural products in Tehran

  Sri Lankan Ambassador to Iran, Wishwanath Aponsu, officially inaugurated an exhibition on agricultural products in Tehran on Monday.

Dam reservoirs down by 30% in current water year 06 Dec 2021

Dam reservoirs down by 30% in current water year

The total volume of water in dam reservoirs is estimated at about 17.67 billion cubic meters since the beginning of the current water year (September 23, 2021), showing a 30 percent decrease compared to the same period last year.

Foreign Nationals Vaccination Continue Seriously 05 Dec 2021

Foreign Nationals Vaccination Continue Seriously

President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi noted the vaccination of foreign nationals in the country due to the humanitarian concerns from past months said this process is being underway seriously.

Iranian knowledge-based goods to be produced in 7 countries 04 Dec 2021

Iranian knowledge-based goods to be produced in 7 countries

Iran will launch production lines of knowledge-based products in seven countries, namely Turkey, Armenia, Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Syria, Iraq, and Kenya, Marzieh Shaverdi, the manager of the Innovation and Prosperity Fund, has said.

Iran, UN working to map out new partnership on sustainable development 02 Dec 2021

Iran, UN working to map out new partnership on sustainable development

The United Nations and the Iranian government are going to map out a new partnership on sustainable development for the next five years, UN Iran Resident Coordinator, Stefan Priesner, has said.

Book on Iran theater pioneers published 30 Nov 2021

Book on Iran theater pioneers published

  A book giving an account of those people who developed Iran’s modern theater has been published by the Tehran-based publisher Mahris.

Cinéma Vérité to review top films of Doclisboa festival 23 Nov 2021

Cinéma Vérité to review top films of Doclisboa festival

Movies acclaimed at various editions of Portugal’s Doclisboa International Film Festival will be reviewed in a special section at the 15th edition of Cinéma Vérité, Iran’s major international festival for documentary films.

Fajr national, international filmfests to reunite in 2022 27 Oct 2021

Fajr national, international filmfests to reunite in 2022

The Cinema Organization of Iran announced on Tuesday that the Fajr national and international film festivals will be combined again for 2022.

Book tracing Hafez influence on Goethe, Uecker introduced at Frankfurt fair 25 Oct 2021

Book tracing Hafez influence on Goethe, Uecker introduced at Frankfurt fair

A book studying Persian poet Hafez’s influence on German poet Goethe and his fellow artist Gunther Uecker 200 years later was introduced in a special session at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Saturday.

Artist Ruholamin portrays arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom 19 Oct 2021

Artist Ruholamin portrays arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom

Hassan Ruholamin, an Iranian artist whose paintings mostly revolve around stories from the history of Islam, has portrayed in his new artwork the arrival of Hazrat Masumeh (SA) in Qom.

Ashkan Rahgozar selected for Thessaloniki Animation Festival jury 17 Oct 2021

Ashkan Rahgozar selected for Thessaloniki Animation Festival jury

Ashkan Rahgozar, director of the acclaimed Iranian movie “The Last Fiction”, has been selected as a member of the jury at the 7th Thessaloniki Animation Festival in Greece.

Skocic is right about Iran’s tactical deficiency 06 Dec 2021

Skocic is right about Iran’s tactical deficiency

About two months ago, Iran football team head coach Dragan Skocic spoke frankly about the fact that the country’s footballers are technically-good but they need to grow up tactically, however, some critics attacked him for what he said about the football.

Skocic is right about Iran’s tactical deficiency 06 Dec 2021

Skocic is right about Iran’s tactical deficiency

About two months ago, Iran football team head coach Dragan Skocic spoke frankly about the fact that the country’s footballers are technically-good but they need to grow up tactically, however, some critics attacked him for what he said about the football.

Tbilisi 2021: Iran’s Rouhollah Rostami seizes silver 04 Dec 2021

Tbilisi 2021: Iran’s Rouhollah Rostami seizes silver

Rouhollah Rostami of Iran won a silver medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Friday.

Iran to leave Tehran for 2021 World Women’s Handball C’ship on Thursday 01 Dec 2021

Iran to leave Tehran for 2021 World Women’s Handball C’ship on Thursday

Iran’s women’s handball team will travel to Spain on Thursday to compete at the 2021 World Women's Handball Championship.

Iran’s Eskandarzadeh wins gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships 28 Nov 2021

Iran’s Eskandarzadeh wins gold at World Para Powerlifting Championships

  Saeid Eskandarzadeh of Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships on Saturday.

Gianni Infantino to attend Iran’s match with Iraq 24 Nov 2021

Gianni Infantino to attend Iran’s match with Iraq

FIFA president Gianni Infantino will travel to Tehran on Jan. 27, 2022 to attend the match between Iran and Iraq in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Iran volleyball federation’s long-term plans revealed 21 Nov 2021

Iran volleyball federation’s long-term plans revealed

Mohammadreza Davarzani, head of Iran volleyball federation, has revealed the long-term plans of the federation until 2024 Olympic Games.

Domestic production of 2 catalysts saves Iran’s petchem sector $70m 12 Sep 2021

Domestic production of 2 catalysts saves Iran’s petchem sector $70m

Iranian experts succeeded in indigenizing the knowledge for the production of two catalysts used in the petrochemical sector, which saves this sector $70 million.

Iran Can Hit $900k Cruise Missiles at a Cost of Only $10 02 Sep 2021

Iran Can Hit $900k Cruise Missiles at a Cost of Only $10

  A senior Iranian commander has praised the Air Defense Force’s achievements over the past years, saying the country, a pioneer in the technology of directed energy, is today capable of targeting micro air vehicles (MAVs) that violate its airspace.

Production by major automakers exceeds 345,000 30 Aug 2021

Production by major automakers exceeds 345,000

Three major Iranian carmakers, namely Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), SAIPA Group, and Pars Khodro, manufactured 345,392 vehicles during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), the data released by Codal website showed.

Promoting domestic production in industry, mining sectors seriously pursued 29 Aug 2021

Promoting domestic production in industry, mining sectors seriously pursued

Developing domestic production and cutting reliance on external sources for meeting the country’s needs have become one of the main priorities of the Iranian government over the past few years, and especially since the re-imposition of the U.S. sanctions in 2018.

Domestic contractors able to construct 1m housing units per year 07 Aug 2021

Domestic contractors able to construct 1m housing units per year

Deputy Head of Iran’s Mass Construction Association Iraj Rahbar has said the country’s contractors are capable of constructing one million housing units a year if the necessary funding and land is provided, IRNA reported.

Manufacturing of 32 major industrial, mining products rises 20 Jun 2021

Manufacturing of 32 major industrial, mining products rises

The production of 32 major mining and industrial products has increased in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry data.

Superiority in the Sea 10 Nov 2021

By: Hamid Reza Naghashian
Superiority in the Sea

  Recent developments in the region and especially in the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf are signs of emergence of one of the strongest navies in the world which is the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Superiority in the Sea 10 Nov 2021
By: Hamid Reza Naghashian

Superiority in the Sea

  Recent developments in the region and especially in the Sea of Oman and the Persian Gulf are signs of emergence of one of the strongest navies in the world which is the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Army to test four new military equipment 02 Oct 2021

Army to test four new military equipment

On the sidelines of a military drill in northwest Iran on Friday morning, commander of the Army Ground Force Kioumars Heydari said that Iran will test four new weaponries in the drill.

Iraqi Kurdistan ’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran 08 Sep 2021

Iraqi Kurdistan ’s inaction over Kurdish militants angers Iran

In the latest indication that Iraqi Kurdistan’s regional government has not sufficiently heeded Iran’s earlier warnings over the activism of dissident groups, a senior Iranian general starkly warned the Iraqi Kurdish authorities to rein in the activities of these groups. 

IRGC Plans to Enhance Missile Power 05 Sep 2021

IRGC Plans to Enhance Missile Power

Head of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the force has plans to boost cooperation with the Defense Ministry to enhance its missile power in the new administration.

Iranian military warns against fabricating stories, says won’t allow military engagement in peripher 08 Aug 2021

Iranian military warns against fabricating stories, says won’t allow military engagement in peripher

A senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces General Staff on Saturday dismissed as untrue statements by the United States about a suspicious incident for an Israeli-operated tanker in the Sea of Oman, warning the enemy that Iran will not allow any military engagement in its periphery.

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups 30 May 2021

US ‘increasingly alarmed’ by drone attacks from Iraqi resistance groups

US military officials are “increasingly alarmed” by drone attacks from anti-terror resistance groups in Iraq, which are posing a growing threat to American military bases and diplomatic facilities in the Arab country, according to a report.