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Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The Austria oil and gas company ‘OMV’ will continue its cooperation with Iran, Reuters reported.

Israeli  jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Israeli jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – Israeli jet fighters bombarded two ports in western Gaza on Wednesday, Palestinian media reported.

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – A terrorist attack by Daesh on a military base in Tadmur District, central Syria claimed the lives of 26 people.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Wednesday:

Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

By: Hossein Mousavian

Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

Tehran, May 13, IRNA - A former diplomat and a researcher at Princeton University in an article published on Lobelog website said Mike Pompeo’s list of demands simply recycles many of the same coercive policies and statements made by past U.S. administrations.

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Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

By: Hossein Mousavian

Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

Tehran, May 13, IRNA - A former diplomat and a researcher at Princeton University in an article published on Lobelog website said Mike Pompeo’s list of demands simply recycles many of the same coercive policies and statements made by past U.S. administrations.

Iran MP: US fury due to failure of its plans in region

Iran MP: US fury due to failure of its plans in region

Beirut, May 23, IRNA - Head of the Majlis (Iranian Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says the US fury is due to the failure of its plans in Iraq and Syria.

President Rouhani:  Iranian nation not afraid of threats

President Rouhani: Iranian nation not afraid of threats

Tehran, May 23, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation never fears empty threats and is much greater than Trump, Pompeo, Bolton and other extremists who have gathered together in Washington.

Iran: US backs Zionists, Saudis in attacking civilians

Iran: US backs Zionists, Saudis in attacking civilians

New York, May 23, IRNA – The United States is proving Zionists and Saudis with impunity in attacking civilians, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations said.

US exit from JCPOA will not leave much impact on Iran’s economy

US exit from JCPOA will not leave much impact on Iran’s economy

Moscow, May 22, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei on Tuesday reiterated that the JCPOA is not amendable, saying that US withdrawal from the deal will not leave much impact on Iran’s economy.

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The Austria oil and gas company ‘OMV’ will continue its cooperation with Iran, Reuters reported.

BP halts cooperation with Iran due to reintroduction of sanctions

BP halts cooperation with Iran due to reintroduction of sanctions

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – British Petroleum (BP) has suspended work on one of its North Sea gas fields due to the reintroduction of US sanctions on Iran in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran's year-on-year inflation put at 8%

Iran's year-on-year inflation put at 8%

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Iran's inflation rate in the 12 months ending in the Iranian calendar month of Ordibehesht (April 21-May 21) was 8%, showing decrease compared to figures from a month earlier, according to Statistical Center of Iran.

Two Iranian arrested in Baku for smuggling counterfeit medicine

Two Iranian arrested in Baku for smuggling counterfeit medicine

Baku, May 22, IRNA – Two Iranian citizens were arrested in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan Republic, for smuggling counterfeit medicine.

Non-oil exports up 25% in 2 months

Non-oil exports up 25% in 2 months

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Head Iran customs announced that non-oil exports experienced 25% growth during the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year started on March 21.

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Israeli  jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Israeli jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – Israeli jet fighters bombarded two ports in western Gaza on Wednesday, Palestinian media reported.

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – A terrorist attack by Daesh on a military base in Tadmur District, central Syria claimed the lives of 26 people.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Wednesday:

Damascus, Countryside close last chapter of war on terrorism

Damascus, Countryside close last chapter of war on terrorism

Tehran, May 13, IRNA/ SANA – A state of relief and joy prevailed the streets of Damascus City after fully cleansing al-Hajar al-Aswad area of terrorism and announcing Damascus and Damascus countryside entirely safe areas.

Weapons and ammo seized in Homs northern countryside

Weapons and ammo seized in Homs northern countryside

Tehran, May 23, IRNA /SANA - Amounts of weapons, ammo, landmines, and IEDS were seized by authorities in the northern countryside of Homs province.

Iran sabre fencing team stands on world 4th ranking

Iran sabre fencing team stands on world 4th ranking

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – According to International Fencing Federation (FIE), Iranian sabre fencing team for the first times stood on the 4th place in world.

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Teenage soccer team of Iranian came second in a soccer tournament that was held in Jiangyin, eastern China.

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Tehran, May 21, IRNA - Iranian men's national beach volleyball team ranked second in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour held in Aydin, Turkey.

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Tehran, May 18, IRNA – Iran's wrestling team ranked second on Friday in the 33rd World Military Wrestling Championship in Moscow.

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iran won the first title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018 in Kyrgyzstan.

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Canadian lawyer: Iran Deal not a political agreement

Canadian lawyer: Iran Deal not a political agreement

New York, May 22, IRNA – Iran nuclear deal is not merely a political agreement, Canadian Lawyer Ryan Alford said, adding that the US unilateral walkaway from the deal is in contrast with its internal laws, Vienna Convention and UNSC commitments.

Trump responsible for consequences of withdrawal from Iran Deal: UK ex-envoy to Iran

Trump responsible for consequences of withdrawal from Iran Deal: UK ex-envoy to Iran

London, May 22, IRNA – The US President Donald Trump is squarely responsible for the consequences of his country's withdrawal front Iran Deal, said the former ambassador of the United Kingdom in Tehran.

China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

Beijing, May 20, IRNA – World countries should be careful about uncalculated moves by US President Donald Trump and his administration, warned a former Chinese ambassador to Iran.

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Kuala Lumpur, May 19, IRNA – President of the Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organization (MAPIM) called for the killing of defenseless Palestinian people by forces of the Zionist regime of Israel to be stopped immediately.

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, `sheer folly`

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, 'sheer folly'

Baghdad, May 16, IRNA – The US unilateral withdrawal from the Iran Deal and its move to relocate American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy Quds were 'sheer folly' which practically led to damaging Washington's prestige, Iraqi foreign minister said here on Wednesday.

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Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The Austria oil and gas company ‘OMV’ will continue its cooperation with Iran, Reuters reported.

Israeli  jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Israeli jet fighters bombard ports of Gaza

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – Israeli jet fighters bombarded two ports in western Gaza on Wednesday, Palestinian media reported.

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Suicide attack kills 26 in central Syria

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – A terrorist attack by Daesh on a military base in Tadmur District, central Syria claimed the lives of 26 people.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on May 23

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Wednesday:

Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

By: Hossein Mousavian

Pompeo's demands proved counterproductive, self-defeating

Tehran, May 13, IRNA - A former diplomat and a researcher at Princeton University in an article published on Lobelog website said Mike Pompeo’s list of demands simply recycles many of the same coercive policies and statements made by past U.S. administrations.

Damascus, Countryside close last chapter of war on terrorism

Damascus, Countryside close last chapter of war on terrorism

Tehran, May 13, IRNA/ SANA – A state of relief and joy prevailed the streets of Damascus City after fully cleansing al-Hajar al-Aswad area of terrorism and announcing Damascus and Damascus countryside entirely safe areas.

Iran MP: US fury due to failure of its plans in region

Iran MP: US fury due to failure of its plans in region

Beirut, May 23, IRNA - Head of the Majlis (Iranian Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says the US fury is due to the failure of its plans in Iraq and Syria.

President Rouhani:  Iranian nation not afraid of threats

President Rouhani: Iranian nation not afraid of threats

Tehran, May 23, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation never fears empty threats and is much greater than Trump, Pompeo, Bolton and other extremists who have gathered together in Washington.

Iran: US backs Zionists, Saudis in attacking civilians

Iran: US backs Zionists, Saudis in attacking civilians

New York, May 23, IRNA – The United States is proving Zionists and Saudis with impunity in attacking civilians, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations said.

Weapons and ammo seized in Homs northern countryside

Weapons and ammo seized in Homs northern countryside

Tehran, May 23, IRNA /SANA - Amounts of weapons, ammo, landmines, and IEDS were seized by authorities in the northern countryside of Homs province.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

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Indonesia seen set to struggle to procure Australia condensate

Indonesia seen set to struggle to procure Australia condensate

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Indonesia’s Trans-Pacific Petrochemical Indotama refinery may struggle to procure a regular supply of Australian condensate in coming months as competition among regional buyers for the ultra-light crude oil intensifies due to the US’ efforts to limit Iran’s crude and condensate exports.

Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

By Hassan Hanizadeh*

Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iraq’s electoral commission ultimately announced the final results of the country’s parliamentary elections. The results suggested that a political coalition led by influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr won 54 seats — the most seats.

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Trump president of 'Nakba'

By Reza Bahar*

Trump president of 'Nakba'

Tehran, May 16, IRNA - “Our greatest hope is for peace,” said US President Donald Trump at the opening ceremony of the US embassy in al Quds (Jerusalem) on a day described by many as the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza border gathered in a show of protest against relocation of American embassy.