Archive for the ‘Iran Press’ Category

Iran-Turkey Trade Ties Exceed $8bln in 2007

Saturday, December 29, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s Agriculture Minister Mohammad Reza Eskandari and Turkish Foreign Trade Minister Kursad Tuzmen discussed issues of mutual interest in Ankara.

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Iran’s First Mosque Dates Back to 9th Century AD

Saturday, December 29, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Excavations at the ruins of the Siraf city in Iran indicate that the first mosque in the region was built in the 9th century AD.

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Iran Positive about New Talks with US over Iraq

Saturday, December 29, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s envoy to Baghdad says Tehran has presented proposals on the security situation in Iraq which might pave the way for “a positive outcome” in the next round of talks with the US.

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Iraqi President Retracts Criticism of 1975 Border Accord with Iran

Saturday, December 29, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iraqi President Jalal Talabani took back his earlier statement that he does not recognize the 1975 Algiers border accord with Iran, saying on Iranian state television Friday that the treaty remains valid.

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Iran Petrochemical Projects Ready to Experience 300% Growth

Friday, December 28, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s petrochemical projects will witness a 300% growth in 10 years, with domestic petrochemical output soaring to 98 million tons at the end of 10-year plan, 2014, fetching the country US$20 bln pa.

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Iranian Embassy Responds

Friday, December 28, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Following the release of an article by AFP on Iranian president’s nuclear policies, the Islamic Republic’s ambassador to Indonesia voiced protest and presented the following response.

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Iran Seeks Bahrain’s Aluminum Expertise

Friday, December 28, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s aluminum industries could benefit from closer ties with Aluminum Bahrain (Alba), Iran’s foreign minister said.

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Turkish Official: Iran, Turkey Most Significant Regional Powers

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) A Turkish parliamentary delegation headed by AKP MP and foreign relations committee chairman Murat Mercan met with a number of senior Iranian officials here in Tehran this week.

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Iran, Libya Sign Cooperation Agreements

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s first vice president and Libya’s prime minister Wednesday night attended in Tripoli the signing ceremony of 10 agreements in the fields of investment, marine wealth, customs, trade marine navigation, culture, higher education and tourism.

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Former Iranian nuclear negotiator calls for Iran-Arab Dialogue

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Former Iranian nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani on Wednesday called for setting up an Iran-Arab dialogue mechanism to improve relations and dissipate any misunderstanding between the two sides which share many denominators.

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Bahrain Praises Strong Ties Iran

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Strong bilateral ties were hailed as Bahraini leaders yesterday received visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.

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Iran Insists on Border Deal with Iraq

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki insisted on Wednesday that a 32-year-old territorial accord with Iraq remained in force.

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Iran, Bahrain Seek to Promote Trade Ties

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Bahrain and Iran have targeted an annual trade exchange volume of $1 billion by next year.

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Iran, Malaysia in Deal to Develop 2 Gas Fields

Thursday, December 27, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran and Malaysia have signed an agreement worth USD16 billion to develop two Iranian gas fields.

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Russia to Deliver S-300 Missile System to Iran

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran signed a contract with Russia Tuesday night on the purchase of an advanced missile system called S-300, Iranian Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said here on Wednesday.

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Iran Negotiating Purchase of Tur-M1 Missile System from Russia

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said that Tehran has entered negotiations with Moscow for the purchase of Russia’s Tur-M1 Missile system.

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Iran Warns Iraq about Violation of Border Accord

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Few countries may tolerate violation of international agreements by the other side, Iranian parliament speaker said in the wake of recent comments by Iraqi President Jalal Talabani that he does not recognize the 1975 Algiers border accord between Tehran and Baghdad.

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Iran’s Intelligence Minister: US Spying on Iranian Officials a Bluff

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s Intelligence Minister Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ezhehee dismissed claims that the recent US National Intelligence Estimate on Iran’s nuclear program was a product of espionage operations and eavesdropping on Iranian officials, describing it as “a bluff”.

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Iran Dismisses Britain’s Accusations as Baseless

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini here Wednesday rejected recent accusations raised by British Foreign Secretary against Tehran, describing such statements as “unfounded” and “baseless”.

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Iran’s President: Regional States Experiencing New Era of Relations

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that relations of regional countries have entered a new trend of development, adding that his presence at the recent heads of state summit of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) heralded a new era of regional relations.

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Iran’s Parliament Speaker Gholam Ali Haddad Adel Views Western Powers as Antichrist

Wednesday, December 26, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency) Iran’s Parliament Speaker Gholam Ali Haddad Adel said measures and actions of the western powers are against the teachings and aspirations of the holy Jesus Christ, stressing that western powers stand against the Christ as they are a symbol of war and animosity.

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Commander Highlights Power of Iranian Navy

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Commander of Iran’s naval force said his troops enjoy high capabilities for defending the country’s territorial waters.

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Iran gets 90 pct of oil income in euros, yen

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN – Iran has boosted oil export earnings in non-U.S. dollar currencies to 90 percent, a senior official said on Sunday, making clear the world’s fourth-largest crude exporter would continue to reduce its dollar exposure.

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Official: 2,500 Tons of Afghan Drugs Enter Iran Annually

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Some 2,500 tons of narcotics enter Iran from neighboring Afghanistan annually, an anti-drugs official said on Sunday.

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Iran $1bln for New Planes

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran’s Supreme Council for Management and Economic Planning has allocated $1bln for the acquisition of new passenger aircraft.

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Iran to Float Tender for 19 N. Power Plants

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran will be announcing bidding for its 19 nuclear power plants, an MP was quoted as saying.

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Iran’s First Power Plant to Be Operational by March 2008

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iranian energy minister said his country’s first nuclear power plant will be functional within three months, contradicting earlier claims by Russian company constructing plant that it won’t be operational before end of 2008.

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Iran, Italy’s Edison Close to Gas Deal

Monday, December 24, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran and Italian power company Edison are nearing agreement on a deal to pump more than a billion cubic feet of Iranian gas to Europe per day, the Iranian oil minister said on Sunday.

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Iran Masters RADAR Technology

Sunday, December 16, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iranian Defense Ministry Saturday said it has launched production of a new generation of long and medium-range RADAR systems.

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President Ahmadinejad: Resuming Iran-US Interaction Requires One More Step by Washington

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday hailed the latest US intelligence report on the Iranian nuclear program as a positive step and called for more such moves from Washington.

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Iran Aims to End Gasoline Rationing by March 2009

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Iran aims to end gasoline rationing by March 2009 through expanding domestic production of fuel and encouraging the use of vehicles powered by natural gas, an Iranian oil official said on Monday.

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Iran-Mideast Relations Unaffected by US Comments

Monday, December 10, 2007 Comments Off

TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Tehran says recent comments about Iran from Washington cannot affect relations between countries in the Mideast.

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Iran and EU face tough nuclear talks

Thursday, November 29, 2007 Comments Off

Chances of a breakthrough appear slim when Iran’s main nuclear negotiator meets Europe’s top diplomat on Friday in a last effort to avert tougher sanctions over Tehran’s disputed atomic program.

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Towards Replacing Vacuums of International Law, Possible New Laws Governing the Global System

Monday, October 8, 2007 Comments Off

The new challenges to international security reveal themselves on today’s international scene, representing major elements of the new logic that establishes international order: they transform the security environment, redefine international relations and succeed to influence the way be perceive global peace, individual liberties and every day life.  

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Brzezinski: U.S. in danger of ‘stampeding’ to war with Iran

Thursday, September 27, 2007 Comments Off

  Former national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski likened U.S. officials’ saber rattling about Iran’s alleged nuclear ambitions to similar statements made before the start of the Iraq war.      

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