Iran

Zarif meets with Iraqi parliament speaker

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Mohamed al-Halbousi on Sunday. The two sides conferred on the latest developments in bilateral relations, parliamentary cooperation, the fight against terrorism, and current developments in Iraq and the region. Heading a …

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Cabinet of Ministers approves Iran’s membership in IARC

TEHRAN: Iran’s membership bill in the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. The Cabinet of Ministers on Sunday approved the membership bill of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the International Agency for Research on Cancer with the aim …

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Our region in need of peace: Zarif

TEHRAN:  In a joint press conference with his Iraq counterpart Fuad Hussein in Baghdad, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined the vitality of holding regional and international talks adding that the region needs peace. “We are really happy that we are standing beside each other and we have defeated the …

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Iranian force bust large drug transport in central Iran

The Iranian security forces announced on Saturday, that they have seized hundreds of kilograms of drugs in the Yazd Province. According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), who quoted the commander of the Internal Security Forces in the Yazd Province in central Iran, Brigadier General Abbas Ali Badhani, “1,332 …

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China guarantees to buy Iran crude for 25 years: Ex-envoy

A former Iranian ambassador to China says the East Asian country would guarantee to buy Iran’s oil for 25 years as part of a long-term partnership deal that is being negotiated between the two. Mehdi Safari said in remarks published on Sunday that China is looking for a reliable supplier …

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Iranian Universities Advance in Leiden Ranking

The Center for Science and Technology Studies Leiden Ranking has placed 36 Iranian universities in the list of over 1,000 major universities worldwide in 2020 compared with 26 universities in 2019. The ranking is prepared based on the indicators of scientific impact and collaboration. The rankings are compiled by the …

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FM Zarif to visit Baghdad, Erbil tomorrow: Iraqi media says

According to the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA), Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with his counterpart Fuad Hussein and some other high-ranking Iraqi officials. This is Zarif’s fourth visit to Iraq as a foreign minister in the 11th and 12th governments of Iran. The Iranian foreign minister …

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