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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  International

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Tarif announced on his Facebook page that he is to leave Monday evening for New York in order to attend the UN General Assembly. On the sidelines of the conference, Tarif will meet with several foreign ministers, with Ashton and apparently…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  International

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At the annual conference of IRGC commanders attended by the president, IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said that the Islamic Revolution is in fine shape and that  what we are witnessing is a series of failures of imperialism in its confrontation with the resistance. We are…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  International

The meeting between Britain’s Foreign Secretary and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has been finalized and will take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Hassan Rouhani will leave next week for the UN, where he will meet, inter alia, with Iranian…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Military

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Head the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, (NSFPC) Alaeddin Boroujerdi discussed the possible  construction of a second Bushehr nuclear power plant (NPP). “I believe that it is possible to build Iran’s second nuclear power plant, if the Russians undertake the project, within 3-4 years….

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Military

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Ghassem Suleimani said that in the eyes of the West, Zionists and the reactionary (Arab)  regimes, Syria’s real problem is not the ruling Alawite minority or the lack of democracy but the reality is that the West and the reactionary regimes know that the resistance’s powerful…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Military

Iranian army commander discusses the presence of Iranians, training and plans given to military forces, etc.  …

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Economy

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Managing Director of the Export Development Bank of Iran Bahman Vakili announced the lifting of international sanctions against the bank, adding that although the EU can appeal the decision, since it does not have the necessary documents, approval of this decision will be final. According to…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Economy

South Korean Customs announced during this past August that Seoul would import ../../../css/imported_in_July__in_which_Seoul_imported_190_516_barrels_of_190_516_barrels_of_oil_from_Iran.__nbsp_kchuxhvhw3mck32rwazzro.css;…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Economy

Majlis Planning and Budget Committee member Ahmad Tavakoli said that the oil account reserves contained $176 million, of which the government sector used $161 million. All oil dollars were used by the private sector and only 10% went to the private sector and cooperative. Some claim,…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Human Rights

Green Movement activist Omid Shahmoradi was arrested last year and released on bail after 62 days. He arrived at Wing 350 of Evin Prison to serve his three-year prison sentence handed down to him by Judge Salavati following his conviction on charges of participating in street…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Human Rights

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Political prisoner engineer Mehdi Farahi Shandiz who is imprisoned at Evin was transferred last month to solitary confinement in Wing 209 and prohibited from meeting his family. Mehdi was first arrested six years ago on May 1st and sentenced to nine months in prison, most of…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Domestic

Although not yet approved by officials, many sites and news agencies in Iran are reporting a lifting of the jam on the largest social network Facebook and Twitter. According to reports, some internet users in various areas of Iran are reporting success in accessing their Facebook…

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Tuesday, 17 September 2013  /  Domestic

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At the annual conference of IRGC commanders, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani discussed the instructions of the late Imam Khomeini that the armed forces should not become involved in political games and added: this means that the IRGC is above politics and does not support or is…

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