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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  International

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Mohammad Javad Zarif and Sergey Lavrov met in Tehran. Reportedly, the main topics of discussions were the ongoing crisis in Syrian and Genèva nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1.  …

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  International

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The head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee (NSFPC) Alaeddin Boroujerdi called the  Arab states’ request to attend the  nuclear talks irrelevant. I wonder why countries with no nuclear capability and with no leverage in negotiations would demand such a thing … it is…

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  International

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A dress worn by Brazilian model and actress Fernanda Lima at the World Cup draw led to her being singled out by Iranians on social media. Some Iranians on social networks Twitter and FaceBook urge Lima to dress up and even wear a Hijab (women dress…

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  Military

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Mohammad Ali Jafari criticized Foreign Minister Zarif for his remarks on Iran’s defense capability while addressing the students of Tehran University. “We consider Zarif  an experience diplomat, but he does not have any expertise in the field of defense…his remarks at TehranUniversity comparing Iran and the US military capabilities…

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  Military

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Defense Minister Brig Gen Hussein Dehqan has invited his Azerbaijani counterpart to Iran to discuss political, military and Karabakh issues. The Iranian Ambassador to Baku has met Azerbaijani Defence Minister Maj Gen Zakir Asgar Oglu Hasanov to  convey Dehqan’s message.  …

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  Economy

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Head of the Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Asadollah Asgarowladi said “We are seeking to establish the bank in China soon…Opening an Iranian bank in China and making an investment is on our agenda. Opening such a bank will facilitate commercial ties as well as transfer of…

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  Human Rights

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Alireza Darvish was arrested by security agents, who searched his office and house while seizing his computer, CDs and documents related to the pro-Zoroastrian weekly Amordad. Darvish was taken to an unknown location.  …

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013  /  Domestic

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Hossein Naqavi- Hosseini of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee (NSFPC) said that that foreign minister had answered questions by the Majlis members about the IAEA inspections, nuclear negotiations, and Iran’s embassy in Beirut explosions. Naqavi- Husseini said that credible sources stated that Israel had…

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