TEHRAN, August 20 - The Iranian nation is aware that the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” against Iran “has not materialized,” says Iran's Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani.
TEHRAN, August 19 - A new poll shows that over half of voters oppose dispatching Japan’s Self-Defense Forces personnel to the Persian Gulf to join a US-led coalition in a purported mission of protecting maritime shipping lanes in the Middle East.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Different trading floors of the Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) witnessed trading of more than 2 million and 60 thousand tons of commodities worth over $2,510 million in July, the trading volume and value experienced a growth of 21% and 15%, respectively.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto voiced his country’s support for INSTEX, a financial mechanism that the European Union has developed to maintain trade with Iran and bypass the US sanctions.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Iranian and Chinese diplomatic delegations conferred on the latest developments in Syria, and stressed protection of the Arab country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the wake of a US plan to create a so-called safe zone in northeast Syria.
TEHRAN, August 19 - The foreign minister of Iran who has visited Finland said Tehran and Helsinki agree on an initiative for a regional dialogue forum in the Persian Gulf.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Iraq’s Minister of Interior Yassin al-Yasiri expressed his country’s willingness to benefit from the Iranian Police’s experience in ensuring security.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi highlighted the continued failure of the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal to live up to their obligations, and said the Islamic Republic is planning the third step to reduce its nuclear commitments.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei approved a proposal from Iran’s top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of 1,070 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Ethnic diversity is what makes Iran an interesting tourist attraction. This diversity manifests itself in diverse languages, costumes, foods and of course, music.