‘Assad is Iran's redline’


Talking about his recent trip to Syria, Ali Akbar Velayati made the remarks during a TV interview on Saturday in Iran.

Noting the necessity of Iran-Russia ties to be stable and long-term, Velayati pointed to gravity of the condition in Syria and added “It is not far from expectation that the commander of IRGC Quds forces Major. Gen. Ghasem Soleimani pay a visit to Russia to hold talks with the country’s officials; Syrian crisis is not predicted to be solved in a short period of time.”


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IAEA report on Iran 'relatively white'


Speaking in a television talk show on Wednesday night, Seyed Abbas Araghchi said that International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has in its report confirmed Iran's full cooperation with the entity based on roadmap, which has enabled the body to release its final evaluation on Possible Military Dimensions (PMD).


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What I expect from UN Climate Change Conf. in Paris

بان کی مون

First, like any grandfather, I want my grandchildren to enjoy the beauty and bounty of a healthy planet.  And like any human being, it grieves me to see that floods, droughts and fires are getting worse, that island nations will disappear and uncounted species will become extinct.


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What Ayat. Khamenei’s letter didn’t say

دیدار فرماندهان و مسئولان نیروی دریایی ارتش با رهبر معظم انقلاب

All words that will be spoken, written, and read (or not!) about Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei’s second letter to Western youth will be telling. While the content can be spoken of, twisted to fit specific narratives, analyzed through prejudicial lenses at length, what will be ignored is what wasn’t said, and why the letter was written to begin with.


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Russia makes NATO responsible for downing of plane in Syria


By not describing categorically this abusive incident, NATO politically covered Ankara, member of the Alliance and thus is responsible for the crime, said Grushko in a meeting with the Deputy Secretary General of that military structure, Alexandr Vershbow.


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Mustafa Scientific Prize to rival Noble in near future


According to the Public Relations Department of Mustafa (PUBH) Prize, Mousa Reza Servati in an interview insisted on necessity of cooperation of Muslim scientists and added, "regarding the notable scientific growth in Iran and other Islamic countries and the recent developments in the Islamic world, any scientific cooperation, research development, or investment on scientific issues can be influential and helpful for Islamic countries.”


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Iran ready to cooperate with Mexican petrochemical industry

تخت روانچی

Following his trip to Mexico, Deputy Foreign Minister for American and European Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi met with the Mexican Undersecretary for Foreign Trade in the ministry of Economy Francisco de Rosenzweig discussing venues for reinvigorating economic relations between the two countries.


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Vice president arrives in Iraq


Iran’s Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri, who left the southern city of Abadan to Najaf on Wednesday morning, was warmly welcomed by a number of Iranian and Iraqi officials in Imam Ali (AS) airport upon arrival in the holy city of Najaf.


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Russian purchase of ISIL oil ‘highly unlikely and improbable’

نشست خبری رئیس مجلس شورای اسلامی

Ali Larijani participated in a press conference in the National Day of Parliament held in the Parliament building in Tehran on Tuesday where he responded a host of different questions on the nuclear negotiation, relations with the US, Rouhani’s government cooperation with the Parliament and other issues.


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Iran’s logic based on coop. with nations

دیدار نخست وزیر مجارستان با رهبر معظم انقلاب اسلامی

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks on Tuesday in a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in the Iranian capital, Tehran, adding “Hungarian government’s proclaimed policy on Asia is a correct one and can serve as the initiative for boosting mutual cooperation.”


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Diamonds, move over: Scientists make harder, brighter Q-carbon

A Sotheby's employee holds huge white oval diamond that was auctioned in 2013. Scientists have created a substance that can now outmatch a diamond in hardness and brilliance.

Scientists have created a substance that blings even brighter than diamonds, but chances are you won't wear it. You'll take its byproducts as medicine instead.


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?Syria airstrikes: Has the West learned nothing after its 9/11 response

Britain's PM David Cameron leaves Downing Street on November 26, 2015.

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is determined to deal with the threat from international terrorists. Or so he keeps saying. The problem is that Cameron's proposed air strikes in Syria are likely to escalate the threat, while his government's policies elsewhere in the Middle East are also providing nourishment to "Islamic State" (ISIS) and al Qaeda.


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Obama's attempt to placate Russia falls on deaf ears: Pundit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) receives US President Barack Obama (L) for a bilateral meeting on November 15, 2015 in Antalya, Turkey. (AFP photo)

US President Barack Obama is attempting to placate Russia while doubling down in support of Turkey's double dealing, American political pundit Dennis Etler says.


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Turkey’s airstrikes not directed at Daesh: Pentagon chief

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter (C) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr. testify before the House Armed Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on December 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP photo)

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has criticized Turkey for not using its air power properly since the Daesh (ISIL) terrorists first arose close to its border in Syria.

The Pentagon chief told the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that most of the air attacks Turkey has launched so far are directed at PKK militants, not ISIL terrorists.


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Millions of mourners preparing for Arba’een rituals in Iraq's Karbala

An aerial view taken on December 1, 2015 shows Shia pilgrims gathering in Karbala to mark this year’s Arba’een rituals, which mark the 40th day after martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH). ©AFP

Millions of people from across the world are converging on the holy Iraqi city of Karbala to take part in mourning rituals on Arba’een, the day which marks 40 days after the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH).


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