Updated in: 18 March 2019 - 15:51
Tehran, Astana Eager to Expand Economic Ties

Tehran, Astana Eager to Expand Economic Ties

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in a meeting with Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Tehran Askhat Orazbay, called for expansion of economic and trade ties between the two sides.
Russia after Broader Tourism, Economic Cooperation with Iran

Russia after Broader Tourism, Economic Cooperation with Iran

TEHRAN (defapress)- Russian ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan, in a meeting with Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian, lauded the current level of bilateral ties between the two countries, and called for stronger relations in areas of tourism and economy.
China’s Xi to Visit Italy, France as Rome Joins ‘New Silk Road’

China’s Xi to Visit Italy, France as Rome Joins ‘New Silk Road’

TEHRAN (defapress) – Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Italy, Monaco and France this week, the foreign ministry said Monday, with Rome expected to join his global trade infrastructure program despite reservations in other European countries.
New Gun Laws to Make New Zealand Safer after Mosque Shootings
PM:

New Gun Laws to Make New Zealand Safer after Mosque Shootings

TEHRAN (defapress) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she would announce new gun laws within days, after a lone gunman killed 50 people in mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
US Planning to Keep 1,000 Troops in Syria despite Trump’s Withdrawal Call

US Planning to Keep 1,000 Troops in Syria despite Trump’s Withdrawal Call

TEHRAN (defapress) – The US military is readying plans to keep 1,000 American forces in Syria, a development that comes three months after President Donald Trump announced he wanted a full withdrawal, according to a report.
Iran Starts Fully Tapping Into 4 New Phases of South Pars Gas Field

Iran Starts Fully Tapping Into 4 New Phases of South Pars Gas Field

TEHRAN (defapress)- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 4 new phases of the huge offshore South Pars gas field in defiance of Washington’s harsh policies aimed at crippling Tehran’s economy.
Iran Summons Kenyan Envoy to Tehran

Iran Summons Kenyan Envoy to Tehran

TEHRAN (defapress)- The Foreign Ministry summoned Kenya's Ambassador to Tehran Rukia Ahmed Subow to deliver Iran’s protest against non-judicial intervention in the court process of two of its nationals who are held in detention in the African country.
Palestine to Be Liberated via Resistance
Islamic Jihad Leader:

Palestine to Be Liberated via Resistance

TEHRAN (defapress) – A Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader hailed a recent anti-Israeli operation in the city of Salfit in central West Bank and said Palestine’s occupied territories can be freed only through resistance.
Over 40 Saudi, Sundanese Killed in Jizan, Najran
Yemeni Commander:

Over 40 Saudi, Sundanese Killed in Jizan, Najran

TEHRAN (defapress) – At least 40 Saudi and Sudanese soldiers were killed in two retaliatory operations carried out by Yemen troops in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region, the spokesman for Yemeni Armed Forces said.
US assumes can return to Iran by intensifying pressure
Rouhani:

US assumes can return to Iran by intensifying pressure

TEHRAN (defapress) – President Hassan Rouhani said Mon. that the United States wrongly assumes that by imposing the most severe sanctions on Iran, it can return to the country and take control of the Iranian people.
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