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US rebukes Iran's election to UN committee on NGOs
American envoy to the UN notes that Islamic Republic subjects many human rights defenders to "torture, abuse, violations of due process."
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17 hrs ago
Iran willing to boost ties with Latvia
Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran is willing to promote bilateral ties with Latvia as the next rotating president of the European Union Council, Iranian IRNA news agency reported on April 23. Zarif made the remarks in a joint press conference with his visiting Latvian counterpart Edgar Rinkevich who arrived in the Iranian ... (more)
Tue Apr 22, 2014
No progress at UN in Iran-US envoy row
Iran brought its simmering row with the United States over its proposed UN ambassador to United Nations headquarters but failed to make any headway.
Turkey to boost electricity imports from Iran: energy minister
TEHRAN Turkey will import more electricity from Iran because its hydro power capacity is low due to lack of rain, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said.
UNESCO Director-General to visit Iran
Director-General of UNESCO Irina Georgieva Bokova has been invited to attend Persian cultural programs in the Iranian historical city of Isfahan, PressTV reported.
Ghanaian company says it used plane seen in Iran
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
Payvand News of Iran
PAAIA Announces Change in Strategic Direction
The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans today announced a change in its strategic direction that will allow the organization to focus on facilitating greater understanding between the peoples of the United States and Iran, while continuing to build an influential voice for the Iranian American community and facilitating the path of success ... (more)
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Iran: Jet tied to Utah bank chartered by Ghana
Iranian officials shed light late Friday on a mystery surrounding a jet registered to Bank of Utah in Ogden that was spotted earlier in the week at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran.
PM to undertake three important foreign visits
ISLAMABAD: With Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's two high-profile foreign visits already scheduled in the coming weeks, broader contours are being drawn for his proposed visit to South Korea, the schedule for which is reported to be in the preparatory phase.
French, Romanian parliamentary delegations to visit Iran
TEHRAN A French parliamentary delegation will travel to Tehran on Tuesday for a one-week visit, the Iranian Majlis speaker's advisor for international affairs told the Mehr News Agency on Monday.
Payvand News of Iran
Iran's dust problem: potential causes and strategies
Iranian officials have expressed hope that residents of the country's western provinces will have fewer problems with dust particles this year due to the heavy precipitation anticipated in Iraq.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Iran's Rouhani urges women's rights
In a speech marking Women's Day, Mr Rouhani criticised "those who consider women's presence society as a threat" and said Iran still had "a long way to go" to ensure gender equality.
Intelligence briefing: Israel's military experts open up on Hezbollah, Iran and peace talks
The second part of Ron Ben-Yishai 's conversation with the four heads of Israeli Military Intelligence research and analysis division.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Editorial: Just say no to Hamid
Iran has protested to the United Nations that Washington's refusal of a visa for one of its diplomats to head its U.N. mission in New York is a violation of international law.
Utah Plane In Iran Actually Belonged To Ghanaians?
To put it mildly, the United States and Iran have a rather strained relationship .
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Why Iran Should Appoint a New Ambassador to the UN?
Iran's decision to resist replacing Hamid Aboutalebi, as the Islamic Republic's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, is only increasing frustrations both in Tehran and Washington.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Daily Press Briefing: April 17, 2014
MS. HARF: Hello, everyone. Welcome to the briefing. My tea is making another appearance today.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
What Is a Job That Exists Only in Your Country?
This question was recently posed at both Ask Reddit and Quora . Many of the responses are fascinating.
U.S. refuses to issue visa to Iran's new UN envoy
The U.S. has refused to issue Iran's new UN envoy a visa to the U.S. due to Aboutalebi's role in the 1979 Iranian revolution The United States has once again said it will not issue a visa to Iran's pick for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Voice of America
Iran Asks UN to Address US Refusal to Issue Envoy Visa
Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador at the United Nations, speaks at his office in Tehran, Iran.