• Iran Sees 13.5% Growth in Non-Oil Exports Last Year
    17:18 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Export volume of non-oil commodities in the last Iranian calendar year [ended March 19] stood at 133.9 million tons, showing a 13.5% surge as compared to the previous year, head of Iran’s Mine House Mohammad Reza Bahraman said on Wednesday.
  • Iran’s Annual Export Tops $1bln from Southeastern Province
    15:03 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran had exports worth more than $1 billion for the past fiscal year (ended March 19) from the Southeastern province of Siatan and Baluchestan, a senior official said.
  • Envoy: Iranian Oil Tankers in Venezuela Victory for Int’l Community
    15:01 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Caracas Hojjtollah Soltani said that his country’s insistence on sending oil tankers to Venezuela despite the US opposition and threats was a victory for the UN and international community.
  • Iran’s Third Tanker Reaches Venezuelan Waters
    14:10 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The third Iranian oil tanker arrived in Venezuela’s territorial waters to deliver more gasoline cargos to the Latin American country.
  • Iran to Launch Nearly 200 Giant Projects by 2021
    14:07 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Saeed Zarandi said that some 200 huge national development projects will become operational by 2021, adding that these projects will generate some 41,000 jobs.
  • Huge Power Plant to Boost Iran’s Electricity Capacity
    14:06 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A contractor with Mostazafan Foundation said that another 324 megawatts will be added to Iran’s electricity generation capacity as the country is going to open a combined-cycle power plant worth nearly €310 million.
  • Iran, Afghanistan Resume Nomal Trade
    13:09 - May 27 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce Seyed Hossein Salimi announced that the trade exchanges between the two countries have returned to a normal trend.
  • Condensate Refineries Stymie US Anti-Iran Sanctions
    15:57 - May 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is in the brink of halting export of gas condensates and is instead going to process the ultra-light oil in its new refineries to produce higher-value chemicals, oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said on Monday.
  • President: Iran Expects More Active Swiss Channel
    15:51 - May 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone conversation with his swiss counterpart Simonetta Sommaruga underlined the need for the European country to further activate the payment mechanism launched by Bern aimed at enabling supply of basic goods to Iran.
  • Oil Minister: Gas Flow Halted Due to Turkey’s Lack of Cooperation
    13:16 - May 26 2020

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh criticized Turkey's lack of cooperation on repairmen of the blasted Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people around the world have rallied in solidarity with anti-racism protests in the United States following the police killing of George Floyd on May 25. Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pinned to the ground by a white officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer, who has since been fired and charged for murder, knelt on Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes, as Floyd pleaded "I can't breathe". [PHOTOS]
Aftermath of Protests in Minneapolis

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Rouhani Orders Central Bank to Take Immediate Measures to Unfreeze Iran's Assets in Foreign Banks

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Foreign Ministry Releases Details of Iranian Ship's Sinking in Iraqi Port

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued an initial report on a cargo ship that sank off the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr early Friday.
Iran, Serbia Eyeing to Boost Transport Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Belgrade Rashid Hassanpour and Serbian Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Zorana Z. Mihajlović stressed developing cooperation in air and road transportation fields.
Iran Reports 2,886 New Coronavirus Cases, No Deaths in 13 Provinces

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Friday that 2,886 new cases of infection to coronavirus have been diagnosed in the country in the past 24 hours, noting that no deaths has been reported in 13 provinces.
Iran Calls for Removal of Inhumane Sanctions against Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi stressed Tehran’s support for Syria, and urged lifting of all sanctions that have impeded Damascus' endeavors to reconstruct the war-ravaged country.
Iran, UAE Resume Marine Trade Ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have resumed their trade exchanges via sea, a provincial official announced.
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