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Chabahar Port Project.

India Almost Lost Chabahar Port Project to China: Indian Media

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday signed a pact with Iran to construct an ambitious port in Iran's southernmost city of Chabahar. Indian foreign experts have noted that the historic agreement would give New Delhi much-needed trade access to Central Asia and Europe by by-passing Pakistan. The project would also allow India to establish a strong foothold in Pakistan's neighborhood.

Saudi Arabia

Obama Visits Saudi Arabia, Avoids Discussing Riyadh's Role in 9/11 Terror Attacks

President Barack Obama met with Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz on Thursday and addressed concerns regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Iran's recent actions. The meeting came as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani called on the president to release secret documents that are suspected to implicate Saudi Arabia as having a role in the 9/11 attacks.


Iran’s Parliament Withdraws Cash Subsidies to 24 Million People

Iran's parliament passed a legislation on Wednesday to suspend cash subsidies to 24 million people in the country, enraging President Hassan Rouhani.

President of China Xi Jinping (Left) and President of Iran Hassan Rouhani (Right) During Press Conference at Sadabad Complex in Tehran, on Saturday, 23rd January, 2016.

17 Accords Signed as China and Iran Seek to Expand Strategic Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani early Saturday morning in historic Sa'dabad palace in northern Tehran, officially commencing his one day state level visit to Iran. Chinese President arrived in Iran on Friday night to to commence the final leg of his historic Middle East tour.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, Iran, Saudi Arabia,

China Aims to Stay Neutral as President Xi Jinping Gears for Historic Middle East Tour

China would stay completely neutral in current Saudi Arabia and Iran conflict, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming told reporters on Monday, as Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to embark on a unprecedented tour of Saudi Arabia and Iran this week.

Saudi Arabia

China Urges Calm and Restrain in Iran-Saudi Arabia Conflict

China has expressed concern on a possible intensification of conflict in the Gulf Region due to the ongoing tension between Middle East powerhouses Saudi Arabia and Iran.

China should do more

Iran: 'China should do more in the fight against ISIS'

China should expand its role in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), a senior adviser to the supreme leader of Iran told the country's Fars news agency recently.

Chinese Football

Football News: China Aims for World Cup Last 16

The men's national football squad of China have new assignments; reach the World Cup last 16 and become a recognized for footballing prowess globally.

China Building Two Nuclear Power Plants in Iran

China Building Two Nuclear Power Plants in Iran

Iranian energy officials announced China's plans to construct two nuclear power plants in Iran following the lifting of the sanctions on Iran's nuclear program.

US President Barack Obama

President Obama Lauds China's Role in Securing Iran Nuclear Deal

China played an important role in securing the historic, comprehensive nuclear deal between a group of six world powers and Iran, and for that US President Barack Obama was thankful.

EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.

Iranian Film '13’ Bags Top Prizes At Shanghai International Film Festival

Iranian film "13" is the biggest winner at the 2015 Shanghai International Film Festival.

Obama Declares Iran As 'Sponsor Of Terrorism'

U.S. President Barack Obama officially declared Iran as a 'sponsor of terrorism' after the neighboring countries in the Gulf region expressed their concern about Tehran's activities. This was declared barely three months after Iran was removed from the 'terrorist' list of countries that U.S. created, according to RT.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) (C) talks to reporters before meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry (not pictured) on nuclear negotiations with Iran on Capitol Hill in Washington April 14, 2015.

United States Congress Now Has Say on Iran Nuclear Deal

The United States Congress will now have a say on possible nuclear negotiations with Iran, thanks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's approval of the legislation. Next stop is a full Senate vote.


Netanyahu Tried To Stop His Intel Agency's Briefing On Iran Nuke Talks To U.S. Lawmakers

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attemtped to stop a briefing by his country's intelligence agency, the Mossad, to a delegation of United States senators bound for Israel last January.

John Kerry and Mohammad Jawad Zarif

Secretary of State John Kerry Believes A Deal With Iran's Nuclear Project Will Be Reached

The negotiation between Iran and sic other countries including the United States regarding the nuclear deal is still ongoing and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry believes that there is a huge possibility that in the next days, an interim deal will already be reached as the deadline nears.

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