September 29, 2016
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The Ninth International Mahallat Stone Expo, otherwise known as Iran Stone Expo 2016, opened in the city of Mahallat in Markazi Province on Wednesday.


Brisk turnout at Omani products' expo in Iran
September 29, 2016
Omani Products Exhibition (Opex), which was inaugurated on Monday in Tehran, is witnessing a good turnout of Iranian investors and business owners.

Nasima Al Balushi, Ithraa’s director general of Export Development and member of Opex Organising Committee, informed that latest statistics indicate an increase exceeding 90 per cent in the non-oil Omani exports to Iran in 2015 compared to 2014.

On the participation of Ithraa at Opex in Iran, Nasima said, "Ithraa is participating as part of the organising committee of this event. We are introducing and briefing the visitors to...
Iran leans closer to Europe with military agreements
September 29, 2016

As Euro-Iranian relations are gradually warming; Iran has recently gained some opportunities to expand its military co-operation with European countries.

The Commander of Iran’s First Naval Zone, Admiral Amir Hossein Azad, announced on Monday night that members of an anti-submarine frigate of the Italian Navy docked in Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas met with a number of local military and political officials on Saturday.

Nuke deal will be intact under Trump: Iran
September 29, 2016
VIENNA: A landmark nuclear accord sealed last year between Iran and six world powers will not be in danger if Donald Trumps wins the US presidential election in November, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation said on Wednesday.

Republican presidential candidate Trump has called the accord “the worst deal ever negotiated” and said it could even lead to “nuclear holocaust,” although he has also conceded it would be hard to rip up a deal enshrined in a UN resolution.

Trump has also blasted his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton for her role as Secretary...
'I'm Lake Urmia' campaign seeks international support to save Iran's salt water lake
September 29, 2016
The “I’m Lake Urmia” hashtag is a newly initiated campaign spearheaded by the public aims to collect one million signatures to push the United Nation to take serious measures to restore the lake.

Lake Urmia in northwestern Iran was once the largest lake in the Middle East and the sixth-largest saltwater lake on Earth with a surface area of approximately 5,200 square kilometers. The lake has shrunk to 10 percent of its former size mostly due to damming of the rivers that flow into it and pumping of groundwater"...

German Tea Trading Firm Enters JV in Iran
September 29, 2016

German tea trading company Teekanne GmbH & Co. KG has entered into a joint venture with Iranian firm Daya Group to launch the Dusseldorf-based company’s tea packaging line in Iran. A ceremony was held on this occasion at Daya Group’s Tehran headquarters on Wednesday.

“This joint venture has now proudly begun the TEEKANNE tea packaging line while it provides additional high-quality tea options to consumers,"...