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Published: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

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Will Hillary Clinton Resist Her Inner Hawk?

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

The Washington foreign policy establishment is salivating at the thought of a Hillary Clinton presidency, which promises to be more interventionist than Barack Obama's administration and more open to elite views than a Donald Trump White House would be. -Barbara Slavin

Iranian women grabs 2nd victory at Asian Roller Skating Championships

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

The national Iranian women's inline hockey team has captured its second victory in a row at the preliminary round of the 17th edition of Asian Roller Skating Championships in China, overcoming the strong South Korean side.

Russia Hosts Syrian, Iranian Ministers As Aleppo Fighting Intensifies

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has been hosting talks in Moscow with his counterparts from Syria and Iran to discuss the security situation in Syria. Lavrov said the October 28 meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is an effort of ";like-minded people"; to ";hammer out a constructive solution"; to the Syrian crisis.

TMCA to loan artworks for Italian show despite domestic opposition

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) announced on Wednesday that it will loan a selection of its Western artworks for a show at Rome's MAXXI Museum despite opposition from Iranian artists and art experts.

Iran's carpet exports to US at $50M since sanctions removal in January

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

Between March and September this year, Iran exported $134 million worth of handmade carpets, or 2,330 tons, to 80 countries, Reuters said. That was a 17.7 percent increase in value and 10 percent rise in weight compared to a year earlier.

Iran finishes runner-up in IWF Youth World Weightlifting Championships

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

Iranians have produced commendable performances at the 2016 Youth World Weightlifting Championships in Malaysia, and finished as the vice-champion of the international sporting event. Russian youth weightlifters won the championships title with 489 points followed by Iran (471) and Poland (456).

Sense of mission leads young artist in way to promote Persian literature

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

Young calligrapher Amir Jalilvand, who is also a prominent photographer, talks about a sense of responsibility that leads him in a way to promote contemporary Persian literature in Iran today. He believes that Iranians, many of whom nowadays have an academic education, are suffering from a dearth of minimum knowledge of their literature. -Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

Iran says imports from Germany up 25 percent

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

Iran's official figures show that the country's imports from Germany have increased by a quarter in what could be a fresh indication of growing opening in Iran's post-sanctions business environment.

U.S. House To Vote On Extending Iran Sanctions Law After Elections: Report

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

The Reuters news agency is reporting that Republican leaders of the U.S. House plan to vote after the November 8 elections on reauthorizing the Iran Sanctions Act, setting up a potential showdown with the White House.

EU seeks closer ties with Iran after JCPOA: President Rouhani

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:59:41 GMT

President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union is willing to expand its relations with Iran, especially in the light of the circumstances that has ensued Tehran's nuclear agreement with world powers. Rouhani made the remarks in Tehran on Wednesday during a joint press conference with visiting Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, who is in the Iranian capital at the head of a large business delegation.