Istanbul Nightclub Attack Perpetrator Killed

Istanbul Nightclub Attack Perpetrator Killed

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Istanbul's Reina nightclub shooter has been killed, media report.
S Korean Daelim wins 2-tln-won deal in Iran

S Korean Daelim wins 2-tln-won deal in Iran

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Daelim Industrial Co., a major construction firm here, said that it has secured a 2.3-trillion-won (US$1.9 billion) deal to expand refinery facilities in Iran.
Zarif, Al-Moallem discuss ceasefire, humanitarian aid

Zarif, Al-Moallem discuss ceasefire, humanitarian aid

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has received Syrian counterpart Walid al-Moallem to talk Syrian situation, especially political initiatives of peace.
Germany, Iran's first trade partner in EU

Germany, Iran's first trade partner in EU

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met and discussed with new ambassadors of Romania and Germany to Tehran on Saturday.
93 journalists killed in 2016; 29 more die in accidents

93 journalists killed in 2016; 29 more die in accidents

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The International Federation of Journalists says that 93 journalists and media staff were killed in targeted attacks, by bombs or by crossfire in 2016 while a further 29 died in two plane crashes.
China Wants Vatican to Mend Fences With Beijing, Ditch Taiwan

China Wants Vatican to Mend Fences With Beijing, Ditch Taiwan

TEHRAN (Basirat)- China is ready to engage in constructive dialogue with the Vatican and is hopeful that the Holy See will take practical steps to mend fences with Beijing, a senior Chinese official said.
President Assad: Syrians Don’t Need Humanitarian Aid, Just Stop Supporting Terrorism

President Assad: Syrians Don’t Need Humanitarian Aid, Just Stop Supporting Terrorism

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said foreign support provided for Takfiri terrorist has been prolonging the Syrian crisis.
2016 Summary: South China Sea Dispute Shows No Sign of Resolving

2016 Summary: South China Sea Dispute Shows No Sign of Resolving

TEHRAN (Basirat)- The outgoing year saw no full-scale escalation of the territorial dispute over the South China Sea, but the tense situation remains unresolved, Russian expert Anton Tsvetov told Sputnik China.
Rouhani welcomes Kazakh meeting on Syrian situation

Rouhani welcomes Kazakh meeting on Syrian situation

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has confirmed his participation at a trilateral meeting with Russian and Turkish counterpart to be held in Kazakh capital Astana on the Syrian situation.
Theresa May Seeks to Pull UK from European Convention on Human Rights

Theresa May Seeks to Pull UK from European Convention on Human Rights

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Unelected prime minister to run in 2020 on bid to cut ties with outside judicial system and replace Human Rights Act with regressive rules
Syrian Opposition's HNC Says Ceasefire Important Step Toward Political Solution

Syrian Opposition's HNC Says Ceasefire Important Step Toward Political Solution

TEHRAN (Basirat)- HNC spokesman Riyad Naasan Agha said that a Syria's comprehensive ceasefire and protection of civilians is an important step on the way to a serious political solution.
Iraq Forces in Second Phase of East Mosul Battle

Iraq Forces in Second Phase of East Mosul Battle

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Iraqi forces launched the multi-pronged second phase of the battle to retake eastern Mosul from Takfiri insurgents on Thursday, a top commander said.
Horrific Details Emerge of the Aleppo Rebel's Trade in Human Organs

Horrific Details Emerge of the Aleppo Rebel's Trade in Human Organs

TEHRAN (Basirat)- After the liberation of Syria's second-largest city of Aleppo from jihadists, horrific details of their rule continue coming to light: local residents have revealed to Sputnik Arabic the mechanisms of a well-established network of organ traders and their price list.
Settlement Activities to Bring About Israel’s End: IRGC Spokesman

Settlement Activities to Bring About Israel’s End: IRGC Spokesman

TEHRAN (Basirat) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesman reminded the Tel Aviv regime of a certain defeat it will have to suffer in a war that may break out as a result of pressing ahead with illegal settlement construction in Palestine, saying it will result in Israel’s annihilation.
Iran Commemorates 2009 Pledge of Allegiance Rally

Iran Commemorates 2009 Pledge of Allegiance Rally

TEHRAN (Basirat) – Iranians held nationwide marches on Thursday in commemoration of a huge rally back in 2009 in which people reaffirmed allegiance to the Islamic Republic Establishment following months of turmoil, including sacrilegious riots, in the wake of that year’s presidential election.
Even as Global Trade Dropped, US Arms Sales Boomed in 2015

Even as Global Trade Dropped, US Arms Sales Boomed in 2015

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Even as other nations tighten budgets for weapons amid domestic financial concerns, US manages to sell $40 billion in one year
Tehran, Baku push for closer ties

Tehran, Baku push for closer ties

TEHRAN (Basirat)- In a meeting attended by senior Iranian and Azeri officials in Baku on Tuesday, the two sides underscored the importance of all-encompassing relations, particularly in the economic sector.
Iran tests new surface-to-air missile

Iran tests new surface-to-air missile

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Iran’s military tested a new surface-to-air missile on Wednesday as part of a three-day maneuver in southern provinces of the country.
Leader: Strength needed to face hegemons

Leader: Strength needed to face hegemons

TEHRAN (Basirat)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution says the animosity shown by the global hegemony toward Iran has its roots in the country’s huge natural, economic, and political resources, and to stand up to the global hegemony Iran needs to shore up its strength.
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