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Pope condemns attack that killed 4 nuns in Yemen

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Pope Francis has condemned as “diabolical” a deadly attack on a care home run by missionaries in southern Yemen, where 16 people including four nuns were killed.

According to Press TV, the Vatican’s Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said in a condolence message on Saturday that the pontiff is “shocked and profoundly saddened to learn of the killing of four Missionaries of Charity (nuns) and 12 others at a home for the elderly in Aden.” …See more:

http://english.irib.ir/news/world/west-asia/item/223514-

Tehran-Jakarta trade value hoped to hit $2bln again

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Ahead of a visit to Indonesia by Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Ambassador to Jakarta Valiollah Mohammadi expressed the hope that the value of trade exchanges between the two countries would again rise to $2 billion after removal of anti-Iran sanctions..See more:

http://english.irib.ir/news/economy/item/223508-

Iran wheelchair tennis players finish runner-up in Asia games

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Iran men’s national wheelchair tennis team has ended its campaign at the Asian qualification tournament for 2016 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, and finished as the vice-champion in the regional sporting event.

On Tuesday, Iran’s Hossein Mamipour let slip a match point and two-set advantage against a representative from China in the first individual match in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, and lost both sets 3-6.

Mehdi Tayebi also failed to be the winner in the second individual encounter against a Chinese opponents, and dropped 6-love in each set….See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/sport/item/223360-

Iran invites Boeing for commercial talks

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Iran says it has invited US plane manufacturer Boeing for talks with Iranian companies on modernizing its fleet.

According to Press TV, the announcement was made by Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi.

Akhoundi said the invitation had been made following the green-light by the US administration for Boeing to being commercial talks with Iran. However, he did..See more:

http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/item/223434-iran-invites-boeing-for-commercial-talks

Iran says oil exports rose by 30%

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Iran said on Tuesday that its oil exports had increased by 30 percent last month. The country’s Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh has been quoted by the media as saying that exports increased to 1.75 million barrels per day (bpd) during the Iranian month of Bahman, which runs from January 21 to February 19.

“This represents an increase of 400,000 bpd compared to the same period last year,” Zangeneh said, as reported by Reuters…See more:

http://english.irib.ir/news/economy/item/223370-

‘Giant gas projects confirm IRGC’s engineering power’

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Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said development of the phases 15 and 16 of the South Pars Gas Field in southern Iran was a testimony to the IRGC’s engineering skills and technical expertise…See more:

Iran’s first container ship heads to Europe

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An Iranian container ship is heading to Europe for the first time in five years, marking Tehran’s return to international markets after the lifting of sanctions, an official says.

According to Press TV, Chairman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) Mohammad Saeidi said he expects the ship, carrying a cargo of petrochemical products, to call at European ports in the “next few days.” ..See more:

http://english.irib.ir/news/economy/item/223279-

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  • Pope condemns attack that killed 4 nuns in Yemen
    Pope Francis has condemned as “diabolical” a deadly attack on a care home run by missionaries in southern Yemen, where 16 people including four nuns were killed. According to Press TV, the Vatican’s Secretary of State Pietro Parolin said in a condolence message on Saturday that the pontiff is “shocked and profoundly saddened to learn … Continue reading → […]
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  • Tehran-Jakarta trade value hoped to hit $2bln again
    Ahead of a visit to Indonesia by Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Ambassador to Jakarta Valiollah Mohammadi expressed the hope that the value of trade exchanges between the two countries would again rise to $2 billion after removal of anti-Iran sanctions..See more: http://english.irib.ir/news/economy/item/223508-Filed under: Islam
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  • Iran wheelchair tennis players finish runner-up in Asia games
    Iran men’s national wheelchair tennis team has ended its campaign at the Asian qualification tournament for 2016 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, and finished as the vice-champion in the regional sporting event. On Tuesday, Iran’s Hossein Mamipour let slip a match point and two-set advantage against a representative from China in the first individual match … Cont […]
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