TEHRAN, February 21 - French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Wednesday presented a bill to enforce tougher immigration rules, which human rights organizations criticize as repressive toward asylum-seekers.
TEHRAN, February 21 - A tough water-saving regime and the generosity of farmers have given South Africa’s main tourist hub welcome respite from a severe drought and helped push back a dreaded “Day Zero” when Cape Town’s taps are expected to run dry.
TEHRAN, February 21 - Iran’s UN envoy, on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, slammed as illegitimate the unilateral sanctions that the Security Council imposes on countries under political pressure from certain members, criticizing attempts by the UNSC to enter areas outside the bounds of its purview.
TEHRAN, February 21 - The Republic of Azerbaijan’s President, Ilham Aliyev, hailed the expanding military and defense cooperation with Iran, describing his frequent meetings with Iranian officials as a sign of close ties with the Islamic Republic.
TEHRAN, February 21 - Russian Foreign minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said United States should provide an explanation to alleged claims of unmarked helicopters delivering weapons to terrorists groups, including Daesh in northern Afghanistan.
TEHRAN, February 21 - A confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to turn state’s witness in one of several corruption investigations posing a serious threat to the conservative leader’s political survival, local media said.
TEHRAN, February 21 - Iran stands 12th in the world in terms of copper production, said Head of Iran’s National Copper Company Ahmad Moradalizadeh.
TEHRAN, February 21 - Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag said the necessity of weapons program for Iran for defense purposes is legitimate.
TEHRAN, February 21 - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that complete implementation of Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with P5+1 counties would facilitate expanding Iran’s relations with Europe.
TEHRAN, February 21 - A French delegation is going to visit plane crash site in southwestern Iran to investigate various aspects of the catastrophe, said Spokesman of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jafar-Zadeh.