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18 September 2014 23:42

Iranian Sydney University PhD student has developed an injectable biomaterial that will allow patients with really bad cartilage damage or spinal cord injuries to avoid unnecessary surgery. Interestingly, it was originally developed as a new material to help patients with serious bone fractures; however, this Iranian scientist expanded his invention and pronounced himself a hero in the cosmetic surgery industry. His material...

18 September 2014 23:40

hospital. The website report said that due to the various limitations on people’s visit to Leader at the hospital, the Leader’s website KHAMENEI.IR created a page titled “If I go to visit …” and making possible a cyber-visit for all people .This page has been welcomed widely after 8 days of its creation, and more than half a million people (precisely...

18 September 2014 23:39

In the conference 'Gaza: 51 Days of Resistance and Victory' which was held today, Nasser Abu Shairf, a Palestinian Islamic Jihad representative in Tehran, said, “the war between Gaza and the Zionist regime which led to the victory of the Resistance is not the ultimate objective; but the Resistance’s main goal is to liberate Palestine from Israel and return it...

18 September 2014 23:36

President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks in an exclusive interview with NBC news channel. Rouhani told the NBC that the US-led coalition against the ISIL group was not a serious movement and added that US had been present in the region since 2001 to fight terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan but it not only did not solved the terrorism problem...

18 September 2014 23:35

The referendum results will be announced on September 19 (Friday) on 7 AM local time in Scotland. If Scots vote for independence, they will end 3 centuries of union with England. With the death of Elizabeth I, his closest kin in Scotland, King James VI of Scotland ascended to the throne to be King James I of England and Scotland....

18 September 2014 23:33

Iranian Industry, Mine, and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh called for the further expansion of mutual cooperation between Iran and Venezuela, specially in economic, trade and industrial areas. "The two countries enjoy broad potentials for cooperation in trade and industry," Nematzadeh said, addressing the 8th Iran-Venezuela Economic Commission in Caracas on Wednesday. He expressed the hope that a direct shipping line...

18 September 2014 23:32

Iranian President's Special Adviser in Ethnic Minorities Affairs Ali Younesi underlined that religious minorities in Iran are conducting a peaceful life along with the Shiite Muslims in the country. "It is among the basic policies of the Iranian government to respect of the right ethnic and religious minorities," Younesi told reporters on Wednesday. He noted that religious minorities in can freely...

18 September 2014 23:27

A senior regional commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps underlined that the IRGC will give a resolute response to anyone threat to the security of Iran's Kurdistan region. "We will not allow the disruptors of security to emerge in (Iran's) Kurdistan region," Commander of the IRGC Beit ol-Moqaddas Corps Brigadier General Mohammad Hossein Rajabi told reporters in the western city...

18 September 2014 23:26

Iranian Foreign Minister and top negotiator Mohammad Javad Zarif said goodwill on the part of the six world powers (the US, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany) in their talks with Tehran would lead to a permanent settlement of the decade-long nuclear crisis between the two sides. "We have always said in our negotiations with the other side that if they...

18 September 2014 23:21

Algeria's Air Force has been put on a state of alert as part of a new security plan to deal with the country's exposure to "terrorist" attacks emanating from Libya, an Algerian security source revealed. The security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: "It has been decided, as part of the plan, any convoy of vehicles approaching the border...

18 September 2014 23:20

Two separate Egyptian courts yesterday sentenced 51 anti-coup activists, including six female students, for periods ranging from three to five years in prison. At the same time, the Egyptian Public Prosecutor ordered the release of 116 minors who were being held in custody after joining public gatherings. According to judicial sources, the state security criminal court in Al-Buhairah sentenced 35 anti-coup activists...

18 September 2014 23:18

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi announced to foreign media on Wednesday that he refuses to allow the presence of any foreign troops on Iraqi territory during the current standoff with the Islamic State, Anadolu news agency reported. In a statement issued by the prime minister's information office after a meeting with Iraqi President Fuad Masoum at the prime minister's headquarters in...

18 September 2014 23:17

Israeli occupation forces issued on Wednesday a decree banning farmers from irrigating agriculture on their stepped lands in Atov, located in eastern Tubas city in the occupied West Bank, threatening to arrest any citizen who cultivates his or her land. Palestine's Safa news agency reported that occupation forces destroyed the water system three days ago that the farmers of the area...

18 September 2014 23:11

The Libyan parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni, amid deadly militancy in the North African country. The parliamentary spokesman, Faraj Hashim, made the announcement on Thursday, saying that lawmakers demanded the premier submit a new cabinet with not more than 10 ministers. However, Thinni had presented a cabinet with 16 ministers on Wednesday. Thinni, who has been...

18 September 2014 23:09

The annual Muslim pilgrimage of Hajj is a reflection of ethnical and racial diversity. Millions of Muslims gather in Saudi Arabia every year to carry out the same rites in unison. They all have one purpose regardless of nationality, race, language, and social class. Therefore, the annual pilgrimage can provide Muslims with a good opportunity to bridge their differences. That’s what...

18 September 2014 23:06

Tension is simmering between the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan region and Turkey over Ankara’s balking over supporting the Kurds in their fight against ISIL. Prime Minister of the KRG – Necrivan Barazani – has expressed letdown over Turkey’s not providing any military support stressing that Erbil had much higher expectations. The Kurdish PM’s concerns were also reiterated by Kurdish Presidential chief of...

18 September 2014 23:04

The best way for US President Barack Obama to get rid of the issue of ISIL would be for him to acknowledge Washington’s funding of the terrorist group in Syria and Iraq, an analyst writes for Press TV. “The best way to stop ISIL would be for Obama to…confess that US forces and its proxies, at the instigation of the neocon...

18 September 2014 23:01

A top European court has struck down restrictions imposed by the European Union against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on an alleged charge of circumventing US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic. In a judgment on Thursday, the Luxembourg-based EU’s Court of Justice said it “annuls…the EU March 23, 2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran in so far as it...

18 September 2014 23:00

A leader of the foreign-backed Syrian opposition has visited injured militants being treated at a hospital in the Israeli town of Dafed. Kamal al-Labwani, who lives in exile in Turkey, said militants fighting President Bashar al-Assad will never forget what he called Tel Aviv's humanitarian support. Al-Labwani, of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC), also emphasized that anti-government forces in Syria see...

18 September 2014 22:57

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) plans to deploy surveillance drones along Ukraine's border with Russia. Ertugrul Apakan, who is the chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, announced the plan on Thursday. He further said the OSCE would also double the number of its observers in Ukraine to 500 to oversee the ceasefire between Kiev...

18 September 2014 21:20

The Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) in statement renewed its support for the basic and inalienable right of all its member-states, including Iran, to the development, research, production and use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes without any discrimination and in conformity with their respective legal obligations. The statement was issued by Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Reza Najafi in...

18 September 2014 21:17

A senior regional commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps underlined that the IRGC will give a resolute response to anyone threat to the security of Iran's Kurdistan region. "We will not allow the disruptors of security to emerge in (Iran's) Kurdistan region," Commander of the IRGC Beit ol-Moqaddas Corps Brigadier General Mohammad Hossein Rajabi told reporters in the western city...

18 September 2014 21:15

Iranian President's Special Adviser in Ethnic Minorities Affairs Ali Younesi underlined that religious minorities in Iran are conducting a peaceful life along with the Shiite Muslims in the country. "It is among the basic policies of the Iranian government to respect of the right ethnic and religious minorities," Younesi told reporters on Wednesday. He noted that religious minorities in can freely perform...

18 September 2014 21:14

Iranian and Italian officials in a meeting in Rome on Thursday underlined the need for the expansion of bilateral ties, specially in trade fields. During the meeting in the Italian capital today, Iranian Ambassador to Rome Jahanbakhsh Mozaffari and a group of traders of Italy's Bari province explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating mutual cooperation between the two countries private sectors. During...

18 September 2014 21:12

Iranian Industry, Mine, and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh called for the further expansion of mutual cooperation between Iran and Venezuela, specially in economic, trade and industrial areas. "The two countries enjoy broad potentials for cooperation in trade and industry," Nematzadeh said, addressing the 8th Iran-Venezuela Economic Commission in Caracas on Wednesday. He expressed the hope that a direct shipping line will...

18 September 2014 21:10

Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali underlined that the US-led anti-ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) coalition is only a political showoff and the West is not serious about fighting terrorism in the region. "Terrorism and extremism could be uprooted in the region if all types of support for the terrorist groups are cut off," Fathali told reporters after...

18 September 2014 21:02

US lawmakers voted on Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to fight other extremists, a crucial step in US President Barack Obama's bid to thwart terrorism surging across Iraq and Syria. Despite misgivings by war-weary Democrats that the move could open the door to full-blown American military intervention in the Middle East, and concern by conservatives that the...

18 September 2014 20:57

The so-called "Daesh" extremist group issued a video in response to US President Barack Obama's vow to "degrade and ultimately destroy it," displaying a preview that it would kill American ground troops if deployed, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. The video clip entitled "Flames of War Trailer," first reported by The New York Times, is Daesh's latest video...

18 September 2014 20:39

A United Nations (UN) measles vaccination campaign has been halted following the death of at least 15 children under the age of two in northern Syria. According to a report by Reuters on Tuesday, the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the deaths. “UNICEF and WHO have been shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths...

18 September 2014 20:34

The Iraqi military has reportedly pushed ISIL Takfiri militants back in parts of Al-Anbar Province. The Iraqi Ministry of Defense made the announcement on Thursday, saying the Iraqi forces had killed 188 terrorists, IRNA reported. The province is a stronghold for the ISIL militants, who launched a major offensive across northern and western Iraq three months ago. Kurdish Peshmerga forces from the Iraqi...

18 September 2014 20:29

Far from achieving the announced goal of “degrading” ISIL, US airstrikes have boosted support for the terrorist organization controlling large parts of Iraq and Syria, according to FBI Director James Comey. "ISIL's widespread use of social media and growing online support intensified following the commencement of US airstrikes in Iraq," the FBI director told Congress at a hearing on Wednesday. Comey also...

18 September 2014 20:27

More than a single contact took place during the last couple of weeks between Syria and the United States concerning the confrontation of ISIL’s expansion as well as fighting it in the battlefield. Well-informed western sources reported in this context that the United States and Syria have opened correspondence channels between each other via Iraq and Russia. Both parties communicated...

18 September 2014 20:26

Edited and Translated by Mohamed Salami As US president Barack Obama announced the American strategy against ISIL in Syria and Iraq, understanding Turkey's stance highlights the sharply contrasting positions of the countries which attended Paris meeting on the so-called Islamic State. Erdogan-Obama Turkey Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu expressed during the meeting his country's absolute rejection for the US-led war against ISIL, considering that such...

18 September 2014 20:23

Behind the Scenes - Worries of Western countries, especially the European states, mounted after intelligence reports on sleeper cells spread fears among public. These reports, which came from senior Arab leaders, prompted tight security measures. - It is estimated that a Saudi-Iranian reconciliation is about to witness developments in the foreseeable future. The first sign of this rapprochement takes back to...

18 September 2014 20:20

The U.S. practical policy regarding the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group is a double-standard one, an Iranian diplomat said on Thursday. "We do not trust the United Stating to lead the war on terrorism," the Iranian Foreign Minister assistant for the Arab and African affairs, Hussein Amir Abdollahian. On the approval of the U.S. Congress on...

18 September 2014 20:19

Thirty gunmen of the so-called 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) terrorist organization were killed on Thursday, following an air strike that targeted their based in Hammam Al-Aleel area located south of Mosul, in Nineveh province. Meanwhile, the ISIL military commander in the state of Nineveh, Yassine Ali Suleiman Shlash, dubbed as Abu Abdullah, was also killed during...

18 September 2014 20:18

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorist group cannot be destroyed by Western bombing attacks. ZarifSpeaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Zarif said the best thing a U.S.-led coalition can do to fight ISIL, also known as Islamic State, is to cut off the sources of...

18 September 2014 15:05

An Iranian academic says the United States must accept the “realities” of Iran's nuclear energy program and respect the Islamic Republic’s rights in this regard. “The United States, at least from the Iranian perspective, has not been able to make a decision with regards to Iran’s nuclear program, and to accept the reality on the ground which is Iran’s insistence...

18 September 2014 15:04

The World Bank says the deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa could have a catastrophic impact on the economies of affected countries. The organization said on Wednesday that about six billion dollars could be drained from West African countries by the end of next year if the epidemic continued to spread. The United Nations’ international financial institution also predicted that economic growth...

18 September 2014 15:03

Egypt’s prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has demanded the scrapping of an anti-protest law that was imposed as part of a sweeping crackdown on opposition protesters. Military-backed authorities in Egypt passed the controversial law last November. The law bans protests without security permissions, which are almost never granted. It also authorizes security forces to prevent any public gathering of more than...

18 September 2014 15:01

An Armenian soldier is killed in fresh clashes with Azerbaijani troops in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. “Private Mger Akopian, 24, was fatally wounded on September 18 while on duty,” the regional Defense Ministry said in a statement issued on Thursday. Last month, rising tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh left over 20 troops dead. Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in a...

18 September 2014 15:00

A majority of Americans disapprove of Barack Obama’s overall job as president, including his handling of the country’s foreign policy and the economy, according to a new poll. Obama’s current approval ratings are similar to those of President George W. Bush in 2006 when Democrats swept both houses of Congress in the midterm elections, a New York Times/CBS News...

18 September 2014 11:27

A United Nations (UN) measles vaccination campaign has been halted following the death of at least 15 children under the age of two in northern Syria. According to a report by Reuters on Tuesday, the UN International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed the deaths. “UNICEF and WHO have been shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths...

18 September 2014 11:27

A senior Iranian official has lashed out at the US policies toward the ISIL Takfiri group, saying Washington has adopted double standards vis-a-vis the terrorist group. “The new US policy on the ground toward the ISIL is still duplicitous,” Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday. His remarks came after the US House of Representatives...

18 September 2014 11:26

The Iraqi military has reportedly pushed ISIL Takfiri militants back in parts of Al-Anbar Province. The Iraqi Ministry of Defense made the announcement on Thursday, saying the Iraqi forces had killed 188 terrorists, IRNA reported. The province is a stronghold for the ISIL militants, who launched a major offensive across northern and western Iraq three months ago. Kurdish Peshmerga forces from the...

18 September 2014 11:24

Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon says terrorism and extremism in the region could be uprooted if all types of support for the terrorist groups are cut off. “If there is real determination to annihilate terrorism and extremism in the region, the first step should be to dry up all types of financial, military, security and logistic assistance for the Takfiri terrorist groups,”...

18 September 2014 11:23

Iraqi President Fouad Massoum says Iran should have been invited to an international conference to discuss the battle against ISIL Takfiri terrorists in Iraq. Iran’s participation in the conference was necessary, said the Iraqi president in an interview with the London-based al-Hayat newspaper. Highlighting Iran’s role in fighting against terrorism, the Iraqi leader said he had told French officials that Iran’s presence...

18 September 2014 11:22

Striking Air France pilots have defied government calls to go back to work, rejecting new assurances that low-cost operations would not threaten their jobs. The work stoppage was set to go into a fourth day on Thursday, grounding more than half of Air France’s flights and costing the company an estimated EUR 10-15 million euros (USD 13-19 million) a day. Prime Minister...

18 September 2014 11:15

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says any deal between Iran and the P5+1 on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program is much better than no agreement at all. “I still believe that's (a final deal) a possibility. The only problem is how this could be presented to some domestic constituencies — primarily in the United States, but even in places...

18 September 2014 11:13

Independence referendum polls open in Scotland, with the leader of the “Yes” campaign having encouraged the electorate to step up to “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” Polling stations opened across the country at 0600 GMT on Thursday. In case of a “Yes” vote, Britain and Scotland will hold talks on the North Sea oil, the EU membership, and the UK's main nuclear submarine base. Over...

18 September 2014 11:12

Israel is behind Washington’s excessive demands over Iran’s nuclear energy program, “making it impossible to reach an agreement,” an American journalist says. “The United States is obviously moving the goal post, making it impossible to reach an agreement by insisting that inspectors must have access to military facilities in Iran that have nothing to do with its nuclear energy program,” said...

18 September 2014 11:08

Internally displaced Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to suffer weeks after the Israeli regime’s deadly 50-day war on the coastal enclave, Press TV reports. In different parts of Gaza, including the southern Khuza’a village in Khan Yunis, housing caravans are being set up by aid agencies to house the displaced people. Many Gazans have been staying at the United Nations Relief...

18 September 2014 11:05

Soldiers of the Iraqi army have managed to push the ISIL Takfiri terrorists back from the Bouhayat region in the western province of Anbar. On Wednesday, the government forces cleared up the main road to the region where the militants had gained ground in recent months. At least 50 Takfiris were also killed by Iraqi army airstrikes in the north of the...

18 September 2014 11:04

Over a dozen people have lost their lives in the volatile Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine at the backdrop of a ceasefire between Kiev government forces and pro-Russian forces reached earlier this month. The press center for Ukraine's military campaign in the east said on Wednesday that at least 12 civilians were killed in the shelling of the town of Nyzhnya...

18 September 2014 11:02

Thousands of people are still displaced in Indian-controlled Kashmir days after devastating floods hit the region, Press TV reports. Flooding hit the state almost two weeks ago after River Jhelum’s water level crossed the danger mark due to heavy rains, devastating residential areas and the entire city center of Srinagar. The massive flooding has killed more than 300 people and forced another...

18 September 2014 11:01

A new poll says Americans' confidence in the US media's ability to report "the news fully, accurately, and fairly" has reached an all-time low. After registering slightly higher trust last year, confidence in US mainstream media returned to its previous record low level of 40 percent this year, the new Gallup survey found. Before 2004, Americans placed more trust in mass...

18 September 2014 10:58

The ISIL terrorists in Iraq and Syria are an outcome of foreign invasion in the Middle East, says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif made the remarks during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Wednesday. He said the states that took part in a Paris conference on the US-led coalition against the ISIL earlier this...

18 September 2014 10:57

Yemeni revolutionaries have called on the government to meet the demands of anti-government protesters or they will take matters into their own hands. The country’s tribal leaders sent a letter to Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi on Wednesday, warning him about the consequences of inaction against the demands. Meanwhile, clashes erupted between Houthi Shia protesters and government troops south of the...

18 September 2014 10:56

At least 15 people have been killed and 34 others wounded in a bombing and shooting attack by Takfiri Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria. Four gunmen ran into the Federal College of Education in the state capital Kano on Wednesday, after engaging police outside the grounds, the Associated Press quoted a guard as saying on condition of anonymity. Kano state police...

18 September 2014 10:54

The US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama’s strategy to train and arm “moderate” militants in Syria to tackle the threat of the ISIL terrorist organization. Despite the concerns, the Republican-controlled House voted 273 to 156 in favor of the so-called train-and-equip plan on Wednesday. The yes votes included 159 Republicans and 114 Democrats, while 85 Democrats and 71 Republicans...

18 September 2014 10:53

A Lebanese soldier has been abducted near the northeastern town of Arsal by unknown gunmen who had crossed the border from neighboring Syria. The soldier, First Adjutant Kamal Mohammad Hujeiri, was kidnapped on Wednesday after he went to visit his family in Wadi Hmeid on the outskirts of the northeastern border town. Reports say that men in two pickup trucks abducted...

18 September 2014 10:52

Australian police have detained 15 people allegedly linked to the Takfiri ISIL group, in a major counter-terrorism operation. According to reports, more than 800 state and federal police forces on Thursday raided more than a dozen locations in the country’s most populous city of Sydney. Separate raids were also conducted in the eastern cities of Brisbane and Logan as part of...

18 September 2014 10:51

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called the US-led coalition against the ISIL terrorists “ridiculous”. Rouhani made the remarks in an exclusive interview with NBC News in Tehran on Wednesday, saying the coalition members include those who provided the ISIL with weapons and training. President Rouhani reiterated that Iran will not allow terrorists to occupy the Iraqi capital Baghdad or the holy cities...

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