August 21, 2018
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Iran to be guest of honor at Vienna travel fair
August 20, 2018

Iran has been designated as a guest of honor for the Ferien Messe Wien, an international fair for holidays, travel, and leisure, running in Vienna from January 10 to 13, 2019.

The invitation was announced during a recent meeting between CEO Benedikt Binder-Krieglstein and Tehran’s ambassador to Vienna Abdollah Molaei in which avenues to deepen cooperation were explored, ISNA reported on Saturday.

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Eisenhower approves coup in Iran, Aug. 19, 1953
August 20, 2018

Reversing earlier U.S. policy, President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized the CIA to instigate a coup d'état in Tehran that led to the overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddeq and his government on this day in 1953. The political, economic and social consequences of Mosaddeq's removal from power has had a profound impact on Iran-U.S. relations — one which manifests itself in the region to this day.

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Tehran-Kabul coop. growing in all domains: Afghan envoy
August 20, 2018

Afghan ambassador to Iran said that bilateral cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan is enhancing in political, economic, cultural and security domains.

Nasir Ahmad Nour made the remarks on Saturday in a special ceremony held at Afghan embassy in Tehran to celebrate Afghan Independence Day.

The political will of the two countries is to continue to cooperate in a bilateral,"...

Iran-Russia inter-parl. commission meeting date announced
August 20, 2018

A large meeting of the inter-parliamentary commission of Iran and Russia will take place on 5-6 September in Russia's southwest city Volgograd, said the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

“Iranian and Russian parliamentary officials will meet on 5-6 September in Volgograd,” the Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Vyacheslav Volodin, was quoted by RIA Novosti as telling reporters on"...

Iran, Ecuador eye increased academic coop.
August 20, 2018

Officials of Central University of Ecuador and University of Tehran met on Sunday in Tehran to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation.

Central University of Ecuador vice chancellor Washington Benítez and one of the university’s lecturers Farid Alvan met with University of Tehran’s research department officials.

The two sides called for boosting bilateral"...