Three Nuclear Projects to Go on Steam, Says Salehi

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar said on Saturday that three nuclear projects are to go on stream on Iran's National Nuclear Technology Day (April 9).

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of signing an agreement with visiting Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen, he said the country’s achievements in the sector registered fifty percent growth last year as compared with the corresponding period the year before.

“I will not talk about the projects which are to be unveiled on Sunday,' he said, adding, 'These projects will be in the provinces of Ghazvin, Albourz and Yazd and will be inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani through video conference.'

In addition to these inauguration, there will be set up an exclusive exhibition on the activities of the Nuclear Energy Organization last year.

Terrorists Must Not Be Included in Talks with Syrian Government

Tehran - Senior advisor to Majlis speaker Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday that terrorists and Syrian opponents should be clearly delineated and terrorists should not be included in talks with government.

In a meeting with Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan, Amir-Abdollahian added that a clear line should be drawn between the terrorists and opponents in Syria.

Praising Syria's measures in the two fields of fighting against terrorism as well as focusing on diplomatic solutions to end the ongoing crisis in that country, Amir-Abdollahian said that continuation of Iran-Russia cooperation to help Syria is very important.

Rouhani: Iran among Exemplary States in Terms of Security, Stability

President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iran is among exemplary countries in terms of security, stability and hope to future, according to IRNA.

Addressing a gathering of elites and political activists in the provincial capital city of Semnan, north central Iran, he added that over the past three years, Iran has witnessed high level of security and this is in the wake of national unity and solidarity as well as public confidence in officials and the hope to future.

President Rouhani arrived in the province Thursday morning to inaugurate a number of development projects.

Iraqi Forces Control 90% of Western Mosul

The comprehensive military campaign by Iraqi military forces to liberate the Northern city of Mosul from ISIL militants continued on Thursday, and local reports quoted a top Iraqi commander as saying that the country's security forces are now in control of 90 percent of territories in Western Mosul.

Iraqi Forces Control 90% of Western Mosul

A top Iraqi commander announced that the country's security forces are now in control of 90 percent of territories in Western Mosul as operations entered a fifth month to retake Iraq’s second largest city from ISIL militants.

Iran's constructive role in region obvious

TEHRAN– The Spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi condemned the remarks of British PM Theresa May and described them as pleasing words to win financial support.

“Iran’s bold role in backing security, stability, and peace in countries which have been attacked and affected by terrorists and have called for Iran’s help is known to everybody,” said Ghasemi, according to Mehr News.

He made the remarks in reaction to what British PM Theresa May said in her visit to Saudi Arabia. Ghasemi voiced regret that it is not the first time such remarks are made by British prime minister. “Unfortunately, it is not the first time that the British prime minister prefers dishonesty and baseless claims over truth.”