| 2020 | January | 2

  • BioUrja Group has completed its acquisition of the operating businesses of Energy Alloys

    HOUSTON, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioUrja Commodities, LLC, which is part of the BioUrja Group (“BioUrja”) of Houston, TX, has completed its acquisition of the operating businesses and the trade name of Energy Alloys. The acquisition was limited to acquiring the equity in those Energy Alloys entities that were not debtors subject to the recent bankruptcy […]

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  • Government presents budget bill to Parliament

    Iran’s Vice-President for Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Hossein-Ali Amiri on Wednesday presented the 2,400 billion tomans budget bill for the next fiscal year to Majlis (Parliament). Iranian next year will start on March 21, 2021. The next year budget bill focused on infrastructure reforms, health, creating jobs, non-oil exports and people’s welfare presented for approval…

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  • UN chief deplores contemporary slavery, saying still 40m victims

    United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for Abolition of Slavery, December 2, 2020 said that over 40 million people are still victims of contemporary slavery of whom 71 percent are women and girls. The full text of his message e-mailed to IRNA by UNIC in Tehran reads: This year’s…

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  • Pres. Rouhani lauds nation’s nuclear achievements

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted Iran’s “more powerful” position in nuclear field and hailed the nation’s better situation with regard to nuclear research and development. The President made the remarks during the Wednesday morning cabinet meeting. Elaborating on Iran’s nuclear achievements, he said that Iran’s nuclear capabilities has reached from IR1 or IR2 to IR8…

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  • Chabahar Port equipment capable of loading 15,000 tons of goods a day

    Director of Ports and Maritime Organization of Sistan and Baluchistan said on Wednesday that the equipment in southeastern strategic Iranian port of Chabahar, is capable of loading 15,000 tons of goods per day. Behrouz Aghaei told IRNA that the fact shows a considerable increase in export and imprt of basic goods through Chabahar Port and Chabahar, the first…

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  • Afghan expert says terrorist attacks put at risk int’l law & order

    Afghan political expert Abdul Lateef Nazari said on Wednesday that terrorist attacks against officials of the countries put at risk the International Law and order. In an interview with IRNA, Nazari underlined that terrorist attacks to assassinate officials and moves like the assassination of the Iranian scientist will jeopardize the international peace and security. He…

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  • Iran extends friendship hand to regional states: Envoy

    Iran has extended a hand to the states in the region for friendship, terming the country’s approach as being based on cooperation, as well as peace, Iranian Ambassador to Oman Ali Najafi said on Wednesday. Najafi made the remarks in a meeting with Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister Shahab bin Tariq al-Saeed, stressing the need for…

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  • COVID-19 kills 362 more Iranians over past 24 hours

    – Some 362 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Wednesday. Sadat Lari added that 48,990 citizens have passed away from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country so far. She pointed out that 688,054 people out of…

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  • Sri Lanka condemns terrorist attack against Iranian scientist

    Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement on Wednesday condemned the terrorist attack against Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. “The Sri Lankan government condemns the assassination of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and condemns any terrorist act against humanity,” the  Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in its statement. “Sri Lanka wants stability and security in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region,” the statement adds, pointing to dialogue and interaction as the most successful way to resolve issues. Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Deputy Minister of Defense and Head of the Research…

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