Draw with Al Ain Puts End to Sepahan Hopes in ACL

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Sepahan football club of Iran joined Al-Ain of the UAE in elimination from Group D of the 2020 AFC Champions League. The two sides played out a goalless draw at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium on Monday. Sepahan had started their campaign with a 4-0 defeat of Al-Ain at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium courtesy of Mohammed Mohebi, Kiros, Soroush Rafiei and Mohammad Tayyebi but couldn’t find a way past its opponent at the second time of asking

Zarif Commemorates Sacred Defense Week

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif commemorated the Sacred Defense Week on the 40th anniversary of the start of Iraq’s imposed war on the Islamic Republic. “We commemorate our fallen heroes—40 yrs after Saddam’s invasion & start of 8 yr Iran-Iraq war. We stood tall, with the world supporting the aggressor—even w/ chemical weapons

Zarif Commemorates Sacred Defense Week

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif commemorated the Sacred Defense Week on the 40th anniversary of the start of Iraq’s imposed war on the Islamic Republic. “We commemorate our fallen heroes—40 yrs after Saddam’s invasion & start of 8 yr Iran-Iraq war

Russia to Work on Sirik Power Plant: Minister

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Russia has chosen a new contractor to work on the Sirik Power Plant in the southern province of Hormuzagan, said Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian; the new contractor will start working on the project in the coming weeks. Iran signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Russian Company Technopromexport for implementing the 1,400-MW power plant project in August 2016, and the Russian side pledged to invest up to €1.2 billion in the project, IRNA reported.

Russia to Work on Sirik Power Plant: Minister

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Russia has chosen a new contractor to work on the Sirik Power Plant in the southern province of Hormuzagan, said Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian; the new contractor will start working on the project in the coming weeks. Iran signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Russian Company Technopromexport for implementing the 1,400-MW power plant project in August 2016, and the Russian side pledged to invest up to €1.2 billion in the project, IRNA reported.

Cement Exports Top 5.8m Tons in Five Months

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran exported over 5.847 million tons of cement worth $127.99 million during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-August 21), according to data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). India, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, and Oman were the main importers of Iranian cement during the said period, reported globalcement.com on Monday. Iran’s annual cement production stands at 85 million tons, and the domestic need for the product stands at 65 million tons

Cement Exports Top 5.8m Tons in Five Months

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran exported over 5.847 million tons of cement worth $127.99 million during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-August 21), according to data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). India, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Qatar, Kenya, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, and Oman were the main importers of Iranian cement during the said period, reported globalcement.com on Monday.

Tour de France Draws to Lowkey Close

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – The Tour de France drew to a lowkey close as riders in the world’s greatest cycling race paraded before a sparse Champs Elysees finish-line crowd depleted by social distancing. For the race’s 21st and final stage, coronavirus restrictions limited spectator numbers at the finish to 5,000 on Sunday, significantly lower than previous turnouts, Reuters reported

Tehran, Doha Seek Strengthening Ties

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s outgoing Ambassador to Qatar Mohammad Ali Sobhani in a meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani stressed the significance of strengthening of Tehran and Doha ties in various fields. The meeting took place at the end of Sobhani’s mission in Qatar, IRNA reported