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  • John Kerry, Iran Minister to Meet Ahead of Deadline For Atom Deal

    John Kerry, Iran Minister to Meet Ahead of Deadline For Atom Deal

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue ahead of a looming deadline for a final agreement, the U.S. State Department said...

  • Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

    Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

    Iran defended its human rights record on Friday, striking back at the West for its criticism about a woman hanged for murder in an alleged rape case.

  • Iran Wants Sanctions Lifted as Part of Nuclear Deal: Official

    Iran Wants Sanctions Lifted as Part of Nuclear Deal: Official

    Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted as part of a deal on its contested nuclear programme by a November deadline, a top official said on Wednesday.

  • Apple Reportedly in Talks to Sell the iPhone in Iran

    Apple Reportedly in Talks to Sell the iPhone in Iran

    Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal said Apple had begun talks with distributors to open official sales channels in Iran if authorised.

  • UN Concerned by Iran 'Surge of Executions'

    UN Concerned by Iran 'Surge of Executions'

    At least 850 people have been executed in Iran in the past 15 months as part of a worsening human rights situation under reformist President Hassan Rouhani, a UN official said on Monday.

  • 130 Sickened by Toxic Gas Dump in Iran

    130 Sickened by Toxic Gas Dump in Iran

    An Iranian newspaper says at least 130 people, most of them students, have been hospitalized after inhaling a toxic gas in the southeastern city of Zahedan.

  • Hopes for Tamil Nadu Fishermen's Release Brighten

    Hopes for Tamil Nadu Fishermen's Release Brighten

    Hopes for the release of four fishermen from this coastal town and one from Kerala detained in Iran have brightened with the intervention of Indian embassy officials and support of the fishing firm that employed them.

  • Iran Hangs Woman in Defiance of International Campaign That Tried to Save Her

    Iran Hangs Woman in Defiance of International Campaign That Tried to Save Her

    Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.

  • Want Closer Military Ties with Iran, Says China

    China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing's diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear pla...

  • Tamil Nadu Fishermen in Iran Fined, Prime Minister Asked to Intervene

    Tamil Nadu Fishermen in Iran Fined, Prime Minister Asked to Intervene

    Four Tamil Nadu fishermen together have been fined Rs 5.5 lakh for allegedly fishing in Iranian territory by authorities there, an official of the state fishermen development trust said today.

  • UN Nuclear Chief Suggests Progress Slow in Iran Investigation

    UN Nuclear Chief Suggests Progress Slow in Iran Investigation

    Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb research.

  • AFC: U-16 India Girls Face Must-Win Game Against UAE

    AFC: U-16 India Girls Face Must-Win Game Against UAE

    Severely thrashed by Iran, Jordan and Bangladesh in their previous matches, India will now have to win both their matches against the UAE and Jordan and hope Jordan or Bangladesh put a spanner in the works of Iran to stand a chance of topping the gro...

  • On the Road to Find the World's Funniest Person

    On the Road to Find the World's Funniest Person

    It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.

  • Iraq PM to Visit Iran for Talks on Fight Against Islamic State

    Iraq PM to Visit Iran for Talks on Fight Against Islamic State

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is to visit Iran on Monday for talks on Baghdad's battle against the Islamic State group, which holds swathes of the country, his office said.

  • Kin of Fishermen Detained in Iran Seek Their Early Release

    Kin of Fishermen Detained in Iran Seek Their Early Release

    Families of four fishermen, detained in Iran for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, have appealed to authorities to expedite their release, claiming that no proper food or medical aid is being provided to the detainees.

  • India to Pay Iran $500 Million Next Week as Second Part of Oil Deal: Report

    India to Pay Iran $500 Million Next Week as Second Part of Oil Deal: Report

    Iran and the United States, China, France, Germany, Britain and Russia agreed in July to extend a six-month interim accord until Nov. 24 after they failed to meet a July 20 deadline for reaching a long-term deal to end their nuclear dispute.

  • Iran Opposes Extending Troubled Nuclear Talks

    Iran Opposes Extending Troubled Nuclear Talks

    Iran said on Thursday it is against extending a November 24 deadline for troubled nuclear talks, even though major stumbling blocks remain in the way of a deal.

  • US Sees Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks, Still Aims for November Deal

    US Sees Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks, Still Aims for November Deal

    A senior US official said some progress was made in high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran on Wednesday but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.

  • Western Iran Earthquake Injures 16

    Western Iran Earthquake Injures 16

    A strong 5.6 earthquake rocked two cities in western Iran on Wednesday, injuring at least 16 people but causing only minor damage to homes, US and Iranian sources said.

  • US Says Some Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks, But Much Work Remains

    US Says Some Progress in Iran Nuclear Talks, But Much Work Remains

    A senior U.S. official said after high-level nuclear talks with Iran on Wednesday that some progress continued to be made but much work remained to be done, adding the goal was still to reach a deal by a late November deadline.

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