World | Reuters | Saturday November 1, 2014
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...
World | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 30, 2014
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.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 30, 2014
Citing unnamed sources, the Wall Street Journal said Apple had begun talks with distributors to open official sales channels in Iran if authorised.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 27, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 27, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 25, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 23, 2014
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...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 21, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Monday October 20, 2014
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.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday October 20, 2014
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...
World | Associated Press | Monday October 20, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 19, 2014
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 17, 2014
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.
Friday October 17, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 17, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
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.