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  • United Nations Nuclear Inquiry on Iran Seen Making Slow Headway: Diplomats

    United Nations Nuclear Inquiry on Iran Seen Making Slow Headway: Diplomats

    The U.N. nuclear watchdog appears to have made only limited progress so far in getting Iran to answer questions about its suspected atomic bomb research, diplomatic sources said on Friday, three days before a deadline for cooperation.

  • Iran Foreign Minister Due in Moscow Ahead of Nuclear Talks

    Iran Foreign Minister Due in Moscow Ahead of Nuclear Talks

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit ally Moscow next week, the Islamic republic's ambassador to Russia wrote on Facebook Friday, media reports said.

  • Iran Won't Sign Nuclear Deal 'At Any Price'

    Iran Won't Sign Nuclear Deal 'At Any Price'

    Iran is committed to securing a nuclear agreement with world powers but will not sign one "at any price", its negotiators said Monday, as a key deadline for Tehran nears.

  • Western Iran Hit by Earthquake of Magnitude 6.3: US Geological Survey

    Western Iran Hit by Earthquake of Magnitude 6.3: US Geological Survey

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck western Iran on Monday, near the provincial capital of Dezful, about 300 miles (480 km) from Tehran, the capital, the US Geological Survey said.

  • Iran Tells UN Nuclear Chief No Talks on Missiles

    Iran Tells UN Nuclear Chief No Talks on Missiles

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the UN nuclear watchdog on Sunday that Tehran will not discuss its long-range missile program as part of talks aimed at resolving a decade-long nuclear dispute, official media reported.

  • UN Nuclear Chief Holds Iran Talks as Deadlines Loom

    UN Nuclear Chief Holds Iran Talks as Deadlines Loom

    The head of the UN atomic watchdog held talks in Iran on Sunday ahead of an August 25 deadline for Tehran to answer decade-old allegations of past nuclear weapons research.

  • Iranian Plane Crashes After Take-Off From Tehran, Killing Dozens

    Iranian Plane Crashes After Take-Off From Tehran, Killing Dozens

    A regional passenger plane assembled in Iran crashed Sunday while taking off from the country's capital, Tehran, killing 39 and injuring another nine onboard, according to a senior transportation official and state media.

  • Passenger Plane Crashes on Takeoff in Iran, Killing 48

    Passenger Plane Crashes on Takeoff in Iran, Killing 48

    An Iranian regional passenger plane crashed on Sunday while taking off from the capital, Tehran, killing 48 people on board, state media reported.

  • Plane With 40 Aboard Crashes in Iran: Report

    Plane With 40 Aboard Crashes in Iran: Report

    A small Iranian passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from an airport near the capital, Tehran, state media reported. The country's state-run news agency said 40 people were feared killed in the crash.

  • Iran Says Journalist Arrests Not a Matter for United States

    Iran Says Journalist Arrests Not a Matter for United States

    The detention of the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent and two other journalists is a domestic issue and not a matter for the United States, a top Iranian official has said.

  • Iran Says it Gave Missile Technology to Hamas

    Iran Says it Gave Missile Technology to Hamas

    Hamas is able to fire missiles into Israel because Tehran provided weapons technology to the militant group to defend itself against Israeli attacks, a senior Iranian official said on Monday.

  • Hezbollah Commander Killed in Iraq: Sources

    Hezbollah Commander Killed in Iraq: Sources

    A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in the region.

  • Iran Confirms Arrest of Washington Post Correspondent: Report

    Iran Confirms Arrest of Washington Post Correspondent: Report

    Tehran's chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported.

  • Iran Lawmaker Welcomes Nuclear Talks Extension

    Iran Lawmaker Welcomes Nuclear Talks Extension

    An influential Iranian MP has welcomed the country's four-month extension of nuclear negotiations with world powers, saying it signalled mutual willingness to reach a comprehensive agreement.

  • France Says Iran Faces Crucial Choices as Nuclear Talks Extended

    France Says Iran Faces Crucial Choices as Nuclear Talks Extended

    France said on Saturday it hoped the extension on nuclear talks between the West and Iran would convince Tehran to make the "indispensable choices" needed to reach a long term deal, but warned that major differences still remained.

  • Iran, Six Powers Haggle Over Extending Nuclear Talks: Diplomats

    Iran, Six Powers Haggle Over Extending Nuclear Talks: Diplomats

    Iran and six world powers haggled on Friday over the terms of extending negotiations on a nuclear deal for four more months after failing to bridge wide gaps on limits for Tehran's atomic programme, diplomats said.

  • Iran, World Powers Seek to Agree Terms for Extending Nuclear Talks: Diplomats

    Iran, World Powers Seek to Agree Terms for Extending Nuclear Talks: Diplomats

    Iran and six world powers are working to finalise the terms of a likely extension in negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme beyond a July 20 deadline and an announcement may come as early as Friday, Western diplomats said.

  • John Kerry to Brief Barack Obama on Iran Talks

    John Kerry to Brief Barack Obama on Iran Talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will brief President Barack Obama on Iran nuclear talks on Wednesday, amid signs that world powers and Tehran will seek to extend deal-making beyond the Sunday deadline.

  • US, Iran Lay Ground for Nuclear Talks Extension

    US, Iran Lay Ground for Nuclear Talks Extension

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart have laid the groundwork for an extension of a Sunday deadline to strike a historic nuclear deal after intense talks in Vienna.

  • Iran Says Six Powers Leaning Towards Extending Nuclear Talks

    Iran Says Six Powers Leaning Towards Extending Nuclear Talks

    Iran's foreign minister suggested on Tuesday that six world powers are leaning towards extending nuclear talks with Tehran beyond a July 20 deadline although both sides still hoped to reach an agreement over the next five days.

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