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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Iran Blocks Tehran 'Rich Kids' Instagram Page

    Iran Blocks Tehran 'Rich Kids' Instagram Page

    Iran on Thursday blocked access to an Instagram page devoted to the lifestyle of Tehran's young elite that stirred indignation and spawned a rival site on how the majority live.

  • Differences Remain on Nuclear Deal: Iran President

    Differences Remain on Nuclear Deal: Iran President

    Iran's president says Tehran and world powers agree on the principles of a final deal on the Iranian nuclear program but that differences remain on the "details" that still need to be negotiated.

  • Two Dead in Iran Arms Factory Fire

    Two Dead in Iran Arms Factory Fire

    Two people were killed in a fire at a defence ministry plant east of Tehran for the production of explosives, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.

  • Iranian-British Woman, Jailed for Bid to Watch Men's Volleyball, Goes on Hunger Strike

    Iranian-British Woman, Jailed for Bid to Watch Men's Volleyball, Goes on Hunger Strike

    An Iranian-British woman has gone on hunger strike in prison in Tehran to protest against her arrest for trying to watch a men's volleyball game, the opposition website Kalame reported on Sunday.

  • UN Nuclear Watchdog Seeks to Advance Iran Investigation

    UN Nuclear Watchdog Seeks to Advance Iran Investigation

    A high-level UN nuclear watchdog team will visit Tehran for talks in coming days, Iran said on Friday, more than a month after it missed a deadline for addressing questions about its suspected atomic bomb research.

  • Israel PM Tries to Shift Focus From Islamic State to Iran at UN

    Israel PM Tries to Shift Focus From Islamic State to Iran at UN

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islam...

  • Israel PM Warns Nuclear-Armed Iran Would be 'Gravest Threat'

    Israel PM Warns Nuclear-Armed Iran Would be 'Gravest Threat'

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday at the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose the "gravest threat to us all" and called for dismantling Tehran's nuclear program.

  • Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume by Mid-October: Tehran

    Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume by Mid-October: Tehran

    Difficult talks between Iran and world powers on Tehran's nuclear programme will resume in Europe before mid-October, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying Monday.

  • Iran Blames Outside Influences for Rise of Islamic State

    Iran Blames Outside Influences for Rise of Islamic State

    Iran President Hassan Rouhani blamed the rise of the Islamic State group and other militants on "certain intelligence agencies" but also said the solution to stopping them must come from the Middle East region itself.

  • British PM to Hold First Direct Talks With Iran's President Since 1979

    British PM to Hold First Direct Talks With Iran's President Since 1979

    British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the premier's office said on Tuesday, in what would be the first such high-level meeting between the two countries since 1979.

  • US Says Won't Link Iran Cooperation on Islamic State to Nuclear Talks

    US Says Won't Link Iran Cooperation on Islamic State to Nuclear Talks

    The United States said on Monday it will refuse any effort by Iran to gain its cooperation on fighting Islamic State forces by being more flexible about Tehran's nuclear program.

  • EU 'Disappointed' at Little Progress by Iran on Nuclear Issue

    EU 'Disappointed' at Little Progress by Iran on Nuclear Issue

    The European Union said on Thursday it was disappointed with a lack of progress by Iran in addressing concerns about its suspected atomic bomb research, pressuring Tehran to cooperate with a long-stalled U.N. watchdog inquiry.

  • Nuclear Deal Elusive as Iran, Six Powers Resume Talks in New York

    Nuclear Deal Elusive as Iran, Six Powers Resume Talks in New York

    A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York this week between Tehran and six world powers deadlocked after a year of negotiations.

  • European Union, Iran to Hold Fresh Nuclear Talks

    European Union, Iran to Hold Fresh Nuclear Talks

    EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in New York for further talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme, her spokeswoman said.

  • Iran Foreign Minister Heads to New York For Nuclear Talks

    Iran Foreign Minister Heads to New York For Nuclear Talks

    Iran's foreign minister headed to New York Tuesday to resume nuclear talks with major powers but it was unclear if there would be a repeat visit by President Hassan Rouhani, who launched Tehran's opening a year ago.

  • Who Are The 'Terrorists' The World Needs to Fight?

    Who Are The 'Terrorists' The World Needs to Fight?

    From Washington and Paris to Tehran and Damascus, it seems everyone agrees on the growing need to fight "terrorism". What exactly the word means is another matter entirely.

  • UN Nuclear Chief Urges Iran to Address Bomb Concerns

    UN Nuclear Chief Urges Iran to Address Bomb Concerns

    The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on Iran on Monday to address concerns about its suspected atomic bomb research, three weeks after Tehran failed to meet a deadline for providing information about the issue.

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