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12/20/2014   --   1:44 PM
Iran's N. Negotiating Team Nominee of Person(s) of Year 2014 Award

Politics - The Arms Control Association (ACA) has named Iran's nuclear negotiating team as one of the nominees of wining Person(s) of the Year 2014 Award for the efforts the team has made in talks with the six major world powers to put an end to the decade-long dispute over its nuclear program.

12/20/2014   --   1:42 PM
Iran Condemns Terrorist Attacks in Northeastern Nigeria

Politics - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham strongly condemned the recent fatal attacks on the residents of a village in Northeastern Nigeria.

12/20/2014   --   1:39 PM
Human Rights Center Condemns Canada-Sponsored UN Anti-Iran Resolution

Politics - The University Students Center of Iran's Human Rights Center condemned the recent approval of a UN human rights resolution against Iran, and called on the UN chief to increase his knowledge of the human rights situation in Iran.

12/15/2014   --   8:29 PM
Syrian premier arrives in Iran for key talks

Politics - Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.

12/15/2014   --   8:26 PM
Leader's Top Aide: No Talks on Iran's Missile Program

Politics - Iranian Supreme Leader's senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that Tehran would never accept to talk about its missile program in the negotiations with the world powers.

12/15/2014   --   8:23 PM
Iranian Official Voices Displeasure in Extension of Talks with G5+1

Politics - Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani expressed displeasure in the 7-month-long extension of the nuclear talks between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany), saying the US aims to lay more pressure on Iran during this period.

12/15/2014   --   8:16 PM
Rouhani Sees No Way for World Powers but to Negotiate with Iran

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined his government's determination to remove the cruel sanctions against the country, and said the world powers have no way out but to sit to the negotiating table with Tehran.

12/15/2014   --   8:03 PM
Iran Calls for Establishment of Int'l Body to Punish Human Rights Violators

Life - Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh blasted the West for attempting to impose its culture and human rights criteria on the other world states, and asked for setting up an international body to punish the countries which violate human rights based on global norms.

12/15/2014   --   8:00 PM
Mashaal: Hamas Set to Consolidate Ties with Iran

Politics - Politburo Chief of the Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas Khaled Mashaal underlined that Hamas is resolved to reinvigorate relations with Tehran.

12/15/2014   --   7:54 PM
Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Takes Control of Strategic District in Aleppo City

Politics - The Syrian army continued its advances in the Northern parts of the country, and regained control of a strategic area in Aleppo city.

12/15/2014   --   7:44 PM
Tens of ISIL Militants Killed in Blast in Syria's Raqqa

Politics - Powerful blast rocked Syria's Northern province of al-Raqqa, killing tens of ISIL terrorists, media report said.

12/15/2014   --   7:42 PM
Nigerian Muslim Leader Underlines Imminent Defeat of Boko Haram

Politics - One of Nigeria's most powerful Muslim leaders, the emir of Kano, expressed optimism that the insurgency of Boko Haram Takfiri group will soon be over.

12/14/2014   --   11:57 AM
Iranian N. Negotiating Team Due in Geneva Tomorrow

Politics - an nuclear negotiators are to leave Tehran for the Swiss city of Geneva on Monday to take part in a fresh round of talks with the six major world powers.

12/14/2014   --   11:52 AM
Ashton Carter, Iran, Neo-Realism, and 'Incident at Sea'

Politics - Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

12/14/2014   --   11:48 AM
Division of Labor with Washington or Sign of Change in US Regional Strategy?

Politics - Ahmad Kazemzadeh
Senior Middle East Analyst

12/10/2014   --   3:20 PM
Iranian FM Blasts Powers, Regional Allies for Instrumental Use of Terrorism

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at the world powers for using terrorism and extremism as a tool to attain their goals.

12/10/2014   --   3:18 PM
1st Int'l WAVE Conference Urges World Gov'ts to Condemn All Forms of Extremism

Politics - Participants in the first international conference on 'World Against violence and Extremism (WAVE)' in Tehran in their final statement on Wednesday asked the world governments, politicians and religious leaders to condemn terrorism, violence and extremism in all forms.

12/10/2014   --   1:09 PM
Iranian President Views Falling of Oil Prices As A Plot against Regional People, Muslims

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the sudden decrease in oil prices in recent months is a plot hatched by the enemies against the regional people and Muslims.

12/10/2014   --   1:06 PM
FM: Conditions Set for Boosting Iran-Tajikistan Economic Cooperation

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister Nezamoddin Shamsiddin Zahedi in Tehran on Wednesday underlined that time is now ripe for enhancing economic cooperation.

12/10/2014   --   1:04 PM
Speaker: Iran to Continue Supporting Anti-Israeli Resistance Movements

Politics - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani assured the Palestinian people and resistance movements of Tehran's full and continued support until achievement of final victory against the Israeli forces.

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