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4/21/2015   --   12:10 PM
Photos: Iran’s President Departs for Indonesia

Politics - Iran's president Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday left Tehran for Indonesia to take part in an event commemorating the ۶۰th anniversary of the Asian-African Conference.

4/21/2015   --   12:02 PM
Egypt's Mursi Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail

Politics - A Cairo court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi to 20 years in prison.

4/21/2015   --   10:07 AM
Iran's Int'l Status Getting Better Day by Day: President

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hailed the favorable atmosphere created internationally following the progress in the nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers, saying that the country's status has been improving 'day by day'.

4/13/2015   --   10:07 AM
Iran suspends Umrah Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia

Politics - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati said on Monday that the umrah (minor) Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has been suspended by Iran.

4/12/2015   --   3:38 PM
US drone strike kills four people in northwest Pakistan

Politics - An aerial attack by a US drone has killed at least four people in northwest Pakistan, security officials say.

4/12/2015   --   3:33 PM
Kerry to Congress: Allow Iran talks to carry on without interference

Politics - US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked the US Congress to allow nuclear talks between world powers and Iran to proceed without interference as the self-imposed deadline for the negotiations looms.

4/12/2015   --   3:18 PM
Islamic Revolution enabled women socially: Rouhani

Politics - President Rouhani asserted that Islamic Revolution of Iran has brought women to the social front and praised Ayat. Khomeini as the pioneer.

4/12/2015   --   3:14 PM
Aboutalebi: Negotiations ‘test of political will’ for US

Politics - A political aide to president’s office has said nuclear negotiations would prove a test of political will for the US officials.

4/7/2015   --   8:18 PM
Leader Reiterates Iran’s Strong Opposition to Foreign Meddling in Region

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei underlined Tehran’s steadfast opposition to any foreign meddling in region, Yemen in particular.

4/7/2015   --   8:14 PM
Photos: Turkey’s Erdogan Meets Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran

Politics - The visiting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday held a meeting with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in Tehran.

4/7/2015   --   8:10 PM
IRGC Commander Describes Termination of All Sanctions as Iran's Redline

Politics - Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari underscored that termination of all sanctions and possession of the full nuclear fuel cycle as Iran's redline in any nuclear agreement with the world powers.

4/7/2015   --   8:08 PM
Rafsanjani: Lausanne Statement Start of Rough Path

Politics - Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani underlined that the joint statement issued after the nuclear talks between Tehran and the world powers in the Swiss city of Lausanne was just the start of an unleveled path to a final, practical deal.

4/7/2015   --   8:03 PM
Iran Voices Concern over Dire Situation of Palestinians in Yarmuk Camp

Politics - The Iranian foreign ministry expressed deep concern over the dire situation of the Palestinians in Syria's Yarmuk refugee camp which has been under attack by the Takfiri terrorists for the last several days.

4/7/2015   --   8:01 PM
Rouhani Stresses Anti-Terrorism Cooperation with Turkey, Ending War in Yemen

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined the necessity for the two countries' cooperation in campaign against extremism, stressed that war and bloodshed in Yemen should come to an end immediately.

4/7/2015   --   7:57 PM
Iran, Turkey Ink 8 Cooperation Pacts during Erdogan's Visit

Politics - Tehran and Ankara signed eight cooperation agreements and one joint statement on Tuesday to boost bilateral relations in different areas.

4/7/2015   --   7:47 PM
Iran, Russia Discuss Developments in Yemen, Syria

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Bogdanov in a telephone conversation on Tuesday discussed the ongoing regional developments, specially in Yemen and Syria.

4/4/2015   --   8:14 PM
Rouhani: Lausanne Understanding Shows West's Despair in Sanctions Policy

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the common understanding achieved by Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, France and Britain plus Germany) showed that the western countries have come to realize inefficiency of their sanctions and pressures against Iran.

4/4/2015   --   8:02 PM
Iran Rejects Marie Harf's Statements on Suspension of Sanctions

Politics - Iranian Deputy Lead Negotiator (in talks with the six world powers) Seyed Abbas Araqchi dismissed as 'wrong interpretation' the recent statements made by US State Department's Spokeswoman Marie Harf about the Lausanne statement issued by Iran and the Group 5+1.

4/4/2015   --   7:50 PM
Iran Congratulates Nigeria on Successful Presidential Election

Politics - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Saturday congratulated the Nigerian nation and government on peaceful presidential election in the African country.

4/4/2015   --   7:48 PM
Deputy Chief Commander: Iran's Defense Capabilities Not Negotiable

Politics - Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri underlined Iran's military prowess, and said that the Islamic Republic will never accept to negotiate over its defense capabilities with the world powers.

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