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5/18/2015   --   12:42 PM
Nahavandian urges national solidarity in support of nuclear talks

Politics - Presidential Office Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian on Monday urged national solidarity in support of continuation of nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1.

5/18/2015   --   12:40 PM
Zarif: Additional Protocol does not provide unreasonable access

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Additional Protocol never allows illogical and unfounded access to a country’s institutes but rather provides a systematic framework which is currently being implemented in 124 countries.

5/18/2015   --   12:39 PM
Salehi discharged from hospital

Politics - Vice President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Saleh discharged from hospital Monday morning.

5/18/2015   --   12:33 PM
Nuclear Deal Likely If Other Side Determined: Iran’s Rouhani

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that a nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers can be reached by the self-imposed deadline of June 30 if the other side is serious about it.

5/11/2015   --   3:23 PM
François Nicoullaud: Iran not to worry about French position in P5+1 talks

Politics - Zahra Khodaee: Last week, the French President François Hollande met with King Salman and other Persian Gulf states’ leaders, some days before a U.S.-Arab summit in Washington in which President Barack Obama will try to win support for a nuclear agreement with Iran by the end of June.

5/5/2015   --   4:22 PM
Saudi Arabia and Challenges in East Asia

Politics - Najib Tun Razak's first visit to Saudi Arabia in 2010 set the stage to sign an agreement in April 2011 for security cooperation. According to a report developed by the former state minister, Datuk Seri Hisham Aldin Tone Hussein, the main purpose of signing this agreement was to deal with terrorism, drug trafficking, forging documents and terrorist activities.

5/5/2015   --   11:49 AM
West's Deceitfulness Could Push Iran to Resume Enrichment Activities: Speaker

Politics - Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Monday warned the West that contradictory remarks and deceitfulness in the nuclear talks with Iran could leave Tehran with the choice of resuming uranium enrichment activities at previous levels.

5/5/2015   --   11:47 AM
Iran to Continue Efforts to Send Aid to Yemen: Deputy FM

Politics - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abollahian reiterated Tehran's determination to make efforts to provide the people of Yemen with humanitarian aid despite Riyadh's moves to block them.

5/5/2015   --   11:45 AM
Supreme Leader Grants Clemency to Iran Prisoners

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday pardoned or commuted prison terms of convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

4/28/2015   --   10:26 AM
Iran expects P5+1 members to be bound to their obligations: Zarif

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran expects P5+1 members to be bound to their obligations.

4/28/2015   --   10:18 AM
Iran dismisses Saudi Arabia’s verbal apology on Jeddah incident

Politics - The spokesman for the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance on Tuesday announced Iran will keep the Umrah Hajj pilgrimage closed as far as Saudi Arabia has not formally apologized over the recent event in Jeddah airport.

4/27/2015   --   6:03 PM
Russia’s S-300 delivery to Iran will not impact N-talks: EU

Politics - Russia’s decision to lift a ban on the delivery of S-300 missile defense system to Iran will not affect the nuclear negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 countries, a European Union official says.

4/27/2015   --   10:04 AM
Iranian FM: Israel Main Impediment to Universality of NPT

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underscored that Israel is the main impediment to the universality of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the single violator of the accord.

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.

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