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11/26/2014   --   9:28 AM
Iran and Seven-Month Extension of Nuclear Talks

Politics - Mahmoud Reza Golshanpazhooh

11/26/2014   --   7:51 AM
Farhadi receives vote of confidence

Politics - Majlis (parliament) in an open session on Wednesday endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's fifth nominee to head Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

11/26/2014   --   7:49 AM
President says his nominee is symbol of moderation

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani called his nominee for science minister as symbol of moderation and called on members of Parliament (Majlis) to give him a vote of confidence.

11/26/2014   --   7:47 AM
Entire Muslim world standing by Palestine: Iran official

Politics - A senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says all Muslim nations will stand by the Palestinian people against the Israeli regime

11/26/2014   --   6:25 AM
EU extends sanctions relief on Iran

Politics - The EU has released a statement extending suspension of sanctions on Iran by June 2015.

11/26/2014   --   6:09 AM
President in Majlis to defend science minister nominee

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani attended a Majlis (Parliament) session on Wednesday to defend the qualifications of his nominee for the post of minister of science, research and technology.

11/25/2014   --   12:35 PM
Iran Condemns Raid on Prominent Bahraini Cleric's House

Politics - Iran on Tuesday strongly condemned an attack by the Bahraini regime on the house of the leading Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Ahmed Qassem.

11/25/2014   --   12:26 PM
President Rouhani: G5+1 Know Sanctions Are Ineffective

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France and Germany) have come to the conclusion that sanctions and pressures cannot halt Iran's progress in various fields, including the nuclear technology.

11/25/2014   --   12:24 PM
Iranian FM: Attainment of Political Framework for N. Deal Possible in Weeks

Politics - ian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that reaching a political framework for a final nuclear deal with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) will be possible within the next few weeks.

11/25/2014   --   12:14 PM
Senior Negotiator: Enrichment, Sanctions Key Differences between Iran, Powers

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi announced that major differences have still remained between Tehran and the world powers, including the details of Iran's enrichment program and mechanisms for removal of the sanctions.

11/25/2014   --   12:12 PM
MP: External Pressures Blocking Western Powers' Deal with Iran

Politics - A senior Iranian parliamentarian said Iran and most of countries in the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) had narrowed down differences to cut a permanent nuclear agreement but they failed due to the pressures and meddling of other actors, including Israel.

11/25/2014   --   12:11 PM
Iranian Deputy FM: Tehran, Ankara to Find Joint Political Solution to Syrian Crisis

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Umit Yalcin underscored that Tehran and Ankara would find a political solution to the current crisis in Syria through joint efforts.

11/25/2014   --   12:09 PM
Supreme Leader Reiterates Necessity for Arming West Bank

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reiterated Iran's continued support for the Palestinian nation, and said arming the West Bank is necessary for confronting the Zionist regime.

11/24/2014   --   1:19 PM
Iran, G5+1 agree to continue talks in coming weeks

Politics - Iranian and the G5+1 foreign ministers will continue talks in coming weeks to reach a comprehensive agreement.

11/24/2014   --   1:02 PM
Rafsanjani: Differences Weakening Islamic States

Politics - Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in a meeting with Qatari Attorney General Ali bin Fetais Al-Marri warned the Muslim states that differences have weakened the Islamic countries.

11/24/2014   --   12:16 PM
Iran Nuclear Talks and US - India Deal: A Comparison

Politics - Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

11/24/2014   --   12:10 PM
Iran, Qatar Ink Several Judicial Agreements

Politics - Iranian Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi voiced satisfaction in his meeting with Chairman of the Supreme Judiciary Council (SJC) of Qatar Masoud bin Mohammed Al-Amri on Monday, and said that the two sides have concluded several judicial agreements.

11/24/2014   --   12:06 PM
High-Ranking Iranian Bishops, Assyrian, Christian MPs Write Letter to Obama

Politics - A number of high-ranking Iranian bishops and Assyrian and Christian members of the parliament in a letter to US President Barack Obama stressed that the Supreme Leader's fatwa that has placed a strong religious ban on the acquisition, possession and use of atomic bombs leaves no room for western concerns over Iran's nuclear activities.

11/24/2014   --   11:02 AM
Source: Iran, Powers' N. Talks Extended

Politics - Informed sources in Vienna, where the nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers are underway, said that the two sides have agreed on extending the deadline for negotiations.

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