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10/29/2014   --   7:33 AM
President Rouhani urges national unity

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday warned about making discord between government and Majlis (parliament) and urged them to be united.

10/29/2014   --   7:30 AM
Rouhani in Majlis to defend science minister nominee

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani attended the Majlis (Parliament) meeting on Wednesday to defend the qualifications of the proposed candidate for minister of Science, Research and Technology.

10/28/2014   --   5:07 PM
Some P5+1 states seek to mount pressure on Iran: Velayati

Politics - A senior Iranian official says certain members of the P5+1 group of world powers are trying to ramp up pressure on Tehran through talks over the Islamic Republic's nuclear energy program.

10/28/2014   --   5:04 PM
Iran's Human Rights Delegation Depart for Switzerland

Politics - A high-ranking Iranian human rights delegation left Tehran for Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday to attend the 20th meeting of the UN Human Rights Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in there.

10/28/2014   --   5:03 PM
Supreme Leader Underlines Islamic Unity as Iran's Prioritized Policy

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei stressed that strengthening unity among the Muslim states is the prioritized policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

10/28/2014   --   5:01 PM
Iranian Source Rejects Itar-Tass Report on Date of Next Round of Talks with Powers

Politics - A source close to the Iranian team of negotiators rejected the Russian media speculations about the time of the next round of negotiations between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany).

10/28/2014   --   4:57 PM
Iran Felicitates Tunisians on Successful Parliamentary Elections

Politics - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham congratulated the Tunisian nation and government on holding the recent parliamentary elections successfully.

10/28/2014   --   4:26 PM
Vice-President Reaffirms Iran's Rigid Nuclear Stance

Politics - Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri renewed Tehran's firm stance in the ongoing negotiations with the 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) group of powers, and said that the country's negotiators are moving within the framework of the guidelines of Iran's Supreme Leader.

10/24/2014   --   12:57 PM
Some allies want talks with Iran to fail: US official

Politics - The chief US nuclear negotiator has acknowledged that certain allies of the United States and members of Congress are opposed to a final nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.

10/24/2014   --   12:41 PM
Rouhani orders arrests of culprits behind acid attacks

Politics - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has instructed three ministries to step up efforts to find culprits behind recent acid attacks in the central city of Isfahan amid national outrage over the inhumane assaults.

10/24/2014   --   12:39 PM
Iran urges regional cooperation to tackle terrorism

Politics - A senior Iranian official has expressed the Islamic Republic’s readiness to cooperate with Muslim countries, including Turkey and Saudi Arabia, to counter the growing threat of terrorism in the Middle East region.

10/22/2014   --   2:22 PM
Iranian missiles able to target entire Israel, says IRGC cmdr

Politics - Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the entire Israel is within the range of the Islamic Republic’s missiles.

10/22/2014   --   2:19 PM
Leader Calls for Oil-Free Economy in Iran

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called for formulation of necessary plans to cut Iran’s dependence on oil revenues and govern the country on the basis of domestic capabilities instead of natural resources.

10/22/2014   --   2:16 PM
Iran intends to do away with the cruel sanctions once and for all

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani stating that Iranians should be confident that official will never forsake the nation's rights, said that Iran Intends to remove cruel sanctions forever.

10/22/2014   --   2:14 PM
Iranian FM Planning to Visit Spain, China Next Week

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to leave Tehran for Madrid next week to discuss ties and cooperation.

10/22/2014   --   2:12 PM
Police Chief: All Iranian Borders Sealed in One Year

Politics - Iran's Police Chief Brigadier General Esmayeel Ahmadi Moqaddam announced that the country's borders will be fully sealed in 2015 to make any penetration of terrorists and drug traffickers impossible.

10/22/2014   --   2:08 PM
Iran Rejects Support for Certain Groups in Yemen as Media Speculations

Politics - Iran underlined support for the agreement between the government and the opposition groups in Yemen, and dismissed advocacy for certain Yemeni groups as media speculations.

10/22/2014   --   7:52 AM
US wants ‘assurances’ from Iran about nuclear activities

Politics - US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman says Iran should take “actions” to assure that its nuclear program is peaceful, despite numerous reports by the UN atomic agency asserting that Iranian nuclear facilities have never deviated toward weaponization.

10/21/2014   --   7:32 PM
Rouhani Sees Iran as Winning Side in N. Talks

Politics - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said his country is already the winning side in the nuclear talks as its team of negotiators are sitting opposite six world powers in the talks while they still have the bargaining power.

10/21/2014   --   7:31 PM
VP: Iran to Continue Powerful Support for Iraqi Nation

Politics - Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri in a meeting with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in Tehran on Tuesday voiced Tehran's continued strong support for the Iraqi nation and government.

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