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11/8/2014 - 3:25 PM

Russia, US want Iran nuclear deal by Nov. 24 deadline: Lavrov

Politics - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow and Washington will do their utmost to help the conclusion of a deal over Iran’s nuclear energy program by the November 24 deadline.
11/8/2014 - 3:24 PM

Iran ‘Snow’ to compete at Singapore film festival

Culture - The Iranian drama Snow directed by Mehdi Rahmani has been selected to contend for awards at the 25th Singapore International Film Festival.
11/8/2014 - 3:22 PM

Iran actor Peyman Moaadi shines in US movie

Culture - Award winning Iranian actor and filmmaker Peyman Moaadi has garnered rave reviews for his lead role in the US-produced film, Camp X-Ray.
11/8/2014 - 3:08 PM

Iran Mercantile Exchange to Host Int'l Exchange Union's 2nd Annual Meeting

Economy - The Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) is preparing to host the 2nd annual meeting of the Interexchange Electronic Union (IEU) of CIS and Eastern Europe next week, IME's Managing Director Hossein Panahian announced.
11/8/2014 - 3:04 PM

Senior Negotiator: Withdrawal from NPT Not on Iran's Agenda

Politics - Senior Iranian negotiator and Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi dismissed the possibility of Iran's withdrawal from the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
11/8/2014 - 3:03 PM

Iran Seeking Military Interactions with Gulf of Aden Littoral States

Politics - Commander of the Iranian Navy's 32nd flotilla of warships Captain Seyed Hossein Sharifinasab underlined that the Navy sends its warships to the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea not just to protect Iranian cargo vessels, but to strengthen relations with the littoral states in those regions.
11/8/2014 - 2:59 PM

Energy Minister: Indonesia Planning Iran Oil Imports

Economy - Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Sudirman Said announced that his country is mulling import of crude supplies from Iran.
11/8/2014 - 2:55 PM

Supreme Leader Appoints New Chief for Iran's TV, Radio Organization

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, in a decree on Saturday, appointed Mohammad Sarafraz as the new president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) for a five-year period.
11/8/2014 - 2:52 PM

Iranian Deputy FM Hopes for Helpful Oman Negotiations with Powers

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi said the next round of talks between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) due to be held in Masqat, Oman, next week will be of crucial importance, and expressed the hope that the negotiations would help attainment of a final nuclear deal.
11/8/2014 - 2:50 PM

Iranian Speaker: Settlement of Iran's N. Issue Can Help Resolve Regional Problems

Politics - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the settlement of the nuclear standoff between Iran and the world powers can help improve the situation in the region.
11/2/2014 - 12:41 PM

Saudi King Suspends Death Sentence for Sheikh Al-Nimr after Rafsanjani's Letter

Politics - Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has stopped the death sentence given to prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr after Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in a message warned Riyadh against the repercussions of the execution, Arab media said.
11/2/2014 - 12:40 PM

Iran urges West to learn lessons from mistakes in Mideast

Politics - An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the West must learn lessons from its “repeated mistakes” in dealing with terrorism in the Middle East.
11/2/2014 - 12:38 PM

Iran Holds Foreign Supporters of ISIL Accountable for Massacre of Civilians in Iraq

Politics - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham deplored the massacre of innocent people by Takfiri groups in Iraq, and complained that the terrorists of the ISIL enjoy the support of the western powers and their regional allies.
11/2/2014 - 12:36 PM

Leader's Aide Underlines Iran's Regional Clout

Politics - Iranian Supreme Leader's senior advisor Ali Akbar Velayati stressed the country's regional clout and power, and said the European states are also aware of this fact and seek Tehran's assistance in settling problems in the region.
11/2/2014 - 12:35 PM

Senior MP: Kerry's Remarks Mean to Gain Concessions from Iran in Upcoming Talks

Politics - The recent statements made by US Secretary of State John Kerry were aimed at winning concessions from Iran in the upcoming round of talks before the November 24 deadline, senior parliamentary officials in Tehran said on Sunday.
11/2/2014 - 12:31 PM

Commander Underlines IRGC Navy's Readiness to Defend Iran's Water-Borders

Politics - Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi underlined that the IRGC Navy has developed its tactics and strategies to become fully prepared to defend Iran against enemies' threats.
11/2/2014 - 12:29 PM

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Regains Control of Strategic Towns in Aleppo Countryside

Politics - The Syrian army continued its operations against the terrorist groups in the Northern parts of the country and regained control over many strategic areas in there.
11/2/2014 - 12:28 PM

Iran, Germany Keen to Broaden Environmental Ties

Life - Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar and German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for widening ties and cooperation in environmental areas.
11/1/2014 - 4:46 PM

Ankara Suffering from Lack of Coherent Policy

Politics - Interview with Mohammad Farhad Koleini Senior Strategy Analyst
11/1/2014 - 4:40 PM

Iran attends Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia

Culture - Iran is participating in the 59th International Belgrade Book Fair in Serbia by displaying various published works of the country.