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9/27/2015 - 11:37 AM

Iran dismisses reports on talks with US over regional issues

Politics - Iran rejects media reports about talks between top Iranian and US diplomats on developments in the Middle East, saying the two sides only discussed the nuclear agreement of July 14.
9/27/2015 - 11:35 AM

Iran’s parliament speaker: Saudi govt. main culprit in Mina crush

Politics - Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani says the Saudi government is the main culprit in the deadly incident of September 24 during the Hajj pilgrimage rituals in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca.
9/27/2015 - 11:33 AM

Leader says Saudi leaders must apologize for deadly Hajj incident

Politics - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Saudi rulers should apologize for the recent deadly incident that killed hundreds of pilgrims during Hajj rituals instead of dodging their responsibility.
9/26/2015 - 5:22 PM

Iran to Submit Majidi’s Biopic Muhammad (PBUH) to Oscars

Culture - The Iranian team of experts responsible for selecting the country’s official submission to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony chose Muhammad (PBUH), the Messenger of God, the latest work by Majid Majidi.
9/26/2015 - 5:20 PM

Terrorists Hindering World’s Sustainable Development: Iran’s President

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that terrorist groups have not only damaged the environment, but also taken sustainable development out of the agenda of countries.
9/26/2015 - 5:04 PM

Iran says funds to be unfrozen by Jan.

Economy - Iran says it expects about $29 billion of funds to be unfrozen and repatriated to its central bank by January 2016 at the latest as economic sanctions are eased after the crucial nuclear breakthrough with the P5+1 in Vienna back in July.
9/26/2015 - 5:02 PM

Yemeni forces kill 13 Saudi troops, down chopper

Politics - Yemeni forces have killed 13 Saudi soldiers and shot down a Saudi Apache helicopter in the kingdom’s southwest.
9/26/2015 - 5:01 PM

Iran FM urges Saudi to address Hajj mismanagement

Politics - Iran has called on Saudi Arabia to adopt necessary measures to address the issue of mismanagement of the Hajj pilgrimage rituals in the wake of the Mina tragedy.
9/20/2015 - 7:52 AM

Amano to attend JCPOA special committee on Sunday afternoon

Politics - Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano is expected to attend Iran's Majlis (parliament) special committee to review the JCPOA.
9/20/2015 - 7:28 AM

Iran responds to US baseless remarks

Politics - Senior Iranian diplomat advised the UAE to adopt a brotherly and neighborly approach to Iran and not be effected by the US baseless remarks.
9/20/2015 - 7:26 AM

IAEA chief arrives in Iran to discuss nuclear roadmap

Politics - Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano arrived in Tehran on Sunday morning to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on the implementation of a roadmap for Iran's civilian nuclear program.
9/12/2015 - 7:03 PM

ISIL Strives to Compensate Heavy Losses in Syria's Raqqa

Politics - Military sources said that fierce clashes broke out between Kurdish forces of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and militants of the ISIL in the countryside of Tel Abyad town in the Northeastern Syrian province of Raqqa.
9/12/2015 - 7:00 PM

President Orders Taking Care of Iranian Pilgrims Injured in Mecca Crane Collapse

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the country’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization officials to “immediately” take care of the situation of the Iranian pilgrims injured in the collapse of a crane in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
9/12/2015 - 6:59 PM

West’s Lack of Seriousness against ISIL Root Cause of Migrant Crisis: Iran’s Shamkhani

Politics - Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani blamed the present refugee crisis on the “lack of seriousness” of the West’s so-called military coalition in the battle against the ISIL terrorist group.
9/12/2015 - 6:51 PM

Iraq reforms herald better future: Iran FM

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed optimism that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's planned reforms for uprooting corruption would result in a better future for the Arab country.
9/12/2015 - 6:49 PM

Iran sits atop promising uranium deposits: AEOI chief

Politics - The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Iran sits atop significant uranium reserves following recent exploration of mines in the country.
9/12/2015 - 6:47 PM

Sanctions removal to give Iran 4% growth

Economy - Iran’s economy could grow by at least 4 percent as soon as the US-engineered sanctions imposed against the country begin to be lifted in 2016 as envisaged in a nuclear breakthrough agreed on between Iran and the P5+1 in Vienna in July.
9/12/2015 - 6:42 PM

How the Islamic State has helped the Middle East

Politics - The expansion of the Islamic State (IS) has caused serious concerns about the possibility of states in the Middle East collapsing. Yet a careful reading of the situation reveals that IS is in fact gradually strengthening the state's role as the pivotal actor in regional politics. This is significant in three aspects.
9/12/2015 - 6:39 PM

Official: Iran eager to expand cooperation with South Korea

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbass Araqchi said on Saturday that Iran-South Korea cooperation will expand in all fields within the frameworks of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
9/8/2015 - 12:54 PM

Ignoring negotiating teams' efforts, big mistake: Shamkhani

Politics - Efforts made by previous and current negotiating teams should not be ignored, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said Tuesday.