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24 Jul
Four members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards were killed during a clash with "bandits" in the country's southeast border region, the official IRNA news agency said on Saturday. The four were killed on Friday evening "during a clash with bandits in the Khash region in Sistan-Baluchistan" province, IRNA said, citing a Guards statement. It did not…
17 Jul
A demonstrator was shot dead during protests against water shortages in drought-hit southwestern Iran, state media reported Saturday
14 Jul
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday he hopes his successor can clinch a deal to lift US sanctions, implying that nuclear talks will not conclude before his term ends in August.
6 Jul
The United States on Tuesday warned Iran to stop nuclear "brinksmanship," saying the country's latest efforts to enrich uranium could complicate its return to talks aimed at restarting the 2015 nuclear accord.
30 Jun
Iran's use of the death penalty for crimes committed as minors does not mean it violates human rights, a senior Iranian official has insisted to AFP in response to UN criticism.
28 Jun
Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei praised on Monday incoming president Ebrahim Raisi's record as judiciary chief, following the 18 June election.
26 Jun
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has granted clemency to more than 5,000 prisoners to mark a Shiite religious holiday, a statement on his official website said Saturday. The statement gave no details of the identity of the 5,156 prisoners who were pardoned or had their sentences reduced. Clemency was granted to mark last Tuesday's…
25 Jun
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday received the first dose of a domestically produced coronavirus vaccine, his social media announced, as the country battles the Middle East's deadliest outbreak.
19 Jun
Iran summoned Britain's ambassador Saturday to protest what it said were violent incidents targeting its expatriates
19 Jun
Congratulations poured in for ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi Saturday on winning Iran's presidential election as his rivals conceded even before official results were announced.
11 Jun
Iran's presidential vote next week will likely replace a moderate with an ultraconservative, but this shouldn't derail ongoing nuclear talks because there is a broad political consensus in Tehran that they should succeed, analysts say.
10 Jun
Iran's confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed the three million mark on Thursday, the health ministry said, while daily cases and deaths continued a downward trend ahead of a presidential poll.

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