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14 Jul 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
Iran summoned Britain's ambassador Saturday to protest what it said were violent incidents targeting its expatriates
19 Jun 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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.
26 May 2021
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday he had asked the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to ensure greater "competition" in June elections after many prominent hopefuls were barred from running.
23 May 2021
Iran has started rolling blackouts, local media reported Sunday, which officials blamed on heat, drought impacting hydropower generation

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