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17 May 2016
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Iran this week, seeking to boost trade with the oil-rich country after international sanctions were lifted this year, it was announced Tuesday.
15 May 2016
Big European banks remain reluctant to work in Iran four months after the lifting of international sanctions under a landmark nuclear deal with world powers, an Iranian official said Sunday.
12 May 2016
Iran has failed to reach agreement with Saudi Arabia on arrangements for its pilgrims to join the annual hajj in September following the severing of ties, its culture minister said on Thursday.
2 Sep 2015
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday earned sufficient congressional backing to ensure the international deal to roll back Iran's nuclear program goes into effect, when a 34th senator announced her support for the accord. Most US lawmakers are opposed to the deal, which would ease punishing economic sanctions on Tehran while preventing Iran from advancing…
2 Sep 2015
Women drivers in Iran's capital could have their cars impounded by police if they are caught driving with a poorly fixed veil or without their heads covered, a police chief said Wednesday. "If a (female) driver in a car is poorly veiled or has taken her veil off, the vehicle will be seized in accordance…
14 Apr 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry spent a second day Tuesday urging US lawmakers not to interfere in sensitive Iran nuclear talks, hours before senators vote on giving Congress a say on the accord's fate.
14 Apr 2015
A senior Iranian official said Tuesday that Russia could deliver sophisticated missile systems to Tehran this year after Moscow lifted a ban on supplying the weapons.
9 Apr 2015
Iran's leader on Thursday condemned the military intervention by its main regional rival Saudi Arabia in Yemen as genocide, sharply escalating Tehran's rhetoric against the two-week-old campaign of air strikes. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saudi Arabia would not emerge victorious from the war in Yemen, where Iran-allied Houthi fighters who control the capital Sanaa have…
7 Apr 2015
Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with Sunni rebels who had infiltrated from neighbouring Pakistan, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.
1 Apr 2015
World powers must toughen their stance to reach a "better" deal with Iran aimed at preventing it from obtaining nuclear weapons, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.
26 Mar 2015
Hawkish French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius plans to join nuclear talks between Iran and major powers in Switzerland on Saturday morning, a French foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday.
26 Mar 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a new round of nuclear talks Thursday with his Iranian counterpart, starting the final countdown to a March 31 deadline.

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