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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
23 May 2021
A presidential election in Iran next month could provide the final straw to split an already long-divided conservative political camp
23 May 2021
At least nine people were injured in a blast on Sunday at a plant producing explosive materials in Iran's central province of Isfahan
19 May 2021
Saudi Arabia is "hopeful" after exploratory talks with its nemesis Iran, its foreign minister told AFP, in a rare comment on delicate discussions whose details have been closely guarded.
10 May 2021
Iran's foreign ministry Monday for the first time confirmed the Islamic republic is holding talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia but said it is "too soon" to discuss the results.
10 May 2021
Iran said Monday it may extend an agreement allowing UN inspectors to monitor some key activities if talks with world powers on its nuclear programme continue "on the right track". The International Atomic Energy Agency is hosting talks aimed at getting the US to return to a 2015 deal abandoned under former president Donald Trump…
28 Apr 2021
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the leak of an audio recording of his foreign minister sought to sow domestic "discord" during talks aimed at reviving a nuclear deal.
27 Apr 2021
Iran's government said Tuesday an investigation had been ordered into leaked audio of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif bemoaning the military's influence after its emergence stirred controversy ahead of presidential elections.
26 Apr 2021
Iran's foreign ministry downplayed Monday a leaked audiotape of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in which he said the military played too strong a role in diplomacy, saying it reflected his personal opinions.

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