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US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

January 19, 2018 1:41 am
US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

A view of House of Representatives building at US Capitol US lawmakers have put forward a bill at the House of Representatives, seeking to “tighten” the term of a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran, despite international warnings for Washington to stop attempts to undermine the accord. The so-called “Iran Freedom Policy […]

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Progress being made on bill to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal: US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker

January 10, 2018 1:53 am
Progress being made on bill to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal: US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker

This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker says that progress is being made with Democratic lawmakers in Congress, as well […]

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Iran interior minister tasked with preparing report on recent violence by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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Iran interior minister tasked with preparing report on recent violence by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) chairs a cabinet meeting in Tehran on January 10, 2018. (Photo by president.ir) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he has tasked the interior minister with preparing a detailed report on the recent wave of violence that hit some areas of the country. During a cabinet […]

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Israel, US reach secret deal to tackle Iran: Report

December 29, 2017 11:00 pm
Israel, US reach secret deal to tackle Iran: Report

US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem al-Quds, May 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Senior officials from the United States and Israel have secretly met in Washington to hammer out a deal on confronting […]

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The United States building alliances to confront totality of Iranian threats: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

December 28, 2017 2:00 am
The United States building alliances to confront totality of Iranian threats: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a UN Security Council meeting on December 15, 2017, in New York. (Photo by AFP) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States is building alliances with certain countries in the Middle East in order to confront a wide range […]

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Iran urges Canada’s answer over killing of national by police

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Iran urges Canada’s answer over killing of national by police

The file photo shows Babak Saidi, 43, who was shot and killed at the Ontario Provincial Police detachment in Morrisburg on December 23, 2017. Tehran has condemned the fatal shooting of an Iranian national by the Canadian police, calling for Ottawa’s explanation over the issue. “Unfortunately, we have been informed […]

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Angry at Iran & Turkey, UAE pleads for Saudi ‘leadership’

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Angry at Iran & Turkey, UAE pleads for Saudi ‘leadership’

UAE state minister for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash (Photo by AFP) Angered by growing Iranian and Turkish influence, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – a Saudi Arabian satellite state – calls on Arab states to come together under the leadership of Riyadh and Cairo amid what it calls the “geostrategic competition” […]

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Iran banks seal deal to get ‘unlimited funds’ from Russia

December 26, 2017 2:30 am
Iran banks seal deal to get ‘unlimited funds’ from Russia

Four Iranian banks have signed an agreement with the Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR) which enables them to receive “unlimited funds” over development projects in the country. Iran says four of its banks have signed an agreement with the Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR) to provide “unlimited funds” […]

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Iranian lawmakers pass bill on Jerusalem al-Quds as permanent capital of Palestine

December 24, 2017 2:26 am
Iranian lawmakers pass bill on Jerusalem al-Quds as permanent capital of Palestine

The photo shows a view of the Iranian parliament in session. (Photo by IRNA) Iranian lawmakers have approved a double-urgency bill that recognizes Jerusalem al-Quds as the permanent capital of the state of Palestine. The motion was passed by 187 votes in favor, 15 against and 9 abstentions from a total […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis says no need to step up military posture against Iran

December 16, 2017 3:56 am
US Defense Secretary James Mattis says no need to step up military posture against Iran

US President Donald Trump (L) speaking alongside Secretary of Defense James Mattis at a cabinet meeting on December 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis says there is no need to resort to military option against Iran over allegations that Tehran supplies missiles to Yemen. Mattis said he […]

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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

December 8, 2017 11:48 pm
Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

Large groups of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.” Protesters in the capital city of Tehran and other cities across the country staged anti-Israeli rallies after Friday prayers. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday defied global […]

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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

An overview of the venue hosting the 31st Islamic Unity Conference in the Iranian capital of Tehran, December 7, 2018 (Photo by IRNA) Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” calling for a new […]

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Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

December 5, 2017 10:54 am
Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

The photo shows a view of the 31th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, December 5, 2017. The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance. The event is […]

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Chemical arsenals threat to global peace, security: Iran envoy

December 1, 2017 6:00 pm
Chemical arsenals threat to global peace, security: Iran envoy

The director general for political and international security affairs at Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Gholam Hossein Dehqani A senior Iranian official has held certain countries liable for the use of chemical weapons by terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, warning that chemical arsenals are a threat to global peace and security. “There is no […]

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Western media’s narrative about Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari disproven

November 25, 2017 11:30 pm
Western media’s narrative about Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari disproven

Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari Iran’s news network Press TV has obtained documents from the Islamic Republic’s Judiciary belying Western media claims that convicted Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari had merely traveled to Iran on a family visit. According to the documents, Zaghari had played an active and leading role in holding […]

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Gas exporters blast US use of sanctions as weapon

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Gas exporters blast US use of sanctions as weapon

A family picture taken during the 4th Gas Exporting Countries Forum in Santa Cruz, Bolivia November 24, 2017. (Photo by IRNA) Gas exporting countries have condemned the use of sanctions as a weapon against other nations, in an apparent jab at the United States. The Gas Exporting Countries Forum, which […]

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The United States says Iranian charged over leaking unaired episodes of Game of Thrones

November 21, 2017 11:09 pm
The United States says Iranian charged over leaking unaired episodes of Game of Thrones

“The Hall of Faces” is seen at the “Game of Thrones” pop-up bar in Washington, DC on July 12, 2017. (photo by AFP) The United States says it has charged an Iranian over leaking unaired episodes of Game of Thrones, a medieval fantasy epic show. Prosecutors claimed Tuesday that the […]

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Victory over Daesh, defeat of divisive plots: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

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Victory over Daesh, defeat of divisive plots: Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the victory over the Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria is tantamount to the defeat of plots to sow division and wage a civil war in the Middle East. Ayatollah Khamenei […]

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extols regional efforts to uproot Daesh terror group

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extols regional efforts to uproot Daesh terror group

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a gathering in the capital Tehran on November 21, 2017. (Photo by President.ir) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has lauded the defeat of the Daesh terror group in Iraq and Syria, thanking all the nations and forces who pooled their resources to crush the remnants […]

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Collapse of Daesh terrorist group, great achievement for Iran, Turkey, Russia: Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani

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Collapse of Daesh terrorist group, great achievement for Iran, Turkey, Russia: Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani (L) and Speaker of Turkey’s Grand National Assembly İsmail Kahraman Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the collapse of Daesh terrorist group is a great achievement for Iran, Turkey and Russia, urging more cooperation to counter moves against regional security. “The reality is that cooperation […]

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