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Iran to inaugurate new iron ore processing plants

28.03.2017 10:19 GMT

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Iran will inaugurate pelletizing and concentrate plants in Sangan iron mine, located in eastern province of Khorasan Razavi.

Iran announces sanctions on 15 US companies

27.03.2017 09:03 GMT

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Iran has announced retaliatory sanctions on 15 American companies after Washington imposed bans on nearly a dozen foreign companies or individuals for aiding the Islamic Republic.

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

25.03.2017 19:02 GMT

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Medvedev and Rouhani are to discuss the trade between Tehran and EAEU.

Quake shakes Iran’s Bam

21.03.2017 21:22 GMT

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A 4.3 magnitude quake shook Bam, a city east of Kerman Province in Iran, at 02:13 (22:43 GMT) local time on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

Iran sentences daughter of late president to jail for second time

18.03.2017 11:47 GMT

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Iran has sentenced the daughter of late president to jail for the second time.

New signs show doing post-sanctions business with Iran returning to normal

18.03.2017 08:55 GMT

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Serious signs have appeared showing that doing business with Iran may have already started to return to normal a year after the removal of sanctions that had complicated commerce with the country since 2011.

Traffic accidents kill 50 people in Iran in past two days

17.03.2017 23:48 GMT

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Fifty people have been killed and 400 more injured in traffic accidents in Iran in the past two days.

Iran can have 100% renewable grid by 2030: Study

16.03.2017 10:43 GMT

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Iran has the capacity to build a 100% renewable energy system by 2030 with about $187 billion of investment, a Finnish university study has found.

Enrichment would have been impossible without JCPOA

16.03.2017 00:06 GMT

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Iran’s natural uranium stockpile was tapering and the country would not have been able to enrich any if the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) had not been reached, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said.

Festival of Fire leaves 1 dead, 2600 injured in Iran

15.03.2017 11:51 GMT

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At least one man was killed and 2600 people got injured in the various incidents during the Iran's Festival of Fire on March 15, Pir Hossein Kolivand, head of the country’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS), said, Mehr new agency reported.

Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

15.03.2017 10:45 GMT

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned and commuted jail terms of a large number of eligible inmates on the eve of Norouz holidays.

Tehran, Moscow discuss naval co-op

13.03.2017 23:36 GMT

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Iranian and Russian navy officials in a meeting in Makhachkala, the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan, discussed ways to improve bilateral naval cooperation.

Iran sentences 2 sect leaders to death

13.03.2017 12:01 GMT

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Iran has sentenced to death a man and a woman who it says had created a new sect, Tasnim news agency reported March 12.

Iran preparing to receive third new Airbus

13.03.2017 11:55 GMT

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Iran says it expects to receive the third new Airbus aircraft from a batch of 100 planes purchased from the European aviation giant later this week.

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

13.03.2017 09:38 GMT

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Iran’s first highly-advanced domestically-manufactured tank called ‘Karrar’ has been unveiled on Sunday in the presence of Defense Minister, Mehr news agency reports.

Iran’s Rouhani to run for another presidential term

10.03.2017 22:35 GMT

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Iran’s next presidential election is scheduled for May 2017.

Iran successfully test fires a naval missile, Tasnim reports

09.03.2017 20:30 GMT

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has successfully test-fired a naval missile, the semi-official news agency Tasnim said on Thursday, a move likely to heighten concern in Washington, whose warship operate in the waters near Iran.

Iran's foreign minister visits Qatar, meets ruler

09.03.2017 10:14 GMT

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Qatar on Wednesday for talks with his Qatari counterpart and the Gulf Arab country's ruler, Reuters reported citing Tasnim news agency.

No positive change in Saudi political approaches: Iran FM

06.03.2017 09:21 GMT

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Saudi Arabia has made no positive change in its political approaches and is still escalating tensions in the Middle East.

Iran may soon permit rice imports from India

04.03.2017 09:59 GMT

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Iran may soon issue permission for importing rice from India, India's Commerce Ministry said in a statement.

Iran starts laying rails for railway section bordering with Azerbaijan

03.03.2017 17:43 GMT

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Iran has started laying rails for the Astara-Astara railway that will link Iran and Azerbaijan.

Iran summons Danish ambassador over embassy attack

02.03.2017 15:17 GMT

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The Foreign Ministry’s senior official further criticized the Danish government’s “laxity” in ensuring the security of the Iranian Embassy.

Iran's version of S-300 air defense missile system tested - media

01.03.2017 14:35 GMT

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Iranian 'Bavar-373' air defense missile system has undergone several technical tests, the Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.

No Zarif correspondence with US state secretary: Foreign Ministry

01.03.2017 09:46 GMT

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Iranian Foreign Ministry has vehemently dismissed as “baseless" the claim that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written a letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Iranian minister vows to block “dirty money” flow to election

28.02.2017 20:17 GMT

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Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli has pledged to take measures to prevent the flow of “dirty money” to the upcoming presidential election in the country.

IMF hails Iran’s post-sanctions economic performance

28.02.2017 17:24 GMT

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has hailed Iran’s ability to achieve what it has described as an impressive economic recovery after the removal of multiple-year sanctions against the country.

Iran's defense budget risen by 86%

28.02.2017 10:03 GMT

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Iran has boosted its defense budget by 86% in the past four years, the Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said.

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

27.02.2017 09:40 GMT

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA, The Guardian reports.

‘Oil above $55 per barrel not to OPEC's benefit'

24.02.2017 12:26 GMT

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Iran says the member states of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will not benefit if oil prices increase beyond $55 per barrel.

Gas pipeline explosion in Tehran kills 5 people

23.02.2017 09:54 GMT

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Gas pipeline explosion in Tehran on February 21 has demolished three buildings, killing at least five people and injuring six more.

Iran: “US mission was to undermine concepts of family”

22.02.2017 20:46 GMT

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Iranian security forces have said Nazar Zaka, a “Lebanese-American citizen” who was arrested in 2015 on suspicion of espionage, “had a mission to undermine the concepts of family and woman in Iran.”

Iran to present terms of contracts for Russian oil and gas companies on March 27

22.02.2017 16:12 GMT

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Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak marked good progress regarding involvement of Russian companies in oil and gas projects in Iran.

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