Qasemi: Terrorists not abide by basic human, moral principles

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Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi expressed sorrow over German tourists road accident in southern Iran which left two killed and 17 injured, IRNA reported.

Iran: No report on offensive treatment of Iranian women in Georgia

01.05.2017 20:32 GMT

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No report has been received so far about any offensive treatment of Iranian female tourists at Tbilisi Airport, Hassan Qashqavi, the Islamic Republic’s deputy foreign minister for consular, parliamentary and expatriates affairs, said.

Iran to use new airliners for Azerbaijan flights

01.05.2017 14:44 GMT

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Iran satellite TV head shot dead in Istanbul

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First 2017 debate among Iran presidential candidates to air live

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The first debate among the six candidates of the 12th Iranian presidential election will be aired live shortly on state television.

10 border guards killed in clashes with outlaws in southeastern Iran

27.04.2017 09:42 GMT

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Ten border guards have been killed in clashes with outlaws in southeastern Iran.

US destroyer forced to alter course after close encounter with Iranian ship

26.04.2017 14:02 GMT

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A US Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard "fast attack craft" in the Persian Gulf Monday, Fox News reported with reference to two US officials.

Iran’s oil export up by 80%

25.04.2017 21:07 GMT

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad says he won’t endorse other candidates

24.04.2017 16:50 GMT

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"We clearly announce that we have not and will not support any candidate in the upcoming elections."

Document of redesigning Arak power plant to be inked on Sunday

22.04.2017 09:06 GMT

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Iran and China will sign the deal on redesigning Arak nuclear power plant on Sunday, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said.

Zarif: US not living up to both letter, spirit of nuclear deal

21.04.2017 22:10 GMT

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The United States has so far failed to act in accordance with both the letter and spirit of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, says Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, IRNA reported.

Iran's Interior Ministry announces final list of presidential candidates

20.04.2017 23:10 GMT

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The Iranian Interior Ministry has released the final list of candidates qualified to run in the forthcoming presidential election, Press TV reported.

US top diplomat warns of Iran 'provocations'

20.04.2017 10:58 GMT

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Left unchecked, Middle East nation can 'travel the same path as North Korea', Tillerson says.

Margvelashvili and Zarif discuss cooperation between Georgia and Iran

19.04.2017 11:36 GMT

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Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest at the meeting in Tbilisi.

U.S. says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

19.04.2017 09:41 GMT

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"The U.S. Department of State certified to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan today that Iran is compliant through April 18 with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action."

EU signs project for nuclear safety with Iran

18.04.2017 18:59 GMT

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The European Commission has signed the first ever project for nuclear safety co-operation with Iran, under the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the European Commission reported April 18.

Iran to back extension of oil output cuts

18.04.2017 12:34 GMT

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Tehran mayor faces harsh criticism for massive municipality debts

17.04.2017 20:49 GMT

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Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Tehran mayor and a potential candidate for Iran’s May 19 presidential election, has come under fierce criticism over the municipality’s massive debts arising from “wasteful projects”.

Death toll rises to 42 in northwest Iran's floods

17.04.2017 10:48 GMT

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The death toll of the recent flooding in Iran's northwestern provinces has risen to 42 people, IRIB TV reported.

Rouhani: Net employment creation number jumps to 620,000

14.04.2017 20:53 GMT

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Iranian president says the net employment creation number reached from 10,000 before 2013 to 620,000 during last fiscal year that ended March 20.

Tehran decries EU human rights sanctions

12.04.2017 19:41 GMT

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Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Bahram Qasemi has criticized the recent EU decision on extending sanctions against Tehran over “human rights violations”.

Iran supreme leader calls for improving domestic production

11.04.2017 00:20 GMT

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for improving the situation of domestic production and creating new job vacancies in the country.

Russian, Iranian FMs call for thorough investigation into Idlib incident

10.04.2017 20:18 GMT

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif called in a phone conversation to carry out an impartial investigation into the suspected use of chemical weapons in Syria’s Idlib province, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, APA reported citing TASS.

Iran Parliament rejects bill to authorize private broadcasting

10.04.2017 09:20 GMT

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The Iranian Parliament has declined a draft bill that would authorize private broadcasting in the country, Mehr news agency reported April 9.

Iran strongly condemns 'dangerous' US strike on Syria airbase

08.04.2017 09:46 GMT

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Iran has strongly condemned a US cruise missile attack on a Syrian army airbase near the west-central city of Homs, calling it "destructive and dangerous".

Iran’s Zarif reacts to US bombing of Syria

07.04.2017 19:14 GMT

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reacted to the recent US missile attack on Syria, saying as the only recent victim of mass use of chemical weapons, Iran condemns use of all weapons of mass destruction by anyone against anyone.

Iran sold all oil stored at sea – report

07.04.2017 11:44 GMT

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Oil market sources say Iran has sold all the oil it had stored at sea for years – a sign of the country’s positive performance in marketing its vital crude oil supplies.

Concerns grow over media environment ahead of polls in Iran

05.04.2017 20:21 GMT

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Ahead of upcoming presidential elections in Iran, the incumbent administration has expressed concerns over restrictions put on media outlets by domestic security organizations close to conservative-backed rivals.

Iranian plane unable to arrive in Zahedan

04.04.2017 16:40 GMT

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An Iranian plane flying from the country's capital city of Tehran to southeastern city of Zahedan was forced to make an emergency landing after experiencing technical problems.

Iran’s oil exports at record post-sanction highs

04.04.2017 12:36 GMT

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Iran says its total exports of crude oil and condensate have surpassed 3 million barrels per day (mb/d) – a level not seen for at least the past six years.

Turkey is 'preparing' for new military operations

04.04.2017 09:12 GMT

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Erdogan says new operations will be launched in the following months under different names.

Iran's conservatives urge holy shrine head to run for president

03.04.2017 19:21 GMT

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A group of Iranian conservatives have called on Ebrahim Raisi, the custodian of a wealthy charity and the organization in charge of the country’s holiest shrine, to put up his candidacy in the upcoming presidential elections to be held May 19.

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