Tillerson: Staying in the Iran deal in best interest of the US

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31.05.2017 23:30 GMT

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Larijani reelected Iranian parliament speaker

31.05.2017 14:16 GMT

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Iran to launch its first sensor-operational satellite in 2018

30.05.2017 10:53 GMT

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Two Iranian border guards killed in northwestern Iran during clashes with Kurds

29.05.2017 10:08 GMT

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Iran to increase oil output by 20%

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Iran build third underground missile factory

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Iran has built the third underground missile factory.

Rouhani, Erdogan seeking new chapter in Iran-Turkey ties

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have expressed their countries’ readiness to shore up bilateral ties especially in the economic field.

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

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"Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran?"

Iran's Zarif: US 'milking' Saudis money

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized US President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia.

Iran election: Hassan Rouhani on course for second term

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is on course for a second term in office, preliminary results show.

Iran’s Rouhani leads by wide margin in Presidential Election

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Hassan Rouhani leads in Iranian presidential election with 21 million votes out of the 35 million counted so far.

Polls close in Iran presidential election

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Vote counting is expected to start in the Islamic Republic of Iran after polls closed in a presidential election that saw four candidates, including incumbent Hassan Rouhani, competing for the post, PressTv reports.

Iran’s semi-official agency publishes exit polls despite ban

19.05.2017 22:10 GMT

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Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency, close to conservatives has published its early exit polls despite legal ban.

Iranians start voting for next president

19.05.2017 09:47 GMT

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Iranians started to go to polling stations to elect their next president at 8:00 local time.

Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi finally accepts Oscar

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Iran's Interior ministry to announce election results all at once

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The results of the country’s upcoming presidential election will be announced all at once, and not at different stages, Iran’s interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli said.

Sesame brings Iran, Israel together

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Iran suspends implementation of UNESCO 2030 Agenda

16.05.2017 17:53 GMT

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The Iranian administration has suspended the implementation of the UNESCO 2030 Agenda after the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei opposed it.

Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

16.05.2017 14:39 GMT

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Iranians vote for president on Friday in a contest likely to determine whether Tehran's re-engagement with the world stalls or quickens, although whatever the outcome no change is expected to its revolutionary system of conservative clerical rule.

Tehran mayor quits presidential race, backs Raisi

16.05.2017 10:53 GMT

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Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf quit the Iranian presidential race, backing instead hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's vote.

Iraq’s al-Sadr urges Tehran, Riyadh to engage in talks

15.05.2017 23:28 GMT

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Iraqi opposition leader and Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Monday urged Saudi Arabia and Iran to engage in “serious dialogue” with a view to averting what he described as a potential "sectarian war" in the region, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

US refusal to lift sanctions erodes Rouhani’s bid for second term

15.05.2017 22:25 GMT

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While moderate President Hassan Rouhani is seeking re-election in Iran’s May 19 presidential election, the US’s failure to remove sanctions on Tehran is likely to weaken the incumbent president’s bid for a second term.

Iranian MFA: We welcome Turkey’s plan to build border wall

15.05.2017 16:24 GMT

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"We welcome Turkey’s plan on building border wall with Iran”.

Quake kills 2, injures 400 in northeastern Iran

15.05.2017 11:07 GMT

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At least two people have been killed and as many as 400 other injured as a 5.7-Richter scale earthquake rocked northeastern Iran, Press TV reports.

Rouhani says prepared to lift non-nuclear sanctions

12.05.2017 19:54 GMT

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said he is “prepared to help lift Iran’s non-nuclear sanctions”, a new, ground-breaking promise by Rouhani who fulfilled his promise of four years ago about lifting nuclear sanctions, Trend correspondent reported from Tehran May 12.

India signs first deal to import LPG from Iran

12.05.2017 17:00 GMT

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India imports almost a million tons of LPG every month to meet rising demand.

MTN to invest $1.1bn in Iran fiber optic project

11.05.2017 09:39 GMT

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Iran says South Africa’s MTN will invest as much as $1.1 billion in an ambitious fiber optic internet connectivity project which will be launched in eight major cities across the country.

Death toll in Iran mine explosion rises to 42

10.05.2017 11:01 GMT

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At least 42 people are known to have been killed by an explosion at a coal mine in Iran's Golestan on May 3, state media report.

Iran unveils home-built sniper rifles, radios

09.05.2017 10:07 GMT

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The Iranian Defense Ministry has unveiled a domestically-built high-precision sniper rifle and several pieces of other military equipment.

Scrapping Iran deal in no one’s interest: EU’s Mogherini

06.05.2017 09:20 GMT

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The European Union (EU)’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, says scrapping a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran would be in the interest of no one, something she says the United States must have come to understand by now.

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