Iran’s oil export up by 80%

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered creation of a committee to monitor the implementation of a new model of oil contracts.

Astana to host talks on Iran’s nuclear program

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Head of Iran railway system resigns over deadly train collision

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Iran's ethnicity to be focused in int'l conference

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Death toll reaches 40 in Iran train collision

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At least 40 people were killed and 100 injured when one Iranian passenger train collided with another at a station about 150 miles (250 km) east of the capital Tehran, and the death toll is likely to rise, state television reported, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Iran slams terrorist attack on pilgrims in Iraq

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Iran's foreign ministry has condemned the terrorist attack in Iraq on Thursday that caused a large number of deaths and injuries, especially among pilgrims, IRNA reported.

Ayatollah Mousavi Ardebili passes away in Iran

24.11.2016 10:30 GMT

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A senior Iranian cleric, Ayatollah Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili, has passed away after suffering cardiac and digestive complications at the age of 91 at the Laleh Hospital in Tehran.

Iran warns of retaliation if U.S. breaches nuclear deal

23.11.2016 21:16 GMT

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Extending U.S. sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on Wednesday, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved, Reuters reports.

Khamenei: Iran to react if US extends sanctions

23.11.2016 16:26 GMT

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