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Iranian newspaper reports protesters face execution

2019.11.19 17:34 GMT

Keyhan newspaper of the Islamic Republic of Iran reports that those who led violent demonstrations over a rise in government-set gasoline prices will be killed by hanging, APA reports.

Iran to raise wages after hike in petrol prices?

2019.11.19 20:46 GMT

The Iranian government's bill on increasing the fuel prices was submitted to the parliament twice, and both times it was rejected with a very high vote, member of Iranian parliament's Energy Commission Qasem Saedi told Trend.

Iran announces it will start enriching uranium to 5% at Fordow Site on 6 November

2019.11.05 19:48 GMT

Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that the country will start enriching uranium up to 5% at the Fordow nuclear site on 6 November. The official added that the process of injecting gas into the centrifuges, enriching uranium, will be monitored by inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), APA reports citing Sputnik International.

Zarif says Iran has yet to decide on 4th step of reducing JCPOA commitments

2019.10.21 18:40 GMT

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced here on Monday that Iran has not decided yet to take what kind of measure for the fourth step of reducing the commitments to the July 2015 nuclear deal, APA reports citing IRNA.

Iran's Rouhani says open to discuss small changes to 2015 deal if sanctions lifted

2019.09.25 20:13 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was open to discussing small changes, additions or amendments to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers if the United States lifted sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

Iranian Atomic Agency: Iran briefly considered withdrawal from NPT

2019.09.07 16:32 GMT

Tehran was considering the issue of withdrawal from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) but later Iran changed its mind, spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said on Saturday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Iran has released seven crew members of seized tanker Stena Impero

2019.09.05 17:42 GMT

Iran has released seven of the 23 crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was seized earlier this summer, Sweden’s foreign minister said, Euronews reports.

President Rouhani: Iran has never wanted nuclear weapons

2019.08.27 05:35 GMT

The Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said in a statement on Tuesday that Iran “has never wanted nuclear weapons”, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Rejection of international law on the rise, Iran

2019.08.26 16:20 GMT

The rejection of international law is on the rise, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, during a meeting in Beijing with the Chinese government’s top diplomat, reports Trend referring to Reuters.

Iranian Foreign Minister to visit Paris, meet French President Macron on Friday

2019.08.23 06:22 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is due to visit Paris on August 23, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Atomic Energy Organisation: Iran starts building Isotope Production Centre at Fordow nuclear site

2019.08.13 17:18 GMT

The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran has confirmed that Tehran has begun the construction of an isotope production center at the Fordow nuclear site, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Iran's Zarif says U.S. travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman'

2019.07.17 19:15 GMT

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York are “basically inhuman.”

Iran approves visa-free entry for Chinese nationals

2019.07.01 13:28 GMT

The Iranian government has approved a proposal for allowing visa-free entry of the Chinese nationals into the country.

Iran is not looking for war with America: Iran president

2019.06.26 20:24 GMT

Iran is not looking for war with America, its President Hassan Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA), Trend reports citing Reuters.

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif resigns

2019.02.26 20:36 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stepped down on Monday, announcing his resignation on Instagram, Reuters reported.

Iranian police arrest eight over terror attacks against IRGC

2019.02.22 20:25 GMT

Eight people have been arrested so far in connection with the terrorist attack that took place in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan in Iran, said the head of the Provincial Justice Department of Sistan-Baluchestan Province, IRNA reports.

Iran's Rouhani to visit Russia

2019.02.12 15:20 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Russia on an official invitation by Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Parviz Esmaeili, deputy head for communications and information at the Iranian presidential office, Trend reports via ILNA.

President Rouhani: Iran cinema turns into deeply-rooted tree

2019.02.11 19:34 GMT

Forty years past the Islamic Revolution, thanks to the efforts of Iranian film makers, the country’s cinema have turned into a deeply-rooted tree enjoying international credibility, President Rouhani said on Monday in a message to the closing ceremony of International Fajr Film Festival.

Iran launches Doosti satellite

2019.02.07 17:09 GMT

Iran launched the Doosti, or "friendship" satellite this week, Iran's deputy minister of defense said.

Iran’s Zarif says no links between INSTEX, FATF

2019.02.04 19:41 GMT

A spokesman for the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran’s Parliament said the foreign minister at a meeting of the Committee called INSTEX the EU’s positive and initial step to safeguard Iran's interests, and denied the links between INSTEX and FATF.

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