Iran to seal deal with Russia-led trade bloc soon

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US House passes bill scrutinizing Iran plane sales

15.12.2017 12:10 GMT

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US lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill that will bring the sales of American planes to Iran under the close scrutiny of the Congress.

US Congress takes no act on Iran bans as deadline passes

13.12.2017 14:20 GMT

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The US Congress misses a deadline to decide on re-imposing anti-Iran sanctions, which were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, with reports saying the lawmakers sought to kick the decision on the issue back to President Donald Trump.

Southeastern Iran hit by two strong earthquakes; at least 18 injured

13.12.2017 09:07 GMT

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Iran's southeastern province of Kerman was hit by at least two strong quakes on December 12 and 13, injuring at least 18 people and damaging around 20 buildings, state media reported.

Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil swap deal

11.12.2017 09:18 GMT

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Iraq has agreed to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Saturday, Reuters reports.

UK foreign secretary due in Iran for key talks

09.12.2017 11:10 GMT

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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson plans to make a visit to Tehran this weekend for key talks with senior Iranian officials as part of a three-country trip across the Middle East, the Iranian Foreign Ministry says.

Iran ready for intelligence cooperation with Russia to counter drug trafficking

05.12.2017 09:21 GMT

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Tehran believes the development of intelligence cooperation with Moscow to be important for countering drug trafficking, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said in an interview with TASS.

Iran earthquake injures more than 50 people

01.12.2017 15:34 GMT

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake injured 51 people after it jolted a sparsely populated area in Iran's southeast, media reported Friday.

Iran demands from Armenia to stop polluting Araz

30.11.2017 12:33 GMT

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An Iranian MP has accused Armenia of contaminating the Araz River and, as a consequence, the growth of cancer in Iran.

Iranian foreign minister to visit Armenia

27.11.2017 16:43 GMT

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for the Armenian capital of Yerevan on Tuesday at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation, APA reported citing IFP.

Iran warns it would increase missile range if threatened by Europe

27.11.2017 10:38 GMT

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The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned Europe that if it threatens Tehran, the Guards will increase the range of missiles to above 2,000 kilometers, Reuters reported citing Fars news agency.

Iran warns of crushing response to threats

23.11.2017 10:32 GMT

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Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami warned that the country is ready to give a crushing and agile response to any possible threat posed by enemies.

Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani agree on holding Syrian national dialogue congress in Sochi

22.11.2017 23:53 GMT

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An all-Syrian congress, which will see wide representation of the country’s opposition, is to be held in Sochi, Vladimir Putin said after talks with the Turkish and Iranian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani, who backed the idea, APA reports quoting RT.

Turkish, Russian, Iranian presidents meet in Sochi

22.11.2017 19:53 GMT

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Russian and Iranian counterparts on Wednesday to discuss the conflict in Syria, APA reported citing Anadolu Agency.

Rouhani: ISIS defeated in Iraq and Syria

21.11.2017 15:59 GMT

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has declared the end of ISIS terror group in an address broadcast live on state TV.

Iranian foreign minister to visit Azerbaijan

14.11.2017 14:13 GMT

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Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Azerbaijan.

Quake in western Iran kills 413, injures 7156 - UPDATED

13.11.2017 22:09 GMT

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The earthquake death toll in western Iran has increased to 413.

Death toll of Iran-Iraq earthquake rises to 339

13.11.2017 15:47 GMT

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A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing 339 people and injuring thousands more.

At least 164 people dead in Iran-Iraq earthquake

13.11.2017 09:19 GMT

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At least 164 people have been killed and 1600 injured in Iran after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck near the border between Iran and Iraq.

Macron: US risks pushing Iran to build nukes

10.11.2017 10:38 GMT

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US pressure to renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal could push Tehran into deciding to build its own nuclear weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron warned in an interview published Thursday, AFP reports.

Mogherini insists on Iran nuclear deal implementation by all sides, including US

08.11.2017 00:05 GMT

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The EU foreign policy chief has commented on the Iran nuclear agreement in the wake of the US decision not to certify Tehran's compliance with the deal, the Sputnik International reported.

At least 14 dead in Tehran road accident

06.11.2017 15:49 GMT

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At least 14 people have died in a road accident after a bus fell into a valley near Iran's capital of Tehran, IRNA reported.

Gazprom and Iran agree on LNG projects

04.11.2017 09:28 GMT

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Russian gas giant Gazprom and Iran's Industrial Development and Renovation Organization signed have signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation, Gazprom said in a statement.

Eight border guards killed in northwest Iran clashes with terrorists

03.11.2017 23:31 GMT

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At least eight Iranian border guards have been killed in heavy clashes with terrorists in the country’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan, PressTV reports.

Iran holds air force drill - media

01.11.2017 09:06 GMT

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The Iranian air force held its annual military exercise to show off its ability to safeguard the country's airspace, IRNA news agency reported.

US expands sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

31.10.2017 21:27 GMT

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Previously, Iran's elite force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, vowed to teach the US "new lessons" if sanctioned, APA reports quoting Sputnik.

Iran launches homemade radar system

31.10.2017 12:02 GMT

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The unveiling ceremony of Iran's Afagh Radar System was held today in Iran, attended by the country's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support Brigadier General Mohammad Amir Khatami.

New US policy on Iran 'serious threat': Baqeri

31.10.2017 10:42 GMT

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Iran's military Chief of Staff Major General Mohammad Baqeri says a new policy announced by the Trump administration is a "serious threat" aimed at toppling the Islamic Republic.

Iran says its President turned down a meeting with Trump

30.10.2017 09:47 GMT

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rebuffed a request from U.S. President Donald Trump to meet at the United Nations in New York in September, a day after the Trump made a speech highly critical of the Islamic republic, the state-run Fars News Agency said.

Six killed, 2 injured in Tehran refinery blaze

27.10.2017 22:14 GMT

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At least six people were killed and two others injured by a fire at Tehran Oil Refinery on Friday, a local official said, IRNA reported.

US House approves bill to sanction Iran for ballistic missiles

27.10.2017 10:46 GMT

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The US House has approved the bill to sanction Iran for ballistic missiles.

IAEA chief Amano to arrive in Tehran

26.10.2017 10:52 GMT

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Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano is scheduled to pay an official visit to Iran on October 28.

Iran's missile program not open to negotiation: UN envoy

24.10.2017 09:27 GMT

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"Iran’s missile program has been designed to meet the country’s defensive and security needs."

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