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The European Commission said on Friday that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as the agreement is called, is working and all sides should stick to their commitments.

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Iran, Russia sign Caspian oil exploration deals

04.10.2017 12:56 GMT

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Turkish, Iranian chiefs of staff hold talks in Tehran

02.10.2017 11:31 GMT

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Turkish military chief of staff Gen. Hulusi Akar met on Monday with his Iranian counterpart Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri in Tehran.

Iran temporary bans its companies transporting petroleum from Iraqi Kurdistan

29.09.2017 16:40 GMT

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Despite claims to stay 'eternal friend of Kurds', Iran reportedly temporary banned its companies transporting petroleum products from Iraqi Kurdistan.

US approves bills to further sanction Iran

29.09.2017 11:54 GMT

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Tehran ready for security cooperation with Riyadh

28.09.2017 14:28 GMT

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IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Amano

28.09.2017 10:57 GMT

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The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says Iran has been providing the UN nuclear watchdog with all the necessary access it requires to monitor Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the inspection process is going on smoothly.

Iran deploys air defense systems along borders with Iraq

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Iran to raise oil output beyond 2.2mn bpd

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Iran President communicates counter-US act

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Putin and Rouhani discuss Russia-Iran-Azerbaijan format

25.09.2017 16:08 GMT

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Rouhani: Iran to boost missile capabilities

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Rouhani urges world to protect Iran nuclear deal

20.09.2017 22:05 GMT

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly (UNGA) that moderation is the inclination as well as the chosen path of the Iranian people.

France defends Iran nuclear deal, Trump to decide soon

19.09.2017 09:07 GMT

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France made a fresh plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he would decide on the matter soon.

Iran eyes to preserve national, regional security via Syrian conflict settlement

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U.S. sanctions seven Iranian individuals, two entities

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The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on seven Iranian individuals and two entities, alleging involvement in either malicious cyber activities or enabling Tehran’s nuclear program, Reuters reported.

Zarif, Putin talk Syria ahead of Astana peace talks

14.09.2017 00:24 GMT

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Iranian foreign minister Zarif to visit Russia

13.09.2017 11:07 GMT

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Bus crash kills 11 in Iran

12.09.2017 14:00 GMT

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The bus had veered off the road for unknown reasons and fallen at least 100 meters into a ravine.

Russia to give €1.2bn to Iran for power plant project

11.09.2017 19:33 GMT

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Moscow will grant a total of €2.2 billion to Iran for two key energy-related projects.

Iran to adhere to nuclear deal even if US withdraws, AEOI chief says

09.09.2017 10:50 GMT

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"We are continuously assessing if this agreement benefits us, or if the price is too high to stay in the deal."

Iran’s Khamenei pardons, commutes over 1000 prisoners

07.09.2017 17:14 GMT

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has declared an amnesty on the occasion of the Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) and Eid al-Ghadeer - two religious holidays in the country, Iran reports.

Iran FM calls for peaceful resolution of regional problems

07.09.2017 10:08 GMT

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Iranian foreign minister on Wednesday called extremism a global problem and urged peaceful ways for resolution of regional crises, IRNA reported.

Iran committed to JCPOA, will react to breaches: Rouhani

07.09.2017 00:30 GMT

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated the Islamic Republic's commitment to its 2015 nuclear deal with the six world powers, yet vowing "proper response" in case the other parties fail to live up to their end of the deal, Press TV reported.

Iran urges practical moves to end Rohingya Muslims crisis

06.09.2017 15:57 GMT

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The Iranian top diplomat expressed the Islamic Republic’s deep concern about the sad situation of Rohingya Muslims.

Iran tests home-grown air defence system

04.09.2017 11:01 GMT

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"The system is made completely in Iran and some of its parts are different from the S-300."

Iran’s car imports up by 43%

02.09.2017 10:54 GMT

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Iran imported 38,000 cars, worth $1.042 billion, during the first five months of the current fiscal year (started March 20, 2017).

12 female students killed in Iran road accident

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Iranian media are reporting that 12 female students have been killed in a road accident in the country’s south.

Iran voices sympathy with Hurricane Harvey victims

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Iran is sticking to the nuclear deal, IAEA says

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