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Moderate earthquake jolts southeast Iran

04.01.2018 09:25 GMT

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A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has hit Kerman Province in southeast Iran, IRNA news agency reported.

Death toll rises in Iran anti-regime protests

02.01.2018 10:20 GMT

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At least 16 people, including a police officer, have been killed in anti-government protests across Iran, officials said.

5.1-magnitude quake jolts southern Iran

28.12.2017 16:07 GMT

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Iran's southern Kerman province, Iranian media reported.

5.0-magnitude quake hits 61km NNE of Kerman, Iran

27.12.2017 23:58 GMT

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted 61km NNE of Kerman, Iran at 18:01:15 GMT on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, Xinhua reported.

Magnitude 4.2 tremor hits Iran's capital

27.12.2017 10:18 GMT

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A large earthquake of magnitude 4.2 has struck Iran's capital Tehran and the city of Karaj.

French president to visit Iran as planned: Foreign Ministry

25.12.2017 16:21 GMT

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"Macron's trip is on the agenda of the two countries (Iran and France)..."

Iran detains 230 people for drinking, dancing

22.12.2017 17:53 GMT

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Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that police have detained 230 boys and girls at separate parties in the capital Tehran in which alcohol was involved.

Iran-drafted resolution to combat dust storms approved by UNGA

22.12.2017 10:19 GMT

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The Islamic Republic of Iran’s proposed resolution titled “Combatting Dust Storms” was approved unanimously at the second committee of the UN General Assembly.

5.2-magnitude quake hits Iran

21.12.2017 23:50 GMT

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An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted 51 km WNW of Ravar, Iran at 17:04:46 GMT on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, APA reports quoting Xinhua.

Tehran earthquake: Magnitude 5.2 tremor hits Iran's capital

21.12.2017 15:45 GMT

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A large earthquake of magnitude 5.2 has struck Iran's capital Tehran, according to state television, AzVision.az reports citing the Independent.

Iran sentences former vice president to 63 years in prison

21.12.2017 09:54 GMT

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Iran’s former vice president Hamid Baqaei has been sentenced to 63 years in prison over misuse of public funds while in office.

Etihad to suspend flights to Tehran in January

20.12.2017 11:35 GMT

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The five weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Tehran will be reduced to two weekly between December 25 and January 23 before being suspended on the January 24.

Iran could create its own “energy coin”

19.12.2017 00:35 GMT

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Iran could release crypto currencies backed by oil and gas, instead of using bitcoin, Sam Barden, Director of SBI Markets, an international commodity trading and advisory company, told Trend.

Russian, Iranian top diplomats discuss nuclear deal, Middle East

18.12.2017 15:40 GMT

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Russian and Iranian Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Mohammad Javad Zarif have reiterated in a telephone conversation their commitment to strict compliance with the agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Monday.

Heavy air pollution shuts schools in Iran

18.12.2017 09:25 GMT

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Iran shut primary schools in the capital and other parts of the country on Sunday due to choking levels of air pollution, New Vision reports.

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.

Iran to seal deal with Russia-led trade bloc soon

13.12.2017 22:44 GMT

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Iran says it expects the formalities over its membership to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – a regional trade bloc led by Russia – would be finalized soon and an agreement with the Union’s member states would be signed accordingly.

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.

Two hikers dead, 7 missing in Iran avalanche

08.12.2017 21:18 GMT

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Two Iranian hikers were killed in an avalanche in western Iran and seven others are still missing and hope of finding them alive are fading, media reported on Friday.

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 likely to have oil revenues secured for one year

02.12.2017 00:23 GMT

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The oil revenues of Iran are predicted to stay stable over the coming year, thanks to a recent OPEC agreement to keep supply low.

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.

Iran faces challenge to realize optimistic non-oil export target

28.11.2017 23:26 GMT

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The Islamic Republic forced to gradually revise its non-oil export target after the international sanctions against Tehran intensified in 2012.

Iran missing a minister of export

27.11.2017 23:38 GMT

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A minister of export is needed in Iran, considering the fact that there is no logical order in the export affairs of the country, an economic activist believes.

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.

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