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  • Rouhani in Kazakhstan
    President Hassan Rouhani travelled to Kazakhstan on Monday to hold meetings with the Central Asian country's officials to discuss bilateral ties. 
  • Demanding Explanation
    Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi on Monday expressed dissatisfaction with the execution of an Iranian national, who was accused of drug trafficking, in Saudi Arabia and called on the Saudi...
  • Aid for Flood-Hit Pakistan
    A foreign ministry official on Sunday expressed regret over recent deadly floods in the Pakistani province of Punjab and the disputed Indian-administered Kashmir and said Iran is ready to send...
  • Leader Undergoes Surgery
    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday underwent successful prostate surgery at a hospital in Tehran, IRNA reported.   
  • Sunni Extremism Biggest Threat to Region
    US President Barack Obama has said the problem for Sunni countries in the region is not simply Iran, describing Sunni extremism as the biggest danger facing the region.     
  • Increased Security at Border
    Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Monday that security forces and local residents near the Iranian-Iraqi border are on high alert in the face of terrorist threats.
  • Call for West’s Seriousness in Combating Terrorism
    President Rouhani says if influential countries in the region take a serious decision to deal with terrorists, they will undoubtedly be able to resolve the issue in a short time.
  • IAEA Criticized for Delaying EBW Report
    An official of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has criticized the UN nuclear agency for ...
  • No Deal on Centrifuges
    An informed foreign ministry source on Saturday denied the report that Iran is ready to reduce the ...
  • Strong Footing in ME
    Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger says a confrontation  ...
  • Zarif Meets Danish FM
    Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with his Danish counterpart Martin Lidegaard in ...
  • Agreement With US Ensures Progress in Talks
    A member of parliament said on Sunday any progress in nuclear talks between Iran and ...
  •  Promoting Fraternity
    The intelligence minister said on Sunday the government is obligated to ...
  • Excessive Demands
    MP Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said on Sunday the US “excessive demands” have hindered the progress of talks with the major powers on ...
  • Armed Forces to Stage Drill
    The army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plan to stage a joint military exercise in ...
  • Support for Stability in Yemen
    A foreign ministry official says Tehran favors unity and stability in Yemen. 
  • Gov't Determined to Fight Corruption
    President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the government is determined in its campaign ...
  • Leader Urges Muslim Unity
    Today, one of the most important issues facing the Muslim world is widespread efforts by major powers and their allies to create ...
  • UN Lebanon Envoy to Visit Tehran
    The UN special coordinator for Lebanon is scheduled to visit Iran next week, an informed foreign ministry official said on Saturday. 
  • IAEA Confirms Tehran’s Commitment
    Iran has taken 16 practical transparency measures and has started implementing two more steps under the framework agreement on further cooperation with the IAEA.   
  • Plane Carrying Americans Diverted to Iran
    A chartered aircraft carrying about 100 Americans from the US airbase at Bagram, Afghanistan, has landed safely in Dubai after being diverted to Iran because of issues with its flight plan.
  •  Cooperation With US Against IS Denied
    The Foreign Ministry has denied the report that Iran and the United States are cooperating to deal with the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq. 
  • US Talks “Useful”
    A senior nuclear negotiator has said the consultations held between Iran and the United States in Geneva on Thursday and Friday were instrumental in advancing broader nuclear talks with the major...

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