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  1. News - World - IRAN

    United States officials optimistic about nuclear deal with Iran this week

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 06:38am by Reuters

    ... and the United States. Three days of talks are likely. The talks will seek to finalise an interim deal to allow time to negotiate a permanent agreement with Iran that would provide assurances to the six ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Boeing and General Electric given licence to export jet parts to Iran

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... Germany, Russia and the United States. The deal provides for the sale of parts to flag carrier Iranair, the fleet of which includes vintage Boeing and Airbus jetliners delivered as long ago ... 250 and 400 jets if and when sanctions were lifted completely.   US charges 2 with exporting illegal nuclear centrifuge parts to Iran The United States has charged a Chinese man, an Iranian ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    American anger over UN envoy’s links to Iranian hostage crisis

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... by President Hassan Rowhani as Iran's new ambassador to the United Nations has been known for months. But his potential role in the hostage crisis, first reported by Bloomberg News over ... political credibility with some of those folks in Iran," he said. Tom Lankford, the hostages' lawyer, went further: "At a time when the 52 American hostages and their families remain ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says 'US aircraft carrier' spotted off its coast is a movie prop

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai 'US carrier' just a set for a movie A replica of a US aircraft carrier spotted off Iran is nothing more sinister than a movie set, according to Iranian media. The New York Times, quoting United States intelligence, said last week that the Iranians were building a mock-up of a carrier, possibly so they could then blow it up for propaganda purposes. ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Superstitious Iranians enjoy day outdoors to ward off bad luck

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... The number of practicing Zoroastrians today is just a tiny minority of 60,000, out of a population of more than 76 million. State media and calendar makers choose to call the festival "Nature ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Tehran's new UN envoy linked to US embassy hostage crisis

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington New UN envoy linked to embassy takeover Iran has named a member of the militant group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days to be its next ambassador to the United Nations. The Iranian government has applied for a US visa for Hamid Aboutalebi, who was a member of the Muslim Students Following the Imam's Line, a group that seized ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s plunging birth rate causes serious concerns for economic future

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... by Pew Research for the United States. Tehran's 1.4 births per woman was below that of London or Paris, Eberstadt said. "If we move forward like this, we'll be a country of elderly ... was feted as a hero with interviews on state television, gifts, a tour of Milad Tower, Iran's tallest building, and a free lunch at its revolving restaurant together with his wife and 19 ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran accuses saboteurs of attempting to disrupt key Arak nuclear plant

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Reuters

    ... has previously accused its Western and Israeli foes of seeking to sabotage its nuclear programme, which Tehran says is peaceful but the United States and its allies fear may be aimed ... or produce fuel for the plant during the six-month duration of the deal. The powers- the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia- and Iran were due to meet again in Vienna yesterday ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s Hassan Rowhani failing to curb execution rates, says Ban Ki-moon

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:54pm by Reuters

    ... of capital punishment in Iran and called for the release of activists, lawyers and journalists as well as political prisoners that he said were in custody for exercising their rights to free speech ... views or beliefs still faced arrest and prosecution, he added. Ban welcomed the release of 80 political prisoners since September. But he said there still was a "large number of political ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran tests ballistic missiles, sets ‘red lines’ ahead of fresh nuclear talks

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... between Iran and the so-called P5+1 group – Britain, France, the United States, Russia and China plus Germany. Building on an interim deal reached in November, negotiators hope to reach ... the final say on key state matters, “has said that Iran should not give up its right to enrich [uranium] to 20 per cent,” Salehi said. Salehi also announced the development of a new type ...




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