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Saudis Have Nuclear Weapons in Mind as an Option: Richard Nephew

Richard Nephew, who was a top nuclear negotiator during the talks with Iran up until late 2014, says he does not think that Saudi Arabia is currently seeking nuclear weapons, but it definitely has it in mind as an option.

Rouhani Urges Muslim Leaders to Work to Counter Extremism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free from violence and extremism.
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Larijani Congratulates Syria’s First Female Parliamentary Speaker

In a message, Iran’s parliament speaker hailed the appointment of Hadiyeh al-Abbas as Syria’s new parliament speaker.
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Iranian Clerics Meet Nasrallah, Affirm Support for Hezbollah

A delegation of Iranian clerics representing scholars of the Qom Seminary held a meeting with Secretary-General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah, voicing support for Hezbollah in its confrontation with the Israeli regime and Takfiri terrorists.
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1000 Poets Object to Iran-Turkey’s Joint UNESCO Submission of Rumi’s Masnavi

1000 Persian-speaking poets and literati signed a statement, entitled “Rumi Is a Poet from Balkh to Konya”, to voice their objection to a recent move by Iran and Turkey to jointly register the book Masnavi by the renowned poet Rumi in UNESCO, ignoring his birthplace Afghanistan.
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Iran Maintains Stance on Political Solution to Syrian Crisis

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian renewed his country’s stance on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis, and expressed the hope that international meetings could produce concrete results for solving the problem.
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Iran and Indonesia to Cooperate on Village-Scale Energy Projects

Iranian and Indonesian officials in a meeting on Tuesday June 7 reviewed ways to develop cooperation in the field of village-level energy.

Farhadi’s Newest Movie Poster Unveiled at Cannes Festival

Iran’s famous director Asghar Farhadi's film The Salesman has been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
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Iranian Official Denies Mogherini’s Secret Letter to Zarif

An official at Iran’s Foreign Ministry denied reports that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has received a secret letter from European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
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Iran and Peugeot Launch New Talks

The Deputy Industry Minister described the details of Iran’s new negotiations with France’s Peugeot over automobile parts manufacturing.

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