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Eslaahaat News, an Iranian media outlet claims it has gained access to some details of the EU's proposed draft meant to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Iran’s interior minister says the department under his watch is working to draw up a “comprehensive” bill for amending the country’s election law, which will be submitted to the Parliament (Majlis).
European Union officials in Brussels are still waiting for the US reaction on Iran’s response to proposals drafted the by the EU to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal with the world powers, Diplomatic news website quoted officials as saying.
An Iranian Middle East expert says Iraq risks losing the opportunity of hosting future rounds of Iran-Saudi talks due to a “worrying” political crisis unfolding in the country, and that the diplomatic process may continue in Egypt or European states if the turmoil continues.
The Western sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine has provided a new opportunity for Iran’s automobile and auto parts industry to gain a firm foothold in its northern neighbor’s markets, an Iranian official says.
A prominent international film industry and review website lists Iranian actor Homayoun Ershadi as one of the 25 best in the 1990s for his brilliant performance in award-winning Iranian movie ‘Taste of Cherry.’
President Ebrahim Raisi pays tribute to ex-Iranian prisoners of war, who had been taken hostage by the army of the ex-Iraqi regime during the 1980s military campaign against the Islamic Republic, praising them as symbols of all the values and lofty ideals of the Islamic Revolution.
The head of a leading industrial enterprise in Iran says it has constructed a power plant in Iran’s central city of Semnan which will add 10 thousand megawatts of electricity to the country’s power grid under unrelenting US-led embargos.
On the 8th day of the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkey, Iran ranked third among competing countries in terms of medals won so far.
The Iranian foreign minister says talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal will enter a new stage if Tehran's red lines are met.
During the first year of the 13th Iranian administration under President Raisi, the Islamic Republic’s foreign trade grew by an unprecedented 48%.
Advisor to Iranian negotiating team: Iran and other party made ‘great progress’ during months of nuclear talks
An adviser to the Iranian negotiating team in the Vienna talks says there are some issues that must be resolved before Tehran and the other parties to the negotiations can reach a deal, adding however they have made great progress in talks..
Iran’s top human rights official slams the United States for keeping tens of Iranian citizens in jail and renewed the call for Washington to immediately release all the innocent nations of the Islamic Republic.
Hossein Shariatmadari, a veteran Iranian journalist and Kayhan newspaper’s editor in chief, has termed Iran’s proposal to receive compensation from the US in case of a pullout from a restored nuclear agreement as ‘worthless’, saying the only valid guarantee is Iran’s withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
Russia’s lead negotiator praises Iran’s “constructive” proposals submitted to the European Union aimed at paving the way for the conclusion of the Vienna talks on a potential revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the final outcome of the negotiations depends on how the US will react to them.
A political commentator says there are more signs to be optimistic rather pessimistic about the future of the ongoing diplomatic process in Vienna aimed at securing a revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers.
The head of Iran’s Coronavirus Taskforce Committee says some 1,800 coronavirus patients are currently being hospitalized in Tehran province hospitals, 562 of whom are receiving special care treatment.
The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) praises the bravery of the elite military force’s Navy in the face of threats, saying it is unwavering faith that makes the country’s Armed Forces unbreakable against the enemies besides military might.
Morocco’s national volleyball team’s head coach, fresh from a trip to Iran, says Iranian hospitality and cuisines are exemplary among countries across the world.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says its agents have captured one of the most dangerous terrorists who committed acts of terror outside of the country.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the Islamic Republic is looking forward to receiving a response from the United States to Tehran’s demands regarding the European Union's proposed draft in the Iran nuclear deal.
The Intelligence Agency of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has banned Iranian filmmakers and cinematic institutes any cooperation with Close Up Foundation, which it said is an organization affiliated to the Zionist regime.