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Basij supports the nuclear negotiating team: General
Brigadier General Naqdi says just like their fellow Iranians members of the Basij volunteer force support the nuclear negotiating team.
A National Moderation Conference is to be held at Iran’s National Library
On November 19, the National Library of Iran will play host to the National Moderation Conference whose keynote speaker is Seyyed Hassan Khomeini.
Ayatollah Khamenei warns against Islamophobia
Islamic Revolution leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the enemy has created armed groups which kill civilians in the name of Islam only to promote Islamophobia.
Larijani: Iran, Russia enjoy amicable ties
Ali Larijani, the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, has said that Iran and Russia have amicable ties and continue their consultations on what is happening in the region.
China praises Iran’s efforts to facilitate nuclear deal
China’s foreign minister has said what Iran has done in the course of nuclear talks to help ink a final deal with P5+1 is praiseworthy.
Culture minister condoles with nation on demise of pop singer
Ali Jannati has extended his heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Iranian pop singer Morteza Pasha’ie.
Iran: Any nuclear deal should lift sanctions entirely
The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said that conclusion of a final nuclear agreement will be a strong possibility if the other side takes a logical, non-political approach.
Iranian president, Omani foreign minister meet in Tehran
The visiting Omani foreign minister has met with Iranian officials to discuss bilateral ties and ways to tackle extremism in the region.
Tehran bids tearful farewell to pop singer Morteza Pashaei
A big, tearful funeral procession is held in Tehran for the famed Iranian musician, composer and pop singer, Morteza Pashaei.
Iran president stresses need to balanced oil price
The Iranian president says crude price fluctuations will have an adverse impact on global economy.
There is no win-win situation; only one winner emerges from the conflict between Islam and atheism
Hossein Kachouyan, a participant at a “Red Line” conference, has rejected a win-win deal between Iran and P5+1, saying that only one winner emerges from the battle between Islam and atheism.
Iran: Premature reporting tarnishes IAEA image
Tehran has blasted a new report released by the International Atomic Energy Agency on Iran, saying rash reporting will tarnish the IAEA image.
President’s chief of staff reports on diplomacy, Baku visit
The Iranian president’s chief of staff says during President Rouhani’s Baku visit agreements which were in the making for months were finalized.
Tel Aviv sheds crocodile tears for NPT
The Israeli deputy foreign minister has claimed that if the West accepts Iran's uranium enrichment, other countries may push for the same thing.
Iran has foiled bomb plot targeting Muslim Shiite mourners
Iran's intelligence minister says security forces have foiled a bomb attack targeting Muharram religious ceremonies in Qom, adding those involved in the pre-planned bomb plot were arrested before they could carry out the attack.
Iran, Azerbaijan call for stronger cooperation in all areas
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, have underscored the need for further expansion of cooperation between Tehran and Baku in different domains.
Gas injection into IR-5 centrifuges has not stopped: Iran’s FM Spokeswoman
Iran has rejected as media propaganda reports that it has agreed to stop injecting gas into its first-generation centrifuges, saying Iran would test the centrifuges whenever it deems necessary.
Russia “optimistic” about Iran nuclear talks
Russia says it is “fully committed” to the talks between Iran and P5+1 and is doing what it can to help the negotiations end in an agreement.
Iran serious in resolving “artificial nuclear crisis”: Iran’s FM
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said sanctions have had no effect on the Iranian nation’s will, adding Tehran seeks to seriously resolve the "artificial crisis" about its nuclear program.
Will president’s new pick for Science Ministry get a nod from parliament?
Dr. Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani will be President Rouhani's fourth nominee seeking parliament's a vote of confidence to take charge of the Ministry of Science.
Iran marks Nat’l Quality Day, vowing to improve quality of domestic products
At a ceremony to mark National Quality Day, participants stress the need for improving the quality of locally manufactured products.
Iran, Iraq should join hands to counter enemies’ plots: Iran’s Vice President
Iraq’s stability and security is closely intertwined with those of Iran, reiterated Eshagh Jahangiri.
Iraq security important for neighbors: Iran Majlis speaker
There is ample potential for the further growth of Tehran-Baghdad relations, said the Iranian top MP.
No progress made in trilateral nuclear talks in Oman: Iran top negotiator
Negotiations in Muscat over the past two days were very useful. However, no headway was made, said Abbas Araghchi.
Iran lawmakers urge full removal of sanctions
Iranian MPs have asked for the lifting of all sanctions immediately after the conclusion of a final nuclear deal with P5+1, calling on the nuclear team not to accept any restrictions on enrichment and research activities related to nuclear fuel cycle.