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“Grossi Impeding Talks on Iran Nuclear Deal”

An Iranian news website has, in an opinion piece, taken issue with the approach adopted by Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (UAEA), vis-à-vis Iran’s nuclear program.

Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ Picked to Represent Iranian Cinema in 2022 Oscars

The Iranian jury in charge of submissions for the Academy Awards has picked Ghahreman (A Hero), directed by Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, to represent the Iranian cinema in the 2022 Oscars.

Report: US raises Saudi-Israel normalization with MbS

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan has raised the possibility of normalizing relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel during the last month meeting with crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS), American and Saudi sources told Axios.

US calls for ‘sustained and substantive’ talks with North Korea

The United State has called for a “sustained and substantive dialogue” with North Korea over the country’s nuclear programme. This was announced by the US ambassador to the United Nations (UN) after the Security Council meeting over North Korea's latest missile launch. In September and October, Pyongyang conducted a series of new missile tests.

Poll: Almost 80% of republicans want Trump to run for president

Over three-fourths of republicans want the former president, Donald Trump to seek another term in the White House, according to a survey. Previous polls show Americans’ confidence in US President Joe Biden’s capability to handle several important issues is falling.

Syria base housing US forces hit by drone attacks

An American outpost in southeastern Syria was hit by drone attacks on Wednesday. No US troops stationed in the base was killed or injured.

Iranian truck drivers released after months of detention in Azerbaijan

Iran wins the freedom of two Iranian truck drivers who were in custody in the Republic of Azerbaijan since August.

Afghanistan summit calls for urgent assistance

Participants in the Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan have called for urgent humanitarian and economic assistance for the reconstruction of the country, according to the joint statement released on Wednesday.

Mother Cheetah, 2 Cubs Sighted in Iran Natl. Park

The latest sighting of a female cheetah and her cubs has brought to four the number of cheetah cubs sighted in Khar Turan National Park in northcentral Iran since May 2021.

Spanish court agrees to extradite Venezuela’s ex-spy chief to US

Spain’s High Court has ordered the extradition of former Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal to the United States. He is facing drug trafficking charges but denies the allegations.