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Abbas not to hold bilateral talks with Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 30 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not hold bilateral talks with Iran during his stay in Tehran, a Palestinian official said Thursday.Abbas arrived in Iran Wednesday ... Read more...

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Iran earthquake toll rises to 306 dead, more than 3,000 injured


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
TABRIZ, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll after two devastating earthquakes struck northwestern Iran over the weekend has risen to at least 306, the country's ministry of health said on Monday. ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy car blast: Delhi Police team to go to Iran


July 31st, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A Delhi Police team will soon go to Iran to question some suspects as part of the probe into the Feb 13 Israeli embassy ... Read more...

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Tea industry wants Iran to keep rupee-rial mechanism


July 19th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The Indian tea industry has urged the Iranian government to keep the rupee-rial agreement between the two countries outside the normal foreign exchange regulations for trade ... Read more...

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N-weapons proliferation a big problem: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Calling nuclear-armed Iran a principal threat to the world, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said proliferation of nuclear weapons is one of the biggest ... Read more...

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Israeli car blast: Delhi Police seeks MEA help for Iranians’ extradition


March 15th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Delhi Police has asked the external affairs ministry to seek the extradition of three Iranians against whom a Delhi court has issued non-bailable arrest ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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Iran should cooperate with IAEA : UN chief


February 18th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country's nuclear ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in southern Iran, killing 2


January 27th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BUSHEHR, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Thursday morning when a fighter jet crashed in the southern region of Iran, state-run media reported on Friday. There were no ... Read more...

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Strait of Hormuz should remain open : NATO


January 19th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said that the strategic Strait of Hormuz, where most oil exports from the Gulf to the West pass, must ... Read more...

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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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US condemns Iran death verdict to ‘CIA spy’


January 10th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) The US Monday condemned the death sentence given to an alleged "CIA spy" by an Iranian court, Xinhua reported."If true, we strongly condemn such a verdict ... Read more...

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US gives up plan to retrieve drone downed in Iran: Report


December 8th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The US had considered but finally given up a "covert mission" inside Iran to retrieve or destroy a stealth drone that crashed last week, fearing that ... Read more...

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British envoy blames Iran for embassy storming


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) The expelled British ambassador to Iran, Dominick Chilcott, has accused the Iranian government of supporting Tuesday's storming of British embassy compounds by Iranian students."That sort of ... Read more...

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Italy decides to recall its ambassador to Tehran


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome/Brussels, Dec 2 (IANS) Italy has decided to recall its ambassador to Tehran, in the wake of Tuesday's attack by Iranian protesters on the British embassy.Alberto Bradanini, Italian ambassador to ... Read more...

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Iran regrets protests at British embassy


November 30th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Iran's foreign ministry Tuesday expressed regret over the protests by angry Iranian students outside the British embassy in Tehran.In a statement issued on its website Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Iran passes bill to reduce ties with Britain


November 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 27 (IANS) The Iranian Majlis passed a bill Sunday to downgrade the country's diplomatic ties with Britain, a media report said.The bill requires the foreign ministry to reduce ... Read more...

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Iran hangs 11 convicted drug traffickers


November 25th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
SHIRAZ, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people who were previously convicted of drug trafficking were hanged in southern Iran on Thursday, state-run media reported. It is the latest in a series of ... Read more...

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IAEA to send high-level team to Iran


November 18th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 18 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) will send its high-level team to Tehran to hold talks with the Iranian government over its controversial nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Iran should answer questions raised by IAEA: Clinton


November 12th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (IANS) The US is expecting Iran to answer the "serious" questions raised by the recent IAEA report on Tehran's nuclear programme, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ... Read more...

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Iran demands apology from US


October 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iran has demanded an official apology from the US over a recent accusation that said Tehran plotted to kill the Saudi Arabian envoy to Washington, Press ... Read more...

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Iran says ready for defence cooperation with Egypt, Libya


October 30th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 29 (IANS) Iran is ready to initiate defense cooperation with Egypt and Libya, Iran's defence minister said Saturday."Iran is ready to initiate cooperation, but they (Egypt and Libya) ... Read more...

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Iranian leader says alleged assassination plot ‘absurd’


October 16th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Tehrtan, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the alleged Iranian involvement in a plot of assassinating the Saudi ... Read more...

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Obama vows to apply toughest sanctions on Iran


October 14th, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday vowed to apply the "toughest sanctions" on Iran and to garner international support to further isolate the Islamist state, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Clinton to hold Iran accountable for Saudi envoy plot


October 13th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) US State Secretary Hillary Clinton Wednesday vowed to hold Iran accountable for its alleged involvement in a "terror plot" to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to Washington, ... Read more...

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US poised to pressure Iran over plot to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US is reportedly poised to take an even stronger stance Wednesday against Iran amid allegations that Tehran was behind a plot to assassinate a Saudi ... Read more...

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US issues worldwide travel alert for its nationals


October 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans Tuesday after a plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington was exposed."The Department of State alerts ... Read more...

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US charges two men for planning to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Two men have been charged in the US for their alleged participation in a plot to murder the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the US with explosives, ... Read more...

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Gilani visits land of his forefathers


September 14th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani visited the land of his ancestors in the city of Rasht, the capital of Iran's Gilan province, it ... Read more...

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Wrong code delayed Merkel’s plane: Iran


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 1 (IANS) Iran said Wednesday that an error in announcing a code caused delay in the passage of German chancellor Angela Merkel's plane over Iran's airspace Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Iran’s sole n-power plant becomes operational


May 19th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 18 (IANS) The Iranian government announced Wednesday that the country's sole nuclear power plant has become operational, Xinhua quoted Press TV as saying."As we have previously announced, Bushehr ... Read more...

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Iranian president sacks three ministers


May 14th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday sacked three of his ministers as part of plans to combine some ministries, Press TV reported.In three separate decrees, Ahmadinejad dismissed Welfare ... Read more...

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India in touch with Iran govt to expedite detained Indian sailors’ release


March 5th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5(ANI): The Indian Embassy in Tehran is in touch with the Iranian government to expedite the release of Indian sailors, who were detained near Iranian coast on February 16, ... Read more...

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Former FBI agent Levinson ’somewhere in southeast Asia’: US


March 4th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that former FBI agent Bob Levinson, who disappeared when visiting Iran in 2007, is still alive.Clinton said in a statement ... Read more...

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Clinton says ex-FBI agent Levinson might be held in southwest Asia


March 4th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday said the United States has received "recent indications" that American private detective and former FBI agent Robert "Bob" Levinson ... Read more...

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