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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran stresses support to Syria


August 27th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran's national security chief has said his country stands against any foreign intervention in Syria, and that the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran will aim ... Read more...

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Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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Iran to supply power to Syria, Lebanon


May 27th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran will supply electricity to Syria and Lebanon, an Iranian official said Sunday."We are planning to export power to Syria and Lebanon," Deputy Energy Minister Mohammad ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... 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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Iran not concerned if Europe doesn’t buy its oil: Official


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 23 (IANS) Iran has no fear of not selling crude oil to Europe, a top Iranian official has said, following reports that France has urged the European Union ... Read more...

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Iran rejects US claims over assassination plot


October 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) A senior Iranian official has called as "hilarious and baseless" the US accusation about a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US, a media ... Read more...

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Iran to export natural gas to India, Oman


September 25th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 25 (IANS) India and Oman are considering the import of natural gas from Iran via an under-sea pipeline, an Iranian official said Sunday.The caretaker of the National Iranian ... Read more...

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India fails to clear bills, Iran stops oil sale


July 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 26 (IANS) Iran has stopped selling crude oil to India as New Delhi is yet to pay around $8 billion to Tehran, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."India ... Read more...

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Iran funding Afghan religious-political leaders, Taliban militants: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 3 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that Iran is financing a number of Afghan religious and political leaders, grooming Afghan religious scholars, training ... Read more...

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Iran asks ONGC-Hinduja to make up mind on Pars gas field


November 1st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Iranian oil firm Petropars has set a year-end deadline for ONGC-Hinduja consortium to decide on participation in a $7.5 billion gas field in the Persian Gulf.Speaking ... Read more...

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Iran ‘holds back’ release of one of three US hikers held for over a year


September 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 11 (ANI): An Iranian official has said that the release of Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans held in the Evin prison for over a year on spying charges, ... Read more...

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Iranian official rejects female football team’s headgear


July 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 8 (ANI): An Iranian official has rejected a new women's football strip which was created after the world football federation banned the team from international competition due to their Islamic ... Read more...

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Iran blasts China over new UN sanctions


June 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 10 (IANS) Iran has harshly criticised China over its yes vote on new sanctions against the Islamic republic at the UN Security Council (UNSC), Iranian state-run Press TV reported Thursday. ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuclear achievement has angered US: official


April 11th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 11 (IANS) The US believes nuclear technology should be "monopolised" only by the West and is "angry" at Iran's achievements in this field, a top Iranian official has said. The ... Read more...

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Iran will not let uranium leave country after all, say officials


January 20th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 20 (DPA) An Iranian official has recently told the nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it does not want to allow uranium to be shipped out of ... Read more...

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Tehran threatens to enrich uranium locally if IAEA deal fails


November 24th, 2009 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 24 (DPA) Tehran has warned that if a uranium exchange deal proposed by the international community failed, Iran would enrich uranium by itself, the official news agency IRNA reported. "If the ... Read more...

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Escalating Iran-Pak tensions may weaken Waziristan offensive, warns US diplomat


October 20th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 20 (ANI): The escalating tensions between Iran and Pakistan, following President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad alleging that Pakistani elements were involved in Sunday's attack on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, may shift ... Read more...

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Iran ready for talks without preconditions: Official


August 18th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (RIA Novosti) Iran is ready to hold talks on its nuclear programme with the West without any preconditions, a senior Iranian official said Tuesday. "Iran's main position on talks regarding ... Read more...

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Israel stops aid ship from entering Gaza: Iran


January 14th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 14 (IANS) Iran claimed Wednesday that Israeli forces have stopped its ship containing humanitarian aid for Palestinians from reaching the Gaza Strip, the official IRNA news agency reported. The Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran-EU nuclear talks on July 19


July 11th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 11 (IANS) Iran and the European Union (EU) will resume talks over the Islamic country's nuclear issue July 19, IRNA reported Friday. Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili and EU ... Read more...

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Iranians in Malaysia protest anti-Iran film


May 6th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 6 (IANS) Iranians living in Malaysia Tuesday lodged their protest with the government against a cable channel's plans to screen a Hollywood movie they consider as anti-Iranian, official IRNA ... Read more...

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India-Iran culture pipeline in full flow next week


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Gas may take a while to flow between Iran and India through a tri-nation pipeline, but there is no stopping music and ideas that will ... Read more...

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Incentives will not change its nuclear course: Iran


April 13th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, April 13 (IANS) Iran Sunday said it will not call off its uranium enrichment programme in exchange for economic incentives, IRNA news agency reported. Foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini, during his ... Read more...

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Iran, Syria to jointly probe killing of Lebanese militant


February 16th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Feb 16 (IANS) Iran and Syria are to set up a joint fact-finding team to probe the assassination of Lebanon's senior Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyah, a senior Iranian official has said. ... Read more...

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Japan says it supports Iran’s cooperation with IAEA


February 15th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
Tokyo, Feb 15 (IANS) Japan has said it supports Tehran's cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This was conveyed by Japanese Foreign Minister Masahiko Koumura to ... Read more...

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China may replace India in pipeline deal: Iran


February 13th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): A senior Iranian official has said that China is keen to join the Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline and if New Delhi does not take a decision soon. He ... Read more...

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India undeterred by US opposition to IPI pipeline: Iranian official


December 5th, 2007 - 12:35 pm ICT by admin
Rome, Dec 5 (ANI): India is to go ahead with its plans to import Iranian natural gas through a pipeline across Pakistan, undeterred by the US opposition to New Delhi dealing with ... Read more...

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