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Iran warns of oil price hike


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The current embargo on Iranian oil and political pressure on the Islamic Republic will result in higher oil prices on international markets, Petroleum Minister Rostam ... Read more...

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NAM summit opens in Tehran


August 30th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons". Khamenei said ... Read more...

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Expert-level NAM meeting kicks off in Tehran


August 26th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 26 (IANS) The expert-level meeting of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened here Sunday.The NAM meeting will be held in three phases: preparatory senior officials' meeting ... Read more...

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Iranian leader threatens to increase uranium enrichment


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi ... Read more...

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Iran threatens Israel


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will respond with its new indigenously built anti-radar ballistic missiles if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, the official media reported.Iran will respond if Israel ... Read more...

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US slaps new sanctions on Iran


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US senate Monday approved new sanctions against Iran's energy sector in an effort to further pressure Tehran on its disputed nuclear programme.The move came ahead ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliamentary elections blow to enemies: Khamenei


March 1st, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic will be another blow to the country's enemies.... Read more...

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West seeks Iran regime change: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The West is using a nonproliferation campaign as a blind for bringing about regime change in Iran, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."Under the ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer sentenced to six years’ jail


February 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian lawyer of a woman who was sentenced to death in 2006 for adultery has himself been sentenced to six years in prison by a ... Read more...

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IAEA team in Tehran for talks


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-level delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran Monday for talks on nuclear issues.The five-member delegation is led by IAEA ... Read more...

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Iran to exhibit downed US drone’s model


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the ... Read more...

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Iran to launch new generation of satellites


February 6th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 6 (IANS) Iran is planning to send a new generation of satellites into orbit to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic republic's establishment, Defence Minister Brigadier General ... Read more...

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Iran prepares to strike back if attacked (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran would strike back at any location from where attacks against it were mounted and was preparing itself against western plans aimed at mounting pressure on ... Read more...

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Iran to strike back if attacked


February 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran will strike back at any location from where attacks against it are mounted, Fars news agency quoted a senior military commander as saying Sunday."Any ... Read more...

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Iran launches satellite


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has successfully launched an observation satellite, Iranian news network Press TV reported Friday.The domestically-built Navid (Harbinger) satellite is designed to take pictures of the ... Read more...

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Mideast situation


January 13th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Mideast situation.The two leaders reviewed the recent face-to-face meetings between the ... Read more...

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Iran oil exports to South Korea up 48 percent


January 10th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's oil exports to South Korea rose by 48 percent in November 2011, making the Islamic Republic the second largest crude supplier to the South ... Read more...

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Iranian president embarks on Latin American tour (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left for Venezuela Sunday to start a four-leg Latin American tour that will also take him to Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador, IRNA ... Read more...

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Iran to hold biggest naval war games


January 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran plans to hold new and "massive" naval exercises near the strategic Strait of Hormuz within the next few weeks, Fars news agency reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Ex-Iranian president’s daughter jailed


January 4th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 4 (IANS) A Tehran court has sentenced daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani to six months in jail over anti-regime propaganda, Mehr news agency reported.Faezeh Hashemi ... Read more...

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US presidential candidate warns of bombing Iran’s nuke sites


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rick Santorum, an ultra-conservative Republican presidential candidate, has vowed to ensure that Iran would not produce a nuclear weapon if he was elected president.The former ... Read more...

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Iran offers military cooperation to Iraq


December 27th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) Iran has expressed its willingness to extend military and security cooperation to its one-time foe Iraq, a media report said.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read more...

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Iran urges neighbours to prevent their airspace’s misuse


December 16th, 2011 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 16 (IANS) Iran has called upon its neighbouring countries to disallow their airspace to be misused against it.Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi Thursday gave a call to its ... Read more...

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US to unveil new sanctions on Iran


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) The US will outline new sanctions on Iran to increase pressure over its nuclear programme, the State Department said Monday.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury ... Read more...

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Russia terms IAEA report on Iran ‘biased’


November 10th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has lashed out at the IAEA's latest report on Iran, saying it undermines the international effort to defuse tension around the Islamic republic's nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran to disclose documents on US as ‘terrorism sponsor’


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tehran will release 100 documents to reveal Washington's role in sponsoring terrorist activities in Iran and the entire Middle East region, Supreme Leader of ... Read more...

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Iran to respond ’strongly’ to any ‘destructive’ US act


October 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 16 (IANS) Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Sunday that Iran will respond "strongly" to any "destructive" act by the US against the ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss diplomat over US assassination charge


October 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Iran's foreign ministry summoned Swiss charge d'affaires Wednesday to protest Washington's accusation over Iran's alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, the ... Read more...

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US hegemony should end: Iran official


September 20th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The period of global domination of the US should come to an end, the head of Iran's Supreme National Council has said."We should say goodbye ... Read more...

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Zardari to visit Iran for talks: Iranian envoy


July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will pay an official visit to Iran Saturday to discuss mutual and regional developments, the Iranian ambassador to Islamabad said Thursday.Mashallah ... Read more...

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Hasina wants Islam as Bangladesh state religion (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's ruling Awami League would like to retain Islam as the state religion but wants all religions to enjoy equal rights, Prime Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Iran building ‘anti-terror’ fence on Pakistan border


April 15th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran is building a fence on its border with Pakistan to keep out terrorists, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said.The barrier is being built on ... Read more...

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EU calls sanctions on Iranian officials over rights abuses


April 14th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union imposed a new round of sanctions against 32 Iranian officials, accusing them of human rights abuses, Press TV reported Wednesday.The measures, which include assets ... Read more...

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US must end ‘world’s most dangerous place’ Pakistan’s double game on terror: Book (Part-2)


January 8th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
The US-Pakistan relationship has been a fraught one from the day the Central Asian nation broke free from British control to become an Islamic republic in 1947, the report said.There ... Read more...

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Iran executes PMOI party member over ‘enemy of God’ charges


December 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 28 (ANI): Iran has reportedly executed Ali Saremi, a member of the People's Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI) party on Tuesday morning over a Mohareb (an enemy of God) charges.According ... Read more...

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