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PM heads to Tehran for NAM summit, Iran ties in focus (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure from West on Iran over its nuclear programme, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Tehran Tuesday to attend the Non-Aligned Movement ... 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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US Congress passes new sanctions against Iran


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US Congress has passed additional sanctions seeking to further stifle Iran's oil exports, just a day after President Barack Obama announced new measures to ... Read more...

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Iran to shut Hormuz Strait if threatened: Officials


July 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The strategic Strait of Hormuz may be closed if Iran's security is threatened, top Iranian officials have said."We do have the plan to close the Strait ... Read more...

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Iran threatens legal action over oil embargo


July 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS) Iran has called the Western sanctions "unproductive" and threatened to take legal action against the European oil embargo.Chief of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and ... Read more...

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China opposes unilateral sanctions against Iran


July 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) China has reiterated its opposition to unilateral sanctions against Iran.The Chinese foreign ministry expressed the country's opposition again after Washington exempted China and Singapore from ... Read more...

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Israel to hand over historical building to Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 26 (IANS) Sergei Courtyard compound, one of the most important heritage sites in Jerusalem, is all set to officially come under Russian ownership following an agreement between ... Read more...

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EU to enforce Iran oil embargo from July onwards


June 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil to be enforced from July 1 onwards.The EU Foreign Affairs Council made the decision ... Read more...

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Russia warns against unilateral sanctions on Iran


June 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is opposed to unilateral sanctions against Iran, and wants action based on UN resolutions, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are against any forcible action ... Read more...

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US exempts seven countries from sanctions


June 12th, 2012 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) The US will exempt seven economies, including India and Sri Lanka from sanctions, as a result of their significant reduction of oil purchase from Iran, ... Read more...

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India, US to hold strategic dialogue, Iran high on agenda


June 8th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India and the US will hold their third strategic dialogue June 13 that will see the two countries expand their cooperation across the spectrum, ... Read more...

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Iran questions upcoming n-talks ‘with no agenda’


June 7th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has said the EU's failure to arrange experts' meeting for drafting an agenda about the nuclear talks has created an atmosphere of doubt and ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss Iran


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India and China are expected to hold bilateral talks on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Beijing later this week to review the progress ... Read more...

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Iran talks resume in Baghdad


May 24th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and the group of international negotiators - the five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany - Thursday started a new round of ... Read more...

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Oil rebounds ahead of Iran talks


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) US crude prices rebounded Monday after six straight days of declines ahead of another round of Iran nuclear talks May 23.The head of the International ... 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 not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat an iota from its rights


May 12th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation ... Read more...

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Remove sanction, Iran tells West


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.The parties involved in the ... Read more...

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Israel leaders misleading public on Iran: Ex-security chief


April 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The former chief of Israel's domestic intelligence agency has accused the country's leadership of "misleading" the public on the merits of a possible military strike on ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria, Iran


April 24th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence"."I've signed an executive order that ... Read more...

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`Iran’s oil production to fall 500,000 barrels per day’


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, April 11 (IANS) Iran's crude oil production is expected to fall by about 500,000 barrels per day by the end of this year due to a lack of investment ... Read more...

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Enough global oil to sideline Iran: Obama


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has approved new sanctions against Iran, saying there was sufficient oil in the world market to allow countries to cut Iranian ... Read more...

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US expands sanctions on Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US Wednesday expanded its sanctions against Iran to cover the shipping industry associated with the country's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).The Treasury Department said ... Read more...

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Obama extends sanctions against Iran


March 14th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has signed an order to extend sanctions against Iran that were imposed in 1995, the White House reported Tuesday."Because the ... Read more...

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India’s growing economy gives good opportunity to boost ties: Iran


March 11th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 10 (IANS) The chief of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Saturday said the Indian economy provides a good opportunity for Iran to cooperate and interact with ... Read more...

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Amid sanctions, Indian business delegation heads to Iran


March 9th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Amid US sanctions and accelerated efforts by the West to isolate Iran, a mammoth Indian trade delegation Friday left for Tehran to explore business opportunities ... Read more...

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India warns against ‘disastrous’ conflict over Iran


March 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Asserting that media has presented a distorted picture of its relations with Iran, India has warned against letting the Iran situation escalate into a "disastrous" conflict ... Read more...

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Russia seeks compromise on Iran sanctions


March 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will push for talks to scrap unilateral sanctions against Iran if it allows the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to control Iranian nuclear activity, ... Read more...

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US asking India to ‘wean’ from Iranian crude


February 18th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) As the US imposed new sanctions against Iran, Washington said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do, particularly to ... Read more...

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Thursday extended its sanctions against Iran, the State Department said."Today the United States government took three separate sanctions actions against Iran's primary intelligence ... Read more...

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Russia rules out Iran sanctions


February 16th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has ruled out backing western sanctions against Iran, saying they are aimed at regime change in Tehran."Somebody may be viewing the current situation as ... Read more...

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Iran: EU seeks India’s leverage, Manmohan backs diplomacy


February 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The European Union, which has imposed fresh sanctions against Iran, Friday asked India to use its leverage to broker talks with Tehran over its ... Read more...

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Obama orders freeze on Iranian property


February 7th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has ordered the freezing of Iran's property under American jurisdiction, including that of the country's central bank, the White House said.The ... Read more...

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N-deal, Iran sanction to figure in Mathai’s talks in US


February 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, sanctions against Iran and the Af-Pak situation are among the host of bilateral and regional issues expected to figure ... Read more...

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