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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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Iran warns against foreign military intervention in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi Saturday warned against military intervention by foreign forces in Syria, the ISNA news agency reported.If the foreign forces enter ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires 300 km-range missile


August 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday announced it has successfully test-fired a missile with a range of 300 km, state-run IRIB TV reported.The unnamed missile is the fourth generation of ... Read more...

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Iran renews support for Annan’s Syria peace plan


August 1st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 1 (IANS) Iran has reiterated its support for the peace plan proposed by UN-Arab League joint special envoy Kofi Annan to settle the Syrian unrest, Press TV reported ... Read more...

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Iran to file complaint against US, EU over sanctions


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will file a complaint against the US and the European Union (EU) for imposing unilateral sanctions on the country without the approval of the ... Read more...

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Russia-made amphibious plane crashes in Iran


July 30th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russia-made amphibious plane crashed in northern Iran leaving three people injured, Press TV reported.The Aerovolga LA-8 twin-engine amphibious aircraft crashed Sunday as it was ... Read more...

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Iran seizes 2 tonnes of illicit drugs


July 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 28 (IANS) The Iranian police have seized over two tonnes of opium in the country's Hormuzgan province on the rim of the Persian Gulf, Fars news agency reported ... Read more...

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Iran to build new missile, seaplane


July 26th, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will soon start manufacturing a new missile and an indigenous seaplane, Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has said."The production line of high-precision ... Read more...

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Iran can produce n-fuel for vessels, submarines: Official


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran has the know-how to produce nuclear fuel for submarines and commercial ships, a top official has said."We have the capability to design nuclear fuel for ... Read more...

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Iran eyes n-fuel to power ships


July 18th, 2012 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 18 (IANS) Iran will use nuclear fuel to power its merchant vessels, an Iranian MP said Tuesday.The Western sanctions have forced Iran to use nuclear fuel as a ... Read more...

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Egypt to continue transporting Iran oil


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 16 (IANS) Egypt will not stop transporting Iranian oil through the Suez Canal and internal pipelines despite the EU embargo on Tehran's oil exports, RIA Novosti reported.The EU-brokered ... Read more...

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‘Iran foiled many bids to assassinate scientists’


July 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (IANS) Iran has thwarted a number of assassination plots aimed at killing its scientists, according to Iranian Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi.One of the plans that the recently ... Read more...

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US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Iran begins anti-armour missile production


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of a new and advanced laser-guided anti-armour missile that can destroy a "variety of tanks", state-run Press TV reported."The Dehlavieh missile ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy saves Singaporean ship from pirates


July 7th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) The Iranian Navy has saved a Singaporean merchant ship from pirates while it was crossing the Bab-el-Mandeb strait in the Red Sea, the IRNA news agency ... 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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Iran test-fires ballistic missiles


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Tuesday test-fired a number of intermediate range ballistic missiles as part of a large-scale training exercise."Dozens of rockets" of various ranges and ... 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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Iran to hold missile drill


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS) Iran will begin a three-day missile defence exercise Monday, the military said.The exercise dubbed "Great Prophet 7" will be conducted by the aerospace division of the ... Read more...

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Iran summons Afghan envoy over anti-Iran media reports


July 1st, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) Iran summoned the Afghan charge d'affaires in the country to protest recent Afghan media reports that said Tehran was showing ill treatment to illegal Afghan refugees, ... Read more...

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Istanbul to host next Iran n-talks


June 20th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New talks over Iran's nuclear energy between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (Group 5+1) will be held in ... Read more...

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No progress in n-inspection talks with Iran: IAEA


June 9th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) No progress could be made in talks with Iran for finalising a deal to allow greater access to its disputed nuclear programme, Xinhua quoted the International ... Read more...

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Russia supports Iran’s peaceful n-programme: Putin


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia supports Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy and is in constant contact with Tehran on nuclear issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Hubby cuts off wife’s lips, eats them


May 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) An Iranian living in Sweden, suspecting his wife of having an extra-marital affair, chopped off her lips with a knife and ate them. He has been ... Read more...

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Iran not to pursue n-bomb production


May 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Affirming that Iran was not after nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said enriching uranium to 20 percent was his country's right.Ahmadinejad said related countries should ... Read more...

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Man held for spying near Ahmadinejad’s helicopter


May 29th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) A man has been arrested by Iranian security forces on suspicion of spying for an Arab state's intelligence agency, the Fars news agency reported."A person with ... Read more...

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Iran to build another n-plant in 2014


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran will build another nuclear power plant in the country's Bushehr city by early 2014, a top official said.The 1,000 MW project will commence next year, ... 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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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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US to judge Iran’s deal with IAEA on action


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The potential deal between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog on nuclear inspection was a "step forward", said the White House Tuesday while stressing that the ... Read more...

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Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... 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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‘West mulling military action against Iran’


May 21st, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) Some Western countries are still considering a military operation against Iran as an option over its nuclear programme, a Russian minister said Sunday."Russia is concerned that ... Read more...

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