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In America
October 19, 2017 4:23 am gmt |
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The United States accused Iran on Wednesday (October 18) of violating several United Nations Security Council resolutions, saying it would no longer “turn a blind eye” and asking the 15-member council of Tehran’s behavior: “where’s the outrage?” U.S. President Dona...
In Canada
October 17, 2017 9:39 am gmt |
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A delegation from Global Affairs Canada has traveled to Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials in the continuation of efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the Canadian diplomatic team’s trav...
In World
October 14, 2017 5:32 am gmt |
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People in Tehran watched with bated breath as U.S. President Donald Trump announced during a live broadcast on Friday (October 13) a major shift in U.S. policy towards Iran. Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Teh...
In America
October 14, 2017 3:53 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday (October 13) in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it. Trump announced the major shift in U.S. policy in a ...
In America
October 12, 2017 3:54 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (October 11) appeared to confirm he had North Korea in mind last week when he described a gathering of military leaders as “the calm before the storm.” In an interview with U.S. network Fox News, Trump was asked what he meant with the cryptic phras...
In America
October 7, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the administration’s birth control decision and was asked repeatedly on Friday (October 6) to explain President Trump’s “calm before the storm” remark. After discussing Iran and North Korea with U.S. military leaders on Thu...
In World
November 25, 2016 5:29 am gmt |
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Some 100 people, most of them Shia pilgrims from Iran and Afghanistan, have been killed in a truck bomb attack in Iraq, officials say. The blast struck at a petrol station and restaurant near Hilla, some 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad. Busloads of pilgrims had stopped there on their way home from...
In Europe
June 23, 2016 12:23 pm gmt |
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday (June 22). Zarif, who is visiting the French capital as part of a European tour, met with the foreign affairs commission of the French Senate in Paris earlier in t...
In India
May 23, 2016 12:17 pm gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (May 23) held delegation-level talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran to improve bilateral ties. The two sides reportedly discussed issues related to trade, energy, regional connectivity and infrastructure. The Indian delegation included fo...
In India
May 23, 2016 9:47 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday (May 22) on a two-day bilateral visit. His first step was at the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara, a Sikh shrine, where he offered prayers to the deity and took blessings from priests. He said he feels blessed to start hi...
In World
May 18, 2016 11:06 am gmt |
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Iran and Croatia moved to boost bilateral ties on Wednesday (May 18) on the second day of the Croatian president’s visit to the Islamic Republic. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrived in Tehran on Tuesday, at the invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Following a meeting between t...
In World
May 1, 2016 11:47 am gmt |
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Reformists supporting the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have gained a majority in parliament after a run-off vote of the Islamic Republic’s parliamentary elections held on Friday. Results released by local news agencies show that moderates and reformists have outgained the conservatives, gaining t...
In World
April 18, 2016 8:28 am gmt |
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Iran will put pressure on the United States for better implementation of last year’s nuclear deal on Washington’s part and the inclusion of Tehran in the global financial system, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday. Despite the nuclear agreement reached between ...
In World
March 10, 2016 9:28 am gmt |
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U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Wednesday called for sanctions against Iran after the Islamic Republic brushed off U.S. concerns and test-fired two ballistic missiles that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel. Iranian state television showed footage of two Qadr ...
In World
February 28, 2016 11:11 am gmt |
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has earned an emphatic vote of confidence and reformist partners secured surprise gains in parliament in early results from elections that could accelerate the Islamic Republic’s emergence from years of isolation. As of 0900 GMT on Sunday, latest results showed ...
In World
February 27, 2016 9:02 am gmt |
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The entire adult male population of a village in southern Iran has been executed for drug offences, according to Iran’s vice-president for women and family affairs. The matter came to light earlier this week after Shahindokht Molaverdi revealed it during an interview with the semi-official Mehr news ...
In World
February 27, 2016 7:53 am gmt |
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Reformists and moderate conservatives were leading in parliamentary elections according to early results on Saturday, an indication President Hassan Rouhani may face a more friendly house to pursue his domestic agenda. Early returns from Friday’s polls show that none of the three competing poli...
In World
February 26, 2016 9:25 am gmt |
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cast his vote in twin elections on Friday (February 26) for the country’s parliament and leadership body. After voting the Iranian President said he had reports of “massive turnout” at the polling stations. Rouhani, a pragmatist whose moderate allies...
In World
February 26, 2016 7:19 am gmt |
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At least 12 people have been killed in a double suicide bombing targeting a mosque frequented by Shia worshippers in the northwest of the Iraqi capital, police said. “Two suicide bombers wearing explosive belts blew themselves up in front of the Rasul al-Azam (mosque) in the Shuala districtR...