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 Iranian foreign ministry condemns new US sanctions

Iranian foreign ministry condemns new US sanctions

Iranian foreign ministry criticised new US sanctions on its missile programme, saying they would undermine a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. "Iran condemns the US administration's ill will in its effort to reduce the …

Iran#039s re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Iran's re-engagement with the world at stake in Friday presidential vote

Iranian establishment figures may want to keep Rouhani in power to avoid being cast back into isolation

US prolongs embargo on Iran#039s oil

US prolongs embargo on Iran's oil

US President Donald Trump has decided to prolong the embargo imposed on Iran's oil, but added that the US didn’t intend to limit Iran’s ability to sell oil.  In a memo to State Secretary …

Mirsalim has not plans to quit presidential race

Mirsalim has not plans to quit presidential race

Iranian presidential candidate, member of Iran’s Expediency Council Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim said that he will not drop out of the race, the Iranian media reported. Thus, Mirsalim refuted the Islamic coalition's …

US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

US President Donald Trump extended wide sanctions relief for Iran called for under a 2015 international nuclear deal even as he imposed narrow penalties on Iranian and Chinese figures for supporting Iran's ballistic missile …

Turn in Iranian Presidential Caign

Turn in Iranian Presidential Campaign

Rivals Unite to Oust Rouhani as Iran Election Enters Final Days

Iran#039s Interior ministry to announce election results all at once

Iran's Interior ministry to announce election results all at once

The results of the country’s upcoming presidential election will be announced all at once, and not at different stages, Iran’s interior minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli said. Speaking at a television …

 Rouhani: I not to allow western sanctions to come back

Rouhani: I not to allow western sanctions to come back

Iran's presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani promised that sanctions will never be allowed to come back to the country, if he wins in the elections on May 19. Rouhani noted that his administration has always tried …

Will Rouhani lose elections?

Will Rouhani lose elections?

The rating of the conservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi exceeded the rating of the current president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, supported by the reformers, the Fars agency reports with reference to the survey …

Tehran Rail Expo 2017 opened in Iran#039s capital

Tehran Rail Expo 2017 opened in Iran's capital

The fifth international rail and rail industries exhibition Tehran Rail Expo 2017 has opened in Iran. Some 160 Iranian and 130 foreign companies from Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, France, India, Ukraine, Turkey, New Zealand, Italy, …

Tehran mayor quits presidential race, backs Raisi

Tehran mayor quits presidential race, backs Raisi

Tehran Mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf quit the Iranian presidential race, backing instead hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's vote. Ghalibaf, a former Revolutionary Guards commander and police …

 Rouhani warns Iranians about possibility of new sanctions

Rouhani warns Iranians about possibility of new sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani warned that hardliners in the country will make the sanctions come back on Iran if his conservative rivals win the upcoming presidential election. Rouhani said that he was not into …

About 67% of Iranians to vote in presidential elections

About 67% of Iranians to vote in presidential elections

Some 66.7 percent of respondents to a survey carried out by the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on May 7-8 said they will participate in Iran’s May 19 presidential elections. The survey was carried out randomly asking 6,089 …

Quake kills 2, injures 400 in northeastern Iran

Quake kills 2, injures 400 in northeastern Iran

At least two people have been killed and as many as 400 other injured as a 5.7-Richter scale earthquake rocked northeastern Iran, Press TV reports. The quake struck late on Saturday, in North Khorasan Province’s capital Bojnourd …

Azerbaijani men#039s artistic gymnastics team wins silver at Islamic Games in Baku

Azerbaijani men's artistic gymnastics team wins silver at Islamic Games in Baku

he Azerbaijani men’s national team in artistic gymnastics, consisting of Murad Agharzayev, Bence Talas and Timur Bairamov, has won a silver medal in the team standings at the 4th Islamic …

Security Forces foil terrorists#039 plot in Iran

Security Forces foil terrorists' plot in Iran

The Iranian security forces defused the plan of a terrorist cell that sought to conduct sabotage acts against the country, Fars News Agency reports. "The security forces' intelligence superiority during a specialized and …

US: Nuclear weapons are not Iran#039s only problem

US: Nuclear weapons are not Iran's only problem

Is Tillerson signaling a change in U.S. Iran policy?

Saeedreza Keikha: Baku hosts Islamic Games perfectly

Saeedreza Keikha: Baku hosts Islamic Games perfectly

Baku hosts the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games perfectly, Iranian gymnast Saeedreza Keikha said today in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza. "Baku once again hosts international competitions perfectly. …

Rouhani says not to discard cash subsidies plan

Rouhani says not to discard cash subsidies plan

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said he will not discard the cash subsidies plan if made president for a second term, Trend reports. Speaking on a live debate show with rivals, Rouhani said his potential …

Iran: Situation before the elections

Iran: Situation before the elections

Rouhani and his two opponents - Raisi and Ghalibaf, will be the most popular candidates