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Almost 4 thousand protesters arrested in Iran

Some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, an Iranian reformist lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi said. The official news website of the Iranian parliament, …

Iran and EU to discuss US destructive policy

Iran and three members of European Union will hold a consultative meeting on the 2015 nuclear agreement, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. The minister stressed significance of the nuclear deal …

Iran bans teaching of English in schools - media

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said. "Teaching English in government and non-government primary schools in the official curriculum is against laws and regulations," the …

Iran unblocks access to Telegram

Iran’s authorities have fully unblocked access to Telegram messenger following a ban imposed amid anti-government protests, TASS reported on Sunday citing the Fars news agency. Access to Instagram and Telegram social networks has …

Ex-Iranian President reportedly arrested

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reportedly been placed under house arrest for criticizing current President Hassan Rouhani and inciting unrest, Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported, citing “reliable sources …

4.7 magnitude quake hits Iran

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit Iran not far from the border with Iraq on Saturday, reports. The epicenter was located at the depth of 20 kilometers. No reports on casualties and damages have been reported. …

US should be warned against scrapping of JCPOA

First deputy head of the international committee of the Federation Council, Vladimir Jabarov, said that Western partners should warn the US against the scrapping or changes in the terms of the nuclear deal with Iran. He expressed the …

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Iran

The UN Security Council will meet Friday afternoon to discuss the crisis in Iran after the United States asked the body to address deadly protests there, Sputnik reports citing a source. "The UNSC meeting is scheduled for 3 …