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AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots

Iran Related News - 2 hours 27 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press.
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Iran disrupted plots by spies to recruit nuclear experts, official says

Iran Related News - 3 hours 6 min ago
Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press.
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AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts plots by foreign spies to damage its nuclear program

Iran Related News - 3 hours 7 min ago
Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press.
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Iran unveils new missile, radar systems

Iran Related News - 3 hours 50 min ago
TEHRAN - Iran unveiled a new surface-to-air missile Tuesday and two radar systems it said would improve its defences against "enemies". The military ceremony came just one week after Iran said it downed an Israeli spy drone that had reportedly been deployed above the Natanz uranium enrichment site in central Iran. The Talash-3 (Effort-3, in Persian) missile is capable of hitting targets at ...
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Iran boasts of nuclear energy potential

Iran Related News - 6 hours 19 min ago
Daniel J. Graeber TEHRAN, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Following an announcement of new U.S. sanctions on Iran, an energy official in Tehran said the country is looking to vastly expand its nuclear power capacity.
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Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

Iran Related News - 6 hours 20 min ago
Tehran, Iran — Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.
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Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

Iran Related News - 9 hours 5 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.
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Iran aiming for nuclear accord, says foreign minister

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 21:47
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he had "good discussions" Monday with EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and Tehran was committed to an accord over its contested nuclear programme. Iran wants progress on the issue, Zarif was cited as saying by the Belga state news agency after a meeting with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders. He said he was "fairly optimistic ...
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Iran's Zarif 'quite optimistic' of Iran nuclear agreement

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 19:34
By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif voiced optimism after talks with European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton on Monday that a dispute over Tehran's nuclear program can be resolved by a Nov. 24 deadline. "I am quite optimistic after discussions with Lady Ashton that we can in fact resolve this issue in time," Zarif said after what he ...
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Iran's Leaders Fight Over 'Immoral' Mobile Internet

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 17:20
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has refuted claims from a prominent cleric that high-speed mobile internet is immoral and un-Islamic, urging religious leaders not to "close the gates to the world". Introducing 3G internet to Iran would go against "religion, morality and humanity", Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi said in a recent statement. Three companies have been issued 3G licenses in Iran ...
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Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:46
Iran's president urged the country's clerics Monday to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic. ...
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Iran clerics 'must accept internet'

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:08
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urges Iran's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies after recent criticism from hardliners.
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Iran agrees on gas export volume with Oman - Fars

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 15:07
Iran has agreed to export 20 million cubic meters per day (mcm/d) of gas to Oman, Iran's oil minister was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency, indicating the two sides had agreed on terms after years of talks. Energy-hungry Oman first agreed to buy gas from Iran as long ago as 2005, but price disagreements and Western sanctions that have stunted Iranian energy projects ...
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After deadline, Iran says it is still working on nuclear steps for IAEA

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 14:48
By Michelle Moghtader and Fredrik Dahl DUBAI/VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran held talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday about its investigation into suspicions that Tehran has conducted atomic bomb research, and is still committed to implementing agreed transparency measures, official media reported on Monday. Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Reza Najafi, appeared to ...
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Report: Former Iran vice president convicted

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 13:37
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former vice president has been convicted of a charge that includes a prison term and a cash fine, a spokesman for the Islamic Republic's judiciary said Monday, though details about the case were not announced.
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Ayatollah Urges Iran To Boycott 'Immoral' High-Speed Mobile Data

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:11
Iran's President has appealed to religious clerics to allow 3G mobile internet.
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Iran FM to meet EU's Ashton in Brussels Monday

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:19
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was to hold talks with top EU diplomat Catherine Ashton in Brussels Monday, following fresh US sanctions on entities linked to Tehran's nuclear programme. Ashton, the EU foreign policy chief, has shepherded year-long talks between Iran and major powers, aiming for a comprehensive deal to end a decade-long dispute over the Islamic republic's nuclear ...
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Iran's president urges clerics to be more tolerant of Internet, new technologies

Iran Related News - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 08:38
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, saying Iran cannot "close the gates to the world." Rouhani made the appeal during a meeting with clerics in Tehran on Monday, saying that Internet is important for all aspiring students and experts trying to access new knowledge and science.
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Report: Iran car crash kills 14, including Afghans

Iran Related News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:51
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A news agency in Iran is reporting that a car crash involving Afghan migrants has killed 14 people.
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Iran says possible response to new U.S. sanctions could not be 'pleasant'

Iran Related News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:37
Iranian leaders reacted with dismay to Friday's announcement that Washington was going to penalize a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran, most of which are tied to a decade-old dispute about its nuclear program. Washington said the moves were a signal that there would be no let-up of sanctions while international talks were ...
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