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Iran aiming for nuclear accord, says foreign minister

Iran Related News - 2 hours 57 min ago
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 - 5 hours 10 min ago
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 - 7 hours 24 min ago
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 clerics 'must accept internet'

Iran Related News - 9 hours 36 min ago
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 - 9 hours 36 min ago
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 - 9 hours 56 min ago
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 - 11 hours 7 min ago
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 - 13 hours 33 min ago
Iran's President has appealed to religious clerics to allow 3G mobile internet.
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Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

Iran Related News - 14 hours 47 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics 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 FM to meet EU's Ashton in Brussels Monday

Iran Related News - 15 hours 25 min ago
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 - 16 hours 5 min ago
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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Iran says possible response to new US sanctions could not be "pleasant"

Iran Related News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 10:30
Washington said the moves were a signal that there would be no let-up of sanctions while international talks were underway to ease the economic measures in exchange for Iran's agreement to curb its nuclear activities.. Iran says its nuclear programme is for civilians ends only and denies allegations from the West that it may want to develop nuclear weapons. On Saturday President Hassan Rouhani ...
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Iran FM says ready to meet Saudi counterpart

Iran Related News - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:13
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Sunday he is ready to meet his Saudi Arabian counterpart on the sidelines of next month's UN General Assembly and to visit the Gulf powerhouse later this year.
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Spain ease past Iran for 90-60 blow out.

Iran Related News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 23:15
Spain destroy Iran to come away with a 30 point win on the back of strong performances by the Gasol brothers. Despite decent performances from Haddadi and Kamrani Iran could do very little to stop a dominant Spanish team from blowing them away in their opening match ofthe FIBA world cup. Marc finished with a double double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Pau exploded for 33 points on 12-20 ...
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Iran: Sanctions crime against humanity

Iran Related News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 22:18
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called new U.S. penalties against firms violating sanctions against Iran illegal and a crime against humanity, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
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Iran says fresh US sanctions have deepened mistrust

Iran Related News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 21:06
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday condemned a new round of American sanctions linked to his country's nuclear activities, saying mistrust had been "further deepened" by the fresh measures. The latest sanctions -- which Washington said were levelled because of support for terrorism and as punishment for existing restrictions being skirted -- come despite Iran's ongoing talks with the ...
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Iran says new US sanctions 'deepen' mistrust

Iran Related News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 20:26
Iranian president slams new sanctions, saying they will hamper ongoing negotiations about country's nuclear programme.
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Iran says new US curbs conflict with spirit of nuclear talks

Iran Related News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 16:07
* Rouhani says new sanctions unconstructive * President says nation united behind the "tough" talks * Iran appears to miss deadline on probe of research (Adds IAEA probe, talks on that continuing) By Michelle Moghtader and Fredrik Dahl DUBAI/VIENNA, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday new U.S. The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other ...
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