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UK, France And Germany Claim That Iran has Nuclear Ballistic Missiles


LONDON – Britain, France, and Germany doubled their statement that Iran had ballistic nuclear missiles, following Tehran’s defiant response, Daily Mail reported Friday. A letter sent to the UN Security Council by the European powers’ representatives accused Iran of producing missiles that could carry nuclear bombs. In his next report, …

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Iran Calls for Coalition with States in Region Only


TEHRAN – Iran has called for a coalition that is limited to regional countries, but is also expected to improve military ties with Russia and China, two foreign forces that condemn US-led attempts to isolate the Islamic Republic. Secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, met Foreign …

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Iran Takes Membership in OPCW’s Executive Council


TEHRAN – Iran took membership in the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) during the 24th Annual Conference of members of the Organization, Mehr news reported Friday. As held in the Hague, the Netherlands on Thursday, Iran along with Philippines and the United Arab …

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Iran Hosts Taliban to Discuss Afghan Peace Process

Afghan Taliban

TEHRAN – Iran’s State TV on Wednesday reported that a delegation of the Taliban visited Tehran and discussed efforts to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 18-year war. According to Iran’s State TV, Taliban politburo chief, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, met with Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif. It said …

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Iran, IAEA to Cooperate in Four Nuclear Projects: Envoy


TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to Vienna’s international organizations said the Islamic Republic and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreed to cooperate in the country’s four new nuclear projects. “These programs, worth more than EUR 1million, sponsored by the IAEA, cover a range of areas, including promoting the security and …

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Iran, Russia Energy Ministers Discuss Ties in Moscow


TEHRAN – Iranian Energy Minister and his Russian counterpart, Alexander Novak, discussed on Thursday ways of expanding economic ties between the two countries, with a focus on the energy sector. At the meeting, which was held in Moscow, the ministers conferred on the contents of agreements at the 15th Iran-Russia …

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Khamenei Calls Demonstrators ‘Thugs’ as Protests Spread to 100 Cities

Ayatollah Khamenei

TEHRAN – Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cautiously backed the government’s decision to increase gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread unrest, calling “thugs” those who threatened public property during protests and suggesting a possible crackdown. 80 million people across Iran were shut down by the government to …

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33rd IIU Conference Kicks Off in Tehran


TEHRAN – Iran is hosting the 33rd International Islamic Unity (IIU) Conference marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (Peace be upon Him). The event will be held in Tehran on November 14-16 with the participation of 350 personalities from 93 countries. The conference, which is themed “Ummah unity in …

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