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Kerry, Ashton To Meet Zarif In Oman Over Iran Nuclear Crisis

Washington says that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Oman on November 9 through 10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear crisis. More

IAEA Tells Iran To Prove Nuclear Intent

The head of the UN nuclear agency says Iran needs to take “concrete actions” to prove that all of its nuclear activities are peaceful. More

Iran Rejects Western Criticism Of Human Rights Record

Iran has rejected Western criticism of its human rights record during a meeting of a UN human rights body in Geneva. More

Iran Claims To Foil Sabotage Attempt On Heavy Water Tanks

Iranian authorities claim they have thwarted a sabotage attempt on containers used for transporting heavy water, a key component in nuclear reactors. More

Iranian Parliament Rejects Rohani Nominee

Iran's parliament has rejected President Hassan Rohani's nominee for the post of science minister, saying he is not fully committed to Islamic values. More

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Latest Blog Posts

Iran Defeating IS With 'Ideas' Not Arms

A senior Iranian hard-line cleric has said that Iranian Qods Force Commander Major General Qassem Suleimani's ideas are more effective against Islamic State (IS) militants than arms. More

As West Applauds Kurdish Female Fighters, Iran Praises Peshmerga 'Elders'

While Western media and social networks have lauded the courage of young Kurdish female fighters, the Iranian press has praised their older, male Iraqi Peshmerga counterparts. More
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Features & Commentary

Iranian Lawmakers Look To Protect Vigilantes Of Islamic Justice

As Iran's parliament debates a bill that would give protection to citizens who take it upon themselves to defend Islamic values, critics warn that they risk fueling tension and normalizing violence against women.

Iran's Isfahan Outraged Over Acid Attacks

A spate of vicious acid attacks on women has sown fear in the Iranian city of Isfahan.

Desired Traits Of A Nameless Soldier Of The Hidden Imam

Are you virtuous, pious, and committed to learning the language of the enemy? You just might have what it takes to be an Iranian intelligence officer.

Falling Oil Prices Spell Trouble For Some, But Could Also Boost Global Growth

The price of oil has fallen some 20 percent since June, spelling big trouble for oil exporting countries like Russia and Iran. What's behind the drop?

Six Iranian Filmmakers Launch Campaign Urging Deal Over Nuclear Crisis

A group of six internationally-known Iranian filmmakers have started an Internet campaign urging Tehran and world powers to reach a deal to end the crisis over Tehran's nuclear program.

Coalition Of One: Iran Leads Own Fight Against Islamic State

Iran is not part of the international coalition against Islamic State militants. But it is waging a war of its own with the group that is likely to overlap with the U.S.-led effort in unpredictable ways.

Tehran In No Mood To Laugh At Khomeini Jokes

Jokes mocking Islamic republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, spread widely on social media, have attracted the attention of the authorities.
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