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IAEA Chief Heads To Tehran

The head of the UN nuclear agency (IAEA) is visiting Tehran on July 1 as nuclear negotiations between Iran and six major powers were extended for another week. More

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended

Iran and six world powers have given themselves until July 7 to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement. More

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran's Zarif Says Nuke Deal 'Possible'

Iran's foreign minister says he believes it is "possible" to reach an agreement as negotiations with world powers are set to go past the June 30 target date without a deal. More

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume

A senior U.S. official said Iran nuclear negotiations will go past the June 30 deadline. More

Iran: Nuclear Deal Possible If No 'Excessive Demands'

Iran will reach a nuclear deal with world powers if the other side does not make "excessive demands," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in Vienna on June 27 for the final stage of talks. More

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Iranian Ex-President Says U.S. Seeks Arrest Of Hidden Imam

Former Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad is making headlines again with his claims that U.S. authorities are investigating a figure who according to Shi'a Islam will return to impose justice on earth after 10 centuries in hiding. More

Iranian Hard-Liners Protest Women's Presence In Sports Stadiums

A decision by the Iranian government to allow a limited number of women to attend male sporting events has angered hard-liners, who staged a June 17 protest in Tehran. More
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Features & Commentary

Critics Of Nuclear Deal Go On The Offensive Ahead Of Deadline

Even before the deadline for a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran, critics were ratcheting up their calls for Washington to take a tougher line in negotiations.

Benevolent Matchmaker Or Intrusive Busybody? Iran Takes Marriage Drive Online

Facing a "family crisis," Iran's ruling establishment wants more young people to get married. But some Iranians are giving a new state-endorsed matchmaking website a chilly reception, fearing the authorities are fishing for information about their personal lives and political leanings.

Iran's Nuclear 'Diplomatic Warriors' Are Back In Vogue

It looks like there's an effort afoot in Iran to keep the establishment reading from the same script ahead of a June 30 deadline for nuclear negotiations with the international community.

Iraqi Battle Plans Altered By IS Capture Of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS) militants has changed the way Iraq is trying to confront the Sunni-led extremists -- with Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia fighters being brought in to defend Sunni tribal lands.
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