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"Rouhani has every interest in a diplomatic victory to polish the end of his mandate."

Iran has made good on its threat to reduce cooperation with IAEA inspectors, according to a state TV report.

Women cartoon characters must 'wear hijab', rules Iran's <em>Khamenei</em>

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Women cartoon characters must 'wear hijab', rules Iran's Khamenei

Wearing the hijab and modest clothing became mandatory for women in Iran, following the Islamic revolution of 1979.

US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

Iran's homemade Covid vaccine '90% effective'

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Iran's homemade Covid vaccine '90% effective'

Iran's new Covid-19 vaccine is still in the human trials stage, but preliminary results offer hope.

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Iran renews call to US to lift all sanctions

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted that Iran would "immediately reverse" its retaliatory measures if the US "unconditionally & effectively" lifts "all sanctions imposed, re-imposed or re-labelled by Trump".

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Western powers warn Iran against 'dangerous' inspections limit

European powers and the US warned Iran against carrying out a threatened limit to UN nuclear agency inspections.

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Europe-US meeting scheduled as Iran nuclear deadline looms

A meeting between senior European and US diplomats is scheduled to take place on Thursday, days ahead of a deadline set by Iran.

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UN nuclear chief to visit Tehran to discuss inspections

The International Atomic Energy Agency will visit Tehran to discuss inspections of nuclear facilities amid efforts to restart the nuclear deal.

Iran renews pledge against nukes after controversy

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Iran renews pledge against nukes after controversy

Iran's assurances that its nuclear activities remained peaceful came after a minister said it would not be Tehran's fault if the country was ...

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Decision time soon for Biden on Iran nuclear deal

Negotiations with Iran over the next few days are 'imperative', diplomats say.

In Iran standoff, Biden says US won't lift sanctions

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In Iran standoff, Biden says US won't lift sanctions

As Biden settles in to his new title as US president, one of the first ports of call is to confront Iran and the nuclear deal left in tatters.

Iran may pursue nuclear weapon, intel minister warns West

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Iran may pursue nuclear weapon, intel minister warns West

The minister's comments mark a rare occasion that a government official says Iran could reverse course on the nuclear program if sanctions are ...

Iran anger after Russian 'Arabian Gulf' tweet

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Iran anger after Russian 'Arabian Gulf' tweet

The tweet has sparked anger in Iran, where the waterway is referred to as the Persian Gulf.

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Iran says French mediation on nuclear deal unnecessary

Emmanuel Macron said last week he was ready to act as an "honest broker" in talks between the new US administration of President Joe Biden and Tehran.

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Biden: US won't unilaterally lift sanctions on Iran

Biden has made clear he will not unilaterally lift sanctions against Iran, saying it must first adhere to its nuclear deal commitments despite ...

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Iran won't resume nuclear commitments 'until US lifts sanctions'

The 2015 landmark deal has been hanging by a thread since US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it in 2018 and reimpose ...

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Europe, US race to salvage Iran nuclear deal

US President Joe Biden has raised European hopes that a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear drive can be rescued, but a narrow window of opportunity ...

Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

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Iran receives its first batch of foreign coronavirus vaccine

The first batch of 500,000 Russian-made Sputnik V vaccines have arrived in Tehran.

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Iran imposes mandatory quarantine for travellers from Europe

The change in measures came as a health official claimed that the COVIran Barekat had "completely neutralised" the highly infectious variant ...

Biden stops transfer of F-35s to UAE, courts Iran

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Biden stops transfer of F-35s to UAE, courts Iran

US President Joe Biden’s administration has temporarily frozen the transfer of F-35 jets to the UAE and expressed willingness to return to the ...

Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

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Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed news of the vaccine's approval on Monday, expressing hopes of starting "joint ...

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