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US and EU diplomats have said they won't respond to Iranian 'provocations'

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

France says Iran 'illegally' holding French national since May

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France says Iran 'illegally' holding French national since May

A French national has been held in Iran since May last year, Paris said on Wednesday.

Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

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Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing ...

China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point’

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China says Iran nuclear issue at 'critical point’

China has said that issues relating to Iran’s nuclear programme are reaching a critical point and sanctions must be lifted.

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Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

Iran is allegedly receiving jet duel from Venezuela in exchange for gasoline as part of a 'swap deal' concocted by both countries’ oil firms, reports claim.

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Iraqi militia denies involvement in attacks against US forces

Kataeb Hezbollah, an Iraq paramilitary group considered to be among those closest to Iran, denied their involvement in recent attack against US ...

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

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UN nuclear watchdog 'deeply concerned' over Iran site

The UN's atomic watchdog said it was 'deeply concerned' by the possible presence of nuclear material at an undeclared site in Iran.

UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

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European countries condemn Iran over UN inspection limits

In a joint statement, the three European powers urged Iran to "stop and reverse all measures that reduce transparency and to ensure full and ...

South Korea, <em>Tehran</em> agree 'proposals' on oil billions: Seoul

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South Korea, Tehran agree 'proposals' on oil billions: Seoul

South Korea's foreign ministry said Iran agreed to Seoul's "proposals" to use the fund, without giving details.

Iran imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections: report

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Iran imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections: report

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

South Korea agrees to partial release of Iranian funds

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South Korea agrees to partial release of Iranian funds

Iran says it has 'close to $10 billion' held in South Korean banks.

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

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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.

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US in communication with Iran over detained Americans

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that the US is in communication with Iran over detained dual nationals.

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EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

The EU on Monday warned Myanmar's military rulers it "stands ready" to impose sanctions over their coup.

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Iran says IAEA chief visit led to 'significant achievement'

Iran on Monday hailed as a "significant achievement" the outcome of a visit by the head of the UN nuclear watchdog.

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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.

IAEA says Iran will offer inspectors ‘less access’

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IAEA says Iran will offer inspectors ‘less access’

IAEA has revealed that whilst Iran is allowing inspectors access, it will not be unlimited.

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'Temporary solution' found ahead of Iran nuclear deadline: IAEA

The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog said that a three-month "temporary solution" had been found to allow the agency's monitoring in Iran to ...

Iran mulls EU-proposed 'informal meeting' with US

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Iran mulls EU-proposed 'informal meeting' with US

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said Iran is studying a European Union proposal for an informal meeting between current members of ...

Iran says talks with IAEA chief 'fruitful'

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Iran says talks with IAEA chief 'fruitful'

The result of the talks will be released later on Sunday, Tehran's ambassador to the UN agency said.

UN nuclear chief starts <em>Tehran</em> talks as deadline looms

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UN nuclear chief starts Tehran talks as deadline looms

The talks with IAEA chief Rafael Grossi come ahead of an end-of-Sunday deadline to limit inspections by the UN nuclear watchdog.

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