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We have started to collect the most important news related to Iran in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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VIDEO: Rare diary of Armenian mass killings

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 11:13
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Iranian author Mohammed Ali Jamalzadeh recalls the "brutal and shocking" atrocities he witnessed by the Ottomans against the Armenians during World War One.
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VIDEO: Yemenis desperate for end to violence

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 15:52
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of using the conflict and backing the Houthi rebels to create a pro-Shia 'Yemeni Hezbollah'.
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US sends carrier to Yemen patrols

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 10:20
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

The US sends an aircraft carrier to boost its patrols off Yemen, amid suspicions an Iranian naval convoy is carrying arms intended for Yemeni Houthi rebels.
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'Spy charge' for US reporter in Iran

Monday, April 20th 2015, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, who was detained nine months ago in Iran, is facing four charges including espionage, his lawyer says.
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Iran to give Australia IS data

Monday, April 20th 2015, 2:43
related countries: Australia Australia, Iraq Iraq

Australia and Iran will share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announces.
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US Congress to have say on Iran deal

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 20:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress, White House

The US Congress will have a say on a nuclear deal with Iran, under a new agreement reached with the White House.
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US concern over Iran missile deal

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 3:39
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Kremlin

The US raises concerns with Russia after the Kremlin lifted a ban on supplying Iran with S-300 air defence missile systems.
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Russia unfreezes Iran arms delivery

Monday, April 13th 2015, 19:19
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Tehran

Russia lifts a ban on supplying Iran with an advanced air defence missile system, after Tehran struck an interim deal to curb its nuclear activities.
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Iran halts Saudi pilgrimage flights

Monday, April 13th 2015, 11:29
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Iran suspends flights for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia following the alleged sexual assaults of two Iranian boys in Jeddah.
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Obama bemoans 'partisanship' on Iran

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 7:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

US President Barack Obama rebukes Republicans in Congress, saying that partisanship over the Iran nuclear deal has gone too far.
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Iran: No guarantee of nuclear deal

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 19:47

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns against seeing a preliminary nuclear deal as the guarantee of a final accord with world powers.
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Khamenei condemns Yemen 'genocide'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 15:27
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, Yemen Yemen

Iran's supreme leader condemns as "genocide" the military intervention in Yemen by his country's main regional rival, Saudi Arabia.
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US warns Iran over Yemen 'support'

Thursday, April 9th 2015, 9:41
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

US Secretary of State John Kerry warns Iran over its alleged support for Houthi rebels in Yemen as fighting intensifies in the city of Aden.
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Iran-Pakistan border guards killed

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 15:54
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Eight Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with gunmen in a province near Pakistan, Iranian media say.
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Obama: US will be there for Israel

Tuesday, April 7th 2015, 1:39
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

President Obama seeks to reassure Israel that the US remains its staunchest supporter, amid Israeli fears about a deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Iran nuclear deal has hungry investors circling

Monday, April 6th 2015, 13:12

Hungry investors circle as Iran anticipates sanctions' end
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Behind the scenes at Lausanne

Sunday, April 5th 2015, 15:38

Fiery atmosphere behind the scenes at Iran nuclear talks
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Obama 'confident' of Iran success

Saturday, April 4th 2015, 8:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

President Obama begins his push to persuade sceptical members of the US Congress to back the Iran nuclear agreement.
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Iran president vows to abide by deal

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 21:46

President Hassan Rouhani vows Iran will abide by the terms of the preliminary nuclear deal with world powers, so long as they do too.
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Iran hardliners attack nuclear deal

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 14:02

Hardliners in Iran criticise the preliminary agreement with world powers on their country's nuclear programme, while many other Iranians celebrate.
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VIDEO: LIVE: Iran leader on nuclear agreement

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 14:01

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is speaking about the framework agreement on the country's nuclear programme.
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Iranians celebrate nuclear deal in Tehran and online

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 10:51
related places: Tehran

Iranians hail nuclear breakthrough in streets and online
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VIDEO: Iranians celebrate nuclear agreement

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 4:18

Iranians celebrate an outline agreement on the future shape of the country's nuclear programme, reached after marathon talks between Iran and six major powers.
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Obama hails Iran nuclear agreement

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 3:57

Barack Obama says a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear programme could peacefully resolve "one of the greatest threats to our security".
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'Historic' Iran nuclear deal reached

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 23:45

An outline agreement on the future shape of the Iranian nuclear programme is reached after marathon talks between Iran and six major powers.
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VIDEO: Obama welcomes Iran nuclear deal

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 19:09
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

President Obama welcomes the outline agreement reached between Iran and six major powers in Switzerland.
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Complex details delay Iran deal

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 10:02

Negotiations for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme stretch into a second extended day, with reports of progress but no final result.
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Further delay to Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 20:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme will overrun to at least Thursday morning, two days after the original deadline, the US says.
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Deadline for Iran talks extended

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 23:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Nuclear talks between world powers and Iran will continue past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, US officials say.
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VIDEO: Deadline day for Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 5:57
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.
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Iran nuclear talks near key deadline

Monday, March 30th 2015, 16:57

Last hours of intensive diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Switzerland ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a long-awaited deal.
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Iran nuclear negotiations intensify

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 21:57
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Six world powers and Iran intensify talks in Lausanne, as a deadline to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme looms.
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VIDEO: Growing hope for Iran nuclear deal

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 3:33

There is growing optimism that an agreement can be reached on Iran's nuclear programme ahead of Tuesday's deadline, although some critical sticking points remain.
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Iran nuclear talks 'enter endgame'

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 15:54
related places: March

Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.
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Shia militia 'in Tikrit pullback'

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 15:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Tikrit

A US general says Iranian-backed Shia militia in Iraq are no longer leading the battle to recapture Tikrit from Islamic State.
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Yemen crisis: An Iranian-Saudi battleground?

Wednesday, March 25th 2015, 1:44
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

How an impending civil war could pull in regional powers
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Israel denies spying on Iran talks

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:04
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israel denies a report that it spied on Iran's nuclear talks with the US and other world powers in order to build a case against a deal.
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No bad deal with Iran, powers vow

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 22:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Western powers meeting in London promise they will not accept a "bad deal" with Iran on its nuclear activity, as deadlines for agreement loom.
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Iran upbeat over nuclear talks

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 19:45

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says progress in talks with world powers could lead to a final deal in the dispute over its nuclear programme.
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Obama urges 'historic' Iran deal

Friday, March 20th 2015, 12:14
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama tells the Iranian people a nuclear deal presents a rare chance to transform the two countries' relationship.
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VIDEO: Obama to Iran: 'Days ahead critical'

Friday, March 20th 2015, 2:19
related places: In

In a message celebrating the Iranian New Year, Mr Obama said the two nations have an historic opportunity that should not be missed.
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John Kerry gets his bike fixed

Wednesday, March 18th 2015, 14:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry paid an unscheduled visit to a small shop in Switzerland to get his bike fixed while on a break from nuclear talks with Iran.
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Kurds attack Baghdad over funds

Tuesday, March 17th 2015, 15:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

A senior Iraqi Kurdish official criticises Baghdad for withholding funds from Iraqi Kurdistan while financing the administration of areas under Islamic State control.
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VIDEO: US 'could walk away' from Iran talks

Monday, March 16th 2015, 22:19
related countries: United States United States

The US threatens to "walk away" from talks with Iran, after the latest round of negotiations on limiting Iran's nuclear programme fails to reach an agreement.
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VIDEO: Iran 'expanding occupation of Iraq'

Monday, March 16th 2015, 6:50
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal claims "Iran is expanding its occupation or Iraq", which he says is unacceptable.
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Saudi warning on Iran nuclear deal

Monday, March 16th 2015, 4:59
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A senior member of the Saudi royal family warns that a deal on Iran's nuclear programme could prompt other states to develop atomic fuel.
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Iran jails former president's son

Sunday, March 15th 2015, 21:40

The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is reportedly given a 15-year sentence for security offences and financial crimes.
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Commerzbank in $1.45bn US settlement

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 19:01
related countries: Sudan Sudan, United States United States

Commerzbank agrees to pay a penalty to US authorities for violating sanctions against businesses in Iran and Sudan and for engaging in money laundering.
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Amnesty condemns Iran birth drive

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 5:48

Laws aimed at boosting Iran's population reduce women to "baby-making machines", the rights group Amnesty International warns.
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Iran hardliner to lead clerical body

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 13:29

Hardline cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi is elected chairman of Iran's Assembly of Experts, which chooses and monitors the supreme leader.
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Obama mocks Congress letter to Iran

Monday, March 9th 2015, 22:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican, White House

US President Barack Obama criticises a letter from Republican senators to Iran, accusing them of "interfering" in ongoing nuclear talks.
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Nuclear deal 'very bad for Iranians'

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 17:54

Israel's prime minister warns the people of Iran that the nuclear deal being negotiated by their government and world powers is "very bad" for them.
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US tries to reassure Gulf over Iran

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 16:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: Riyadh, Gulf

The US will keep an eye on "destabilising" acts by Iran despite moves towards a nuclear deal, John Kerry says on a visit to Saudi Arabia.
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Iran 'frees envoy held in Yemen'

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 11:37
related countries: Yemen Yemen
related places: Tehran

An Iranian diplomat held hostage in Yemen for more than 18 months has been freed following an intelligence operation, officials in Iran say.
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Obama dismisses Netanyahu speech

Wednesday, March 4th 2015, 9:26
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US President Barack Obama reacts scathingly to a speech by Israel's prime minister, saying it offers no viable alternative to his Iran policy.
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Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 19:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Democrat

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an Iran nuclear deal could "pave Iran's path to the bomb", in a contentious speech to the US Congress.
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