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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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Iran: news

Syria 'confident' of allies' support

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 23:00
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he is confident of continuing support from Iran and Russia amid a fresh push to resolve the country's war.
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IAEA seeks money to police Iran deal

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 15:27

The International Atomic Energy Agency asks for more money to supervise last month's nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.
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Tread carefully with Iran - Hammond

Monday, August 24th 2015, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is right to work towards good relations with Iran but should "tread carefully", the foreign secretary says.
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British embassy reopens in Tehran

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 14:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

The British embassy in Iran reopens nearly four years after it was closed, as Iran reopens its embassy in London.
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VIDEO: Iran ceremony as UK embassy reopens

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 10:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attends a ceremony in Tehran to mark the reopening of the UK embassy in Iran nearly four years after it was closed.
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VIDEO: British embassy to reopen in Tehran

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 2:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

The British embassy in Tehran is to reopen later, four years after it closed.
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VIDEO: The many faces of Iran

Friday, August 21st 2015, 14:19

Our correspondent in Tehran Kim Ghattas considers the gap between conservative Iran and the urban, modern classes of Iranian society.
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VIDEO: British embassy to re-open in Iran

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 21:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

Britain's embassy in Tehran is to re-open after it was closed four years ago.
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British embassy in Iran to reopen

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

Britain is to reopen its embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran for the first time since it was attacked by protesters in 2011.
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VIDEO: Spotlight on Iran's film industry

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 11:08

Western films are rarely shown in Iranian cinemas and the movie industry struggles with budgets and outdated equipment, but this could change if sanctions are lifted.
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VIDEO: The Iranian woman seeking motocross glory

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 11:08

The BBC meets Behnaz Shafiei, an Iranian motocross racer who dreams of one day becoming world champion, in a sport dominated by men.
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VIDEO: What does the nuclear deal mean for Iran?

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 10:17

What does Iran's nuclear deal mean for Iranians?
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Iran 'to work with rivals for peace'

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 2:19

Iran wants to work with regional powers to promote peace and security after last month's nuclear deal, Vice-President Masumeh Ebtekar tells the BBC.
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The big business of trophy hunting in Iran

Monday, August 10th 2015, 23:03

The Americans who pay big bucks to hunt rare sheep in Iran
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End of Iran trial for US reporter

Monday, August 10th 2015, 15:20
related countries: United States United States

A US reporter detained in Iran for more than a year and charged with espionage awaits a verdict after having his final hearing.
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Will nuclear deal really change Iran?

Monday, August 10th 2015, 0:30

How the nuclear deal could transform Iran
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Top US Democrat is against Iran deal

Friday, August 7th 2015, 18:16
related countries: United States United States

Leading US Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer announces that he is breaking ranks with President Barack Obama by opposing the Iran nuclear deal.
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The women who made the Iran deal happen

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 23:53

The women who made the Iran deal happen
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No Iran deal is vote for war - Obama

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 17:50

President Barack Obama continues his push to seal the Iran nuclear deal, framing a congressional vote on lifting sanctions as either a vote for war or for peace.
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VIDEO: US President Obama on Iran

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 15:11
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama is giving a speech on the deal reached with Iran last month over its nuclear activities.
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Gulf allies 'back US over Iran deal'

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 15:59
related countries: Qatar Qatar, United States United States
related places: Gulf

US allies in the Gulf back the nuclear deal with Iran, as the US promises them better intelligence-sharing and faster arms transfers.
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Sanctions lifted on two Iran oil firms

Friday, July 31st 2015, 18:17

The European Union has removed two Iranian oil companies from its sanctions list in the first such action since Iran's nuclear deal.
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VIDEO: Iran's quest to engage with the world

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 18:17
related places: Tehran

Iran has announced plans for wide-ranging talks with the European Union following the international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Nuclear deal 'not to reform Iran'

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 17:06
related countries: United States United States

The nuclear deal with Iran is not meant to "reform Iran's regime, or end its support for terrorism", US Secretary of State John Kerry tells US Congress.
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How will Iran's nuclear deal be policed?

Monday, July 27th 2015, 23:39

How will Iran's nuclear deal be monitored?
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Huckabee Israel comments spark row

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

US Republican Mike Huckabee triggers a row by accusing President Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" over the Iran nuclear deal.
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Iran looks for investment opportunities

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 23:04

Iran looks for investment opportunities
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Iranian press 'ordered to praise nuclear deal'

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 11:47

Iranian media ordered to praise recent nuclear deal
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Foreign Office relaxes Iran advice

Saturday, July 25th 2015, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office relaxes its travel advice for British nationals visiting Iran, saying the risk in much of the country has changed.
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VIDEO: Iran plans to become tourist hotspot

Friday, July 24th 2015, 9:25

Iran is hoping the nuclear deal it struck with six world powers will help turn the country into a global tourism hotspot.
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Better Iran deal 'a fantasy' - Kerry

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 19:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

US Secretary of State John Kerry tells senators it is "fantasy" to think he could have achieved a better deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Iran execution toll 'staggering'

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 14:54

An “unprecedented spike” in executions in Iran has seen nearly 700 people believed put to death there this year, Amnesty International says.
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UN endorses Iran nuclear deal

Monday, July 20th 2015, 16:54

The United Nations Security Council unanimously endorses the comprehensive nuclear accord between Iran and six world powers.
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Iran military option remains - US

Monday, July 20th 2015, 1:18
related countries: United States United States

Military action could still be used to prevent Iran developing a nuclear bomb, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says as he begins a Middle East tour.
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US seeks to ease Iran doubts

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 3:39
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter begins a tour of the Middle East in an attempt to allay fears over a recent deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Is this Iran’s time in the Middle East?

Friday, July 17th 2015, 23:41

Will nuclear deal lead to a new dominance of the Middle East?
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Iran deal 'has support of 99%'

Wednesday, July 15th 2015, 21:32

Critics of the nuclear agreement with Iran are at odds with "99% of the world and the majority of nuclear experts", US President Barack Obama says.
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Obama foes condemn Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 18:14
related countries: United States United States

US conservatives strongly criticise the deal reached between major world powers and Iran that limits Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of sanctions.
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'Historic' Iran nuclear deal hailed

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 16:30
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

After years of negotiations, world powers reach a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of sanctions.
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Oil prices bounce on Iran deal

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 16:17

Oil price reaction mutes after falling by more than $1 a barrel after a deal is reached with Iran on limiting nuclear activity in return for lifting economic sanctions.
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VIDEO: Zarif hails 'important achievement"

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 16:06

World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions.
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VIDEO: Obama: Deal meets all our bottom lines

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 11:53
related countries: United States United States

The US president welcomes a deal limiting Iran's nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions, saying "every pathway to a nuclear weapon is cut off".
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Will Iran nuclear deal make the Middle East a less safe place?

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 10:01

Iran nuclear agreement seen as a good deal - for now
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VIDEO: Netanyahu: Iran deal 'a bad mistake'

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 9:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called a deal on limiting Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions "a bad mistake of historic proportions".
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VIDEO: Iran talks: 'No nuclear weapon, no war'

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 8:11
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

A deal on limiting Iran's nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief has been reached at talks in Vienna, diplomats say.
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Iran talks 'progress' amid hold-ups

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 0:38
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Talks in Vienna aimed at reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear programme make progress but some issues remain unresolved, the White House says.
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Iran plays down nuclear deal hopes

Monday, July 13th 2015, 20:34
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Iran's foreign minister says the negotiations with six world powers on a comprehensive agreement on its nuclear programme will not conclude on Monday.
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Iran nuclear talks 'in final phase'

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 21:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sunday

Talks to strike a provisional agreement on Iran's nuclear programme are in the "final phase", the French foreign minister believes.
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Is this the moment of truth for an Iran deal?

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 2:49

World waits as deadline for Iran nuclear deal looms
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Iran frustration at talks 'changes'

Friday, July 10th 2015, 16:11
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Iran accuses world powers of changing positions at nuclear talks in Vienna, as discussions extend into the weekend.
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'Never threaten an Iranian!': How one diplomat's outburst blew up

Friday, July 10th 2015, 1:00

How an Iranian diplomat's outburst blew up
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US 'will not rush' to seal Iran deal

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 21:16
related countries: United States United States

America and other major powers are not in a rush to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
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Iran talks to continue past deadline

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 13:36

Talks between world powers and Iran on a comprehensive nuclear agreement will continue past Tuesday's deadline, the EU's foreign policy chief says.
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'Hard choices' needed for Iran deal

Monday, July 6th 2015, 8:45
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States
related places: Vienna

US Secretary of State John Kerry says "hard choices" are needed if a deal over Iran's nuclear programme is to be made by Tuesday's deadline.
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VIDEO: How spies eavesdrop on secret talks

Monday, July 6th 2015, 4:10

BBC Arabic's Reda El Mawy reports on fears that sensitive talks on Iran's nuclear programme could be being spied on.
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VIDEO: 'Iran talks could go either way'

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 15:22
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State John Kerry says an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme could be reached this week but that the talks could still "go either way".
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Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 1:21

Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.
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