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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 curbs 'may be eased next month'

Monday, November 25th 2013, 16:48
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says some EU sanctions on Iran could be lifted next month, as part of a nuclear deal with world powers.
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VIDEO: Do ordinary Iranians welcome deal?

Monday, November 25th 2013, 16:26

Iran has agreed to curb some of its nuclear activities for six months, as part of a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers on Sunday.
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Iran cheers deal as Israel warns

Monday, November 25th 2013, 9:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Cheering crowds in Iran welcome home negotiators who secured a deal on its nuclear programme with world powers, which Israel calls a mistake.
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US: Iran deal makes Mid-East safer

Monday, November 25th 2013, 1:20
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US secretary of state says the deal reached over Iran's nuclear programme will make the Middle East safer, but Israel fiercely disagrees.
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PM hails Iran deal as 'first step'

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 19:13

Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes the temporary deal on Iran's nuclear programme as an "important first step".
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Iran agrees to curb nuclear activity

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 16:26
related places: Tehran

Iran agrees to halt some of its work on uranium enrichment for six months, as part of a landmark nuclear deal reached with six world powers in Geneva.
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VIDEO: Obama: 'Provide Iran with modest relief'

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 4:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tehran, Geneva

A deal on Iran's nuclear programme agreed in Geneva will give Tehran some sanctions relief but most sanctions will stay, says US President Obama.
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VIDEO: Zarif welcomes Iran nuclear deal

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 3:58

After Iran reaches a deal with six world powers on its nuclear programme, Iran's foreign minister says he is "confident" about future progress.
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'Narrow gaps' at Iran nuclear talks

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 23:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva, Friday

The UK's foreign secretary says "narrow gaps" remain between Iran and the six world powers meeting in Geneva for nuclear talks.
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VIDEO: John Kerry arrives for Iran talks

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 9:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Geneva amid hopes that a deal can finally be reached on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Powers struggle on Iran nuclear deal

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 17:30
related places: Tehran

World powers and Iran are locked in difficult talks in Geneva as they struggle to secure an interim deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Key Iran nuclear talks resume

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 9:43
related places: Tehran

Negotiations between world powers and Iran on the future of Tehran's nuclear programme resume, as an Iranian negotiator warns of a "lack of trust" between the two sides.
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Key Iranian nuclear talks resume

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 21:07

Talks resume in Geneva to try to secure an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme, but its Supreme Leader warns it must not be "pressured".
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VIDEO: Iran nuclear talks resume in Geneva

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 18:38

World leaders have gathered in Geneva for fresh talks with Iran, to secure a deal on the country's nuclear programme.
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Iran warning ahead of nuclear talks

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 17:30

Iran's Supreme Leader has warned his country will not step back "one iota" from its nuclear rights, as it resumes talks with world powers in Geneva.
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Afghan refugees 'abused in Iran'

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 6:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US-based advocacy group Human Rights Watch accuses Iran of failing to protect Afghan refugees from abuse.
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VIDEO: Fresh push for Iran nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 6:07

As envoys from the P5+1 group of nations begin a new round of negotiations with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, the BBC's Kim Ghattas considers what might be achieved.
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Obama urges no new Iran sanctions

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 2:45
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama urges US senators to hold off from proposing more sanctions against Iran to allow time for world powers to complete a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Twin blasts hit Iran Beirut embassy

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 19:23
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

At least 22 people are killed in explosions that hit the Iranian embassy in Beirut, in a stronghold of the Hezbollah militant movement.
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Beirut braces for reaction to Iran embassy bombing

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 19:14
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Beirut waits nervously for reaction to bombings
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Iran warns West over nuclear demands

Monday, November 18th 2013, 18:14

President Hassan Rouhani warns world powers trying to negotiate a deal over Iran's nuclear programme that they should not make "excessive demands".
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Iran unveils new 'biggest' drone

Monday, November 18th 2013, 17:47

Iran's defence minister says the country has developed a drone with a range of 2,000km (1,200 miles), capable of launching missile strikes.
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Iran's 1,000-day countdown

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 15:13

The Iranians getting round the ban on Twitter and Facebook
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Kerry downplays Iran assets 'deal'

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 16:42
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, says a "tiny portion" of Iranian assets may be freed under a proposed deal on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Kerry opposes new sanctions on Iran

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 1:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tehran, Senate

US Secretary of State John Kerry tells a Senate panel new sanctions against Iran would risk ruining talks over Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Iran develops sea rescue drone

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 19:17
related places: Tehran

Tehran-based engineers test a flying robot that can drop life rings next to people who at risk of drowning.
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Challenging the image of Ashura in Iran

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 2:34

How unofficial ceremonies give Ashura a different image in Iran
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VIDEO: Iranian musicians shot in New York

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 18:06

Police in New York say three Iranian musicians - including two members of a rock band called Yellow Dogs - have been shot by another musician who then turned the gun on himself.
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Iran blames West for talks failure

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 12:04

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif blames divisions between Western powers for the failure to agree a deal on its nuclear programme on Saturday.
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Iran: Rouhani's first 100 days

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 11:05

Assessing Iranian President Rouhani's first 100 days in power
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Deal with Iran was 'extremely close'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 5:01
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State says a nuclear deal between world powers and Iran is achievable, and they came "extremely close" to a breakthrough at the weekend.
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NYC gunman 'was dumped from band'

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 2:46

Police say a man who shot dead three fellow Iranian musicians in New York before taking his own life was upset about being kicked out of a band.
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Iranian band members shot dead in NY

Tuesday, November 12th 2013, 2:12

Three Iranian-expatriate musicians living in Brooklyn, New York, are shot dead by another Iranian musician in what police called a murder-suicide.
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Iran differences narrow, says Hague

Monday, November 11th 2013, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The differences preventing Western countries reaching a deal with Iran over its nuclear programme are now "narrow", UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says.
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Iran 'backed out of nuclear deal'

Monday, November 11th 2013, 13:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva

The US says Iran backed out of a deal on its nuclear programme in Geneva, as Tehran and the UN atomic agency agree steps to resolve issues.
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Positive signs despite breakdown of Iran nuclear talks

Monday, November 11th 2013, 13:35

Iran talks move from success to failure, but hope remains
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VIDEO: Sectarian strife is 'worst threat'

Monday, November 11th 2013, 6:46

Sectarian tension between Shia and Sunni Muslims is probably the most serious threat to the world security, according Iran's foreign minister, Mohamed Javad Zarif.
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Sectarian strife is 'worst threat'

Monday, November 11th 2013, 3:21

Tensions between Shia and Sunnis Muslims are probably the most serious threat to world security, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohamed Zarif tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Preserving the old sounds of Iran

Monday, November 11th 2013, 0:08
related countries: Germany Germany

A Germany university and the Music Museum of Iran join forces to digitise 4000 old gramophone records of Iranian songs.
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Iran's deputy industry minister shot

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 22:24
related places: Tehran

Iran's Deputy Industry Minister Safdar Rahmatabadi has been shot dead while driving in his car in the capital, Tehran, state media report.
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US 'not stupid' about Iran - Kerry

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 15:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington is "neither blind nor stupid" about Iran's willingness to roll back its nuclear programme.
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Hague: Iran nuclear deal can be done

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A deal can be reached with Iran on its nuclear programme despite the failure to reach agreement in Geneva, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague tells the BBC.
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'No deal' at Iran nuclear talks

Sunday, November 10th 2013, 8:10
related countries: France France
related places: Tehran

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme end without a deal, but participants sound an optimistic note and set new talks for 20 November.
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Iran talks 'may need new round'

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 18:45

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme may need a new round, diplomats say, as tough negotiations continue for a third day.
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Powers must 'seize moment' on Iran

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 17:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva

The UK urges delegates at talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme to "seize the moment", but there are concerns a new round may be needed.
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Iran talks to continue for third day

Friday, November 8th 2013, 23:05
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Geneva

Talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear programme are to resume on Saturday, as President Obama telephones the Israeli PM to allay fears over any deal.
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Iran's women football fans score small victory

Friday, November 8th 2013, 19:43

Will Iranian women be allowed to go to football matches?
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Parties 'close to Iran nuclear deal'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 11:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva

World powers and Iran are expected to reach a deal to try to resolve the nuclear crisis, as foreign ministers join talks in Geneva.
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VIDEO: Iran 'got everything, paid nothing'

Friday, November 8th 2013, 10:19
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed his anger as negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme expect to reach a breakthrough.
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Iran sees nuclear deal on Friday

Friday, November 8th 2013, 0:51
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tehran

Iran says a nuclear deal with world powers is possible during Geneva talks on Friday, as the US secretary of state changes his travel plans to attend.
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Cautious optimism at Iran talks

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 16:32
related places: Tehran

International talks on Iran's disputed nuclear programme begin in Geneva, with both sides making conciliatory statements.
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Prosecutor killed in south-east Iran

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 10:23

A public prosecutor and his driver have been killed in the restive south-eastern Iranian province of Sistan Baluchistan, state media say.
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Iran minister urges Facebook access

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 16:35

Iran's Culture Minister, Ali Jannati, says social networks should be made accessible to ordinary Iranians, singling out Facebook for special mention.
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Iranian commander 'killed in Syria'

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 11:46
related countries: Syria Syria

A funeral is held in south-eastern Iran for a Revolutionary Guards commander who was reportedly killed by rebel forces in Syria.
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Why 'Death to America' remains Iran hardliners' slogan of choice

Monday, November 4th 2013, 16:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Why Iran has not dropped anti-US slogan despite signs of detente
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