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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: 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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Iran Sunni group claims border raid

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 8:34

A little-known Iranian Sunni group says it carried out Friday's deadly border post attack, and vows to avenge the hangings of prisoners in response.
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Iran 'hangs 16 rebels' in reprisal

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 16:06
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Sixteen imprisoned rebels have been hanged in south-eastern Iran in retaliation for a deadly ambush on border guards, Iranian officials say.
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Iran: 'No need' for repeat hanging

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 22:48

Iran's justice minister says there is "no need" for a man who survived being hanged for drug smuggling to be put through a second execution.
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Jubilation and suspicion in Iran's press over nuclear talks

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 11:20

Iran's newspapers react to nuclear talks
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Iran urged to spare hanging survivor

Thursday, October 17th 2013, 10:41

Campaign group Amnesty International urges Iran not to go ahead with a repeat execution for a drug smuggler who survived a botched hanging.
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Iran talks 'most detailed ever'

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 22:15

World powers and Iran have had "their most detailed talks ever" on Iran's nuclear programme, the EU's top foreign policy official says.
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Candid words at Iran nuclear talks

Wednesday, October 16th 2013, 22:05

How the Iranian foreign minister's backache broke the ice
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Upbeat mood at Iran nuclear talks

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 18:59

Iran says its proposal to international nuclear talks being held in Geneva has the "capacity to make a breakthrough".
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Could Iran's phased plan defuse nuclear standoff?

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 17:17

Mark Urban on what we know about Iran's phased nuclear plan
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VIDEO: Key Iran nuclear talks in Geneva

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 6:07

World powers are meeting in Geneva to hold their first formal negotiations with Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Israel warns over Iran before talks

Monday, October 14th 2013, 16:49
related countries: Israel Israel

It would be a "historic mistake" to ease pressure on Iran right now, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells parliament ahead of key nuclear talks.
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Iran rejects shipping out uranium

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 21:29

Iran will not allow any of its enriched uranium to be shipped abroad, the deputy foreign minister says, rejecting a key demand of Western powers.
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Iran denies 'uranium surplus' report

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 19:42
related places: Tehran

Iran denies a report quoting the parliament speaker as saying Tehran has a surplus of enriched uranium and plans to use it as a bargaining tool.
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Has Rouhani wrong-footed the West?

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 16:26

Mark Urban asks if Iran's leader has wrong-footed the West
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UK reopens Iran diplomatic channels

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 15:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK will restore some diplomatic relations with Iran by appointing a charge d'affaires to work with the country, Foreign Secretary William Hague announces.
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Iran seeks new tack in nuclear talks

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 14:46

Iran's foreign minister urges world powers to come up with new proposals for talks on its nuclear programme, which are set to resume next week.
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Iran holds four over sabotage plot

Sunday, October 6th 2013, 11:05

Four people have been arrested in Iran for trying to sabotage a nuclear site, says senior nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi.
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Iran's Khamenei backs president

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 15:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, endorses overtures to the US made by President Rouhani in New York, but with reservations.
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Netanyahu warns of 'immortal Iran'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 9:22
related countries: Israel Israel, North Korea North Korea

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns Iranians if their "brutal" government is allowed to get nuclear weapons, it would "be immortal, like North Korea".
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VIDEO: Netanyahu warns of 'immortal Iran'

Friday, October 4th 2013, 8:52

Israel's prime minister says Iranians "deserve better" than their current government and that their lives could get worse if the country gains nuclear weapons.
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'Iran president' tweets Twitter head

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 13:57

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and an account used by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani discuss Iran's social media ban by tweet.
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Israel issues warning against Iran

Wednesday, October 2nd 2013, 6:30
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns the UN against working with Iran, describing its new president as a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'.
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VIDEO: Israel's tough stance on Iran

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 22:34
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the UN General Assembly that his country will never allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, even if it has to act alone.
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Can Israel convince West to stay sceptical over Iran?

Tuesday, October 1st 2013, 9:13
related countries: Israel Israel

How can Israel convince West to stay sceptical over Iran?
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VIDEO: American who did meet Iran's president

Monday, September 30th 2013, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

The American who did meet Iran's new president
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Israel PM counters Iran 'sweet talk'

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 12:09
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu heads to the US for talks with President Barack Obama to warn against Iran's diplomatic charm offensive.
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Rivals rally as Rouhani returns

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 14:30
related places: Tehran

Supporters and opponents descend on Tehran airport as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani returns from the UN, with protesters hurling shoes.
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Obama and Rouhani speak by phone

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 9:27

Amid intense diplomacy over Iran's nuclear programme, the US and Iranian presidents speak by phone - the first such exchange since 1979.
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VIDEO: Obama speaks to Rouhani on phone

Friday, September 27th 2013, 21:37
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama and Iran's Hassan Rouhani have discussed the country's nuclear programme on the phone.
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VIDEO: Obama and Rouhani spoke on phone

Friday, September 27th 2013, 20:45
related countries: United States United States

President Obama has spoken with President Hassan Rouhani about Iran's nuclear programme - the highest level contact between the US and Iran since 1979.
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Iran's ayatollah-approved diplomacy

Friday, September 27th 2013, 14:51

Iranian rapprochement with West needs ayatollah's OK
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Iran nuclear 'shift' hailed at UN

Friday, September 27th 2013, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

US and European diplomats welcome a "shift in tone" from Iran on its nuclear programme, after high-level talks at the United Nations.
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VIDEO: High-level UN-Iran nuclear talks

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 21:54
related places: Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has told the United Nations he wants to reach a deal regarding Tehran's nuclear programme in three to six months.
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VIDEO: Rouhani wants nuclear deal 'in months'

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 18:21

Iran's new president has told the United Nations that every effort must be made to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
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Iran urged to accept nuclear offer

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 17:25
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US and China are urging Iran to respond "positively" to existing offers by world powers over its nuclear programme ahead of a key meeting at the UN, US officials say.
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Iran wants nuclear deal 'in months'

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 14:21
related places: Tehran

Iran's president says he wants to conclude a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme in three to six months, as key talks are due to begin in New York.
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Iran ready for talks, says president

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 10:50

Iran's President Rouhani tells the UN he is prepared to engage in "time-bound and results-oriented" talks on his country's nuclear programme.
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VIDEO: Warmer relations for the US and Iran?

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 22:27
related countries: United States United States

Recent moves by Iran should offer the basis for a "meaningful agreement" on its nuclear programme, US President Barack Obama has told the UN General Assembly.
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Obama urges diplomatic push on Iran

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 21:47
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Barack Obama tells the UN General Assembly there is an opening for a "meaningful agreement" over Iran's nuclear programme, while Iran says peace is "within reach".
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VIDEO: Iran's Rouhani to address the UN

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 6:01

The new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to address the UN general assembly, amid signs of a thaw in the country's relations with the West.
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