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Rowhani says Trump's criticism of Iran nuclear deal is 'just talk'

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday dismissed remarks by the US president-elect criticizing the nuclear deal with Iran as "just talk."

Former Iranian president Rafsanjani dies aged 82

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday in Tehran at the age of 82 from a heart attack.

Parole given to hunger-striking couple in Iran amid health concerns

Parole was granted on Saturday to a prominent Iranian married couple on hunger strike following warnings about their deteriorating health.

Iranian hunger strikers posing political threat, lawmaker warns

A prominent Iranian married couple on hunger strike could cause a political catastrophe if they die, an Iranian lawmaker warned on Saturday.

Iran to sign 10-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes

Iran is to sign a 10-billion-dollar deal with Airbus next week to acquire 100 aircraft, Iran's transportation minister said on Sunday according to news agency ILNA.

We will abide by deal if others do, Rowhani tells UN nuclear watchdog

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday assured the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog that Iran would continue to fulfil its obligations under a nuclear deal with six major powers....

Iran calls on EU to examine breach in nuclear deal by the US

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday demanded the European Union examine a potential breach by the United States of the nuclear deal between Tehran and the international...

Iran's supreme leader criticizes Britain's May

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has harshly criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May in comments carried by ISNA news agency on Saturday.

Iran: Deal closed for 7 Airbus planes

The Iranian private airline Iran Aseman has agreed a deal to purchase seven passenger jets from Airbus, news agency ISNA reported Iranian Employment Minister Ali Rabei as saying on Wednesday.

Rowhani calls for retaliation against US renewal of sanction power

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday demanded that his foreign minister as well as the country's nuclear chief retaliate against the renewal of the power to impose sanctions on Iran by the...

Iran summons British ambassador over prime minister's remarks

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador concerning remarks made earlier this week by Prime Minister Theresa May at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Foreign Ministry...

Russia can use Iranian air base for Syria attacks, minister says

Russia aeroplanes carrying out strikes in Syria can use an Iranian facility as a base to launch the attacks, the Iranian government said on Saturday.

At least 44 killed in Iran train collision, state TV says

The death toll in a train collision in north-central Iran has risen to at least 44, state TV reported on Friday, adding that 82 of people were injured.

Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated, says Iranian minister

There will be no renegotiation of Iran's nuclear deal, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi Tuesday, despite concerns that incoming US president-elect Donald Trump might scrap...

Iran to follow nuclear agreement despite Trump

Iran will continue to follow the terms of its nuclear accord with the international community even during the presidency of Donald Trump in the United States, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said...