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Iran lodges complaint against US over renewed sanctions

Tehran - Iran has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice against the United States' reimposition of sanctions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Iran's Khamenei seeks better ties with the world, apart from US

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei has called for better ties with the world -- though not with the United States, according his official website on Monday.

At least 11 dead in Iran bus collision with tanker

Tehran - At least 11 people died Wednesday when a fuel tanker collided with a bus in western Iran, state media reported.

Iran says Trump 'destabilising' oil market

Tehran - Iran on Saturday accused US President Donald Trump of destabilising the oil market with his flurry of tweets taking aim at the OPEC cartel."These days... the price is dependent on the behaviour of Mr.

Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran

Tehran - Iran has executed eight people convicted over two deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group in Tehran last year, the judiciary's news agency said Saturday.

Iran says to hold talks with world powers on nuclear deal

Tehran - The foreign ministers of Iran and five world powers still party to the 2015 nuclear deal will meet in Vienna on Friday for talks on the troubled accord, state media in Tehran said.

World Cup sees Iranian women score spot in the stands

Tehran - For many of the thousands of joyful women packed into Tehran's largest football stadium, their first ever chance to watch a game at a sports arena was a victory for freedom despite Iran's agonising World Cup elimination.

Tehran's Grand Bazaar strikes in protest at rial collapse

Tehran - Traders in the Iranian capital's Grand Bazaar held a rare protest strike Monday against the collapse of the rial on the foreign exchange market as demonstrators also took to the streets.

Iran accuses rights lawyer of state security offences: husband

Tehran - Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh faces prosecution on state security charges following her arrest in the capital last week, her husband said on Saturday.

Iran in U-turn on women in stadiums as World Cup fever takes hold

Tehran - Tehran's largest football stadium is to admit thousands of women together with men for the first time since the the Islamic revolution of 1979 as World Cup fever grips Iran for its Wednesday evening group game against Spain.

Centrifuges at heart of 2015 Iran nuclear deal

Tehran - A limit on the number of uranium-enriching centrifuges is at the heart of a hard-won 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at controlling Iran's nuclear ambitions.

Iran steps up pressure with plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity

Tehran - Iran said Tuesday it has launched a plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity with new centrifuges, raising the pressure on European diplomats scrambling to rescue the crumbling nuclear deal after Washington pulled out.

Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

Tehran - Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has launched a plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity, nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Tuesday.

Iran sets sanctions waiver deadline for oil giant Total

Tehran - Iran's oil minister on Wednesday gave French energy giant Total 60 days to win a sanctions waiver from Washington or it would lose its stake in a multi-billion-dollar gas project.

Iran's first female manufacturer, a victim of Trump

Tehran - She fought through a male-dominated world to become perhaps Iran's first female manufacturing boss, and was on the cusp of major success with the help of a European investor.Until Donald Trump brought her crashing back to earth.

Are cracks emerging in the Russia-Iran alliance in Syria?

Tehran - Russia's recent call for foreign forces to leave Syria was seen as a possible turning-point in its tricky alliance with Iran, though analysts say their partnership still has a long way to run.

For many ordinary Iranians, US threats barely register

Tehran - While some US officials hope their increasingly aggressive measures could trigger some kind of new Iranian revolution, they are unlikely to get much take-up at Tehran's Tajrish bazaar.

Iran wary as EU presents plans to save nuclear deal

Tehran - Iran said Saturday it would wait to see whether Europe produces tangible results in overcoming US sanctions before it decides whether to stay in the nuclear deal, as a top EU official visited Tehran to present plans for maintaining trade ties.

EU commissioner in Iran in bid to protect trade ties

Tehran - EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete arrived in Tehran on Saturday to present plans for continuing oil and gas purchases and protect European companies despite renewed US sanctions on Iran.

Iran's Zarif says EU meetings must be turned into action

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday that meetings with EU leaders on salvaging the nuclear deal sent a strong political message but must now be turned into action.
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