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Jan 17, 2017
Barack Obama warns Donald Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear dealFor all of Trump's sharp criticism of Iran and the nuclear deal, the policy he will embrace once in office remains unclear.
Jan 16, 2017
EU defends Iran deal, says it stopped Tehran from going nuclearEU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini on Monday insisted the bloc will stand by the Iran nuclear accord, bluntly condemned by US President-elect Donald Trump, because it serves Europe's security needs.
Jan 09, 2017
Ex-Iran president Akbar Rafsanjani dead at 82, will be remembered for moderate political viewsFormer Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a wily political survivor and multimillionaire mogul who remained among the ruling elite despite moderate views, died on Sunday, state TV reported.
Jan 03, 2017
Syrian army advances as rebels put peace talks on holdSyria's ceasefire appeared under threat as government forces intensified their attacks near Damascus and around 10 rebel groups said they were suspending talks about planned peace negotiations this month.
Jan 02, 2017
Iran-Saudi ties: Tehran denies reports of receiving invitation to join Hajj talksIran has denied receiving any invitation from Saudi Arabia for talks on the hajj, after a row between the arch-foes saw its pilgrims stay at home last year.
Dec 24, 2016
Donald Trump is merely echoing Barack Obama's nuclear weapons policyThere is no need to get all hot and bothered about Donald Trump's tweet especially since US President Barack Obama, despite his previous commitment to a nuclear-free world, has gone ahead and pushed for a massive nuclear weapons programme in the US. Trump is merely echoing Obama
Dec 19, 2016
EXCLUSIVE: Iran to get first Airbus jet within weeks under sanctions pact | ReutersBy Tim Hepher | PARIS PARIS Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade almost a year after sanctions were lifted.The first of the Airbus jets should be delivered in mid-January, part of plans to buy or lease 200 planes to renew IranAir's decaying fleet, against a backdrop of conservative criticism in Washington and Tehran of last year's international deal to allow such business after decades of sanctions.Sanctions were lifted in January but were followed by months of regulatory delays, and Iran has only just finalised a deal to buy 80 jets from Airbus' U.S. rival Boeing. "We have finalised negotiations with Airbus and any day we will be able to sign the deal in Tehran," Deputy Roads and Urban Development Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan told Reuters in a telephone interview
Dec 18, 2016
Russia to veto French draft U.N. resolution on Aleppo evacuation | ReutersBy Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS Russia said on Sunday it would veto a French-drafted Security Council resolution aimed at ensuring that U.N. officials can monitor evacuations from besieged parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo and instead proposed a rival text it believes could achieve the same goal.
Dec 17, 2016
Russia's Lavrov discusses Syria with Turkish, Iranian ministers | ReutersMOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held phone calls with the foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran on Saturday to discuss the Syria crisis, the Russian foreign ministry said.The ministers stressed the importance of joint efforts by the international community to provide humanitarian aid in Syria and facilitate a political resolution of the conflict, the ministry said in a statement, adding that the calls were made on Russia's initiative. The three ministers agreed to meet in the near future, it said
Dec 17, 2016
Syrian rebels, govt say new deal in works to secure Aleppo evacuation | ReutersBy Laila Bassam and Lisa Barrington | ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT A new deal is being negotiated to complete the evacuation of rebel-held areas of Syria's east Aleppo which ground to a halt on Friday after demands from pro-government forces that people also be moved out of two villages besieged by insurgents.A Syrian rebel official and a government official said early on Saturday the evacuation of Aleppo would resume and the two Shi'ite villages would be evacuated, as well as the wounded from two towns near the Lebanese border and east Aleppo.But sources said negotiations were still going on to finalise how the evacuations would take place and how many people would leave. By Saturday afternoon there was no sign it was being implemented, with only an hour to go before sunset.