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Iran starts production at new centrifuge-parts workshop at Natanz, says IAEA
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Iran starts production at new centrifuge-parts workshop at Natanz, says IAEA

The new workshop replaces a nuclear facility in Karaj, near Tehran, after an attack there last year, which Iran said was an act of sabotage

US insists on keeping the elite Quds Force of Iran Guards Corps on terror list
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US insists on keeping the elite Quds Force of Iran Guards Corps on terror list

Tehran is demanding that the IRGC be removed from the blacklist. This push has sparked outrage from some US politicians, especially within the right-wing opposition

Will return to Vienna only to finalise nuclear deal, says Iran as it awaits US's reply on proposals
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Will return to Vienna only to finalise nuclear deal, says Iran as it awaits US's reply on proposals

Tehran has been engaged in long-running negotiations in the Austrian capital to revive the deal with Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia directly, and the United States indirectly

Iran nuclear talks to resume as Washington and Tehran signal willingness to clinch agreement
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Iran nuclear talks to resume as Washington and Tehran signal willingness to clinch agreement

The negotiations, attended by Britain, China, France, Germany, Iran, Russia and indirectly the United States, were halted at the end of last month

Iran: Lioness kills keeper, escapes Tehran zoo with her mate
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Iran: Lioness kills keeper, escapes Tehran zoo with her mate

A zoo employee said that the two animals managed to escape Sunday from their cage in the zoo in the city of Arak, Markazi province, about 200 kilometres (125 miles) southwest of Tehran

Tehran launches rocket into space, says Iranian State television
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Tehran launches rocket into space, says Iranian State television

This comes amid ongoing negotiations in Vienna over Iran's tattered nuclear deal. Previous launches have drawn rebukes from the United States

Syria: Israeli airstrikes hit Latakia port; no casualty reported
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Syria: Israeli airstrikes hit Latakia port; no casualty reported

There was no comment from the Israeli military, which has conducted hundreds of airstrikes inside government-controlled parts of Syria over the course of its 10 year civil war, but rarely acknowledges them

Iran says nuclear deal 'within reach' if West shows goodwill, ball in US' court
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Iran says nuclear deal 'within reach' if West shows goodwill, ball in US' court

Diplomat Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said negotiations were proceeding with seriousness and the removal of sanctions was a 'fundamental priority'

Talks to revive Iran's 2015 nuclear deal resume with world powers even as US stays distant
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Talks to revive Iran's 2015 nuclear deal resume with world powers even as US stays distant

Hopes of quick progress were muted after a hard-line new government in Tehran led to a more than five-month hiatus in negotiations.

Iran nuclear talks resume: What are the prospects for dialogue? Can world powers curb Tehran?
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Iran nuclear talks resume: What are the prospects for dialogue? Can world powers curb Tehran?

Experts say that even if Iran were forced to give up its uranium stockpile or halt its research, the expertise it has gained cannot be taken away

Explained: Guide to International Emmy Awards 2021, and India's nominations at the annual event
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Explained: Guide to International Emmy Awards 2021, and India's nominations at the annual event

India had scored three nominations with Vir Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Aaya but none of the nominees ended up winning at the award function

Ahead of nuclear talks with the West, Iran says more than 120 kg of uranium enriched to 20%
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Ahead of nuclear talks with the West, Iran says more than 120 kg of uranium enriched to 20%

Under the historic 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, Iran was not meant to enrich uranium above 3.67 percent

Iran nuclear deal restoration looks unlikely as US talks in Vienna stall, Russia and China bring Tehran into SCO fold
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Iran nuclear deal restoration looks unlikely as US talks in Vienna stall, Russia and China bring Tehran into SCO fold

The 60 percent enrichment figure – Iran’s highest ever levels – by itself might be enough to make the heads of some US foreign policy hawks spontaneously combust

S Jaishankar to attend Ebrahim Raisi's swearing-in: New Delhi nudges closer to Tehran with eye on neighbours
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S Jaishankar to attend Ebrahim Raisi's swearing-in: New Delhi nudges closer to Tehran with eye on neighbours

What makes New Delhi's task more difficult is the fact that China and Iran in March inked a deal reportedly worth an eye-popping $400 billion

Israel's Naftali Bennett blames Iran for attack on oil tanker; Tehran denies involvement
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Israel's Naftali Bennett blames Iran for attack on oil tanker; Tehran denies involvement

While no one has claimed responsibility for the attack, Iran and its militia allies have used so-called “suicide” drones in attacks previously

Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal

Raisi's ascendancy comes at a sensitive time for the region, as Iran and world powers resumed indirect talks in Vienna to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program

India loses Farzad-B gas field: US sanctions dull New Delhi's sharpness in diplomacy with Tehran
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India loses Farzad-B gas field: US sanctions dull New Delhi's sharpness in diplomacy with Tehran

This comes just a year after Iranian government in July 2020 decided to go it alone in the Chabhar railway project which was being discussed between the Iranian Railways and the State-owned Indian Railways Construction Ltd

Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei
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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei made the remarks during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which is seen in Israel as an expression of hatred and anti-Semitism

Iran police investigate death of Swiss diplomat who died after falling off Tehran high rise
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Iran police investigate death of Swiss diplomat who died after falling off Tehran high rise

The Swiss foreign ministry ministry declined to identify the woman, but said diplomats had been in touch with local police

In Iran, women detailers break through Tehran's male-dominated automobile industry
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In Iran, women detailers break through Tehran's male-dominated automobile industry

A farmer’s daughter, Roohani grew up labouring on the land like most other children in Agh Mazar. But unlike her five siblings, she had her eyes on her father’s tractor, and developed an uncanny knack for driving it at an early age.