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Iran to refuse weak nuclear enrichment programme

Iran will not accept a weak uranium enrichment programme which world powers might be willing to grant the Islamic republic like a “toy” in nuclear negotiations, a top official said Sunday.

Iran: Israel is committing ‘genocide’

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Islamic world on Tuesday to arm Palestinians to allow them to counter what he called Israel’s “genocide” in the Gaza Strip.

Rouhani slams world ‘silence’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends demonstration in Tehran on Friday.	— AFP

Iranians rallied nationwide on Friday in a show of support for Palestinians as arch foe Israel pursued its deadly campaign against the Gaza Strip.

Iran’s Ali Khamenei gives no quarter to West’s wishes

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader revealed on Tuesday his country’s demands for a massive long-term increase in its nuclear enrichment capability, laying bare huge gaps between Tehran and world powers negotiating

US firm inks $1.175 bn preliminary Iran deal

A US company has signed a preliminary agreement to invest $1.175 billion in Iran, in a rare joint commercial project to turn rubbish and human waste into electricity.

Militants invite Messi to join jihad

When Lionel Messi scored a 91st-minute goal to give Argentina a victory over underdogs Iran in Saturday’s World Cup game, he seems to have picked up some unlikely fans.Iran’s Mehr News Agency, as tran

Veiled women of Iran take makeup seriously

Under the compulsory veil and despite hard times, Iranian women are unrestrained in showing off one feature on which they feel a need to spend money. Their faces.

Iran will do anything to protect Shia shrines

Hassan Rouhani

‘Dear Karbala, dear Najaf, dear Kadhimiyah and dear Samarra, we warn the great powers, the great Iranian people will do everything to protect them’

Rowhani vows to combat terrorism

Predominantly Shia Iran will combat the “violence and terrorism” of Sunni extremists who have launched an anti-government offensive in neighbouring Iraq, President Hassan Rowhani warned on Thursday.

Iran’s Rouhani vows to defend nuclear rights

On the eve of talks, Iran’s moderate President said on Tuesday that his administration will defend the Islamic Republic’s nuclear rights and work to end international sanctions that have devastated it

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.

It is widely acknowledged that relations between the West and Russia have never been as bad as they are since the end of the Cold War. The reason, of course, is Ukraine, but beyond it lie the implied conflicting interests of the two sides.