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Iran: Khamenei did not send any letter to Barack Obama

Iran has denied reports that supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wrote to US President Barack Obama in response to an October letter mooting cooperation against the ISIS group.

Iran key to West Asian peace: Hassan Rouhani

Iran President Hassan Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the world needs Iran to help stabilise West Asia, in remarks pointing to the wider ramifications of a deal over Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme.

Ali Khamenei: Nuclear talks failure acceptable, but not a ‘bad deal’

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader said Sunday he would rather see talks with world powers over Tehran’s nuclear programme fail than reach a “bad deal”, as both sides spoke out against extending the negotiations.

Khamenei urges Western youth to examine Islam

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged Western youth to examine Islam for themselves rather than swallow prejudiced views, in a message posted on his Twitter account.

Thousands mourn Iran general killed by Israel

Civilians and armed forces members carry the flag-draped coffin of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Allahdad

Thousands gathered on Wednesday in Tehran at a funeral procession for a Revolutionary Guards general killed by Israel, after his commander warned the Jewish state it should “await destructive thunderb

Iran will combat dating with marriage site

Iran has announced plans to combat what it says are “immoral” online dating websites by launching an official site for young people seeking marriage.

Charlie Hebdo: New cover insulting, says Iran

Iran condemned Wednesday the publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was “insulting” and “provocative”.

Iran nuke chief uges enrichment ahead of talks

Iran’s atomic agency chief insisted on Sunday on Tehran’s demands for increased uranium enrichment, days before the resumption of thorny talks with world powers in Geneva.

‘Iran must end isolation’

Hassan Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that foreign investors should no longer be viewed as a threat and signalled his country’s decades-long isolation from the world economy could soon end.

Iran council rejects regressive veil law

A draft law that would give greater powers to Iran’s police and volunteer militias to enforce women’s compulsory wearing of the veil has been ruled unconstitutional, state media reported Saturday.

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If you were to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s legion of admirers to draw up a list of Modi baiters, a typical one would probably lead with the BJP’s political foes, left-leaning liberals, a large