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Ebrahim Raisi speaks after casting his ballot at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, June 18, 2021. Ebrahim Raisi won Iran's presidential race by securing over 60 percent of votes, the Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Three major challenges Iranian president-elect faces

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The Iranian Interior Ministry on Saturday announced Ebrahim Raisi as the winner of the country's 13th presidential election. The president-elect will assume office in August...
Ebrahim Raisi, a candidate in Iran's presidential elections waves to the media after casting his vote at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, June 18, 2021 (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Top Judge Ebrahim Raisi Wins Iran’s Presidential Election

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Iran's judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi has won the presidential election with 17.9 million votes, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Saturday. "Ebrahim Raisi...
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Iran expects no change after new government in Israel

Iran does not expect any political changes in its relationship with Israel, after the inauguration of a new government in the Jewish state. "The policies...
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Iranian Presidential Candidate Vows to Develop Cooperation With World If Elected

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Iran will work to repair relations with other countries and develop the economic cooperation with the world, presidential candidate Mohsen Mehralizadeh told Sputnik, outlining...
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Iran dampens hopes for early agreement in nuclear dispute

Iran has dampened hopes of an early agreement in its nuclear dispute with the United States. "We have come closer, but we are still far...

Iran says large naval vessel has sunk after fire in the Gulf

An Iranian Navy ship has sunk after a fire incident in the Gulf, the Iranian Navy announced on Wednesday, according to the ISNA news...
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Iran denies knowledge of ship carrying weapons in Arabian Sea

Iran has denied any involvement with a ship carrying thousands of weapons seized by the United States in the Arabian Sea. The US Navy stopped...
An Iranian policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Tehran, Iran, on March 7, 2020. The novel coronavirus has claimed 194 lives in Iran, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced Sunday. Kianush Jahanpur, head of Public Relations and Information Center of the ministry, said the total number of the confirmed cases now stands at 6,566, of whom 2,134 have recovered. Tehran records 1,805 cases of infection, the highest number among the country's provinces, followed by Qom with 685 cases and Mazandaran with 620 cases. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iranian police probe death of Swiss diplomat in Tehran

Police are investigating the death of a Swiss diplomat in Tehran, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. "Police are currently intensively investigating the circumstances that...
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Iranian chemical factory fire injures six, poses health hazard

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A large fire broke out at a chemical factory in central Iran on Sunday, leading authorities to warn of potential health risks for people...
FILED - Satellite image from July 21, 2004 of the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran. Iran's nuclear authorities have reported an overnight "incident" at the country's Natanz nuclear site. Photo: DigitalGlobe/dpa

Iran searches for fugitive after recent attack on nuclear facility

Iran's intelligence service is said to have identified one of the masterminds behind an act of sabotage at the Natanz nuclear facility a week...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Officials in Iran jump the queue for Covid-19 vaccinations

Some officials in the administration of the south-western Iranian city of Abadan pushed their way to the front of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, prompting...
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Lavrov discusses nuclear agreement, cyberattack during Tehran visit

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Tehran on Tuesday to hold talks with Iranian leaders on topics including how to salvage a nuclear...
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South Korea’s prime minister in Iran for talks on frozen accounts

(dpa) - South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye Kyun arrived in Tehran on Sunday, part of a three-day visit aimed at resolving a diplomatic...
FILED - Satellite image from July 21, 2004 of the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran. Iran's nuclear authorities have reported an overnight "incident" at the country's Natanz nuclear site. Photo: DigitalGlobe/dpa

Iran’s foreign minister says Israel behind attack on nuclear facility

(dpa) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described the cyberattack on the Natanz nuclear facility as an act of terrorism and blamed...
FILED - Satellite image from July 21, 2004 of the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran. Iran's nuclear authorities have reported an overnight "incident" at the country's Natanz nuclear site. Photo: DigitalGlobe/dpa

‘Terrorist act’ laid Natanz nuclear facility low – Iran

(dpa) - A disruption at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran was a "terrorist act," charged the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on...
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Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...
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Iranian ship slightly damaged in Red Sea after explosion

(dpa) – Authorities are looking into an explosion that left an Iranian ship used to secure shipping routes slightly damaged in the Red Sea,...
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Iran optimistic about nuclear negotiations with world powers

(dpa) - Iran is optimistic about the further course of negotiations of a nuclear deal with world powers, which are to be continued in...
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US sanctions may force civilian nuclear power plant offline – Iran

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dpa/GNA - US banking restrictions could force Iran to shut down operations at the Bushehr civilian nuclear power plant, a top energy officials...
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Iran threatens to limit access of IAEA inspectors amid nuclear spat

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dpa/GNA – Iran has threatened the UN atomic authority IAEA with considerable restrictions on inspections if there is no breakthrough in the nuclear dispute...
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Iran claims to have enriched 17 kilograms of uranium

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dpa/GNA - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has enriched 17 kilograms of uranium metal, Iran's parliamentary speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said on...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013 (AFP Photo/Aamir Qureshi)

Iran to re-embrace nuke commitments if United States lifts sanctions

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The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Iran will re-embrace its nuclear commitments if the United States removes sanctions against it. "We have already...
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Iran says it’s keeping seized South Korean tanker until court decision

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dpa/GNA - A South Korean-flagged tanker seized this month in the Gulf by Iran will not be going anywhere until a decision is...
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Iran begins enriching uranium up to 20 percent

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dpa/GNA - Iran announced on Monday it had begun enriching uranium up to 20 per cent, far outside the 3.67-per-cent limit set in...
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JUST IN: Iran-U.S. tension continues to escalate ahead of Biden’s inauguration

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Iran on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, former commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Decline in number of coronavirus cases in Iran after lockdown

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dpa/GNA – In Iran, a one-month lockdown has led to a decrease in the number of coronavirus cases. "We must now try to stabilize...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013 (AFP Photo/Aamir Qureshi)

Iran should return to 2015 nuclear deal, President says

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Iran plans to return to the 2015 international nuclear deal under which it swore off the pursuit of nuclear weapons in exchange for eased...
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Iran hopes for change in US policy after Biden win

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Iran hopes for a change in US policy following Joe Biden's electoral victory against Donald Trump in the presidential election, the Islamic Republic’s vice...
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Iranian activist granted temporary leave from prison, husband says

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Imprisoned Iranian human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh has been granted temporary leave, her husband confirmed on Sunday. Sotoudeh’s husband Resa Chandan posted a photo of...
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Iran’s Covid-19 death toll higher than double official tally

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The coronavirus-related death toll in Iran is more than twice as high as official figures indicate. This is reported by Isna News Agency on Tuesday,...