Iran and Britain to hold talks in New York

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Iranian president to meet British top diplomat in New York

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting in New York later this month.


Iran and UN sign agreement on Syria assistance

A news agency in Iran reports that Iran and United Nations have signed an agreement about providing humanitarian assistance in the Middle East, including Syria.


Commander: IRGC navy to unveil new achievements next week

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy plans to unveil new military hardware and equipment next week, Commander of the IRGC Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi announced.


Iran, Iraq parliament speakers call for fostering ties

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Osama Al-Nujaifi called on the two countries to enhance ties to establish peace and tranquility in the region.


Iran nuclear chief optimistic about future of nuclear talks

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says he is optimistic about the future of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear talks.


Judiciary official raps US for supporting MKO

An Iranian judiciary official said while the US claims it is advocating for human rights, it supports members of the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), who have committed numerous crimes.


Zarif rejects report on response to Obama’s letter

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif categorically denied media reports that he responded to a letter by US President Barack Obama on behalf of President Hassan Rouhani.


Commander: IRGC ground force to stage massive drills soon

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced that his forces are scheduled to stage massive wargames in the second half of the current Iranian year (i.e. September 23, 2013-March 20, 2014).


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