Hassan Rouhani offers talks on Iran’s nuclear program

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Iran ready for nuclear talks with transparency: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic of Iran poses no threat to the world and Tehran is ready for talks on its nuclear energy program with complete transparency.


Judiciary chief: Time for US to show honesty

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Mohammad Sadeq Amoli Larijani described President Rouhani’s recent remarks at the United Nations General Assembly as “graceful and logical”, adding that it’s now Washington’s turn to drop hostility and turn words into action.


Iran’s Tousi wins gold medal of 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games

Iranian femae athlete Maryam Tousi who specializes in the 200 meter race, won a gold medal in the women’s 100m race in 2013 Islamic Solidarity Games.


Iran press hails Obama’s UN speech

Iranian newspapers on Wednesday welcomed a speech by US President Barack Obama for recognising Washington’s ?past mistakes?, saying a new international mood that favours Tehran has begun.


Iran exports $800mln of electricity, wants rate revision

Price of Iran’s electricity exported to neighboring countries is about 10 US cents per KW hour, which needs to be revised, said a top electricity official, who added the country exported $800 million worth of electricity last year.


Commander hails Iranian president’s firm stances in UN General Assembly mission

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces General Hassan Firouzabadi Wednesday lauded President Hassan Rouhini’s firm stances while addressing the 68th Annual Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.


Senior MP suggests 3 practical steps to US for settling problems with Iran

A senior Iranian legislator said before speaking about talks with Tehran, Washington should account for its long-term animosity towards the Iranian nation and do more to win Iran’s trust.


More Iranian inmates will to be pardoned: Intelligence minister

Iran Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi has expressed hope that more Iranian prisoners will be released on the occasion of Eid al-Ghadeer.


Senior MP hails Rouhani’s UN speech

A senior Iranian lawmaker here Wednesday praised President Hassan Rouhani’s Tuesday night UN General Assembly address as “logical” and said the Iranian president and his US counterpart both adopted a positive and constructive tone in their addresses.

Top advisor calls revomal of sanctions as prelude to US-Iran rapprochement

Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Sheikholeslam called on the US officials to take practical measures to build Tehran’s confidence, and said the first step towards talks should be the removal of all sanctions.

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