Iran eyes better ties with EU, US
The Iranian president says during his tenure in office as president, moderation and wisdom will guide his government in making and implementing policies in every field.
At least 50 dead in Sudan riots
Sudanese poured into the streets after Friday prayers in a fifth day of demonstrations against fuel price hikes that have seen dozens shot dead.
Global poverty declines
As world leaders from 193 countries evaluate the successes and failures of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) during high-level meetings and special events, the United Nations claims that extreme poverty worldwide has been cut in half.
UN climate panel warns of rising temperatures
A UN panel said Friday it was more certain than ever that humans were the cause of global warming and predicted temperatures would rise another 0.3 to 4.8 degrees Celsius (0.5-8.6 degrees Fahrenheit) this century.
IAEA hails ‘constructive’ Iran talks
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said the latest round of talks with Iran was ‘very constructive’ and that the two sides will meet again on October 28.
Indigenous Shahed 129 UAV mass-produced
Iran has launched the mass-production of the indigenously developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Shahed 129, which was unveiled last year.
Chief Iranian, U.S. diplomats hold private meeting
Iran and the United States held their highest-level oﬃ-cial talks since the 1979 Islamic Revolution when U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on the sidelines of a larger meeting over Iran’s nuclear program in New York on Thursday.
60 killed in car bomb blast near Damascus
At least 60 people have been killed and many others injured in a car bomb explosion in the Syrian town of Rankus, north of the capital, Damascus, Press TV reported.
Kerry calls nuclear talks with Zarif ‘constructive’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held high proﬁle talks with foreign ministers representing the six major powers over Tehran’s nuclear program in New York on Thursday, which was described by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as “constructive.”
Syria could blind Israel in an instant, U.S. may still attack, Assad says
Syrian President Bashar Assad says his country no longer needs chemical weapons to deter Israel.
Global warming mostly due to human activities: UN report
A new report by an international scientiﬁc group has listed human activity as the most likely reason behind global warming observed since the 1950s.
U.S., Russia reach agreement on Syria draft resolution
The UN Security Council is set to consider a draft resolution on Syria’s use of chemical weapons after the United States reported agreed with Russia on the wording of the decree, media reported on Thursday.
Iran, IAEA agree to hold more talks on Oct. 28
Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency held “constructive” talks on Friday over Tehran’s nuclear program and said they would meet again on October 28, according to Reuters.
Tehran reiterates call for nuclear-weapons-free zone in Mideast
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, speaking on Wednesday on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, reiterated the group’s and Iran’s position that Israel must join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in order to bring about a nuclear-weaponsfree Middle East, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Iran mass-producing new combat drone
Iran has started mass-producing a long-range unmanned aerial vehicle, named the Shahed 129 (Observer 129), the public relations department of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced on Friday.
President holds high proﬁle meetings in New York
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a meeting with UN Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as the top international diplomat and a number of heads of state and government on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York.
Rouhani says he wants nuclear deal in 3 to 6 months
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that he wants to reach a deal with world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program in three to six months.