Iran warns against undermining nuclear negotiations

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Ayatollah Khamenei tells Iran’s hardliners not to undermine nuclear talks

Iran’s supreme leader gave strong backing on Sunday to his president’s push for nuclear negotiations, warning hardliners not to accuse Hassan Rouhani of compromising with the old enemy America.


Intelligence Minister praises Iran’s high level of security

Iran enjoys a high level of security compared with regional countries, said Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alavi Sunday morning in the northern city of Sari.


Iran wins GECF secretary-general post

Energy ministers of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) member states in a meeting in Tehran elected Iran’s nominee Seyed Mohammad Hossein Adeli as the next secretary-general of the gas cartel.


UAE releases 25 Iranian prisoners

Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Expatriates Affairs Hassan Qashqavi says 25 Iranian nationals imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been released.


Austrian deputy FM urges further ties with Iran

Austrian Deputy Foreign Minister Reinhold Lopatka has called for the further development of relations between Tehran and Vienna.


Parliament advisor: “death to US” slogan rooted in Iranians’ distrust of Washington

The Iranian people chant the slogan “Death to the US” due to their lack of trust in Washington’s policies and stances, Iranian Parliament Speaker’s advisor for international affairs Hossein Sheikholeslam said on the threshold of November 4, the anniversary of the US embassy takeover in Tehran.


Deputy FM: Aban 13 belongs to whole nation

Deputy Foreign Minister and member of Iran’s nuclear negotiation team Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday the historic day of Aban 13 (Nov 4) belongs to the whole nation.


Iran wins rugby championship in west Asia

Iran’s seven-member national rugby team defeated on Saturday Afghan rugby team 7-33 to win rugby championship in western Asia.


Blatter will meet President Rouhani in Tehran

President of FIFA Sepp Blatter will travel to Iran on November 6 and he will also meet President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, Ali Kaffashian head of Iran Football Federation said on Saturday.


Thailand, Turkish festivals to host Iranian plays

Two international theater festivals in Thailand and Turkey are slated to host Iran’s 27-Aban Theater Troupe’s works directed by Hamed Zare’an.