Iran, six world powers reach nuclear deal: Zarif

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Tehran, world powers reach nuclear deal: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and the world powers have finally agreed on a long-awaited deal on Tehran’s nuclear energy program, after days of intense talks in Geneva.

 

Iran’s FM to brief parliament on Geneva talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take part in a parliament session in the next few days to brief the lawmakers on the recent talks and agreement between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany), a senior lawmaker announced on Sunday.

 

West lifts plane parts embargo against Iran

Iran can have access to passenger plane parts from now on following the recently-concluded nuclear deal between Iran and the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany in Geneva on Sunday.

 

Iran beats host Japan, ranks 4th in FIVB Grand Champions Cup

Iranian national volleyball team on Sunday beat the host team, Japan, on the last day of 2013 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Grand Champions Cup to join the world’s top 4th top teams.

 

Zarif winds up 5-day visit to Geneva, back home

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif along with members of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team left Geneva for Tehran Sunday after five days of intene and hard talks with G5+1 foreign ministers.

 

Supreme Leader hails courage of Iran Navy

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday hailed the courage of Iran’s Navy on on the eve of the National Navy Day (November 28).

 

Iran currency jumps over 3 percent after nuclear deal

Iran’s currency jumped more than 3 percent against the U.S. dollar on Sunday as news of a breakthrough deal to curb Tehran’s nuclear program raised hopes that the economy would start recovering from international sanctions.

 

Iran beats Russia, wins beach soccer cup

Iran has defeated Russia to win the championship of the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

 

Ayatollah Khamenei praises Iran-Sextet nuclear deal

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised the deal between Iran and the Sextet over Tehran’s nuclear energy program and thanked the Iranian negotiating team.

 

Obama: Iran deal ‘important first step’

President Barack Obama hailed an historic interim deal with Iran Saturday as “an important first step” towards a comprehensive pact to end the showdown over Teheran’s nuclear program.

 

West to ease sanctions on Iran’s insurance, transport, energy

The sanctions on insurance, transportation and energy sectors will be completely removed after Iran and the Group 5+1 reached a final agreement in Geneva.

 

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