Iran’s Rouhani: Nuclear deal possible by July 20 with goodwill

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 Iran’s Rouhani says ready to aid Iraq, nuclear deal by July 20 possible

Iran stands ready to help Iraq’s government in its fight against Sunni Muslim insurgents within the framework of international law, although Baghdad has so far not requested assistance, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

Iran urges West to avoid past illusions in nuclear talks

The Iranian foreign minister has urged the six world powers to be wary of the old illusions, which can torpedo a final nuclear deal with Iran and undermine the geopolitical stability of the Middle East.

Iran arrests 30 Al-Qaeda members within a month

An Intelligence deputy-Minister has said Iran has arrested 30 Al-Qaeda members within a month.

 

US warship, 50 fighter jets ready in Persian Gulf as Iraq crisis escalating

The Pentagon says the US aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and more than 50 attack aircraft are in the Persian Gulf, ready to launch attacks against Takfiri militants in Iraq.

 

Iran border with Iraq fully secure: Interior Minister

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli says Iran’s western regions bordering the crisis-stricken Iraq are fully safe and secure.

Iran v Nigeria World Cup preview

It will take a minor miracle for either Iran or Nigeria to qualify for the knockout stages, but this is the World Cup and anything can happen.

 

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