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United States says role for Iran in tackling Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Iran had a role to play in a global coalition to tackle Islamic State militants who have seized swaths of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed a caliphate in the heart of the Middle East.


Russian firms eye Iran gas pipeline projects

Russian companies have voiced their readiness to construct sixth, seventh, ninth and 11th cross-country pipelines to increase gas export, the head of National Iranian Gas Company’s Investment Committee said.


Final nuclear deal possible before Nov 24: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed optimism over the conclusion of a final nuclear agreement between Iran and the Sextet of world powers before their interim deal expires late November.


Iran stresses support for any compromise plan ensuring public rights in Yemen

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Tehran would welcome any compromise plan in Yemen that would guarantee restoration of people’s rights in the Muslim country.


Leader outlines general policies on science, technology

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in a proclamation sent to heads of Iran’s three branches of power outlined general policies on science and technology to stimulate scientific growth in Iran.


Amano lauds Iran’s cooperation with IAEA

Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano appreciated Tehran for its cooperation with the agency, and said Tehran has done its best meet details of the Geneva nuclear deal struck by the country and the six major world powers on November 24, 2013.


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