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Iran says it foiled holy city bomb plot, arrested 130

Iran said on Tuesday that it had seized explosives destined for an attack on one of its holy cities and that more than 130 members of militant extremist groups had been arrested.


 Iran president calls for greater academic freedom

President Hassan Rouhani has called for more academic freedom in Iran’s universities, saying restrictions stifle innovation and breed sycophancy.


IAEA delegation arrives in Tehran

A delegation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran on Tuesday.


Zarif: Baghdad would have fallen without Iran

Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif has told a meeting with European Council on Foreign Relations Iran helped Iraq fight ISIL when they were close to capture Baghdad.


Foreign Ministry urges action to protect Kobani civilians against ISIL

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham in a statement released on Tuesday called for immediate action to protect Kobani civilians against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attacks.


Excessive demands hindering final nuclear deal: Iran FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says excessive demands by certain members of the P5+1 group have prevented a final accord on Tehran’s nuclear energy program.


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