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Obama has agreed to 80 percent of Iran’s demands in nuclear talks, Israeli officials tell Ch. 10

Israeli officials told Channel 10 on Friday that they are convinced the Obama administration has already agreed to most of Iran’s demands in the P5+1 negotiations over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

Leader describes Iran’s independence as root cause of bullying powers’ enmity

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described Iran’s independence as the main cause of the bullying powers’ hostility towards the country, adding that Iran needs to speed up scientific progress in various fields.


Trade turnover between Russia and Iran can double to reach $2-2.5 bln in 2015 — expert

Trade turnover between Russia and Iran can reach $2-2.5 bln in 2015, the general director of the Russian-Iranian business council Rajab Safarov said on Thursday at RosIranNefterkhim-2015 international conference.

Iran rejects rumors bank head has fled the country

The Iranian Intelligence Ministry has rejected rumors spread in social networking sites that a head of a private bank has fled the country.


Rouhani against gender discrimination in sports

President Rouhani, while stressing the necessity of removing gender discrimination, privatization in sports and countering corruption, stated that public sport is a priority for the government.


Iran and 5+1 likely to hold meetings in Munich

Iran’s nuclear negotiating team headed by FM Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Munich on Friday, February 6.


Iran interested in cooperation with Russia’s Sibur

A representative of Tabriz Petrochemical Company said that it plans to offer Sibur a partnership in rubber and polymer sales.

Rouhani hits back at criticism of nuclear team

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threw his weight behind the country’s diplomats engaged in nuclear talks with six world powers, saying unfair objections raised by critics go counter to the national interests.


Iran condemns terrorist attack on Pakistani Shia prayers

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman denounced recent terrorist acts against innocent people in a Shia mosque in Pakistan, claiming the lives of over 60 Shia Muslims.

Supreme Leader: Politics must not get involved in scientific centers

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday urged Iranian scientists not to let politics get involved in scientific and research centers.


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