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Putin ends ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Monday lifting a ban on the delivery of S-300 anti-missile rocket systems to Iran, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Iran beats US to win 2015 Wrestling World Cup

Iran beats the United States to win the 2015 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup.



Next round of nuclear talks with Iran due by May – Russian negotiator

Russia’s envoy said that group of six nations negotiating with Iran on its nuclear program plans to hold the next round of nuclear talks by the end of this month.


Iran suspends Umrah Hajj pilgrimage after abuse case at Saudi airport

 Iran suspended the Umrah (minor) Hajj pilgrimage on Monday in the wake of molestation of two Iranian teenage pilgrims at Jeddah airport, saying the situation will be normalized once Riyadh hands out the maximum punishment to the offenders.


Iran: West not allowed to speak with threatening voice in N. talks

A senior Iranian negotiator announced on Monday that the western members of the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) are not allowed to threaten Tehran at the negotiating table.


Iran, Russia discuss bilateral ties, regional developments

Secretary of Iranian Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani met with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev in Moscow on Monday.


Atomic watchdog sending technical observers to Tehran

The head of the IAEA announced that the organization will send a group of observers to Iran this week.


Zarif meets Kazakh counterpart in Astana

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest with his Kazakh counterpart Yerlan Idrisov here on Monday.


Iran defense minister to attend Moscow confab on Int’l security

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan is to attend the 3rd Moscow Conference on International Security on April 16.

Iran will not negotiate its national pride: FM

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that Iran wants removal of all sanctions but not in any cost.