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No credible sign of diversion in Iran nuclear material: IAEA

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again reaffirms the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program, saying the body has no “credible indications” of a diversion of nuclear material toward non-civilian purposes.

IAEA board signs resolution to nullify all past resolutions against Iran

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced that a draft resolution was signed in Vienna on Tuesday morning to call null and void all earlier resolutions issued by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s Board of Governors against Tehran.

Iran to exchange 10 tons of enriched uranium for ore with Russia

Iran plans to exchange 10 metric tons of enriched uranium for 140 metric tons of uranium ore with Russia, local media cited the Iranian deputy foreign minister as saying Monday.

‘Coalition of the Coalitions’ needed in ISIS fight: Mousavian

Former spokesman for Iran’s nuclear negotiators Hossein Mousavian has said it is vital for the US/West to adopt a new strategy that aims to engage Iran in the fight with terrorism.


Iranian parliamentarians urge emergency aid to Nigerian Shia muslims

The Iranian legislators, including Speaker Ali Larijani, here in Tehran on Tuesday urged rapid action and aid to the Shia Muslims in Nigeria who have been severely suppressed and massacred by the army forces in recent days.


Iran, UNODC ink agreement on battling drug

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) signed a cooperation agreement on fighting drug trafficking.


Top Iranian cleric blasts harassment of Nigerian Shias

A senior Iranian cleric deplored recent acts of violence against Shia Muslims in Nigeria, urging the immediate release of prominent Shia Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.


Iran crude exports on track to hit 6-month high in Dec -source

Iran’s crude oil exports are set to hit a six-month high in December as buyers ramp up purchases in expectation that sanctions against the country will be lifted early next year.


Supervision over leader not in constitution

Head of Iran’s judiciary has denounced what he believed was inaccurately reported by the media that the Assembly of Experts could supervise over the Leader and possibly disqualify him.

$70bn projects carried out under sanctions: NPC official

 Iranian companies carried out as many as 350 petrochemical projects worth over 70 billion dollars under the sanctions over the course of the recent years, said a senior Iranian petrochemical official.