Shahram Amiri

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Iran executes ex-nuclear whistleblower

Iran said that it executed former nuclear whistleblower Shahram Amiri.


In presence of Iranian, Azeri presidents six protocols for trade ties signed

Iranian and Azeri officials on Sunday signed six protocols for cooperation in Baku in presence of the Iranian and Azeri presidents.

Afghanistan security, development Iran’s principled policy: Zarif

Promotion of development and security in Afghanistan is Iran’s principled policy, says Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

President Rouhani: Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan to discuss anti-terrorism cooperation in Baku summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that trilateral talks will be held among Tehran, Moscow and Baku on regional developments, specially fighting against terrorism.


Weakening Muslims strengthens Israel, warns Iran

A senior Iranian official has lashed out at some regional countries for setting up unconstructive coalitions to limit the capacities of states in the region, saying any effort to chip away at the unity of Muslim nations will serve the Israeli regime.


Iran to commemorate victims of Mina tragedy

Iran will hold an international conference to commemorate victims of Mina tragedy which resulted in death of up to seven thousand Hajj pilgrims last year, senior Hajj official says.


Envoy: Iranian, Russian Presidents to focus on economic ties in Baku talks

Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanayee underlined that President Hassan Rouhani will focus on the expansion of economic ties in his meetings with senior Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, in his upcoming visit to Baku, Azerbaijan.


Senior diplomat: Iran in talks with Europe to turn Fordo into N. physics research center

Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for Political Affairs and International Security Hamid Baeedinejad announced that his country is holding negotiations with the European countries to turn Fordo uranium enrichment plant in Central Iran into a modern center for nuclear physics research.


NIOC plans to sign long-term contracts with European customers

National Iranian Oil Company has plan to sign long-terim contracts with the European customers, the Director for International Affairs of (NIOC) Mohsen Qamsari said on Sunday.


Heroic Iranian veteran departs heavenwards

An Iranian war veteran, who recently embraced martyrdom after 28 years of struggling with agonizing injuries, has been laid to rest.