Iran’s coverage: IAEA satisfied by Iran commitment to nuclear deal: Amano

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Amano: Iran faithful to its JCPOA commitments

The visiting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukia Amano said he was satisfied with implementation procedure of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Iran discusses nuclear ships plan with IAEA chief

Iran discussed its plans for nuclear-powered ships with UN nuclear chief Yukiyo Amano on Sunday, saying it would present details within three months, local media reported.


Iran to finalize Airbus deal in days: Minister

Iran’s Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi said the country is going to finalize a contract with French plane manufacturer Airbus for purchase of jetliners next week.

JCPOA breach adds to international mistrust of US: Iran’s President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed the US extension of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) as a violation of the JCPOA, the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying such conducts would only erode international trust in the US administration.


Aleppo liberation yet another defeat for US, its allies: Senior Iranian MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the liberation of the strategic Syrian city of Aleppo from the foreign-backed militants is another defeat for the United States and its allies.

US dreams of divided Syria shattered in Aleppo: Iranian commander

A top Iranian military official hailed the Syrian army’s success to recapture the city of Aleppo from terrorist groups after a four-year battle, saying the major victory shattered Washington’s dreams of a disintegrated Syria.


Amano, Zarif exchange views on latest situation of JCPOA multiparty deal

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano on Sunday xchanged views on the latest situation of multiparty nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Iran to buy radars for its airports in France

Iran bought three airport surveillance radars, the Director General of Iran Airports Holding Company, Rahmatollah Mahabadi, said.


Iran’s President to visit Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan

According to a report by IFP, Iranian president’s deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, announced that President Rouhani will leave Tehran for Armenian capital of Yerevan on Wednesday, December 21.


Oscar foreign-language shortlist includes ‘Toni Erdmann,’ ‘Land of Mine’ and ‘The Salesman’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the shortlist of nine films making it on to the next round in the race for the Oscar for best foreign-language film. Whittled down from 85 films in consideration, the shortlist will be narrowed to five when Oscar nominations are announced on Jan. 24.