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Rouhani says Iran a bulwark against 'terrorists' in Mideast

1 hour 54 min ago
Tehran (AFP) - Iran is a cornerstone of stability in the Middle East in the face of the "terrorists" rocking the region, President Hassan Rouhani said Monday before leaving for the United Nations.
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Iran foreign minister hails 'new chapter' in Saudi ties: IRNA

4 hours 19 min ago
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and Saudi Arabia held their first foreign minister-level meeting since the 2013 election of President Hassan Rouhani, official Iranian media reported, signaling a possible thaw in chilly ties between the rival Gulf powers. Shi'ite Muslim Iran and the conservative Sunni kingdom have been engaged in a bitter contest for influence in the region, evident in political and ...
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Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister on nuclear program

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 05:01
U.S. Secretary of State was in talks with Mohamad Javad Zarif on reducing Iran's nuclear capabilities
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Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 01:12
UNITED NATIONS: Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility ...
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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 00:03
By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments from the officials, who asked not to be named, highlight how difficult it may be for the Western powers ...
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China, Iran to conduct joint naval exercises

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:55
Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time for a four-day joint naval exercise. The NYT reports.
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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 23:48
By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program in exchange, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments from the officials, who asked not to be named, highlight how difficult it may be for the Western powers ...
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US Secretary of State Kerry meets Iran's Zarif

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 22:08
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry emerged from talks Sunday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, saying Washington was intent on advancing negotiations focused on reducing Iran's atomic activities in exchange for an end to nuclear-related sanctions.
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Chinese destroyer docks in Iran, first such visit

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 12:19
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Chinese destroyer has docked in a southern Iranian port in the first such visit to the country by the Chinese navy, Iran's state television reported on Sunday.
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Iran ready to work with US on ISIS

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 05:48
Iran is ready to work with the U.S. to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program.
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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 05:31
By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, senior Iranian officials told Reuters. The comments from the officials, who asked not to be named, highlight how difficult it may be for the Western powers to ...
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GOP senators press White House over potential offer to Iran

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:51
A group of Republican senators has asked the Obama administration to explain a proposal U.S. officials have made in nuclear talks with Iran that the senators worry would allow Tehran to more easily race to a nuclear bomb-making capability.
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GOP senators press White House over potential offer to Iran

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:41
A group of Republican senators has asked the Obama administration to explain a proposal U.S. officials have made in nuclear talks with Iran that the senators worry would allow Tehran to more easily race to a nuclear bomb-making capability.
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Volleyball: Russia show winning spirit to claim fifth place with 3-0 win over Iran

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 20:12
Russia finished solidly to take the fifth place, after defeating Iran 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-18) in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship at the Atlas Arena on Saturday.
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Iran, World Powers Seek Progress in Nuclear Talks

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 17:12
NEW YORK-Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council plus Germany, known as the P5 + 1, have started a new round of talks on Iran's nuclear program. As the negotiations take place in New York, a U.S. envoy is questioning Iran's commitment to peaceful nuclear activity. -Pamela Dockins, VOA
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Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition to fight Islamic State militants

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 17:08
Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
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Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 16:37
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
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Iran has 'role' in fighting ISIS militants: Kerry

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 13:47
UNITED NATIONS – Washington's arch-foe Iran has a role to play in tackling Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) militants who have overrun large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali ...
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Iran has 'role' in fighting IS militants: Kerry

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:11
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Washington's arch-foe Iran has a role to play in tackling Islamic State militants who have overrun large swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
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United States says role for Iran in tackling Islamic State

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 00:42
By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday that Iran had a role to play in a global coalition to tackle Islamic State militants who have seized swaths of Iraq and Syria and proclaimed a caliphate in the heart of the Middle East. "The coalition required to eliminate ISIL (Islamic State) is not only, or even primarily ...
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