Daily Iran News


February 10, 2016: "Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defense system: minister", Bozorgmehr Sharfedin, Reuters

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February 5, 2016: "Nuclear Inspectors Have Snazzy New Tools to Catch Iran Cheating", Elias Groll, Foreign Policy

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February 5, 2016: "Iran calls on U.S. to reassure European banks over trade with Tehran", Guy Faulconbridge, Reuters

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February 4, 2016: "Iran to strengthen missile program: army chief", Parisa Hafezi, Reuters

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February 4, 2016: "The More Iranians Learn About the Nuclear Deal, the Less They Like it, Poll Suggests", Adam Taylor, Washington Post

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December 22, 2015: "Iran Says New U.S. Visa Rule May Violate Nuclear Pact", Thomas Erdbrink, New York Times
A new United States visa restriction that applies to Europeans and others who have visited so-called high-risk countries has led to angry reactions in Iran, where some leaders say the decision is a violation of the nuclear agreement reached in July.
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December 18, 2015: "US poised to lift sanctions on Iran under nuclear deal", Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The United States appears poised to lift at least some sanctions against Iran — possibly as early as January — as members of Congress urge a swift, robust U.S. response to Tehran's recent ballistic missile test.
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December 18, 2015: "Iran missile test sparks concern over nuclear deal implementation", Jeremy Diamond, CNN
A United Nations panel announced this week that Iran violated a U.N. Security Council resolution when it tested a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead in October.
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December 17, 2015: "Iran just scored a crucial nuclear-deal victory", Armin Rosen, Business Insider
Iran cleared one of the nuclear deal's most important hurdles Tuesday, when the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) voted to close its investigation into the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program.
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December 17, 2015: "Rouhani: U.N.‘s closure of probe into Iran’s nuclear past is political victory", Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Reuters
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday a U.N. watchdog's closure of investigations into Iran's past nuclear activities is a political victory for the country, lifting the main obstacle to implementing Tehran's deal with world powers.
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December 16, 2015: "Iran calls closure of UN nuclear arms probe a ‘big success’", Associated Press
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the U.N. nuclear agency's decision to close the books on a decade-long probe of allegations that Tehran worked on nuclear weapons is a "big success."
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December 16, 2015: "Iran working at high speed on nuclear curbs, IAEA chief says", Francois Murphy and Shadia Nasralla, Reuters
The chief of the U.N. nuclear regulatory agency said on Tuesday he understood Iran is working "at quite high speed" on implementing restrictions on its nuclear activities called for by an agreement with major powers that would lead to a lifting of sanctions.
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December 16, 2015: "Vote at Atomic Agency Officially Ends Inquiry Into Iran’s Nuclear Past", David E. Sanger, New York Times
The nations controlling the world’s nuclear inspection agency voted on Tuesday to close its decade-long investigation into the work it suspected Iran of conducting to design a nuclear weapon, and instead to move ahead with fulfilling the deal signed in July to limit Iran’s production of atomic material for at least 15 years.
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December 15, 2015: "UN closing the books on decade-long nuclear probe of Iran", George Jahn, Associated Press
The U.N. nuclear agency prepared Tuesday to close the books on a decade-long probe of allegations that Iran worked on atomic arms, despite acknowledgement by its head that his investigation remains incomplete.
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December 15, 2015: "Exclusive: Iran’s Oct 10 missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel", Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
The Emad rocket that Iran tested on Oct. 10 was a ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead, which makes it a violation of a United Nations Security Council resolution, a team of sanctions monitors said in a confidential new report.
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