Daily Iran News


August 29, 2014: "Iran warns UN on aftermaths of Israels violation of its air space", IRNA
Following violation of Iranian air space by an Israeli drone, Iranian envoy in UN in a letter addressed to UN officials condemned Zionist regime criminal act and warned about aftermaths of such aggressive, intriguing moves.
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August 29, 2014: "Iran’s foreign minister hopes for nuclear accord ‘in short time left’ till deadline", Reuters
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran hoped to reach a "positive result" in talks with world powers on its nuclear programme ahead of a November deadline, thanks in part to support from Russia.
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August 28, 2014: "Russia sees chance to lift Iran sanctions through international talks", Reuters
Russia said on Thursday the possibility of lifting sanctions on Iran had emerged thanks to international talks on Tehran's nuclear program and urged all countries involved to show political will to reach a deal.
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August 28, 2014: "Iran says tested new nuclear enrichment machine, may irk West", Michelle Moghtader and Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran has conducted "mechanical" tests on a new, advanced machine to refine uranium, a senior official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, a disclosure that may annoy Western states pushing Tehran to scale back its nuclear programme.
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August 27, 2014: "Deadline passed, no sign of breakthrough in Iran nuclear probe", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran may have failed to meet a deadline for addressing U.N. concerns about suspected nuclear bomb research, but it could still act to influence a key report due next week, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.
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August 27, 2014: "Iran modifies Arak reactor over nuclear concerns", AFP
Iran said Wednesday it has started to modify its Arak heavy water reactor and limit plutonium output, a cause of Western concerns over the country's nuclear programme.
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August 25, 2014: "Report: Iran opens uranium-conversion plant", Associated Press
Iran inaugurated a new plant Saturday to convert a type of uranium into a material that cannot be used to make nuclear weapons as part of its interim atomic deal with world powers, its official news agency reported.
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August 25, 2014: "Iran Says No Need for UN to Revisit Military Site", Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Iran's defense minister on Saturday said there was no need for U.N. nuclear inspectors to pay another visit to the Parchin military site, where the country is suspected of having tested components used in nuclear weapons.
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August 25, 2014: "Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Ashton to meet September 1 on nuclear dispute", Reuters
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will hold talks in Brussels next Monday on Iran's nuclear program, the EU said on Monday.
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August 25, 2014: "Iran nuclear probe reaches deadline, no word yet on outcome", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
A deadline for Iran to answer U.N. nuclear watchdog questions about suspected atomic bomb research was reached on Monday without any immediate word on whether Tehran had provided the information.
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August 22, 2014: "Iran denies report linking Iraq cooperation to nuclear talks", Reuters
Iran denied a report that it is ready to help counter Islamic State insurgents in return for progress in negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program.
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August 21, 2014: "Iran final nuclear deal to serve world economy: Rouhani", PressTV
Iran’s president says achievement of a permanent nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany will benefit the entire world economy.
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August 20, 2014: "Wanted Iranian dies in NBI custody", Nancy C. Carvajal, Philippine Daily Inquirer
An Iranian national arrested by the National Bureau of Investigation on the request of the US Department of Justice after he was indicted in a US court for being part of a conspiracy to smuggle to Iran about 20 tons of specialized steel “with nuclear applications” died Monday evening of cardiac arrest, an NBI official said.
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August 20, 2014: "Iran’s Parliament Dismisses Moderate Minister", Ali Akbar Dareini, Associated Press
In a move led by hard-line lawmakers, Iran's parliament dismissed the country's science minister on Wednesday over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.
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August 20, 2014: "Iran says talks with IAEA on nuclear program “constructive”", Xinhua
Recent talks between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog over the country's nuclear program was " constructive," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said here on Wednesday.
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