Tag archive for ‘Iran’
By Editorial Team On Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Kerry Says Informal Iran Role Welcome In Syria Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (file photo) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran could play a role on the sidelines of Syrian peace talks scheduled for January 22 in Geneva. Kerry, speaking in Israel More...

By Editorial Team On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Moderate cleric Rohani elected president of Iran – Interior Minister

Moderate cleric Hassan Rohani has won Iran’s presidential election with just over 50 percent of votes, state TV reported. 72 percent of the 50 million Iranians turned out to vote, said Interior Minister Mostafa More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Iran announces security-oriented ‘space tracking center’

A view of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) in Mahdasht (Reuters / Raheb Homavandi) A new Iranian space monitoring center will track orbiting objects, the Iranian Defense Minister has said. It is the latest of Iran’s More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 31st, 2013

Iranian Activists Welcome U.S. Lifting Of Sanctions On Communications Tools

A woman talks on her mobile phone as she browses for mobile phones in Tehran. (file photo) The lifting of U.S. sanctions on the export to Iran of  Communication tools has been welcomed by activists and groups who More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Tehran ready to allow experts to Parchin in exchange for deal with IAEA – Iran’s ambassador to Russia

Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Seyed Mahmoud-Reza Sajjadi.(Reuters / Maxim Shemetov) Tehran is ready to explain every “suspicious” point of the country’s nuclear program as well as allow experts to Parchin More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Ashton Has ‘Useful’ Discussion With Jalili

EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton says she had a “useful” discussion with Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili but announced no plans for a new round of negotiations. Catherine Ashton, representing More...

By Editorial Team On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Iran Condemns Use Of Chemical Weapons

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi Iran’s foreign minister has condemned the use of chemical weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction. Ali Akbar Salehi made the comments in an interview with More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 10th, 2013

‘Iran’s Lech Walesa’ Says He Left Country After Death Threats

By Golnaz Esfandiari Mansur Osanlu in a courtesy photo provided by the International Transport Workers’ Federation Prominent Iranian union leader Mansur Osanlu, who recently fled that country, has told RFE/RL More...

By Editorial Team On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Iran Unveils ‘Epic’ New Drone

A picture released by Iranian news agency ISNA shows the new Iranian made drone “Epic” during a ceremony in Tehran on May 9, 2013.(AFP Photo / Hemmat Khahi) Much has been said already of the vast US More...

By Editorial Team On Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Who Will Be Iran’s Supreme Presidential Candidate?

By Golnaz Esfandiari Any candidate who wants to Iran’s next president will need the blessing of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. If Iran’s supreme leader were to write a job description for the More...