Set Aside Illusions on Iran N. Program, Zarif Tells West – Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News AgencyTEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Western governments to set aside illusions that sanctions forced the Islamic Republic to negotiate on its nuclear…

UN inspectors in Iran to visit uranium mine – Washington Post

Washington PostTEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian official says a group of U.N. inspectors are on the way to visit a key uranium mine as part of a deal to allow…

Excluded Iran Says Its Role At Syria Talks Will Be Missed – New York Times

New York TimesTEHRAN — After Iran was invited to and then disinvited from a coming peace conference on Syria within the space of 24 hours, Iranian officials and commentators said…

Obama will win over Senate in Iran row: academic – Tehran Times

Tehran TimesTEHRAN – President Obama has seriously opposed any new sanctions against Iran after a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the major powers (the five permanent members…

Deputy FM: No Plan for Ashton’s Visit to Iran Yet – Fars News Agency

Fars News AgencyTEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi confirmed that Tehran has invited EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton for a visit, but said no date has…

Iran says it is developing new centrifuges – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s nuclear chief said the country is building a new generation of centrifuges for uranium enrichment but that they need further tests before they can…

Iranian negotiator says “little progress” in nuclear talks – Xinhua

XinhuaTEHRAN, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — Iran’s top nuclear negotiator said “little progress” has been made in the ongoing expert-level nuclear talks between the representative of the Islamic republic and six…

Sources: Continued Talks between Iran, World Powers Depend on High … – Fars News Agency

Fars News AgencyTEHRAN (FNA)- Continued talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) depend on direct contacts between the two sides’ high-ranking…

Iran’s foreign minister: World powers should avoid ‘troublemaking’ issues ahead … – Fox News

Fox NewsTEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s foreign minister is urging the world powers to avoid “trouble-making” issues as expert-level talks continue over its nuclear program. Mohammad Javad Zarif made the comment…

Iran sends second monkey into space – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Saturday it has successfully sent a monkey into space for a second time, part of an ambitious program aimed at manned space flight.…

Rouhani addresses Iran’s divided students – Washington Post

Washington PostTEHRAN — Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, reiterated his commitment in a key speech Saturday to the unique goals he set for himself when he took office of maintaining the…