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World Dec 30Amid nuclear talks, Iran says it launched a rocket into space
Iranian state television says Tehran has launched a rocket with a satellite carrier bearing three devices into space, though it's unclear if any object entered orbit.
World Nov 30Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume
Iran is striking a hard line after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal.
World Nov 23U.N. nuclear watchdog chief pushes for more access to Iran’s growing stockpile
Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency yet again faces tightrope-style talks with Iranian officials as his inspectors remain unable to access surveillance footage and face greater challenges in trying to monitor Tehran's rapidly growing uranium stockpile.
Arts Oct 22Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit
Iranians are flocking to Tehran's contemporary art museum to marvel at American pop artist Andy Warhol's iconic work.
World Dec 09Iran says U.S. sanctions hinder access to COVID-19 vaccines
While the U.S. insists that medicines and humanitarian goods are exempt from sanctions, restrictions on trade have made many banks and companies across the world hesitant.
World Nov 30Iranian official claims Israel killed nuclear scientist remotely
Israel's Foreign Ministry director-general sent a cable urging its diplomats to maintain "the highest level of readiness and awareness of any irregular activity."…
World Nov 21Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge
Iran has recorded daily death tolls of above 430 over the past five days. The Iranian Health Ministry said on Saturday that the total number of confirmed cases has risen to above 840,000.
World Oct 18UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections
A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States, which insists the ban…
World Aug 19Iran surpasses 20,000 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus
The announcement came as the Islamic Republic, which has been struggling with both the region's largest outbreak and the highest number of fatalities, went ahead with university entrance exams for over 1 million students.
World Jul 24Iran slams interception by U.S. jet over Syria as ‘illegal’
Iranian officials have slammed the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by a U.S. fighter jet over Syria as “illegal,” threatening action against Washington over the incident.