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Iran denies linking Iraq role to Western sanctions

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 06:08

Iran on Thursday denied linking any future cooperation with the international community against jihadists in Iraq to the lifting of crippling Western sanctions.

Reformist journalist freed on bail in Iran

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 15:21

An Iranian journalist who covered parliament for pro-reform media has been released on bail almost three months after being detained, her lawyer said on Thursday. 

UN agency: Iran abiding with terms of nuke deal

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 11:05

The UN nuclear agency says that Iran is keeping commitments it agreed to with six world powers in a pact that temporarily caps its nuclear activities and eliminates material that could be most easily used to make nuclear weapons.

IAEA measures being implemented by Iran: Amano

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:16

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, Monday said Iran has begun implementing measures aimed at resolving issues surrounding Tehran`s nuclear plans.

Iran begins answering nuclear allegations: IAEA

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 00:41

Iran has begun to answer long-held allegations of efforts to develop nuclear weapons ahead of an August 25 deadline, the UN atomic watchdog`s chief said on Monday.

Iran won`t sign nuclear deal `at any price`

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 21:49

Iran is committed to securing a nuclear agreement with world powers but will not sign one "at any price", its negotiators said on Monday, as a key deadline for Tehran nears.

Strong quake hits southwest Iran: Report

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 10:48

Iran`s official news agency is reporting a 6.1-magnitude earthquake today hit a sparsely populated mountainous area near the Iraqi border.

IAEA chief says visit to Iran ``useful``

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 07:34

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Sunday that his brief visit to Iran and talks with top Iranian officials were "useful", as he offered new proposals to boost cooperation between the UN nuclear watchdog and the Islamic republic.

Iran tells UN nuclear chief no talks on missiles

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 23:14

Iranian President told the visiting head of the UN nuclear watchdog that Tehran will not discuss its long-range missile program as part of talks aimed at resolving a decade-long nuclear dispute.

IAEA chief says Iran visit useful, sees commitment to cooperate

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 20:01

UN nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano said that he was very glad to hear a firm commitment from Iran to resolve outstanding issues through cooperation during a visit to Tehran on Sunday that he described as "useful".

UN nuclear chief holds Iran talks as deadlines loom

Last Updated: Sunday, August 17, 2014, 16:11

Yukiya Amano held morning talks with Foreign Minister Mohammaf Javad Zarif before meeting President Hassan Rouhani, Iran`s official IRNA news agency reported.

IAEA chief to visit Iran for n-talks

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 11:00

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano is scheduled to arrive in Tehran Sunday for nuclear talks.