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Iran will not discuss missile program: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 14:49

Iran`s defense minister says Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missiles as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program.

No visa for Iran UN envoy over hostage crisis `role`: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 01:37

The United States said Tuesday it will not issue a visa to Iran`s chosen UN envoy Hamid Aboutalebi because he was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis at the US embassy in Tehran.

Iran asks UN chief to intervene in envoy row

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 00:48

Iran on Monday urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene directly in a row sparked by America`s refusal to give Tehran`s chosen UN envoy a visa.

Iran asks UN chief to intervene in envoy row

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 00:19

Iran on Monday urged United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to intervene directly in a row sparked by America`s refusal to give Tehran`s chosen UN envoy a visa.

Iran to sue US over UN envoy`s visa refusal

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:53

The Iranian parliament has given a 10-day ultimatum to the government to file a lawsuit against the US for denying visa to Iran`s UN envoy-designate, an official said Monday.

Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:42

26. Iran`s nuclear chief has raised concerns for the fate of the country`s only running atomic power plant amid talks with the West about a final deal to curb Tehran`s controversial nuclear program, a newspaper reported on Sunday.

Israel minister warns Kerry over `surrender` to Iran

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:07

Israel`s intelligence minister on Sunday slammed as unacceptable comments by US Secretary of State John Kerry on negotiations with Iran over its nuclear programme which he said indicated a "surrender" to Tehran.

Row over Iran UN pick not impacting nuclear talks: US

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 01:26

The United States` refusal to issue a visa to Iran`s pick for UN ambassador is not impacting talks over the country`s disputed nuclear program, Washington`s envoy to the United Nations said Sunday.

Iran needs 30,000 new centrifuges for fuel: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:40

Iran will need 30,000 of its new generation centrifuges to meet domestic fuel demands, far more than the current number, its nuclear chief said on Sunday .

Iran court overturns ex-US Marine`s death sentence

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 13:39

Iran`s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence handed to a former US Marine convicted of espionage, with the penalty being cut to 10 years in jail, media reported Sunday.

No replacement for new UN envoy: Iran

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 04:36

Iran does not have any replacement for its newly-proposed UN ambassador who has been denied entry visa by the US, the Iranian government said Saturday.

Ex-Marine gets 10-year sentence in Iran: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 00:09

An Iranian news agency is reporting that an appeals court has overturned a death sentence of an American man convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison.