Iran says UN nuclear chief to visit this week

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog is to visit Tehran this week as a December deadline looms for completion of a long-running investigation into its past activities, Iran`s nuclear chief said late Monday.

Iran's Zarif returning to Vienna with Salehi for nuclear talks: IRNA

Iran's Zarif returning to Vienna with Salehi for nuclear talks: IRNA

 Iran`s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, departed Tehran for Vienna with nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Hossein Fereydoon, a brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani, for nuclear talks, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday.

Iran's atomic chief to meet US energy secretary

Iran's vice president is going to meet the US energy secretary in Geneva to discuss ongoing nuclear negotiations, the official IRNA news agency has reported.

John Kerry aims to make progress on nuke talks in Iran FM meeting

Ahead of his meeting with the Iranian Foreign Minister in Geneva this week, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said he hopes to accelerate the progress on complex nuclear negotiations.

Iran nuclear chief insists on enrichment ahead of talks

Iran's atomic agency chief insisted today on Tehran's demands for increased uranium enrichment, days before the resumption of thorny talks with world powers in Geneva.

Iran refuses to give ground on key Arak reactor

Iran sees "no more room" for negotiations on the design of its Arak reactor, Tehran`s nuclear chief said, refusing to give ground on a key issue in international negotiations.

Iran, Russia to sign nuclear plants deal Tuesday: Media

The head of Iran`s atomic energy agency will travel to Russia Tuesday to sign a construction deal for two nuclear power plants on Iran`s southern Gulf shores, media reported.

Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

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.

Iran says it can reassure West over nuclear reactor

Iran`s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said the unfinished Arak reactor could be modified to produce less plutonium in a bid to reassure the West, local media reported on Thursday.

Iran `will not abandon Arak heavy water reactor`

Iran`s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said Tehran will never abandon the Arak heavy water reactor, considering it a "red line" in talks with world powers, media reported on Sunday.

Iran takes control of Bushehr nuclear reactor

Iran was finally taking control of its civilian nuclear reactor at Bushehr, a project begun 37 years ago by West Germany, wracked by setbacks, and finished by Russia.

Iran nuclear chief `optimistic` on world power talks

Iran`s new nuclear chief said today that Tehran was "optimistic" about upcoming talks with world powers, offering "enhanced" but unspecified cooperation with the UN atomic agency.

Iranian Prez replaces hardliner with pragmatist as head of atomic body

The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reportedly made the outgoing Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi as the head of the Atomic Energy Organisation.

India, Iran express concern over the Syrian situation

India and Iran on Saturday jointly voiced deep concern over unabated violence in Syria and called upon all sides to resolve issues peacefully by taking into account aspirations of people of country.

Salman Khurshid arrives in Iran

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Iran on 3-day visit during which he will talk to Iranian leadership on ways to increase commercial links with the sanctions-hit country.

Iran urges dialogue over Syria conflict

About 70,000 people have died in Syria since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011, according to UN estimates.

Egyptian president invited to visit Iran

Iran`s top envoy says Egypt`s President Mohammed Morsi has been invited to visit Iran.

Iran supports peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis

Iran has said it is in favour of peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis, Xinhua reported.

NAM Summit: Iran condemns West`s policy of intimidation

Iran condemned the West`s policy of intimidation and sought NAM`s support to end West-sponsored sanctions against it over its nuclear programme.

Iran urges peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis, calls for talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called for a peaceful settlement of Syrian crisis and renewed Iran.