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Quake hits southern Iran

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:41

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near Shanbeh town of Bushehr province in Southern Iran Thursday.

Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:31

The UN nuclear agency says Iran has neutralized half of its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium that could be turned quickly into the core of a nuclear weapon.

Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 13:39

Iran`s state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The quake was moderate and no injuries were reported.

Iran foreign minister to visit Russia next week

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 05:53

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Russia next week for a meeting of the countries that border the Caspian Sea, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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.