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Iran halts holidays to Turkey after military coup bid

Iran halted package tours to neighbouring Turkey, in the face of persistent uncertainty after an abortive coup attempt.

UN ready to help on Iran assets dispute if US agrees

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is ready to help settle a dispute between Iran and the United States on Tehran`s frozen assets, but only if both countries make that request, a UN spokesman said Friday.

US insists European banks can now deal with Iran

 The United States insisted Friday that foreign banks should feel free to do business with Iran after Tehran`s compliance with a nuclear deal with world powers.

Kerry, Zarif to meet again in NY on Iran sanctions relief

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in New York today with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, as Tehran complains that Washington has not lived up to its nuclear deal obligations.

US, Iran make progress on nuclear deal implementation

The United States and Iran made progress Tuesday on implementing an international nuclear deal during a UN meeting of the countries` chief diplomats, who said they would meet again on Friday.

US says Kerry to meet Iran foreign minister on Tuesday

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York on Tuesday to discuss implementation of the Iran nuclear deal and ways Tehran can use its influence to end Syria`s civil war, U.S. officials said on Monday.

India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

Enhancing energy cooperation and development of the Chabahar port were the centerpiece of talks which was mostly dominated by economic issues.

EU foreign policy chief visits Iran

The European Union`s top diplomat Federica Mogherini arrived in Tehran on Saturday on her first visit since a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers came into force.

Sushma Swaraj on two-day visit to Iran from Saturday

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark on a two-day visit to Iran on Saturday with an aim to step up engagement in a range of areas including oil and trade as the strategically important Persian Gulf nation is now ready to resume business as usual after lifting of sanctions under a historic nuclear deal.

Iran's missile plan not up for negotiation with United States, says Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his country's missile programme was not up for negotiation with the United States.

Iran to respond to US sanctions with more missile power

 Iran will respond to sanctions imposed on the country by the US for its ballistic missile programme by "further boosting" its missile power, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Syria truce should not benefit terrorists says Iran's Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday said that any ceasefire in Syria should not give an advantage to terrorist groups wreaking havoc in the Arab country.

US working to recover 10 US sailors from Iran

US officials were scrambling to recover US Navy personnel who lost radio contact and were apprehended after straying into Iranian waters. Senior US officials said yesterday they had received assurances from Tehran that the crews -- take to Farsi island -- would be allowed to sail onwards come first light.

Iran complains to UN about Saudi Arabia's "provocations"

Iran complains to UN about Saudi Arabia's "provocations"

A diplomatic crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia entered its second week.

Iran nuclear deal implementation may be 'days away': John Kerry

 John Kerry said today that implementation of the Iran nuclear deal may be only "days away".

Iran missile launch violated UN resolution: UN experts' report

Britain, France, Germany and the United States had asked a UN Security Council sanctions committee to investigate the launch of the Emad missile on October 10.

Russian jet downing 'wrong signal to the terrorists': Iran

Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet "sends the wrong message to the terrorists" in Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Obama, Iran's Zarif shake hands, but not a planned gesture: Iranian official

 President Barack Obama and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shook hands at the United Nations, an Iranian official told Reuters on Tuesday, adding that the historical event on Monday "was not preplanned". 

Assad`s ouster `unacceptable` as Syria peace precondition: Russia

Russia`s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday insisted Moscow did not accept the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a prerequisite for launching any peace process in the war-torn country.

UN expresses `horror` as Syria air strikes kill nearly 100

UN expresses `horror` as Syria air strikes kill nearly 100

The death toll in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held town outside Damascus neared 100 on Monday, with UN officials expressing horror at the "unacceptable" attack.