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US lawmakers propose sanctions against Iran

A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in the senate that would impose tighter sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile programme.

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei flashes 'red lines' days ahead of nuclear talks deadline

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei flashes 'red lines' days ahead of nuclear talks deadline

Just days ahead of June 30 deadline for Iran and six world powers to clinch a nuclear deal, the nation's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has raised concern over the “unacceptable” demands being posed by the West, calling them as “red lines”.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wants nuclear deal within months: Report

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wants to reach agreement over nuclear program within 3 months and has backing to broker a deal from the country`s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, it has been reported.

Iran replaces hardline top security council secretary

President Hassan Rowhani appointed decorated admiral and ex-defence minister Ali Shamkhani to replace hardline Saeed Jalili as secretary of the key Supreme National Security Council, media reported.

Iran Presidential Elections 2013: Facts you must know

Iranians vote on June 14 in a Presidential Election in which a successor to hard-line Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Iran Presidential Elections: `Don’t appease West`

Iran`s top leader is urging presidential candidates not to make concessions to the West.

US puts sanctions on top aide of Iran`s ayatollah

The US has made it easier for Americans to export advanced communications equipment to Iranian civilians.

`No power can stop Iran from seeking nuclear weapons`

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said his country was not seeking nuclear weapons.

Ball in Iran’s court, says US on direct talks

The US expressed deep disappointment over the fact that Tehran is not meeting its international obligations on the nuclear weapons issue.

Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie

Hundreds of Iranians, shouting anti-US and anti-Israel slogans, gathered in front of the Swiss embassy in Tehran.

Iran, North Korea sign technology agreement

The US has repeatedly accused North Korea of providing Iran with advanced missiles capable of targeting Western European capitals.

NAM: UNSC past its expiry date, says Khamenei

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei termed the US and its Western allies as "bullies" trying to monopolise nuclear fuel production.

NAM summit: Iran says won`t abandon nuke programme

The Non-Aligned Movement Summit of the 120-nations grouping opens with Iran assuming the Chair from Egypt for the next three years.

Iran’s Supreme Leader `bitten by Instagram bug`

Iranian supreme leader Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei has joined Instagram, a free photo sharing site.

Iran`s power struggle rivalries heat up courts

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has faced more than a year of withering political attacks.

Iran willing to continue nuclear talks: Report

A senior official`s remarks indicate willingness at the highest level of the Iranian leadership to continue the contacts.

Iran warns to block oil through Strait of Hormuz

Military analysts have cast doubt on Iran’s willingness to block the Strait of Hormuz.

`Iran’s Supreme Leader has blood on his hands’

A former general of Iran`s Revolutionary Guards described government claims that its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful as a ‘sheer lie’.

Ahmadinejad suffers parliamentary poll setback

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad`s supporters won just 13 of the 65 seats that were up for election.

Iran begins runoff Parliamentary Elections

A report said 130 hopefuls were competing for 65 seats in 33 constituencies, including Tehran with 25 undecided seats.