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.
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.
Iranians vote on June 14 in a Presidential Election in which a successor to hard-line Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Iran`s top leader is urging presidential candidates not to make concessions to the West.
The US has made it easier for Americans to export advanced communications equipment to Iranian civilians.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said his country was not seeking nuclear weapons.
The US expressed deep disappointment over the fact that Tehran is not meeting its international obligations on the nuclear weapons issue.
Hundreds of Iranians, shouting anti-US and anti-Israel slogans, gathered in front of the Swiss embassy in Tehran.
The US has repeatedly accused North Korea of providing Iran with advanced missiles capable of targeting Western European capitals.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei termed the US and its Western allies as "bullies" trying to monopolise nuclear fuel production.
The Non-Aligned Movement Summit of the 120-nations grouping opens with Iran assuming the Chair from Egypt for the next three years.
Iranian supreme leader Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Hosseini Khamenei has joined Instagram, a free photo sharing site.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has faced more than a year of withering political attacks.
A senior official`s remarks indicate willingness at the highest level of the Iranian leadership to continue the contacts.
Military analysts have cast doubt on Iran’s willingness to block the Strait of Hormuz.
A former general of Iran`s Revolutionary Guards described government claims that its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful as a ‘sheer lie’.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad`s supporters won just 13 of the 65 seats that were up for election.
A report said 130 hopefuls were competing for 65 seats in 33 constituencies, including Tehran with 25 undecided seats.
Iran`s Supreme Leader said the Islamic Republic would not yield to international pressure to abandon its nuclear course.
Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday condemned the Western intervention in Libya, saying it is aimed at "getting their hands on its oil," and
said Iran supports the Libyan rebels.
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