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US Says it Had Productive Talks on Iran with Russia

US Says it Had Productive Talks on Iran with Russia

US Special Envoy for Iran Rob Malley had what he called "good and productive" discussions about the Iran nuclear issue with his Russian counterpart in Moscow this week, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said on Thursday. “We continue to believe that the JCPOA is the most effective means to

Iran’s Guards Target Kurdish Fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s Guards Target Kurdish Fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Thursday used artillery and drones to strike Kurdish fighters based in neighboring Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region. This came days after Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the head of the Guards' ground forces, warned that Iran was preparing to target Kurdish fig

Blinken Warns US Getting 'Closer' to Giving up on Iran Nuclear Deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Wednesday that time was running out for Iran to return to a nuclear deal after a scathing report by the UN atomic watchdog and Tehran's signals that it would take a while to return to talks. The IAEA released a strongly-worded report Tuesday saying moni

US Adds Four Iranian Operatives to Sanctions List

US Adds Four Iranian Operatives to Sanctions List

The United States has sanctioned four Iranian intelligence operatives behind a failed plot to kidnap an Iranian-American journalist and human rights activist, the US Treasury Department said Friday. The sanctions come after US prosecutors in July charged the four with plotting to kidnap the New Y

Former Iran Army Chief Dies of Covid-19

Former Iran Army Chief Dies of Covid-19

Former Iranian armed forces chief Hassan Firouzabadi, who once accused Western nations of spying on the country using lizards, has died of coronavirus aged 70, local media reported on Friday. Revolutionary Guards chief Hossein Salami praised Firouzabadi’s “continuous efforts” to defend “the sacre

Iran's Assembly of Experts Urges Government to Solve Living Crisis

Iran's Assembly of Experts Urges Government to Solve Living Crisis

The Assembly of Experts in Iran urged President Ebrahim Raisi and his government to solve national crises. Head of the Assembly of Experts Council Ahmed Jannati said that the government is demanded to pay attention to the people's living and economic issues, urging the new president and his team

After Leaked Videos, Iran Opens Cases Against Prison Guards

After Leaked Videos, Iran Opens Cases Against Prison Guards

Iranian prosecutors opened criminal cases against six guards at the country’s notorious Evin prison, the judiciary reported on Tuesday, after footage showing the widespread abuse of detainees at the facility leaked out last week. The judiciary’s three-day investigation into mistreatment and grim

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