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World Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani during a ceremony to unveil the “Mohajer-10” drone last month (Iranian Presidency)

Tehran Insists on Lifting ‘All Arms Sanctions’ Despite Faltering Nuclear Talks

Iranian Defense Minister Mohammad Reza Ashtiani said on Wednesday that all sanctions on Iranian armaments were set to expire on Oct. 18. He also expressed…

Adil Al-Salmi (London)
Arab World Former Reformist President Mohammad Khatami mediates between Hassan Khomeini and ex-President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran (Jamaran)

Karroubi Expresses Pessimism About Iran’s Legislative Elections

Reformist leader Mehdi Karroubi stated that Iranian authorities are attempting to replicate the current parliament, despite claims of inviting political…

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World Raisi makes a statement at the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran. (Iranian Presidency)

Iran’s Raisi Pledges to Continue Negotiations over Removal of Sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi pledged that his government will move forward in negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement. The negotiations revolve…

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World Former President Mohammad Khatami delivers a speech in Tehran last April (Jamaran)

Demands in Iran to Put Khatami on Trial After Warning ‘the Regime Might Collapse’

Iranian conservatives were angered by former reformist President Mohammad Khatami, who criticized the rulers, warning that the regime will inevitably fall if…

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World Iranian missiles called Abu Mahdi are displayed during the ceremony of joining the IRGC Navy and the Army, in Tehran, Iran, in this picture obtained on July 25, 2023. Iran's Defense Ministry/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Navy Acquires ‘Sanctioned’ Cruise Missiles

The Iranian Navy and the Revolutionary Guards Corp's Navy have received the "Abu Mahdi" cruise missile three years after its unveiling. The 1000 km-range…

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World A consultative meeting, headed by Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, held in Tehran last week. Former FM Ali Akbar Salehi is seen on the far left. (Iranian Foreign Ministry)

Renewed Debate in Iran over Normalization of Ties with US

The official Iranian newspaper strongly criticized a proposal by former Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi to engage in comprehensive political dialogue with…

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World Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of ministerial meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta (AP)

Lavrov Rules out Nuclear Revival Amid Iranian Criticism of Moscow

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday that it is currently unrealistic to expect any additional agreements to revive the Joint Comprehensive…

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World Former President Hassan Rouhani and his ally, former Speaker Ali Larijani, during an event in Tehran (Jamaran)

Rouhani, Larijani Await 'Positive Signs' to Enter Election Race

Reformist sources have revealed that former President Hassan Rouhani and his ally, former Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, are eagerly awaiting "positive…

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