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US Navy to accompany American commercial vessels through Strait of Hormuz  May 1, 2:06 pm
London, May 1 (ANI): Days after an American cargo ship was intercepted by Iranian patrol boats in the Strait of Hormuz, Pentagon officials have said that the U.S. Navy will accompany all U.S.-flagged commercial vessels through those waters in the future to prevent interference by Iran.
Iranian militia vows to destroy IS if ordered by Supreme Leader  Apr 23, 2:42 pm
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Iran's Basij militia, which comprises fighters loyal to the nation's religious leaders, has declared that it is prepared to go and destroy the Islamic State (IS) if their Supreme Leader ordered them.
US aircraft carrier sent to Yemen to block Iranian shipments to Houthi rebels  Apr 21, 11:25 am
Washington, Apr. 20 (ANI): A US aircraft carrier has been sent to join other American ships to block any Iranian shipments to the Houthi rebels battling in Yemen.
Iran may extend deadline for finalized nuclear deal to satisfy leader's demands  Apr 12, 12:37 pm
Washington, Apr. 12 (ANI): Iran will reportedly extend the deadline for a finalized nuclear deal beyond June 30 if there arises a need to satisfy the lines drawn by the nation's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said a senior Iranian official.
Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei warns 'framework nuclear accord' no guarantee of 'final deal'  Apr 10, 11:19 am
London, April 10 (ANI): Days after world powers and Iran chalked out a framework nuclear agreement, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned against seeing the preliminary accord as the "guarantee" of a final deal with world powers.
Iran to resume nuclear activities if West withdraws from agreement, says foreign minister  Apr 5, 1:24 pm
Washington, April 05 (ANI): Iranian foreign minister has said that the country would be able to resume its nuclear activities if the West withdraws from the nuclear deal agreement which is to be finalized in June.
Iran eases ban on women watching sports matches in country  Apr 5, 12:47 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 05 (ANI): A senior Iranian sports official has recently announced that the country's authorities have partially lifted a ban on women to attend men's sports matches, a report said.
Iran says will abide by framework nuclear deal 'so long as world powers do too'  Apr 4, 10:26 am
London, April 4 (ANI): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has assured the world that the nation will abide by the terms of the preliminary nuclear agreement that it signed with six world powers, "so long as they do too."
Saudi led coalition warplanes hit pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen  Mar 27, 10:54 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Saudi led coalition war planes have struck pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen with Saudi Arabia threatening to send ground troops which could potentially initiate a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
Iranian biopic of Prophet Muahmmad sparks controversy  Mar 26, 2:41 pm
London, March 26 (ANI): As a multimillion-dollar biopic about the childhood of the Prophet Muhammad is set to premiere on Sunday, Egypt's Al-Azhar University, one of the world's highest Sunni authorities, has urged Iran to refrain from showing the film.
Iranian official says global war led by Tehran's troops will raise 'Flag of Islam' over White House   Mar 18, 4:51 pm
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A top special operations aide to Iran's leader has recently asserted that their troops are involved in a global war that would raise the 'banner of Islam' over the White House, a report said.
Ex-Iranian President Rafsanjani's son sentenced to 15 years in jail  Mar 16, 11:10 am
London, March 16 (ANI): The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has reportedly been jailed by an Iranian court after being convicted of security offences and financial crimes.
Israeli PM Netanyahu warns Iran of 'very bad' nuclear deal with world powers  Mar 6, 12:41 pm
London, March 06 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iranian people of the nuclear deal being negotiated with the world powers saying it is "very bad" for them.
Iran says internet firms can operate in country if they accept nation's 'cultural rules'  Mar 2, 1:13 pm
London, March 02 (ANI): Iranian government has said that they can allow internet firms like Google to operate in the country if they accept their "cultural rules".
Iranian woman receives human rights award in Geneva for hijab campaign  Feb 25, 4:55 pm
London, Feb 25 (ANI): An Iranian journalist who started an online hijab campaign, encouraging women to come out in the open without their headscarves, has been awarded a human rights award in Geneva.
Dissident group claims Iran secretly running 'clandestine nuclear program' for years  Feb 25, 10:17 am
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A prominent Iranian dissident group has claimed that the Iranian dispensation has been lying to the U.N. nuclear inspectors for years and has been running a secret uranium enrichment operation at a facility buried deep beneath the ground in the northeast suburbs of Tehran since 2008.
Iran says 'some progress' made in nuclear talks but still 'long way' to reach final agreement  Feb 24, 10:59 am
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reportedly said that "some progress in certain aspects" has been made in talks to reach an agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
Banned Iranian helmer takes home Berlin's Golden Bear award for 'Taxi'   Feb 15, 9:24 am
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Iranian Helmer Jafar Panahi, who was banned from filmmaking in his home country, was awarded with Berlin's Golden Bear for his movie 'Taxi' at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Iranian actress in trouble for posing nude for French magazine  Feb 12, 10:16 am
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani is facing the heat after she posed nude for a photo shoot for renowned fashion photographer Paolo Roversi in the French magazine Egoiste.
India-China-Russia welcome extension of negotiations between P5+1 and Iran  Feb 2, 8:15 pm
Beijing, Feb. 2 (ANI): Affirming their support for efforts to seek a comprehensive and long-term solution to the Iranian nuclear issue through political and diplomatic means, India, China and Russia on Monday welcomed the extension of negotiations between P5+1 and Iran, and hoped that the two sides intensify diplomatic efforts with a view to reaching a comprehensive agreement at an early date.
US Justice Department kept secret record of all calls even before start of NSA program  Jan 17, 12:10 pm
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new report has revealed that the US Department of Justice was keeping a secret record of all calls in and out of US even before the start of the NSA programs.
Human Rights Watch asks Iran to let Afghans seek refugee status  Dec 22, 1:36 pm
Beirut, December 22 (ANI): The Iranian government's earlier announcement that it will grant a six-month visa extension to 4,50,000 Afghans is a helpful move to prevent their imminent deportation, according to the Human Rights Watch. However, the visa-extension plan is no substitute for an asylum system that will allow newly arriving Afghans to lodge refugee claims.
Sydney hostage taker believed to have committed 47 sexual assaults  Dec 16, 11:09 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Iranian refugee Man Haron Monis who held 20 people as hostages in a Sydney cafe is believed to be on a bail for 47 sexual assaults he is accused of committing while working as a spiritual healer.
Iran confirms conducted airstrikes against IS on behest of Iraqi govt, not U.S.  Dec 6, 12:46 pm
London, Dec 06 (ANI): A senior Iranian official has confirmed that the country carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq on the request of the Baghdad government and that it was not conducted in collaboration with the U.S.
Kerry says any Iranian activity targeting IS 'positive'  Dec 4, 9:41 am
London, Dec 04 (ANI): United States Secretary of State John Kerry has remarked that any Iranian action against the Islamic State (IS) would be "positive."
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