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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."
Iranian hackers infiltrated airlines, defence companies across world, claim experts  Dec 3, 1:18 pm
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers say that Iranian hackers breached various companies across the world including airlines, energy companies, telecommunications firms and government agencies.
US defense official confirms Iran battling IS in Iraq  Dec 2, 2:23 pm
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): Confirming the involvement of Iran in the war against the Islamic State (IS) for the first time, a U.S. defense official has said that the nation is aware of Iranian bombing activity in the same national airspace where the coalition planes are operating against the terror group.
Iran claims 'successfully' tested replica of US drone captured in 2011  Nov 11, 10:29 am
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Iran has reportedly said that it has successfully tested an Iranian version of a United States-made drone that it captured in 2011.
Iran court sentences British Iranian woman to a year in prison for watching men's volleyball match  Nov 3, 12:28 pm
London, Nov 03 (ANI): An Iranian court has reportedly sentenced a 25-year-old British Iranian woman to a year in prison for trying to watch a men's volleyball match.
New UN report reveals Iran's gruesome persecution of non-Muslims while Rouhani remains silent  Oct 28, 2:35 pm
New York, Oct 28 (ANI): According to a new United Nations report, Iranian regime is persecuting Christians and other religious minorities in the country while the President Hassan Rouhani has been unable or unwilling to stop the maltreatment.
Iran's execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari draws worldwide condemnation   Oct 26, 1:17 pm
London, Oct 26 (ANI): The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was sentenced to death for killing her alleged attempted rapist, has drawn worldwide condemnation.
Iranian women attacked with acid for wearing 'bad hijab'   Oct 20, 12:00 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (ANI): A wave of acid attacks on women in Iran's Isfahan city has triggered fears and concerns that the victims were targeted for being "badly veiled".
One Pakistani paramilitary soldier killed, 3 injured in firing on Pak-Iran border  Oct 18, 1:52 pm
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistani forces have accused Iranian border guards of "unprovoked firing" on Pak-Iran border, killing one of its paramilitary soldiers and wounding three others.
Iran Parliament chief warns air strikes alone will not destroy IS in Iraq, Syria  Oct 15, 12:29 pm
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): While touting Iran's "good experience" in fighting terrorism, Iranian Parliament head has reportedly said that air strikes alone would not be enough to destroy the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Salman Rushdie condemns IS' 'hate filled religious rhetoric' used to attract British Muslims  Oct 11, 6:16 pm
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Salman Rushdie has condemned the 'hate filled religious rhetoric' that convinces hundreds of British Muslims to join the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria and describes it as the most risky weapon in the world today, towards the death of people in Iraq, towards the oppression of Iranians by the ayatollahs.
Iranian nuclear facility explosion hints at active nuclear weapons program, say experts   Oct 10, 12:55 pm
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Experts say that the massive explosion at an Iranian nuclear plant earlier this week proves that the country has an active nuclear weapons program.
Family of Iranian woman convicted for stabbing attempted rapist in dark over death sentence  Oct 9, 12:33 pm
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): The family of the Iranian woman, who has been awarded death sentence for allegedly stabbing her attempted rapist to death, is in the dark despite reports she could be spared.
Iran delays execution of woman accused of stabbing attempted rapist to death  Oct 1, 10:28 am
Washington, Oct 01 (ANI): Iran has reportedly postponed the execution of a woman who was to be put to death on Tuesday for allegedly killing her attempted rapist.
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