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Obama warns US could 'penetrate' Iran's air defense system   Apr 22, 3:57 pm
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that the US could "penetrate" a missile defense system which Iran is buying from Russia if the US decided that it needs to destroy Tehran's suspected nuclear weapons program.
US claims world powers, Iran progressing on Tehran nuclear deal as deadline nears  Apr 22, 3:57 pm
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): World powers and Iran have made progress in reaching an agreement on Iran nuclear deal as the deadline nears, according to U.S. senior administration officials.
Obama hints at 'possible compromise' on Iran sanctions relief  Apr 20, 2:17 pm
Washington, April 20 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted that Iran could receive significant reprieve from sanctions post finalizing a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions, one of the key demands put forward by the Middle East nation.
Netanyahu says 'bad nuclear deal' will allow Tehran to use sanction relief to bolster 'terror machine'  Apr 6, 12:20 pm
Washington, April 6 (ANI): While branding the agreement reached on Iran's controversial nuclear program "a bad deal," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asserted that Tehran would use the relief from sanctions to bolster its military operations and its "terror machine."
U.S. General Petraeus says Shiite militias pose 'foremost threat' to Iraq's stability, not IS  Mar 21, 12:32 pm
Washington, March 21 (ANI): U.S. General David H. Petraeus, who commanded the nation's troops in Iraq during the 2007-2008 surge, has reportedly gone on record to say that the foremost threat to Iraq's long-term stability and the broader regional equilibrium is not the Islamic State (IS) but Shiite militias, "many backed by and some guided by Iran."
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.
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.
US to walk away from Iran nuclear talks if 'significant gaps' not closed ahead of 'looming deadline'  Feb 22, 2:44 pm
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): As the deadline to reach an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme looms large, United States Secretary of State John Kerry has said that "significant gaps" remained and cautioned that the U.S. was ready to walk away from the negotiations if Tehran down not demonstrate its willingness to curb its nuclear ambitions.
Obama not ruling out reopening of US embassy in Tehran  Dec 30, 4:21 pm
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is not ruling out the possible reopening of US embassy in Tehran.
Iran sentences man to death over Facebook post 'insulting prophet of Islam'  Dec 4, 5:15 pm
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced a man to death for "insulting the prophet of Islam" on social networking site Facebook.
Iran nuclear deal deadline may be extended to bridge `serious gaps` in dialogue  Nov 24, 10:16 am
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Foreign ministers trying to reach an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme in Vienna are considering extending the negotiations as the Monday deadline looms large with "serious gaps" in the dialogue.
Iran nuclear talks: Western nations say key 'sticking points' remain ahead of looming deadline  Nov 23, 11:45 am
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Western negotiators have said that key "sticking points" still remain even as negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme enter their final stages in Vienna.
Iran says nuclear deal possible if world powers refrain from making excessive demands  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 19 (ANI): Iran's foreign minister has said that the final round of talks between him and the permanent members of UN Security Council could lead to a nuclear deal provided the world powers refrained from making 'excessive demands'.
CIA sets 'Argo' errors straight on Twitter  Nov 10, 1:39 pm
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency recently took to Twitter to point out how 'Argo' made various changes about the rescue of six U.S. diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979-1981 Iran hostage crisis.
Iran defends human rights record at U.N. six days after executing attempted rape victim  Nov 1, 3:24 pm
Washington, Nov 01 (ANI): Six days after the execution of a woman who killed her attempted rapist, Iran has lashed out at critics of its appalling human rights record at a U.N. hearing on Friday, blaming the West for Saturday's execution.
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".
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.
Iranians arrested for filming tribute video to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' go on trial  Sep 12, 3:30 pm
London, Sep 12 (ANI): The trial of the six Iranians who were arrested for filming a tribute video to American singer and songwriter Pharrell Williams' hit song 'Happy' has started.
Obama's military plan to counter ISIS violates international law, warn Moscow, Tehran, Syria  Sep 12, 12:08 pm
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Hours after the United States President Barack Obama spelled his plan to conduct air strikes to wipe out the Islamic Stats of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) within both the Gulf States, the Syrian government, Moscow, Tehran and other nations warned Washington that an offensive against the militant group in Syria would violate international law.
Iran claims shooting Israeli drone near nuclear enrichment site  Aug 25, 12:17 pm
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Revolutionary guards in Iran have claimed that they shot an Israeli drone near the Natanz nuclear enrichment site, 300km south of the capital Tehran.
48 killed as passenger plane crashes in Tehran  Aug 10, 3:32 pm
London, Aug 10 (ANI): At least forty-eight people have been killed in a plane crash in the west of the Iranian capital Tehran.
Iran threatens U.S. to use explosive laden donkeys   Jul 28, 11:54 am
London, July 28 (ANI): Iran warned the U.S. that they would use donkeys to deliver nuclear bombs amid claims that the U.S is ready to allow Tehran to get hold of nuclear technology.
Iranians arrested for dancing in video to Pharrell's 'Happy' released   May 22, 11:31 am
London, May 22 (ANI): Iran has released a group of people who were arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy.
Iranians arrested for dancing in video to Pharrell's 'Happy'  May 21, 2:49 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Young Iranians have been arrested in Tehran after they uploaded a video of themselves dancing throughout Tehran to Pharrell's 'Happy'.
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