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US tightens sanctions on Tehran

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

The US blacklists new firms and people said to be aiding Iran’s nuclear programme, and identifies front companies allegedly helping Iran evade sanctions.
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Annan: Iran should be part of solution in Syria

July 10th, 2012 Comments off

This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan, left, meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, Monday, July 9, 2012. International envoy Annan raised hopes of a revived peace effort in Syria, saying he has reached a framework with President Bashar Assad and would hold talks with rebel leaders. (AP Photo/SANA)International envoy Kofi Annan said Tuesday that Iran must be "part of the solution" to the bloody crisis in its close ally Syria, and that the Tehran has offered its support to end the conflict.

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Categories: Arab News Tags: ally, envoy, kofi annan, support, Tehran

Iran confirms agreement on nuclear talks content

June 12th, 2012 Comments off

Iran's Russian-built nuclear reactor in BushehrIran's top nuclear negotiator on Tuesday confirmed an agreement had been struck with the EU official representing world powers negotiating with Tehran on the content of upcoming talks in Moscow.

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IAEA pushes for nuclear access in new Iran talks

June 8th, 2012 Comments off

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya AmanoThe UN nuclear watchdog held fresh talks with Iran on Friday in Vienna, amid calls that Tehran allow greater transparency of its nuclear programme, including access to a suspected testing site.

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Iranian vice president visits Ecuador

May 31st, 2012 Comments off

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa (R) welcomes Iran's Vice President Ali SaeedluIranian Vice President Ali Saeedlu said Wednesday he delivered an invitation from Iran's president to his Ecuadoran counterpart to visit Tehran for the Non-Aligned Movement summit in August.

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World powers, Iran at odds in crunch nuclear talks

May 24th, 2012 Comments off

Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili (R) poses with European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine AshtonIran demanded late Wednesday that world powers sweeten proposals made in talks in Baghdad aimed at easing the crisis over Tehran's nuclear programme, saying future negotiations were at stake.

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Categories: Arab News Tags: crunch, nuclear talks, Tehran

Doubts on Iran-IAEA ‘deal’ ahead of Baghdad talks

May 22nd, 2012 Comments off

IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano (R) speaks to the press upon his arrival from TeheranA mooted deal between the IAEA and Iran got a cool reception Tuesday on the eve of talks with world powers aimed at defusing the dangerously escalating crisis over Tehran's nuclear programme.

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IAEA chief in Iran to urge more cooperation

May 21st, 2012 Comments off

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya AmanoThe UN nuclear watchdog chief, Yukiya Amano, arrived in Tehran Monday to demand more cooperation from Iran on its nuclear activities, as Tehran prepares to engage with world powers in crucial talks in Baghdad over its controversial nuclear programme.

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Protesters angered by Gulf union

May 19th, 2012 Comments off

Thousands of Bahrainis protest outside the capital against a plan to create a union of Gulf Arab countries, with similar demonstrations in Tehran and Dubai.
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Iran says new US sanctions could affect talks

April 24th, 2012 Comments off

The sanctions are aimed at preventing Iran from acquiring surveillance softwareIran on Tuesday warned that new US sanctions targeting its access to surveillance technology were “negative” and could adversely affect its crucial talks next month with world powers over Tehran’s nuclear programme.



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