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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif (left), Chinese Foreign Minister Yi (center), and US. Secretary of State Kerry (right) pictured together at the Iranian Nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
14:25 GMT

Negotiators in the Iranian nuclear talks are working on an agreement to extend the talks an additional seven months, a Western diplomat reports.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a press conference in Vienna, July 18, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:58 GMT

Nuclear talks in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations could be extended past the November 24 deadline if an agreement isn't reached.

November 23, 2014

At stake in the Austrian capital Vienna is a historic deal in which Iran would curb its nuclear activities in exchange for broad relief from years of heavy international economic sanctions. (photo: AFP)
21:15 GMT

Officials call November 24 deadline "impossible"; Iran Navy "monitoring" foreign maneuvers after Israel renews threat of military action.

The 2014 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival is scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 7. (Image: Press TV)
14:44 GMT

The 8th edition of the Iranian international festival for documentary films Cinéma Vérité has released the year’s film lineup.

Hezbollah claims that its Iranian "Fateh" missiles can reach Israel with great accuracy. (Wikimedia Commons image)
14:38 GMT

Deputy head Naim Qassem's remarks came after news emerged that Tehran has equipped Hezbollah with a new grade of medium-range missiles.

While Israel has been vocal about its opposition to any nuclear deal with Iran,  experts say its threat to strike Iran alone is more of a diplomatic move. (AFP/File)
10:16 GMT

As the deadline to reach an nuclear agreement with Iran looms in Vienna, Israel threatens to strike the Islamic republic if its nuclear ambitions are not halted by world powers.

November 21, 2014

It wasn't clear why Hossein Derakhshan was suddenly freed. (File photo)
07:49 GMT

The Iranian-Canadian blogger has been pardoned by Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

November 20, 2014

Still from Melbourne winner of the Golden Pyramid award for Best film at the Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
07:17 GMT

The 36th Cairo film festival featured two Iranian films, a documentary on censorship in Iran and a Moroccan tribute to Iranian cinema. Through them, audiences sampled the challenges facing filmmakers in the Islamic republic.

The bank directed PricewaterhouseCoopers to remove key warnings to regulators on illicit transactions in an independent report.
04:55 GMT

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ was fined $315 million by a US banking regulator Tuesday for pressuring a consultant to water down a report on transactions with Iran.

November 19, 2014

Earlier in the day, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU’s Ashton attended a working lunch and discussed how to advance the talks within the next days as the November 24 deadline approaches. (AFP/File)
09:56 GMT

Iranian deputy foreign ministers have held talks with US diplomats as negotiations are expected to continue between Tehran and the P5+1 group on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

November 18, 2014

The helicopter can carry four people and is capable of flying up to 14,000 feet. It has a 300-horsepower engine.
18:38 GMT

Since 1992, Iran has begun a self-sufficient military program under which it produces everything from mortars to torpedoes and jet fighters to submarines.

China will double its investment in Iran's energy projects, an Iranian official said Sunday.
17:58 GMT

Faced with tough international financial penalties, Iran has turned in recent years to China, Russia and Turkey to finance major projects.

Talks between Iran and the P5+1 international group of nations are due to continue on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
06:25 GMT

A senior Obama official called a deal on Iran's nuclear program "difficult but possible" as the November 24 deadline approaches.

November 17, 2014

The official poster for the Cultural Resistence Festival in Lebanon. (Image: Lebanontraveler.com)
12:32 GMT

Lebanon’s General Security has banned theaters from screening the Iranian film "The Silent Majority Speaks."

Morteza Pashaei was laid to rest on Sunday. (Image: Radiojavan.com)
09:43 GMT

Morteza Pashaei died of cancer at age 30 on Friday, and thousands have gathered to remember the music icon in central Tehran.