Iran

January 19, 2014

Meanwhile, diplomats said that providing the amount would not be an issue, because many IAEA member states have already expressed their willingness to help.
03:55 GMT

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says it needs an additional amount of about six million euros for activities related to the implementation of a recent deal on Iran’s nuclear energy program

he EU also will suspend bans on trade in gold, precious metals and petrochemical products while increasing a ceiling on financial transfers not related to remaining sanctions
03:55 GMT

The EU foreign ministers will announce the move in Brussels as soon as inspectors from the UN's nuclear watchdog, the international Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), confirm that the agreement started to be carried out,

January 18, 2014

Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani says Iran is making sacrifices for Hezbollah [Press TV]
15:27 GMT

Iran is making sacrifices for Hezbollah and will support the Lebanese group in the event it is attacked, Tehran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Friday.

January 17, 2014

State Department official Wendy Sherman, shown testifying in 2011 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said the U.S. ability to enforce Iran sanctions “is being hampered significantly” by the shutdown.
12:03 GMT

As the White House ratcheted up its effort to placate political opposition to an interim Iran nuclear deal, top U.S. nuclear negotiator Wendy Sherman failed to convince senators to hold off imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

January 16, 2014

The forum’s founder, Klaus Schwab, told reporters Wednesday at the organization’s lavish headquarters overlooking Lake Geneva that the event seeks to “push the reset button” on the world’s crisis mode.
03:55 GMT

Organizers of the World Economic Forum said Wednesday that hundreds of public figures are expected to attend, including the leaders of Iran, Israel, Japan and Britain.

January 15, 2014

This man - U.S. President Barack Obama - is contributing to the alien agenda that has been driving America's domestic and foreign policies since 1945, according to Iran. (AFP/File)
19:50 GMT

The United States' international and domestic policy has been decided by "alien/extraterrestrial intelligence agenda” since 1945, Iran's FARS News Agency said in a recent report.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talks to the press in Amman before his departure to Damascus.  [AFP]
09:12 GMT

The foreign minister of Iran arrived in Damascus on Wednesday to meet President Bashar al-Assad.

A delegation of economic and trade officials from Germany will travel to Iran in the coming days to explore ways to give a boost to bilateral ties.
03:55 GMT

In a meeting with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on October 7, 2013, Freiherr von Ungern said that his country attaches great importance to economic relations with Iran.

January 14, 2014

The Al Qaeda-affiliated group has vowed to attack Shiite groups in revenge for the death of its leader earlier this month. (AFP/File)
13:49 GMT

The Al Qaeda-affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades have promised to keep up their terror attacks against Hezbollah, Iran and Israel following the death of their leader Majed Al Majed earlier this month.

Iran and the IAEA were supposed to meet next week to discuss Tehran's nuclear program, but the meeting has now been postponed until Feb. 8 (Atta Kenare/AFP)
12:34 GMT

The United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced Tuesday that it has postponed a scheduled meeting with Iran set for next week until Feb. 8.

The White House has previously warned that Obama will veto any anti-Iran bill that Congress pushes through. (AFP)
06:45 GMT

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on Congress to give pursuing diplomatic relations with Tehran a chance as new sanctions on Iran were backed by Washington.

January 13, 2014

Mohammad Javad Zarif is due in Amman on Tuesday, the Jordanian foreign ministry said. (AFP/File)
10:49 GMT

Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will visit Amman this week for talks regarding bilateral ties and regional developments.

Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks to journalists at Rafic Hariri International airport in Beirut on January 12, 2014 upon his arrival for a one day visit to Lebanon to meet Lebanese officials. Iran and Lebanon are looking to boost their bilateral ties. (AFP)
08:58 GMT

Iran's former ambassador to Beirut said that the Islamic Republic plays a crucial part in securing Lebanon's unity, and that it "contribute substantially" to Beirut's security.

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has called for an end to sanctions on Iran in his interview with BBC (Courtesy of Arabian Business)
07:58 GMT

In an interview with BBC, Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum called on the world to end sanctions. Here's why...

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif recently met with world powers in Geneva to finalize the timeline of implementing last November's historic nuclear deal (Ozan Kose/AFP)
07:37 GMT

Iran will receive $550 million in sanction relief around Feb. 1 as the first installment of nearly $4.2 billion that is set to be unblocked under its historic nuclear deal with Western powers.