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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop hold a press conference following a meeting in Tehran on April 18, 2015. (Image: Atta Kenare/AFP)
April 21, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
Iran and Australia have agreed to share intelligence on tracking foreign fighters working with Daesh, as part of Australia's first official visit to Iran in over a decade.
US undersecretary of commerce for international trade says a lot of work to be done before reaching a final agreement with Iran
April 20, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
A lot of international companies are knocking the doors of Iran for investment especially in the energy sector, Iranian officials recently said.
Rezaian and his wife, Iranian photojournalist Yaganeh Salehi.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 16:46 GMT
The journalist, detained since July 2014, faces charges of espionage and "collaboration with hostile governments," according to his attorney.
Yemeni Foreign Minister rejected Iranian offers for peace negotiations in the ongoing Yemen crisis, citing Iran's role in supporting rebel militants.  (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 13:51 GMT
Yemen's FM rejected Iranian offers for peace negotiations in the ongoing Yemen crisis, citing Iran's role in supporting rebel militants.
Rouhani said Sunday Tehran and Kabul agreed to share intelligence on extremism in the region and conduct joint operations if need be. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 20, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Rouhani said Sunday Tehran and Kabul agreed to share intelligence on extremism in the region and conduct joint operations if need be.
Iranian leadership has challenged several parts of the framework deal, most notably a stipulation calling for complete access to its nuclear sites by UN nuclear agency investigators, and a hold on lifting sanctions until the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified Tehran's compliance. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 10:19 GMT
On the heels of a framework nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, a senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says allowing foreign inspectors inside Iranian military sites would be "selling out."
Moqaddam said that Chinese banks are investigating a plan to finance Iranian projects at three times the amount of money Iran has in China (image: on file).
April 19, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Abbas Sheri Moqaddam has said that China has so far invested €20 billion in the country’s oil industry.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government. (AFP/File)
April 18, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif called for end to airstrikes and formation of a unity government.
The Iraqi prime minister said that everything
April 17, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has welcomed help from Iran in the fight against Daesh (ISIS), but has warned the country to respect Baghdad's sovereignty.
The UN boss says he is trying to find a new representative to deploy to Yemen. (AFP/File)
April 17, 2015 - 07:08 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called for an immediate stop to fighting in Yemen and is urging a political solution as the best way to stop to violence.
Even assuming a conclusion of a nuclear agreement in June, it would take a while for its economic impact to be felt on the ground.
April 16, 2015 - 19:51 GMT
The economic implications of lifting the sanctions would be enormous for Iran but it would take about a year to be felt in full and growth could accelerate from around 3 per cent in fiscal year 2015-16.