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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has repeatedly denied that Iran seeks to develop nuclear weapons (File-AFP)
February 28, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Dennis Ross claims the deal being discussed would allow US to perform "anytime, anywhere inspections."
The project will save an estimated 550 billion rials (about $20 million) annually in fuel consumption, said the report.
February 26, 2015 - 21:19 GMT
Iran has started work on its €2.4 billion ($2.73 billion) high-speed railway network, which will extend about 400 km from capital Tehran to the city of Isfahan, said a report.
Backdropped by Jerusalem's Old City Ottoman walls, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a joint press conference with Jerusalem's mayor Nir Barkat (unseen) on February 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
February 25, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he will do anything in his power to stop the US and Iran from reaching a nuclear deal.
Western sanctions over Iran's nuclear program have shut Tehran out of the global banking system. (AFP/File)
February 24, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Western sanctions over Iran's nuclear program have shut Tehran out of the global banking system.
After months of negotiations, Iran said Monday there is still a long way to go. (AFP/Vladimir Simicek)
February 24, 2015 - 06:01 GMT
After months of negotiations, Iran said Monday there is still a long way to go.
Iran’s annual petrochemical output is forecast to hit 43 million tons by the yearend.
February 23, 2015 - 19:32 GMT
The country produced 40 million tons of petrochemical products since the beginning of current Iranian year.
In May 2014, Iran Privatization Organization Director Abdollah Pouri Hosseini said the country would privatize 186 state-run companies in Iranian calendar year 1393
February 23, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
Iran has transferred 38.471 trillion rials (about $1.127 billion) worth of shares of state-run companies to the private sector since the beginning of current Iranian calendar year.
The U.S. initially sought restrictions lasting for up to 20 years; Iran had pushed for less than a decade.
February 23, 2015 - 17:41 GMT
The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it to slowly ramp up activities.
An image made available by Islamist media propaganda outlet Welayat Tarablos on February 18, 2015, allegedly shows members of the Islamic State militant group parading in a street in the Libyan city of Sirte.(AFP/File)
February 22, 2015 - 14:59 GMT
Militants associated with Daesh have claimed responsibility for both the attack against the Iranian embassy earlier today, as well as rocket-fire against an airport this past weekend.
Earlier this year the Algerian embassy was also attacked in Tripoli. (AFP/File)
February 22, 2015 - 14:12 GMT
Two bombs have exploded outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, causing minimum damage to the empty building.
International Atomic Energy Agency officials inspect the Natanz nuclear facility. According to the latest report, Iran has stopped enriching the IR-5 centrifuge located at the facility. (AFP/File)
February 20, 2015 - 15:13 GMT
A International Atomic Energy Agency report shows that Iran has ended nuclear centrifuge testing and has fulfilled its obligations under the interim nuclear deal signed in November 2013.