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August 28, 2015

The IAEA has been monitoring activity around Iran's Parchin nuclear facility via satellite. (Google)
05:00 GMT
The UN's nuclear watchdog said in a report Iran has constructed an addition to its nuclear facility in Parchin, raising speculation about explosive testing.

August 27, 2015

A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled the families were allowed to go after financial claims for Iran-backed "terrorism." (Wikimedia Commons/Jamal Nazareth)
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A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled the families were allowed to go after financial claims for Iran-backed "terrorism."
The Iranian government said the removal of sanctions will offset the budget deficit and help improve the country's foreign reserves. (AFP/File)
01:22 GMT
The Iranian government said the removal of sanctions will offset the budget deficit and help improve the country's foreign reserves.
The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable. (AFP/File)
00:04 GMT
The Syrian president said in a televised interview that relationships with Iran and Russia remain stable.

August 26, 2015

The International Atomic Energy said it would need nearly another $200,000 a month for Iran's inspections. (AFP/File)
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The International Atomic Energy said it would need nearly another $200,000 a month for Iran's inspections.
The trial for WashingPost reporter Jason Rezaian concluded last week. His verdict is expected shortly. (freejasonandyegi.com)
05:00 GMT
An Iranian official on Thursday denied rumors that his country was making plans with the United States for a prisoner swap which would include Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian.

August 25, 2015

Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit the Islamic Republic in a bid to boost political and economic ties. (AFP/File)
12:35 GMT
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he had made plans to visit Iran in October in an attempt to rebuild political and economic ties with the Islamic Republic.
Phasing out of government subsidies have left the energy industry saddled with debt. (Shutterstock)
08:16 GMT
Iran has lined up over 800 energy projects targeted for investment post-sanctions.

August 24, 2015

UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond shakes hands with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif during a joint press conference in Tehran, August 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:50 GMT
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the UK must tread carefully in its new relationship with Iran, after visiting the Islamic Republic to reopen the British embassy in Tehran.
Abass resigned from his position leading then PLO's executive committee during a special meeting in Ramallah city on Saturday. (AFP/File)
11:47 GMT
What's happening with the Palestine Liberation Front this week?

August 23, 2015

Iran's missile program is one of the largest in the Middle East and a major sticking point for world powers in the Iran nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
22:01 GMT
Iran introduced the Fateh-313 and declared it ready for mass production, despite some promises the country made just over a month ago.
Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh began negotiations with the British foreign secretary in Tehran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
16:10 GMT
Iran's oil minister began negotiations with the British foreign secretary in Tehran.
Iranian security forces stand guard outside the British embassy during Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond's visit on August 23, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Atta/Kenare)
12:00 GMT
British Foreign Secretary Hammond has reopened the UK embassy in Iran's capital Tehran.
Iranian men walk past the closed British embassy in the capital Tehran, on August 21, 2015. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
09:00 GMT
After a four year diplomatic break, Britain and Iran will reopen their respective embassies in the coming days.
A Turkish soldier stands guard at the Esendere border gate, between Turkey and Iran. (AFP/Bulent Kilic)
08:34 GMT
Escalation between Turkey and the PKK has taken its toll on trade with Iran as trucks carrying goods have been caught in the violence.
The US president promised economic pressure on Iran to reconsider its backing of the Lebanese militant group. (AFP/File)
07:54 GMT
The US president promised economic pressure on Iran to reconsider its backing of the Lebanese militant group.

August 21, 2015

Syria has been caught up in a brutal four-year civil war, claiming the lives of at least 240,000 people. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Iran's foreign ministry welcomed the UN's peace plan aimed at ending the four-year war in Syria.

August 20, 2015

Iranian protesters break into British embassy in Tehran in 2011. (AFP/File)
16:24 GMT
The UK embassy will reopen in Tehran this weekend, four years after its closure following an attack on the compound during a protest in 2011.
The Islamic Republic wants to revive its share of the global oil market despite a slump in oil prices. (AFP/File)
13:27 GMT
The Islamic Republic wants to revive its share of the global oil market despite a slump in oil prices.
Shiites assist an injured Sunni Muslim during clashes in Pakistan. (AFP/Aamir Qureishi)
08:50 GMT
The political geography of oil and minorities in Saudi Arabia and Iran highlights a fault line in the Sunni-Shiite divide at the core of violent transition in the Middle East.

August 19, 2015

Aivaras Abromavicius said he plans to make an official visit to Iran to discuss cooperation between the two countries. (AFP/File)
23:18 GMT
Ukraine's minister of economy and trade said he plans to make an official visit to Iran to discuss cooperation between the two countries.
Andy Warhol's depiction of Mick Jagger (left) next to a piece by Joan Miro at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary art. (Flickr)
12:10 GMT
They won't "Paint it Black", but the Jahan Nama Museum of Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Historical Complex will be making Andy Warhol's painting of Mick Jagger look so fresh, so clean.

August 18, 2015

Iran's new sturgeon farm is the largest in the region and produces the best of the delicacy.
20:29 GMT
Iran's new sturgeon farm is the largest in the region and produces the best of the delicacy.

August 17, 2015

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said no US foothold would be possible while the nuclear deal is still being considered by Congress. (AFP/File)
21:32 GMT
Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said no US foothold would be possible while the nuclear deal is still being considered by Congress.
Yeganeh Salehi (C), the wife of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, leaves the Revolutionary Court after a hearing on August 10, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
12:33 GMT
Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American Washington Post reporter, has been in Iranian custody for over a hear on spying charges.

August 16, 2015

Vahid Halilhodzic
20:21 GMT
Japan national football team head coach Vahid Halilhodzic believes that the upcoming friendly match against Iran in front of huge crowd will be a good test for his men.
All things MENA conflict land on Twitter at some point. Right now it's Kuwait's and Hezbollah's turn. (AFP/File)
18:19 GMT
All things MENA conflict land on Twitter at some point. Right now it's Kuwait's turn.
Iran contains one of the largest mineral reserves in the world. (Wikimedia/Jacopo188)
16:00 GMT
Tokyo may invest in business opportunities by tapping into one of the largest mineral reserves in the world.
Turkey's energy minister said the country played a "key role" in creating business for the Kurds. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Turkey's energy minister said the country played a "key role" in creating business for the Kurds.
A Hezbollah fighter takes aim in the Qalamoun region near Syria's Zabadani. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Negotiations between an Iranian delegation and Syrian opposition groups aimed at extending a two-day ceasefire in three strategic Syrian towns – which expired on Friday – have failed.
Iranian schoolgirls celebrate the 36th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Tehran. (AFP/File)
04:17 GMT
A social media campaign on Saturday to support the Iran deal took off.