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November 27, 2014

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the entire Iranian nation will stand up to excessive demands as the Islamic Republic engages in nuclear negotiations with six world powers.

November 26, 2014

The firm will be charged with "corruption of foreign public officials",  in a case that dates back some 20 years.
11:33 GMT
The charges concern alleged bribes made to officials to secure rights to Iranian gas and oil fields in the 1990s and 2000s.

November 25, 2014

European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deliver a statement in Vienna on the status of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program before he leaves Vienna on November 24, 2014. (AFP)
16:21 GMT
The European Union (EU) has extended a freeze on certain sanctions imposed against Iran over the country’s nuclear program after Tehran and six world powers agreed to continue talks for seven more months.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Photo: AFP)
15:18 GMT
Supremem leader talks tough after extension, president hails ‘significant victory’ and says negotiations will lead to deal.
There have been numerous demonstrations in Saudi oil-rich Eastern Province since February 2011, with protesters calling for the release of political prisoners and an end to discrimination against minority Shia Muslims. (AFP/File)
08:12 GMT
Saudi Arabia says it has arrested 77 people in connection with a terrorist attack that killed eight Shia Muslims earlier this month, stating that the attack is believed to have been ordered by the ISIL groups.

November 24, 2014

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.