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July 10, 2014

British Foreign Secretary William Hague still believes that the "current negotiations are the best opportunity we have had in years to resolve this issue" on Iran's nuclear program (AFP/File).
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British Foreign Secretary William Hague states that significant differences remain in the sixth round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 over Iran's nuclear program.

July 9, 2014

Former Iranian president and influential spiritual leader Hashemi Rafsanjani said that "we share problems (concerning Iraq) with the United States. There is no obstacle for our cooperation" (AFP/File).
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Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani, has claimed that the U.S and Iran could cooperate in countering Iraq's current militant offensive, despite a history of strained relations.
Iran imported $153 million worth of products from the U.S. in January-May 2013 and exported $1.6 million worth of products to the U.S. in the mentioned time span
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Iran transacted non-oil goods with 177 countries in the past Iranian calendar year.

July 6, 2014



Maliki last week vowed to "never give up" on serving an unprecedented third term as the country's premier, despite growing criticism from both opposition and allies of his leadership (File Archive/AFP)
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Iranian leadership told the media Sunday that while it backs Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki's bid to continue as the country's premier, Tehran is also ready to support "any candidate chosen by the Iraqi parliament."
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did invite Saudi's Foreign Minister to visit Tehran in his commentary.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the country's state news agency this week that despite rumors, Tehran has not ever had plans to visit Saudi Arabia.
Not to be outdone, French firms are also preparing for their return to Iran
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Competition for the Iran market is fierce. Businesses across the world, but most notably in the U.S., are keen to fill the space left by the likes of Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroën and gain access to Iran’s 78 million consumers

July 4, 2014

The project has envisaged that about 250 megawatts (MW) of electricity will be generated per day from burning 1,500 tons of solid waste.
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The project will create 650 direct jobs and 2,000 indirect jobs, and will be implemented in four phases over the course of 24 to 36 months.

July 3, 2014

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stands with member of the UN Security Council in Geneva, November 24, 2013 (File/AFP)
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Russia remained optimistic about meeting the July 20 deadline with Iran over a nuclear deal with other UN Security Council members.

July 2, 2014

This will be the sixth round of talks between Iran and the P5+1 since the preliminary nuclear deal was reached late last year (File Archive)
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The sixth round of nuclear talks between Tehran and the so-called P5+1 are set to resume Wednesday.
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız said last month that Turkey will begin exporting an additional 4,000 tons of refined oil products to Iraq daily
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According to Moody's, Turkey's exports could decline by 15 percent if the fighting between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and Iraqi military forces continues.

July 1, 2014

An alleged member of ISIS examines an abandoned border crossing on the day that the jihadist group announced their establishment of a renewed Islamic caliphate (ISIS/AFP)
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Iran's deputy foreign minister said Tuesday that Tehran is ready to supply weapons to Baghdad if Iraqi leadership asks for help, while ISIS front man calls for more jihad during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Iranian carmaker Iran Khodro has resumed automobiles exports to Russia, which it halted in 2009 when Russia adopted stricter Euro-4 emission standards.
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The resumption of car exports to Russia comes at a time of greater openness to trade with Iran in the wake of an interim nuclear deal.

June 30, 2014

He added that comparative studies about plans implemented in other countries should be made, but Iran’s domestic capacities and necessities should not be ignored as a result of these studies.
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The government views the revival of the lake as a criterion for simultaneously reviving other bodies of water in the country, he added.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (AFP)
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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has reaffirmed the importance of strengthening cooperation among regional countries to combat terrorists, stressing that the era of violence and terrorism has passed.