State TV says armed group kills 6 Iranian border guards in clash near Pakistani border
Six Iranian border guards were killed in a clash with an unknown armed group trying to enter the country near the Pakistani border, state TV reported Sunday.
The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran Suspends its Work
Azerbaijan is suspending work in its embassy in Iran, days after a gunman stormed the embassy and killed a security guard, AFP reported.
Iran said Friday's attack was motivated by personal reasons, but Baku described it as an act of terrorism.
Iran’s Raisi pledges to tackle inflation
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi yesterday set the tackling of galloping inflation and currency devaluation as priorities for the 2023-2024 budget presented to parliament.
The pledge came as the rial touched a new low.
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Iran protest deaths mount as Tehran vows ’severe response’
Iranian protesters on Octç 27 defied a deadly crackdown by security forces against nearly six weeks of women-led protests, as Tehran vowed to punish those behind a mass shooting that killed 15 worshippers at a shrine.
Putin announced: "The agreement is close to completion"
"Today, a memorandum on Iran's obligations in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was signed. This paves the way for the country to become a full member of the SCO," a representative of the Iranian ministry told reporters, as reported by Sputnik.
Iran submits a ‘written response’ in nuclear deal talks
Iran said Tuesday it submitted a "written response" to what has been described as a final roadmap to restore its tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
Iran's state-run IRNA news agency offered no details on the substance of its response, but suggested that Tehran still wouldn't take the European Union-mediated proposal, despite warnings there would be no more negotiations.
Tehran unveils Western art masterpieces hidden for decades
Some of the world's most prized works of contemporary Western art have been unveiled for the first time in decades in Tehran.
"Some don't want the war to end... Don't ignore Moscow"
This was stated on Friday by the Director of Communications of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Fahrettin Altun, ahead of the meeting between Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.
Erdoğan, Raisi, Putin to meet for Syria summit
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet in Tehran on July 19 for a Syria summit, the Kremlin announced.
"The president's visit to Tehran is being planned for July 19," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on July 12 adding that the trio would meet for Syrian peace talks.
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Iran and EU say Vienna nuke talks will resume in coming days
The European Union and Iran agreed on Saturday to resume negotiations in Vienna in the coming days over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers.
The agreement could help relieve tensions after the talks stalled for months, while Iran enriches uranium closer than ever to weapons-grade levels under decreasing international oversight.