Friday, June 23, 2017
An image grab taken from Iran's Arabic-language TV channel Al-Alam shows the launch of Iran's Rassad-1 satellite

Iran successfully launches satellite into space: Al-Alam TV

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran successfully launched its Rassad-1 satellite into space on Wednesday, the country's Arabic-language television channel Al-Alam said. "It was launched by the...
The Bushehr nuclear ractor will start generating electricity from April 9

Iran says nuclear plant more modern than Japan’s

MADRID (AFP) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday his country's Bushehr nuclear plant has taken every security precaution and relies on more modern...
Charbel Nahhas is one of four ministers who have refused to cooperate with the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Lebanon minister refuses to cooperate with Hariri court

BEIRUT (AFP) - Lebanon's caretaker minister of telecommunications said Wednesday he had ignored a request for information by a UN court probing the murder...
Iran is currently enriching uranium in the central city of Natanz

EU lawmakers seek to extend Iran sanctions

BRUSSELS (AFP) - European Union lawmakers sought to pressure the bloc's chief diplomat Tuesday to step up sanctions against Iran after failed talks over...
World powers believe Iran's nuclear programme masks an atomic weapons drive

Iran ready for nuclear talks

KUWAIT CITY (AFP) - Iran is ready to negotiate its nuclear programme with Western powers, but will refuse to make any concessions, Foreign Minister...
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili will hold talks with the EU's chief diplomat in Geneva

Iran nuclear talks back on, in Geneva next week

BRUSSELS (AFP) - Negotiations between Iran and Western powers on Tehran's controversial nuclear drive will resume next week in Geneva, more than a year...
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi

Iran denies problem with uranium enrichment

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran denied on Tuesday claims that its sensitive uranium enrichment work has been hit by technical problems and said its nuclear...
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi

Iran denies problem with uranium enrichment

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran denied on Tuesday claims that its sensitive uranium enrichment work has been hit by technical problems and said its nuclear...
Shirin Ebadi

Nobel laureate accuses Ericsson of aiding monitoring in Iran

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi on Monday accused Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson of aiding monitoring in Iran, and encouraged members of...
An S-200 missile

Tehran has defences against cruise missiles: Iran

TEHRAN (AFP) - The Iranian capital is equipped with air defences against cruise missiles, a top military official said on Friday, warning against any...