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    Iran urges new US administration to lift bans ‘unconditionally’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:39am on January 23, 2021

    Iran on Friday called on the new United States administration to ‘unconditionally’ lift sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the Islamic republic to salvage the...

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    Bangladesh an emerging big economic force, says Iranian ambassador

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:17pm on January 22, 2021

    Iranian ambassador to Bangladesh Mohammad Reza Nafar said that Iran wanted to engage deeply with Bangladesh in the energy sector and make the bilateral trade...

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    World leaders welcome new United States president

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 04:34pm on January 20, 2021

    Several world leaders said they were looking forward to Wednesday’s transfer of power in the United States, where Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in...

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    Qatar calls for Gulf talks with Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 10:30pm on January 19, 2021

    Qatar has called for Gulf Arab countries to hold talks with Iran, the foreign minister said in an interview aired Tuesday, after Doha reconciled with...

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    What awaits Iran and the region this year?

    Viktor Mikhin | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2021

    ‘IRAN can easily enrich uranium to 40, 60 or even 90 per cent,’ claimed Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran. Earlier,...

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    European powers warn Iran over uranium metal plans

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:34pm on January 16, 2021

    European powers on Saturday voiced deep concern over Iran’s plans to produce uranium metal, warning that Tehran has ‘no credible civilian use’ for the element....

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    Iran test-fires ballistic missiles

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 09:30pm on January 16, 2021

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards test-fired ballistic missiles against targets in the Indian Ocean as they wrapped up a two-day exercise, their official website reported Saturday. The...

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    Biden taps William Burns as CIA chief

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:01am on January 12, 2021

    US president-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced William Burns as his pick to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, tapping a retired veteran diplomat who helped...

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    Iran in no rush to see US return to nuclear deal

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:00pm on January 08, 2021

    Iran is in no hurry to see the US return to a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers after Joe Biden takes office this month,...

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    Iran steps up uranium enrichment amid US tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:26pm on January 05, 2021

    Iran confirmed Tuesday it is now enriching uranium to 20 per cent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear deal with major...