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Iran, IAEA agree to nuclear inspection deal with less access

The head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, Rafael Mariano Grossi said it reached an agreement with Iran to continue the "necessary monitoring" of the...

Iran threatens to block snap nuclear inspections

Iran threatened on Monday to block snap inspections by the UN nuclear watchdog from next week if other parties to the 2015 nuclear deal...

EU voices concerns over Iran enrichment, nuclear deal

The European Commission voiced its concerns on Tuesday over Iran's plans to enrich uranium up to 20% purity at its underground Fordow nuclear facility...

Iran’s Sunni cleric blames Chinese Shiite students for spreading COVID-19

Earlier in March, one of the most influential Sunni spiritual leaders in Iran has accused Shiite, non-Iranian religious students of spreading the coronavirus inside...

Iranian man arrested for licking shrine

An Iranian man who intentionally licked through the bars of a Shi'ite shrine and urged others to follow him was arrested as COVID-19 continues...

Iranian clerics keep pilgrimage sites open to public despite spread of virus

Muslim pilgrimage sites in Iran have remained open despite the fact that the country has the largest number of coronavirus victims outside of China. Authorities...

Iranian Vice President infected with Coronavirus

Iran's Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar is the latest Iranian official infected with Coronavirus, according to the state-run IRNA. Ebtekar, also...

Iran's Deputy Health Minister tested positive for Coronavirus

Iran's Deputy Health Minister, Iraj Harirchi was tested positive for Coronavirus and is kept under quarantine, a Health Ministry spokesperson has confirmed. The test results...

Iran intensifies its campaign of oppression against the Baha'i community

The government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has stepped up its pressure on the country's Baha’i community by preventing members of the faith...

Despite Brexit, Western Balkans get some attention

Despite all the noise surrounding Brexit, Libya’s civil war and the Iran mini-crisis, Brussels’ attention to the Western Balkans is increasing substantially as important...

Greek Prime Minister meets President Trump amid Mid-East turmoil

The January 7 White House meeting between US President Donald J Trump and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis did not yield any new US...

EU nations call for de-escalation amid fears of US – Iran conflict

The killing of top Iran General Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad airport on Friday by US drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump has triggered a...

Greece and US ink new defence deal and extend strategic dialogue

Taking a welcome break from his involvement in the Trump-Ukraine issue, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo completed his short Balkan swing on 6...

OPEC Keeps Pumping, Vexing Putin, Iran

Despite the steep fall in oil prices in recent months, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil producers on November 27 decided...

US, EU Sanctions Push Iran Toward Russia, China

RHODES, Greece – US and EU sanctions against Tehran are hurting the economic interests of Europe and Iran, leading the latter to forge closer...

Putin’s Slick Iranian Oil Deal Upsets Sanctions

Iran and six world powers discussed in Vienna this week concrete steps towards a deal meant to result in long-term curbs on Tehran’s nuclear...

Iran Yearns For The Return Of Western Capital

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani delivered a message of “friendship, engagement, co-operation and peaceful coexistence” on 23 January, signaling his country’s intention to seek constructive...

Libya, Iran pull oil prices in different directions

Unrest in Libya has raised supply worries fuelling oil prices while progress in settling the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear programme has raised traders’ hopes...

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