Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Tag Archives: Iran

Iran rescue teams find wreckage of plane in Zagros mountains

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TEHERAN: Iranian rescue teams on Tuesday (Feb 20) found the wreckage of a plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains two days earlier, a Revolutionary Guards spokesman told state media. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros range with 66 people on board, around 45 ...

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66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

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TEHRAN: All 66 people on board an Iranian passenger plane were feared dead on Sunday after it crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains, with emergency services struggling to locate the wreckage in blizzard conditions. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj, some ...

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Iran, India to work for stability in Afghanistan

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NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in New Delhi on ...

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Iran rejects possibility of renegotiation on nuclear deal

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi

TEHRAN: Iran’s Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that Iran will never engage in the probable calls for renewed talks on the 2105 international deal which put an end to the disputes over the country’s nuclear program. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said that it is the “U.S. illusion” to engage ...

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UN chief defends Iran deal after Trump demands changes

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UNITED NATIONS :UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that any bid to address concerns about Iran should not jeopardize the hard-won nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded changes to the accord. The United States is concerned the deal, thrashed out over 12 years of talks, does nothing to punish ...

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Trump tipped to extend sanctions relief for Iran

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NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump is expected to extend sanctions relief for Iran this week as part of the 2015 nuclear deal, amid widespread speculation about whether he would kick-start a process that would see the accord unravel. The Associated Press cited unnamed administration officials saying lawmakers had made ...

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Iranian Foreign Minister in Russia for talks on nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

MOSCOW: Iran’s foreign minister is visiting Moscow for talks focusing on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and the situation in Syria, where both nations support President Bashar Assad. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the need for close cooperation to safeguard the nuclear agreement during ...

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Iran’s former president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

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TEHRAN: The Iranian regime headed by Ali Khamenei has reportedly arrested former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Shiraz city for inciting unrest and more demonstrations following statements he made earlier in Bushehr. Authorities are now seeking to place Ahmadinejad under house arrest with Khamenei’s approval. During a visit to Bushehr city ...

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