Tag Archives: Foreign relations of Iran

06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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23Nov/16

White House: We will not undermine ability to implement Iran nuclear deal

White House says it will not sign any legislation that would undermine the ability to implement the Iran nuclear deal.

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17Jan/16
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

EU, US announce lifting of Iran nuclear-related sanctions

China Central Television (CCTV) – Both the European Union and the United Sates announced on Jan. 16 to lift sanctions over Iran under the historic nuclear deal after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed all the preparation steps have been completed by Tehran.
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03Jan/16

Iran predicts “divine vengeance” after Saudis execute Shi’ite cleric

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Saudi Arabian politicians will face divine retribution for the death of Shi’ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr.
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03Jan/16

Protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran over Shi’ite cleric execution

Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, as Shi’ite Muslim Iran react with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shi’ite cleric.

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25Aug/15

U.S. presidential candidate Chris Christie denounces Iran nuclear deal

Chris Christie, a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. president, calls on Congress to reject Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.

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14Jul/15

IAEA signed roadmap with Iran to resolve nuclear issues by year end

The International Atomic Energy Agency has signed a roadmap with Iran that aims to resolve all outstanding nuclear issues by the end of 2015, its chief Yukiya Amano says.

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26May/15

Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian’s trial begins on espionage charges behind closed doors in Tehran, 10 months after he was arrested at his home and imprisoned.

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05Apr/15

Netanyahu slams world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran

“I’m trying to kill a bad deal,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran.
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05Apr/15

Zarif stresses benefits to Iran of framework nuclear deal

All United Nations Security Council resolutions related to Iran’s nuclear programme will be lifted immediately if a final deal is agreed, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says.

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