Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said. "They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation will not retreat even an iota from its inalienable rights," Xinhua quoted Ahmadinejad as saying while referring to the successive Western sanctions on Iran over its controversial nuclear programme
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert died Tuesday in a car accident in central Iran, reports said. Two experts of IAEA were injured in a car accident while they were on a mission near Khondab heavy water production facilities in a central province of Iran, reported Xinhua, citing the semi-official Mehr news agency
Tehran, May 7 (IANS) Iran Monday expressed the hope that French president-elect Francois Hollande would "revise the wrong policies of his country in the past".
Tehran, May 6 (IANS) Iran has busted a drug gang linked to the killings of its nuclear scientists, authorities said Sunday. Major drug smugglers linked to the assassination of nuclear scientists have been identified and arrested, Xinhua quoted Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi as saying.
Tehran, May 1 (IANS) Iran finished overall winners at the Asian Weightlifting Championships Tuesday. Iran claimed the title with 501 points, followed by South Korea with 500 points and Kazakhstan 441 points
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi is hopeful that the next round of nuclear talks between the country and the world powers would be fruitful, ISNA news agency reported.
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran has called for regional security cooperation to maintain the security of the Persian Gulf, ISNA news agency reported. Speaking during a ceremony held Sunday to mark the National Persian Gulf Day, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said the security in the Persian Gulf could not be implemented unilaterally.
Tehran, April 29 (IANS) Iran has discovered a major gas field, a media report said Sunday. It is located in southwestern Iran's Khuzestan province and estimated to contain reserves as much as the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, Xinhua quoted the semi-official Mehr news agency as saying.
Tehran, April 28 (IANS) Iran's permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog have agreed to hold a new round of talks on the nuclear issue May 13-14, the IRNA news agency reported. Ali-Asghar Soltanieh said the talks with the IAEA will encompass setting a framework and modality for responding to some questions relevant to Iran's nuclear activities
Tehran, April 24 (IANS) Calling for stronger ties with Baghdad, Iran Monday hailed the "growing influence" of Iraq in the Arab world. Supreme Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tehran is pleased with the increasing role of Iraq in the developemnt of the region