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Iran Cargo Plane Crashes Near Residential Neighborhood

Iran Cargo Plane Crashes Near Residential Neighborhood

An Iranian Boeing 707 cargo plane coming from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran's capital, state media reported, with an emergency official saying only one person of the 16 on board was known to have survived. Fire immediately engulfed the aircraft after it skidded of

Iran Intends to Enrich Uranium Amid Warnings Against Violating Res. 2231

Iran Intends to Enrich Uranium Amid Warnings Against Violating Res. 2231

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Chief Ali Akbar Salehi has announced steps to enrich uranium by 20 percent in a new challenge to the nuclear deal.

US Sanctions Weigh Heavily on Zarif Visit to Baghdad

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on an official visit to Iraq. Zarif and the accompanying political and economic delegation were welcomed at the airport by his counterpart Mohammed Ali al-Hakim. This marks the first visit by the Iranian official to nei

Israel’s Segev to Get 11 Years for Spying for Iran

Israel’s Segev to Get 11 Years for Spying for Iran

Israeli former minister Gonen Segev, who has been charged with spying for Iran, has reached a plea bargain with prosecutors that will see him serve 11 years in prison. The Israeli justice ministry said Wednesday that as part of the agreement, Segev, 62, will plead guilty to serious espionage and

Family: Nizar Zakka Subjected to Torture in Iran

Family: Nizar Zakka Subjected to Torture in Iran

The family of Lebanese citizen Nizar Zakka, who was arrested in Iran in 2015, has said that a video report was recently broadcast on Iranian state television framing him. It said in a statement on Tuesday that Zakka has been moved to a Revolutionary Guard prison from Evin prison in Tehran. Acc

Shamkhani: During My Visit to Kabul, US Officials Asked to Hold Talks

Shamkhani: During My Visit to Kabul, US Officials Asked to Hold Talks

US officials approached Iran’s supreme leader aide during a December visit to Afghanistan to request talks with Tehran, according to Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council. Tensions between Iran and the United States have increased since May, when President Donal

Iran Approves Anti-money Laundering Bill

Iran Approves Anti-money Laundering Bill

Iran's Expediency Discernment Council (EDC) approved Saturday an anti-money laundering bill, during the first meeting chaired by Sadeq Larijani who was appointed last week as the head of the Council. The new bill will allow the government to execute several reforms in order to implement standards

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