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US, Iran To Begin Indirect Dialogue With World Powers On Nuclear Programmes

Apr 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden has said rejoining the agreement is a priority for his administration after Trump pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018

Watch: Iranian Woman Acting As Basanti, Dancing To 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'

Mar 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A video showing a group of Iranian partygoers recreating the song 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' from Sholay goes viral and netizens are in love!


On Chabahar Day, India Pushes For Iran Port In Key International Route

Chabahar port in Iran was initiated in 2003 as a way to bypass Pakistan and open Indian goods to markets in Afghanistan as Islamabad does not allow India access through its territory to Afghanistan.

Netanyahu Accuses Iran Of Attacking Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship In Gulf Of Oman

Mar 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The mysterious explosion struck the Israeli-owned MV Helios Ray, cargo ship as it was sailing out of the Middle East on its way to Singapore on Friday.


US Still Open To Iran Nuclear Talks After Iran's Rejection of EU Invitation

Iran had been insisting that the U.S. lift or ease sanctions imposed on it by the Trump administration under its 'maximum pressure campaign' before sitting down with the United States.

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28 February, 2021

Saudi Arabia Says It Intercepts Missile Attack Over Capital Riyadh, Blames Houthis In Yemen

Associated Press (AP)

The attack comes amid sharply rising tensions in the Middle East, a day after a mysterious explosion struck an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman.


26 February, 2021

Efforts To Produce More Of World’s ‘Costliest Spice’ In India

Outlook Web Bureau

In Kashmir, Saffron is mainly grown on well-drained ‘karewa’ soil and is cultivated at an elevation of about 2,000 metres above mean sea level.


11 February, 2021

Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed With One-Ton Automated Gun: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Citing intelligence sources, the British weekly said a team of more than 20 agents, including Israeli and Iranian nationals, carried out the ambush on scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh after eight months of surveillance.


20 January, 2021

How Long Can You Go Without A Shower? For Iran's Amou Haji, It's 67 Years & Counting

Outlook Web Bureau

Haji is scared of water, and believes he will fall sick if he takes a bath.


17 January, 2021

Iran Urges UN Watchdog To Avoid Publishing 'Unnecessary' Tehran Nuke Details

Associated Press (AP)

On Saturday, Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran to back off its plan to develop uranium metal.


02 January, 2021

Iran To Enrich Uranium To Up To 20 Percent At Its Fordo Nuclear Plant

Associated Press (AP)

Iran's decision comes after its parliament passed a bill, later approved by a constitutional watchdog, aimed at hiking enrichment to pressure Europe into providing sanctions relief.


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30 December, 2020

Iran To Pay Compensation To Families Of Ukraine Plane Crash Victims

Associated Press (AP)

Iran will pay USD 150,000 for each victim, state TV reported, without specifying a timeline for the awards.


27 December, 2020

Iran: At Least 10 Climbers Die Due To Avalanches In Alborz Mountains

Associated Press (AP)

Rescue teams are conducting search operations for those missing, reports said


01 December, 2020

Iran's Parliament Advances Bill To Stop UN Nuclear Inspections

Associated Press (AP)

Move comes after the country’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed last week


30 November, 2020

Iran Accuses Israel Of Remotely Killing Military Nuclear Scientist

Associated Press (AP)

Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, made the comment at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh


29 November, 2020

Iran Newspaper: Strike Haifa If Israel Killed Nuclear Scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Associated Press (AP)

Israel, suspected of killing Iranian nuclear scientists over the past decade, has not commented on Friday's slaying of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.


28 November, 2020

Iran Army Chief Vows ‘Revenge’ After Top Nuclear Scientist’s Assassination

Associated Press (AP)

Iran's foreign minister alleges the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore "serious indications" of an Israeli role.


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15 November, 2020

US, Israel Worked Together To Track And Kill Al-Qaida No. 2 Al-Masri

Associated Press (AP)

Al-Masri was gunned down in a Tehran alley on Aug. 7, the anniversary of the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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