VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog what it needs to assess whether Tehran’s past activities had anything to do with nuclear weapons, the agency said on Thursday, a further step towards implementing a deal between Tehran and world powers. 243 more words
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An award-winning Iranian filmmaker whose work focuses on both the travails of modern life and political expression in the Islamic Republic has been sentenced to six years in prison over his movies. 91 more words
Khamenei Says Nuclear Deal, if Passed, Won't Help U.S. -- "We won't allow American political, economic or cultural influence in Iran."
DUBAI — Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers will not open the Islamic Republic to political or economic influence from the United States, and could still be blocked by either country, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday. 354 more words
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Few expect a rerun of Ahmadinejad’s surprise victory in the 2005 elections, which kicked off an eight-year presidency marked by confrontation with the West, incendiary rhetoric toward Israel and refusal to compromise on the disputed nuclear program.