Iran

Corrected - Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ

ANKARA - The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

Iranians tell Palestinians to fight against Israel - state TV

ANKARA - Iranians took part in huge rallies across the country on Friday to show solidarity with Palestinians, urging them to keep up their struggle despite the Israeli assault on Gaza, Iranian state television reported.

World, Israel 25 Jul 2014

IAEA says needs more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension - document

STOCKHOLM - The U.N. atomic watchdog said it needs 1 million euros in extra funding to help pay for its monitoring of a four-month extension of an interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.

25 Jul 2014

Boeing reaches plane parts deal with Iran

PARIS - U.S. planemaker Boeing has disclosed an agreement with Iran to provide airplane parts, relaxing a three-decade freeze in ties as part of a broader package of sanctions relief.

25 Jul 2014

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ

ANKARA - The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

25 Jul 2014

India pays third tranche of oil dues to Iran - sources

NEW DELHI - India paid a third and final instalment of $550 million to Iran on Thursday, three industry sources said, part of the frozen funds released to Tehran in the interim deal with world powers.

24 Jul 2014

Iran's supreme leader calls for end to "murderous" Israeli regime

DUBAI - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order to end the "Zionist state", but said until such a vote could be held, armed resistance was necessary.

World, Israel 24 Jul 2014

India's Jan-June Iran oil imports climb by a third - trade

NEW DELHI - India's crude imports from Iran rose by a third in the first half of the year, data from trade sources showed, after the shipments were boosted following an interim deal to slow Tehran's nuclear activity and ease Western sanctions.

23 Jul 2014

TABLE-India's June Iran oil imports fell 24.5 pct vs May -trade

NEW DELHI, July 23 - India's oil imports from Iran fell by a quarter in June from May to 167,300 barrels per day (bpd), tanker arrival data compiled by Reuters from trade sources showed. Shipments in the first half of the year rose by a third from the same period in 2013.

23 Jul 2014

Iran nuclear talks to resume in early September - state TV

DUBAI - Iran said on Wednesday nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, according to state television, after both sides agreed to continue talking for four more months to try to reach a final agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.

23 Jul 2014
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Twelve-hour cease-fire takes effect between Israel, Gaza militants

GAZA/JERUSALEM - A 12-hour humanitarian truce went into effect on Saturday after Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip agreed to a U.N. request for a pause in fighting and efforts proceeded to secure a long-term cease-fire moved ahead.