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Iran discusses nuclear ships plan with IAEA chief

Iran discusses nuclear ships plan with IAEA chief

Iran discussed its plans for nuclear-powered ships with UN nuclear chief Yukiyo Amano on Sunday, saying it would present details within three months, local media reported.

Iran, Airbus hopeful of finalising deal in two weeks

Iran, Airbus hopeful of finalising deal in two weeks

European planemaker Airbus and Iran Air will finalise a deal to buy aircraft in two weeks, the head of Iran's flag carrier said on Tuesday, adding Airbus has agreed to provide financing for 17 planes.

Iran's new parliament has more women than clerics

Iran's new parliament has more women than clerics

Iran's new parliament will have more women than clerics when its members are sworn in next month, a first in the Islamic republic and a sign of the country's evolving politics.

Big win for Rouhani's allies in Iran election second round

Big win for Rouhani's allies in Iran election second round

Reformist and moderate politicians allied with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani won twice as many seats as their conservative rivals in the second round of parliamentary elections...

Rouhani allies seek control of parliament as Iran votes

Rouhani allies seek control of parliament as Iran votes

Iranians voted in second round elections for almost a quarter of parliament's seats, the latest political showdown between reformist and conservative politicians seeking to influence the country's future.

Khamenei says economy first as new Iranian year begins

Khamenei says economy first as new Iranian year begins

Iran's supreme leader said on Sunday that the economy must come first, insisting in a Persian new year's day message that domestic production is the best route to a strong recovery.

Rouhani says Iran voters chose 'right and proper path'

Rouhani says Iran voters chose 'right and proper path'

Iranian voters chose "the right and proper path for the country", moderate President Hassan Rouhani said after final election results showed his allies had made significant gains.

Iranians vote in election likely to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians vote in election likely to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians are voting in two crucial elections, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urging a big turnout in order to frustrate Tehran's foes.

Saudi embassy attack 'totally unjustifiable', says Rouhani

Saudi embassy attack 'totally unjustifiable', says Rouhani

Iran's president denounced attacks on the Saudi embassy and consulate as "totally unjustifiable" after protesters stormed the compounds.