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Israel budgets $3 bn for strike on Iran - report
Israel’s 2014 military budget includes at least 10 billion shekels devoted to preparations for war with Iran, Haaretz newspaper reports. Top Jerusalem officials recently said that Israel may strike Tehran’s nuclear sites even without US help.

19.03.2014 16:30

​Iran: Homemade air defense system to be ready in 2 yrs, ‘better than S-300’
Iran’s top air defense commander has announced that the country will launch its Bavar-373 (‘Belief-373’) missile defense system, Iran’s version of Russia’s S-300 long-range system, in the next two years.

16.02.2014 10:16

Is Iran surrendering to the United States?
Is the interim nuclear deal signed at the end of 2013 a signal of Tehran’s surrender, or is it the opening of a new chapter in American-Iranian relations that could see the normalization of ties?

24.12.2013 14:28

Rouhani inauguration: Breaking bread at home and abroad
The pomp and circumstance surrounding the inauguration of President Hassan Rouhani hailed a potentially transformative transition of power in the Islamic Republic, which hopes to mend rifts both at home and on the international stage.

04.08.2013 12:03

Rouhani becomes Iran's president after spiritual leader's endorsement
Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, cleared the final hurdle to taking office on Saturday in Tehran, as the country’s spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei formally endorsed his election victory.

03.08.2013 09:55

Nukes are useless because nobody dare use them – Ahmadinejad to RT
Nuclear arms – as “the most inhumane weapon” – cannot be ever deployed and therefore they are useless for Iran, said outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an exclusive interview with RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze.

02.07.2013 12:25

Iran: A new moment of truth?
The Iranian election brought an unexpected victory for reformer Hassan Rouhani, marking not only the end of Ahmadinejad’s rule, but a watershed in Iranian domestic politics as well as in Tehran’s global standing and its troubled relations with the West.

19.06.2013 12:14

‘With Rouhani in office West will have to negotiate sanctions lift’
Now that moderate Iranian cleric Hassan Rouhani is set to assume the presidency, the West will have to get to the negotiating table to talk to Tehran in a serious fashion and resolve the problem of sanctions, Iranian journalist Hamid Reza Emadi told RT.

16.06.2013 10:59

Iran begins 'massive' deployment of long-range missile launchers
As the Islamic Republic of Iran prepares for presidential elections next month it is fielding a "massive" number of new long-range missile launchers, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

26.05.2013 12:28

Russia cautiously optimistic on upcoming P5+1 talks on Iran
Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister is hopeful negotiations between the P5+1 group (the UN Security Council's five permanent members plus Germany) and Iranian officials in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on February 26 will produce concrete results.

15.02.2013 13:00

Iran rolls out bold design for homemade fighter jets (VIDEO)
Iran has presented its first domestically designed defense fighter-bomber jet with limited stealth capabilities. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stressed that the plane was designed for defense purposes, and will not be used for aggression.

02.02.2013 12:22

Iranian Oops: US may have broken own sanctions by buying Tehran’s oil
There is a high probability that US sanctions against Iran have been violated by its own army. Part of the $1.55 billion in fuel the US bought from Turkmenistan for the Afghan army in the last five years may have originated in Iran.

01.02.2013 15:26