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Iran orders US to pay compensation for slain nuke scientists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A court in Iran on Thursday ordered the United States government to pay over $4 billion to the families of Iranian nuclear scientists who have been killed in targeted attacks in re...

Iran media: Scores injured in explosion at chemical factory

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An explosion at a chemical factory in southern Iran injured scores of people, most of them lightly, the country's state TV reported Tuesday. The report said a lea...

Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, including some critically, authorities said. ...

Iran building collapse kills 11 as mayor and others detained

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug through debris Tuesday of a building collapse in southwestern Iran that killed at least 11 people, fearful that many more could still be trapped beneath the rubble as ...

Iran state TV says 2 French nationals arrested over protests

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of two French citizens, saying they met with protesting teachers and took part in an anti-government rally. The r...

Iran detains 2 Europeans; EU envoy in Tehran about nuke deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shortly before the European Union envoy met Iran's nuclear negotiator in Tehran on Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to salvage Iran's atomic deal with world powers, the country's ...

EU coordinator heads to Tehran in bid to save nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union coordinator of talks to revive Iran's nuclear accord with world powers said Tuesday he was traveling to Tehran, as the bloc makes a last-ditch effort to salvage ...

Iran says it gave long-sought answers to UN atomic watchdog

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Wednesday said it supplied the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog with documents explaining the discovery of suspect enriched uranium traces, state media reported, the first ...

Iraqi FM calls for direct Iran-US talks on nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iraq's foreign minister on Thursday called for direct negotiations between Iran and the United States, Iranian media reported, a rare appeal just days before world powers are set t...

Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a hard line Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting everything discussed in previous rounds of diplomacy coul...

A public suicide in Iran spotlights anguish over economy

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Ruhollah Parazideh, a wiry 38-year-old with a thick mustache and hair flecked with gray, was desperate for a job. The father of three in southern Iran walked into a local office of...

Iran's president says cyberattack meant to create 'disorder'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president said Wednesday that a cyberattack which paralyzed every gas station in the Islamic Republic was designed to get “people angry by creating disorder a...

Iranian police find bootleg wine hidden in dry village well

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police have uncovered bootleg wine hidden in a dry village well in the country's west, state television reported on Thursday. The report did not say how m...

Iran's president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it still wanted to save its tattered nuclear deal ...

Iran accuses Israel of June attack on civilian nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran accused Israel on Tuesday of mounting a sabotage attack on a nuclear facility near Tehran last month, the country's state-run news agency reported as authoritie...