Iranians rally ahead of fresh US sanctions (2)

Iranians gather in front of the former US embassy in Tehran to mark the anniversary of its takeover in 1979, while a fresh round of US sanctions are set to kick-off on Monday. IMAGES / COMPLETES VID1259053_EN

Stolen ancient artefact returns from US to Iran museum

Iranians visit Tehran’s national museum after a twice-stolen ancient Persian artefact, approximately 25 centuries old, depicting the head of a soldier from a line of Immortal Guards, was returned to Iran following a New York court order. The limestone relief was handed over to Iran’s representative at the United Nations last month and was personally brought back to Iran by President Hassan Rouhani, returning from the UN General Assembly.

2015 deal still best way to avoid nuclear-armed Iran: May

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says an internationally brokered accord with Iran remains the best way to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons despite Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 agreement. SOUNDBITE

Iran nuclear chief hopes deal will survive

(11 Sep 2018) In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Iran’s nuclear chief says that he hopes the atomic deal between Tehran and world powers survives, but warned that the country’s nuclear program will be in a stronger position than ever, if the agreement dies. (Sept. 11)

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