Maziar Motamedi, Al Jazeera English

Maziar Motamedi

Al Jazeera English

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Recent articles by Maziar:

What next for Iran and Russia ties after Raisi-Putin meeting?

Tehran’s relations with Moscow to be bolstered, regardless of the fate of the nuclear deal, analysts say. → Read More

Putin and Raisi back closer ties in Kremlin meeting

Hassan Rouhani’s 2017 visit was the last time an Iranian president had met his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin. → Read More

Iran’s foreign minister in Qatar for talks after visiting Oman

The Iranian foreign minister is on a regional tour as talks in Vienna to restore the 2015 nuclear deal continue. → Read More

Iran says won’t officially recognise Taliban after Tehran talks

Iran has been in constant contact with the Taliban since its August takeover, but has called for inclusive government. → Read More

Three Iranian clubs barred from Asian Champions League

From the former government to US sanctions, authorities have tried to shift the blame. → Read More

Delegates at new round of Iran nuclear talks strike hopeful note

Progress has been made, but both sides still need to make ‘difficult decisions’ if an agreement is to be reached. → Read More

Iran says Vienna nuclear talks to restart around joint document

Iran says its negotiating team is ready to remain in Vienna until whenever necessary to reach a good deal. → Read More

Iran’s top diplomat in Yemen dies of COVID-19

Foreign ministry says Hassan Irloo was transferred to Tehran in bad state ‘due to late cooperation of some countries’. → Read More

Iran announces first case of Omicron COVID variant

Health officials warn safety protocols must not be ignored after detection of Omicron variant in a returning traveller. → Read More

Iran allows IAEA to reinstall cameras at Karaj nuclear facility

IAEA to not have access to recordings from cameras which will be installed ‘after technical reviews by Iranian experts’. → Read More

Iran and world powers try to bridge gaps in ongoing Vienna talks

As US representative heads to Austrian capital, differences remain on two texts proposed by Iran last week. → Read More

Iran imposes restrictions on unvaccinated in new COVID plan

Iran announces a new COVID-19 plan that will limit some public spaces to those with a vaccine digital pass. → Read More

Iran explosion near Natanz nuclear facility a controlled test

No damage was incurred as part of the air defence test, according to Iranian media. → Read More

Where does Iran’s nuclear deal stand after seven rounds of talks?

European delegations head back to capitals for consultations after submission of two proposals by Iranian side. → Read More

Iran and Taliban forces clash in border area

Iranian media say Taliban forces opened fire on Iranian farmers, thinking they violated the border. → Read More

Iran and world powers begin Vienna talks to restore nuclear deal

Both sides have repeatedly questioned each other’s commitment heading into the highly consequential talks. → Read More

Iran, IAEA agree to continue dialogue ahead of Vienna talks

UN’s nuclear agency chief and Tehran official agree to keep talking but did not provide details about outstanding issues → Read More

US must ‘accept reality’ and lift sanctions: Iran negotiator

Tehran signals it’s ready to keep weathering American sanctions if Vienna nuclear talks do not fulfil its expectations. → Read More

Iran’s IRGC seizes foreign tanker for smuggling diesel

The Revolutionary Guards say the unnamed foreign ship was carrying 150,000 litres of diesel. → Read More

IAEA says Iran has increased its uranium stockpile

The IAEA report comes days before scheduled talks in Vienna to restore Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal. → Read More