Iran's defence minister Hossein Dehghan (left), foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (second from right) and Ali Akbar Salehi (right), the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, pose for pictures after receiving medals from President Hassan Rouhani (second from left) in Tehran on Monday. — AFP
In December 2012, aircraft trader James Kim received a letter from a company based in Cyprus offering to buy four jetliners. It was brief and to the point.
Iran has excluded Hassan Khomeini, grandson of the founder of the Islamic republic and a cleric with ties to reformist politicians, from contesting elections to the country’s powerful Assembly of Expe
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (right) and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcoming ceremony in Tehran on Saturday. — AFP
Iran’s President entered a row over thousands of disqualified election candidates on Thursday, taking a barely veiled swipe at a powerful committee that chooses who can run for Parliament.
Iran's President Rouhani said that 'the Parliament is the house of the people, not a particular faction.'
The prisoner swap followed the lifting of most international sanctions against Iran under a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program.
UN nuclear watchdog would say Iran had complied with last July's landmark agreement with world powers on Tehran's atomic programme.
He is expected to announce that Iran has fulfilled its side of the deal to put an atomic bomb beyond its reach.
Nuke deal implementation by Sunday; Kerry thanks Tehran for resolving dispute ‘peacefully’