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Iran bans access to military sites

With some lawmakers chanting “Death to the America,” Iran’s Parliament voted to ban access to military sites, documents and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuc

Iran bars women from volleyball match

Iranian authorities denied women ticket holders entry to Friday’s volleyball match between Iran and the United States despite their having the necessary permission, the sport’s association said.

Hassan Rouhani: West miscalculated in Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused Arab and Western governments of miscalculating in their backing for Syrian rebels as the US-led coalition against the ISIS group gathered in Paris Tuesday.

US reporter to face Iran spy charges next week

The Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian, in custody for 10 months, will appear in court next week accused of spying and other crimes against Iran, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Tehran gets a makeover with Matisse, Van Gogh

Drivers and millions of commuters used to spending hours in Tehran traffic jams have at least had something nicer to look at during journeys this week: famous works of art.

Iran: New tech makes censorship redundant

The Internet and the proliferation of satellite technology mean Iran can no longer control foreign news and television broadcasts, the country’s culture minister said on Sunday, urging a new approach.

India, Iran sign pact to develop Chabahar port

Notwithstanding US objections, India on Wednesday went ahead with the signing of an agreement with Iran for the development of the strategically important Chabahar port which will give India sea-land

Delivering Islamic guidance is not duty of police, says Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Photo: AP)

Unorthodox ‘devil-worshipping’ hairstyles, tattoos banned

Iran to try Post journalist as spy

The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including “collaboration with hostile governments”, his lawyer said on Monday.

Iran, Afghanistan join hands against ISIS

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani shakes hands with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani (right)—AFP

Afghanistan and Iran announced Sunday plans for enhanced security cooperation to combat threats from the ISIS group, including possible joint military operations.

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.