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Russia's Putin in Tehran on first visit in eight years

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He will hold talks with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran, Russia: We’re against ‘external’ bid to oust Assad

Russia and Iran jointly oppose “external attempts” to bring regime change in Syria, a Kremlin official said on Monday in Tehran after President Vladimir Putin met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran Guard simulates Al Aqsa ‘liberation’

Thous-ands of paramilitary forc-es from the country’s powerful Revolutionary Guar-d have held a war game simulating the capture of Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mo-sque from Israeli control.

Warhol, Pollock and Rothko on show in Tehran

Some of the world’s most expensive and rarely seen modern art, including works by the Americans Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol, went on display Saturday in a major exhibition in Iran.

Iran to cut ISIS threat at Afghan, Iraq borders

A top Iranian army commander said Monday that his troops would take “decisive” action if ISIS group militants come within 40 kilometres of its borders with Iraq and Afghanistan.

Iran to fine cars of unveiled women

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Iranian women who fail to wear the veil when driving will have their cars impounded for a week and are likely to be fined, the police warned Sunday.

Iran to receive Russian missiles by end of 2015: minister

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Russia this week announced the signing of a delivery contract in Tehran for S-300...

Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution

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Women cannot serve as judges and have not been allowed to run for president

Iran summons Saudi diplomat after three of its nationals executed

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Riyadh executed three Iranians convicted of drug trafficking

Iran appoints 1st woman envoy since revolution

Iran has appointed its first woman ambassador since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, naming foreign ministry spo-keswoman Marzieh Afkh-am to head its embassy in Malaysia, the foreign minister announced on

Are countries which have not been responsible over decades, perhaps even over centuries, for huge greenhouse gas emissions, promoting global warming now obliged to cut on their CO2 emissions in global

ISIS, or more accurately Daesh, is a creation of multiple forces – its seeds were sown by America during its Cold War confrontation against the erstwhile Soviet Union, it has been nurtured well since