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Rouhani slams world ‘silence’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends demonstration in Tehran on Friday.	— AFP

Iranians rallied nationwide on Friday in a show of support for Palestinians as arch foe Israel pursued its deadly campaign against the Gaza Strip.

Iran’s Ali Khamenei gives no quarter to West’s wishes

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader revealed on Tuesday his country’s demands for a massive long-term increase in its nuclear enrichment capability, laying bare huge gaps between Tehran and world powers negotiating

US firm inks $1.175 bn preliminary Iran deal

A US company has signed a preliminary agreement to invest $1.175 billion in Iran, in a rare joint commercial project to turn rubbish and human waste into electricity.

Militants invite Messi to join jihad

When Lionel Messi scored a 91st-minute goal to give Argentina a victory over underdogs Iran in Saturday’s World Cup game, he seems to have picked up some unlikely fans.Iran’s Mehr News Agency, as tran

Veiled women of Iran take makeup seriously

Under the compulsory veil and despite hard times, Iranian women are unrestrained in showing off one feature on which they feel a need to spend money. Their faces.

Iran will do anything to protect Shia shrines

Hassan Rouhani

‘Dear Karbala, dear Najaf, dear Kadhimiyah and dear Samarra, we warn the great powers, the great Iranian people will do everything to protect them’

Rowhani vows to combat terrorism

Predominantly Shia Iran will combat the “violence and terrorism” of Sunni extremists who have launched an anti-government offensive in neighbouring Iraq, President Hassan Rowhani warned on Thursday.

Iran’s Rouhani vows to defend nuclear rights

On the eve of talks, Iran’s moderate President said on Tuesday that his administration will defend the Islamic Republic’s nuclear rights and work to end international sanctions that have devastated it

Iranian actress apologises for kiss

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Iranian actress Leila Hatami has apologised for kissing the Cannes Film Festival’s president on the cheek, an act which angered authorities in the Islamic republic, state news agency IRNA reported.

6 in Iran held for video of Pharrell’s Happy on Net

Police said on Tuesday they had arrested six Iranians suspected of posting a version of US singer Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy on the Internet.

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.