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In Iran, Jacob Zuma praises 1979 revolution


A handout picture provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday shows him welcoming his South African counterpart, Mr Jacob Zuma (left), at the presidential palace in Tehran. (Photo: AFP)

Rouhani clashes with police over morality agents

Iran’s President criticised the use of thousands of undercover morality police in Tehran to report on young women who are not wearing a full Islamic hijab or those who play loud music in their cars.

India, Iran to expand oil ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, welcomes Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj at the start of their meeting. -PTI

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday assured external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj that his country can be a “reliable partner” for India’s energy needs as the two nations decided to significa

Iran unveils S-300 missile system at Army parade

Iran’s Army displays the long-range S-300 missile system during a parade marking National Army Day. — AP

Rouhani vows to defend Muslims against Israel

European Union top diplomat admits Iran nuclear deal difficulties

The European Union’s top diplomat during a visit to Tehran on Saturday admitted difficulties in implementing Iran’s recent nuclear deal with world powers, but maintained that the agreement was on trac

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Missiles key, not just talks

Iran’s Supreme Leader said on Wednesday that missile power was key to the country’s future security, slapping down moderates who say the focus should be on diplomacy.

World Cup Qualifiers: Toughest test awaits India in Iran

Members of the India team at a training session in Tehran on Wednesday, the eve of their World Cup qualifier against Iran.

India’s footballers face their toughest test in the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers when they take on Asia’s highest ranked side Iran, sans influential striker Sunil Chhetri, on Thursday.

Lukewarm Iran irk Constantine

India’s national football team coach Stephen Constantine expressed his displeasure at the Iran Football Federation not extending the courtesy of letting the visiting team train at the main stadium ahe

Ali Khamenei says US still hostile after nuclear deal

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Washington of failing to respect the terms of a nuclear deal that lifts sanctions on Tehran, in a speech on Monday marking Persian New Year.

Iran says missile tests don’t violate nuclear treaty

Iran’s foreign ministry insisted on Thursday that the missile tests carried out by the country’s Revolutionary Guard this week do not violate Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers or a UN Security C

Balochistan and Kashmir are two former princely states afflicted by insurgency on the subcontinent. All others merged with either India or Pakistan and have been peaceful.

India is on the move. Not in housing, education or healthcare. Not in urban reconstruction. Certainly not in political maturity.