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Iran

Trump speech: Iranians respond with anger, mockery

Trump's efforts to reach out to ordinary Iranians backfires

14 Oct 2017 6:22 PM

Iran tests new medium-range missiles in defiance of US warnings

State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile.

23 Sep 2017 12:03 PM

Will boost our missiles whether you like it or not: Iran defies US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

22 Sep 2017 3:47 PM

11 school girls died in bus accident in Iran

30 other people were injured, and 13 of them were in serious condition, according to state television.

01 Sep 2017 3:15 PM

Chador in, hijab out: Iran’s Harvard alumni VP Joneidi's wardrobe gets flak

Laaya Joneidi is just a couple of weeks into her appointment as Iranian vice-president.

26 Aug 2017 12:36 PM

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Iran plans to unblock Twitter, says Communication Minister

The 36-year-old Jahromi became Iran's youngest-ever minister this week, and the first to be born after the 1979 Islamic revolution.

22 Aug 2017 5:46 PM

In 5 days, Iran will ramp up uranium enrichment to 20 per cent

Iran gave up the majority of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium as part of the nuclear deal it struck with world powers.

22 Aug 2017 1:42 PM

Iran can quit nuclear deal if US keeps adding sanctions: Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani said Trump had shown he was an unreliable partner not just for Iran but for US allies.

15 Aug 2017 11:58 AM

Iran increases spending on missile program, Revolutionary Guard to defy US

In a session on Sunday, 240 lawmakers voted for the bill, with only one abstention.

14 Aug 2017 7:38 PM

Iran's Rouhani names female VPs as reformists slam all-male ministers

There was small comfort in the appointment of two women as vice presidents, who do not require parliamentary approval. 

09 Aug 2017 6:39 PM

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New US sanctions violate nuclear deal: Iran vows for 'proportional reaction'

Iran has no diplomatic relations or direct trade links with the United States so its options are limited.

03 Aug 2017 12:23 PM

Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

A confirmed launch of the "Simorgh" rocket would mark another step forward for the Islamic Republic's young space program.

28 Jul 2017 10:06 AM

Iran, Russia warns US after House votes for new sanctions

European firms working with the Russian energy sector, however, fear that the bill could end up hitting them.

26 Jul 2017 3:58 PM

Iran rejects US threats over detained Americans

Washington and Tehran severed diplomatic relations in 1980 when US embassy staff were taken hostage for 444 days.

23 Jul 2017 9:15 AM

Iran's president threatens response to new US sanctions on nuclear deal

Iran's parliament on Tuesday voted to streamline a bill that would increase funding for the country's missile programme.

19 Jul 2017 6:37 PM

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Iran appoints first woman CEO for national airline

Farzaneh Sharafbani, 44, holds a PhD in aerospace engineering and previously served on the board of Iran Air.

12 Jul 2017 4:07 PM

Terrorist Baghdadi is definitely dead: Iran confirms ISIS leader’s demise

Baghdadi has frequently been reported killed or wounded since he declared a caliphate to rule over all Muslims in 2014.

30 Jun 2017 12:30 PM

US’ eyes closed to main perpetrators of terrorist acts: Iran on Trump’s travel ban

The administration says the restrictions are needed to keep out terrorists while it tightens vetting procedures.

28 Jun 2017 2:38 PM

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: President Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani added that threats and sanctions were not the correct way of solving problems between countries.

26 Jun 2017 12:33 PM

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

On June 7, gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

19 Jun 2017 9:24 AM

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