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Iran says Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate pact will isolate US

'The global community must compel new US administration to implement its international commitments precisely and completely', Ghasemi said.

04 Jun 2017 12:21 PM

35 injured in massive blast in Southern Iran

The walls of the store have collapsed because of the force of the blast which also damaged nearby shops and houses.

03 Jun 2017 5:15 PM

Post elections, Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

Iran’s Foreign Ministry published a new sanctions list on its website Saturday, which added nine targets.

21 May 2017 8:37 AM

Hassan Rouhani re-elected as Iran's president with 23.5 million votes

In 2013, Rouhani won the presidential election with nearly 51 percent of the vote. Turnout for that vote was 73 percent.

20 May 2017 2:35 PM

Iran presidential polls: Rouhani gains unassailable lead, expected to win

Iranian newspapers praised the turnout, carrying headlines like 'a historical victory for Iranians'.

20 May 2017 8:17 AM


Iran vice president Eshaq Jahangiri pulls out of election, backs Rouhani

'Vote for Rouhani because he is the man for difficult situations', Jahangiri said as he announced he was withdrawing his candidacy.

17 May 2017 9:38 AM

Iran’s re-engagement with world at stake in Friday's presidential vote

In recent days he has adopted robust rhetoric, pushing at the boundaries of what is permitted in Iran.

16 May 2017 7:06 PM

Iran hardliners embrace social media to rally supporters in presidential poll campaigns

Hardline Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf has used Twitter and messaging app Telegram, which has 25 million users in Iran.

15 May 2017 10:04 AM

Iran’s top leader says people disrupting elections will be ‘slapped’

Khamenei's comments came as the Iran’s intelligence minister said his agents already blocked one plot to cause trouble.

11 May 2017 10:15 AM

Confront Sunni militants or face consequences: Iran warns Islamabad

'We expect the Pakistani officials to control the borders, arrest the terrorists and shut down their bases', Iran's Army chief said.

08 May 2017 8:27 PM


Iran election campaign kicks off without Ahmadinejad

Rouhani, a politically moderate cleric, squeaked to victory last time with 51% in the first round, helped by a divided conservative camp.

21 Apr 2017 5:50 PM

35 killed, 8 missing as flash floods hit northwestern Iran

The districts of Ajabshir and Azarshahr were the worst hit.

15 Apr 2017 6:05 PM

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes near Mashhad in northeastern Iran

There was no immediate information on possible damage or injuries.

05 Apr 2017 1:06 PM

Iran hits back at US by imposing sanctions on 15 companies

The companies named did not immediately respond to requests for comments on Monday.

27 Mar 2017 3:35 PM

Iran generous towards refugees: UN

Trump's new visa ban will have a tough impact on the one million Iranians living and studying in the US.

16 Mar 2017 1:44 PM


Iran teen’s homemade fireworks cost home and 7 lives

The prosecutor said that he died, along with 6 family members, while one was severely injured and three others lightly wounded.

11 Mar 2017 3:44 PM

Iran's missile test 'not a message' to Trump

Iran test-fired a new ballistic missile last week, prompting Washington to impose some new sanctions on Tehran.

07 Feb 2017 10:22 AM

Iran allows US wrestling team in after travel ban suspended

Trump issued an executive order last week banning nationals from seven nations - including Iran.

05 Feb 2017 1:32 PM

Iran: Female bodybuilder arrested for un-Islamic photos

Iranian women are allowed to take part in international sporting events, but must respect Islamic rules on clothing at all times.

18 Jan 2017 3:47 PM

Saudi invites Iran to negotiate Haj arrangements

Last week, the Iranian Foreign Ministry had denied reports of an invitation for negotiation.

10 Jan 2017 8:42 AM