Iran News

By Daniel Sadjadian | News about the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran, Russia lay out roadmap for closer strategic ties

<b>Iran and Russia issue a joint statement, outlining a roadmap for the future status of their bilateral relations and cooperation on the regional and</b> …

Iran calls for removal of nuclear weapons

<b>Iran's ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo has called for the total eradication of nuclear weapons.</b><p>Khoshroo reiterated Iran's call during a UN …


Why Are US-Iran Ties Worsening? Tehran Imposes Sanctions On American Companies In Tit-For-Tat

Days after the United States imposed fresh sanctions on companies and individuals that it believed helped Iran boost its ballistic missiles program, …


Iran to host first International Tehran Marathon

<b>The Islamic Republic of Iran Athletics Federation (IRIAF) is going to host the first edition of International Tehran Marathon early next month, with</b> …


Iran hits back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctions

Sanctions target 15 American companies, which Tehran alleges are supporting 'atrocities' by Israel in Palestinian lands.<p>Iran has announced sanctions against 15 US companies, alleging they support "terrorism", repression and Israel's occupation of Palestine, in retaliation for measures earlier …


UN asks Iran, Russia, Turkey to save Syria truce

<b>The UN’s Syria envoy has written to Iran, Russia and Turkey, pleading with the trio to urgently help save the Syria-wide ceasefire, which has</b> …


US better watch moves in Persian Gulf: Iran

<b>Iran's chief Armed Forces spokesman has dismissed reports about alleged “unprofessional behavior” by Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf, saying the</b> …

Time to see another face of Tehran during Noruz

TEHRAN – Noruz, the ancient, national festive of the Iranians, is the right time for those who have been for long fancying being in Tehran.<p>Home to a …


Langerak rues ‘two points dropped’ in Tehran

Socceroos keeper Mitch Langerak felt Australia dropped two points after scrapping with Iraq in a 1-1 draw in Tehran on Thursday.<p>On a bumpy pitch in cold and wet conditions at the PAS Stadium in Tehran, Iraq’s late equaliser was some reward for the tenacious Iraqis.<p>But Langerak, arguably Australia’s …


US will honor Iran nuclear deal: Trump aide

<b>US President Donald Trump’s nuclear advisor says Washington will honor the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six major world powers, including</b> …


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In six hours Spring officially begins and Millions of #Iranians celebrate it as the beginning of the #Persian New Year! #Nowruz @UN @UNESCO

Tehran rejects comments from U.S.-Saudi meeting as 'nonsense': IRNA

Iran dismissed as "nonsense" comments made after U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis met with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that condemned Tehran's destabilizing regional influence, state news agency IRNA reported on Friday.<p>Mattis and Prince Mohammed, who is the kingdom's defense …


UN hails Iran’s ‘exemplary’ refugee support

<b>The United Nations has praised Iran for generously hosting millions of violence-stricken asylum seekers and refugees, particularly those from</b> …


Iran to soon emerge as world’s key zinc supplier

<b>A new zinc mining project in Iran, which was recently awarded to a consortium of locals, is expected to enable the country to supply at least 4</b> …


Iranians celebrating Festival of Fire

<b>Iranians celebrate a historical Persian Festival of Fire, their hearts throbbing with the anticipation of approaching Nowruz (New Year) holidays even</b> …


Iran beats Palestine in WABA basketball games

<b>Iranian professional basketball club Palayesh Naft Abadan has pulled off a victory at the preliminary round of the 2017 West Asian Basketball</b> …

Middle East

Egypt-Iran: A possible thaw in relations?

The time is ripe for a rapprochement between Cairo and Tehran, say Iranian analysts.<p><b>Tehran -</b> Despite recent backstage talks, Egypt and Iran are unlikely to re-establish full diplomatic relations any time soon, Iranian analysts said.<p>A recent string of diplomatic overtures has suggested a thaw in the …


Diplomatic strides as Iran's Rouhani sends Kuwait's ruler a letter

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani sent a letter on Monday to Kuwait's ruler, Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, state media reported, a further sign that the two might be trying to defuse tensions between the Islamic Republic and the Gulf Arab states.<p>Predominantly Shi'ite Iran and the Sunni …


“Qaher F-313, Tehran’s homemade stealth jet, in final production stage” Iran’s Defense Minister claims

Do you remember the Iranian stealth jet that was unveiled in 2013 and looked like a fake plane? Well, it would be in the final stages of production …


'Far from perfect': Documents describe hectic final days of Canadian Embassy in Tehran

Trudeau’s plan to re-establish ties partly complicated by fact Canada gave up embassy building<p>The only indication that 57 Shahid Sarafraz Street was …

Iran unveils its most advanced 'Karrar' tank

<b>Iran has unveiled its most advanced tank of amphibious mobility for induction into the country's armored assets, local news agencies report.</b><p>Karrar …


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Russia: Iranian ships arrive in port of Makhachkala

Iran banks to push for post-sanctions thaw

<b>Three major Iranian-owned banks in Britain are reportedly planning to push the country’s banks to do business with them through a top regulating</b> …