OPEC unlikely to cut output: Iran official

2015-05-18 09:00

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is unlikely to implement a production cut at its next meeting in June, says a senior Iranian official.

Friends & Friction: Iran may hold lessons for our own growth

2015-05-17 15:00

A change of perspective is good for the mind, but it can also throw it into a deep sea of confusion – in which it can either drown in fear or dive deep to discover the treasures it didn’t know it possessed.

SA-Iran to hold talks in Tehran

2015-05-10 11:55

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is in Iran for bilateral meetings with that country's government.

India to sign port deal with Iran

2015-05-05 14:30

India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen to develop trade ties with Central Asia.

SA wants to import Iran oil - official

2015-05-03 10:34

South Africa is interested in oil, gas and joint ventures to develop Iranian oil projects, reports a state-run news agency.

Yemen rivals battle on

2015-04-22 16:49

Rival forces are fighting on in Yemen despite a declared halt to a Saudi-led bombing campaign, showing how tough it may be to find a political solution between rival Gulf powers.

Video of dogs being killed prompts protests in Iran

2015-04-20 14:30

A short film showing several stray dogs being brutally killed in Iran that went viral has prompted protests with celebrities joining animal lovers in condemning the cruelty.

Iran Guard rejects inspection of military sites

2015-04-19 10:34

A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard says inspectors would be barred from military sites under any nuclear agreement with world powers.

Yemen war is good - Saudis

2015-04-17 18:48

From newspapers to students to phone companies, Saudis are behind the war in Yemen.

Kerry still confident US can conclude Iran nuclear deal

2015-04-15 13:59

Secretary of State John Kerry says he is still confident that the US administration can conclude a nuclear with Iran after President Barack Obama agrees to sign legislation giving congress the right to reject an agreement.


Netanyahu: Not too late to stop Iran nuclear deal

2015-05-17 22:49

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said there was still time to stop an Iranian agreement with world powers that he says would give Tehran nuclear arms.

US team heads to Iran nuclear talks

2015-05-11 23:00

Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman will lead a US delegation to Vienna to join the next round of negotiations on finalising an Iran nuclear accord.

Saudi King warns of Iran threat

2015-05-05 17:21

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned at a summit of a threat from Iran as guest of honour President Francois Hollande said France was "by the side" of Gulf nations.

Iran bans 'devil worshipping' haircuts

2015-05-04 16:35

Hairstyles of a spiky and unorthodox nature have reportedly been banned in Iran because they imply devil-worship, while tattoos and other male bodily adornments are also being outlawed.

Iranian opposition leader: Tehran is force behind extremism

2015-04-30 13:56

A top Iranian opposition leader has told a US House subcommittee that Iranians have dubbed their government the "godfather" of the ISIS militant group.

Lawyer: US reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

2015-04-20 21:06

A lawyer says a Washington Post reporter that has been jailed in Iran faces four charges, including an espionage charge.

Iran, Australia pledge co-operation on ISIS

2015-04-20 08:32

Australia and Iran have reached a tentative intelligence sharing agreement to combat ISIS militants fighting in the Middle East, a report says.

Rouhani harshly criticises Saudi royals

2015-04-18 14:49

The Iranian president has harshly criticised Saudi Arabia, warning that the Saudi royal family will harvest the hatred it's sowing in Yemen.

Iran's tantalizing oil prize: Kemp

2015-04-16 10:00

Iran contains some of the largest and most attractive petroleum resources in the world, so any easing of sanctions could have a major impact on oil and gas markets.

Russia lifts ban on missile deliveries to Iran

2015-04-13 21:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin has paved the way for long-overdue missile system deliveries to Iran and Moscow started an oil-for-goods swap with Tehran.

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