Iran in new military drills despite US warnings

2017-02-18 19:12

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard is to conduct military drills next week, a senior commander has announced, ignoring warnings from the US.

Iranian baby with heart defect admitted to US hospital

2017-02-08 09:34

An Iranian infant in need of life-saving heart surgery has arrived at a Portland hospital with her family after being temporarily banned from coming to the US by President Donald Trump's immigration orders.

Iranian baby will be allowed into US for life-saving surgery

2017-02-04 12:20

An Iranian infant banned from entering the US for life-saving heart surgery under President Donald Trump's executive order, will now be allowed to travel for the emergency procedure.

US Navy sends destroyer to Yemen

2017-02-03 22:06

The US Navy has sent a destroyer to waters off Yemen in response to an attack by Iran-backed Houthi rebels on a Saudi frigate, a defense official said Friday.

Iran confirms missile test

2017-02-02 06:03

Iran confirmed on Wednesday that it had tested a ballistic missile, but denied that was a breach of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

Search teams find 4 more bodies in Tehran building collapse

2017-01-23 18:23

Iran news agency: Search teams find 4 more bodies of victims from last week's deadly Tehran building collapse.

Desperate search for trapped Iran firefighters

2017-01-20 17:00

Rescue workers pressed a desperate search for around 20 firefighters trapped under the rubble of a Tehran high-rise that collapsed the previous day.

'No sense' in renegotiating nuclear deal: Iran president

2017-01-18 06:10

President Hassan Rouhani says there was no chance of Iran renegotiating the nuclear deal with world powers if US President-elect Donald Trump demands it.

Sustained gunfire heard in Iran's capital

2017-01-16 16:45

Sustained gunfire has been heard in the Iranian capital of Tehran, with the city's mayor quoted as saying a drone was targeted.

Final Iran nuclear talks before Trump takes office

2017-01-10 22:10

Iran and major powers took stock Tuesday of their 2015 nuclear deal, with Donald Trump's imminent inauguration and the death of a moderate former Iranian president raising worries about its future.


Trump travel ban kills surgeon's lifesaving trip to Iran

2017-02-11 15:12

A Houston surgeon has canceled a trip to Iran to perform lifesaving surgeries because of uncertainty over the future of President Donald Trump's refugee and immigration travel ban

Iran threatens missile attack if thwarted

2017-02-04 16:17

A senior commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary says Iran's missiles will come down on the country's enemies if they do wrong.

US, Iran tensions mount

2017-02-04 11:19

US President Donald Trump has slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's weapons procurement network, provoking an angry response from Tehran in what is an increasingly tense stand-off.

Trump puts Iran 'on notice,' denounces nuclear deal

2017-02-03 05:50

President Donald Trump says Iran was now formally "on notice" after a recent missile test, while also claiming the Islamic Republic was on the brink of collapse when it signed an international nuclear deal.

Rouhani to Trump: 'Now is not the time to build walls'

2017-01-28 18:51

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump, saying now was "not the time to build walls between nations".

SA saddened by Iran building collapse

2017-01-21 20:21

The South African government has conveyed its condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran following the Plasco Building collapse.

Many Iran firefighters feared trapped

2017-01-19 18:19

Rescue workers in Tehran were desperately hunting for firefighters trapped under the rubble after a fire led to the collapse of Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building.

Obama warns Trump not to undo Iran nuclear deal

2017-01-17 07:30

US President Barack Obama marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasising its "significant and concrete results" and warning against undoing a pact supported by the world's major powers.

Iran's first post-sanctions Airbus flies in

2017-01-12 15:04

A first Airbus aircraft has arrived in Iran as part of a huge order placed after the lifting of international sanctions on the Islamic republic.

Iran receives Saudi hajj invite

2017-01-10 20:15

Iran has finally received an official invitation from Saudi Arabia for its pilgrims to attend this year's hajj, two weeks after Riyadh announced it.

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