Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks

2017-06-19 08:36

Iran says it has launched a series of missiles into Syria in revenge for deadly attacks on its capital that were claimed by the Islamic State group.

Iran opposes Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

2017-06-11 14:34

Iran has voiced its opposition to an announcement by Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region that it will organise a vote on independence.

Tehran attackers were ISIS recruits: official

2017-06-08 14:27

The attackers who stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the revolutionary leader's shrine earlier were Iranian nationals who had joined ISIS, a top official said.

ISIS claims co-ordinated attacks in Tehran

2017-06-07 21:27

Gunmen and suicide bombers have stormed Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing 12 people in the first attacks in the country claimed by ISIS.

Western terror policies have backfired: Khamenei

2017-06-05 05:13

Attacks by the Islamic State group in Europe and elsewhere show that Western policies in the Middle East have backfired, says Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

2017-05-29 20:32

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry discussed the conflicts in Libya and Syria as they met in Cairo, the foreign ministry there has said.

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

2017-05-22 20:22

Iran's re-elected President Rouhani describes relations with US as 'a curvy road'.

Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president

2017-05-22 17:03

Iran President Hassan Rouhani dismisses his US counterpart Donald Trump's summit with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia this weekend as 'just a show'.

Rouhani: Iran ready to promote relations with the world

2017-05-21 17:29

Elected for a second term, Rouhani says the vote shows Iranians chose 'interaction with the world' over extremism.

Iran's Rouhani wins 2nd term by wide margin

2017-05-20 16:01

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election by a wide margin, giving the moderate cleric a second four-year term to see out his agenda


Iran condemns new US sanctions

2017-06-16 22:47

Iran has condemned new sanctions adopted by the US Senate and vowed to respond with "reciprocal and adequate measures".

Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

2017-06-10 20:18

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's authorities have arrested seven suspects for supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran

US condemns 'terrorist' attacks in Iran

2017-06-07 21:27

The US has condemned the "terrorist" attacks in the Iranian capital Tehran which left 12 dead and dozens injured.

Dozens injured in Tehran metro collision

2017-06-06 22:19

The official Iranian news agency says at least 48 passengers have been injured after a train struck another that was stopped at a station due to a technical failure.

37 injured in shopping centre fire in south Iran

2017-06-03 17:01

Iranian state television says a fire at a shopping centre in the southern Fars province has injured at least 27 people.

Pirates seize Iranian fishing boat off Somalia

2017-05-24 14:42

Somali pirates have hijacked an Iranian fishing boat and taken it to a port in the north of the country, a watchdog group has said.

Trump lashes out at Iran during Jerusalem visit

2017-05-22 19:09

US President Donald Trump visited Jerusalem and the Western Wall on Monday as he sought ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, but also used the opportunity to again lash out at Iran.

Iran's Zarif suggests US 'milking' Saudis of $480 billion

2017-05-22 10:37

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has tweeted that the US may be "milking" Saudi Arabia of $480 billion after Washington signed major deals with Tehran's Gulf rival.

Assad vows to continue working with Iran

2017-05-21 15:01

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has lauded his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani's election victory and vowed to continue co-operating with Tehran.

Polls open in first Iran presidential vote since atomic deal

2017-05-19 07:16

Iranians vote in the country's first presidential election since the nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faces a hard-line opponent and two other challengers

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