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Iran unveils new helicopter-carrying catamaran ship

Iran's state TV says the country's Revolutionary Guard has unveiled a new high-speed vessel capable of carrying a helicopter and up to 100 people.

'Evil' Saudi royals don't deserve to manage holy sites: Khamenei

'Evil' Saudi royals don't deserve to manage holy sites: Khamenei

Saudi Arabia`s top religious authority accused Iran`s leaders of not being Muslims, drawing a rebuke from Tehran in an unusually harsh exchange between the regional rivals over the running of the annual haj pilgrimage.

Iran arrests dual national over UK `spy links`

Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday.

Iran accuses West of stirring terrorism in Muslim world

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday lashed out at some Western countries for "raising" terrorism in the Muslim world.

Iran won't coordinate with US on Syria: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran won't coordinate with US on Syria: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran will never coordinate with the United States in Syria and other regional conflicts, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said.

Iran's supreme leader says US, 'evil' Britain remain main enemies

Iran's supreme leader says US, 'evil' Britain remain main enemies

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday Tehran had no intention of cooperating on regional issues with its main enemies the United states and "evil" Britain, state TV reported.

Iran`s supreme leader Khamenei warns of Western 'schemes' as new MPs meet

Iran`s supreme leader Khamenei warns of Western 'schemes' as new MPs meet

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged newly-elected lawmakers to resist "schemes" of the West.

PM Narendra Modi embarks on Iran visit; from Tehran Gurudwara to combating terrorism - These are his top priorities

PM Narendra Modi embarks on Iran visit; from Tehran Gurudwara to combating terrorism - These are his top priorities

Prime Minister Modi's first tour to Iran will feature discussions on terrorism in the region as well.

Iran unveils S-300 missile system parts at army parade

Iran used its annual Army Day parade Sunday to showcase parts of a long-awaited air defence system ordered from Russia, a move likely to irk critics of the arms deal.

It is wrong to think Iran's future lies in talks, not missiles: Khamenei

Those who say Iran`s future lies in negotiations rather than missiles are wrong, the Islamic Republic`s highest authority Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, according to his website.

Voting extended as Iranians queue in crucial elections

The Islamic republic's ultimate authority, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was among the first to vote and he urged the country's 55 million-strong electorate to follow suit, as "it's both a duty and a right".

Big turnout as Iran votes to shape post-sanctions era

Big turnout as Iran votes to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians voted in elections on Friday likely to determine the pace of their emergence from years of economic isolation, with Iran`s top leader, a stern critic of detente with the West, urging a big turnout to snub the country`s "enemies".

Iranians vote in contest likely to shape post-sanctions era

Iranians vote in contest likely to shape post-sanctions era

Results are hard to predict, with conservatives traditionally doing well in rural areas and young urbanites favouring more reformist candidates.

Iran votes in vital elections after nuclear deal

Iranians vote on Friday in elections billed by the moderate president as vital to curbing conservative dominance in parliament and speeding up domestic reforms after a nuclear deal with world powers.

Grandson of Iran's Khomeini excluded from elections

The elder Khomeini, a firebrand conservative who railed against pervasive Western influence, died in 1989.

Iran's Khamenei welcomes sanctions lift, warns of US 'deceit'

Iran's Khamenei welcomes sanctions lift, warns of US 'deceit'

State television reported that Khamenei wrote to President Hassan Rouhani to congratulate him on implementing the nuclear deal.

Iran's Khamenei urges even those against him to vote

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's current president, is a moderate and his allies are looking to make gains that could overturn the balance of power in a currently conservative-dominated parliament, potentially leading to social and political reforms he promised before being elected in 2013. 

Why has Saudi Arabia severed ties with Iran?

Why has Saudi Arabia severed ties with Iran?

The brother of Nimr al-Nimr, the Shiite cleric executed in Saudi Arabia at the weekend, today condemned retaliatory attacks on the kingdom's diplomatic missions in Iran, insisting: "We love our country".

Saudi Arab faces `divine revenge` over cleric`s execution: Khamenei

Saudi Arab faces `divine revenge` over cleric`s execution: Khamenei

Saudi Arabia will face "divine revenge" over its execution of a top Shiite cleric, Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday hours after protesters attacked the kingdom`s embassy in Tehran.

White House delays imposing new sanctions on Iran: Report

The White House has delayed imposing new financial sanctions on Iran over its ballistic-missile programme, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.