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44 dead as trains collide in Iran

44 dead as trains collide in Iran

The Tehran-to-Mashhad line was briefly closed to allow an investigation into the cause of the crash.

Iran's Rouhani: Trump cannot reverse nuclear deal

During the election campaign, Trump described the deal as "disastrous" and said it would be his "number one priority" to dismantle it.

Donald Trump cannot reverse nuclear deal: Iran`s Rouhani

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said there was "no possibility" of its nuclear deal with world powers being overturned by US president-elect Donald Trump despite his threat to rip it up.

Iranian president tells Venezuela essential to raise oil prices

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolás Maduro in a phone call that it was essential for oil producing countries to take a decision to raise the price of oil and stabilise the market, Iranian state news agency IRNA said.

Iran's President meets Castros in Cuba to reaffirm friendship

Iran and Cuba have long been friendly, united partly by their respective stand-offs with the US, although both have seen relations with Washington thaw in recent years.
 

Chabahar will be 'turning point' in Indo-Iran ties: Hamid Ansari tells Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

The strategic Chabahar port, which will give India access to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan, will be recalled as a "turning point" in Indo-Iran ties, Vice President Hamid Ansari told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday as the two leaders held talks here.

Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'

Iran president calls on Muslims to punish Saudi 'crimes'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today called on the Muslim world to unite and punish the Saudi government for its handling of the hajj pilgrimage and wider actions in the region.

Britain's May, Iran's Rouhani agree to work on closer ties: IRNA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Britain`s Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a telephone call on Tuesday to work on forming closer ties at various levels, a top Iranian official was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.

Iran announces May 19 presidential election

Iran's Guardian Council announced on Wednesday that next year's presidential election will take place on May 19 with embattled incumbent Hassan Rouhani expected to run for a second term.

Nuclear deal holding but more work needed: Iran negotiator

Iran's nuclear deal with world powers is holding a year after it was agreed but more needs to be done to ensure its full implementation, a top Iranian negotiator said Wednesday.

Iran's Rouhani accuses West of exploiting Sunni-Shiite rift, raps Israel

Iran's Rouhani accuses West of exploiting Sunni-Shiite rift, raps Israel

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani accused Western powers of trying to exploit Sunni and Shiite Muslims.

Conservative re-elected Iran speaker despite reformist gains

Moderate conservative Ali Larijani retained the speakership of Iran`s parliament Sunday despite major gains for reformists in February elections, benefiting from credit gained by his support for last year`s nuclear deal.

India, Iran, Afghanistan ink 'historic' Chabahar port agreement; PM Modi calls it 'corridor of peace, prosperity'

India, Iran, Afghanistan ink 'historic' Chabahar port agreement; PM Modi calls it 'corridor of peace, prosperity'

India, Iran and Afghanistan on Monday inked the Chabahar trilateral port agreement in the presence of premiers of all the three nations to set up trade and transit corridor.

PM Modi gifts Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei reproduction of rare Quran manuscript

PM Modi gifts Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei reproduction of rare Quran manuscript

A 'milestone' pact on the strategic Chabahar Port in southern Iran, which will give India access to Afghanistan and Europe bypassing Pakistan, was among the agreements signed on Monday by India and Iran. 

Narendra Modi in Tehran: India, Iran joint statement - Full Text

Narendra Modi in Tehran: India, Iran joint statement - Full Text

A trilateral Agreement on Transport and Transit Corridor was also signed by India, Afghanistan and Iran.

Economic engagement with Afghanistan, Iran our priority: PM Modi

Economic engagement with Afghanistan, Iran our priority: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the agenda for economic engagement with Iran and Afghanistan is a priority for India and the Chabahar transport and transit agreement "can alter the course of history" of the region.

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 President Hassan Rouhani welcomes parliamentary results

Iran's official IRNA news agency reports that President Hassan Rouhani has welcomed the success of the moderate-reformist bloc in parliamentary runoff elections.

Hassan Rouhani allies win Iran parliament elections second round: Reports

Hassan Rouhani allies win Iran parliament elections second round: Reports

Reformist and moderate politicians allied with President Hassan Rouhani won second round parliamentary elections in Iran, unofficial results said today, opening the door to them controlling the legislature.

Iran starts voting in parliament election run-offs

Iranians started voting Friday in second round elections for almost a quarter of parliament`s seats, the latest political showdown between reformists and conservatives seeking to influence the country`s future.