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Chabahar port may become operational in 1.5-2 years: Govt

Commercial operations at the Chabahar port are expected to start in the 18-24 months, which will provide India increased connectivity to Russia and North Baltic countries, among others, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Suicide bomber kills 10 north of Baghdad: Officials

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle near a checkpoint north of Baghdad on Monday, killing 10 people, officials said.

Three Kosovans among dead in Munich shooting: Ministry

Three Kosovans were among the nine people killed in a shooting rampage by a German-Iranian gunman at a busy Munich shopping centre, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

Bahrain busts weapons depot, five men arrested for planning bombings

 Bahraini authorities on Thursday said it discovered a weapons depot and arrested five suspects who confessed to having received military training in Iran and Iraq.

Delhi-NCR's first early earthquake warning system comes up in Gurgaon

Gurgaon on Monday witnessed the NCR`s first installation of an onsite Early Earthquake Warning System at the premises of Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA), Sector 18, Gurgaon.

Iran halts holidays to Turkey after military coup bid

Iran halted package tours to neighbouring Turkey, in the face of persistent uncertainty after an abortive coup attempt.

Iran protests Egypt MPs` presence at opposition rally

Iran has summoned Egypt`s top envoy in Tehran to "strongly protest" against the attendance of Egyptian lawmakers. 

House approves bill to undercut nuclear agreement with Iran

The Republican-led House has approved a bill that would undercut the milestone nuclear deal with Iran.

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 summons French ambassador over dissident meeting in Paris

Shi`ite Muslim power Iran and Saudi Arabia, bastion of Sunni Islam, are longstanding religious and political rivals.

After nuclear deal, Iran sticks to wary tactics in key Gulf waterway

Iran`s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday dispatched five military vessels to monitor a US warship hosting one of America`s top generals on a day trip through the Strait of Hormuz, coming as close as 500 yards (metres). 

Iran announces indictments for 3 dual nationals, foreigner

Iran says three dual nationals and a foreigner held in the country have been indicted on unknown charges, following a series of detentions in the wake of last year's nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran missile tests inconsistent with nuclear deal: UN report

Iran`s ballistic missile tests in March were "not consistent" with the spirit of the nuclear agreement signed with world powers, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a report to the Security Council.

UN chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches

UN chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on Iran to stop conducting ballistic missile launches.

Iran criticises US for blocking sales of passenger aircraft

 Iran's Foreign Ministry has criticised the US House of Representatives for blocking the sale of Boeing passenger aircraft to Tehran, the media reported.

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 condemns suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia

Iran condemns suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia

"There are no more red lines left for terrorists to cross. Sunnis, Shiites will both remain victims unless we stand united as one," Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter.

Iranian dissidents say Baghdad camp shelled, more than 40 hurt

A camp for Iranian dissidents near Baghdad`s international airport was shelled on Monday, wounding more than 40 residents, the opposition People`s Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI) said.

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 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.