Iranians

UN praises Iran's 'exemplary' refugee efforts

While Iranians would bear the brunt of Donald Trump`s visa ban, which has been blocked on the orders of a US court, international officials say the country has quietly emerged as one of the most generous towards refugees.

Mar 16, 2017, 12:36 PM IST
Muslims barred from flights to US, as others detained after Trump's order

Muslims barred from flights to US, as others detained after Trump's order

Trump's move sparked widespread criticism and concern across the world.

Jan 28, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Obama urges Iran to seize rare chance to improve ties

US President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the people and leaders of Iran to seize the "historic" opportunity presented by nuclear talks and remake long-troubled ties between the two countries.  

Mar 20, 2015, 06:28 AM IST

Iranians in Iraq battle 'concerning': Pentagon chief

The presence of Iranian advisers in the Iraq battle for Tikrit is "concerning" to the United States, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Wednesday.

 

Mar 12, 2015, 05:03 AM IST

Two Iranians held in Kenya amid terror alert

Authorities in Kenya have said they have arrested two men believed to be Iranian nationals transiting through the east African nation on fake passports.

Sep 20, 2014, 04:51 AM IST

Iranians arrested for "Happy" video freed: Social media

Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video singing along to an American pop song were released on Wednesday, one day after being detained for what police called their "obscene" behaviour, one of them said in an online posting.

May 22, 2014, 03:50 AM IST

Six Iranians arrested after posting `Happy` on YouTube

Police said on Tuesday they had arrested six Iranians suspected of posting a version of US singer Pharrell Williams`s hit song "Happy" on the Internet.
The clip shows three men and three unveiled women singing and dancing to the tune in the streets and on Tehran rooftops.

May 21, 2014, 03:28 AM IST

Iranians still chant against US after prayers

Iranians chanted "Death to America" and burned the US flag after weekly prayers in Tehran on Friday despite their new president`s outreach to the West and promises of moderation and easing of tensions with the outside world.

Oct 04, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

Missing Indian sailors may have been rescued by Iranians

Three Indian sailors, who have been missing since their ship sank four months ago off the UAE coast, may have been rescued by Iranians, a media report has claimed.

May 01, 2013, 13:43 PM IST

Two Iranians held for `illegal drug manufacturing`

The two Iranian nationals, arrested in a drug case in the district, were allegedly running a cottage industry that was manufacturing synthetic illegal drug methamphetamine at a village near here, police said on Sunday.

Mar 24, 2013, 23:17 PM IST

Car bomb in Iraq kills 7, including 3 Iranians

An Iraqi health official says seven people, including three Iranian pilgrims, were killed when an explosives-laden car detonated as they were exiting a rest stop north of Baghdad.

Nov 17, 2012, 21:49 PM IST

Iranians mark anniversary of shutdown of US embassy

Thousands of Iranians held rallies nationwide to mark the anniversary of "the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran" by Iranian students 33 years ago.

Nov 02, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

Iran not to surrender to pressure: Khamenei

The Iranian nation will overcome the harsh conditions through reliance on its natural wealth and talented people, said the Iranian leader.

Oct 04, 2012, 00:18 AM IST

Iranians denied visas for UN General Assembly meet

The US has denied entry visas to a few Iranian officials, expecting to attend the UN General Assembly meet next week.

Sep 24, 2012, 10:00 AM IST

Iran summons Swiss envoy over abductions in Syria

The Swiss embassy in Tehran represents US interests in Iran since both severed diplomatic relations in 1980.

Aug 07, 2012, 22:30 PM IST

India in touch with Iran to get access to accused Iranians

India is in touch with Iran to
get access to three Iranians wanted in connection with the bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat last month.

Mar 31, 2012, 17:33 PM IST

Israeli car blast: Open warrant against 3 Iranians

A Delhi court on Wednesday issued an
"open warrant" against three Iranian nationals in connection
with the February 13 Israeli diplomat car bombing in which
journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi is already under arrest.

Mar 14, 2012, 23:22 PM IST

Three more Iranians held in Bangkok bombing case

The three suspects -- two men and a woman -- were identified as Madani Seyed Mehrded, Rahimi Rad Iraj and his wife Mahboobh Tasbehi.

Feb 27, 2012, 23:08 PM IST

US Coast guard rescues six Iranians from Gulf

The Iranians sustained injuries, including burn injuries. They are now being treated abroad the US Coast Guard cutter.

Jan 10, 2012, 22:43 PM IST