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Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

The election is important "for Iran`s future role in the region and the world", said Hassan Rouhani.

Quake kills two near Iran Shi`ite holy city Mashhad

Iran lies on a major fault line and sees frequent earthquakes. The most recent was in January, when four people died in southern Iran.

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.

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

The collision in Semnan province on the main line between second city Mashhad and the capital Tehran also injured 11 people, the television said.

Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran`s interference in Arab affairs.

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.

Execution of Shiite cleric: Angry Iranian protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran

Execution of Shiite cleric: Angry Iranian protesters set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran

Angry crowds protesting at Saudi Arabia's execution of a top Shiite cleric set fire to the kingdom's embassy in Tehran and stormed the building before being cleared out by police, reports said.