Mashhad

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.

May 20, 2017, 08:29 AM IST

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.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:29 PM IST
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.

Nov 26, 2016, 10:40 AM IST
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.

Nov 25, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

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.

Apr 18, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2016, 13:35 PM IST
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.

Jan 03, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Iran burns 100 tonnes for anti-drugs meeting

Iran burned 100 tonnes of drugs recovered from traffickers in a ceremony on Saturday to coincide with an international anti-drug day meeting in Tehran, local news agencies reported.

Jun 27, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Iran condolences for Saudis in suspected poisoning accident

Iran on Wednesday offered condolences to the families of four Saudis who died from an apparent accidental chemical poisoning during a pilgrimage in Iran, after Riyadh summoned Tehran`s ambassador over the incident.

Jun 10, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Direct Hyderabad-Mashhad flight from June 30

A direct flight between Hyderabad and Mashhad in Iran is set to take off from June 30, making it the first such service between South India and the Persian Gulf nation, a senior diplomat said on Saturday.

May 11, 2013, 17:53 PM IST

Man dies after setting off bomb in Iran city: Report

A man set off an explosive device near a provincial governor`s office in northeastern Iran on Saturday night, fatally wounding himself but causing no other damage, an Iranian news agency reported.

Jan 17, 2010, 14:28 PM IST