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Iranian ex-general killed fighting jihadists in Syria

A retired Iranian general has been killed while battling jihadists as a volunteer in northern Syria, Iranian media reported on Wednesday.

Iran missile tests have caused alarm: UN's Ban

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that Iran`s ballistic missile had caused "alarm" and it would be up to the major powers to decide whether fresh sanctions should be applied.

Khamenei says missiles, not talks, key to Iran's future

Iran`s top leader on Wednesday said missiles were key to the Islamic Republic`s future, offering support to the hardline Revolutionary Guards that have drawn criticism from the West for testing ballistic missiles.

New flashpoint: Iran holds 10 American sailors; US expects their prompt return

New flashpoint: Iran holds 10 American sailors; US expects their prompt return

 Iran`s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps confirmed it seized the boats and said the sailors were safe and well.

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denied on Thursday that its Revolutionary Guards launched rockets near the US aircraft-carrier Harry S Truman and other warships as they were entering the Gulf on Saturday, rejecting a US report as "psychological warfare".

Iran general Soleimani lightly wounded in Syria

General Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards' foreign operations wing, was lightly injured in fighting against Syria rebels near Aleppo, a monitoring group and a security source said on Wednesday.

Iran leader warns Guards against US infiltration

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned commanders of the elite Revolutionary Guards Wednesday to be on alert for "political and cultural" infiltration by the United States.

Maersk urges Iran to release crew held over cargo spat

Danish shipping group AP Moeller-Maersk on Thursday urged Iran to release the crew of a chartered cargo vessel seized by Iran over a 10-year cargo dispute with an Iranian company.

Iran confirms general killed in Israel strike on Syria

Iran confirmed on Monday that a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards died in an Israeli strike on Syria that also killed six members of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Iran arrests `terror` cell in southeast

Iran arrested a "terrorist cell" accused of killing soldiers in a flashpoint border area and detained in a separate incident three Afghans planning to fight in Iraq, media reported on Monday.

Iran shows its copy of US drone in flight

State television aired footage Wednesday of the test flight of a drone which Iran says it reverse engineered from a US aircraft that came down over its territory in 2011.

Yemen frees Iran 'Guards' accused of links to Shiite rebels

Yemen has freed two Iranians said to be members of the Islamic republic's elite Revolutionary Guards who were accused of links to Shiite rebels, according to sources.

Morsi accused of leaking Egypt security secrets to Iran

Prosecutors on Sunday accused deposed president Mohamed Morsi of leaking state secrets to Iran`s Revolutionary Guards.

Iran insist US to crosscheck it`s drones

Tehran: Iranian state TV have showed the unmanned US drone that Revolutionary Guards claimed to have captured over gulf waters.

War with Israel is certain: Iran

Iran has acknowledged the probability of war with Israel for the first time, claiming it will destroy the Jewish state.

Iran behind Israeli car bomb attack: Reports

The Delhi Police have concluded that there was a clear Iran hand in the failed car bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat in New Delhi earlier this year.

Iran buries key missile commander killed in blast

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for better observance of safety standards at military sites.

Iran Guards bag multi-billion dollar gas contracts: State TV

Iran has signed contracts with local firms to develop six gas fields.

Pro-government rallies reported across Iran

Tens of thousands of government supporters rallied on Tuesday, state media said, and a reformist party called on Iran`s rulers to apologize to the nation two days after eight people were killed in anti-government protests.

Iran`s Revolutionary Guards to hold military manoeuvres

Iran`s Revolutionary Guards were scheduled to begin military manoeuvres on Sunday, the news network Khabar reported.