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Iran rallies for Gaza, Rouhani slams world `silence`

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:26

Iranians rallied nationwide in a show of support for Palestinians as archfoe Israel pursued its deadly campaign against the Gaza Strip.

Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:46

Tehran`s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported.

IAEA says needs more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:31

The UN atomic watchdog said it needs 1 million euros in extra funding to help pay for its monitoring of a four-month extension of an interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.

Four journalists detained in Iran

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:14

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of them with US-Iranian nationality, a media report said Friday.

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American: CPJ

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 09:08

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality.

India paid 3rd tranche of $550 million to Iran towards oil bill

India paid 3rd tranche of $550 million to Iran towards oil bill

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:08

India today made a third payment of USD 550 million to Iran to take the total amount cleared over past one month to USD 1.65 billion.

Boeing in deal to provide plane parts to Iran

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 07:17

Boeing has struck a deal with Iran Air to provide plane parts, the first time the US firm will be doing business with Iran since the US embargo of 1979.

Iran leader urges Palestinians to keep fighting Israel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 07:13

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged Palestinians to keep fighting Israel and to extend a conflict that has killed nearly 700 Gazans to the occupied West Bank.

Iran nuclear talks to resume in early September: State TV

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:12

Iran said on Wednesday nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, according to state television, after both sides agreed to continue talking for four more months to try to reach a final agreement on Tehran`s nuclear programme.

India cuts down dependence on Iran oil

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:47

India has cut its reliance on Iran for meeting its oil needs to less than 6 percent as it raised imports from countries like Columbia and Mexico.

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:36

Iran has eliminated all its most sensitive nuclear material in line with an interim deal struck with world powers, a new UN atomic agency report showed on Monday.

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:36

Iran has diluted its entire stock of medium-enriched uranium as required under a November deal with world powers, the UN atomic agency said in its latest report seen by AFP Monday.