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Iranian Navy in `unsafe` intercept of US destroyer: Defense official

In January, the Iranian navy briefly captured the crews of two US patrol boats that had, through a series of blunders, strayed into Iranian territorial waters.

Russia might use Iran air base again to carry out attacks on terror targets in Syria

Russia might use Iran air base again to carry out attacks on terror targets in Syria

Russia might use Iran's Hamedan airbase again to carry out attacks on terror targets in Syria, authorities said on Wednesday.

Iran chastises Russia for publicising use of Iranian bases

Iran's defence minister criticised Russia today for having "kind of show-off and ungentlemanly" attitude for publicising that it used an Iranian air base to launch airstrikes on Syria.

Russia uses Iran to strike Syria militants again, rejects US censure

Russia uses Iran to strike Syria militants again, rejects US censure

Russia used an Iranian air base to launch air strikes in Syria for a second day running on Wednesday, rejecting U.S. suggestions its co-operation with Tehran might violate a U.N. resolution.

Russia launches first Syria raids from Iran base

The strikes destroyed jihadist targets including weapons depots and command centres, "killing a large number of fighters," Moscow said.

Russia carries out strikes in Syria from Iran base

Russia carries out strikes in Syria from Iran base

The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday said its bombers carried out air strikes against terrorist targets in Syria from an Iranian air base for the first time.

'Russia says its warplanes bomb Syria from Iranian base'

On August 16 Tu-22M3 long-range bombers and Su-34 frontline bombers, flying with a full bomb load from the Hamedan air base.

Iranian police says security forces killed 3 Sunni militants

Iranian police say security forces have killed three armed Sunni militants in a firefight in the country's west.

Iran arrests dual national over UK `spy links`

Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday.

2016 Rio Olympics: Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi wins men's 94kg

Vadzim Straltsou of Belarus claimed silver on 395 while Lithuania`s Aurimas Didzbalis took bronze with 392.
 

WATCH: INCREDIBLE! Iran's Kianoush Rostami shatters own weightlifting world record

WATCH: INCREDIBLE! Iran's Kianoush Rostami shatters own weightlifting world record

China`s Tian Tao claimed silver on 395kg while Romanian Gabriel Sincraian took bronze with 390.

Britain's May, Iran's Rouhani agree to work on closer ties: IRNA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Britain`s Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a telephone call on Tuesday to work on forming closer ties at various levels, a top Iranian official was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for US

Iran executes nuclear scientist for spying for US

"Through his connection with the United States, (Shahram) Amiri gave vital information about the country to the enemy," an official said.

Blast in Iran gas pipeline not sabotage, under control - state TV

Part of an Iranian gas pipeline exploded early on Saturday near the town of Gonaveh in the southern province of Bushehr.

Donald Trump admits error in claiming he saw film of Iran cash transfer

Donald Trump acknowledged Friday he was wrong in claiming to have seen secret Iranian footage of $400 million in cash being delivered to Tehran as payment for the release of US prisoners.

USD 400 million given to Iran was not hostage ransom: Barack Obama

Barack Obama has said the USD 400 million given to Iran was not a ransom for the release of four American prisoners.

Iran nuclear pact opponents lobby in U.S. against Boeing, Airbus deals

As the U.S. Treasury Department decides whether to licence sales of Boeing Co and Airbus commercial aircraft to Iran, opponents of last year`s nuclear pact with the Islamic republic have launched a lobbying campaign.

Iran executes 20 Sunni `terrorists` in single day

Iran said on Thursday it had hanged 20 "terrorist" Sunni prisoners, in one of the Islamic republic`s biggest mass executions in recent years.

British-Iranian aid worker appears in Tehran court - family

A British-Iranian aid worker, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, detained since early April and accused by hardline Revolutionary Guards of trying to overthrow Iran`s government has appeared in court for the first time, her family said on Tuesday.

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind may have fled to India, warns Bangladesh

Dhaka cafe attack mastermind may have fled to India, warns Bangladesh

Bangladesh has alerted Indian security agencies that the mastermind of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack may have fled to India, amid a nationwide manhunt to track down the Bangladeshi-Canadian, police chief said today.