Taiwan`s supreme court has reportedly rejected a bid by Iran to make a Taiwanese bank refund $15 million intended for an arms deal that disappeared three decades ago, after it was apparently claimed by three mysterious con artists.
Pakistani and Iranian troops have exchanged fire along the border in the latest flare-up of violence between the two sides, days after similar border clashes killed a Pakistani soldier and wounded three others.
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing`s diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear plans.
The US has not struck a deal with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme, saying it would look to lift sanctions on it only after Tehran has determined to uphold its end of the agreement, a top American official has said.
Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country`s first nuclear power plant is located, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday.
Iran has proof that militants are entering the country from neighboring Pakistan to carry out attacks and will be pursuing the matter through "diplomatic channels," an Iranian military official said Saturday.