Iran loses lawsuit in Taiwan over arms scam: Report

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.

Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

Iran executed on Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.

US to blame if n-talks fail: Iran

If the ongoing talks between Iran and the six world powers fail to culminate into a final deal, the US will be blamed, a media report said Saturday.

Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.

Over 10,000 migratory birds arrive in Odisha
Over 10,000 migratory birds arrive in Odisha

Over 10,000 migratory birds from Siberia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan and across the Himalayas have arrived at Odisha's Chilika Lake for their winter sojourn, an official said Friday.

Pakistan, Iran trade fire on border

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 says wants closer military ties with Iran

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.

Iranians protest over acid attacks on women

Around 1,000 people took to the streets in Iran on Wednesday to demand action after four women were maimed in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing the veil.

Hundreds protest against Iran acid attacks

Around 1,000 people took to the streets in Iran today to demand action after four women were maimed in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing the veil.

No agreement reached with Iran on nuke programme: US

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.

Ayatollah Khamenei says Iraq can beat Islamic State without foreigners

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday told Iraq`s visiting premier that the Baghdad government is capable of defeating Islamic State jihadists without foreign troops being deployed.

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Tuesday he shared with his US counterpart his country`s concerns about the direction of talks between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme.

Iran arrests 'spies' in province with nuclear reactor

Iranian security services have arrested several "spies" in Bushehr province, where the country's sole nuclear plant is based, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced today.

Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant

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.

IAEA confirms Iran's commitment to N-deal

 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a new report confirming Iran`s commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with the six world powers last year.

Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised on Tuesday that Iran will stand by Iraq in the neighbouring country's fight against the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group.

Iraq PM rules out foreign boots on the ground

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Monday ruled out any foreign ground intervention to assist government forces in retaking territory lost to jihadists and urged Sunnis to give up such hopes.

Iran vows to aid Lebanese military

Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "terrorists."

Iran says militants infiltrating from Pakistan

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.

Pak lodges protest with Iran after border firing

Pakistan on Saturday lodged a strong protest with Iran after Iranian security forces entered Pakistani territory in the troubled Balochistan province and shot dead an officer and injured three others.