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Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

The plane crashed amid severe weather in the Zagros mountains after taking off on a domestic flight from Tehran's Mehrabad airport.

Feb 18, 2018, 17:26 PM IST
Fire at tar factory in Iran kills three

Fire at tar factory in Iran kills three

A fire at a tar factory in the town of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran killed three people and injured two others, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported Wednesday.

Jan 25, 2018, 00:56 AM IST
Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: Report

Social media access restricted on Iran mobiles: Report

 Access to the popular photo sharing and messaging apps Instagram and Telegram was restricted on mobile phones, Iranian media reported on Sunday, after three days of protests in many cities.

Dec 31, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Iranian researcher gets death sentence over spying for Mossad

Iranian researcher gets death sentence over spying for Mossad

The Supreme Court of Iran has approved the death sentence on an Iranian researcher over spying for Israel`s Mossad intelligence agency, Tehran Times reported on Monday.

Dec 26, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Ally of Iran`s Ahmadinejad says sentenced to 63 years in jail

Hamid Baghaie, who appeared in court in September and October and is free on bail, made the announcement on the Telegram messaging app without giving details.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
Iran refutes US allegation on missile supply to Yemeni Houthis

Iran refutes US allegation on missile supply to Yemeni Houthis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday dismissed as "baseless" the US allegations that Tehran supplies missiles to Yemeni Shia Houthis.

Dec 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran

Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran

Eighteen people were wounded in the quake, which struck in the villages of Hejdak and Ravar in Kerman province.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:15 AM IST
Magnitude 4.3 earthquake injures 36 in western Iran

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake injures 36 in western Iran

Iranian state TV is reporting a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has injured 36 people in the western province of Lorestan.

Nov 24, 2017, 17:34 PM IST

Egypt's president backs Saudi purge, urges de-escalation with Iran

SHARM AL-SHEIKH; Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday he was against military strikes on Iran or the Tehran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah, saying there was enough turmoil in

Nov 09, 2017, 07:11 AM IST

Fire at Tehran oil refinery kills six, injures three: Iran state TV

A fire killed six workers and injured three others at an oil refinery in Tehran`s Shar-e Rey district on Friday, Iran`s state TV reported.

Oct 27, 2017, 21:35 PM IST

Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi wins Iran support as forces battle ISIS, Kurds

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, whose forces Thursday battled jihadists in the west of the country and Kurds in the north, won the support of Iranian leaders at talks in Tehran.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group

Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group

Iran promised on Monday to give a "crushing" response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'

"The ballistic missile which Iran fired is a provocation of the United States and its allies, including Israel," Lieberman said in a statement.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: Report

Frequent breakdowns of advanced uranium enrichment devices have inadvertently helped Iran comply with restrictions in the international agreement curbing its nuclear program, according to a new report by a Washington-based think tank.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:40 AM IST
Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Donald Trump signaled dislike, but not demise of Iran deal: Envoy

Tehran on Tuesday denounced Trump`s remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said he ignored "Iran`s fight against terrorism."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
Iran's terror links have penetrated Latin America: Israel

Iran's terror links have penetrated Latin America: Israel

In a hardline stand, the Israeli leader said although "limitless opportunities" are present, but a huge threat also exists from militant Islamic terrorism that has affected both Muslims and others around the globe.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Iran says hajj success opens way for talks with Saudi Arabia

Iran says hajj success opens way for talks with Saudi Arabia

"We thank Saudi Arabia... For adopting a new approach in dealing with Iranian pilgrims," said Ali Ghazi-Askar, the head of the hajj organisation in Tehran, according to the state broadcaster.

Sep 05, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
Iran complying with nuclear deal: United Nation watchdog

Iran complying with nuclear deal: United Nation watchdog

US President Donald Trump has vowed to "dismantle" the "disastrous" accord between Iran and six major powers curtailing Tehran`s atomic activities in exchange for sanctions relief.

Aug 31, 2017, 22:15 PM IST

Iran's Hassan Rouhani names two female vice presidents

Laya Joneydi was appointed as the vice president for legal affairs, while another woman, Shahindokht Mowlaverdi, was named as a special adviser for citizens' rights.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:12 PM IST