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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
Technical glitch forces AI Frankfurt-Delhi flight to make precautionary landing at Tehran, all safe

Technical glitch forces AI Frankfurt-Delhi flight to make precautionary landing at Tehran, all safe

An Air India Frankfurt-Delhi flight was forced to make a precautionary landing at Tehran international airport on Wednesday due to a technical glitch.

Aug 09, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Four dead, eight hurt as soldier opens fire on Iran military base

The gunman in that incident, who had reportedly been denied a transfer to his home town, shot himself but survived his injuries.

Aug 06, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Chabahar Port a gateway to golden opportunities: Govt

Chabahar Port a gateway to golden opportunities: Govt

Keen on boosting bilateral trade and ties, India and Iran have expressed commitment to operationalise the strategic Chabahar Port at the earliest.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Hassan Rouhani urges cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan against terrorism

Hassan Rouhani urges cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan against terrorism

During a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, he said that Iran has made every effort in bringing about peace and stability in Afghanistan and has always stood by Afghan people in different segments of history.

Aug 05, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Iran reiterates: New US sanctions are breach of nuclear deal

Deputy foreign minister  Abbas Araghchi says Iran has prepared a list of 16 measures Iran would take against the US action.

Aug 03, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Iran says new tensions between Revolutionary Guards and US Navy

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that U.S. Navy ships came close to their vessels in the Gulf and shot flares.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Iran says it will respond to United States sanctions, breach of nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said Tehran will respond to any breach of the nuclear deal by Washington after US House of Representatives passed a new sanctions bill.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Free Iranian citizens, Iran tells US in response to Donald Trump

Last October, an Iranian court sentenced 46-year-old Siamak Namazi and his father Baquer Namazi, 80, to 10 years in prison on charges of spying and cooperating with the United States.

Jul 23, 2017, 00:23 AM IST