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Donald Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

After Israel and the Palestinian territories, Trump will head to the Vatican City along with Brussels and Italy for NATO and G7 meetings.

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Hassan Rouhani leads the race, says Interior Ministry official

The election is important "for Iran`s future role in the region and the world", said Hassan Rouhani.

Iran`s Hassan​ Rouhani: A moderate cleric open to the world

Born in Semnan province on November 12, 1948, Rouhani is married with four children and holds a doctorate in law from Scotland`s Glasgow Caledonian University.

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi: ISNA

"I should take an important decision to keep the unity of revolutionary forces... I ask all my supporters around the country to use all their capacity to help my brother, Mr Ebrahim Raisi win the election," Qalibaf said.

Iran reiterates commitment to nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday reiterated his country`s commitment to a nuclear agreement it signed with six major powers in 2015, and asked the US to do the same.

Iran willing to mediate between Pakistan, India over Kashmir: Envoy

Iran has said it is willing to mediate between Pakistan and India over the Kashmir issue if requested as any conflict between the two nations will impact upon the economies of other countries in the region.

Daughter of late Iran president gets 6-month prison sentence

A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that the daughter of the late President Akbar Hashemi Rasfanjani has been sentenced to six months in prison for "spreading lies against the judiciary."

Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Now is not the time to build walls — Iran's Hassan Rouhani tells Donald Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticised his US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, saying now was "not the time to build walls between nations". 

Four more bodies found in rubble of collapsed building in Iran

Four more bodies found in rubble of collapsed building in Iran

The 17-storey Plasco shopping mall crumbled after catching fire on Thursday.

Desperate search for trapped Iran firefighters

One firefighter, who had managed to escape the 15-storey Plasco building before it fell, died in hospital from severe burns.

Tehran mayor says 20 firefighters dead in high-rise collapse

Tehran's mayor said more than 20 firefighters had been killed when the city's oldest high-rise collapsed following a fire on Friday.

Iran`s oldest high-rise building collapses in fire

Iran`s oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran, collapsed live on TV on Thursday after a fire engulfed its top floors. 

Tens of thousands attend Iran ex-president Akbar Hashemi ​Rafsanjani funeral: Report

Tens of thousands attend Iran ex-president Akbar Hashemi ​Rafsanjani funeral: Report

Former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died on Sunday at the age of 82, will be buried inside the crypt of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic revolution.

Former president of Iran Ayatollah Rafsanjani dead at 82

Former president of Iran Ayatollah Rafsanjani dead at 82

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died in hospital in Tehran where he was taken after suffering a heart attack on Sunday, state media reported.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani welcomes peace talks on Syria

Iran President Hassan Rouhani welcomes peace talks on Syria

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday welcomed the imminent peace talks on Syria in Kazakhstan.

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani welcome Syrian army's victory in Aleppo

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the "Syrian army`s victory against the terrorists in Aleppo" during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

Iran nuclear deal powers to meet January 10

Iran nuclear deal powers to meet January 10

The meeting was called on Saturday by the European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who coordinates follow-up of the nuclear deal for its signatories -- Iran, the US, Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia.

US Congress will face grave consequences if Iran nuke deal is cancelled: White House

The US Congress will have to deal with "grave" consequences if it blows up the Iran nuclear deal as such a move would make it difficult for America to convince countries like India, China and Japan to enforce sanctions against Tehran, the White House has warned.

White House downplays Iran's move to develop nuclear-powered vessel

White House downplays Iran's move to develop nuclear-powered vessel

The White House downplayed a directive from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to local scientists to start developing systems for nuclear-powered marine vessels.

44 dead as trains collide in Iran

44 dead as trains collide in Iran

The Tehran-to-Mashhad line was briefly closed to allow an investigation into the cause of the crash.