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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.

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

At least eight dead in Iran rail crash: State TV

The collision in Semnan province on the main line between second city Mashhad and the capital Tehran also injured 11 people, the television said.

Death toll among Iran's forces in Syrian war passes 1,000

Half of the death toll reported in August were Afghan citizens.

Iran missile programme 'non-negotiable', tests to continue

Iran`s missile programme is "non-negotiable" and tests will continue, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Tuesday, following criticism from European Union diplomats.

Heavy pollution shuts schools in Iran`s capital

Heavy pollution shuts schools in Iran`s capital

Tehran officials shut schools on Monday as the first of the winter season`s heavy pollution hit the Iranian capital.

Tehran ex-prosecutor given 135 lashes for corruption

Tehran's notorious former chief prosecutor Said Mortazavi has been sentenced to 135 lashes for misappropriation and waste of public money while head of Iran's welfare program, Iranian media reported today.

Asian Airgun Shooting Championship: Heena Sidhu pulls out of an event in Iran due to hijab compulsory rule

Asian Airgun Shooting Championship: Heena Sidhu pulls out of an event in Iran due to hijab compulsory rule

The championship is scheduled be held in Iran's capital Tehran in December.

No US 'interference' for release of dual nationals: Iran

Iran said today it would accept no US "interference" after Washington demanded the release of a dual national and his 80-year-old father given 10-year sentences for espionage.

First Australian business delegation in 14 years to visit Iran

Steven Ciobo said he will leave Tuesday for the visit that will include reopening an Australian trade office that closed in 2010.

Iran supports 'any decision' to stabilise oil market: Minister

Iran supports 'any decision' to stabilise oil market: Minister

Tehran: Iran's oil minister said today that the Islamic republic supports "any decision" to stabilise the global oil market and that USD 50-60 per barrel is the desired price for most OPEC members.

Iranian police says security forces killed 3 Sunni militants

Iranian police say security forces have killed three armed Sunni militants in a firefight in the country's west.

Iran arrests dual national over UK `spy links`

Iran has arrested a British-Iranian on suspicion of links to the UK intelligence service, the Tehran prosecutor told Iranian media on Tuesday.

Iran halts holidays to Turkey after military coup bid

Iran halted package tours to neighbouring Turkey, in the face of persistent uncertainty after an abortive coup attempt.