Iran

Ukraine Russia War Update: Attack near US consulate in Iraq

Russia has been continuously attacking Ukraine and meanwhile some missiles have struck northern Iraq and have fallen near the building of the US consulate.

Mar 13, 2022, 09:42 AM IST

Iranian man balances 85 spoons on body to set new Guinness World Record- Watch

Abolfazl Saber Mokhtari from AKraj in Iran broke a Guinness World Record by balancing 85 spoons on his body at once. 

Jan 29, 2022, 11:02 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2022: Hosts India seek positive start against Iran in opener

Hosts India seek a winning start against an under-prepared and lower-ranked Iran in their women's AFC Asian Cup campaign opener.

Jan 19, 2022, 17:25 PM IST

Iran's show of power amid nuclear deal tension

Iran conducted war drills amid tensions with the US over the nuclear program. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard displayed ground, air, and naval power in this five-day exercise. This show of power by Iran is being considered as a direct challenge for America and Israel.

Dec 22, 2021, 12:18 PM IST

US and Iran voice pessimism about reviving nuclear deal

"I have to tell you, recent moves, recent rhetoric, don`t give us a lot of cause for ... optimism," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in Stockholm, saying he could judge in a day or so if Iran would engage in good faith.

Dec 02, 2021, 23:42 PM IST

NSA Ajit Doval holds bilateral talks with counterparts from Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran

Russia's secretary of security council Nikolai Patrushev, Iran's secretary of the supreme national security council Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani and Chief of Kazakhstan's national security committee Karim Massimov were in Delhi to attend a regional dialogue on Afghanistan.

Nov 10, 2021, 22:45 PM IST

India to host NSA-level meeting on Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, Central Asia confirm presence

The Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan will be hosted by India in New Delhi on November 10.

Nov 05, 2021, 21:15 PM IST

US, European leaders call on Iranian President to 'return to good faith' over nuke development

"We expressed our determination to ensure that Iran can never develop or acquire a nuclear weapon and shared our grave and growing concern that since June, it has accelerated the pace of provocative nuclear steps," the leaders said in a joint statement.

Oct 30, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

Women can’t eat pizza on TV, men barred from serving tea to ladies: Iran’s censorship rules leave citizens baffled

Women cannot be shown consuming any red-coloured beverages, sandwiches or pizza on TV in Iran. 

Oct 08, 2021, 09:21 AM IST

Iran denies US call for UN inspectors' access to nuclear site

"Countries that did not condemn terrorist acts against Iran`s nuclear site are not qualified to comment on inspections there," said Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

Sep 28, 2021, 21:30 PM IST

Man asks woman to not sing in public in the name of religion, this is what happens next

Shared by an Iranian journalist on Twitter, the 5-minute long video starts with a woman singing on her guitar at a public place.

Sep 27, 2021, 18:23 PM IST

Iran warns 'maximum failure' if US continues with Donald Trump's mentality over nuclear deal

Iran and the five remaining parties to the JCPOA started discussions over the revival of the deal after the US unilateral withdrawal in May 2018.

Sep 07, 2021, 10:56 AM IST

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi calls for elections in Afghanistan

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi called for elections in Afghanistan to determine the future of the country. He hopes it can help the return of peace to the region.

Sep 05, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi calls for elections in Afghanistan

He said he hopes peace will return as western troops have left and the Taliban have taken control.

Sep 05, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

EAM Dr S Jaishankar, new Iran Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian, discuss Afghanistan situation, Chabahar port project

This was the first ever call between  India's EAM Dr S Jaishankar and Iran's new foreign minister Amir Abdollahian since the latter took charge.

Sep 02, 2021, 13:23 PM IST

Migration continues due to terror and misery in Afghanistan, Afghans fleeing from Turkey to Iran

Afghans have been constantly migrating to other countries for asylum after the Taliban took over Afghanistan on August 15, and more recently, after the US pulled its forces out of the country after two decades. In between, Greece built a wall saying that the country could not allow Afghan citizens to cross its borders and enter the country.

Sep 02, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

Iranian girl plays ‘Jana Gana Mana’ on santoor, wins hearts on internet - Watch

The girl named Tara Ghahremani from Tehran is also amused by our national anthem and to show her respect towards India's Independence Day, the musical prodigy from Iran has played our national anthem on santoor.

Aug 15, 2021, 13:50 PM IST

US and G7 blame Iran for deadly attack on tanker HV Mercer Street in international waters off Oman

In their statement, the G-7 countries said "Iran's behavior, alongside its support to proxy forces and non-state armed actors, threatens international peace and security."

Aug 06, 2021, 23:25 PM IST

Will take new steps for development of Tehran-New Delhi ties: New Iran President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi tells EAM Jaishankar

Iran President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi told EAM Jaishankar, "From today on, we should take new and distinct steps in the development of bilateral, regional and international relations with a new perspective". 

Aug 06, 2021, 17:28 PM IST

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

Iran moved last week to further government restrictions on Instagram and other apps.

Aug 04, 2021, 12:19 PM IST