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U.S. puts new sanctions on Iran over ballistic missile program

The U.S. government said it was targeting 18 entities and people for supporting what is said was 'illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal ...

Maryam Mirzakhani, award-winning mathematician, dies at 40

She earned the accolade for her work in understanding the symmetry of curved surfaces.

Attackers raid Iran parliament and mausoleum, up to seven dead: media

'I was inside the parliament when shooting happened. Everyone was shocked and scared. I saw two men shooting randomly,' said one journalist.
June 07, 2017 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Iranians demanding change deliver emphatic victory for Rouhani

The architect of Iran's still-fragile detente with the West, he led with 58.6 percent of the vote.
May 20, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Iran coal mine explosion kills 35

An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 35 workers and injured scores, state media reported.
May 04, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Wary of Trump, EU courts Iran to bolster moderates ahead of polls

The European Union is courting Tehran to signal to its commitment to a nuclear deal.
April 30, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile -U.S. official

Iran on Sunday carried out a test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile that exploded after 630 miles (1,010 km), a U.S. official said on Monday.
January 31, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Iran says will respond in kind to Trump's 'insulting' ban

Iran's foreign ministry called Trump's decision 'illegal, illogical and contrary to international rules'.
January 29, 2017 | 01:54 am GMT+7

Iran, Vietnam pledge $2 bln trade boost

Trade between the two countries hit $350 million last year.
October 06, 2016 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

Iranians hunt Pokemon despite ban

Some have traveled 30 kilometers just to play the game.
August 06, 2016 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Saudi, Iran set to clash over OPEC oil output targets

OPEC is set for another showdown between rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran when it meets on Thursday, with Riyadh trying to revive coordinated action and set a formal oil output target ...
June 02, 2016 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Iran's May oil exports set to surge nearly 60 pct from a year ago

Iran's oil exports are set to surge in May, climbing nearly 60 percent from a year ago, with European shipments recovering to about half of pre-sanction levels, according to a ...
May 18, 2016 | 02:37 pm GMT+7

Oil freeze deal faces trouble as Saudi-Iran tensions spike

A spike in tensions between arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran appeared on Sunday to ruin prospects of the first binding oil output deal in 15 years between OPEC and non-OPEC ...
April 17, 2016 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Iran pushes U.S. for more access to global financial system

Iran's main goal in its nuclear talks with world powers was to secure access to the global financial system, and the United States must now do more to remove obstacles to the ...
April 16, 2016 | 05:38 pm GMT+7