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Trump issues stay of execution for Iran nuclear deal

The Republican leader grudgingly agreed to sign sanctions waivers, ensuring Washington will live up to its commitments for another 120 days.

Rescue crews struggle to tame China oil tanker fire; crew still missing

32 members of the tanker’s crew are still missing while toxic gas from the burning oil posed a major risk ...

Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China's coast

It's the first major maritime incident involving an Iranian tanker since the lifting of international sanctions against Iran in January 2016.
January 08, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Khamenei blames Iran's 'enemies' for unrest as US ups the pressure

The estimated death toll is now 21 and authorities have detained at least 450 people in Tehran and 100 more around Isfahan.
January 03, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Nine dead, hundreds arrested as fresh protests hit Iran

'People have had enough, especially the young people. They have nothing to be happy about.'
January 02, 2018 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

Some 13 people were reported killed on Sunday in the worst wave of unrest since crowds took to the streets in 2009.
January 02, 2018 | 11:53 am GMT+7

Protests hit Tehran, two demonstrators reported killed in Iran town

Two demonstrators had been shot dead  by riot police firing on protesters in a provincial town.
December 31, 2017 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Death toll in Iran's western province quake reaches 328: ISNA

The death toll is expected to increase.
November 13, 2017 | 03:59 pm GMT+7

Nuclear meltdown: Trump takes aim at Iran deal

Trump described Tehran as 'the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism.'
October 14, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

Baghdad piles pressure on Iraqi Kurds to reverse overwhelming independence vote

Final results released on Wednesday showed nearly 93 percent in favor of independence, and 7.3 percent against.
September 28, 2017 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme

Trump says test illustrates weakness of the Iran nuclear deal.
September 24, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Kinky 'Fifty shades' sex and porn linked to divorce in Iran

Divorce has doubled in Iran over the last decade as more men are learning about sex through porn and imitating violent scenarios.
September 18, 2017 | 10:08 am GMT+7

Iranian men nabbed for stealing solid gold watch in northern Vietnam

The men distracted employees before pocketing a $10,500 gold watch, but were caught just a day later.
September 13, 2017 | 11:51 am GMT+7

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 activity.'
July 19, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Maryam Mirzakhani, award-winning mathematician, dies at 40

She earned the accolade for her work in understanding the symmetry of curved surfaces.
July 17, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7