More from Society

As US sanctions resume, Rouhani vows to keep selling oil

2018.11.05 17:20 GMT

The U.S. reimposed oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile and nuclear programs and counter its growing military and political influence in the Middle East.

Iran, Shell start oil talks

2016.04.13 08:31 GMT

Iran will provide the oil needed for some Shell refineries in South Africa once an agreement has been made.

Iran: Bodies of 316 pilgrims killed in Mina crush repatriated

2015.10.07 01:36 GMT

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says a total of 316 bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in last month's tragic crush in Mina, Saudi Arabia, have so far been repatriated.

Iran to host Russian cultural festival

2013.04.08 02:27 GMT

Russian cultural festival to be held in Tehran.

Iran to build first small oil refinery

2013.03.30 03:08 GMT

Iran to build first small oil refinery in Golestan Province.

‘Iran progress not hindered by sanctions’

2013.03.29 07:29 GMT

Western sanctions have failed to impede Iran’s progress, Mehmanparast says.

Iran backs Iraqi counter-terrorism works

2013.03.29 04:27 GMT

'Iraq’s security would guarantee regional stability.'

Ahmadinejad opens major dam project

2013.03.28 07:14 GMT

Ahmadinejad inaugurates world's tallest dam project in Lorestan.

Iran backs UN’s Arms Trade Treaty

2013.03.28 03:32 GMT

Iranian President says the Islamic Republic supports the United Nations’ Arms Trade Treaty to regulate the global trade of conventional arms.

BP could see field shut over Iran bans

2013.03.27 04:09 GMT

Iran sanctions could force BP to shut down North Sea gas field.

P5+1 experts give Iran further details on 'revised proposal'

2013.03.19 03:53 GMT

Pepresentatives of the P5+1 provided Iran with the details during Monday’s expert-level talks in Istanbul.

Iran's leader pardons inmates before Nowruz

2013.03.18 07:48 GMT

Leader grants clemency to Iranian prisoners ahead of Nowruz.

Iran’s new health minister appointed

2013.03.18 02:28 GMT

The Islamic Republic of Iran's Majlis (Parliament) has approved to make Mohammad Hassan Tariqat Monfared the country’s new health minister.

Iran test-fires short-range missiles

2013.03.14 08:56 GMT

Iran’s Army successfully test-fires short-range missiles.

Ahmadinejad censures killings of Shias

2013.03.11 03:24 GMT

Iran president censures killings of Shias in Pakistan.

Iran Army to test new missile systems

2013.03.11 03:13 GMT

Iran's Army to test-fire new indigenous missile systems.

'Iran military not present in Syria'

2013.03.09 03:20 GMT

Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi says the Islamic Republic has no military presence in Syria.

China stresses opposition to Iran bans

2013.03.07 04:05 GMT

China reiterates opposition to unilateral sanctions on Iran.

Iran offers condolences to Venezuela

2013.03.06 08:04 GMT

Iran offers condolences to Venezuelan government, nation over Chavez’s death.

Iran voices opposition to nuclear arms

2013.03.06 07:45 GMT

'Islamic Republic of Iran does not see any glory, pride or power in nuclear weapons.'

Top Read Articles

In The Region

Editor's Picks

Azerbaijan Cuisine

Explore the food of Azerbaijan - from sherbet to succulent kebab, from baklava to fragrant pilaff

Follow us

Find us on Facebook

Real estate

Virtual karabakh