Iran welcomes peace talks on Syria

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 02:46

Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday welcomed the imminent peace talks on Syria in Kazakhstan.


Iranian President regrets homeless living in empty graves

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 06:30

Tehran, Dec 29 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reacted to the controversial images of the people sheltering from the cold winter in the empty graves in the suburbs of the capital Tehran as an "unacceptable" condition in the country.


Iran flexes muscle by firing long-range missiles in drill

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 20:52

Tehran, Dec 28 (IANS) Iran on Wednesday successfully test-fired its long-range surface-to-air S-200 missiles during the ongoing military exercise in the southern Persian Gulf region, Press TV reported.


Leena Yadav to direct tragic gay love story set in Iran

Sun, 11/06/2016 - 11:14

Los Angeles, Nov 6 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Leena Yadav, who helmed the acclaimed film "Parched", has signed on to direct "Secret Sky", the true and tragic love story between teenage boys in Iran, where homosexuality is illegal and punishable by the death penalty.


US allows Boeing, Airbus to sell planes to Iran

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 14:22

New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Aviation giants Airbus and Boeing have obtained a US government licence to complete sale of planes to Iran Air despite fierce political opposition, media reports said.


Britain appoints first ambassador to Iran since 2011

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 20:58

London, Sep 5 (IANS) Britain on Monday appointed its ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, in a further sign of warming bilateral relations between the two countries.


India dismisses Iranian news report on Sushma

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 13:03

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday described as "totally false" a report carried by an Iranian news website which, citing an Indian media outlet, quoted Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj as saying that China should be cautious of a visit by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.


Iran executes nuclear scientist

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 14:38

Tehran, Aug 7 (IANS) An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family told BBC on Sunday.


US 'not trustable', Saudi committed 'grave crime': Iran

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 20:12

Tehran, Aug 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the US was not trustable as, according to him, Washington failed to fulfil its obligations over the nuclear deal titled "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action".