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Iran summons British ambassador over prime minister's remarks

The Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador concerning remarks made earlier this week by Prime Minister Theresa May at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Foreign Ministry...

Iran: Saudi accusations of spying "politically motivated"

Iran on Wednesday rejected as "politically motivated" Saudi accusations that Tehran was behind a ring of spies a day after a Saudi court sentenced 15 people to death for espionage.

Saudi Arabia sentences 15 to death for spying for Iran

Fifteen people were sentenced to death on Tuesday by a Saudi court for spying for Iran.

Iran accuses US of reneging on nuclear deal with sanctions bill

Tehran on Friday accused the United States of breaching the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran by proposing legislation to reimpose sanctions on the country.

Russia can use Iranian air base for Syria attacks, minister says

Russia aeroplanes carrying out strikes in Syria can use an Iranian facility as a base to launch the attacks, the Iranian government said on Saturday.

At least 44 killed in Iran train collision, state TV says

The death toll in a train collision in north-central Iran has risen to at least 44, state TV reported on Friday, adding that 82 of people were injured.

Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated, says Iranian minister

There will be no renegotiation of Iran's nuclear deal, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht Ravanchi Tuesday, despite concerns that incoming US president-elect Donald Trump might scrap...

Five Iranians caught illegally entering Croatia in Konavle

Five Iranians were caught by Dubrovnik police in an attempt to illegally entered Croatia on Monday, and the men aged between 25 and 31 years, are to be readmitted  to Montenegro from where they...

Iran to follow nuclear agreement despite Trump

Iran will continue to follow the terms of its nuclear accord with the international community even during the presidency of Donald Trump in the United States, Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said...

High-ranking cleric warns Trump not to play games with Iran

A high-ranking Iranian cleric has warned Donald Trump not to play games with Iran, following the US president-elect's threats to tear up the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

IAEA: Iran edges above a limit set by nuclear deal

Iran has been slightly exceeding one of the limits agreed to under its deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programme, international nuclear inspectors said Wednesday.

Iranian rapper sentenced to 74 lashes and five years jail

An Iranian rapper was sentenced to five years in prison and 74 lashes in court Saturday after being found guilty of spreading Western immorality in the Islamic nation, reported the ISNA news...

Iranian president champions press freedom, wants fewer court cases

Journalists should not be subjected to arbitrary censorship, argued Iranian President Hassan Rowhani Saturday, as he highlighted proposed legislation that would make it less likely for reporters...

Iran sentences protesters who stormed Saudi embassy to prison, lashes

An Iranian court sentenced three assailants who raided the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran in January to six months in prison and 70 lashes on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported.

Rowhani warns of "terrorist regimes" during talks with EU's Mogherini

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani warned about the need to stop the spread of "terrorist regimes," during talks on Saturday with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on the Syrian conflict....