Iran

Rowhani says Trump's criticism of Iran nuclear deal is 'just talk'

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday dismissed remarks by the US president-elect criticizing the nuclear deal with Iran as "just talk."

Iranian nuclear deal turns one, but it's too early to celebrate

Donald Trump's impending presidency raises questions about the future of the Iranian nuclear deal as it turns one-year-old.

Major powers review Iran nuclear pact amid uncertainty over US stance

Representatives from Iran and six major powers met in Vienna on Tuesday to review their agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme

US ship fires warning shots at Iranian Guard boats in the Gulf

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at several patrol boats belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Gulf, the US Defence Department said Monday.

Former Iranian president Rafsanjani dies aged 82

Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday in Tehran at the age of 82 from a heart attack.

Parole given to hunger-striking couple in Iran amid health concerns

Parole was granted on Saturday to a prominent Iranian married couple on hunger strike following warnings about their deteriorating health.

Iranian hunger strikers posing political threat, lawmaker warns

A prominent Iranian married couple on hunger strike could cause a political catastrophe if they die, an Iranian lawmaker warned on Saturday.

Report: Turkey, Russia agree on ceasefire plan for all of Syria

Turkey and Russia have agreed to a proposal for a ceasefire covering all of Syria, Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu reported on Wednesday.

Iran to sign 10-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes

Iran is to sign a 10-billion-dollar deal with Airbus next week to acquire 100 aircraft, Iran's transportation minister said on Sunday according to news agency ILNA.

We will abide by deal if others do, Rowhani tells UN nuclear watchdog

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday assured the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog that Iran would continue to fulfil its obligations under a nuclear deal with six major powers....

Iran calls on EU to examine breach in nuclear deal by the US

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday demanded the European Union examine a potential breach by the United States of the nuclear deal between Tehran and the international...

Iran's supreme leader criticizes Britain's May

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has harshly criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May in comments carried by ISNA news agency on Saturday.

Iran: Deal closed for 7 Airbus planes

The Iranian private airline Iran Aseman has agreed a deal to purchase seven passenger jets from Airbus, news agency ISNA reported Iranian Employment Minister Ali Rabei as saying on Wednesday.

Rowhani calls for retaliation against US renewal of sanction power

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Tuesday demanded that his foreign minister as well as the country's nuclear chief retaliate against the renewal of the power to impose sanctions on Iran by the...

Iran and US firm Boeing sign massive deal

Iran's state airline Iran Air and US aeroplane producer Boeing on Sunday signed a deal for the purchase of 80 aircraft valued at 16.6 billion dollars.