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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...

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.

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....

EU's Mogherini in Tehran for Syria talks before heading to Riyadh

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini was in Tehran for talks on the Syrian crisis on Saturday and was due to head to Saudi Arabia later in the day.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveil new "suicide" drones: report

Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled a new drone, which can also be used for kamikaze-style attacks, the Tasnim news agency reported Wednesday.

Choice of White House candidates between "bad and worse," Iran says

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Sunday revealed his low opinion of the two candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, hoping to become the next US president.

Report: US-Iran dual nationals jailed for spying in Iran

A court in Iran has sentenced two US-Iranians to 10 years in prison each on spying charges, news agency Mizan reported Tuesday.

Iran's Ahmadinejad says he won't run again for president

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Tuesday he has decided not to run again for president, saying he will instead remain a "little foot soldier of the revolution."

Iran releases jailed Canadian professor

Iran has released a Canadian professor accused of espionage on humanitarian grounds because of her ill health, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Iranian Supreme Leader opposes Ahmadinejad's bid for president

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has spoken out against a potential return to the presidency Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, media reports said Monday.

Iran plans to export 2.4 million barrels of oil per day

Iran is planning to export 2.4 million barrels of oil per day by March, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.