World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
Iran's ultra-conservative weekly "9-Day" was banned today for criticizing the government over its negotiations with world powers on the country's controversial nuclear programme, the ISNA news agency reported.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 9, 2015
Iran is entitled to have nuclear enrichment and nobody should try to derive unilateral benefit from the situation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
World News | Thomson Reuters | Saturday January 31, 2015
The Bahraini government has revoked the nationality of 72 citizens for damaging national security, the state news agency BNA reported today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 29, 2015
Iran appointed a new UN ambassador on Wednesday following Washington's refusal to grant a US visa to a previous nominee over the 1979 embassy hostage crisis, state news agency IRNA said.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Wednesday January 28, 2015
Women in Iran are not normally allowed to watch male athletes in competition, with authorities saying the restriction protects them from potentially abusive behaviour among male fans.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Monday January 26, 2015
A top Iranian official said the team would lodge a formal complaint against Australian referee Ben Williams following the dismissal of their protest that Iraq had fielded an ineligible player during their quarterfinal clash.
ShubhodeepChakravarty | Monday January 19, 2015
Women of Iranian origin posted their selfies with national players who are in Australia for the Asian Cup finals. The photos have enraged authorities back home.
Reuters | Monday January 12, 2015
Iran is the highest-ranked Asian team in football at 51st, followed by Japan in 54th and South Korea in 69th.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The next round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers will begin on January 18 in Geneva, Tehran's chief negotiator was quoted by the official news agency IRNA on Tuesday as saying.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday December 22, 2014
India overcame stiff competition from formidable teams like Russia and Iran to claim first place in the Under-16 Chess Olympiad that ended on Sunday. Russia and Iran took the second and third spot respectively.
SoumitraBose | Sunday November 30, 2014
Baichung Bhutia is the first Indian footballer to be inducted into AFC's Hall of Fame. He joins former superstars Ali Daei of Iran and Sami Al Jaber of Saudi Arabia.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 28, 2014
An Iranian woman has defied the country's ultra-restrictive laws by dancing publicly without her hijab (veil), and what is more, it was filmed and posted on social media.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 26, 2014
Narcotics weighing 1.7 kilograms have been found in the stomach of a 20-year-old man in Iran's northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, police said.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 23, 2014
Iran says it will not be possible by a November 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, the Iranian Students News Agency ISNA reported today.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
Bengaluru-based veteran Magimairajan brushed aside compatriot Meenal Thakur 3-1 for her fourth win while 22-year old Kamani from Mumbai chalked up her third win in as many matches by blanking Iran's Akram Mohammadi Amini 3-0 in Group D.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami is protesting because the judge is yet to officially confirm her one-year prison sentence.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday October 20, 2014
Severely thrashed by Iran, Jordan and Bangladesh in their previous matches, India will now have to win both their matches against the UAE and Jordan and hope Jordan or Bangladesh put a spanner in the works of Iran to stand a chance of topping the gro...
World News | Associated Press | Sunday October 12, 2014
An Iranian police airplane flying to the country's southeast crashed late Saturday, killing all seven people aboard, including a top police officer, the country's official news agency reported.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 8, 2014
An Iranian woman convicted of murdering an alleged rapist as a teenager is set to be hanged today unless she wins forgiveness from the victim's relatives, an Iranian news agency reported on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 6, 2014
Two people were killed in a fire at a defence ministry plant east of Tehran for the production of explosives, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday October 3, 2014
South Korea completed a basketball double after the women's team beat China in the final on Thursday.
Indo Asian News Service | Friday October 3, 2014
With the daily struggle to bypass the strict Internet censorship, many Iranians are still able to access all the online content they wish.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday October 2, 2014
The two Indian teams will face Iran in their respective matches for Asian Games gold.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Thursday September 25, 2014
The men's compound archery team set-up a final date with South Korea after it beat Iran 231-227 in the semi-finals. The Indian trio of Verma, Sandeep Kumar and Rajat Chauhan managed a total of 15 10s.