Indo-AsianNews Service | Sunday April 26, 2015
The Indian U-14 girl's football team was in Kathmandu to participate in the Asian Football Confederation's Regional Championship for the South and Central Zone. It was scheduled to face Iran in a third-fourth place playoff match on Saturday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
A surface-to-air missile crashed shortly after being launched in northern Russia on Wednesday, Russian news agencies said, in a failed test that will be seen as an embarrassment for the country's military forces.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Iran will appoint its first female ambassador abroad since the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the semi-official Fars and Mehr news agencies said late on Monday, citing unspecified reports.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Tuesday April 14, 2015
India have been clubbed with Iran, Oman, Turkmenistan and Guam in group D after the World Cup qualifiers draw took place Kuala Lumpur.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 3, 2015
A crowd of well-wishers hailed Iranian negotiators today as they returned to Tehran after agreeing the framework of a potentially historic nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian news agencies reported.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday April 3, 2015
Ghoncheh Ghavami was arrested last June outside Tehran's Azadi Stadium where she and others were demanding that women be allowed in to watch a volleyball match between Iran and Italy.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 4, 2015
Iran rejected on Tuesday as "unacceptable" U.S. President Barack Obama's demand that it freeze sensitive nuclear activities for at least 10 years but said it would continue talks on a deal, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Iran today rejected as "unacceptable" a demand by US President Barack Obama that Tehran freeze its sensitive nuclear activities for at least 10 years, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
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.