World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Iran's supreme leader, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran, said on Monday U.S. policies in the Middle East region were a threat to both countries and called for closer ties between Tehran and Moscow.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 23, 2015
Iran's ambassador to Russia said today that Moscow had started the procedure of supplying Tehran with S-300 anti-missile rocket system, according to the Tasnim news agency.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 23, 2015
President Vladimir Putin today lifted a ban on Russian firms from working on Iranian enrichment sites as he travelled to Tehran for his first visit since 2007.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Iran later this month, the Kremlin said today, as the two countries back Bashar al-Assad in Syria and Moscow looks to step up business ties after the deal over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 11, 2015
Iran will receive the bulk of the S-300 air defence missile systems it ordered from Russia by the end of the year, Tehran's defence minister has said.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 9, 2015
Russia and Iran have signed a contract for Moscow to supply Tehran with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems, Sergei Chemezov, the chief executive of Russian state-owned defence conglomerate Rostec, was quoted by the RIA news agency as saying today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 9, 2015
Iran has summoned Saudi Arabia's charge d'affaires in Tehran after the Gulf kingdom executed three Iranians convicted of drug trafficking, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
World News | Reuters | Sunday November 8, 2015
Iran will attend the next round of Syria peace talks, a top advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Saturday, a week after Tehran threatened to withdraw from the process.
World News | Reuters | Monday November 2, 2015
Iran has begun preliminary implementation of the nuclear deal struck with six world powers in July, Tehran's nuclear chief was quoted as saying today by Japan's Kyodo news agency.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 30, 2015
An Iranian-American businessman was arrested by Iranian security forces two weeks while he was visiting relatives in Tehran from his home base in Dubai, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 28, 2015
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will join talks in Vienna this week aimed at ending the conflict in Syria, a top official in Tehran told state television today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 27, 2015
President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed on today he expected sanctions on Iran to be lifted by year-end, a week after its clerical supreme leader ordered restrictions that could delay the implementation of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers and ordered it to be implemented subject to certain conditions, his official website said today.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Iran rejected criticism from Saudi Arabia today about Tehran's interventions in unstable countries in the Middle East, and accused the kingdom in turn of playing a destabilising role in the volatile region.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 18, 2015
President Barack Obama ordered the US government today to take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran, in accordance with the historic nuclear deal struck between six world powers and Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 17, 2015
The nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers is "an opening for further diplomatic endeavours" to resolve the conflicts in the Middle East, the German foreign minister said in Tehran today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 15, 2015
An engine of a Boeing 747 operated by Iran's Mahan Air detached from the plane today shortly after takeoff from Tehran, causing terror among passengers but no injuries, local media reported.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 15, 2015
Iran's Guardian Council ratified a bill today approving the nuclear deal reached by Tehran and six world powers, state news agency IRNA and other agencies said, allowing the government to implement the agreement.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Iran's parliament approved on Tuesday the country's nuclear deal with world powers, paving the way for the historic agreement curbing Tehran's atomic programme to take effect and for sanctions to end.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Indian refiners have paid a second installment of $700 million to Iran to partly settle pending oil dues, two industry sources said, after a July deal that set out a roadmap for the lifting of sanctions over Tehran's nuclear activities.
World News | Reuters | Sunday October 11, 2015
The Iranian parliament gave preliminary backing on today to a bill approving Tehran's nuclear agreement with world powers, with supportive voices overcoming determined opposition from conservative lawmakers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 11, 2015
An Iranian general killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo had taken part in 80 missions in the war-torn country, mourners were told at his funeral in Tehran today.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday October 6, 2015
India imported 17.3 per cent more crude oil from Iran last month than it did in August as its top refiner made its first buy from Tehran for a new plant, according to ship tracking data and a report compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research and Forecasts.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday October 2, 2015
The Yemeni government today announced its decision to sever diplomatic relations with Iran.