Rouzbeh Cheshmi
June 18, 2018 - 16:35 GMT
Iran national football team defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi has been ruled out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia after suffering a muscle injury in Team Melli’s training on Sunday.
Staffan de MISTURA, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 08:31 GMT
U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will kick off on Monday a tough two-week process to bridge the gap between the three “guarantor” states of the Astana process - Russia, Turkey and Iran - and the U.S.-led group of six which also compromises France, Britain, Germany, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
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Aerial View of Beirut Lebanon (Shutterstock/File Photo)
June 18, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
The Foreign Ministry clarified Sunday that the decision to stamp an entry card rather than the passport of Iranians visiting Lebanon was made by General Security.
Iran's national team beat Morocco 1-0 in stoppage time with an own goal scored in the 95th minute
June 16, 2018 - 17:15 GMT
Prior to World Cup 2018, the American shoe company Nike announced it would not be providing equipment to Iranian players due to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran.
 Morocco had by far the better of the chances before Aziz Bouhaddouz's own goal handed victory to Iran.
June 15, 2018 - 18:35 GMT
Morocco had by far the better of the chances before Aziz Bouhaddouz's own goal handed victory to Iran.
June 14, 2018 - 12:42 GMT
Trump and Kim’s one-on-one meeting was coated in secrecy with hints dropped to the press corps in a teasing manner, but in Trump’s longest press conference to date the most substantive change was announced: the U.S. would stop joint military drills or “war games” with South Korea.
June 14, 2018 - 10:54 GMT
Senior officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey will meet in Geneva on June 18-19 for consultations with the United Nations about setting up a constitutional committee for Syria, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said in a statement on Wednesday.
Turkish minister says train to start operating on June 18 from Iran's Tabriz to eastern Turkey's Van province. (Shutterstock)
June 14, 2018 - 08:22 GMT
A new passenger rail service between Turkey and Iran will begin operations on June 18, Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said Wednesday.
Iranian officials have said nuclear activities could be resumed. (Shutterstock)
June 14, 2018 - 07:55 GMT
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will not be able to remain in the 2015 nuclear accord unless it benefits from the agreement's provisions.
Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi
June 13, 2018 - 19:53 GMT
Head coach of the Iran men's national football team Carlos Queiroz would decide to rule out striker Mehdi Taremi for his squad’s first game of the 2018 Fédération...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country will quit nuclear deal if it does not benefit from it. (AFP/ File)
June 13, 2018 - 11:02 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will quit the multilateral nuclear agreement Tehran signed with major world powers in 2015 if it does not benefit from the deal after the US pullout.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani. (AFP/ File Photo)
June 12, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized US “unilateralism” in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said on Sunday he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement.
Women protest the mandatory hijab law in Iran. (AFP/File Photo)
June 11, 2018 - 13:22 GMT
Video footage of an Iranian young girl clashing with a group of women from the “morality police” went viral earlier this week.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran. (AFP/ File)
June 11, 2018 - 12:48 GMT
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the fate of Palestine must be determined by Palestinians, including Muslims, Jews and Christians, who originally lived in the historical land of Palestine.
Russian army soldiers are seen with their vehicles at their military camp, known as the International Demining Center, in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra . (AFP/ File Photo)
June 11, 2018 - 12:38 GMT
The head of Syria's regime, Bashar al-Assad, denied Moscow is running the show in his country, saying in an interview released Sunday his government operates independently of its Russian and Iranian allies.
G7 Leaders participate in a working session of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2018. (AFP/ File)
June 11, 2018 - 10:03 GMT
G7 leaders vowed on Saturday to ensure that Iran's nuclear programme "remains peaceful" in a joint statement between the US and European allies after President Donald Trump pulled out from an internationally-agreed accord.