Iran

December 7, 2014

Mahmoud Vaezi announced that a team of technicians is developing a system to identify all Internet users in Iran. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT

Iran's telecommunications minister plans to identify all Internet users in Iran.

Iranian officials suggested last month the American journalist might be released soon, but have since extended his detention by 60 days amid an ongoing investigation, according to his family. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT

Washington Post correspondant Jason Rezaian was charged by an Iranian court Saturday after months of being detained, though his charges remain unclear.

According to this Iranian researcher, HIFU can have many therapeutic uses, the main use of which is for treating cancer, although some HIFU devices are already being used today for cosmetic surgery.
04:55 GMT

“What we do is to place the ultrasound in environmental conditions; that will enable us to either remove or alter parts of a tissue for therapeutic purposes,” he explained.

December 4, 2014

Many countries wonder what Iran would do if it acquired a nuclear weapon. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT

The erstwhile Iranian Empire and later on the Islamic Republic of Iran has the most controversial nuclear program in the world.

Iran was formerly Peugeot's second largest market by volume and one in four cars in the country carries the Lion brand.
04:55 GMT

France's PSA Peugeot-Citroen is in "intense" talks about resuming production in Iran, halted since March 2012, a top representative of the automaker said in Tehran on Monday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a press conference after chairing a counter-Islamic States (IS) coalition ministerial meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, December 3, 2014. (AFP/file)
04:00 GMT

As for reports that Iran – not a coalition member – had bombarded ISIL targets in Iraq, John Kerry said if such action was restricted to the extremists and had an impact, then that was “positive”

December 3, 2014

emeni security forces inspect the scene of a car bomb which struck the residence of Iran's ambassador in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 3, 2014. (AFP/file)
18:53 GMT

Iran has summoned the Yemeni chargé d'affaires in Tehran after a car bomb attack targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.

An Iranian official denied Pentagon reports of Iranian airstrikes on ISIL in Iraq. (AFP/File)
11:07 GMT

Contrary to Pentagon reports, an Iranian official denied Iranian airstrikes on ISIL in Iraq.

Yemeni security forces stand at a checkpoint near Sanaa's airport during unrest in the city. (AFP/File)
09:39 GMT

Three people were killed and several others injured following a car bomb attack outside the residency of Iran's ambassador to Yemen, in the country's capital, Sanaa.

December 2, 2014

An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter fires at Islamic-State (IS) militant positions, from his position on the top of Mount Zardak, a strategic point taken 3 days ago, about 25 kilometres east of Mosul on September 9,2014. (AFP/file)
15:04 GMT

A US official has confirmed that Iran is taking part in attacks against the ISIS terror group, amid speculation of military cooperation.

December 1, 2014

“The market will dictate the right sustainable and stable price. ... We need to allow enough time for market stability,” he added.
05:55 GMT

“But because of the unity and solidarity of OPEC, we decided not to protest against this decision.”

November 27, 2014

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the entire Iranian nation will stand up to excessive demands as the Islamic Republic engages in nuclear negotiations with six world powers.

November 26, 2014

The firm will be charged with "corruption of foreign public officials",  in a case that dates back some 20 years.
11:33 GMT

The charges concern alleged bribes made to officials to secure rights to Iranian gas and oil fields in the 1990s and 2000s.

November 25, 2014

European Union High Representative Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deliver a statement in Vienna on the status of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program before he leaves Vienna on November 24, 2014. (AFP)
16:21 GMT

The European Union (EU) has extended a freeze on certain sanctions imposed against Iran over the country’s nuclear program after Tehran and six world powers agreed to continue talks for seven more months.

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Photo: AFP)
15:18 GMT

Supremem leader talks tough after extension, president hails ‘significant victory’ and says negotiations will lead to deal.