A view of the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
December 02, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Last month the House of Representatives voted almost unanimously to renew the sanctions.
Members of the Iranian parliament have legal immunity (Wikimedia Commons)
December 01, 2016 - 13:36 GMT
Never underestimate the strength of Twitter and Facebook
Bilateral trade between Oman and Iran is likely to touch $5 billion within five years, from the current $1 billion.  (File photo)
November 29, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Oman is set to bypass the UAE as Iran's biggest trading partner in MENA.
Russia's Apti Aukhadov poses on the podium with his silver medal, during the men's 85kg group A weightlifting event of the London 2012 Olympic Games at The Excel Centre in London on August 3, 2012. YURI CORTEZ / AFP
November 28, 2016 - 15:48 GMT
After the International Olympic Committee re-analysed the blood samples of some athletes, it discovered that Russia’s...
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) meets with visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tehran, November 26, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran and Turkey hold regular consultations on regional issues, notably the crises in Syria and Iraq. While differing on Syria, Ankara and Tehran are both concerned about the threat of extremism.
Damaged trains following an accident in the Semnan province. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A passenger train crashed into another passenger train that had stopped at a station near the town of Shahroud in Semnan province, about 250 kilometres east of the capital, Tehran.
Former mayor of London Boris Johnson walks to 10 Downing Street in central London on July 13, 2016. (AFP/Oli Scarff)
November 23, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
“The government remains committed to the nuclear deal in Iran and we look forward to working with the new administration in the United States to make it a success.”
From left to right: Mohammad Reza Mansouri, Reza Sokhandan, Alireza Faghani, Kate Jacewicz, Renae Coghill and Uvena Fernandes (Photo: Press TV)
November 21, 2016 - 16:33 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decorated Iranian referee Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Mansouri with the AFC Referees Special Award 2016.
US President Bararck Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP/File)
November 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The administration of US President Barack Obama is planning to take measures in its last months in office to “strengthen” a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran, amid the probability that an incoming American president and his hawkish possible appointees may act to undermine the international agreement and the US stature as a result, American officials say.
OPEC agreed in Algeria on September to cut oil production to 32.5 million barrels a day (mb/d) from current level of 33.24 mb/d to boost the market. (File photo)
November 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Discussions to freeze oil production are underway between Qatar, Iran and Iraq ahead of a meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers in Vienna.
A Mahan Air plane pictured on the tarmac after landing at Sanaa International Airport in the Yemeni capital on March 1, 2015. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais)
November 18, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The new bill would prohibit the Treasury Department from issuing the licenses U.S. banks would need to complete the transactions.
An Iranian woman walks past a giant poster showing supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (R) and the founder of Iran's Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (L), in Tehran. (AFP/File)
November 17, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The General Assembly’s human rights committee called for more accountability from the Iranian government.
In September, Novak met with Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China to discuss ways to reverse a slide in crude oil prices. (AFP/File)
November 17, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak is visiting Doha to attend a two-day summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, with hopes that talks will be productive.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (AFP/File)
November 16, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
This warning came as the House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday to restore the bans in breach of a nuclear accord.
Boeing received a Treasury license to sell 80 planes to Iran in June but is still negotiating sales. (File photo)
November 16, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
US Republicans press on to stop the sale of aircraft to Iran by Airbus and Boeing, but the proposed legislation is unlikely to pass the Senate.
Revealing pictures from the 1970's show Sheik Shojooni with a number of unnamed prostitues. (Twitter(
November 15, 2016 - 12:15 GMT
The photographs show the Sheikh in a number of uncompromising positions with various unnamed prostitutes.