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Companies such as Siemens, Lukoil, and Gazprom are attending the show in Tehran. (Shutterstock)
May 05, 2016 - 12:56 GMT
Attendance is up 60 percent over last year, with a strong presence of European participants at the 21st International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition of Iran.
An aerial view of the strategic Strait of Hormuz. (File photo)
May 05, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The reaction comes after a US congressman called for measures against Iran's military drills in the gulf.
Al Hilal team
May 04, 2016 - 15:58 GMT
Brazilian striker Ailton came off the bench to score Saudi Al-Hilal’s decisive second against Iranian Tractorsazi Tabriz Tuesday as the two-time winner picked up a 2-1 win that took it through to the Round-of-16 of the 2016 AFC Champions League.
Iran has been engaged in talks with European and Asian car manufacturers over the past few months to set up joint manufacturing plants inside the country. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 09:43 GMT
Iran has halted some seven million dollars in orders of US-made cars into the country.
Defendant Aria L (C) talks with his lawyer Andreas Bensch as he waits for the opening of his trial at court in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on May 3, 2016.(AFP/Torsten Silz)
May 04, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A 21-year-old man of Iranian origin was arrested in Frankfurt for allegedly posing for photos with severed heads of two victims in Syria.
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May 03, 2016 - 22:05 GMT
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The football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics is scheduled to be held from 3 to 20 August
May 03, 2016 - 21:59 GMT
Iranian referee Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Reza Mansouri will officiate at the forthcoming men's football competitions of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
Power plant in Samawah, Iraq. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 02, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A daily volume of 50 million cubic meters of Iranian gas will be piped to Basra’s power plant for electricity generation, following a visit to Tehran by Iraqi officials.
'Missile Strike' was created in retaliation for the Israeli console game, 'Battlefield', that includes scenes simulating attacks on Tehran and its Milad Tower. (Twitter)
May 02, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The game, which allows users to launch Iranian missiles against Haifa, is the latest update in the tit-for-tat virtual war games between Iran and Israel.
Iran's weightlifting team (source: mehrnews.com)
May 01, 2016 - 18:26 GMT
Iran’s weightlifting national squad has snatched 10 medals in Asian Weightlifting Championships to stand only next to China the champions.
Jason Rezaian, a US journalist detained by Iran for 1.5 years, at the White House Press Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night. (photo: CSPAN)
May 01, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
Speaking about the importance of a free press, Obama used the last few minutes of the half-hour speech to pay homage to an American reporter who spent 1.5 years in an Iranian prison before being released in January.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (C) arrives to give a press conference at the Information ministry in Kuwait City on April 26, 2016.  (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
May 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Saudi-backed government have accused the Houthis and their allies of attempting 'to alter the military equation' in the war.
An Iranian woman holds a child to help her cast her ballot as she votes in the second round of parliamentary elections in Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
If reformists' lead continues, a coalition with conservatives could win over half the available seats.
Accommodation blocks were previously destroyed in the detention center on Nauru, which has come under fire for inhumane conditions for asylum-seekers. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The 23-year-old set himself on fire as UN representatives visited the detention center.
Iranian men arrive to cast their vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Reformist candidates won historic victories against conservative hardliners in the first round of parliamentary elections in February.