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Iraqi Shia fighters from the Popular Mobilization units reposition on the Tharthar front line on the edge of Anbar province, on June 1, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Iranian ambassador to Baghdad denied reports that 15 military advisers from Iran were killed in a Daesh attack in Iraq's Anbar province on Monday.
This week the photo sharing website deleted an account from Iran commemorating Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, but then it was back online late Monday night. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 23:46 GMT
Here's the account out of Iran that got deleted and rebooted hours later. Right now, we're not sure why either thing happened.
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 20:02 GMT
The sultanate is the only GCC nation not to have joined the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen.
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2015 - 15:52 GMT
Iran and China have agreed on a new arrangement for crude oil payments.
This year's Tehran Auction has broken the record of the country's art auctions after a painting by a renowned poet sold for over $845,000, bringing the total revenue of sales to $6.4 million. (ISNA)
May 31, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
This year's Tehran Auction has broken the record of the country's art auctions after a painting by a renowned poet sold for over $845,000, bringing the total revenue of sales to $6.4 million.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on May 30, 2015 in Geneva. (AFP/Susan Walsh)
May 31, 2015 - 08:06 GMT
Unresolved issues include whether International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors will be permitted to investigate Iran's nuclear projects.
Iranian parliamentary elections will be held in February 2016. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2015 - 15:09 GMT
The president of Iran has stated that his government aims to hold "free" parliamentary elections in 2016, AFP has reported.
Economics professor Mohammad Qoli Yussefi said trying to control liquidity is
May 29, 2015 - 02:02 GMT
Economics professor Mohammad Qoli Yussefi said trying to control liquidity is "like prescribing an overweight person to stop eating in order to get into shape."
The cotton crop harvested in provincial farms has increased by five to seven times, an Iranian official said. (Shutterstock)
May 27, 2015 - 02:42 GMT
The cotton crop harvested in provincial farms has increased by five to seven times, an Iranian official said.
The contest's executive secretary said he wanted artists to raise public awareness on the militants; but Iran isn't exactly known as a free speech advocate. (resistart.ir)
May 27, 2015 - 00:35 GMT
The contest's executive secretary said he wanted artists to raise public awareness on the militants; but Iran isn't exactly known as a free speech advocate.
An Iranian worker walks near the phase 12 of the South Pars gas field facilities near the southern town of Kangan on the shore of the Gulf on Jan. 22, 2014. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
May 26, 2015 - 19:55 GMT
Iran to increase the price of natural gas supplied to households, businesses and state-run buildings by 15 percent.