Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bombers at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province. (AFP/File)
August 22, 2016 - 14:56 GMT
The operations were strategically necessary, but Iran and Russia had agreed not to make them public, Dehghan said in comments carried by Iranian state news agency ISNA.
Gold medalist Iran's Reza Yazdani (2nd L) poses with silver medalist Kyrgyzstan's Magomed Musaev (L) and bronze medalists Mongolia's Khuderbulga Dorjkhand (2nd R) and Kazakhstan's Mamed Ibragimov (R) in the medal ceremony of the men's freestyle 97 kg wrestling event during the 2014 Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon on September 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
August 20, 2016 - 15:08 GMT
Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani won finals of Men's freestyle 74 kg over his Russian rival to add one more gold medal to Iran’s tally.
A picture taken on August 16, 2016 shows a view of a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Abs, in the rebel-held northern province of Hajja, a day after the hospital was hit by an air strike. (AFP/Stringer)
August 19, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Doctors Without Borders said in a statement that it had lost confidence in the Saudi-led coalition due to the 'indiscriminate bombings and unreliable reassurances.'
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey and Iran would
August 17, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
It comes a day after Russia for the first time used Iran as a base to launch airstrikes in Syria.
Yemenis inspect the damage in a room at an hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF), on August 16, 2016 in Abs, in the northern province of Hajja, a day after the hospital was hit by an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Stringer)
August 17, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A MSF hospital in northern Yemen was attacked on Monday, while on Saturday a school was destroyed.
A Syrian man rides his motorcycle past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016. (AFP/Delil Souleilman)
August 17, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Russia's Defense Ministry said it launched an airstrike from an airbase in Iran targeting militants in Aleppo.
Russian warplanes have used an Iranian airbase for military actions in Syria for the first time. (AFP/File)
August 16, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
This was the first time Russian warplanes used an Iranian airbase for military actions in Syria
Saeid Abdevali (Photo:
August 15, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Saeid Abdevali from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the category up to 75 kg at the Rio Olympics early Monday.
Kuwait riot police are seen patrolling outside a football game in 2012. (AFP/File)
August 15, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
They tried to reach Kuwait by sea via the coastal region of Abul-Hasaniyah.
Iran's gold medallist Kianoush Rostami poses on the podium after the men's weightlifting 85kg event during the Rio 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016.
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August 14, 2016 - 07:44 GMT
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami wins the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games.
In September 2015, after bilateral negotiations in Tehran it was announced that the project will be operational by late 2017. (AFP/File)
August 11, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Oman says it has arrived at an agreement with Iran to change the route and design of a planned undersea natural gas pipeline which will be meant to take natural gas from the Islamic Republic to the sultanate through the Persian Gulf.
Pokémon Go is played around the Middle East, including in Baghdad (Twitter/@HayderSH)
August 08, 2016 - 12:26 GMT
Iran bans Pokémon Go, citing ‘security concerns.’
Shahram Amiri was detained after being welcomed back to Tehran from the US in 2010. (AFP/File)
August 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Shahram Amiri claimed he had been abducted by the CIA while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif worked closely with US Secretary of State John Kerry to reach the landmark nuclear agreement that took effect in January. (AFP/File)
August 07, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Israeli Energy Minister Youval Steinitz said Israel still views it as a 'bad deal' but admitted there had been no significant breach from Iran.
A gas pipeline blast in the southern Iranian port city of Genaveh is seen from a distance of about 30 kilometers in this August 6, 2016 photo. (Twitter/PressTV)
August 06, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A gas pipeline explosion in the southern Iranian port city of Genaveh has wounded three people.
A demonstration against Iran's violation of gay rights during the Christopher Street Day (CSD) gay pride parade in Berlin [File]. (photo credit:JOHANNES EISELE/AFP)
August 04, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
It's the first confirmed execution of someone who was convicted as a juvenile in Iran.