Firefighters battle a blaze that engulfed Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran on January 19, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
January 19, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Up to 100 people are feared to be trapped beneath the rubble.
Smoke billows following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in the rebel-held area of Deraa, in southern Syria, on January 18, 2017. (AFP/Mohamad Abazeed)
January 19, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The Jaysh al-Islam was among Syria's opposition groups in support of last month's ceasefire deal.
Maedeh Borhani (Photo:
January 18, 2017 - 18:09 GMT
Iran's first two women volleyball players to compete outside the Islamic Republic joined Bulgarian club Shumen this month, a move which has taken years of negotiation...
John Kerry Kerry cited the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran as one of Obama's policy victories that Trump will struggle to dismantle. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Kerry said unraveling the achievements of outgoing President Barack Obama will take Trump longer than he expects.
Iranian basketball coach Mehran Hatami (center) (Photo: Press TV)
January 16, 2017 - 17:27 GMT
The Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation (IRIBF) has named Mehran Hatami as the head coach of Iran men's national basketball...
Iranian volleyball player Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani (Photo: Press TV)
January 16, 2017 - 15:15 GMT
Captain of Iran men's national volleyball team Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani is facing an indefinite ban after being charged by the Islamic Republic of Iran Volleyball Federation (IRIVF) for using offensive language.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The European Union (EU)’s top diplomat says the bloc will remain committed to and work to ensure the proper execution of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.
Murder, rape, armed robbery, adultery and large-scale drug trafficking are capital offences in Iran. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
While executions are rare in Bahrain, capital punishment is common place in Iran.
Iranian singer Reza Sadeghi. (WallpaperWeb)
January 15, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The mother abandoned her child last week.
Donald Trump is greeted on stage by Ted Cruz before speaking at a rally against the Iran nuclear deal in Washington on Sept. 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
January 13, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Donald Trump's impending presidency raises questions about the future of the Iranian nuclear deal as it turns one-year-old.
Thousands gathered on Tuesday for the funeral of the former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (Atta Kenare/ AFP)
January 11, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
Mourners chanted the names of opposition leaders, as well as anti-Russian slogans.
Iranians gather around a hearse carrying the coffin of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in the capital Tehran, on January 10, 2017. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 11, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Iran's former president died of a heart attack on Sunday.
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died (Atta Kenare/AFP)
January 09, 2017 - 11:58 GMT
Some Arabs have taken to social media to offer their reactions to the death of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Iran is now pumping 3.7 million barrels of crude oil per day and seeks to regain its market share of pre-sanctions levels of 4 million barrels per day. (File photo)
January 09, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
Having been exempted by OPEC from cutting output, Tehran has sold more than 13 million barrels of the crude it had held in floating storage.
Presently, an average of 700 to 1000 megawatts of electricity are being exported to Iraq. (Pixabay)
January 09, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Iran has confirmed that it will resume delivering electricity to Iraq shortly, once terms of a new contract are negotiated.
This file photo taken on December 21, 2015 shows Iranian former president and head of the Expediency Council, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani arriving for a press conference after registering his candidacy for the upcoming Assembly of Experts elections at the interior ministry in Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 09, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The influential cleric and politician served as Iran's fourth president.