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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.
Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 by implication lays out multiple areas where foreign investment and know-how will be needed
April 28, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Women's rights With Saudi Arabia announcing plans for a major restructuring of the kingdom’s economy and Iran gearing up to become a regional hegemon...
How many of the 42 songs can you name? (YouTube)
April 27, 2016 - 16:55 GMT
Who needs musical accompaniment when Alaa Wardi sings acapella?
Bloomberg reported a meeting between officials from Iran’s Qeshm Free Trade Zone and Bombardier on a project to set up an airline in the southern Qeshm island. (Omnifeed)
April 26, 2016 - 07:06 GMT
The Canadian aviation company have only confirmed that 'exploratory discussions' in Iran are underway.
Mahsa Javar (source: mehrnews.com)
April 25, 2016 - 16:08 GMT
Iranian female rower has finished runner-up at 2016 FISA Asia & Oceania Olympic Qualification Regatta (FAOQR) in South Korea.
Ali Akbar Velayati, adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Iran warned that a US plan to deploy more troops to Syria will worsen the crisis as it pledged to continue support for the Syrian government.
Source: mehrnews.com
April 24, 2016 - 15:39 GMT
Iran Wrestling Federation has handed in the proposal to host the Wrestling World Cups in the year 2017 to the United World Wrestling (UWW).
The bill will now go to the Guardian Council, the constitutional supervisory body, for ratification before becoming law. (Wikimedia Commons)
April 20, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Iranian MPs have endorsed the draft budget, which sets oil at $40 a barrel and nearly doubles the quantity exported prior to sanctions.
Argentina's Facundo Campazzo (L) vies for the ball with Edgar Sosa (R) of the Dominican Republic, during a 2015 FIBA Americas Championship Men's Olympic qualifying match at the Sport Palace in Mexico City on September 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO/RONALDO SCHEMIDT
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April 19, 2016 - 15:42 GMT
The 28-year-old guard led Bandar Imam to the Iranian league title last week and has also played in Italy and Germany in the past.
Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh has instructed the Jordanian ambassador in Iran to return to Amman. (Twitter)
April 18, 2016 - 14:44 GMT
Jordan had also called Iran to respect the sovereignty of nations and respond to the Arab efforts to forge a balanced and solid joint ties based on respect for the principles of the international relations and international law.
The first Air France airliner arrives at the Imam Khomeini International airport in the Iranian capital Tehran on April 17, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 18, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
With a compromise found in the row over compulsory hijabs for female cabin crew, the first Air France flight in eight years landed in Tehran with the French transport minister and business delegation.