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Iran's flagbearer Ali Mazaheri leads his delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON
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July 21, 2016 - 17:55 GMT
President Hassan Rouhani said that Iranian athletes’ message in Olympics, Paralympics is “peace, friendship, coexistence”.
Libyan protesters hold banners and placards during a demonstration in the capital, Tripoli, to protest the French military intervention in the North African country, July 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2016 - 06:29 GMT
The unity government in Libya has condemned the presence of French military forces in the country following the revelation that such forces are operating on the ground in Libya.
The Iranian men’s national volleyball team (Photo: iran-daily.com)
July 19, 2016 - 20:16 GMT
The Iranian men’s national volleyball team has maintained its position as the best Asian squad in the latest edition of the FIVB rankings, nestling in the 10th spot in the world table.
Iranians gather at the site of an explosion in Ahwaz, a town populated mainly by Arabs in south-west Iran, in October 2005. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Ahwazi Arab separatists carried out an armed attack targeting oil pipelines in Iran.
Iran has courted potential European and Asian trading partners as sanctions pressures ease. (File photo)
July 19, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Iran continues to courted potential European and Asian trading partners as sanctions pressures ease, but operational hurdles remain.
The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games logo
July 17, 2016 - 15:35 GMT
Iran announced the athletes that will make up their 95-strong delegation that will compete in 11 sports at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
MEK supporters at a rally in Washington, DC (AFP/Saul Loeb)
July 13, 2016 - 14:57 GMT
Newt Gingrich flew to Paris over the weekend to speak to People’s Mujahedin of Iran members.
Iran Football Federation logo
July 11, 2016 - 15:35 GMT
Iran Football Federation president Mehdi Taj has appointed Ali Kazemi as the new president of Iran Football League Organization on Sunday.
Yemeni Vice President General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar (L) listens as Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi delivers a speech to army commanders and local officials during a surprise visit to inspect troops in Yemen's loyalist-held eastern city of Marib, on July 10, 2016. (AFP/Abdullah al-Qadry)
July 11, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Hadi has rejected the UN roadmap calling for a unity government with the Houthis.
US President Obama is expected to block the latest measure by the Congress. (File photo)
July 10, 2016 - 05:11 GMT
The US Congress has passed a bill that blocks licensing and funding to allow the purchase of US aircraft to Iran over concerns the aircraft could be used for military purposes.
Investigations were launched amid reports that executives at some state-owned firms were earning more than 50 times the base government salary. (File photo)
July 03, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Iran's President has accepted the resignations of senior board members of the National Development Fund after reports circulated of 'unconventionally high' salaries at state-owned firms.
Director Reza Mirkarimi had also won the Grand Prix in 2008. (ISNA)
July 03, 2016 - 08:11 GMT
He won the same award in 2008.
Washington later paid some 95 million dollars in compensation for the Iranian victims and the aircraft. (Facebook/Humans of Tehran)
July 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Iran marked the 28th anniversary of the downing of its commercial airliner by a United States Navy guided-missile cruiser back in 1988 as the aircraft was flying in Iranian airspace, and over Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.
The AFC logo
July 02, 2016 - 22:12 GMT
A Saudi club has been penalized by the Asian soccer governing body for its supporters' misconduct during a match an Iranian team.
Lebanese soldiers patrol the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the country's border with war-ravaged Syria, on June 28, 2016 after two waves of suicide bombings struck the village killing and wounding several people. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Lebanese security officials are investigating a video threatening to target planes from Iran.
Hassan Nasrallah claims that US sanctions will be ineffective because of Hezbollah's secure, direct income from Iran and not through Lebanese banks. (File photo)
June 30, 2016 - 05:53 GMT
White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz has warned that Iran's continued support of Hezbollah will hamper its access to global markets.