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The Edith Maersk container ship in the Suez canal. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 07, 2015 - 09:53 GMT
Iran releases Maersk container vessel which was seized from the Strait of Hormuz ten days ago.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 09:28 GMT
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said nuclear talks would not continue so long as there are military threats.
Winners were named in a ceremony marking the end of the festival in Tehran on Saturday. (Press TV)
May 05, 2015 - 18:02 GMT
33rd Fajr International Film Festival awards announced on Saturday.
An Iranian woman and her daughter walk past an abandoned boat in the village of Sikh in the Hamoun wetland, where once-flourishing plants and animals have been killed by drought, on Feb. 2, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 16:28 GMT
More than 500 Iranian cities are struggling with drinking water shortage, a deputy interior minister said Tuesday.
Western imposed sanctions have barred Iran from buying western aircraft since the 1970s. Iran Air Boeing 747S Gilland. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 05, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Boeing expects a 'very strong' demand for its aircraft as nuclear negotiations with P5+1 head towards a close.
Yemenis stand at the site of a Saudi air strike against Houthi rebels near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2015 - 08:33 GMT
The activist organization Human Rights Watch claims to have satellite evidence of Saudi Arabia using cluster munitions, also known as barrel bombs, in Yemen.
Iranian citizen Mansour Leghaei was deported from Australia and denied a permanent visa over undisclosed reasons. (Twitter)
May 01, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The UN Human Rights Committee has accused Australia of violating the rights of an Iranian citizen by deporting him over undisclosed reasons.
Under Secretary of State Sherman:
April 30, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman expresses concerns to Iran's potential Asian trading partners.
Iran’s balance of trade (BoT) turned positive in April with its exports exceeding the imports by USD 760 million. (File photo).
April 29, 2015 - 16:54 GMT
Iran’s customs office says the country registered trade surplus in the first month of the Iranian calendar year.
The US guided missile destroyer USS Farragut has been dispatched to monitor the situation in the Straits of Hormuz (File-AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 16:02 GMT
Naval presence comes following Iran seized a Maersk cargo ship on Tuesday.
Muqtada al-Sadr is one of Iraq's most prominent Shia clerics (File-AFP)
April 29, 2015 - 13:53 GMT
Muqtada al-Sadr says Iraqis will not accept "division of their country."