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The kidnappers are presumed to be members of al-Qaeda. (AFP/File)
March 05, 2015 - 11:57 GMT
After being kidnapped by al-Qaeda members in July 2013, Iranian diplomat Nour-Ahmed Nikbakht has since been released from captivity.
The volume of Iran’s annual farmed caviar output stands at 3 tons, which is planned to reach 100 tons by 2025
March 05, 2015 - 08:08 GMT
Iran can earn an income equal to 12.6 percent of its annual crude oil revenue by producing 100 tons of farmed caviar per year.
The UN agency is looking to hold discussions with the country about its nuclear program on March 9. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 14:51 GMT
The UN agency is looking to hold discussions with the country about its nuclear program on March 9.
Benjamin Netanyahu waves following his speech at the US Congress in Washington, March 3, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
On Tuesday, the world was focussed on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at the US Congress. Among the many things he said, Iran was the focus. Will he be the deal breaker between Obama and issue of nuclear weapons?
Scientists conduct testing in Tehran's research center. (AFP/File)
March 04, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iran's ambassador said Tuesday the agreement is a "positive step for deepening nuclear cooperation."
The US president said Tuesday the Israeli leader's speech to Congress contained
March 04, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The US president said Tuesday the Israeli leader's speech to Congress contained "nothing new" and offered no alternatives.
Iran and Iraq signed an agreement in 2013 under which Tehran would start exporting gas to Iraq to feed three power plants in Baghdad and Diyala.
March 03, 2015 - 17:34 GMT
Iran could begin natural gas exports to Iraq in May if security conditions improve, Iranian oil ministry website Shana quoted a senior official as saying.
The Israeli prime minister addressed a full house in Congress on Tuesday. (Screenshot: PBS NewsHour)
March 03, 2015 - 17:20 GMT
The prime minister said Tuesday the greatest threat to peace is nuclear power in the hands of "militant Islamists."
This is seen as Netanyahu's final chance to stop the US from proceeding with a nuclear deal with Iran. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the US Congress later today, continuing his face off with US President Barak Obama on the Iran nuclear deal.
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif asserted that reaching a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear program will require the swift end of all sanctions against the country.
Yemen and Iran’s civil aviation authorities on Saturday signed an agreement to operate direct flights between both countries.
March 01, 2015 - 18:06 GMT
This is a move many in the region will see as another sign of Tehran’s growing influence in the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest country.