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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.
Failure to clinch the freeze deal can weaken prospects for recovery of oil prices that have fallen by up to 70 per cent since their peak in mid-2014. (File photo)
April 18, 2016 - 05:05 GMT
A meeting of the world's oil producers, minus Iran, failed to reach an agreement on a strategy to combat sliding oil prices.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks during a press conference in the Iranian capital Tehran on July 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
April 16, 2016 - 09:16 GMT
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has arrived in the Iranian capital at the head of a high-ranking political and economic delegation in a visit aimed at enhancing EU-Tehran relations.

The 1997 film is one of Panahi’s chef d’oeuvres, coming after his debut feature The White Balloon, which was released in 1995. (Screenshot)
April 14, 2016 - 10:08 GMT
The screening is part of the Arab Digital Expression Foundation's programme 'A Close Look At Iranian Cinema.'
UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura speaks after a session of Syria peace talks. (AFP/File)
April 12, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura is in Tehran to discuss the Syria conflict with Iranian officials ahead of the upcoming peace talks in Geneva.
Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president stand guard in the West of the southern Yemeni city of Aden on April 11, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
April 12, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The attack comes amid other reports of ceasefire violations since a truce went into effect Sunday night.
Iranian president Hassan Rohani in 2013. (AFP/File)
April 12, 2016 - 10:25 GMT
The European Union (EU) has extended its sanctions against 82 Iranian individuals, whom it accuses of human rights violations.