Iran

May 14, 2014

Iran's crude oil exports have been rising since Tehran reached a breakthrough deal with six world powers over its nuclear energy program last November.
03:55 GMT

Iran has renewed its oil export contracts with its Asian buyers

May 13, 2014

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in Riyadh Tuesday (Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP)
18:00 GMT

Riyadh announced Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is "ready to negotiate" with its rival Iran.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heads Iran's negotiating team. (AFP/File)
13:37 GMT

Iran and the P5+1 will begin a new round of nuclear talks in Vienna today.

A handout picture released by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on May 11, 2014 shows him sitting next to the captured US drone and its copy, at the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force exhibition in Tehran (AFP Photo)
06:22 GMT

A ceremony was held in Iran to recognize its reverse-engineering feat, displaying both the U.S. drone and its Iranian copy.

May 11, 2014

The Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway is estimated to carry 1.4 million passengers and 5-7 million tons of cargo per year.
17:57 GMT

Russia has agreed to build the Rasht-Astara railway which stretches 167 kilometers in northwestern part of Iran.

Negotiations between Iran and the West are progressing, with some believing that a final deal on Iran's nuclear status can be reached in the coming months. (photo courtesy: aei-ideas.org)
17:34 GMT

Ayatollah Khamenei said that any reduction in missiles would be foolish when the West continues to threaten Iran.

Iran's vice president for legal affairs Elham Aminzadeh said "some sanctions have been lifted. But problems continue."
17:33 GMT

Iran's deputy oil minister for petrochemicals, said "nothing has changed compared with last year" in terms of petrochemical sales to the EU.

Rouhani’s remarks come ahead of a fresh round of high-level nuclear talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council. (AFP/File)
09:02 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has dismissed Western allegations that the Islamic Republic is pursuing a secret nuclear program.

May 7, 2014

“The cultural and historical background of the two nations indicate the close friendship between Iran and China, therefore, media collaboration in all technical and production fields can be developed,” Musavi said.
21:47 GMT

Speaking at the meeting, Musavi pointed to cultural commonalties between the two countries, which help deepen the ties.

Eric Lerner is a prominent scientist and researcher in America (Image: Smallplanet.com)
18:00 GMT

U.S. science writer Eric Lerner is working with Iranian researchers to producer cheaper and greener energy, Press TV reports.

Iran and the P5+1 have been working since late 2013 to reach a nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
13:46 GMT

Iranian diplomats suggested that Israel is attempting to torpedo the nuclear deal between the P5 +1 group of world powers and Iran, The Guardian newspaper reported.

May 6, 2014

Rouhani promised to be a progressive voice in Iran's government. (AFP/File)
08:55 GMT

Iran's women and minorities were hopeful as they watched Rouhani take office, but has Rouhani helped make Iran's government more inclusive?

The IAEA inspectors are expected to visit the Saghand uranium mine and the Ardakan concentration plant in Yazd on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
07:34 GMT

Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed on how the Agency will carry out inspections of the Arak heavy water plant in central Iran.

May 5, 2014

Mohammad Javad Zarif meets with Catherine Ashton, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union, in Tehran, during a previous round of nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
12:59 GMT

Iran and the P5+1 group are set to resume expert-level talks on Tehran’s nuclear energy program in New York, an Iranian official says.

The capacity of South Pars gas and oil fields could hit 100 million cubic meters daily in the current Iranian year
11:55 GMT

Iran's South Pars field, located in southern part of the country, exported gas and oil to 29 countries during the last Iranian calendar year (started on 20 March 2013).