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The route will run between Shahid Rajaee and Sohar and will carry agricultural products and perishables between the two countries. (
10:00 GMT
The new bi-monthly shipping route is part of Iran's grand plan to build a south to north economic corridor from Oman through to Turkmenistan.

February 6, 2016

The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/John Thys)
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Following the lift of sanctions against Iran and the signing of a landmark nuclear agreement, the EU official announced plans to visit Tehran in the near future.
Iran left London with a total of 12 medals (4 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze)
17:03 GMT
Mahmoud Goudarzi, Iran's minister of sport and youth, is optimistic of winning eight medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

February 4, 2016

Mourners gesture during the funeral of Mohammed Hijazi, a member of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria, on February 1, 2016, in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Stringer)
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The Iranian soldiers, along with 23 other pro-government fighters, were killed in the advance which began on Monday.

February 2, 2016

Venezuela's oil minister is meeting with Russia, Qatar, Iran and Saudi Arabia to discuss ways to boost crude prices. (Shutterstock)
09:20 GMT
Analysts from Goldman Sachs cast doubt on the likelihood of harmonized reduction in oil production, despite a campaign from OPEC member Venezuela.
Al Said, the luxury yacht of Sultan Qaboos in the old port of Muttrah in Muscat. (Shutterstock/Philip Lange)
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The cruise will take between seven and ten days, and plans to launch later this year by Khedri Jahan Darya Company.

February 1, 2016

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
The trip comes as opposing factions in Syria’s five-year conflict gather in Geneva for UN-brokered talks.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP)
06:00 GMT
Even though sanctions against Iran have been lifted, Iran vowed to promote a self sufficient economy.

January 29, 2016

A file photo of USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. (Wikimedia)
19:04 GMT
The drone managed to capture a video during the surveillance mission over the US aircraft carrier.

January 28, 2016

Morteza Pouraliganji
16:23 GMT
Iranian international defender Morteza Pouraliganji has officially joined Qatari side Al Sadd on a four-month deal on Wednesday.
Bahrain's Central Bank put Future Bank and the Iran Insurance company under administration last year. (Central Banking)
06:49 GMT
The joint venture between Iran's Bank Saderat, Bank Melli and Bahrain's Ahli United Bank was put under administration last year.

January 27, 2016

The ancient naked statues were hidden from the Iranian president’s view during his official visit to Rome. (Twitter)
12:48 GMT
The ancient naked statues were hidden from the Iranian president’s view during his official visit to Rome.

January 26, 2016

Pope Francis and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchange gifts during their private audience on January 26, 2016, at the Vatican. (AFP/Andrew Medichini)
14:00 GMT
The Pope urged Tehran to do its part in finding political solutions to problems facing the Middle East.

January 25, 2016

Oil pumping jacks. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Iran and Russia signed a deal for two exploration projects in oil rich Khouzestan province.

January 24, 2016

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a press conference at King Salman airbase on Jan. 23, 2016 in Riyadh. (AFP/AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
17:30 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says no mediation will take place 'as long as Iran does not respond positively.'
Mehdi Taremi (source:
16:26 GMT
Russian premier league side Rubin Kazan has shown interest to sign Iranian international striker Mehdi Taremi according to