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Iran's Parliament is preparing legislature that would force the government to resume nuclear activities halted under the JCPOA.
December 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Under the JCPOA, Iran put limitations on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of international sanctions against the country.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) meets with visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tehran, November 26, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran and Turkey hold regular consultations on regional issues, notably the crises in Syria and Iraq. While differing on Syria, Ankara and Tehran are both concerned about the threat of extremism.
Damaged trains following an accident in the Semnan province. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A passenger train crashed into another passenger train that had stopped at a station near the town of Shahroud in Semnan province, about 250 kilometres east of the capital, Tehran.
US President Bararck Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP/File)
November 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The administration of US President Barack Obama is planning to take measures in its last months in office to “strengthen” a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran, amid the probability that an incoming American president and his hawkish possible appointees may act to undermine the international agreement and the US stature as a result, American officials say.
Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani (AFP/File)
October 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Washington has said it is deeply concerned at the reports and has called for all Americans held in Iran to be freed.
Iraqi Shias pray inside the Imam Abbas shrine in commemoration of the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in the holy city of Karbala on October 11, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
October 12, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Sermons, eulogies, and passion plays are all staged as pilgrims make their way to the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.
Jason Rezaian, the former bureau chief for the Washington Post in Tehran, was detained in his home on espionage charges that were never proven. (File photo)
October 05, 2016 - 14:49 GMT
The controversial new US law was passed for 9/11 victims' families to sue the Saudi government, but also opens up other countries, including the US government, to lawsuits.
Yemeni Shia Houthi's Celebrate Eid al Ghadeer. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are celebrating the Eid al-Ghadeer, which marks the appointment of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as his successor.
The Iranian flag outside Iran's embassy in London. (AFP/File)
September 05, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Nicholas Hopton has been named the UK's new ambassador to Tehran.
Missile is seen inside an underground depot in an undisclosed location in Iran. (File photo)
August 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Russian missile systems will soon also be used to defend the country's other nuclear facilities.
Warships are seen in the Strait of Hormuz. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
US officials said Iranian vessels 'harassed' a US warship near the Strait of Homuz.
Shahram Amiri was detained after being welcomed back to Tehran from the US in 2010. (AFP/File)
August 07, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Shahram Amiri claimed he had been abducted by the CIA while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif worked closely with US Secretary of State John Kerry to reach the landmark nuclear agreement that took effect in January. (AFP/File)
August 07, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Israeli Energy Minister Youval Steinitz said Israel still views it as a 'bad deal' but admitted there had been no significant breach from Iran.
A gas pipeline blast in the southern Iranian port city of Genaveh is seen from a distance of about 30 kilometers in this August 6, 2016 photo. (Twitter/PressTV)
August 06, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
A gas pipeline explosion in the southern Iranian port city of Genaveh has wounded three people.
A demonstration against Iran's violation of gay rights during the Christopher Street Day (CSD) gay pride parade in Berlin [File]. (photo credit:JOHANNES EISELE/AFP)
August 04, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
It's the first confirmed execution of someone who was convicted as a juvenile in Iran.
An illustrative photo of an execution in Iran. (AFP/File)
August 03, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran executed nearly 1,000 people last year.