October 12, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Sermons, eulogies, and passion plays are all staged as pilgrims make their way to the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.
First JASTA lawsuits target an unexpected country - Iran, for detainment of Washington Post reporter
October 05, 2016 - 15:49 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.
September 20, 2016 - 07:00 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.
September 05, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Nicholas Hopton has been named the UK's new ambassador to Tehran.
August 29, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Russian missile systems will soon also be used to defend the country's other nuclear facilities.
August 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
US officials said Iranian vessels 'harassed' a US warship near the Strait of Homuz.
August 07, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Shahram Amiri claimed he had been abducted by the CIA while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
August 07, 2016 - 11:30 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.
August 06, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A gas pipeline explosion in the southern Iranian port city of Genaveh has wounded three people.
August 04, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
It's the first confirmed execution of someone who was convicted as a juvenile in Iran.
August 03, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Iran executed nearly 1,000 people last year.
August 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Activist group launches solidarity initiative amid ongoing fight against regulations forcing women to cover up.
July 19, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Ahwazi Arab separatists carried out an armed attack targeting oil pipelines in Iran.
July 03, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Iran marked the 28th anniversary of the downing of its commercial airliner by a United States Navy guided-missile cruiser back in 1988 as the aircraft was flying in Iranian airspace, and over Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.
June 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Hezbollah MP backed up the Iranian ambassador's statement, saying Iran was always ready to help Lebanon.