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A man lifts his hands in prayer while overlooking pilgrims on Hajj. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia and Iran have agreed on terms to allow Iranian pilgrims to participate in Hajj this year.
President of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic kicked off her three-day visit to Iran at the head of a large delegation to forge new trade and political ties with Tehran which is emerging from sanctions.
Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims on Hajj in Mecca. (AFP/File)
May 13, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
As Iranian and Saudi tensions increase, Iran bans pilgrims from traveling to Mecca for Hajj.
The Zaghari-Ratcliffe family. (Courtesy photo)
May 12, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Richard Ratcliffe claimed his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, has been held by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an unknown location in solitary confinement and without charge since being detained at Tehran's Iman-Khomeini airport on April 3.
Iranian General Qasim Suleimani, may be leading on-the-ground troops in Syria. (AFP/File)
May 10, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Is Iranian General Qasim Suleimani in Aleppo, leading Iranian troops against Syrian rebels?
Iran unveils new long-range cruise missile. (AFP/File)
May 09, 2016 - 09:05 GMT
Iran tested a ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers and accuracy to within eight meters.
Citizenship means security, stability, and a passport. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Families of Afghanistan and Pakistan immigrants who die while fighting for Iranian forces may be granted citizenship.
An Iranian woman holds a child to help her cast her ballot as she votes in the second round of parliamentary elections in Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
If reformists' lead continues, a coalition with conservatives could win over half the available seats.
Iranian men arrive to cast their vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 29, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Reformist candidates won historic victories against conservative hardliners in the first round of parliamentary elections in February.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A file photo of Iranian military personnel. (AFP/File)
April 12, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Three Iranian military advisors were killed during clashes between Syrian regime forces and militant groups.
Meetings between Iranian and Saudi Hajj ministers has been delayed due to political tension over last year's Hajj disaster that killed thousands and a break in diplomatic ties earlier this year. (File photo)
April 07, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Last year's Hajj tragedy and compensation to victims' families has been a point of contention between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
A representational mage of a US Navy patrol ship. (AFP/File)
April 05, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US seized a ship full of weapons, headed for Houthi rebels in Yemen.