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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.
Iranian soldiers from the Revolutionary Guards march during the annual military parade on September 22, 2015 in Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
April 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
An Iranian military official says commandos from an Iranian army unit have been deployed to Syria on an advisory mission.
An undate picture released in October 2015 by the Iranian Defence Ministry purports to show the ballistic missile tests. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2016 - 09:51 GMT
France, Britain, Germany and the United States called for UN sanctions against Iran as a response to the country's ballistic missile tests which the allies claimed were conducted "in defiance" of UN resolutions.
The Prince of Wales, Charles walks visits with Imams the Sinan Pasha mosque in the town of Prizren on March 19, 2016. (AFP/Armend Nimani)
March 27, 2016 - 16:33 GMT
It would be the first visit by the British royal family in 40 years.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses commanders of the Revolutionary Guards in Tehran on September 16, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 20, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Iranians are celebrating Noruz, the Persian New Year, which coincides with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the lunar calendar.
Image of the blast. (elfagr.org)
March 16, 2016 - 16:52 GMT
Sources reported a large explosion in a main market area in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Experts say Iran's new Emad surface-to-surface missile is more reliable than its predecessors such as these Shahab-2 long-range ballistic missiles. (AFP/File)
March 15, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Israel has urged the United Nations Security Council to respond to the missile tests with punitive measures, claiming the tests indicated Tehran will not adhering to the nuclear deal.
Illustrative photo of an execution in Iran. (AFP/Arash Khamooshi)
March 11, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Ahmed Shaheed, UN special rapporteur on human rights in Iran reported highest rates of executions