Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Iran said Turkey made a "big mistake" for downing a Russian jet, after a pilot was killed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accompanied by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, meets with top military officials in Moscow, November 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 12:21 GMT
Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Tehran Monday for talks with Iranian diplomats and Hassan Rouhani, marking the leader's first visit to the country in eight years.
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian was detained with his wife on July 22, 2014. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 13:24 GMT
Iran's judiciary spokesman announced a prison term for detained US journalist Jason Rezaian, but did not provide details on the length of term.
World powers have been disagreeing on visions of Assad's role in Syria's future. (AFP/File)
November 19, 2015 - 19:09 GMT
“Any qualified person, including Bahsar al-Assad, is entitled to stand as candidate in any final political process, but it is the Syrian people who will decide," Iran's foreign minister told reporters.
Shia pilgrims celebrating Arbaeen in Iraq. (AFP/File)
November 19, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Iraq and Iran are coordinating on the security and legal requirements for Shia pilgrims crossing into Iraq for Arbaeen.
Iranian soldiers. (AFP/File)
November 16, 2015 - 12:59 GMT
After intelligence indicating a potential Daesh attack in Iran, the country has upped border security 'within 40km' of the Iran-Afghanistan and Iran-Iraq borders.
A Red Cresent vehicle drives through flooded streets of Sourgalm village near the port city of Bandar Jask, on June 8, 2007. (AFP/File)
November 13, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Flash floods caused by torrential rainfall have left at least 15 Iranians dead.
Iran's ambassador to the UN, Gholam Hossein Dehqani, has called on the international community to take action to stop Israeli atrocities against the Palestinians. (AFP/File).
November 12, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Iran Deputy ambassador to the UN, Gholam Hossein Dehqani denounced Israel's "systemic violation of Palestinian rights." He has called on the international community to take action to stop Israel's atrocities against the Palestinians.
Iran's deputy Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. (AFP/File)
November 12, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
The Iranian and Omani foreign ministers are meeting to discuss the implications of the first Vienna talks.
40 Alleged Militants have been detained in Iran. Half of them were headed to Syria and Iraq. (AFP/File)
November 10, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
Iran has arrested more than 40 alleged militants in Golestan, Mozandaran,Tehran, Khuzestan, and Sistan-Baluchistan. Half of them were planning to reach Iraq and Syria.
Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Ali Jannati. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
November 10, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance spoke at the Press Expo on Monday, encouraging constructive criticism, in a nod toward greater freedom of speech in Iran.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the announcement to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation. (AFP/File)
November 09, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Iran’s deputy foreign minister said the Islamic republic will participate in renewed talks on Syria in Vienna despite continued disagreements between Iranian and Saudi diplomats.
Human rights group Amnesty International has criticized Saudi for the kingdom's high rate of executions. (AFP/File)
November 09, 2015 - 08:09 GMT
Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned a Saudi diplomat over the execution of three Iranians convicted of smuggling drugs.
Hundreds of Iranians were killed in the Hajj crush in September. (AFP/File)
November 05, 2015 - 13:27 GMT
Iran's former ambassador to Lebanon, missing since the Hajj crush, may have been kidnapped - and Iran is investigating.
Iran has deployed thousands of troops to Syria. (AFP Photo/Atta Kenare)
November 04, 2015 - 12:57 GMT
Iran and Syria will collaborate on training pilots, other aviation staff with Iran's tower and radar simulators.
Iranian women hold pictures of Ayatollah Khamenei outside the former US embassy in Tehran on November 4, 2011 (AFP/Atta Kenare)
November 04, 2015 - 07:02 GMT
On November 4, Iranians demonstrate against the former US Embassy, on the 36th anniversary of Iranian university students taking over the "Den of Espionage" and holding hostages.