Mourners gesture during the funeral of Mohammed Hijazi, a member of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement who was killed in combat alongside Syrian government forces in Syria, on February 1, 2016, in the Lebanese capital Beirut. (AFP/Stringer)
February 04, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The Iranian soldiers, along with 23 other pro-government fighters, were killed in the advance which began on Monday.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. (AFP/File)
February 01, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
The trip comes as opposing factions in Syria’s five-year conflict gather in Geneva for UN-brokered talks.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP)
February 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Even though sanctions against Iran have been lifted, Iran vowed to promote a self sufficient economy.
A file photo of USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier. (Wikimedia)
January 29, 2016 - 19:04 GMT
The drone managed to capture a video during the surveillance mission over the US aircraft carrier.
Pope Francis and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchange gifts during their private audience on January 26, 2016, at the Vatican. (AFP/Andrew Medichini)
January 26, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The Pope urged Tehran to do its part in finding political solutions to problems facing the Middle East.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry during a press conference at King Salman airbase on Jan. 23, 2016 in Riyadh. (AFP/AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 24, 2016 - 17:30 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says no mediation will take place 'as long as Iran does not respond positively.'
An Iran Air passenger plane is seen at the Amsterdam airport in 2014. (Flickr)
January 24, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Iran needs to buy 500 aircraft over the next three years to revamp its aging fleet.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrive for a joint press conference at King Salman airbase on January 23, 2016 in Riyadh. (AFP/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 23, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Both US officials were coming form Switzerland ahead of next week's peace talks in Geneva.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) during a welcoming ceremony on January 23, 2016 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Stringer)
January 23, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed regional security and strategic ties in energy markets.
Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran during a demonstration against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 2, 2016. (AFP/Mohammad Reza Nadimi)
January 18, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran is investigating suspects involved in the Jan. 2 riots at the Saudi embassy in Tehran.
Iran's Balal offshore oil platform in the Gulf waters. (AFP/File)
January 18, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
Iran's deputy oil minister said the move is intended to secure Iran's share in the oil market.
Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency. (AFP/Samuel Kubani)
January 18, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Regular inspections of nuclear facilities were included in the provisions of the landmark deal.
The Spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry, Hossein Jaberi Ansari speaks during a weekly press conference, Tehran, Iran, December 14, 2015. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 18, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
Washington's decision to impose new sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile program was deemed "illegitimate" both legally and morally based on America's weapon sale in the Middle East.
A US plane is pictured on the tarmac of Geneva's airport, on January 17, 2016, as four Iranian-Americans freed by Iran are awaited in Switzerland. (AFP/Richard Juilliart)
January 17, 2016 - 20:00 GMT
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has departed Iran along with two other detained Iranian-Americans.
Ban Ki-moon urged the two countries to continue to work together to pave the way for
January 17, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The prisoner swap highlights a thawing of relations between Iran, the US, and other global powers.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference on January 17, 2016. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 17, 2016 - 15:58 GMT
Additional sanctions have been place on at least five Iranian citizens.