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Iranians gather at the site of an explosion in Ahwaz, a town populated mainly by Arabs in south-west Iran, in October 2005. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Ahwazi Arab separatists carried out an armed attack targeting oil pipelines in Iran.
Washington later paid some 95 million dollars in compensation for the Iranian victims and the aircraft. (Facebook/Humans of Tehran)
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.
People walk past posters of Lebanese candidates running in the country's municipal election. (AFP/File)
June 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Hezbollah MP backed up the Iranian ambassador's statement, saying Iran was always ready to help Lebanon.
Security forces guard the courthouse in Kuwait City, Kuwait. (AFP/File)
May 29, 2016 - 08:19 GMT
Kuwait transferred 47 Iranian prisoners to serve the remainder of their sentences in Tehran.
Afghan police on patrol in Herat, near the Afghanistan-Iran border, in 2012. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2016 - 10:17 GMT
Iran and Afghanistan met on the sidelines of the International Security Conference to discuss strengthening their ties.
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.