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Paolo Venturini (Photo: Tehran Times)
June 23, 2017 - 18:33 GMT
Italian marathon runner Paolo Venturini is slated to run across Iran’s Lut Desert, known as the hottest spot on Earth, to try and set a Guinness World Record, Mehr reported on Tuesday.
A Syrian boy looks at rebel fighters from the Jaish al-Fatah (or Army of Conquest) brigades marching through the northwestern city of Idlib in March 2017. (AFP)
June 23, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said Thursday that Turkey, Russia and Iran have been working on a plan to station their forces in de-escalation areas in Syria.
Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks. (AFP)
June 22, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the country’s security is a red line, pledging to firmly respond to any threats or acts of aggression against the Islamic Republic’s national security.
Relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have strained since Riyadh severed diplomatic ties with Tehran early last year. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 21, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Tehran has denied the men were IRGC members and accused Saudi coast guards of killing another fisherman after opening fire on Iranian fishing boats.
US special operations personnel ride in a pickup truck in the village of Fatisah in the northern Syrian province of Raqa on May 25, 2016 (AFP Photo/Delil Souleiman)
June 21, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
A US senator has warned against the United States' measures in Syria, which is pushing Washington "closer and closer" to a military conflict with Iran and Russia.
An Iranian fishing boat in 2012. Reports emerged on Saturday that Saudi Arabia had killed an Iranian fisherman. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 20, 2017 - 10:16 GMT
An official with the Iranian Interior Ministry has denied a claim by Saudi Arabia that Riyadh has arrested three members of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
Australia national football team
June 20, 2017 - 02:58 GMT
Football Federation Australia (FFA) are deep in negotiations with their Iranian counterparts to play a international between the two nations for the first time since the infamous 1997 World Cup qualifier at the MCG, Fairfax Media revealed.
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) logo
June 19, 2017 - 17:31 GMT
The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) on Monday expressed concern around the diplomatic crisis of Qatar with its Gulf region neighbours, saying that politics and sport must be separate.
Iran said on Sunday it launched missiles into Syria targeting Daesh positions in response to last week's attacks in Tehran which killed 23 people. (Wikimedia Commons, for illustrative purposes only)
June 19, 2017 - 09:26 GMT
Iran said on Sunday it launched missiles into Syria targeting Daesh positions in response to last week's attacks in Tehran which killed 23 people.
Total last November signed a deal worth $4.8 billion with China’s CNPC and Iran’s Petropars. (Denis Charlet/ AFP)
June 18, 2017 - 16:39 GMT
Iran says it expects to sign a long-delayed deal with Total over a key gas project "within the next few weeks".
The file photo shows a fishing boat in the Persian Gulf.
June 18, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s coastguard has killed an Iranian fisherman in the waters south of Iran, a senior border official of the Islamic Republic says.
Iran national football team
June 18, 2017 - 01:33 GMT
Iran football team, also known as Team Melli, will participate at the 2018 World Cup with “80 million people, one nation, one heartbeat,” slogan.
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi
June 17, 2017 - 23:38 GMT
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi is apparently on transfer radar to professional Croatian football club Građanski nogometni klub Dinamo Zagreb...
Iran's oil exports to Europe in May surged to their highest level since the lifting of sanctions in early 2016. (AFP/ File)
June 14, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Iran oil exports to Europe return to pre-sanction levels.
Iran qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on Monday in a stadium free of female fans
June 14, 2017 - 17:22 GMT
The captain of the Iran football team has called on President Hassan Rouhani to lift the long-standing stadium ban imposed on women and allow them to attend matches.
Iranians celebrate on the streets of Tehran early on June 13, 2017, after their national football team won the 2018 World Cup qualifying football match between Iran and Uzbekistan. Iran become the third team assured of a berth in the 2018 World Cup finals along with hosts Russia and Brazil after a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tehran on June 12.
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June 14, 2017 - 14:22 GMT
Iranians celebrated booking a place in the 2018 World Cup for the fifth time on the streets Monday night.