He also said Iran seeks collaboration and not confrontation in the region (AFP/File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:24 GMT
"The future of Syria will not be in the hands of foreign forces and powers. The Syrian future is in the hands of the Syrian people," Rouhani said before leaving for Russia's coastal city of Sochi, according to Iranian presidency statement.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (AFP/File)
November 21, 2017 - 11:54 GMT
A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Qassem Soleimani, also declared the end of ISIS in a message sent to the country's supreme leader and published on Sepah News, the news site of the Revolutionary Guards.
30 to 50 children were being deported daily from Iran (AFP/File)
November 20, 2017 - 14:47 GMT
The children were deported through the Islam Qala border crossing in Herat and via the border of Nimroz with Iran, said the officials.
The Arab League Meeting in Cairo on Nov. 19, 2017 (AFP)
November 20, 2017 - 07:42 GMT
Foreign ministers of the Arab League convened an extraordinary meeting to discuss "Iran’s interventions in the region" upon the request of Saudi Arabia in Cairo on Sunday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron (AFP/File)
November 19, 2017 - 14:57 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday agreed on the need to partner with allies to respond to the destabilization activities of Hezbollah and Iran in the region.
The Arab League (AFP/File)
November 19, 2017 - 13:27 GMT
The Arab League is holding an emergency meeting with the foreign ministers of member states on Sunday upon a request submitted by Saudi Arabia.
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach
November 18, 2017 - 20:31 GMT
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, has expressed his organization’s preparedness...
American world and Olympic champion Jordan Ernest Burroughs (file photo)
November 18, 2017 - 20:26 GMT
American world and Olympic champion Jordan Ernest Burroughs has extended his heartfelt sympathy with families stricken in recent earthquake in the western part of Iran...
Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardidodmani poses with her gold medal of the P4 mixed 50-meter pistol SH1 competitions of the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 14, 2016. (Photo: Press TV)
November 15, 2017 - 17:29 GMT
Iranian Paralympic shooter Sareh Javanmardidodmani has put her Rio 2016 Paralympic Games gold medal up for auction to raise money...
A child in Yemen stands among rubble, AFP
November 15, 2017 - 15:05 GMT
The U.S., U.K., Germany, France, and the UAE are all helping to arm Saudi's Forever War in Yemen
An Iranian man rests as he lies atop salvaged mattresses and items outside damaged buildings in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab near the border with Iraq following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that left hundreds killed and thousands homeless. 
November 15, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Photo of the Week: Iran Earthquake
A man rests in the ruins of his home in Kermanshah province following Sunday's deadly earthquake (Atta Kenare/AFP)
November 15, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
On Tuesday, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he had offered aid to Iran and Iraq following the disaster, in a move that seemed to contradict previous insistences that no assistance would be sent.
 Mohammed Huwais/AFP PHOTO
November 14, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
As the world watches the growing conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Yemen undergoes one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world
Iran's gold medallist Kianoush Rostami poses on the podium after the men's weightlifting 85kg event during the Rio 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016.
GOH Chai Hin / AFP
November 14, 2017 - 14:15 GMT
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami poses with his Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medal after finishing first in the men's 85-kilogram category on August 13, 2016.
Villages and cities near the quake are suffering from widespread power outages and destruction of property (AFP)
November 14, 2017 - 07:17 GMT
At least 450 people have been killed and thousands are injured near the Iran-Iraq border after the region was rocked by a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake, authorities said Monday.
An injured person being treated in Sulaimaniyah Hospital in Iraq after the earthquake (AFP)
November 13, 2017 - 07:33 GMT
An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked northern Iraq and Iran, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday evening.