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Iran expects to export 1 million tonnes of surplus wheat and its products this year. (AFP/ File)
July 20, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
Exports are set to help with job creation and economic boom in the sector.
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July 19, 2017 - 16:44 GMT
Three Iranian javelin throwers collected gold, silver and bronze medals of class F57 at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Rouhani says Tehran will 'respond appropriately'. (AFP)
July 19, 2017 - 14:29 GMT
Rouhani says Tehran will 'respond appropriately' to US sanctions on Iran.
Activist take part in a rally to commemorate the nuclear deal with Iran in front of the White House. (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 19:57 GMT
The United States is imposing sanctions on 18 individuals and entities over their suspected support for Iran's ballistic missile programme.
Iran and Saudi Arabia's rivalry has played out in proxy wars across the region. (AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 19:23 GMT
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations think tank in New York on Monday, Zarif said he hopes Tehran can work together with Riyadh to end the conflicts in both Yemen and Syria.
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi (Photo: Press TV)
July 18, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi has exceeded expectations at the ongoing 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and been awarded a silver medal at the multinational and multi-sport event.
Activists commemorate the nuclear deal with Iran in front of the White House (Mandel Ngan/AFP)
July 18, 2017 - 10:48 GMT
Donald Trump has backed away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran
37-year-old Xiyue Wang was convicted of being
July 17, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
A Chinese-born US dual national was sentenced to ten years in prison by Iranian authorities who accused him of spying for Washington.
Fereydoun has previously been described as Rouhani's 'eyes and ears'. (AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 13:40 GMT
Reports have come in from AFP that Hossein Fereydoun, younger brother to Iranian President Rouhani has been arrested in Iran.
(AFP)
July 16, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
The all Afghan girl robotics team, thanks to the last minute intervention of the US President, Donald Trump, arrived in the American Capital Saturday to attend an international robotics competition.
Maryam Mirzakhani (File photo)
July 16, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40.
Photo: Mehr News Agency / Mohammadreza Abbasi
July 15, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal will play at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22.
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July 15, 2017 - 16:56 GMT
Iranian footballing legend Ali Karimi and current national team captain Masud Shojaei lend their weight to the movement to end the female spectator ban at football games.
An unidentified man was shot dead by Tehran police on Saturday after carrying out a knife attack at a metro station (Wikimedia Commons)
July 15, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
An unidentified man was shot dead by Tehran police on Saturday after carrying out a knife attack at a metro station, Iranian state television reported.
Traditionally, all Iranian presidents have been on the defensive, trying to protect their domain, while the Supreme Leader has always been on the offensive, trying to expand his orbit of power. (AFP)
July 12, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Turkey-based writer Selim Celal questions whether its possible for Iran to change its current political system.
Iran national team
July 12, 2017 - 16:05 GMT
The Supreme Stamp Council of Iran’s Ministry of Communication & Information Technology has agreed to a request to issue a special stamp commemorating the qualification...