Iraqi Kurdistan votes today to move towards independence, AFP
September 25, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
As Iraqi Kurds vote on whether to move towards independence, Israel and Russia bet on there being a Kurdistan.
All flights to and from Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region are blocked.
September 25, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
The block was enacted at the request of Baghdad.
U.S. President Donald Trump Expands the Travel Ban (AFP/File Photo)
September 25, 2017 - 08:05 GMT
Restrictions also expanded to include Venezuela and Chad.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warns the U.S. against abandoning the Iranian nuclear deal (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 09:05 GMT
The move will discourage other powers such as North Korea from participating in international negotiations to end their own nuclear programmes, Sigmar Gabriel says.
Mehdi Taremi
September 24, 2017 - 06:39 GMT
Persepolis and Iran national football team striker Mehdi Taremi will serve a four-month ban after FIFA found he had breached his contract.
Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi
September 23, 2017 - 22:57 GMT
Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi has broken an 18-year world record and upset Georgian-Greek athlete Kakhi Kakhiashvili...
An Iranian medium range missile Zelzal passes by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an annual military parade. (str/afp)
September 23, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Speaking at the parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran ''will strengthen [its] defense and military capabilities...whether you want it or not,'' in reference to Trump's words.
Throughout history, the game has been popular among generals, warriors, princes, and kings as a means of training cavalry for warfare.
September 21, 2017 - 00:03 GMT
Polo that originated in ancient Iran, will be part of UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the end of the current Iranian year, an official said.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2017 - 08:39 GMT
""Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times," said Iran's Foreign Minister
U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) (AFP/File Photo)
September 19, 2017 - 10:28 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump regarding the Iran nuclear accord.
Iraqi Kurds campaign for the independence referendum (AFP/File Photo)
September 19, 2017 - 09:14 GMT
The U.S. is in a bind; it wants to stabilise Iraq without supporting Iran.
September 17, 2017 - 19:52 GMT
Iranian volleyball players celebrate their victory against France at the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup in Japan.
The credit line will be used to finance Iran's infrastructure projects. (File photo)
September 17, 2017 - 16:12 GMT
China has signed an agreement with Iran to provide a credit line of $10 billion for its infrastructure projects.
Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah (R) and French co-driver Matthiew Baumel pose for a photograph after finishing first at Iran International Rally, south-central Iran, on September 15, 2017. (Photo: Press TV)
September 17, 2017 - 08:23 GMT
Qatari rally driver Nasser Salih Nasser Abdullah al-Attiyah has showed his class and gumption in Iran International Rally, and swept each stage of the tournament in style to claim the international event’s title.
Photo: Tehran Municipality
September 16, 2017 - 05:30 GMT
The 49th edition of the Armenian Olympics was inaugurated in Tehran on Tuesday night.
The rubble of Aleppo, May 2016 (AFP)
September 13, 2017 - 13:18 GMT
Iran has secured multi-million dollar contracts for Iranian power companies in war-torn Aleppo, reaping the rewards of its pivotal backing for Syrian regime President Bashar al-Assad in the country's brutal six-year war.