Campaigning starts for Iran’s May presidential vote

Campaigning officially started on Friday for Iran's May presidential election, pitting pragmatist President Hassan Rouhani against hardliners just as the United States reassesses its...

‘Expert’ Syria meeting in Tehran, Russia and Turkey participate

The participants of an expert meeting on Syria held in Tehran discussed ways to consolidate a ceasefire as well as the situation on the...

China and Iran agree on ‘commercial’ nuclear deal

China and Iran will sign a contract in Vienna this Sunday to reconfigure Iran's reactor in the city of Arak, the Chinese Foreign Ministry...

‘Iran to escalate suppression of opposition post-IS’, says Kurdish rebel group

An executive member of the Iranian Kurdish group Kodar (Eastern Kurdistan Free and Democratic Society) has said the Iranian government will escalate its suppression...

US reviewing lifting of Iran sanctions

US President Donald Trump directed a National Security Council-led interagency review on whether the Iranian nuclear deal met US interests, Secretary of State Rex...

Over 1,600 candidates register for presidential election in Iran

More than 1,600 people have registered as candidates to run in the May presidential election in Iran, local media reported on Saturday, the last...

Iran’s ex-President Ahmadinejad to run for presidency again

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered as a presidential candidate for the country's election scheduled for May 19, local media reported Wednesday.According to the...

EU Council extends anti-Iran sanctions over human rights violations

The Council of the European Union extended on Tuesday EU sanctions against Iran over "human rights violations," the council said in a statement."On 11...

US lawmakers urge Trump to stop Boeing sales to Iran

US President Donald Trump needs to stop Boeing from selling aircraft to Iran, US Congressman Peter Roskam of Illinois and Senator Marco Rubio of...

Iran-Russia: US harming fight against international terrorism

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