Iran

  • Millions of Iranians mark Eid al-Fitr with prayers

    Jun 26, 2017 06:03

    Millions of Iranians have celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the blessed fasting month of Ramadan by saying the occasion’s special prayers.

  • Iran overcomes Argentina in FIVB U-21 world championship

    Jun 26, 2017 13:08

    Iran’s national under-21 volleyball team has maintained its winning streak at the preliminary round of the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship in the Czech Republic, notching up a hard-fought win over Argentina.

  • MP rejects 'foolish' Saudi claim about arresting 3 Iranians

    Jun 26, 2017 08:13

    A senior Iranian lawmaker has dismissed Saudi Arabia’s media reports about the detention of three Iranian nationals accused of acting against the Saudi's security.

  • Iran-Qatar ties benefit regional nations: Rouhani

    Jun 26, 2017 08:05

    President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic’s policy is based on strengthening relations with Qatar, stressing that “brotherly and friendly” Tehran-Doha ties will be beneficial to regional nations.

  • Eid al-Fitr in Iran on Monday

    Jun 25, 2017 20:06

    The Office of the Leader of Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, confirmed Monday as the First Day of the lunar month of Shawwal and subsequently Eid al-Fitr, after sighting of the crescent following completion of full 30 days of the fasting month of Ramadhan.

  • Iran detains over 50 terrorists in western Kermanshah Province

    Jun 25, 2017 17:22

    Iranian security forces have rounded up over 50 elements linked to terrorist groups in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah, a prosecutor says, the latest in a wave of arrests after the twin terrorist attacks in Tehran in early June.

  • Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 1,049 convicts

    Jun 25, 2017 12:41

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of a number of Iranian convicts.

  • Iranian athletes get nine medals in XXVI Kosanov Memorial

    Jun 25, 2017 12:39

    Iranian sportsmen have exhibited impressive displays of athletics skills at the 27th edition of Gusman Kosanov Memorial in Kazakhstan, and received nine medals, third of them gold, at the international sports event.

  • Iranian commander: All missiles hit their targets

    Jun 25, 2017 06:54

    A senior commander with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says Iranian missiles recently fired at Daesh in Syria all hit their designated targets.