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A new round of a suspicious series of fires at Iran's oil, gas, and petrochemical facilities has cost the country some 100,000 liters of condensates.
Iran has dismissed claims by the United Arab Emirates that the Islamic Republic is arming Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah fighters, urging regional states to remain vigilant against warmongering policies.

For months now, Iraqi forces, joined by U.S. military personnel, have been laying the groundwork for the recapture of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the country's second-largest metropolis, which fell to Islamic State fighters back in June 2014. The ...
MAHABAD - Iranian security forces arrested dozens of Kurdish activists on Friday amid continuing anti-regime protests. Protests broke out in the Kurdish region in western Iran last Tuesday, when hundreds of angry Kurds took to the streets in the cities ...
On my first night in Iran, I walked through the dark streets of Kashan, a city unknown to me, with Mohammad, a guy I'd met on the bus from Tehran.
Large-scale protests in the cities of Mariwan and Mahabad were organized by Kurdish activists as anger against the Iranian regime's policies of arbitrary arrests and executions have increased in recent weeks and months. ... Hundreds of Kurds took to ...

Six residents of the village of Ghajar on the Golan Heights were accused on Thursday of planning a terror attack in Israel with help from the Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah. Diab Kahamuz, the alleged ... He hid the explosives in a grove near the ...
The arrest of an Iranian official in Afghanistan in late August for "recruiting Afghan Shiite fighters and sending them to Syria" illustrates how the Middle East's Sunni-Shia battle for dominance has found renewed fervor in South Asia.
On September 30, a young woman delivered a stillborn child in Euromieh central prison, in northern Iran. That would be tragic for any mother, but in Zeinab Sokian's case, the tragedy is runs even deeper: the delivery brings her one step closer to the ...
Based on the deal, Citroen cars will be produced in Iran's central city of Kashan at a plant which will be jointly owned by the two companies.
Tehran - The Center for Dramatic arts has arranged a number of religious plays to be performed by different theater troupes in several cities across the country under the title "Ashura until Arbaeen". The plays will help highlight the mourning rituals ...
MAHABAD - Hundreds of Kurds took to the street in western Iran on Tuesday to protest against what they called "suppressive practices" of the authorities in the ...
On Thursday, October 6, Bijan Roghanchi, Columbia high school Class of 2004, will be celebrating the publication of his second book with an opening of his photography at Shirin Gallery NY in Chelsea.
Calls for a boycott of next year's women's World Chess Championship in Tehran, in protest at Iran's strict hijab laws, have prompted a big debate inside Iran in ...
One year ago, on July 14, 2015, the United States, six other world powers and Iran finalized almost two years of negotiations on a pact outlining what Tehran had to do to pull back its nuclear program from the brink of weapons-making capacity.
"The group of 12 militants were all killed and a significant amount of weapons and ammunition were seized from the terrorists," the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force ...
The head of Iran's space agency said Tuesday his country is interested in cooperating with NASA. Speaking to reporters at the start of World Space Week, Mohsen Bahrami said that "many in the world look at NASA's programs.

Tehran - It is usually around midday, when the late-summer sun is scorching the Iranian capital, that they appear: thousands of minuscule whiteflies, seemingly everywhere, but particularly thick on the leaves of Tehran's signature tree, the mulberry ...
Tehran, Iran (AP) - Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency is reporting that the country has sold fuel condensate to BP and another firm for the first time since last year's landmark nuclear deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Post reporter who was detained for more than 18 months in Iran after being accused of espionage has filed a federal lawsuit against the Iranian government. The lawsuit filed Monday by Jason Rezaian (reh-ZY'-ahn) ...
"Iran has hosted chess tournaments before and women were always forced to wear a hijab," Paikidze-Barnes told CNN.
SANANDAJ, Iran--Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sent a delegation to the Kurdish provincial capital of Sanadanj in the west of the country to rally renewed support for the president in next year's June elections, Kurdish activists told Rudaw.
Smog obscures buildings in Tehran, Iran, December 30, 2015. The Iranian government and the Mayor of Tehran are very interested about clean and safe public transportation, the Deputy Mayor told New Europe on the sidelines of the CIVITAS forum in ...
Families watch sons leave the villages to hunt for scarce work in the cities. ... But environmental mismanagement, water overuse, the pressures of population growth and a government more concerned with security and economic challenges have exacerbated ...
Moscow (Sputnik) - Iran and Italy have launched joint naval drills in the Persian gulf and the strait of Hormuz near Iran's southern port city of Bandar Abbas, ...
Oil prices have sunk today as investors scale back their expectations of a deal to curb output between some of the world's biggest suppliers.
Recently dubbed the 'must-visit' holiday destination of the moment, Iran serves up fascinating cities, a history of empire dating back to 1000 BC and legendary architecture that astounds visitors.
Last spring, in small towns and mosques across Iran, former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Islamic Republic's leading populist, began campaigning to "redefine revolutionary ideals.
Speaking in Algiers at a meeting of oil producing countries, Iranian petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said an informal gathering of OPEC ministers on Wednesday is "just a consultation meeting ... If there is a decision, it should be taken at ...
After the revolution, however, the Iranian capital's architectural scene suffered a serious blow as the country was consumed first by war then by postwar reconstruction.
Indirectly warning the United States, the head of Iran's atomic energy agency said Monday that his country's landmark nuclear deal with could be jeopardized by foot-dragging on sanctions relief, promised in exchange for Tehran's commitment to curb key ...
NCRI - According to reports from Tehran, 'High-Voltage station' workers gathering in front of regime's reactionary parliament, were forced to leave the area following the intervention of the suppressive law enforcement agents.
Jim Dabakis, a Salt Lake City Democrat, speaks during an Administrative Rules Review Committee meeting, in Salt Lake City. Iran's Foreign Ministry says Dabakis, a Utah state senator, who traveled to Iran in May did not clarify his job as senator in his ...
Iran's defense chief says the Islamic Republic is set to unveil three new types of missiles in the coming months, adding that state-of-the-art ballistic missile Zolfaqar has been put on the production line.
When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added Maryam Monsef to his Cabinet last year, his government touted her as the country's first Afghan-born member of Parliament.
An Italian Navy frigate has docked at Iran's southern port city of Bandar Abbas in line with the two countries' plan to boost friendly military relations.
Grace Cathedral Forum discussion: The panel addressing homelessness in The City includes Jeff Kositsky, the mayor's "homelessness czar," San Francisco Chronicle editor-in-chief Audrey Cooper and Ken Reggio, director of Episcopal Communities.
In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 photo, new recruits of the Democratic party of Iranian Kurdistan train at their base in Koya, northern Iraq.
The first nationwide census was held in 1956. Iran's statistics center expects one third of the country's nearly 23 million households to choose the web-based service.
Tehran: Iran on Friday condemned air strikes in Yemen by a coalition led by its regional rival Saudi Arabia that are reported to have killed 20 civilians.
It's a balmy Wednesday night in Iran and the big arches echo with the soulful sounds of Poets and folk Singers, as they have done for hundreds of years.
Iranian media says an Italian navy ship has docked in the first official visit by a Western naval boat in years. The semi-official ISNA news agency on Saturday says the frigate Euro will visit other Iranian islands in the Persian gulf. The visit comes ...
A senior Iranian commander says the country's air defense forces have warned off an American U2 spy plane trying to fly over Iran's borders. Brigadier ... The drone was flying over the Iranian city of Kashmar, near the Afghan border, when it was ...
Iran's religious leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has angered women across the country by issuing an edict banning them from riding bicycles.
Reports suggest Saudi Arabia has agreed to cut production by 1m barrels if its regional rival Iran agrees to freeze output.
A Saudi-led Arab coalition has been fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen since March 2015 in a bid to restore the internationally-backed Hadi to power.
An advocacy group has called for the immediate release of two Iranian journalists detained in Tehran. The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement early Friday highlighting the cases of Sadra Mohaqeq, an editor at the pro-reform daily ...
The GOP-led House approved legislation late Thursday to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future claims settlements with Tehran are conducted.
The Iraqi military, backed by US airstrikes and supported by Iranian-sponsored Shia militias, retaken control of the town of Shirqat, which has been held by the Islamic State for more than two years. Iraqi forces must hold Shirqat in order to secure ...
NCRI - According to reports, on Sunday September 18, 2016, Iranian regime's security forces raided with several wheel loaders "Mir Abad" village in Sistan and Baluchestan province, a few kilometers from Chabahar. During the raid, all the houses in the ...






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