22:54 | 10/06/2020
Russia and China have started making the case at the United Nations against Washington’s claim that it can trigger a return of all sanctions on Iran at the Security Council while Iran builds fake aircraft carrier to attack amid US tension.
07:38 | 17/03/2020
The novel coronavirus killed a top Iranian cleric on Monday (Mar 16), as the Islamic republic reported yet another record high single-day death toll.
22:15 | 04/03/2020
An outbreak of novel coronavirus has affected almost all of Iran's provinces, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday (Mar 4). Meawhile, Italy has decided to close schools and universities across the country until mid-March.
23:57 | 03/03/2020
COVID-19 has claimed 77 lives in Iran, officials said on Tuesday (Mar 3), as the emergency services chief became the latest high-ranking official to be infected in the deadliest outbreak outside China.
23:33 | 27/02/2020
Iran's Health Ministry on Thursday (Feb 27) confirmed seven more deaths from COVID-19, taking the total to 26, the highest toll outside China as a total of 106 cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.
14:55 | 24/02/2020
Two more Middle East coutries confirmed on Monday (Feb 24) their first COVID-19 cases, the countries' health ministries announced.
18:38 | 22/02/2020
Both Italy and Iran reported more deaths among new cases of coronavirus on Saturday (Feb 22).
21:34 | 03/02/2020
A leaked audio recording of an Iranian pilot talking to the control tower in Tehran shows that Iran knew immediately it had shot down a Ukrainian airliner last month. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy acknowledged the recording's authenticity in a report aired by a Ukrainian television channel on Sunday night.
10:59 | 10/01/2020
Iran denied that the Ukraine airliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people aboard, had been hit by a missile, government spokesman Ali Rabiei said in a statement.
21:49 | 09/01/2020
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on January 8 ordered agencies and localities to halt sending workers to the Middle East in the face of current tensions in the region.
17:22 | 09/01/2020
The Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 was on fire immediately before it crashed southwest of Tehran, killing all 176 people on board, Reuters reported, citing an initial report by Iranian investigators.
10:21 | 08/01/2020
Iran fired missiles Wednesday (Jan 8) at Iraqi bases used by the US military, AFP cited officials in Washington and Tehran.
23:04 | 26/12/2019
China, Russia and Iran will hold joint naval drills starting on Dec 27-30 in the Gulf of Oman, Beijing and Tehran said.