| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:41 AM
DUBAI (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported.
| Aug 17, 2014
| 8:58 AM
VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has given a firm commitment to cooperate with a U.N. nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, the head of the agency said after what he described as a "useful" visit to Tehran on Sunday.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:35 AM
VIENNA (Reuters) - U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran on Sunday in an apparent attempt to push for progress in a long-running investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran.
Amano's trip comes ahead of an Aug. 25...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:14 AM
Nuri al-Maliki stuck to his guns and refused to accept his removal as Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday, but his hold on power was tenuous as Iran's supreme leader, a long-time Maliki ally, publicly backed his replacement.
Taking to state television as...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The lawmaker tapped to succeed Nouri Maliki as Iraq’s prime minister appeared to receive the backing Tuesday of neighboring Iran, a crucial Baghdad ally and major supporter of political factions and militias in the deeply divided nation.
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
TEHRAN (dpa) A passenger jet crash at Tehran's Mehrabad airport Sunday left 38 dead, including seven children, and 10 injured, according to TV reports.
Earlier reports had put the death toll as high as 48.
The small Antonov 140 passenger jet, bound...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic route crashed into a Tehran suburb shortly after takeoff early Sunday, killing 39 and leaving nine injured, according to official accounts.
There were unconfirmed reports that three survivors were being treated...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:02 PM
They gathered beneath the blistering sun to show their willingness to confront the enemy, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and its backers. And to many Iranians, a key ally of the radical Sunni movement is another opponent of Iran: the United States....
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it could not provide details of what crimes several journalists, including a Washington Post reporter, were suspected of committing before they were arrested two weeks ago.
The Post correspondent, Jason...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Two senior Iranian officials told an Arabic-language television channel Monday that Tehran has supplied missile technology to Hamas for its fight against Israel.
Revolutionary Guard commander Mohammad Ali Jafari warned in an interview with the Arabic...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...