Iran 'sent soldiers to fight in Iraq'
Hundreds of Iranian soldiers have taken part in a joint operation inside Iraq with Kurdish forces to retake a town held by the Islamic State group, security sources have told Al Jazeera. It is believed to be the first time that Iranian troops have been ...
Iran says no need for UN to revisit military site
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's defense minister on Saturday said there was no need for U.N. nuclear inspectors to pay another visit to the Parchin military site, where the country is suspected of having tested components used in nuclear weapons. Gen. Hossein ...
Iran doing business with the 'Great Satan'
Iran refuses to open key base to IAEA
Iran denies report linking Iraq cooperation to nuclear talks
Simin Behbahani, celebrated poet known as the 'lioness of Iran,' dies at 87
Simin Behbahani, a towering figure in Persian literature who became known as the “lioness of Iran” for poetry in which she elegantly and courageously laid bare the suffering of the destitute, the marginalized and the oppressed, died Aug. 19 at a ...
Thousands Attend Iranian Poet Behbahani's Funeral
Few Details Month After Reporters Detained in Iran
An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line ...
Iran opens new uranium-conversion plant: 'The process has begun'
The report by IRNA quoted Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's nuclear agency, saying that the plant will convert uranium hexafluoride, which can be used to make nuclear weapons and fuel. It will become uranium dioxide, which can only be used in ...
UN nuclear inquiry on Iran seen making slow headway: diplomats
Under an accord reached by the U.N. agency and Iran in November in an attempt to revive the long-stalled investigation, Tehran agreed in May to carry out five specific steps by Aug. 25 to help allay international concerns. They include providing ...
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Iran to send aid to Gaza Strip via Egypt
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TEHRAN: Iran plans to send aid to beleaguered Gaza after Egypt said it would allow the shipment to enter the Palestinian territory, an Iranian diplomatic source said Friday. The official IRNA news agency said Cairo had agreed to transfer humanitarian ...
Iran condemns Israel's killing of Hamas commanders
Egypt Agrees to Cooperate with Iran Humanitarian Mission to Gaza
Egypt agrees to allow Iran's aid into Gaza: source
Photojournalist held in Iran is released on bail, but Washington Post reporter ...
A photojournalist arrested in Iran alongside Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife was released on bail Wednesday, a family source said. Separately, the State Department said U.S. officials raised the arrest and detention of The Post ...
Iran Speaks More Softly But Keeps Building Bigger Sticks
Iran Frees Photojournalist
Iran bypasses Hormuz
Iran opens nuclear fuel plant
Ali Akbar Salehi said the factory in Esfahan, central Iran, which produce uranium dioxide enriched to a level of less than 5 percent was opened in keeping with an agreement between Tehran and world powers. Its main use would be for the Bushehr nuclear ...
Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic State
France, one of the six nations in nuclear talks with Tehran, said on Wednesday it wanted Arab states, Iran and the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council to coordinate a comprehensive response against Islamic State, whose militant forces ...