Teenage Iranian chess master banned from national team for refusing to wear a headscarf
Derakhshani wore a simple headband in her long hair, instead of a hijab, Iran's traditional headscarf, which became a compulsory accessory for women after the 1979 revolution. As a result, Pahlevanzadeh announced on Monday that Derakhshani would be ...
Iran bans international chess siblings from competing in tournaments after one played against an Israeli and his ...
Young Iranian chess grandmaster expelled from national team for not wearing hijab
Iran bans chess players for 'bad hijab,' match against Israeli
President Trump, Don't Walk Away From The Iran Deal. Not Yet
The Iran nuclear deal is a controversial agreement, which is consequential for international security and the future of nuclear weapons proliferation. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on 60 Minutes that he has at least “five ideas” as to ...
Preparing for war? Iran's defiant 'advanced missile' test warning snub to Trump
The rising risk of showdown between Trump and Iran
Iran Launches 'Advanced' Rockets: General Says Will Crush Any Threat To Iran
Iranian Montrealer facing deportation held at Laval detention centre
Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, 60, told Canada Border Services Agency that returning to Iran would be a death sentence. Mirmahaleh spent three years in an Iranian prison for political activism before moving to Canada five years ago. She says she and her ...
Woman set for deportation to Iran arrested after being deemed a flight risk
Iranian woman detained in Laval ahead of deportation
Iran and Turkey trade barbs over Syria and Iraq
Diplomatic tensions have escalated between Turkey and Iran as the two countries traded accusations over their roles in the Syria conflict and the Middle East. Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish ...
Regional rivals Iran, Turkey trade barbs over Syria
Experts: Iran likely to continue facing isolation if it carries on aggressive stance
Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president, foreign minister
Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel
While on a visit to Washington last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Fox News that Israel and the United States had a "grand mission" to confront the threat of a nuclear Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump has already been highly ...
Israel is a 'fake' nation, 'dirty chapter' of history: Iran leader
Iran's supreme leader backs 'holy intifada' to destroy 'cancer' Israel
Iran's Supreme Leader: Israel Is a 'Cancerous Tumor,' 'Fake Nation'
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What we can learn from the fall of the Shah of Iran
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During his troubled final days, the Shah of Iran was interrupted during a state dinner for China's leader by an urgent phone call. Guests were stunned when he left the banquet table, later returning to summon two of his officials. Saddam Hussein was on ...
Iran to sign oil contract to sell Russia 100000 bpd: state TV
BEIRUT Iran announced on Tuesday it will begin selling 100,000 barrels of oil a day to Russia within the next 15 days and receive payment half in cash and half in goods and services, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported. Iranian Oil ...
Iran to Finalize Gas Deal With Total Within 2 Months
Iran waiting for proposals on oil and gas contracts from Russian companies
Iran, Iraq seal deal to export Kirkuk oil
Iran bans private drones above capital Tehran over security fears
Iran has banned private drones from flying above the capital of Tehran over security fears. At least two drones were shot down in recent weeks as they flew near sensitive areas. Now, licences will only be granted to "relevant bodies and not individuals".
Iran bans private drones from skies over Tehran amid security fears
Iran bans private drones over capital
Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exercises
The Monday report by Tasnim, an agency considered to be close to the Revolutionary Guard, said the launch of "smart and advanced" rockets came during an annual three-day maneuver which began on Monday in Iran's central desert. The report did not ...
Iran unveils 'smart and advanced' rockets
Iran launches 'smart & advanced' rockets during military exercises
Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during new military exercises
Iran Blames Iraq For Dust Storm That Sparked Protests In Oil Province
According to the AP which quotes state TV, Iran's vice-president in charge of environmental affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, called upon Iraq to implement an agreement to prevent dust storms by spreading mulch over thousands of square miles of desert.