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Plane crash kills 66 in central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj, Al Jazeera reports citing Iranian news media. A spokesperson for Iran Aseman Airlines told …

 Iran to join European electricity network

Iran plans to access Europe’s power network through adjacent neighbors’ electricity networks, Iranian minister of energy Reza Ardakanian said. Saying that Iran is paving the way for the investment …

Tehran arrests currency traders as rial plunges

Tehran authorities have detained almost 100 currency traders and frozen bank accounts reportedly worth 200tn rials ($5.3bn) in the biggest crackdown on foreign exchanges in six years. The operation is aimed at tackling a slide in the …

Iran refuses to build railway to Armenia

Iran is ready to launch the railway with Armenia, but under one condition, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyed Kazem Sajjadi said yesterday. …

Rouhani: US defeated in face of Iran, regional people

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted recent failures of the US government’s policies against the Islamic Republic and other regional nations and said the world is witnessing that Washington is becoming weaker and …

Uzbekistan invites Iran to Afghan peace talks

In a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Uzbekistan’s Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov delivered a letter from Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, formally inviting …

Islamic revolution anniversary marked in Iran

Iranian people took to the streets on Sunday for countrywide rallies on a national holiday marking the 39th anniversary of victory of the 1979 revolution that toppled the Pahlavi monarchy and founded the Islamic Republic in Iran, Tasnim news …

Iran mocks Israel claims of downing drone

Separately, a Revolutionary Guards' official on Saturday said he could not confirm the report because Israelis were "liars", Ninenews reports. Israel said it launched air strikes against air defences and Iranian …