Dec 19 2014 - 16:44
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 points was registered near Murmuri (Ilam Province, Iran) at 4.48am. No damage or injuries have been reported.
Dec 18 2014 - 12:36
A 19-year-old Iranian named Muhammad was detained near the U.S. embassy in Ankara after throwing a bag at the embassy door. The bag turned out to be empty. According to preliminary information, the detained man was a student in Turkey, Trend reports.
Dec 17 2014 - 16:42
Iranian Foreign Ministry says US doesn't take terrorism seriouslyThe behavior of the United States in the fight against terrorism doesn't look serious, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said at a press conference in Moscow, speaking about Washington's establishment of the coalition against Islamic State (IS
Dec 17 2014 - 15:10
The head of the Department for Arab and African countries of Iran's Foreign Ministry, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, claimed today that Iran supported the initiative of Russia to hold negotiations in Moscow between the leaders of the opposition and the Syrian government as a political dialogue in the country."In the context of national dialogue we support Moscow's idea to conduct negotiations between representatives of the government and the moderate opposition," Abdollahian is quoted by RIA News.
Dec 13 2014 - 19:50
A relatively strong quake has hit the city of Behbahan in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan.According to Iranian news agencies, the quake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted the area at 00:15 local time on Saturday (20:45 GMT Friday) with shaking felt even in Mahshahr port on the Persian Gulf coast. The epicenter of the quake was at 30.51 degrees north latitude and 50.45 degrees east longitude near the city of Gachsaran in neighboring Kohgiluyeh-and-Boyer-Ahmad Province.A relatively strong quake has hit the city of Behbahan in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan,
Dec 10 2014 - 15:23
Abdolreza Ardeshiri, a member of the board of the Bonyakhteh Center of the Shahid Beheshti University, said that Iranian specialists have developed their own kits for diagnosing hepatitis B, which will be available on the market in the next Iranian year (after March 21), Mehr News reports.Only two countries produce kits to diagnose hepatitis B. Iran imports them from Russia for $3,200 per kit, the Iranian analogue will cost around $550.Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by HBV. Chronic hepatitis B increases the risk of liver failure, cancer or cirrhosis.
Dec 9 2014 - 19:37
The US has extended the validity of the decision to suspend the sanctions against Iran until June 30 of next year.