Jan 26 2015 - 18:52
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 hit the city of Nakada in the Iranian province of West Azerbaijan, reports Iranian website Tasnimnews.
Jan 24 2015 - 14:43
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the economic forum in Davos that Iran has no connection with the death of Argentine prosecutor Albert Nisman, who accused the President of Argentina and the Foreign Minister of this country of a conspiracy in the case of the investigation into the terrorist attack on a Jewish cultural center in 1994.
Jan 24 2015 - 10:59
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said at the economic forum in Davos that an agreement on Tehran's nuclear program will soon be reached, but the US should avoid the temptation to retain the sanctions regime in case of an agreement. "We have nothing to lose by reaching an agreement and I believe we can have an agreement soon," RIA Novosti cited Zarif.
Jan 22 2015 - 17:34
Iranian teachers have started a strike in Eslamshahr, Robat Karim, Shahre Qods, Karaj, Shiraz, Shahrood, Saggyz, Baneh and Merivan. They demand better labour conditions, insurance services and financing, Trend reports.Hundreds of teachers in Shahrood and Merivan started protests at education departments.
Jan 22 2015 - 16:20
Former Iranian vice-president Mohammad Reza Rahimi has been sentenced to 5 years and 91 days in prison. Rahimi must return 28.5 billion rials (about $1.1 million) and will be fined 10 billion rials (about $400.000). Previously a court had sentenced him to 15 years of imprisonment, TASS reports.
Jan 22 2015 - 14:31
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has addressed the young people of Europe and the US in an open letter in which he said that the West is trying to spread hatred of Islam and Muslims, the Russian service of the BBC reports. The Ayatollah urged youths not to become victims of a "disinformation campaign" and to receive knowledge of Islam from its primary and original sources, primarily from the Qur’an, Armenia Today reports.
Jan 22 2015 - 11:08
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured Israel’s “insane measure” to assassinate an Iranian military commander along with a number of Hezbollah members through a helicopter attack in Syria’s occupied Golan Heights.
Jan 21 2015 - 18:14
Today in Iran, in the province of Sistan and Baluchestan near the town of Khash, militants attacked law-enforcement officers. As a result, one police officer was killed and two were injured. This was reported by the head of the provincial police, Brigadier-General Hossein Rahimi.