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Saudi king blames Iran for 'chaos', says strikes failed to hurt kingdom's development

While reiterating long-standing support for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, the king did not refer to a US decision this week in effect to back Israel’s building of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria; 11 reported killed

A Britain-based war monitoring group said the Israeli airstrikes killed 11 people, including seven non-Syrians who are most likely Iranians. Syrian state media only reported that two civilians were killed.


Iran protests leave 'over 100 dead,' Amnesty says

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International said Iranian security forces have killed at least 106 protesters during ongoing unrest over a fuel price hike. But the real death toll could be much higher.

Explained: Why are Iranians protesting on the streets?

Since the hike in fuel prices of Friday, the protests have reached up to 100 cities in Iran, and the number of protesters is estimated to have exceeded 87,000.

Amid unrest over fuel price hike, Iran blocks nearly all internet access

The widespread discontent on display across the country marked yet another crisis for the Islamic Republic. Iran has been struggling with an economic crisis after the United States exited a nuclear deal and reimposed harsh sanctions that ban Iran’s oil sales.

Iran: Protests erupt over shock fuel price hike

In the city of Sirjan in central Iran, demonstrators tried to set a fuel warehouse on fire in protests that police described as "severe."


Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least five, injures 300

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northwestern Iran has killed at least 5 people and injured over 300 others.

US targets Iranian top leader Ayatollah Khamenei's inner circle with new sanctions

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of Iran's seizure of the US embassy in Tehran, the US Treasury Department said it also was blacklisting Iran's Armed Forces General Staff.

Ayatollah Khamenei tells Iran's Guards to develop more advanced, modern weapons

Tensions in the Gulf have spiked since the United States, Saudi Arabia, Britain, France and Germany publicly blamed Iran for Sept. 14 attacks on the world’s biggest crude oil-processing facility in Saudi Arabia.

Trump orders troops and weapons to Saudi Arabia in message of deterrence to Iran

The move came only five days after President Donald Trump said that his desire to terminate America’s “endless wars” led to his decision to pull back from the border area between Syria and Turkey about 50 troops who were working to create a “safe zone” between Turkish and Kurdish troops.

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Iraq protests: Baghdad blocked as unrest escalates, five more killed

Tens of thousands of Iraqis have been demonstrating in central Baghdad and across mostly Shiite southern Iraq since October 25, calling for the overthrow of the government and sweeping political change.

India show fight before 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Iran

India defended well in the first half before they let in quick goals in the early stages of the second half.


Iran's date with Laughter Yoga

The Laughter Yoga course in Tehran helps people from various age groups and social backgrounds to have fun and take a break from stressful daily lives.

Iran Videos

Opinion | Why Are The CIA Files On Osama Bin Laden So Important?

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst into Bin Laden’s compound in […]

Iran's conservatives rally their supporters ahead of elections Video

Iran is preparing for two crucial elections later this week. One is for a new parliament and the other for a body that will elect the next supreme leader.


Iran vows to reach pre-sanctions oil output

Iran says it wants OPEC countries to cut oil output to boost prices – but intends to increase its own production once international sanctions are lifted.