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Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

The plane went down near Fath airport, near Karaj in the central Iranian province of Alborz.

Iran says it holds US Navy veteran, 1st arrest of Trump era

White's detention adds new pressure to the rising tension between Iran and the US, which under Trump has pursued a maximalist campaign against Tehran that includes pulling out of its nuclear deal with world powers.


Iran says Taliban must have Afghan role, but can't dominate

Efforts for a negotiated settlement of the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan have gathered pace in recent weeks, even as reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to withdraw thousands of U.S. troops have triggered uncertainty in Kabul.

Syria faces brittle future, dominated by Russia and Iran

Now, with the U.S. troop withdrawal and the demise of the insurgency against President Bashar Assad, Iran and Russia will be even freer to flex their power in Syria.

Iran says US presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Tehran has opposed the presence of foreign forces in Syria, except those -- from Iran and Russia -- which have been invited by the Bashar-al-Assad government.

US discusses Iran sanctions with Iraq, Baghdad hurt by curbs on Iranian gas imports

Washington gave Iraq a 45-day waiver over imports of Iranian gas when it reimposed sanctions on Iran's oil sector on Nov. 5. Iraqi officials have said they need around two years to wean themselves off Iranian gas imports and find an alternative source.


US sanctions may lead to drugs, refugee, bomb 'deluge': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Drug trafficking is a serious challenge for Iran as it borders Afghanistan - the world’s largest opium producer - and Pakistan, a major transit country for drugs.

Suicide car bomber kills at least three in southeast Iran

"Three people were killed and some others were injured," Chabahar's acting governor Rahmdel Bameri told state television. An official told TV that "the terrorist who carried out the attack was killed".

Iran: Number of injured in 6.3 magnitude quake rises to 716

The earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq, damaging buildings and sending fearful residents running into the streets.

Iran President Hassan Rouhani says new US sanctions have no effect on economy

"The sanctions have had no impact on our economy because America had already used all the weapons at its disposal and there was nothing new to use against us," Hassan Rouhani said in remarks carried live on state television.

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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.