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Iran women debate if biggest football attendance spells victory

Tehran - Iranian reporter Hedieh Khatibi says she had to pinch herself when she finally got to enter Tehran's Azadi stadium late Saturday to cover a football match there for the first time.

Iran condemns Bahrain dissident life sentence

Tehran - Iran has condemned Bahrain over the jailing for life of a Shiite opposition leader, accusing Manama of wanting to "intensify its suppression" of dissent.

Iran will 'proudly bypass' US sanctions: Rouhani

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic republic "will proudly bypass sanctions" by the United States that took effect on Monday targeting the country's oil and financial sectors.

Iran marks US embassy siege on eve of sanctions

Tehran - Iran's annual rally to mark the storming of the US embassy and hostage-taking of 1979 had particular significance on Sunday on the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington.

Iranians find joy in serving pilgrims on road to Karbala

Mehran - A 15-minute walk from the Iraqi border in the west Iranian town of Mehran, three young clerics are hard at work polishing the shoes of pilgrims.

Op-Ed: Facebook bans more accounts linked to Iranian influence campaign

After identifying more suspicious behavior linked to an ongoing Iranian influence campaign the company removed a combined 82 pages, groups and accounts that were pretending to be US and sometimes British citizens and organizations.

Iranian journalist arrested over 'insults' to imam

Tehran - Iran's judiciary has arrested a journalist over "insults" to Imam Hussein, one of the most revered religious figures in the Shiite Islamic republic, its news agency reported on Thursday."Pouyan Khoshhal...

Four Iran environmentalists could face death penalty

Tehran - Four detained Iranian environmental activists could face the death penalty after the charges levelled against them were changed, the Tehran prosecutor said on Wednesday.

Iran's Rouhani: Khashoggi murder unthinkable 'without US backing'

Tehran - Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's "heinous murder" would have been unthinkable "without US backing," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday.

Europeans want Iran bank connected to world: French senator

Tehran - European nations are seeking to ensure at least one Iranian bank stays connected to the world after the US imposed new sanctions against the country, a French senator said in Tehran on Sunday.

Iran's industry and roads ministers resign

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has accepted the resignation of the embattled ministers of industry and roads, a statement on the presidential website said Saturday.

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force 'blind vindictiveness'

Tehran - Iran called new US sanctions against its paramilitary Basij group an act of "blind vindictiveness" on Wednesday.

Iran stays quiet on Khashoggi case

Tehran - Iran has been playing it cool as it watches the furore over the disappearance of writer Jamal Khashoggi create a crisis for its regional rival Saudi Arabia.

Iran's new breed of charities on poverty frontline

Tehran - At an outreach centre in southern Tehran, teenagers are learning to be journalists, while upstairs their mothers are fine-tuning their sewing skills and rushing to fill an order for hospital uniforms.

Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

Tehran - Iran's parliament on Sunday approved a bill to counter terrorist financing that was strongly opposed by conservatives but seen as vital to salvaging the nuclear deal with European and Asian partners.

Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

Tehran - Iran's parliament on Sunday approved a bill to counter terrorist financing that was strongly opposed by conservatives but seen as vital to salvaging the nuclear deal with European and Asian partners.

Foreign drugs rare commodity in sanctions-hit Iran

Tehran - "Talk of sanctions on Iran reemerged, and my essential medicine was no longer available," said Masoud Mir who suffers from thalassaemia, a genetic blood disease common in Iran.

UN court ruling on US sanctions shows Tehran is 'right': Iran

Tehran - Tehran welcomed on Wednesday a ruling by the UN's top court ordering Washington to suspend sanctions on humanitarian goods, as a "clear sign" that "Iran is in the right".

Iran fires missiles at Syria jihadists after deadly attack

Tehran - Iran said it struck jihadists on Monday in Syria with ballistic missiles and combat drones in retaliation for a deadly attack on an Iranian military parade, warning the "real punishment" was still to come.

Iran fires missiles against 'terrorist' camp in Syria: statement

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Monday they had launched a missile attack against a "terrorist" headquarters in Syria in retaliation for a September attack on the Iranian city of Ahvaz.
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