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Iran's president threatens response to new US sanctions

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Tehran would "respond appropriately" to new US sanctions but that Iran remained committed to its nuclear deal with world powers.

Iranian president's brother freed on bail: media

Tehran - Hossein Fereydoun, the brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, has been released on bail following his arrest on charges of financial crime, media reported.

US-China citizen given 10 years for espionage in Iran: media

Tehran - A Chinese American accused of "infiltration" in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, local media reported on Sunday.

Iran president's brother arrested on financial crime charges

Tehran - The younger brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Hossein Fereydoun, has been arrested on financial crime charges, the judiciary said on Sunday.

US citizen accused of 'infiltration' sentenced to 10 years: Iran judiciary

Tehran - A United States citizen accused of "infiltration" in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, a spokesman for the judiciary said on Sunday. "The person was identified and arrested by the intelligence forces.

Iran front pages mourn trailblazing female mathematician

Tehran - Iranian media have hailed trailblazing Iran-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani following her death from cancer, with her image blazoned across newspaper front pages on Sunday.

The Iran nuclear deal

Tehran - The landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago on July 14, 2015 by Iran and major world powers led to a partial lifting of international sanctions on Tehran.

Total signs major Iran gas deal, defying US pressure

Tehran - French energy giant Total defied US pressure on Monday by signing a multi-billion-dollar gas deal with Iran, the first by a European firm in more than a decade.

Total to sign Iran gas deal, biggest since sanctions lifted

Tehran - French energy giant Total will finally sign its multi-billion-dollar agreement to develop an Iranian offshore gas field on Monday, the oil ministry said, in the biggest foreign deal since sanctions were eased last year.

Iran, Qatar voice support for Saudi after Mecca suicide bombing

Tehran - Both Iran and Qatar on Saturday voiced support for Saudi Arabia over a suicide bombing near Islam's holiest site in Mecca despite their severed ties."Iran...

Op-Ed: Defeat of Islamic State will not end conflict in Syria

While the U.S.-supported Syrian Democratic Forces are confronting the Islamic State in eastern Syria and beginning to enter the strategic city of Raqqa, the Syrian Army has been taking control of positions in their rear further west.

Iran sends a message with missile strike in Syria

Tehran - Iran has targeted jihadists in Syria with missiles in retaliation for deadly attacks in Tehran, but the strike was also a message to its regional rivals and Washington, experts say.

Iran says its missiles into Syria hit IS targets

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Monday missiles it fired into Syria had successfully hit Islamic State group targets in retaliation for Tehran attacks claimed by the jihadists earlier this month.

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Tehran - Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected jihadists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, a security official and a minister have said.

Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi: leader

Tehran - The attacks in Tehran this week will only "reinforce hatred" for the United States and Saudi Arabia, Iran's supreme leader said on Friday at a funeral for those killed.

Five Iranian attackers were in Mosul, Raqa with IS: ministry

Tehran - The five men who carried out twin attacks in Tehran were Iranians who joined the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria before returning last summer, the intelligence ministry said Thursday."The five known terrorists...

Iran says attackers had been in Iraq, Syria for IS

Tehran - Iran said Thursday that five of its nationals who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Tehran were Islamic State members who had been to the group's strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Iran leader shrugs off IS attacks in Tehran

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader shrugged off attacks on Wednesday by gunmen and suicide bombers in Tehran that killed 13 people as US president Donald Trump warned the nation was reaping what it sowed.

IS claims coordinated attacks in Tehran, 12 dead

Tehran - Gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader on Wednesday, killing 12 people in the first attacks in the country claimed by the Islamic State group.

Western terror policies have 'backfired': Iran leader

Tehran - Attacks by the Islamic State group in Europe and elsewhere show that Western policies in the Middle East have backfired, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday.
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