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Iran says 'jihadist separatists' behind attack as probe points to IS

Tehran - Iran on Tuesday identified the perpetrators of a deadly attack on a military parade as "jihadist separatists", announcing a series of arrests and appearing to tie the Islamic State group to the bloodshed.

Iran says 'jihadist separatists' behind deadly parade attack

Tehran - Iran's intelligence ministry said Tuesday that investigators had found last week's deadly attack on a military parade in the mainly ethnic-Arab southwestern city of Ahvaz was mounted by "jihadist separatists".

Thousands attend funeral for Iran attack dead

Ahvaz - Tens of thousands of mourners attended a funeral on Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz for soldiers and civilians killed in an attack on a military parade.

Thousands attend funeral for Iran attack dead

Ahvaz - Thousands of people gathered Monday morning in the south-western Iranian city of Ahvaz for the funeral of those killed during an attack on a military parade.

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday pointed blame at Arab separatists for a deadly attack on a military parade and accused an unnamed US-backed Gulf state of supporting them.

Iran points finger at Arab separatists for deadly attack

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appeared to blame Arab separatists for an attack on a military parade the previous day that left 29 people dead.

Timeline of recent attacks in Iran by militant groups

Tehran - The Islamic State group claimed a deadly gun assault against a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in southwestern Iran on Saturday, its second major attack in the Islamic Republic in 15 months.

Gunmen kill 24 at Iran army parade, Tehran blames US ally

Tehran - Militants shot dead at least 24 people including women and children at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, state media reported, in a rare attack the government blamed on a US ally in the region.

Iran film for Oscars stirs debate on home front

Tehran - The Iranian film for next year's Oscars has stirred controversy at home both over the choice of a downbeat movie and for taking part in the Hollywood spectacle at a time of tense Tehran-Washington ties.

Iran vows to protect civilians in Syria's Idlib province

Tehran - Iran said Monday it is committed to protecting civilians if its Syrian regime ally launches a full-scale offensive on the country's last rebel stronghold of Idlib province.

Iran says OPEC has 'not much credit' left

Tehran - Oil cartel OPEC has "not much credit" left as some members are turning it into "a tool for the US", a senior Iranian official said in comments published Saturday.

Iran's options to face down US oil sanctions

Tehran - Iran faces a potentially crushing loss of oil exports when US sanctions return in November, but the impact could be blunted by its experience of working around embargoes.

Iran says US blame over Iraq protests 'astonishing'

Tehran - Iran described as "astonishing" Wednesday accusations by the White House that Tehran's allies in Iraq were responsible for attacks on US diplomatic missions during deadly unrest last week.

Conflict hinders Iran efforts to counter dust storms

Tehran - Iran's efforts to counter worsening dust storms have been hampered by conflict in the region, the deputy head of the environment department said on Saturday.

Iran, Russia, Turkey struggle to agree future of Syria's Idlib

Tehran - Iran, Russia and Turkey were unable to overcome their differences at a Tehran summit on Friday as they held talks on an imminent offensive against the last rebel stronghold in Syria, amid warnings from the international community of a looming humanitar...

Fate of Syria's Idlib in balance at Tehran summit

Tehran - The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey were due to meet Friday in Tehran for talks on the future of Idlib province amid growing fears of a humanitarian disaster in Syria's last major rebel bastion.

Op-Ed: Dictators using Facebook against citizens? You don’t say?

Sydney - The dribbling madness of U.S. politics isn’t the only thing that happens on social media. Social media sufferers may not be too surprised that some governments and various other official criminals are using Facebook to kill their own people.

Iran says to go beyond previous enrichment if deal fails

Tehran - Iran will begin uranium enrichment beyond previous levels if the remaining parties fail to uphold the 2015 nuclear deal, its Atomic Energy Organisation told local media on Wednesday.

Iran slams Trump over UN Security Council plans

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of trying to hijack the United Nations Security Council for the purposes of "bullying others" to turn against Tehran.

Husband of imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer arrested

Tehran - The husband of the imprisoned award-winning Iranian human rights activist Nasrin Sotoudeh has been arrested, their lawyer told AFP on Wednesday.
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