Pirates on five boats attacked two Iranian oil tankers but were repelled by army vessels, authorities said.
Maziar Motamedi is a Tehran-based journalist who covers Iran.
Judiciary said the officials’ illegal distribution scheme hurt Iran’s economy at a time of hardship under US pressure.
Iranian sport officials have contradicted each other on why spectators were banned during a crucial match in Tehran.
The exercise aims to show that Iran can defend its ‘sensitive and vital centres’.
Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says Iran has produced over 120kg of 20 percent enriched uranium.
Iranian foreign minister reiterated his support for Syria and expectations on the 2015 nuclear deal in Damascus visit.
Banisadr became Iran’s first president months after 1979 revolution, but was later impeached and fled the country.
Iran’s new FM Amirabdollahian is in Moscow to hold talks with his Russian counterpart.
Tehran says it is concerned about Israeli and ISIL presence close to its borders with Azerbaijan.
Iran and Israel exchange barbs as nuclear talks in Vienna are expected to resume soon.