Imran Khan

Pakistan's Imran Khan in Tehran to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Leaders of Pakistan and Iran hold talks in Tehran as part of initiative by Islamabad to defuse rising Gulf tensions.

Pakistan's Imran Khan in Tehran to facilitate Iran-Saudi talks

Opinion

Is 'love and desire in Iran' a threat to US national security?

What is really behind the US Department of Education's fury over a Middle East studies programme?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Middle East

Iran decries 'cowardly attack' on oil tanker off Saudi coast

Iran says will respond appropriately after investigation into 'cowardly' attack on its oil tanker in Red Sea.

Iran decries 'cowardly attack' on oil tanker off Saudi coast

Middle East

US to deploy 3,000 additional troops to Saudi Arabia

Pentagon says troops and equipment are meant to boost Saudi Arabia's defences after attacks on its oil facilities.

US to deploy 3,000 additional troops to Saudi Arabia

Iran

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

For nearly 40 years, female spectators have been banned from entering football and other sports stadiums in Iran.

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

AJ IMPACT

Twin blasts hit Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea

Suspected rocket attack damages Iranian vessel causing an oil leak off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah.

AJ Impact

Oil prices jump after Iranian oil tanker explosions

Crude oil prices surged about two percent on concerns over potential disruption to supplies.

Oil prices jump after Iranian oil tanker explosions

Middle East

Iran oil tanker: Explosion on ship near Saudi port city of Jeddah

Iran state oil company tanker explodes, catching fire near Jeddah, in Red Sea, according to Iran state media.

Football

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

More than 3,000 women attend FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Tehran to watch Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

Middle East

Iran's Zarif: Either all Gulf states safe 'or all deprived of it'

In opinion piece, Iranian foreign minister says countries in the Gulf region must work collectively for lasting peace.

Iran's Zarif: Either all Gulf states safe 'or all deprived of it'

Middle East

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Tehran for alleged visa violations, but Russia says she was accused of working for Israel.

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

Iran

'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match

After decades of struggle, female football fans say their presence at World Cup qualifier is just the beginning.

'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match

Iran

HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

The health ministry dismissed reports an alleged outbreak was caused by a contaminated syringe used by a local nurse.

HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

Iran

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

Iran accuses its foes of deliberately stirring trouble at a time when pilgrims head to Iraq for a major religious event.

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

Iran

Iran arrests Instagram celebrity for 'blasphemy': Report

Sahar Tabar faces charges of blasphemy, gaining income through inappropriate means, and encouraging youth criminality.

Iran arrests Instagram celebrity for 'blasphemy': Report