Qatar sending ambassador back to Iran, ignoring Arab demands

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran today and promised to send its ambassador back to Tehran a move counter to the demands of Arab nations trying to isolate Doha as part...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Iran parliament approves majority of Rouhani Cabinet picks

Tehran, Aug 20 Iranian lawmakers today approved 16 Cabinet members nominated by recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani, including the first defense minister unaffiliated with the elite,...

Aug 20, 2017 5:01 PM | Newsscroll

Iran accuses Trump of 'bad faith' on nuclear deal

Tehran, Aug 11 Iran hit back toay at Donald Trump's warnings on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme, accusing the US president of showing "bad faith" over the 2015 nuclear accord."POTUS (president...

Aug 12, 2017 12:54 AM | Newsscroll

Iran's priority to de-escalate tensions with US: Zarif

Tehran [U.S.], August 9 :Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the main priority of his country is to de-escalate tensions with the United States. The Trump...

Aug 08, 2017 5:05 PM | Newsscroll

Iran's Rouhani presents new male-only cabinet

Tehran, Aug 8 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani put forward a new cabinet line-up today that again included no women, despite criticism of their absence from his reformist allies.There were no major...

Aug 08, 2017 3:35 PM | Newsscroll

Iran's Rouhani sworn in as tensions simmer over nuclear deal

Tehran, Aug 5 Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warned the US against tearing up the nuclear deal as he was inaugurated for a second term today, but he also faces challenges closer to home amid...

Aug 05, 2017 8:32 PM | Newsscroll

Iran hits back at missile test criticism

Tehran, Aug 5 Iran criticised the position adopted by European governments against its missile tests, during a visit by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini today.Mogherini met with Iranian...

Aug 05, 2017 6:40 PM | Newsscroll

Iran's Rouhani starts new term facing reform criticism

Tehran, Aug 5 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was set to be inaugurated in front of foreign guests today, but already faces criticism for reportedly bowing to conservatives in forming a new...

Aug 05, 2017 3:16 PM | Newsscroll

Muslim states slam 'provocative' Israel actions in Jerusalem

Istanbul, Aug 1 The main grouping of the world's Muslim nations today accused Israel of staging provocative actions and inflaming tensions with the Palestinians in a crisis over security measures at...

Aug 01, 2017 10:39 PM | Newsscroll

Turkey hosts meeting of pan-Islamic group over Jerusalem

tensionsIstanbul, Aug 1 Turkey today hosted a meeting of the main grouping of the world's Muslim nations to discuss the crisis that erupted last month when Israel imposed security measures at a key...

Aug 01, 2017 10:10 PM | Newsscroll