Before arriving on an unannounced visit to Baghdad, US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said Americans are “not in Iraq to seize” its oil.
Eurofer said last week that Iranian exports to Europe had leapt to more than 1 million tonnes annually and that the EU was investigating alleged dumping.
The United States’ accusations against Iran over “destabilizing” the Middle East are “laughable,” says a former Congressional staffer.
Trump has blamed refugees for a terror attack in Sweden that never happened.
The Iranian minister of roads and urban development is reinstated after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.
Iran says it has discovered major reserves of shale oil in the western parts of the country.
Senator John McCain warns that suppression of an "adversarial press" can lead to a dictatorial regime.
The government under US President Donald Trump is “insanely” disorganized in issuing and conducting policies, suggests a former diplomat.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has warned that tens of millions of people could be killed in a deadly global pandemic in the next 10-15 years.
Hundreds of Mexicans have formed a "human wall" in a border city to protest against Trump’s border plan.
American radiation expert Leuren Moret says the whole country of Syria is plagued with radioactive contamination.
An analyst says Turkey’s goals in Syria are uncertain and it may not be serious about fighting terrorism because it has had long-term plans for seizing territory in the northern part of the Arab country.
An Israeli soldier has reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.
An African American man in Ohio has filed suit after video showed him being pepper-sprayed by police while already strapped into a restraint chair and handcuffed.
NASA spacecraft finds organic compounds on dwarf planet Ceres, raising the prospect of life.
Syria says France’s support for terror is a direct cause of bloodshed in the Arab country.
Figures show that Iran’s exports of steel to Europe have increased by about eight times over the past three years and that the country is now the third largest exporter to the EU after China and India.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says NATO is constantly trying to draw Russia into confrontation and its members meddle in Moscow’s domestic issues.
The Trump administration is in conflict with the US "deep state" over deploying troops to Syria, an American political analyst says.
A report has revealed that US intelligence agencies have withheld sensitive intelligence from President Trump, fearing it could be compromised.
In a live televised speech, Hezbollah chief warns against the threats posed by the nuclear-armed regime in Israel against Lebanon.
Figures show that Saudi Arabia has lost a significant share of South Korea’s oil market to Iran.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro calls CNN an “instrument of war” after his country pulls the network’s Spanish-language channel off the air.
Iran says it will not accept any interference in its internal affairs.
The two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians that the US Democrats and Republicans have pursued over the years is “totally fraudulent."
A Palestinian official slams the US policy shift with regard to supporting a so-called two-state solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict.
Australia is offering money to the asylum seekers it has been holding in off-shore detention camps to persuade them to return home voluntarily.
Ayatollah Khamenei praises the Iranian people for attending in their millions in the February 10 rallies commemorating the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
The terrorists are reportedly brainwashing dozens of abducted Izadi children in Iraq into becoming bombers.
Early results show a tight race between the Christian incumbent governor and one of his Muslim rivals.
The incident took place Tuesday evening in the southern Xinjiang Pishan County, local authorities announced on Wednesday.
Moscow rejects Pentagon's claims of “unsafe” encounters between Russian military jets and an American destroyer in the Black Sea.
Al-Wefaq’s Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi accuses the Al Khalifah regime of having violated people's rights.
Iran’s Basij volunteer forces start military and civil defense maneuvers in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan.
The US has spotted a Russian intelligence-gathering ship patrolling off the East Coast of the United States, officials say.
Iran says Russia’s planemaker Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company is moving closer to a deal to sell its Superjet 100 aircraft to the country.
France's auto giant PSA Group says it is pushing ahead with a plan to invest in Iran’s auto industry despite the US administration's increased anti-Iran rhetoric.
The US-led coalition's civilian casualties in Syria over the past month surpassed Russia's by five times, a report shows.
Saudi Arabia is recruiting US military veterans in an attempt to kill a recently-passed law allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi nationals for their alleged role in the terrorist attacks, a report says.
Watch drone footage of Iran’s biggest solar power plant project recently launched in the country's western province of Hamadan.
Netanyahu is likely to succeed in convincing Trump for forming a united front against Iran, Scottish writer John Wight says.
Swedish PM Lofven oversaw the signing of an agreement with Iran’s Shahr-e Atiyeh investment company and the province of Isfahan on Sunday.
A Gallup poll shows that the new US president is struggling to appeal to masses at the onset of his term.
The US president's official inauguration portrait presented by the Library of Congress had a conspicuous spelling mistake on it.
The majority of Swiss citizens vote in a referendum to ease the naturalization process for third-generation immigrants.
US President Donald Trump posts a fake quote by former President Abraham Lincoln to commemorate his birthday.
An analyst says the American media are not asking real questions from Trump.
Some 50 people are affected as an unknown corrosive substance spreads at an airport in Germany’s Hamburg.
The psychics were employed to gather intelligence on where the American hostages were being held and how closely they were being guarded.
People in Switzerland go to the polls to vote on whether it should be easier for third-generation immigrants to become Swiss citizens.
Officers in the crisis-hit southeastern Espirito Santo State continue to be inactive amid a strike.
Americans stage rallies in several cities to protest President Trump’s immigration policy after hundreds of immigrants were arrested.
Polling stations opened early on Sunday in an election that is highly expected to hand a third term in office to incumbent President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov.
Anti-riot forces use tear gas against protesters in the Paris suburb of Bobigny.
Rescue efforts fail to save some 300 whales stranded at a New Zealand coastline.
Trump’s delusions are becoming everyday occurrence because he does not understand his job description, an American political analyst says.
British fighter jets were sent to intercept Russian jets in international airspace on Thursday.
A leaked phone recording reveals Egypt asked Israel to support its controversial decision to transfer of two Egyptian islands to Saudi Arabia.
Three UN agencies have warned that over two-thirds of Yemenis are food insecure.
US President Donald Trump is in no position to threaten Iran, Professor Dennis Etler says.
Trump says Israel’s construction of illegal settlements on the occupied Palestinian lands is not a good thing but “I don’t want to condemn Israel.”
Trump’s obsession with “Making America Great Again” could lead to war between the United States and Iran in a year or two, Irish writer Patrick Cockburn says.
US President Trump says he is "thinking seriously" about moving the country's embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
The Syrian president receives 54 Syrian women and children recently freed from militants under a prisoner swap deal.
Here is a selection of news photographs taken during the mass rallies marking the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says his administration has been able to reduce the country’s reliance on oil revenues over the past three years.
US President Donald Trump’s proposed US-Mexico border wall would be a series of fences and walls that would cost as much as $21 billion, according to a government estimate.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed was captured and tortured into falsely confessing that he was the mastermind behind 9/11, Dr. Kevin Barrett says.
US President Donald Trump is frustrated by Iran’s resistance against American and Israeli interventionism.
Pakistan says India has built a ‘secret nuclear city’ where a stockpile of nuclear weapons has been accumulated.
The ship carrying food and medicine for the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in Yangon on Thursday.
The alleged mastermind of 9/11 says it was a result of US foreign policy and the countless deaths it has caused.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson surrendered his citizenship in 2016, IRS data shows.
Iran showcases hundreds of ancient artifacts, repatriated from Western countries, on the occasion of the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
The administration of President Donald Trump is comprised of “amateurish” and “juvenile” officials, a political analyst says.
The supplier of basic food items and consumer goods says it is about to be granted authorization to initiate marketing research studies.
Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh made the remarks after talks with his Venezuelan and Omani counterparts in Tehran on Tuesday night.
The US president is poised to approve arms packages for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, which were blocked by his predecessor.
The Justice Ministry says the Amnesty International's report on mass executions at a prison near Damascus is ‘politically-motivated.’
The Army Corps of Engineers grants a permit for the controversial oil pipeline to cross the Missouri river in a blow to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.
Facebook is facing legal action by a Syrian refugee whose picture with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was used in fake news items.
Iran imports the final consignment of a 149-tonne shipment of uranium from Russia.
Japan's central government has proposed to move the base away from Futenma to a less populated part of the island called Henoko.
A prominent activist shames the UK govt. for inviting the Israeli prime minister despite Tel Aviv's settlement expansions and aggression against Palestinians.
US President Donald Trump has been “reckless” and “incompetent” in his first weeks in office, but has done nothing to offer ground for impeachment.
Each of the last four US presidents has killed more people than Russian President Putin has ever been accused of, an American journalist says.
Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government forces rape and gang raped] Rohingya Muslim systematically.
Footage shows Israel’s dissembling interior minister faking tears for a 2015 election campaign video by using onions.
The number of the civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan rose by three percent in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the United Nations.
Hundreds of thousands of Romanians took to the streets of the capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday to show their distrust of the government.
According to data compiled by an investigation commission, the Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010.