Gulf Times - Iran
In Romania, distrust of vaccines kills 40 children

In Romania, distrust of vaccines kills 40 children

Measles still claims young lives in Romania, where nearly 40 children have died in an outbreak that many blame on parents being misled by scare stories that vaccinating them is dangerous.

Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant, tremors felt in Qatar

Quake hits near Iran nuclear power plant, tremors felt in Qatar

A moderately strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake Thursday hit Iran's southern region of Bushehr, home to the country's only nuclear power plant, without causing casualties or damage, media reported.

Three Iranian security personnel killed at Pakistan border

Three Iranian security personnel killed at Pakistan border

Three Iranian security personnel were killed by militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said.

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey does not stand with or against any country on Syria and its policy in the region is different from that of Iran, Russia and the United States, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday.

Iran condemns Syria chemical charges as 'conspiracy'

Iran condemns Syria chemical charges as 'conspiracy'

Iran on Sunday condemned allegations of a chemical attack on Syria's Eastern Ghouta rebel holdout as a "conspiracy" against its ally President Bashar al-Assad and a pretext for military action.

Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria

Turkey, Iran, Russia say will work for stability in Syria

Turkey, Iran and Russia pledged on Wednesday to accelerate efforts to bring stability to Syria, underlining their joint commitment to the country a day after President Donald Trump raised the prospect of withdrawing US troops.

India to offer $3-4bn development plan for giant Iran gas field

India to offer $3-4bn development plan for giant Iran gas field

India is set to offer a $3-4 billion development plan for the Farzad B gas field to Iran next week after Tehran reduced the scope of the project, two sources familiar with the matter said.

Erdogan, Rouhani meet in Ankara ahead of Syria summit

Erdogan, Rouhani meet in Ankara ahead of Syria summit

Hassan Rouhani said before leaving Iran that foreign forces operating in Syria without approval from the Damascus government should leave.

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey, killing 17

Minibus carrying migrants crashes in eastern Turkey, killing 17

A minibus packed with migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran crashed and burst into flames in eastern Turkey, killing 17 people, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.

Iran slams US sanctions over hacking scheme

Iran slams US sanctions over hacking scheme

Iran on Saturday slammed new US sanctions against 10 of its citizens and an Iranian company over their alleged involvement in a massive state-sponsored hacking and intellectual property theft scheme.

Four dead, thousands injured in Iran fire festival celebrations

Four dead, thousands injured in Iran fire festival celebrations

Four people have been killed and thousands injured during celebrations of Iran's annual fire festival ahead of the Persian new year, an official told state TV on Wednesday.

11 women killed as Turkish plane crashes in Iran

11 women killed as Turkish plane crashes in Iran

The Bombardier Challenger 604, carrying Mina Basaran and seven of her friends back from the United Arab Emirates, went down in southwestern Iran on Sunday en route from Sharjah to Istanbul.