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Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France, British Airways to stop flights to Tehran

Air France and British Airways announced on Thursday that they will halt flights to Tehran next month, citing low profitability as the US reimposes sanctions on Iran.

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet on Tuesday, with President Hassan Rouhani insisting that Tehran's military strength was only designed to deter enemies and create "lasting peace".

Air France cuts back on Iran flights, blames weak demand

Air France cuts back on Iran flights, blames weak demand

Air France is cutting its Joon subsidiary's service between Paris and Tehran to the summer season only, blaming a poor economic performance over two years in operation.

Rouhani questions 'right' to seek new nuclear deal

Rouhani questions 'right' to seek new nuclear deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday questioned the legitimacy of demands for a fresh nuclear agreement with Tehran, after the leaders of the US and France called for a "new" deal.

Air pollution closes all schools in Tehran

Air pollution closes all schools in Tehran

All schools in Tehran will remain closed on Tuesday because of dangerously high levels of air pollution blanketing the Iranian capital, authorities said.

Pregnant woman dies in Iran quake panic

Pregnant woman dies in Iran quake panic

A pregnant woman died and nearly 100 people were injured as a 5.2 magnitude earthquake sparked panic in the Iranian capital and neighbouring areas late on Wednesday, officials said.

Trump tells Paris, Berlin to 'keep making money' via trade with Tehran

Trump tells Paris, Berlin to 'keep making money' via trade with Tehran

US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran, despite his refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to US Congress

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to US Congress

The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged US lawmakers not to re-impose sanctions on Tehran.

Qatar announces return of its ambassador to Tehran

Qatar announces return of its ambassador to Tehran

The State of Qatar on Wednesday announced that its ambassador to Tehran will return to exercise his diplomatic duties.

Iran's Rouhani, embarking on second term, accuses Trump over nuclear deal

Iran's Rouhani, embarking on second term, accuses Trump over nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was sworn-in for a second term on Saturday, has accused the United States of trying to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers ...

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with a twin attack on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.

Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday.