Gulf Times - Iran
Iran state TV identifies man it says was behind blast at Natanz nuclear site

Iran state TV identifies man it says was behind blast at Natanz nuclear site

Iran's state television on Saturday identified a man it said was behind a recent explosion and power outage at its main Natanz nuclear plant.

Three killed, hundreds hurt celebrating Iran fire festival

Three killed, hundreds hurt celebrating Iran fire festival

Three people were killed and nearly 1,900 injured celebrating Iran's traditional fire festival in the runup to this weekend's Persian New Year, emergency services said Wednesday.

US top general urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

US top general urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, the head of US forces in the Middle East told AFP.

Iran will reverse nuclear actions when US lifts sanctions - Zarif

Iran will reverse nuclear actions when US lifts sanctions - Zarif

Iran will "immediately reverse" actions in its nuclear programme when US sanctions are lifted, its foreign minister said on Friday, reiterating Tehran's position on Washington's offer to revive talks.

Iran, North Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

Iran, North Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

North Korea and Iran resumed cooperation on the development of long-range missiles in 2020, according to a UN report that also confirmed Pyongyang continues to violate various nuclear resolutions.

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country's waters.

Iran leader bans import of US, UK Covid-19 vaccines, demands sanctions end

Iran leader bans import of US, UK Covid-19 vaccines, demands sanctions end

Iran's Supreme Leader on Friday banned the government from importing Covid-19 vaccines from the United States and Britain, labelling the Western powers "untrustworthy", as the infection spreads in the Middle East’s hardest-hit country.

Director of Public Security meets Indian, Iran envoys

Director of Public Security meets Indian, Iran envoys

HE the Director of Public Security, Staff Major General Saad bin Jassim al-Khulaifi on Wednesday met Iran ambassador Hamid Reza Dehghani and Indian ambassador Dr Deepak Mittal.

Virus cases surge in Iran, Jordan, Morocco: WHO

Virus cases surge in Iran, Jordan, Morocco: WHO

Iran, Jordan and Morocco have recorded thousands of new Covid-19 infections in recent days, the World Health Organization said Thursday, warning that lockdowns could not stamp out the pandemic.

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives copies of credentials of ambassadors

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives copies of credentials of ambassadors

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi received separately on Sunday copies of the credentials of the ambassadors

Iran’s supreme leader mocks US democracy

Iran’s supreme leader mocks US democracy

Iran's supreme leader has mocked the rancorous aftermath of Election Day in the United States, saying that the vote has exposed the reality of US democracy.

Syria fuel crisis eases as Iran delivers new oil supplies

Syria fuel crisis eases as Iran delivers new oil supplies

Iran has delivered several gasoline and crude oil shipments to Syria, easing a near two-month gasoline shortage aggravated by tougher U.S. sanctions, shippers, port officials and traders said.