Gulf Times - Iran
United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation

United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation

The United States and Iran each freed a prisoner on Saturday in a rare swap, an act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.

US imposes sanctions on Iran's information minister

US imposes sanctions on Iran's information minister

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's communications minister on Friday for his role in "widescale internet censorship,"

Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners

Iran's Rouhani claims victory over unrest and blames foreigners

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday claimed victory over unrest he blamed on foreign enemies, according to state media

Three Iran security personnel killed by 'rioters'

Three Iran security personnel killed by 'rioters'

Three members of the Iranian security forces have been stabbed to death by "rioters" near Tehran, the ISNA and Fars news agencies reported late Monday.

Iran leader backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

Iran leader backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday threw his support behind a decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing, a move that sparked angry protests in the sanctions-hit country.

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran

One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran on Saturday after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes

Iran says oil field found with 53 bn barrels of crude

Iran says oil field found with 53 bn barrels of crude

Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, a find that would increase Iran's proven reserves by over a third.

Iran downs unidentified drone that 'infiltrated' near Gulf coast

Iran downs unidentified drone that 'infiltrated' near Gulf coast

Iran shot down an unidentified drone that "infiltrated" near Bandar-e Mahshahr port on the Gulf coast Friday

Iran says to resume enrichment at underground plant

Iran says to resume enrichment at underground plant

President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Iran would resume uranium enrichment at an underground plant south of Tehran in its latest step back from a troubled 2015 agreement

Iran's Khamenei renews ban on talks with US

Iran's Khamenei renews ban on talks with US

Iran will maintain its ban on talks with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday

Iran's Zarif calls on US to return to 2015 nuclear deal

Iran's Zarif calls on US to return to 2015 nuclear deal

The United States should return to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

4.6 magnitude earthquake causes material damages in two provinces west Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari and Khuzestan provinces, west Iran, causing material damages.