Deadly earthquake strikes Iraq and Iran
More than 100 people have been killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq after a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, officials say.
Social media video shows pipeline explosion in Bahrain
Bahrain accuses Iran for attack on pipeline after the explosion.
Iran's Rouhani says Trump speech was full of insults and lies
Iran harshly reacted to President Donald Trump's decision not to certify its nuclear deal with six major powers, with President Hassan Rouhani saying Trump's speech was full of "insults and fake accusations."
Iran tests new ballistic missile
Iran's state TV has shown footage apparently showing a Khoramshahr medium-range ballistic missile being test fired. The report did not mention the time or location of the test. The missile is capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel.
Russia tells North Korea, U.S. 'hot heads' to calm down
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the leaders of North Korea and the United States should tone down their bellicose rhetoric and warned that a collapse of a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers would only embolden Pyongyang.
Rogues a-plenty at UN General Assembly
The trading of insults continued today as Iran's Hassan Rouhani referred to Donald Trump as a "rogue newcomer", this after the US President referred to Iran as a "rogue state" yesterday.
Turkey's Erdogan meets Iran's Rouhani and Venezuela's Maduro
Turkish President Tayyip Erodgan met the leaders of Iran, Venezuela and Bangladesh in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit where the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar topped the agenda.
Iranian President sworn into office
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani takes the oath of office before parliament in Tehran, and is inaugurated for a second term as leader, following his re-election in May.
Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia
The U.S. Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, by a margin of 98-2 with strong support from U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats.