Iran's first “mega investment fund” with an initial capital of 6,5 trillion rials (about $54 million) was launched on Sunday to help the economy cope with U.S. sanctions
The Islamic Republic Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization (HPO) has invited Iranian Shi'ites to register for traveling to Syria after years of civil war in the country.
The latest figures published by China’s customs show trade with Iran in October dropped to its lowest level in a decade.
Registration has begun for candidates running in Iran’s parliamentary elections set for February 2020, Iranian media reported.
Iraq's parliament has approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi's government after two months of protests that have left more than 400 people dead.
Iran warned Sunday it may "seriously reconsider" its commitments to the UN atomic watchdog if European parties to a nuclear deal trigger a dispute mechanism that could lead to sanctions.
Iraqi protesters set fire to the entrance of a shrine in the southern holy city of Najaf on Saturday and security forces fired tear gas to disperse them.
Iran has confirmed that will participate in joint exercises with Russia and China beginning later this year.
An Iranian website has reported that 156 protesters killed by security forces have been taken to a cemetery in Tehran and 80 others sent to other parts of the country.
Iran’s education minister has denied knowledge of security agents using a school as a detention place for protesters arrested during November’s unrest.
Six more European countries announced Friday that they have joined Instex, the EU financial mechanism set up to facilitate trade with Iran despite U.S. sanctions.
A female member of Iran’s parliament has referred to “groups of people who were imbedded with demonstrators” just to destroy property during recent anti-government protests.