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New York: Iran committed multiple human rights violations in shooting downing Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Flight PS752 last year and in the aftermath of the deadly attack, two  independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday. more
Nuclear energy agency reaches temporary inspection solution with Iran

New York: The UN-backed International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reached a temporary deal with Iran so that monitoring of the country’s nuclear programme can continue, Director ...

Iran ready to help Taliban foster dialogue with Afghan Gov't - Zarif

Tehran/Sputnik: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed Tehran's readiness to assist the Taliban in facilitating its dialogue with Kabul, during a meeting with a d ...

Iran builds up air defense systems near nuclear sites over possible US strikes - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Iran is strengthening air defense systems located near its nuclear facilities as a precaution against possible US missile strikes, the Kuwaiti Al-Qabas newspaper reported ...

Iran nuclear deal: ‘Heated rhetoric and the heightened risk of miscalculation’ widen differences

New York: Although the landmark Iran nuclear deal could improve regional stability if fully implemented, increased tensions have highlighted the risks posed by escalation, the UN’s ...

Iran strongly denies alleged involvement in most recent Baghdad green zone attack

Tehran/Sputnik: Iran refutes the alleged involvement of Iran-backed groups in the Sunday rocket attack on the Green Zone in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesp ...

UN human rights chief ‘appalled’ at Iran execution, questions trial process and verdict

New York: Iran’s decision to hang media activist Ruhollah Zam on Saturday was an appalling violation of human rights that followed a deeply flawed trial process, UN High Commissione ...

State-sponsored hackers from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada's biggest cyber threats: Report

Ottawa: Canada's cyber security agency has warned that state-sponsored hackers from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea are the biggest cyber threats to the people of the country.

Donald Trump wants to introduce more sanctions against Iran before January 20: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The administration of incumbent US President Donald Trump plans to impose new sanctions on Iran in the coming weeks, the Axios news portal reports.

Iran not a ‘bargaining chip’, President Rouhani tells world leaders at UN

New York: Iran is not a “bargaining chip” to be factored into elections and domestic policy in the United States, the country’s President, Hassan Rouhani has said, stres ...