An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck western Iran on Monday, near the provincial capital of Dezful, about 300 miles (480 km) from Tehran, the capital, the US Geological Survey said.
The quake, at a depth of 6 miles (10 km), hit a
Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the US and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.
An Iran-140 Sepahan Air passenger plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran with 48 passengers and crew on board crashed on a road near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, Iranian state media reported.
United Arab Emirates-based energy firm Dana Gas said an international tribunal had issued a favourable ruling in the dispute over a natural gas supply contract between its affiliate Crescent Petroleum and Iran.
The tribunal ruled
An airplane carrying 40 passengers crashed in a residential area after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Sunday morning, Iran's official Irna news agency reported, citing a spokesman for the Iranian Red Crescent Society and it
Exports of Iranian marine fuel oil have unexpectedly been halted for two weeks and will not resume for at least a month, a source at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) said.
Trade sources said Iran could be stocking up on fuel oil
US and Iranian officials had a "constructive discussion" about Iran's nuclear programme in Geneva on Thursday, the US State Department said without providing details.
US Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns and Iranian Dep
Iran's oil exports slipped for a second month in July, yet sales remained above the limit set by the West under an interim deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear programme, according to sources who track tanker shipments.
More than 200 foreign companies will attend the 14th Tehran International Construction Fair (ConFair 2014) to open on August 10 in Tehran, said a report.
The four-day ConFair 2014 will take place at the Tehran Permanent Internatio
Senior US and Iranian officials will hold nuclear talks in Geneva on Thursday, the US State Department said, as the two sides seek to break a logjam over Tehran's atomic programme.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns wil