Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

Jan 23, 2016

Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a “new chapter” in relations with China after talks with President Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing’s economic influence. The Asian giant and the Middle East’s foremost Shiite power aim to build economic ...

Jan 22, 2016

Japan lifts nuclear sanctions on Iran

Japan on Friday lifted sanctions on Iran, falling in line with major world powers after the United Nations’ Atomic Energy Agency confirmed last weekend that Tehran had fully taken steps to curb its disputed nuclear program. Iran emerged from years of economic isolation when ...

Iran reveals new missile in bunker amid U.S. sanctions threat

Jan 6, 2016

Iran reveals new missile in bunker amid U.S. sanctions threat

Iran aired fresh footage Tuesday of an underground bunker that houses its latest ballistic missile, which less than a week ago prompted U.S. threats of new sanctions. State television showed parliament speaker Ali Larijani and Revolutionary Guards officers inspecting the Imad missile, which has ...