Oct 11, 2015

Iran test-fires long-range ballistic missile

Iran has successfully test-fired a new guided long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Sunday. The report did not elaborate on the range of the missile or the specifics of the test-firing. It said the new missile is precision-guided and can ...

Iran edges Japan to claim bronze medal

Oct 3, 2015

Iran edges Japan to claim bronze medal

Iran topped Japan 68-63 to take the FIBA Asia Championship bronze medal on Saturday, beating Japan for the second time in the tournament and ensuring the reigning champion finished its title defense with a win. Iran’s Mohammad Samad Nikkhah Bahrami was unstoppable in the ...

Oct 2, 2015

Saudi hajj disaster toll rises higher with Iran's 465 dead

The death toll in the Saudi hajj disaster rose sharply Thursday as Iran announced 465 of its pilgrims died in last week’s stampede and crush, nearly doubling its earlier count and likely further straining relations between the two Mideast rivals. And while Saudi officials ...