Election fever in Iran has led to a surge in the number of those seeking the top job in the country. More people, among them some big names, have enrolled for the June 14 race when Iran will pick a president in a general election.
The southern Iranian city of Jask in Hormuzgan province has been hit by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake with at least eleven people being injured.
The conflict in Syria dominated talks between Moscow and London with Russia's Putin and Britain's Cameron agreeing to work together on a solution to the crisis.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the situation in Syria is ‘very good,’ as the Syrian army now has control over most parts of the Arab country.
Iran Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani says cooperation between the Islamic Republic and Iraq plays an important role in strengthening regional peace and security.
Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says the country has unveiled its first indigenously developed minesweeping system.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says individual votes determine the fate of an election, adding that the law must be observed in every stage of the electoral process.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast says Israel’s acts of aggression against Syria will not go unanswered and Tel Aviv will receive a “crushing response.”
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemies are seeking to fan the flames of hostility between the Shia and Sunni Muslims by desecrating a holy shrine in Syria.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has condemned the Israeli military aggression against Syria, urging regional countries to stand up against Tel Aviv.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi says Israel launched the recent attack against Syria with the US approval.