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Iran rejects U.S. Mideast peace plan at Quds Day rally

May 31, 2019 - 11:35 PM

During Quds Day commemorations, demonstrators burn US and Israeli flags and effigies of US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

QUDS DAY. Iranians burn an effigy of US President Donald Trump during a parade marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) International Day in Tehran on May 31, 2019. AFP photo

Mammoth crowds mark 40th anniversary of Iran revolution

Feb 11, 2019 - 10:14 PM

'The presence of people today on the streets all over Islamic Iran... means that the enemy will never reach its evil objectives,' says President Hassan Rouhani, decrying a 'conspiracy' involving Washington

40TH ANNIVERSARY. A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidency on February 11, 2019 shows President Hassan Rouhani addressing crowds during a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution in the capital Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) square. Photo by HO/Iranian Presidency/AFP

Iran starts voting in parliament election run-offs

Apr 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Iran s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged strong turnout and has said that the voting on Friday April 29 is no less important than the first round

ELECTIONS. In this file photo, an Iranian woman fills in her ballot paper in the last minutes of voting in the parliamentary and Experts Assembly election at a polling station at Ershad Mosque in Tehran, Iran, February 26, 2016. File photo by Abedin Taherkenareh /EPA

Grandson of Iran's Khomeini excluded from elections – family

Jan 26, 2016 - 4:53 PM

Hassan Khomeini a 43 year old cleric with close ties to Iranian reformists was not verified as having sufficient religious competence by the Guardian Council

DISQUALIFIED. Hassan Khomeini, the grandson of late Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, speaks to media in Tehran, Iran, December 18, 2015. Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iran arrests 11 over SMS Khomeini insults: report

Sep 22, 2014 - 10:26 PM

On Saturday Iran s judiciary issued a one month ultimatum for the government to ban such social networking apps in a move that would boost existing restrictions on Internet use