Daesh growing, taking hostages in US-controlled parts of Syria: Russian leader

Tehran (KNA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that Daesh is expanding its presence in the Syrian regions controlled by Washington and its allied Kurdish militants, revealing that the Takfiri terror outfit has managed to take hundreds of people hostage in those areas, including the US’s own citizens.

10/19/2018 5:46:00 AM

Saudi looking for bin Salman replacement: Report

Tehran (KNA) - Having found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s antics too costly for its already stained reputation, Saudi Arabia’s ruling family is looking to replace the young prince with his less ambitious brother, Khalid, a new report suggests.

10/19/2018 5:39:00 AM

Iran must not look to West on path of progress: Leader

Tehran (KNA) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Iranian nation should look to countries in the East on its path of scientific progress, because relying on Western states will not contribute to the country's growth.

10/17/2018 6:07:00 PM

UAE charges British student with ‘spying’

Tehran (KNA) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has charged a British Ph.D. student with “spying,” five months after he was detained and reportedly held in solitary confinement in the Persian Gulf Arab country.

10/16/2018 3:42:00 PM

Iran: Trump ‘hooliganism’ will not lower oil prices

Tehran (KNA) - Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says there is no spare capacity left for oil producers to pump more, dismissing US President Donald Trump’s pressure on OPEC to ramp up output to bring down prices.

10/16/2018 3:35:00 PM