Iran, Azerbaijan to hold joint naval drills in Caspian Sea

Tehran (KNA) - Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces, announced the development of defense and military relations between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, adding "based on an agreement signed by all the Caspian coastal countries, including Azerbaijan, the two countries will hold joint naval drills in the Sea."

1/18/2019 9:33:00 AM

Explosion, gunshots rock Kenyan capital

Tehran (KNA) - An explosion and gunfire have been reported in the Kenyan capital, leaving at least seven people dead, with al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants claiming responsibility for the attack.

1/15/2019 11:23:00 PM

Iran launches satellite into space

Tehran (KNA) - Iran has launched a domestically-built satellite into space with an aim to collect environmental information to boost the country's forecasting system; however, technical problems that occurred during the final stage of the launch prevented the spacecraft from reaching orbit.

1/15/2019 11:19:00 PM

UK summons Iran's ambassador over Nazanin Zaghari's case

Tehran (KNA) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Monday summoned Iran’s ambassador to London Hamid Baeidinejad over the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, an Iranian journalist convicted of spying and other subversive actions.

1/14/2019 7:46:00 PM

Rouhani: US, allies' schemes will be frustrated

Tehran (KNA) - President Hassan Rouhani has assured the Iranian nation that Iran is the party that will eventually emerge victorious from the ongoing campaign of sanctions and pressure that the country has been subjected to by the United States and its allies.

1/14/2019 7:40:00 PM

Rumors on Hassan Nasrallah heart attack dismissed

Tehran (KNA) - The Special Assistant to the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has strongly dismissed the rumors over the cardiac problem of Secretary General of Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah.

1/13/2019 4:46:00 PM