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Wilmots has to resolve conflict before joining Fenerbahce, says Iran FA
Tehran, April 15 (IANS) Marc Wilmots is set to take charge of Turkish giants Fenerbahce but there is an obstacle before him with an open case with world football governing body FIFA.
2020-04-15
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
Iran urges removal of US sanctions amid COVID-19 spread
Tehran, April 4 (IANS) The US "cruel and illegal" sanctions against Iran have caused difficulties for ordinary Iranians' access to medicine and medical equipment and services amid the COVID-19 spread, Esmaeil Baqaei Hamaneh, Iran's envoy to the UN office in Geneva, said on Friday.
2020-04-04
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu in hospital with coronavirus
Istanbul, March 29 (IANS) Former Turkey goalkeeper Rustu Recber, the country's most capped player, is in a "critical period" in hospital with coronavirus.
2020-03-29
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
Turkish boxers test positive after Tokyo qualifier, IOC draws flak
Istanbul, March 26 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been labelled "irresponsible" after the Turkish Boxing Federation revealed two fighters and a coach who took part in a Tokyo 2020 qualifying event in London earlier this month had since tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-03-26
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Athletics
COVID-19: Death toll rises to 988 in Iran
Tehran, March 17 (IANS) Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education on Tuesday announced that the number of COVID-19 cases in the country has climbed to 16,169 with the death toll reaching 988, Xinhua reported.
2020-03-17
Category: International, Turkey,National
Top Iranian cleric dies of Covid-19, Rouhani condoles death
Tehran, March 16 (IANS) Top Iranian cleric, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Hashem Bathaie Golpayegani, a member of the Assembly of Experts which advises the country's Supreme leader, died of coronavirus on Monday, reports said.
2020-03-16
Category: International, Turkey,National
Iran urges US forces to exit from region
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that the US should end its "illegal" presence in the region.
2020-03-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iranian Ministers turn up masked for cabinet meet
Tehran, March 11 (IANS) All Iranian ministers, save President Hassan Rouhani, turned up wearing face masks at a cabinet meeting here on Wednesday as the country grappled with the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-03-11
Category: International, Turkey,National
Iran frees 54,000 prisoners to curb spread of coronavirus
Tehran, March 4 (IANS) Iran has temporarily set free over 54,000 prisoners to combat the spread of coronavirus.
2020-03-04
Category: International, Turkey,National
Iran rejects US-Taliban peace deal
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said the so-called peace deal between the Taliban and the United States is an attempt by Washington to justify its illegal presence in Afghanistan.
2020-03-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
COVID-19: Death toll reaches 54 in Iran
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) The outbreak of COVID-19 in Iran has affected 987 people, of which 54 had died so far, the Ministry of Health and Medical Education announced on Sunday.
2020-03-01
Category: International, Turkey,National
33 Turkish troops killed in Idlib air strike
Ankara, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 33 Turkish soldiers have been killed in an air strike by Syrian "regime forces" in the war-torn country's Idlib region, a senior Turkish official has said.
2020-02-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Hardliners set to win Iran parliamentary elections
Tehran, Feb 23 (IANS) Hardliners are set to win Iran's parliamentary election, where voting - only 42.6 per cent - was the lowest turnout since the 1979 revolution, reports said on Sunday.1
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Turkey to open 1st-ever space training centre
Ankara, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkey is set to open the country's first-ever space training centre, it was reported.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Road map set for Syria's Idlib, says Erdogan
Ankara, Feb 23 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that a road map on Syria's Idlib was set following his phone calls with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany.
2020-02-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Khamenei votes in Iran's 11th parliamentary elections
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was among the first to cast his ballot in the country's 11th parliamentary elections on Friday, for which voting was underway nationwide.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Campaigning for Iran parliamentary elections begins
Tehran, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran's parliamentary election campaign officially started across the country on Thursday.
2020-02-13
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Turkish, Russian prez discuss tension in Syria's Idlib
Ankara, Feb 12 (IANS) The Russian and Turkish presidents had a phone conversation and discussed the escalation in Idlib in northwestern Syria, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday.
2020-02-12
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran urges US forces to leave Iraq, Syria
Tehran, Feb 9 (IANS) A top advisor to Iran's supreme leader said the US forces should leave Iraq and Syria, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.
2020-02-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran's defence power no threat to any country: Khamenei
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday said Iran's increasing defence power is not a threat to any other country, the media reported.
2020-02-08
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
First-time users beware! Viagra can impair your vision
Istanbul, Feb 7 (IANS) In a warning for first-time Viagra users, a significant study has revealed that the drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction may lead to persistent visual side-effects, such as light sensitivity and colour vision impairment in men who have taken the highest recommended dose of Viagra.
2020-02-07
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ready to cooperate to foil Trump's peace plan: Iran
Tehran, Jan 29 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman on Wednesday said that the Islamic republic is ready to cooperate with regional states to abort US President Donald Trump's so-called peace plan for the Middle East, a media report said.
2020-01-29
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy
Merkel praises Turkey's efforts in hosting Syrian refugees
Istanbul, Jan 24 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said her country appreciates Turkey's efforts in hosting millions of Syrian refugees on its soil.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran open to dialog with all neighbours: Zarif
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has reaffirmed Tehrans readiness for talks with all its neighbours amid the ongoing tensions in the Persian Gulf region.
2020-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Crashed Ukrainian jet's black box still in Iran
Tehran, Jan 20 (IANS) The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly downed near Tehran is still in Iran and no decision has been made to send it abroad, a civil aviation official said.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Top Turkey court lifts Wikipedia ban
Istanbul, Jan 15 (IANS) Turkey's two-and-a-half year block on access to digital encyclopedia Wikipedia has been overturned by the country's Constitutional Court, which has published a detailed ruling on Wednesday in the Official Gazette.
2020-01-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran's only female Olympic medallist says she's defected
Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) Iran's sole female Olympic medallist Kimia Alizadeh announced that she has permanently left her country for Europe.
2020-01-12
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Iran's IRGC accepts responsibility for Ukrainian jet crash (4th Ld)
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the aerospace commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), on Saturday said that the IRGC accepts responsibility for the crash of an Ukrainian plane over Iran's airspace.
2020-01-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran brought down Ukrainian plane, says it was human error (3rd Ld)
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) Iran on Saturday admitted that its armed forces had downed the Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran killing all 176 people on board, adding that it was an "involuntary human error" and those responsible would "immediately" be held accountable.
2020-01-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran's supreme leader urges US to leave region
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called on the US to pull its forces out of region, hours after Iran launched missile attacks on two US military bases in Iraq.
2020-01-08
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
80 US personnel killed in Iran missile attack: IRGC source
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Some 80 US personnel were killed and nearly 200 others injured during Iran's missile attack on the American Ain al-Asad airbase in Iraq on Wednesday, which was launched in retaliation to the killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, an IRGC source has claimed.
2020-01-08
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran blacklists US Pentagon as 'terrorist organization'
Tehran, Jan 7 (IANS) The Iranian Parliament on Tuesday ratified a motion dubbed as "harsh revenge", that considers all members of the US Pentagon and those responsible for the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani as "terrorist forces".
2020-01-07
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Thousands join Soleimani's funeral in his hometown
Kerman (Iran), Jan 7 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of mourners on Tuesday took to the streets of Kerman in Iran, the hometown of Qasem Soleimani, the Iranian Major General who was killed in a US attack, to attend the funeral of the top commander.
2020-01-07
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran 'offers $80mn bounty for Donald Trump'
Tehran, Jan 6 (IANS) Iran has offered an $80 million bounty on US President Donald Trump for the death of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in an American drone strike, a media report said.
2020-01-06
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Hardliner General to replace Soleimani as Quds Force chief
Tehran, Jan 5 (IANS) Esmail Ghaani, a hardline Iranian General, has been appointed by the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as the new chief of the elite Quds Force following the death of its former head Major General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a US airstrike.
2020-01-05
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Soleimani's remains arrive in Iran
Tehran, Jan 5 (IANS) The remains of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in a US airstrike, has arrived in Iran, where he will be laid to rest later this week.
2020-01-05
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US attack kills Iranian General, Khamenei vows revenge (2nd Ld)
Tehran, Jan 3 (IANS) A US attack ordered by President Donald Trump has killed Gen Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC) elite Quds Force, a move that was met with harsh criticism from Tehran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei who has vowed "tough revenge" on Washington in response.
2020-01-03
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
5.8-magnitude earthquake hits Iran
Tehran, Jan 2 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit Iran's Khorasan Razavi province on Thursday, according to the Iranian Seismological Centre.
2020-01-02
Category: International, Turkey,Environment/Wildlife
Iran internet 'disrupted' ahead of Thursday protests
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) Internet services have been disrupted in parts of Iran amid reports that it was being cut off ahead of the planned anti-government protests on Thursday.
2019-12-26
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
7 detained in Istanbul protest against gender violence
Istanbul, Dec 9 (IANS) Seven people were detained during a protest in Istanbul organised by a leading womens rights group calling for an end to gender-based violence in Turkey, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran issues warning to fuel price hike protesters
Tehran, Nov 17 (IANS) The Iranian government has warned that security officials will step up action against protesters who have taken to the streets across the country against the government's decision to ration gasoline and increase petrol prices.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Baghdadi's sister captured by Turkey in Syria: Report
Ankara, Nov 5 (IANS) Turkish officials have claimed that the sister of slain Islamic State (IS) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been captured in northern Syria, a BBC report said on Tuesday.
2019-11-05
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran sends Hormuz peace plan to regional states
Tehran, Nov 3 (IANS) The Iranian Foreign Ministry has said that the country has forwarded a peace plan over the Strait of Hormuz to the regional states, state media reported.
2019-11-03
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
'You killed your creature': Iranian Minister slams Trump
Tehran, Oct 27 (IANS) An Iranian Minister on Sunday hit out at US President Donald Trump, who earlier in the day announced that US Special Forces had cornered and eliminated fugitive IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a raid in Syria, saying the US had only killed its own creation.
2019-10-27
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
US attack threat only a bluff: Iran
Tehran, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's recent threat of a possible military attack on Iran is nothing but a "bluff", Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Thursday.
2019-10-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran welcomes Turkey-Russia deal on Syria
Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday welcomed a recent deal between Turkey and Russia aimed at keeping Kurdish forces away from Syria's border with Turkey.
2019-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Iran urges Turkey to respect Syria's integrity
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran on Monday urged Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
US fails to halt Iran's oil industry development: Minister
Tehran, Oct 20 (IANS) Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the US has failed to exert pressures on Iran through sanctions against the country's oil industry, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
'Turkish President Erdogan binned Trump's letter on Syria'
Istanbul, Oct 17 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put US President Donald Trump's letter, asking him not to "be a tough guy" or a "fool" and warning him he will be viewed as a "devil" if he sends his forces into Syria, into the dustbin, reports said on Thursday.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
In talks with IndiGo to enhance codeshare agreement: Turkish Airlines
Istanbul, Oct 13 (IANS) Global passenger carrier Turkish Airlines wants to expand its codeshare agreement with the largest domestic player IndiGo to expand its India footprint and tap into the rising transfer passenger traffic from the country.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy