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Over 400 killed, thousands wounded as quake rocks Iran-Iraq border

Rescuers were digging through the rubble in a frantic search for survivors after a powerful earthquake rocked a border region between Iran and Iraq killing more than 400 people and leaving thousands injured.

Earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing scores

A strong 7.3-magnitude earthquake has rattled the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing scores.

Iran chess player, banned for not wearing headscarf, defects to US

Iranian chess player Dorsa Derakhshani, who was banned from her local club for taking part in competitions without wearing the required head covering, has joined the US national team.

Iran votes to boost military defence

Iran's parliament has voted in favour of boosting investment in its missile defence and foreign operations programmes

US and Iran in tit-for-tat sanctions over missiles

The US and Iran traded tit-for-tat sanctions on Tuesday over the Islamic State's ballistic missile program

Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

US Supreme Court partially reinstated Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries

Iran fires rockets in ‘revenge’ at Islamic State in Syria

Iran fired rockets on Islamic State forces in Syria Sunday, "revenge" for an attack by the terrorist group in Iran earlier this month

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

US President Donald Trump has told Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that Iran will never have nuclear weapons.

Iran coal mine explosion kills 35: state media

An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 35 workers and injured scores, state media reported.