Russia is not a member of OPEC but has agreed to reduce its output by a maximum of 300,000 barrels per day.
Thousands of people have staged protest rallies across the globe to vent frustration at the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.
The year 2016 is officially announced as the warmest year on record.
The Iranian president tested products manufactured by three knowledge-based companies.
Prime Minister Abe will soon seek to impose a cap on the number of overtime hours employees can work.
The Iranian men’s national futsal team will play four exhibition games against Croatia and Uzbekistan in April.
OPEC's new monthly report showed the total output fell by 221,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 33.1 million bpd from November.
Iran’s national under-17 football team defeats India 1-0 at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
With only days left of his administration, US President Barack Obama pays $500 million for a UN program to help poor countries cut their greenhouse gases in a fight for a better climate worldwide.
A new UN report says sluggish world growth threatens to disrupt UN's plan to end poverty.
General Motors joins other companies including Ford to announce plans to create jobs in the US.
President Xi tells the World Economic Forum that blaming the world's problems on economic globalization is counterproductive.
Lebanese footballer Rabih Atayah has signed with Iran’s Zob Ahan Isfahan Football Club for a season and a half.
Mehran Hatami has been appointed the new head coach of Iran men's national basketball team.
Oxfam voices alarm over the widening economic gap between the world’s super-rich and the poorest.
Iran’s national under-17 football team loses to Azerbaijan 0-1 at the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Iranian athlete Mostafa Dalirian has been named the world's best kurash wrestler for the year 2016.
Famous Iranian Mir Saeid Marouf Lakrani has been suspended indefinitely for offending a referee supervisor at the end of a national match.
Iranian international striker Karim Ansarifard has joined the Greek club Olympiacos on a three-and-a-half-year contract.
Iran national under-17 football team downs Moldova 5-0 in the group stage of the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament in Russia.
Iran’s national football team has maintained its position as Asia’s best-ranked squad in the latest FIFA rankings.
According to the US Justice Department, the car parts maker has already pleaded guilty to a single criminal charge.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the recent plunge in the value of the lira is a result of a conspiracy to weaken the country.
Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says the kingdom has reduced its oil production to less than 10 million barrels a day – the lowest level in two years.
Gold has hit highest level since December 5 amid concerns over weaker dollar and Brexit.
The new UN chief urges a whole new approach to prevent war and promote peace instead of focusing on responding to crises.
A new report warns about consequences of US-China trade tensions for global economy.
Turkey's central bank has adopted new measures to stop lira further falling.
Former Iran men’s national football team and Persepolis club defender Kazem Seyyed Alikhani has died at the age of 62 in Tehran.
Iranian alpine skiers collect six medals at the first edition of the World Alpine Skiing and World Para Snowboard Competitions in the country.
The blaze broke out at Qasr al-Awliya Hotel in the holy Iraqi city of Karbala.
The Iranian men’s national indoor field hockey team registers an impressive 15-3 win in the Croatia Indoor Cup 2017.
Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Ghasem Rezaei stays put as the world’s third best athlete in the 98-kilogram weight class.
Iran men’s national A Behcup team finishes the champion of Behcup International Competitions; the cup of peace and friendship, in Mashhad.
The new UN secretary general vows to combat sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers.
China’s foreign exchange reserves dropped by $320 billion in 2016 with Chinese authorities seeking to support the yuan against a soaring dollar.
Hundreds of Iranian citizens and sports officials commemorate the 49th death anniversary of late Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti.
Iranian freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani Charati has claimed the top spot in the United World Wrestling (UWW) final rankings for 2016.
Four people are killed and four others injured in a 5.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted rural areas in southern Iran.
Iranian basketball coach Mehran Shahintab has been appointed as the acting head coach of Iran men’s basketball team.
Iranian soccer referee Mohsen Torky has ended his officiating career after more than 16 years.
US automaker will cancel a planned factory in Mexico under harsh criticism from President-elect Donald Trump.
The International Sepaktakraw Federation (ISTAF) picks Sohrab Azad as a new member of its disciplinary committee.
Kazakhstan has lifted visa requirements for many countries to boos tourism.
Most of the European and Asian stock markets have risen in the early days of 2017.
Iran will host the 7th edition of Asian Taekwondo Clubs Championships in mid-April.
The World Archery Federation picked Iranian female Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati as the second-best performer of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Iranian Woman Grandmaster Sarasadat Khademalsharieh has been promoted to the 28th spot in the latest FIDE world rankings.
The Chaldean Catholic Archbishop of Tehran says Christians live in peace and security in the Islamic Republic.
Iranian mixed martial artist Amir Aliakbari finishes vice champion of the Rizin 2016 Openweight World Grand Prix in Japan.
The national Iranian girls’ U-18 volleyball team has suffered its third straight defeat during its training tour in Slovenia.
Major cities across the world usher in the year 2017 with festivities and beefed-up security.
In his first address as Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, appeals to world citizens to work toward peace.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Basketball Federation has proposed a kit for female Muslim athletes to FIBA.
Iranian Pahlavani wrestler Jaber Sadeqzadeh has claimed Iran’s “Champion of Year” title.
China says its domestically developed Ebola vaccine is a major medical breakthrough.
Iranians react bitterly to photos of homeless people living in empty graves outside the capital.
The IRIVF is in talks with three candidates to pick a head coach for Iran national volleyball team.
Iranian heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler Bashir Babajanzadeh Darzi has been hit with a four-year ban by the United World Wrestling.
Official data show that Japans' consumer prices fell for 9th straight month in November.
Iran sends two consignments of relief aid weighing 70 tonnes to people in Syria’s recently-liberated city of Aleppo.
Russia’s fourth largest oil producer has decided to decrease planned oil production for 2017.
The UWW accepted a proposal by Iran to allow female athletes from Muslim nations to adhere to Islamic dress code in international tournaments.
A fan of Esteghlal Tehran soccer club dies after suffering a heart attack while celebrating a late equalizer against Sepahan.
Iranian and Lebanese beach soccer teams are going to play two friendly matches within the next few days.
Junior Iranian boxers earned the four bronzes at the 2016 Agalarov Cup Youth Boxing Tournament in Azerbaijan.
Worshipers around the world mark the birth of Jesus Christ, as conflicts and terror attacks continue to grip the world.
Tehran’s Air Quality Index was reported at 154 on Saturday and declared as “unhealthy” for people of all ages and health conditions.
Britain could be forced to pay former EU workers over 62 billion dollars in pensions as soon as Prime Minister Theresa May begins the official two-year Brexit negotiation process.
Iran U-17 football team has been drawn in Group D of the 2017 Granatkin Memorial International Youth Football Tournament.
Iran’s men’s national soccer team has climbed one position in the December 2016 edition of FIFA rankings to land in the 29th spot in the world.
Crude prices have edged up ahead of the Christmas with the global markets waiting to see how OPEC’s planned output cuts will affect oil prices in 2017.
Saudi Arabia has projected an increased spending in its budget for 2017 but has slightly reduced its military budget.
The Italian government has approved a bailout plan to rescue the country's struggling banks including the world’s oldest surviving bank - Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS).
Iran plans to launch three more satellites into orbit, the minister of communications says.
Iranian female referee Saltanat Norouzi and lineswoman Samaneh Mohseni have officiated a 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification match.
The Iranian Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has banned athletes and sports delegations from traveling to Turkey.
A new poll suggests that US Muslims and Hindus are more likely to intervene if they come across a situation, in which someone is being victimized.
Egypt arrests a group of five people caught producing fake pictures of Syria’s Aleppo in Port Said.
With just one week in power, the Italian new government is seeking to increase sovereign debt to support the country's fragile banking system.
Etihad airline has laid off an unknown number of its staff amid a weakened global economy.
A new study says China is set to face economic challenges next year including low growth.
National Iranian men's and women's badminton teams pull out of Istanbul matches over the number of injured players and camp situation.
Reporters Without Borders says Syria and Afghanistan accounted for the highest number of fatalities among journalists this year.
Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club selects Oman as the neutral venue to host its 2017 AFC Champions League matches against Iranian clubs.
Iran proposes World Solidarity for Wrestling tournaments to the United World Wrestling.
A report says Saudi Arabia may stop new investments in the US because of shifts in the American political landscape.
The Iranian and Uzbek football federations have agreed to bring forward the date of 2018 FIFA World Cup round three qualifying match by one day.
Police forces in the US state of New York mistake a mannequin, sitting in the car of a citizen, for a woman frozen to death.
Iranian female badminton player Soraya Aghaei Hajiagha earns bronze in the Nepal International Badminton Series 2016.
The Islamic Republic of Iran will host Freestyle World Cup and Greco-Roman World Cup 2017 early next year.