Previously, it was thought that the first wine production began around 5,400-5,000 BCE in an area of the Zagros Mountains in Iran.
Boris Johnson is under fire over comments made about British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran.
Tehran has declared three days of mourning as rescue and relief operations continue amid fears of a further rise in the casualty figures.
At least 61 people have died in Iran after a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Halabja, Iraq, close to the border of Iran.
Life of UK mother in Iran, Nazanin Zaghrai-Ratcliffe, endangered after comments by Foreign Secretary, her MP has said.
Jeremy Corbyn has called on Theresa May to sack foreign secretary Boris Johnson following his 'deeply regrettable error' regarding a Briton's detention in Iran.
"It is clear that Saudi Arabia and Saudi officials have declared war on Lebanon and on Hezbollah in Lebanon," Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said.
Nafas shows "the obscene face of war that we should avoid, this is what politicians won't tell you," says director Narges Abyar.
Women's rights campaigners in Iran have released eye-opening footage showing the abuse they receive when refusing to wear a hijab in public as part of the #WhiteWednesday movement.
Iranian leader defends the ballistic missile launch against Saudi Arabia, which was intercepted near Riyadh airport without casualties.
"We have built, are building and will continue to build missiles," he told the Iranian parliament.
Ramli Abdul Majid's body was brought down from a height of 4,300 metres.
The BBC has complained to the United Nations after Iran opened a criminal investigation into more than 150 of the corporation's Persian staff.
The British government has opted for sheepish deference rather than challenging Iranian authorities for imprisoning the charity worker.
Iraq's dramatic move against the Kurds came soon after they had fought side by side to rid the country of Islamic State (Isis/Daesh).
The news comes as US President Donald Trump refused to certify the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which he has continued to describe as a "terrible" deal.
The agreement ,which was spearheaded by Barack Obama, helps to limit Iran's capabilities to create a nuclear weapon.
A report from NBC news said that military advisors were surprised by the president's remarks during the 20 July meeting.
Tehran has promised "crushing" response to Washington if the elite Islamic Revolution of Guards Corps (IRGC) is labelled as a terrorist group.
The holiest day in the Shia calendar is observed on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic year, to mourn the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.