Saeed Jalili

Saeed Jalili

Middle East

Iran: Rouhani rejects top diplomat Zarif's resignation

Iranian president says resignation of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif would not be in the interest of the country.

Iran: Rouhani rejects top diplomat Zarif's resignation

Iran

Zarif's sudden offer to resign rattles Iran, Rouhani yet to reply

President Rouhani is yet to accept his foreign minister's resignation, a move that could undermine fragile nuclear deal.

Zarif's sudden offer to resign rattles Iran, Rouhani yet to reply

Middle East

Iran marks 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution

President Rouhani leads the rain-soaked commemoration in Tehran and vows to continue the country's missile programme.

Iran marks 40th anniversary of Islamic revolution

Arts & Culture

Iran artist puts spotlight on water shortage through music

Electronic musician Saba Alizadeh hosts shows at dried-up reservoirs to call attention to growing scarcity of water.

Iran artist puts spotlight on water shortage through music

Iran

Telegram shutdown sparks anger in Iran

Court ruling banning popular messaging app met annoyance among its tens of million of users in the country.

Telegram shutdown sparks anger in Iran

Women's Rights

Anger in Iran as 'morality police' scuffle video goes viral

Clip of young woman being beaten by officers during argument over headscarf seen as reflection of recurrent struggle.

Anger in Iran as 'morality police' scuffle video goes viral

Business & Economy

Iran to replace US dollar with euro in financial reports

Amid currency crisis, switch is aimed at circumvent restrictions on accessing US dollar and prevent market instability.

Iran to replace US dollar with euro in financial reports

Iran

Iran scrambles to halt rial's slide amid threat of US sanctions

Iran announces to enforce a 42,000-rial exchange rate after the rial hit an all-time low against the dollar on Monday.

Iran scrambles to halt rial's slide amid threat of US sanctions

Iran

Iran's Ahmadinejad: From populist president to oppositionist

Controversial former president takes on the Supreme Leader and calls for new presidential and parliamentary elections.

Iran's Ahmadinejad: From populist president to oppositionist

Iran

Currency devaluation against US dollar rattles Iran

Central bank announces new monetary measures to halt drop of rial, as authorities crack down on black-market exchange.

Currency devaluation against US dollar rattles Iran

Iran

Q&A: 'This is a fight among Iran's ruling factions'

Saeed Laylaz, former adviser to reformist leader Khatami, discusses the causes and possible effect of ongoing protests.

Q&A: 'This is a fight among Iran's ruling factions'

Iran

'It gets tense': Concerns as Tehran braces for fresh rallies

As anti-establishment protests continue, residents and business owners in Tehran express worry about the unrest's effect.

'It gets tense': Concerns as Tehran braces for fresh rallies