Zein Basravi

Zein Basravi

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Iran defeat Morocco

A cinema in Tehran showing the World Cup game against Morocco has sold out with fans eager to see their national team compete at the highest level.

World Cup 2018: Iran defeat Morocco

World Cup 2018

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry

Iran has managed to qualify for the World Cup, a win in itself for many, but political rivalries are obvious when fans watch the matches.

Iran: Football World Cup, female fans and Saudi Arabian rivalry

Middle East

The impact of sanctions on ordinary Iranians

With the value of its currency falling against the dollar, Iranians are growing worried for the future of their economy amid rising unemployment and threat of renewed sanctions.

The impact of sanctions on ordinary Iranians

Politics

Iranians don't trust Trump

Iranians watched as the world turned its attention away from Iran's imagined nuclear weapons to North Korea's real ones.

Iranians don't trust Trump

Middle East

Iran on Trump-Kim summit: 'North Korea should act with caution'

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has stressed that 'the nature of the US government is not such that one can be optimistic about it'.

Iran on Trump-Kim summit: 'North Korea should act with caution'

Middle East

Qatar blockade: Surge in food imports from Iran

People living in Qatar are unlikely to forget the neighbours willing to lend a hand when they needed it most.

Qatar blockade: Surge in food imports from Iran

Middle East

Iranians fear war of words with US could trigger conflict

Iranians are worried that new US sanctions will bring more economic malaise, but that is not all they are worried about.

Iranians fear war of words with US could trigger conflict

Middle East

Iran slams US over threat of 'strongest sanctions in history'

Condemnation follows Washington's new demands over Tehran's nuclear programme.

Iran slams US over threat of 'strongest sanctions in history'

Middle East

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

US determination to leave behind 2015 nuclear deal and pursue a harder line leaves Islamic Republic with no easy options.

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

Middle East

Palestine rally: Iran protest against Israel's Gaza killings

Hundreds of Iranians gathered in a demonstration against both the United States, for moving their embassy to Jerusalem, and Israel, for killing unarmed Palestinians.

Palestine rally: Iran protest against Israel's Gaza killings

Iran

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

Iranian leaders under increasing pressure to ensure the economy does not relapse following Trump's Iran deal withdrawal.

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

Middle East

Iran nuclear deal: Iranians worry about impact of US sanctions

Iranians are bracing themselves for the possibility of more hardship from sanctions following US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the deal.

Iran nuclear deal: Iranians worry about impact of US sanctions