Turkey

Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms

Ankara 'expects' US to grant it waivers from US sanctions related to Iranian oil and Russian air defences.

Turkey eyes US sanctions waivers on Iran oil, Russia arms

Iran

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Officials say 725 bridges destroyed, 14,000km of roads damaged, as six more people confirmed dead in the southwest.

Iran suffers '$2bn in damages' as flood toll continues to rise

Iran

Iranian who removed headscarf pardoned from year in prison

Lawyer of Vida Movahed says court sentenced her in March after finding her guilty of encouraging public 'corruption'.

Iranian who removed headscarf pardoned from year in prison

Middle East

Iranians protest US blacklisting of Revolutionary Guard Corps

Burning US flags, Iranians rallied after Friday prayers against the US's decision to blacklist the country's elite forces as a foreign 'terrorist' organisation.

Iran

Iran floods: Sanctions hamper relief efforts

A race against time, more heavy rain forecast for Iran as it battles to recover from flooding.

Middle East

Iran welcomes Egypt's reported withdrawal from 'Arab NATO' plan

Cairo's rejection of US-led security initiative will be welcome in Tehran if confirmed, Iran's foreign ministry says.

Iran welcomes Egypt's reported withdrawal from 'Arab NATO' plan

Opinion

Is Trump a King Cyrus or a Queen Esther?

And is he really a saviour of the Jewish people from the Iranian 'menace'?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Iran

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for 'natural disasters' fund

Despite flooding that has killed 70, Iran's efforts to establish an insurance fund are hampered by a lack of resources.

Iran: Deadly floods highlight need for 'natural disasters' fund

Middle East

US 'terror' listing: Iran vows response to 'vicious move'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani reject US designation.

Inside Story

Why is the US calling Iran's Revolutionary Guard 'terrorists'?

Iran labels Washington's unprecedented decision against a foreign government institution a 'mistake'.

Hassan Rouhani

Defiant Rouhani says IRGC blacklisting a 'mistake'

Tehran declares the US 'state sponsor of terrorism' in tit-for-tat move, while Rouhani vows to defend the elite forces.

Iran

Iran responds in kind to Trump's IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Tehran calls US 'state sponsor of terrorism' after Washington's unprecedented step against a foreign gov't institution.

Iran responds in kind to Trump's IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Iran

US labels Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps a 'terror group'

Iran responded to the US move by calling US forces in the region 'terrorist groups', Iranian state TV reported.

US labels Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps a 'terror group'

Iran

Iran rebukes US over rumoured IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Move by Washington to blacklist elite security organisation would draw reciprocal action, officials in Tehran say.

Iran rebukes US over rumoured IRGC 'terrorist' designation

Iran

Mass evacuations in Iran amid fresh flood warnings

Fresh flooding may affect 400,000 people in southern Iran, officials say, after 70 people were killed by rising waters.