Middle East

Iran: President Rouhani's cellphone tapped 'recently'

Senior official charged with fighting sabotage also says that Iran recently neutralised a new version of Stuxnet.

Iranian official: President Rouhani's cellphone tapped 'recently'

Iraq

US shuts down consulate in Basra after 'Iran threats'

The move follows recent rocket attacks that Washington says were directed at the consulate in Basra.

US shuts down consulate in Iraq's Basra citing Iranian 'threats'

Middle East

Iran's Rouhani claims victory in UN battle against Trump

Iran's president is claiming a diplomatic victory following his address at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday.

Opinion

Iran will wait for Trump to lose power

Iran has no reason to talk to a hostile, war-mongering administration which may lose power very soon.

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

by Seyed Hossein Mousavian

Seyed Hossein Mousavian

United Nations

Trump, Rouhani spar in competing UN speeches

US president makes case for Iran's isolation in global trade as his Iranian counterpart denounces US 'recklessness'.

Iran's Rouhani slams US 'economic terrorism' in clash with Trump

Reporter's Notebook

UN General Assembly: Iran, oil, and sanctions

Iranian leaders are interested in preserving the Iran nuclear agreement, despite looming US sanctions on oil sales.

UN General Assembly: Iran, oil, and sanctions

Europe

EU and Iran agree on new payment system to skirt US sanctions

Five world powers and Iran agree to set up legal entity to circumvent US sanctions after Trump pullout from 2015 deal.

Iran

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

At least 29 people were killed and some 70 others wounded in Saturday's attack on a military parade.

Thousands of Iranians attend funeral for Ahvaz attack victims

Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

A 'deadly and unforgiving revenge' for attack that killed 29 people, says Iranian elite force as UAE denies involvement.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

Iran

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Arab separatist al-Ahvaziya group claims responsibility for attack that killed 29 people, including women and children.

Iran blames US and Gulf allies for Ahvaz parade attack

Middle East

Iran: Who carried out the deadly attack in Ahvaz?

Ahvaziya group and ISIL claim role in the attack, while Ayatollah Khamenei blames 'US-backed regimes in the region'.

Battle for Idlib

Idlib: Turkey's ceasefire call rejected by Russia, Iran

Tehran summit on fate of Syria's Idlib ends without agreement as Turkish ceasefire push is rejected by Russia and Iran.

Idlib: Turkey's ceasefire call rejected by Russia, Iran

Iran

Iran's Rouhani questioned in parliament

President Hassan Rouhani blamed Iran's economic woes on an 'American conspiracy' during a grilling by parliament.

Iran's Rouhani questioned in parliament

Iran

'Never again': Zarif calls US group coup attempt bound to fail

On anniversary of US-led 1953 putsch, foreign minister says Washington 'action group' won't topple government in Tehran.

'Never again': Zarif calls US group coup attempt bound to fail

Middle East

The art of the Iranian deal: Will Trump talk to Tehran?

Iranian experts say US needs to deliver confidence-building measures for Tehran to open its doors to negotiations.

The art of the Iranian deal: How Trump can talk to Tehran