Iran

European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

Iran and other signatories to the JCPOA say they will remain committed to the nuclear deal, despite US withdrawal.

European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

United States

Obama on Iran deal: US turns its back on closest allies

Ex-US president says leaving Iran nuclear deal, which is clearly working, turns Washington's back on its closest allies.

Obama reacts to Trump's pullout from Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump

Trump declares US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Last-ditch efforts by European allies fail to persuade US president to not pull out from landmark 2015 agreement.

Iran

Rouhani: US withdrawal from nuclear deal unacceptable

Iranian president says US does not 'respect international agreements', slams Washington's 'empty signatures'.

Iran

Iran defiant ahead of Trump decision on nuclear deal

US president set to make an announcement on the nuclear deal as Iran's president tries to calm nerves over the decision.

Middle East

Rouhani: US to face historic regret if nuclear deal ends

Iranian president says Tehran is ready to confront any decision by Trump, who said he would withdraw from the agreement.

Rouhani: US to face historic regret if nuclear deal ends

Iran

Rouhani rejects ban on Telegram app

Court in Tehran ordered telecoms companies to block messaging app Telegram that has roughly 80 million users in Iran.

Iran's Rouhani condemns court order to block Telegram app

Iran

'Huge step backwards': Iran Telegram ban sparks anger

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

Telegram shutdown sparks anger in Iran

Iran

Rouhani lashes out at Trump, says no changes to nuclear deal

Iranian president rejects Emmanuel Macron's suggestion of a new agreement with Tehran during talks with US president.

Rouhani lashes out at Trump, says no changes to nuclear deal

Opinion

Is a military coup possible in Iran?

IRGC staff changes and talk of the merits of a 'military president' suggest that a coup might be under consideration.

Saeid Golkar

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Iran

Iran to Trump: Stay in nuclear deal or 'face severe consequences'

President Rouhani warns that White House failure to uphold Iran nuclear deal would prompt firm reaction from Tehran.

Iran to Trump: Stay in nuclear deal or 'face severe consequences'

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

Iran

Putin: Further Syria strikes to cause chaos in international ties

Russian president tells Iranian counterpart that US-led attacks damage prospects for political reconciliation in Syria.

Putin: Further Syria strikes to cause chaos in international ties

Iran

Iran says it can enrich uranium to 20 percent in days

President Rouhani says Iran's nuclear industry is advancing, but vows to stick with the 2015 deal with world powers.

Iran says it can enrich uranium to 20 percent in days

Turkey

Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta

Turkish president says Ankara and Moscow will coordinate over project, after meeting Russian and Iranian counterparts.

Turkey, Russia 'to build hospital' for Syrians fleeing E Ghouta