Iran is a country located in the Middle East and borders Armenia, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey and Turkmenistan. It currently has a population of 78 million according the CIA World Factbook. Tehran is the capital and the official language is Persian.
UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
The head of the U.N's International Atomic Energy Agency says the inspections regimen put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money
Iran says renewing UN special rapporteur mandate 'spiteful'
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as "selective and spiteful" the U.N. Human Rights Council's resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran
The Latest: Meeting with Iraqis, Trump criticizes Iran deal
President Donald Trump is telling a delegation from Iraq that "nobody" can figure out why President Barack Obama signed a nuclear agreement with Iran
Iran's top leader faults government's progress on economy
Iran's supreme leader has suggested the government has fallen short in its efforts to improve the economy as moderate President Hassan Rouhani prepares to campaign for re-election in May
Daughter of late Iran president gets 6-month prison sentence
A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that the daughter of the late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has been sentenced to six months in prison for "spreading lies against the judiciary."
Iranians to resume hajj in Saudi Arabia after 2016 boycott
Iran says it has reached an agreement with Saudi Arabia for 85,000 Iranian pilgrims to attend the hajj after Tehran boycotted last year's annual Muslim pilgrimage
Canine shelter takes on Tehran stray dog problem _ humanely
Tehran government hires dog shelter to deal more humanely with burgeoning problem of strays in Iranian capital
Iranian news agency: 2 nationals charged with spying
Iran's official news agency is reporting that authorities have detained two Iranian nationals and charged them with spying
Iran sentences a son of an opposition leader to 6 months
Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that a son of an Iranian opposition leader has been sentenced to six months in jail on charges of distributing propaganda against the government