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January 7, 2022, 12:37 PM

Iran displays missiles amid nuclear talks with world powers

Iran is displaying three ballistic missiles at an outdoor prayer esplanade in central Tehran as talks in Vienna aimed at reviving Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers flounder
January 7, 2022, 12:37 PM
Iran displays missiles amid nuclear talks with world powers
January 6, 2022, 1:18 PM

Iran holds mass funeral for '80s war dead amid nuclear talks

Thousands of mourners have poured into the streets of Iranian cities for the mass funeral of 250 victims of the Iran-Iraq war — remains recently recovered in a testament to the brutal conflict’s scale and enduring legacy after 35 years
January 6, 2022, 1:18 PM
Iran holds mass funeral for '80s war dead amid nuclear talks
January 4, 2022, 9:54 AM

US-led coalition: Attack with 2 armed drones foiled in Iraq

A U.S.-led coalition official in Iraq says two explosives-laden drones that targeted a military base housing U.S. troops in western Anbar province have been destroyed
January 4, 2022, 9:54 AM
US-led coalition: Attack with 2 armed drones foiled in Iraq
January 4, 2022, 9:28 AM

Canada court: Iran should pay families over plane shootdown

A court in Canada has ruled that Iran should pay $107 million in damages.
January 4, 2022, 9:28 AM
Canada court: Iran should pay families over plane shootdown
December 31, 2021, 3:31 AM

Iran launches rocket into space amid Vienna nuclear talks

It's unclear if any of the objects entered orbit around the Earth.
December 31, 2021, 3:31 AM
Iran state TV says Tehran launches rocket into space
December 25, 2021, 8:34 PM

Report: Truck crashes into bus in Iran, killing 10 people

Iranian media are reporting that a road accident in the country's southwest has killed at least 10 people
December 25, 2021, 8:34 PM
December 24, 2021, 4:01 PM

Iran says it fired 16 ballistic missiles during annual drill

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has fired more than a dozen of surface-to-surface ballistic missiles
December 24, 2021, 4:01 PM
1 month ago

Iran's Guard fires cruise missiles in military exercise

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has fired cruise missiles during a major military exercise across the country’s south
1 month ago
Iran's Guard fires cruise missiles in military exercise
1 month ago

Iran's Revolutionary Guard holds military drill amid tension

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is staging a major military exercise across the country’s south amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program
1 month ago
Iran's Revolutionary Guard holds military drill amid tension
1 month ago

Satellite images, expert suggest Iranian space launch coming

Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue.
1 month ago
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Iran talks chair sees new 'sense of purpose' as talks resume

Negotiations between Iran and world powers aimed at salvaging a tattered 2015 nuclear deal have resumed in Vienna, with tensions high after Tehran made demands last week that European countries strongly criticized
1 month ago
Talks on Iran nuclear deal resume in Vienna amid tensions
1 month ago

As Iran nuclear talks hit snags, Israel seeks harder US line

The long-delayed resumption of nuclear talks with Iran has gotten off to a rough start
1 month ago
Israel urges hard line against Iran at nuclear talks
2 months ago

Iran returns to negotiations, with a nuclear crisis still looming large for Biden

Iran returned to negotiations over its nuclear program on Monday -- meeting for the first time in over five months.
2 months ago
Iran returns to negotiations, with a nuclear crisis still looming large for Biden
2 months ago

UN nuclear watchdog chief presses for more access in Iran

The head of the United Nations’ atomic watchdog is meeting with Iranian officials to press for greater access in the Islamic Republic
2 months ago
UN nuclear watchdog chief presses for more access in Iran
2 months ago

Iran says 44 million fully vaccinated, half its population

Iran says it has now fully vaccinated 44 million people, which is more than half of its population of 85 million
2 months ago
Iran says 44 million fully vaccinated, half its population
2 months ago

Iranian nationals charged in campaign to undermine 2020 US election

The Iranians claimed to be a group of Proud Boys volunteers, according to the indictment.
2 months ago
Iranian nationals charged in campaign to undermine 2020 US election
2 months ago

Iran-backed hackers accused of targeting critical US sectors

An advisory issued by officials in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia warns that hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a “broad range of victims” inside the U.S. with ransomware and other malicious cyber activity
2 months ago
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UN atomic watchdog: Iran further raising nuclear stockpile

The United Nations' atomic watchdog says it believes Iran has further increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium in breach of a 2015 accord with world powers
2 months ago
UN atomic watchdog: Iran further raising nuclear stockpile
2 months ago

Iran bans newspaper that linked supreme leader to poverty

Iran’s judicial authorities have reportedly banned a newspaper for publishing a front-page graphic that appeared to show Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s hand drawing the poverty line
2 months ago
Iran bans newspaper that linked supreme leader to poverty
2 months ago

Iran begins annual war games ahead of nuke talks with West

State TV says Iran’s military has begun its annual war games in a coastal area of the Gulf of Oman, less than a month before upcoming nuclear talks with the West
2 months ago
Iran begins annual war games ahead of nuke talks with West
2 months ago

Iran says has enriched over 210 kilograms of uranium to 20%

Iran’s atomic agency says that its stockpile of 20% enriched uranium has reached over 210 kilograms (463 pounds), the latest defiant move ahead of upcoming nuclear talks with the West
2 months ago
Iran says has enriched over 210 kilograms of uranium to 20%
2 months ago

Iran marks anniversary of 1979 takeover of US Embassy

Thousands of Iranians have gathered on the streets of Tehran for the anniversary
2 months ago
Iran marks anniversary of 1979 takeover of US Embassy
2 months ago

Vietnam seeks information from Iran about seized oil tanker

Vietnam is seeking more information about a Vietnamese oil tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while vowing to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship's crew members
2 months ago
Vietnam seeks information from Iran about seized oil tanker
2 months ago

A public suicide in Iran spotlights anguish over economy

The son of an Iranian war hero burned himself to death.
2 months ago
A public suicide in Iran spotlights anguish over economy
2 months ago

Talks over Iran's nuclear program scheduled to resume Nov. 29 amid high tensions

If they go ahead as scheduled, the indirect talks will be the first meetings in over five months and the first under the new government.
2 months ago
Talks over Iran's nuclear program scheduled to resume Nov. 29 amid high tensions
3 months ago

American B-1B bomber flies over Mideast amid Iran tensions

The U.S. Air Force has flown a B-1B strategic bomber over key maritime chokepoints in the Mideast with allies including Israel
3 months ago
American B-1B bomber flies over Mideast amid Iran tensions
3 months ago

US hits Iran with sanctions ahead of key nuke talks meeting

The United States has hit Iran with a fresh set of sanctions as President Joe Biden prepares for a key weekend meeting with European leaders to discuss the possible resumption of nuclear talks with the Islamic Republic
3 months ago
US hits Iran with sanctions ahead of key nuke talks meeting
3 months ago

Iran will resume indirect talks with US to revive nuclear deal, top negotiator says

Iran has agreed to restart negotiations over its nuclear program next month, its chief negotiator said Wednesday.
3 months ago
Iran will resume indirect talks with US to revive nuclear deal, top negotiator says
3 months ago

Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across country

A cyberattack has crippled gas stations across Iran, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines
3 months ago
Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across country
3 months ago

Iran provincial governor slapped in a rare security breach

He was slapped in the face by an angry man during his inauguration.
3 months ago
3 months ago

With region on edge, Iran kicks off annual air defense drill

Iran has kicked off a massive, two-day air defense drill in the country’s sprawling central desert in another show of force by the Islamic Republic
3 months ago
3 months ago

Iranian authority mandates pregnant women be reported to prevent 'criminal abortions'

From Texas to Tehran, women have been fighting to protect their right to have an abortion -- some by taking over the streets and others by taking over social media.
3 months ago
Iranian authority mandates pregnant women be reported to prevent 'criminal abortions'
4 months ago

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says 2 members killed in fire

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says two of its members died from injuries they suffered in an unexplained fire the day before
4 months ago
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says 2 members killed in fire
4 months ago

Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon'

Iran’s new foreign minister says the country will return to nuclear negotiations “very soon."
4 months ago
Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon'
4 months ago

US implores Iran to return to nuke talks without delay

The Biden administration is imploring Iran to quickly return to talks on its nuclear program after a three-month hiatus caused by its government transition
4 months ago
4 months ago

Iran says UN atomic agency head arriving in Tehran for talks

He'll meet Iran's vice-president and head of the country’s atomic organization.
4 months ago
4 months ago

Tehran gets new hard-line mayor after ministry approval

Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s Interior Ministry has approved a new hard-line mayor for the capital, Tehran, after a city council election
4 months ago
5 months ago

Iran to investigate videos showing torture, inhumane conditions in prison

Former inmates at Iran’s Evin Prison describe a climate of brutality and punishment after hackers reportedly leaked videos showing torture and inhumane conditions.
5 months ago
Iran to investigate videos showing torture, inhumane conditions in prison
5 months ago

Iran and Syria vow to confront U.S. sanctions

They vowed to take "mighty steps," saying their relations will strengthen.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Biden tells Israeli PM he'll try diplomacy first with Iran

President Joe Biden has told Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett that diplomacy was his first option, but that he would consider other options if his effort to revive the Iran nuclear deal fails
5 months ago
5 months ago

Iran official acknowledges videos of Evin prison abuse real

The head of Iran’s prison system has acknowledged that videos purportedly obtained by a self-described hacker group that show abuses at the Islamic Republic’s notorious Evin prison were real
5 months ago
5 months ago

Leaked footage shows grim conditions in Iran's Evin prison

An online account of hackers shared footage of Iran's notorious Evin prison.
5 months ago
5 months ago

Iran facing its deadliest coronavirus surge after banning import on US vaccines

Iranians have criticized the government on social media for banning the importation of western produced vaccines as the country faces its deadliest surge.
5 months ago
Iran facing coronavirus surge after banning import on US vaccines
5 months ago

Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further

A new bill designed to restrict access to social media applications in Iran is stirring anxiety among young Iranians, social media users and business owners
5 months ago
Iranians fear new bill will restrict internet even further
6 months ago

US, UK and Israel blame Iran for ship attack; Tehran denies

The United States has joined the United Kingdom and Israel in accusing Iran of carrying out a deadly drone strike that killed two aboard a tanker off Oman
6 months ago
6 months ago

Outgoing Iran president says government not always truthful

President Hassan Rouhani says the government is not always truthful.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Iran's top leader says he understands protests over drought

Iran’s Supreme Leader leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he understands protesters’ anger over a drought in the country’s southwest, as a fourth death related to ongoing demonstrations there was reported
6 months ago
6 months ago

Iran imposes week-long lockdown of Tehran as virus surges

Iran has imposed a week-long lockdown on the capital, Tehran, and the surrounding region as the country struggles with another surge in the coronavirus pandemic
6 months ago
6 months ago

US hits Iran for delay in nuclear and prisoner swap talks

The Biden administration accuses Iran of delaying a proposed prisoner swap.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Desperate for vaccines amid surge, Iranians flock to Armenia

A surge of new infections in is Iran fueled by the fast-spreading delta variant.
6 months ago