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Protests triggered by rising food prices spread in Iran

May 14, 2022 1:43 pm

Security forces attacked protesters with batons and tear gas and shot bullets in the air in several cities, according to activists, videos shared online and Persian news channels.

Explained: Who is the Swedish doctor facing execution in Iran?

May 12, 2022 1:44 pm

Iran is scheduled to put to death Ahmad Reza Jalali, a Swedish doctor, by May 21. Here's a look at the forces at play in Jalali's case.

Iran imposes sanctions on 15 U.S. officials as nuclear talks stall

April 09, 2022 4:22 pm

Almost all the officials named served during Trump's administration which imposed sanctions on Iranian officials, politicians and companies and withdrew the United States from the Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran blocked women from attending football match: Reports

March 29, 2022 10:00 pm

Women have been mainly prohibited from attending men’s games and other sports events in Iran since the 1979 Islamic revolution.

In endgame of Vienna nuclear talks, Tehran holds the cards

March 28, 2022 9:20 am

Iran is using its growing nuclear capability to bargain an agreement with the US and the West

UK aid worker asks why she was left in Iran for six years

March 21, 2022 8:02 pm

Zaghari-Ratcliffe arrived in Britain from Iran in the early hours of Thursday following six years when she was detained in Tehran and convicted by an Iranian court of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment.

Yemen's Houthi rebels hit Aramco, other facilities in Saudi Arabia

March 20, 2022 8:34 pm

The coalition fighting in Yemen said Houthi hit several economic facilities in Saudi Arabia. This comes days after the rebels rejected a GCC invitation for talks on the conflict.

UK says 2 detained dual nationals returning to UK from Iran

March 16, 2022 11:09 pm

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British charity worker who has been detained in Iran for almost six years, is flying home from Tehran after the U.K. government settled a decades-old debt to Iran

Explained: Who is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian national detained in Iran in 2016?

March 17, 2022 7:22 am

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman, was detained in Iran in 2016 on charges of spying and plotting to overthrow the government.

Iran returns passport of detained UK charity worker

March 15, 2022 6:25 pm

Charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe remains at her parents' home in Tehran, said Tulip Siddiq, her local lawmaker in the UK.


Iran's musicians reach new audiences with rooftop performances during lockdown

April 19, 2020 3:26 pm

From playing traditional Iranian instruments like Kamancheh to drums, these Iranian musicians have made their rooftops a place to be as they self isolate during Iran's lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Inside the prisons where remnants of Islamic State are held in limbo

February 19, 2020 12:51 pm

Conditions in the prison near Hasaka, which used to be a school before being transformed to cope with the influx of captives, were markedly worse than those at the central jail.

Thousands in Iran mourn slain general Qassem Soleimani

January 06, 2020 1:18 pm

The killing of Qassem Soleimani has escalated the crisis between Tehran and Washington after months of back-and-forth attacks and threats which have put the Middle East on edge.

Iraq protests: Baghdad blocked as unrest escalates, five more killed

November 05, 2019 11:29 am

Tens of thousands of Iraqis have been demonstrating in central Baghdad and across mostly Shiite southern Iraq since October 25, calling for the overthrow of the government and sweeping political change.

India show fight before 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Iran

September 09, 2015 1:31 pm

India defended well in the first half before they let in quick goals in the early stages of the second half.

Iran's date with Laughter Yoga

July 02, 2014 3:29 pm

The Laughter Yoga course in Tehran helps people from various age groups and social backgrounds to have fun and take a break from stressful daily lives.