First accused of hosting mixed-gender parties for diplomats and possessing alcoholic drinks at home, they later faced more serious charges, including “espionage”.
The Iranian regime may have succeeded at ending the street protests, but it has not been able to put off the fire beneath the ashes.
Major General Mohammad Ali Jafar, said he had dispatched forces to Hamadan, Isfahan and Lorestan provinces to tackle “the new sedition”.
Technical problems caused leakage of oil that led to explosion and fire.
The Kurds consider Monday’s referendum to be a historic step in the generations-old quest for a state of their own.
Despite US threats, Iran seems to have emerged more powerful than ever, expanding its sphere of influence in the Gulf region and in the Levant.
The Qatari decision comes amidst a row between Doha and fellow Gulf Cooperation Council members Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE.
The group killed at least 18 people in attacks on parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.
Iran’s demand came in response to Trump’s threat of “new and serious consequences” if three US citizens detained by Tehran were not freed.
41 suspects have also been arrested for having ties to the twin attacks that killed 17 in the city of Tehran last week.
ISIS terrorists entered the Iranian parliament dressed as women and opened fire. Supreme Leader Khameini said these forces will be ‘eliminated soon’.
Two near simultaneous attacks by groups of armed assailants rocked Iran’s capital, Tehran on Wednesday morning.
Without protection, Iran’s spectacular American- and Italian-designed mid-century structures will be reduced to dust, beams and concrete blocks.
His reaction comes after Trump singled out Iran as a key sponsor of militant groups and signed an arms deal worth billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia.
Ahead of the presidential election, Iranian journalists put forth some tough questions to the country’s most powerful body, including about it not being in favour of female candidates.
Trump had criticised the nuclear agreement and threatened to dismantle Obama’s deal, but it appears that he has decided, at least for now, to keep it alive.
Although a long shot, the charismatic mayor could emerge as a strong contender to President Rouhani if he manages to beat the other hardliners.
The Guardian Council approved six candidates but disqualified former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who had been warned by Khamenei not to enter the race.
The US accused Tehran of not living up to the spirit of the accord and Iran’s top diplomat urged Washington to fulfil its own commitments.
According to Trump’s administration, the existing deal had ignored all other threats that Iran posed and only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state.
Tehran has kept up its part in the deal to rein in its nuclear programme but there are still concerns that it is sponsoring militant activity and terrorism.
Cutting imports from Iran amid an OPEC-led supply cut aimed at propping up the market exposes India’s refiners to the risk of struggling to find reasonably priced alternatives.
The latest in a series of meetings will see the two countries sign a number of agreements on political and economic matters.
The largest slice in the foreign aid pie is still reserved for Bhutan, though it has dropped by one-third compared to the initial allocation for 2016-17.
Several countries including long-standing US allies like UK and Germany spoke out against Trump’s order calling the measure discriminatory and divisive.
Both Turkey and Russia, backing opposing sides in the conflict, are encouraging peace talks and want to disentangle themselves from the war.
Iran had 130.1 tonnes of the material, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a confidential report seen by Reuters.
President-elect Trump has called the nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst deal ever negotiated” and said it could lead to a “nuclear holocaust”.
Iran held initial meetings with potential sellers like Mitsubishi at the Farnborough Airshow, while talks on previous deals continue with Airbus and Boeing
India will invest billions of dollars in setting up industries in Chabahar and transport corridors around it.
The news of the purchase was slammed by Republican leader Paul Ryan.
Watching his latest, illegally made film, Taxi, one feels Jafar Panahi is a man with two brains, one tucked away inside his head and the other hidden inside the memory card of his camera.
The next round of peace talks must be concrete in the direction of a political process leading to a real beginning of a political transition, said Staffan de Mistura.
As the Modi government struggles to get its act together, China is moving ahead in identified four critical areas – transport, technology, finance and the Internet – crucial to the future of its economy.