Ruhollah Zam was convicted for fuelling anti-government unrest in 2017 on social media.
Partial shutdowns, curfews and intra-city travel restrictions extended for regions across Iran.
Turkey describes killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as ‘act of terrorism’ while the EU calls it ‘criminal’ and urges ‘maximum restraint’.
Saudi Arabia reserves the right to arm itself with nuclear weapons if Iran cannot be stopped from making one, says the minister.
Tensions in the region have risen since Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the international Iran nuclear deal in 2018.
Democratic nominee’s victory in US elections boosts hopes of revitalising Iran nuclear deal – but undoing the Trump years will not be easy.
Iranian officials have denied hacking claims, saying it makes no difference to them whether Trump or Biden wins.
Khamenei set new tasks for the gov’t, calls for stricter penalties as Iran’s daily cases continue to rise again.
The US and Israel vehemently oppose the end of the arms embargo and have repeatedly tried to stop it.
Publication of new guidelines by government body comes a week after viral videos showed police beating detainees.
The new measures come as coronavirus infections rise sharply across the country, especially in the capital Tehran.
Half the fine will be waived if Emirates avoids similar violations for one year, says the US Transportation Department.
Iranian Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has made fiery remarks in what seems to be a direct jab at Europe and the United States for pressuring Iran on purported...
Iran is now in the grip of a third major wave of COVID-19 infections and most of its 32 provinces are classified as red on a colour-coded scale denoting the...
Iranian president accuses US of ‘savagery’ after new sanctions.
Sima Ladjevardian, a Beto O’Rourke aide, is challenging Trump-surrogate Dan Crenshaw to represent the diverse district.
Country and citizens pay tribute to memories of war and those who laid down their lives in the bloody 1980-88 conflict.
Washington isolated as global allies and adversaries say its unilateral move targeting Tehran has no legal standing
Trump said any attack by Iran to avenge Soleimani’s killing will face a response ‘1,000 times greater in magnitude’.
In exchange, the International Atomic Energy Agency says it will pursue no further questions regarding issue.