Iran confirms arrest of US veteran
Iran on Wednesday confirmed a US media report that an American military veteran had been arrested last year, but denied he had been badly treated. "A US citizen called Michael White was arrested some time ago in Mashhad and the US government was informed of this in the first days of the arrest through the…
Iran held talks with Afghan Taliban amid peace push
Iran has met with the Afghan Taliban, a top Iranian security official said Wednesday according to the Tasnim news agency, just days after the militants attended reconciliation talks in the UAE. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, made the announcement while on a visit to the Afghan capital Kabul, several Iranian agencies…
Iran denies US wrestling team visas after Trump ban
Iran has refused visas for US athletes due to compete in an international wrestling tournament in response to President Donald Trump's travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries, the foreign ministry said Friday.