23 May 2021
At least nine people were injured in a blast on Sunday at a plant producing explosive materials in Iran's central province of Isfahan
19 May 2021
Saudi Arabia is "hopeful" after exploratory talks with its nemesis Iran, its foreign minister told AFP, in a rare comment on delicate discussions whose details have been closely guarded.
10 May 2021
Iran's foreign ministry Monday for the first time confirmed the Islamic republic is holding talks with regional rival Saudi Arabia but said it is "too soon" to discuss the results.
10 May 2021
Iran said Monday it may extend an agreement allowing UN inspectors to monitor some key activities if talks with world powers on its nuclear programme continue "on the right track". The International Atomic Energy Agency is hosting talks aimed at getting the US to return to a 2015 deal abandoned under former president Donald Trump…
28 Apr 2021
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the leak of an audio recording of his foreign minister sought to sow domestic "discord" during talks aimed at reviving a nuclear deal.
27 Apr 2021
Iran's government said Tuesday an investigation had been ordered into leaked audio of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif bemoaning the military's influence after its emergence stirred controversy ahead of presidential elections.
26 Apr 2021
Iran's foreign ministry downplayed Monday a leaked audiotape of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in which he said the military played too strong a role in diplomacy, saying it reflected his personal opinions.
26 Apr 2021
The Covid-19 death toll in Iran passed 70,000 on Monday, according to health ministry figures, with a record 496 coronavirus deaths in the past 24 hours.
18 Apr 2021
Iran has asked Interpol to help arrest a suspect in a sabotage attack on itsIran has asked Interpol to help arrest a suspect in a sabotage attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel, a local newspaper reported Sunday. which it blames on Israel, a local newspaper reported Sunday.
17 Apr 2021
Talks on Iran's nuclear programme aimed at salvaging a 2015 deal made "progress" Saturday, a day after Tehran said it had started producing uranium at 60 percent purity.
16 Apr 2021
Iran said Friday it has begun producing uranium at 60 percent purity, in another breach of its commitments to the international community which is concerned about its nuclear programme.
13 Apr 2021
Iran said Tuesday it will start enriching uranium up to 60 percent, state media reported, two days after an explosion it blamed on Israel damaged its enrichment plant in Natanz.