4 Dec 2022
Iran on Sunday put to death four people accused of working with Israel's intelligence service, the judiciary said. "This morning, the sentences of four main members of the gang of mobsters related to the Zionist intelligence service were executed," the judiciary's Mizan Online website reported. Iran carried out the sentences four days after the Islamic…
1 Dec 2022
On September 16, 2022, a 22-year-old Iranian woman named Mahsa Amini died in Tehran, Iran, under suspicious circumstances, potentially due to police brutality. The woman’s death led to countrywide protests by Iranian women against the government.
28 Jul 2022
At least six people were killed in floods near Tehran Thursday, most in a landslide that dumped mud four metres deep in a village west of the capital, emergency services said. The flash flooding near the capital, in the foothills of the Alborz mountains, comes less than a week after floods in the normally arid…
9 Apr 2022
Tehran on Saturday said it sanctioned a retired US general and 23 other American nationals involved in what the Islamic republic described as terrorism and human rights violations.
26 Mar 2022
The European Union's coordinator for talks to restore the Iran nuclear deal is due in Tehran on Saturday, as its foreign policy chief saw a restoration of the accord in "days".
21 Mar 2021
A bomb attack Sunday killed one person and wounded three in southeastern Iran, a state news agency reported, blaming a "terrorist group" linked to Tehran's enemies.
6 Mar 2021
Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was detained in Iran in 2016, is due to be released on Sunday, the official end of a sentence over charges she plotted to overthrow the regime in Tehran.
31 Dec 2019
President Donald Trump's order for airstrikes on a Tehran-backed Iraqi militia group, after resisting retaliating against Iran for months, sent a clear message Sunday...
21 Sep 2019
The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday that any country that attacks the Islamic republic will see its territory turn into the conflict's "main battlefield".
28 Aug 2019
A former mayor of Tehran who murdered his wife has been released on bail, his lawyer said Wednesday, two weeks after her family spared him from the death sentence.
30 Jul 2019
Former Tehran mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi was sentenced to death after being convicted of murdering his wife, the judiciary said Tuesday, after a high-profile case that received extensive media coverage.
26 Aug 2018
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman who has been held in Tehran for more than two years on sedition charges, returned to prison on Sunday after temporary release, dashing her family's hopes of an extension. "We have just heard the sad news that Nazanin's extension has been refused and she has returned to prison," said a…