Tehran

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

The 'idol-breaker' of Iran: poet Forough Farrokhzad

She would be the first woman in the history of Persian literature to publish poems that spoke openly of women, sexuality, longings, and equality.

December 30, 2017
December 30, 2017

Iran government calls on public to avoid 'illegal gatherings'

Iran's interior minister calls on citizens to avoid "illegal gatherings" after two days of angry protests against the regime and an array of economic problems.

December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017

1 dead after 4.2 magnitude quake in Iran

One person died of a heart attack and at least 56 people were slightly hurt when an earthquake of 4.2 magnitude shook an area 50 km (31 miles) west of the Iranian capital Tehran, the state news agency IRNA reports.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

Iran reformists win all Tehran seats

Allies of Iran's reformist president, Hassan Rouhani, win a landslide victory in Tehran, in the first elections since Iran signed a nuclear deal with world powers.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

‘New chapter’ for Tehran, says Rouhani as world lifts sanctions on Iran

Iran "has opened a new chapter" in its ties with the world, President Hassan Rouhani has said, hours after economic sanctions on Tehran were lifted.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

Iran frees US sailors held in Gulf

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have released 10 US sailors held for entering its territorial waters in the Gulf, state television reported.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Iran bans imports from KSA, faces Saudi boycotts

Iran and Saudi Arabia take further steps to sever commercial ties today, intensifying a feud between the regional rivals, as Tehran announced a ban on imports from Saudi Arabia and Saudi groups called for boycotts of Iranian products.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Dhaka condemns attacks on Saudi embassy in Tehran

Bangladesh has condemned the recent attacks on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and its consulate at Mashhad in Iran as such acts are a clear violation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the 1963 Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Dhaka condemns Saudi embassy attacks

Bangladesh has condemned the recent attacks on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashhad.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Saudi Arabia looking for excuse to fuel tensions: Iran

Saudi Arabia used an attack on its embassy in Tehran as a pretext to fuel tensions, Iran's foreign ministry says in response to Riyadh's severing of relations.