Tehran

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...

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.

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Cleric’s execution: Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran, responding to the storming of its embassy in Tehran in an escalating row between the rival Middle East powers over Riyadh's execution of a Shia Muslim cleric.

January 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Saudi faces 'divine revenge' over cleric's execution: Khamenei

Saudi Arabia will face "divine revenge" over its execution of a top Shiite cleric, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says after protesters attacked the kingdom's...

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

US: Iran to be invited to Syria talks

The United States announces that Iran may take part in talks to end the civil war in Syria and warned of increased military action against the Islamic State.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Hajj disaster death toll at least 2,177

The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,177 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed on Monday.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Tehran eyes energy cooperation with Dhaka

Iran is eyeing wider trade cooperation with Bangladesh especially in energy sector as the sanctions imposed on Iran are set to be withdrawn.

August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015

Britain to reopen Tehran embassy

Britain will reopen its embassy in Tehran during a visit to Iran by Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond due to start on Sunday.

April 14, 2015
April 14, 2015

Iran puts forward Yemen peace plan

Iran proposes a peace plan for Yemen and called for an end to Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels allied to Tehran, but the move was likely to draw a cool response from Riyadh.