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    Iran cries victory over Trump in UNSC

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:28pm on September 23, 2020

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday declared ‘victory’ over the United States after the UN Security Council rejected the Trump administration’s bid to reimpose UN...

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    Khamenei says war with Iraq proved Iran can defend itself

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:55pm on September 21, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday said the Islamic republic’s 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself, without directly addressing...

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    US defies world to say Iran UN sanctions back in effect

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:12pm on September 20, 2020

    The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in...

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    US sanctions ruining lives: Iran

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:24pm on September 17, 2020

    Iran urged the UN’s top court on Wednesday to hear its bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions, saying they were destroying the Iranian economy and...

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    All-women band in Iran struggles to break through

    Agence France-Presse . Bandar Abbas | Updated at 10:19am on September 17, 2020

    The men in the audience clapped and the women ululated as the band finished singing: it would have been commonplace except the venue was in...

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    Iran warns US against strategic mistake after Trump threat

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:30pm on September 15, 2020

    Iran warned the US on Tuesday against making a ‘strategic mistake’ after president Donald Trump threatened Tehran over reports it planned to avenge the killing...

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    US, Iran battle over sanctions at world court

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:27pm on September 14, 2020

    The United States and Iran will face off at the UN’s top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on...

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    Iran allows UN access to alleged nuclear sites

    Agence France-Presse .Tehran | Updated at 09:53am on August 27, 2020

    Iran agreed on Wednesday to allow the United Nations watchdog the access it had requested to two alleged nuclear sites, as the head of the...

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    As neighbours build dams, Iraqis watch twin rivers dry up

    Agence France-Presse. Diwaniyah | Updated at 10:38am on August 26, 2020

    With its neighbours activating new dams, Iraq's historic twin rivers could run dry -- unless new infrastructure projects and tense talks with Turkey and Iran...

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    Is Iran set to forfeit its national interests to China?

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2020

    MANY uncertainties remain about the planned 25-year ‘comprehensive strategic partnership’ currently in negotiation between Tehran and Beijing. A lack of transparency regarding the final details...