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    Russia to give Iran advanced satellite system

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:03pm on June 11, 2021

    Russia is set to deliver an advanced satellite system to Iran that will vastly improve its spying capabilities, according to a US media report. Moscow...

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    Elite politicians ignore burning social issues

    by Ali Fathollah-Nejad and Arash Sarkohi | Updated at 12:00am on June 12, 2021

    Despite promises to the contrary, the social and economic situation in Iran deteriorated under president Rouhani, prompting two nationwide revolts in recent years. Yet the...

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    Khamenei urges people to vote amid abstention fears

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:21pm on June 04, 2021

    Iran’s supreme leader Friday urged voters to turn out for this month’s presidential election, warning that staying away would mean doing the work of the...

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    Largest ship of Iranian Navy catches fire, sinks in Gulf of Oman

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Tehran, Iran | Updated at 01:28pm on June 02, 2021

    The largest ship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semiofficial news agencies reported...

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    Khamenei urges Iranians to ignore calls to boycott election

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:22pm on May 27, 2021

    Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday urged Iranians to ignore calls to boycott next month’s presidential election, after several hopefuls were barred from running...

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    Iran says IAEA access to nuclear sites images has ended, extension possible

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:11pm on May 23, 2021

    A three-month monitoring deal between Tehran and the United Nations nuclear watchdog expired on Saturday, Iran’s parliament speaker told the country’s state TV on Sunday,...

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    Iran’s polls set to split divided conservatives in two

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:15pm on May 23, 2021

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran   A presidential election in Iran next month could provide the final straw to split an already long-divided conservative political camp,...

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    Iran explosives factory blast injures 9

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 04:44pm on May 23, 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, ISNA news...

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    Iran may extend UN access if nuclear talks ‘on right track’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:21am on May 11, 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...

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    Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 10:50am on May 06, 2021

    After years of proxy warfare, Saudi Arabia’s secret talks with arch-rival Iran signal a high-wire diplomatic act as it scrambles to rein in Tehran-backed Yemeni...