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    Iran, US heat up war of words on Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:23am on April 03, 2020

    Iran said Thursday it ‘only acts in self-defence’ after president Donald Trump warned it against attacks on US troops in Iraq, as a new war...

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    Iran hits out at US as coronavirus death toll passes 3,000

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 04:31pm on April 01, 2020

    Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus has passed 3,000, the health ministry said on Wednesday, as president Hassan Rouhani accused Washington of missing a ‘historic...

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    Iran says 54 inmates at large after mass jail break

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 09:48pm on March 30, 2020

    Iranian security forces are searching for 54 escaped inmates following a prison break over which four guards were arrested, Iran’s state news agency reported on...

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    Coronavirus, Iran and US sanctions

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2020

    NEVER discount the importance of venality in international relations. While pandemics should provide the glue for a unified front in response — we keep being...

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    Iran rejects Trump’s virus aid offer

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 09:29pm on March 22, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei said Sunday his country would never accept any aid to fight the novel coronavirus from arch-enemy and ‘charlatans’ the United...

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    Iran ‘frees French researcher’ in apparent prisoner swap

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:10pm on March 21, 2020

    President Emmanuel Macron announced Saturday that Iran has freed a French researcher imprisoned in the Islamic republic after France released an Iranian threatened with extradition...

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    US imposes new sanctions on Iran amid coronavirus damage

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:59pm on March 19, 2020

    The US imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Wednesday and called on the state terror sponsor to release detained Americans after new rocket attacks were...

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    Sanctions on Iran and coronavirus pandemic

    Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2020

    The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee...

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    97 new coronavirus deaths in Iran, taking total to 611

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:09pm on March 14, 2020

    Iran said on Saturday that the novel coronavirus has claimed 97 more lives, raising the country’s total to 611, as the number of confirmed cases...

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    US Congress votes to restrain Trump on Iran

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:21pm on March 12, 2020

    The US Congress on Wednesday gave its final approval to a bid to restrain president Donald Trump from attacking Iran, a sign of lawmakers’ alarm...