Thousands gather in Tehran for Qassem Soleimani's funeral; Iranian general daughter warns of 'dark day' for US
Prayers at Soleimani’s funeral in Tehran, which will later move to his southern home city of Kerman, were led by Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Iran announces over ten-fold increase in enriched uranium production on 40th anniversary of US embassy hostage crisis
Iran will take the fourth step of walking back on the nuclear accord on Tuesday, semi-official news agency ISNA reported without specifying details.
Argentina's Rafael Grossi took the helm of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Tuesday following the death of his predecessor
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani backtracks on possible talks with Donald Trump; says US must first lift sanctions on Tehran
Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the US president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran
Iran-US tensions: Britain rules out seized tanker swap with Tehran, sends its most advanced warship to escort ships
Britain on Monday ruled out swapping seized oil tankers with Iran as a second UK warship arrived in the Gulf to conduct convoys that have irritated Tehran
Iran's foreign policy will protect multilateralism and confront American hegemony amid tussle over nuclear deal: VP Eshaq Jahangiri
Iran’s foreign policy is to confront American hegemony and protect multilateralism, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said. Iran and the United States came to the brink of war last month after the Islamic Republic shot down a US drone. Iran’s relations with Washington have taken a sharp turn for the worse since Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Echoing Donald Trump's remark, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns US of 'playing with fire' over Tehran nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Monday that the United States is 'playing with fire', echoing remarks by President Donald Trump as the two sides are locked in a standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme
Donald Trump warns Tehran 'sanctions will soon be increased, substantially', claims Iran has breached two limits central to nuclear deal
US President Donald Trump warned Tehran on Wednesday that sanctions would soon be "increased substantially," as armed Iranian boats reportedly attempted to seize a British oil tanker in Gulf waters.
'Threats can come back to bite you': Donald Trump warns Hassan Rouhani as Iran decides to exceed uranium enrichment level
The enrichment maximum set in the Iran's nuclear deal agreement is sufficient for power generation, but far below the more than 90 percent level required for a nuclear weapon.
Donald Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after Tehran's stockpile of uranium reserves exceeds amount allowed under nuclear deal
Donald Trump warned, on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal
US vows to remain 'relentless' to deter Iran's missile programme after Tehran unveils new ballistic weapon
Iran unveiling a new ballistic missile with a 1,000-kilometre range was the latest show of military might by the country as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.
Hassan Rouhani took another jab at opponents who have criticised Iranian diplomats' lack of foresight over not predicting the US withdrawal. "No agreement is based on whether the other party remains, but the main basis is the country's interests," he said.
US withdraws from 'absurd' 1955 treaty normalising relations with Iran; Mike Pompeo says 'we ought to have pulled out decades ago'
In response to a U.N. court order that the U.S. lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries. The move is a largely symbolic gesture that highlights deteriorating relations between Washington and Tehran.
Iran receives five new commercial aircraft a day before US is set to restore sanctions lifted under nuclear deal
Iran acquired five new commercial aircraft a day before the US begins restoring sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers.
US should not be planet's 'economic policeman', says France finance minister after Washington's new sanctions on Iran
Finance minister Bruno le Maire said it will be difficult for french firms to stay in Iran after the new sanctions imposed by the US. France oil group Total and car maker PSA have already indicated they are unlikely to stay in the country, while Renault has said it will remain despite the sanctions.
Iran plans increase in uranium enrichment capacity if nuclear deal collapses, French foreign minister calls plan close to 'red line'
Iran’s declaration that it could increase its uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart, risks sailing close to the “red line”, France’s foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.
Iran nuclear deal: Emmanuel Macron reaffirms commitment to 2015 accord, calls for allies to promote regional stability
French President Emmanuel Macron has told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the 2015 nuclear deal should be preserved or security in Tel Aviv and the region would be at risk.
Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vows tough response to any attack; dismisses war fears as Western 'propaganda'
Iran's top leader says anyone who fires one missile at his country "will be hit by 10" in response, but dismisses fears of war as "propaganda" by the West.
Benjamin Netanyahu leads Israeli security cabinet meetings in underground bunker as tensions with Iran rise - media
Israel's Security Cabinet, a forum of senior ministers headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has begun holding its weekly meetings in a secure underground bunker in Jerusalem, Israeli media said on Tuesday.
Mike Pompeo vows 'strongest sanctions in history'; says 'Iran has no path to a nuclear weapon, ever'
The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.