Previously, such waivers were granted for 120 days but the periods have now been reduced in what some view as part of Donald Trump’s effort to raise pressure on Iran
While Donald Trump has sought to maximise pressure on Iran and isolate it globally, Biden has proposed to offer the Islamic republic a return to diplomacy
Zarif discussed matters of mutual interest and regional security situation, including the Afghan reconciliation process with Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa
Sun Children will be Majid Majidi's sixth film to represent Iran at the Oscars.
At least 19 dead, 22 injured in attack on Afghanistan's Kabul University; not involved, says Taliban
Afghan media reported that a book exhibition was being held at the university and was attended by a number of dignitaries at the time of the shooting. MOI spokesperson Tariq Arian said three attackers were killed during the gun fight
US officials accuse Iran of sending emails aimed at intimidating Democrat supporters into voting for Donald Trump
A spokesman for Iran’s mission to the UN denied the country’s involvement and called out US’ own ‘desperate attempts to question the outcome of its own elections’
Donald Trump says Sudan to be removed from terror list if it fulfills $335 million compensation pledge
Sudan has agreed to pay compensation for victims of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, attacks conducted by Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda network while he was living in Sudan
Armenia-Azerbaijan continue to clash over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Iran works on peace plan
Armenia accused Azerbaijan of firing missiles into the capital of separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh on Monday, while Azerbaijan said several of its towns and its second-largest city were attacked
Tehran, now streaming on Apple TV+, follows a Mossad agent, on an undercover mission to dismantle Iran's nuclear reactor.
Donald Trump warns Iran of '1,000 times greater' response after report claims plot to assassinate US ambassador
Iran foreign ministry spokesperson dismissed the report of an assassination plot as "baseless" and part of "repetitive and rotten methods to create an anti-Iranian atmosphere
Iran executes wrestler Navid Afkari for murder during 2018 protests; IOC expresses shock at decision
Reports published abroad say Afkari was convicted on the basis of confessions aired on television after being extracted under torture, prompting online campaigns for his release.
Most attempts by Russian, Chinese and Iranian hackers on US presidential campaigns halted, says Microsoft
The software giant also said that the Russian intelligence outfit, which had hacked the Democrats in 2016, is trying to breach computers at more than 200 organisations
From Chinese hackers to Russian intelligence, race for COVID vaccine spurs grand new game of spy vs spy
The timeline to help secure data on coronavirus treatments is sharply compressed as the need for a vaccine grows more urgent each day
Iran retrieves 19 seconds of cockpit conversation, other data from before missile hit Ukrainian jetliner
The shootdown took place after Iran's ballistic missile attack targeting US soldiers in Iraq, in response to an American drone strike that killed Qassem Soleimani
Donald Trump claims results of presidential election could take 'weeks, months, or maybe never be out'
Trump has alleged that Democrats were promoting universal mail-in voting to manipulate the results.
Donald Trump, furious after UN rejects extending Iranian arms embargo, vows 'snapback' to trigger sanctions
Trump was referring to the contested argument that the US remains a "participant" in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal
The UAE is the first Gulf Arab state to such a deal and only the third Arab nation to establish normalised relations with Israel
Relations between China and Canada have soured over the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, an executive and the daughter of the founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei, at Vancouver’s airport in late 2018
The Mahan airlines encounter, if confirmed to be with US warplanes, could amplify tensions between Iran and the United States, which is pursuing a hard-nosed campaign of sanctions and other actions against Iran.
Iran denies dropping India from Chabahar-Zahedan rail project, claims 'vested interests behind reports'
Last week, a report had surfaced claiming that the Hassan Rouhani government in Iran decided to exclude India from the construction project of Chabahar-Zahedan railway