The Basij militia of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) began extensive urban exercises in various areas of the restive southwestern Khuzestan Province Thursday.
The Iranian intelligence minister on Thursday accused detained members of a teachers’ union of “contact with terrorist groups” and “spies residing abroad.”
Anti-government protests continued in a western province in Iran Wednesday amid a total internet blackout, while city bus drivers remained on strike in Tehran.
Some Iranians complain that their Instagram posts are being restricted, allegedly by other Iranians working for the company's content review subcontractor.
As Tehran bus drivers continue their strike, anti-government protests took place Tuesday in other Iranian cities and spread to central Esfahan province.
Five hundred Iranian political and civil activists and Amnesty International in separate statements Tuesday warned about the government’s heavy-handed suppression of protesters.
Tehran municipality used 700 police buses and IRGC drivers to transport passengers for free in the capital Tehran as bus drivers’ strike entered its second day.
Bus drivers’ strike over unpaid wages has created chaos across Tehran amid fears of anti-government protests in the capital. Several drivers have been arrested.
Tehran says Washington must respond to proposals it put forth last week during the visit of EU coordinator Enrique Mora, to break the stalemate in nuclear talks.
Reports say security forces killed two more protesters in Iran's ongoing anti-government protests that spread to more small towns and cities on Saturday.
At least 3 protesters have been killed in Iran's recent anti-government protests triggered by a new economic policy which led to a massive hike in food prices.
Despite Iranian and European officials expressing optimism over resumption of nuclear talks, the US response on Friday was guarded, putting the onus on Iran.
Anti-government unrest in Iran triggered by a sudden rise in food prices spread further on Friday, with officials blaming foreign-based Persian-speaking media.
Weeklong protests in Iran triggered by soaring prices spread to several provinces Thursday as they took on anti-regime tones, and tens of people were arrested.
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, who arrived in Tehran Thursday met with Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi.
People took to the streets in several cities in southwest Iran Wednesday evening to protest a massive hike in food prices and chanted anti-government slogans.
Iranian archeologists object to a plan in parliament to legalize private archeological excavation and trade in ancient artifacts and antiques.
Economic chaos continued in Iran on Wednesday, as the government raised more prices, and the rial declined to its lowest point against the US dollar in 2022.
A Belgian court has dismissed appeals by three accomplices of an Iranian diplomat who was convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally in France in 2018.
President Ebrahim Raisi has confirmed that the price of bread will rise drastically but says his government will pay cash to most Iranians as compensation.
Management has warned staff at a state-run radio station in Iran not to bring up economic hardship, as these is now viewed as a national security matter.
Iran's foreign ministry said Monday that the visit of a senior European diplomat this week is not expected to make a breakthrough in the stalled nuclear talks.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad paid a quick visit to Tehran Sunday to meet with the Supreme Leader and president for the second time in the past decade.
Security forces in Iran are on high alert to prevent unrest over rising bread prices, as unrest has been reported in Khuzestan Province in the past two days.
The man who had confessed to planning assassination on behalf of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in an audio tape released last week, now claims he was coerced.
By allowing a UN Special Rapporteur on unilateral sanctions to visit the country, Iran seeks to deflect attention from its human rights violations, critics say.
A jailed Iranian civil activist, Farhad Meysami, went on hunger strike Saturday to protest the possible execution of a Swedish Iranian doctor accused of Spying.
Pundits say the reported arrest of a Swedish national in Iran last week is yet another case of hostage-taking of foreign nationals to pressure other countries.
Pasta, the rice of the poor, disappeared from many supermarket shelves in Iran this week or is sold only in smaller quantities after its price suddenly tripled.
In Lafayette Park, Washington DC, Wednesday, protestors called for President Joe Biden to meet relatives of two American-Iranians jailed in Iran.
Iran's foreign minister Tuesday stressed that Tehran and Washington are still exchanging messages through the European Union despite the halt in Vienna talks.
The Pentagon has declined to comment on Israeli claims over foiling Iranian plans to assassinate a US general in Germany, as Iran has also remained silent.
Most Islamic countries on Monday celebrated the end of Ramadan but Iranians were told to fast one more day as the Supreme Leader had not sighted the new moon.
Iranian officials were silent on Monday regarding reports that the European Union wants to send its envoy back to Tehran to jump start the stalled nuclear talks.
Iranian security forces used force against protesting teachers on Sunday in several cities and arrested around a dozen protestors and union activists.
Nearly total silence reigns in Tehran over Israeli media's claim that the Mossad apprehended and interrogated a Revolutionary Guard agent at his home in Iran.
An Iranian film screening in Los Angeles became the scene of confrontation between some diaspora activists and actors accused of being regime-sponsored artists.
An operative of Iran's IRGC Qods Force held in a European country has admitted to plotting assassinations in Turkey, Germany and France, diplomatic sources say.
Swedish prosecutors and plaintiffs have requested life imprisonment for Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian official, for his role in prison purges in Iran in 1988.
The Iranian envoy to Baghdad, where Theran and Riyadh have been holding talks, says that the two regional tivals have agreed to continue the diplomatic process.
Speaking to Persian-language media funded by "hostile governments" and overseas opposition groups would be deemed espionage under draft legislation in Iran.
The United States House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday requiring the president to sanction persons and entities over Iran's drone program.
Iran's Central Bank Governor said Wednesday Tehran has already received the £400 million paid by Britain before the release of two British-Iranian detainees and the funds are being used.
Figures released by the Customs Organization show that last year Iran exported gasoline at an average price of 38 cents per liter, lower than even crude oil.
A nephew of the late Mahmoud Hashemi-Shahroudi, Iran’s chief justice from 1999 to 2009, has been sentenced to ten years’ prison for fraud.
A health ministry official in Iran has criticized the development of too many homegrown Covid vaccine varieties, with most unused and expiring in storage.
Former senior lawmaker Ali Motahari says his Sunday remarks about Iran's intention to build nukes when it started its nuclear program were misinterpreted.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman said Monday that Tehran and the European Union had agreed that stalled nuclear talks should resume "as soon as possible.”
A member of the Iranian delegation to the nuclear talks says the Ukraine war will eventually force Washington to agree to Tehran's demands and make a deal.
Tehran says the Taliban's "uncoordinated" road construction at the Dogharoon-Islam Qala border area caused border tensions on Saturday.