Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian: a court in Iran  convicted him in  a secret espionage trial. Photograph:  Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/ Reuters

The Washington Post has said its Tehran bureau chief, Jason Rezaian, has been convicted in Iran after weeks of waiting for a verdict in his secret esp(...)

Hassan Rohani during a news conference in Tehran yesterday at which he said he would “revive ethics and constructive interaction with the world through moderation”. Photograph: Reuters/Fars News/Majid Hagdost

President-elect Hassan Rohani held out the prospect yesterday of better relations between Iran and the world, including the United States, and progres(...)