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Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, leading Friday prayers in Tehran. Photograph: Iran Press/AFP via Getty Images

The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran’s borders, the supreme leader said on Friday, responding to the US killing of his country’s (...)

Iran’s supreme leader,  Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will deliver a sermon at prayers on Friday for  the first time  in eight years. Photograph: Ho/Iranian supreme leader’s website/AFP via Getty Images

Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to “high school bully” Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear pa(...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani chairing a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Photograph: Iranian presidency/AFP

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has warned that European soldiers in the Middle East could be in danger after the UK, France and Germany triggered a d(...)

 Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,  during a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Photograph:  Ho/Iranian supreme leader’s website/AFP via Getty Images

In his more than three decades in charge of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has battled to consolidate power at home and expand t(...)

 Iranian students protest following the shooting down of a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800, at  Tehran university. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iranians have been horrified and infuriated by the shooting down of a Ukrainian civilian airliner in their country. They blame the authorities for fai(...)

Students protest at Tehran University on Tuesday over the shooting down last week of a Ukrainian passenger jet. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in (...)

Demonstrators on Saturday hold candles while gathering during a vigil for the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines flight that was unintentionally shot down by Iran, in Tehran. Iran admitted it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner that it mistook for a cruise missile, a dramatic reversal after days of denials that triggered international condemnation and protests in the streets of Tehran. Photograph: Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg

Is the Islamic Republic’s leadership having a Chernobyl moment? The regime’s handling of the fallout from the downing of Ukraine International Airline(...)

Iranians chant slogans and hold a placard reading in Farsi “Your mistake was unintentional, your lie was intentional” during a demonstration outside Tehran’s Amir Kabir university on Saturday. Photograph:  STR/AFP via Getty Images

Protesters denouncing Iran’s clerical rulers took to the streets and riot police deployed to face them on Monday, in a third day of demonstrations aft(...)

Former US deputy secretary of state William Burns: the Iranians will “play on anxieties in a fragile Iraqi government and an angry Shia cleric establishment in Iraq to push us out”. Photograph: B;oomberg

President Donald Trump’s decision to assassinate Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, was “a signifi(...)

Mourners in Tehran carry the casket of Iranian military commander Qassem Suleimani. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

The assassination of Qassem Suleimani has cemented one of the strongest symbiotic relationships in politics: that between conservative hardliners in t(...)

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