Hassan Rouhani

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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(...)

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 (...)

Rescue teams at the scene of a Ukrainian aircraft that crashed after being hit by an Iranian missile shortly after take-off near Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran. Photograph: Getty Images

Iran said on Saturday its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a “disastrous mistake”, saying air defences were fired in(...)

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(...)

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei called the missile attack on an American military base in Iraq a  ‘slap in the face’ for the US, while president Donald Trump tweeted ‘All is well!’ Photograph: AFP via Getty/Bloomberg

For a period of approximately two hours on Tuesday night, Washington seemed as though it was on the brink of war. As darkness settled on the US capit(...)

 People walk near a burnt-out bank  in Tehran on November 20th. Photograph:  Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA via Reuters

Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest since the Islamic Revolution 40 years ago, with at least 180 people killed – and possibly hundreds(...)

Iranian women pass a branch of the Iranian Melat Bank that was burned during the protests over increasing fuel prices in the city of Shahriar, Alborz province, on Wednesday. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Remarkable scenes of unrest on the streets of Iranian cities have provided a rare glimpse of rising discontent within the Islamic Republic, while the (...)

 A man passes a building burnt-out  during protests over increasing fuel prices in the city of Shahriar, Iran. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday claimed victory over unrest he blamed on foreign enemies, according to state media, after protests over (...)

 Iranian president Hassan Rouhani (centre) said Iran’s  breaches of the deal were “reversible if other parties fulfil their commitments. Photograph: EPA

The US has accused Iran of preparing a “rapid nuclear breakout” for resuming enrichment of uranium at its underground Fordow plant beyond limits set b(...)

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