Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and French president Emmanuel Macron   at UN headquarters in New York last month. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images

France finally reacted this week to an alleged Iranian plot to bomb a rally by an opposition group outside Paris, more than three months after the plo(...)

Billboard displays Colin Kaepernick on the roof of the Nike store in San Francisco: 'Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.' Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Thursday was a key date in the American calendar – the start of the National Football League season. At a packed game in Philadelphia, the Atlanta Fa(...)

epA man mocks Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega during an anti-government protest in Managua on August 11th. Photograph: Esteban Biba/EPA

Juan José is digging a latrine on the small, 8m by 25m plot the government of Daniel Ortega has given him to build a house. It is prime real estate, a(...)

 A banner displayed  during the Group B World Cup meeting between Iran and Morocco at  Saint Petersburg Stadium on Friday. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The envelope might have been kept securely in her bag, but she still checked it every few minutes, just to make sure that the most precious of things (...)

Tehran’s  now-departed mayor, Mohammad Ali Najafi, holding his first press conference in the post in the Iranian capital last October. File photograph: Kyodo News via Getty Images

A troupe of young dancing girls throwing rose petals may have ended the career of Tehran’s mayor, who suddenly resigned on Wednesday. The mayor, Moh(...)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been largely silent since civil unrest erupted in Iran. Photograph: Ali al-Saad/Getty Images

Iran’s hardline factions once dubbed him “the miracle of the third millennium”. But former firebrand president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has turned into “t(...)

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani: the protests should not be viewed as a threat but as an opportunity. Photograph: Iran’s presidential official website/EPA

The protests sweeping across Iran sparked by a demonstration in Mashhad against rising prices and unemployment have been transformed into a broad chal(...)

A building is seen on fire in Dorud, Iran as protests take place across the country over alleged corruption and economic hardships. Image: IRINN/Reuters.

Nine people have been killed overnight amid nationwide protests and unrest in Iran, according to state television reports. The death toll after six d(...)

Students attend a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot  police, in  Iran. Photograph: AP Photo

Iranian security forces clamped down on the capital, Tehran, on Monday after demonstrators across the country ignored calls for calm by president Hass(...)

Iranian victims of the earthquake mourn near the wreckage of their home in the city of Pole-Zahab, in Kermanshah Province. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iranian officials have raised the death toll from Sunday’s earthquake of 7.3 magnitude on its border with Iraq to at least 530, making it the deadlies(...)

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