Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.694 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. It is ranked 29th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.
The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on 14 people and 17 entities connected to an Iranian research organization it said had played a central role in the country's past nuclear weapons effort.. Reuters - Published
The United States on Friday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions on 14 individuals and 17 entities connected to Tehran's weapons of mass destruction programs, according to a statement posted on the.. Reuters - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that U.S. sanctions against Iran were "crimes against humanity" and said Tehran would file a legal case against U.S. officials for imposing difficulties..
REuters reports Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sharply criticised U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, . His visit is aimed at shoring..
Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of Syria's war in 2011, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, US Vice President Mike Pence accused the United States' European allies of trying to break US sanctions against Tehran and urged them to withdraw from the..
When Azam Jangravi climbed onto a platform in Tehran and raised her hijab over her head she knew she would be arrested. A year on from her protest she tells Reuters correspondent Emily Wither why she..
Tens of thousands rallied through snow in Tehran on Monday (February 11) to celebrate the fall of Iran's U.S.-backed Shah forty years ago and the triumph of Ayatollah Khomeini, the Shi'ite cleric who..
France told Iran on Thursday that European efforts to keep a nuclear deal alive did not mean Tehran had a blank check to violate the human rights of its citizens, after lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh received.. Reuters - Published
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alleged on Wednesday that Iran could blackmail his main election rival, Benny Gantz, after hacking the former armed forces chief's phone, even as Tehran denied.. Reuters - Published
A spokesman for Iran's armed forces said on Wednesday there was no joint operation with Turkey near their border, as Tehran denied for the second time any involvement in Turkish attacks against.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Firstpost
An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran's Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran's emergency department said on state television. Reuters - Published
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran and Syria on Monday demanded the United States withdraw its troops from Syria, and the Damascus government threatened to defeat Washington's Kurdish allies by force if they did.. Firstpost - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that U.S. sanctions against Iran were "crimes against humanity" and said Tehran would file a legal case against U.S. officials for imposing difficulties.. Reuters - Published
A senior Iranian security official on Wednesday accused regional powers of spending money on "suspicious nuclear projects", and warned that such threats would force Tehran to revise its defense.. Reuters - Published
A senior Iranian security official said on Wednesday that some countries in the region were spending money on "suspicious nuclear projects", and warned that such threats would force Tehran to revise.. Reuters - Published