Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.7 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 24th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.
Iran will never hold talks with the United States and Washington's policy of maximum pressure on Tehran will fail, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, according to state TV. Reuters - Published
The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian port..
World leaders and special invited guests posed for a 'family photo' along the picturesque Biarritz seaside on Sunday, set against a backdrop of worries over a global economic downturn and disunity on a..
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Tuesday that if Washington wants to open negotiations with Tehran, it must lift all sanctions against his country. "If the United States really wants to talk,..
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Iran's foreign minister has said the country will no longer turn a blind eye to maritime "offenses" in the Gulf, a day after it seized an Iraqi oil tanker there that it accused of smuggling fuel. Rough..
An emergency meeting with parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with major powers was "constructive," Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday, but said Tehran would continue to reduce its nuclear..
The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's oil sector, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said..
India and Iran on Monday reviewed ongoing connectivity and infrastructure development projects, including the progress on full operationalisation of the strategic Chabahar port. The review took place.. IndiaTimes - Published
Attacks on two sites at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry shut down more than 5% of global supply, sent oil prices as much as 20% higher and prompted the United States to blame Iran despite.. Reuters - Published
Iran is ready to cooperate with the United Nations and countries seeking peace and stability in Yemen and the region, an Iranian government spokesman said on Monday, after weekend attacks on Saudi oil.. Reuters - Published
Iran distanced itself on Sunday from attacks on Saudi oil facilities but hardliners in Tehran might chalk the assaults up as a win against Washington's tougher policy toward the Islamic Republic,.. Reuters - Published
Iran dismissed as "pointless" U.S. claims that Tehran was behind drone attacks which hit two of Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations on Saturday, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom's output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced.. Reuters - Published
France, Britain and Germany, the European parties to Iran's nuclear accord, on Friday expressed deep concern at Tehran's violations of the 2015 deal and urged it to cooperate with the U.N. nuclear.. Reuters - Published
Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to annex the Jordan Valley and his frequent accusations against Tehran were ploys to win re-election,.. Reuters - Published
Iran will not negotiate with the United States while sanctions on Tehran are still enforced by Washington, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in a phone call.. Reuters - Published
Iran has denounced a "U.S.-Israeli plot" to put pressure on the U.N. nuclear watchdog, after the IAEA called in recent days for more cooperation from Tehran following what diplomats say was the.. Reuters - Published
Iran's envoy to London said on Wednesday the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 was sold at sea to a private company, denying Tehran had broken assurances it had given over the vessel, but he insisted.. Reuters - Published
Iran said on Wednesday Washington should distance itself from "warmongers" after the resignation of hawkish White House National Security Adviser John Bolton, and Tehran stood by its demand that.. Reuters - Published
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urged the United States on Wednesday to end its policy of "maximum pressure" on his country, and said Tehran would cut its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal further if.. Reuters - Published
The United States on Tuesday said it was unacceptable that Iran was not fully cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency's investigation of its nuclear program, but repeated it remained.. Reuters - Published
Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said he was seeking a pretext for war. Reuters - Published
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site near the city of Abadeh, but that Tehran destroyed the facility after learning it.. Reuters - Published
The U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief impressed upon Iranian officials the importance of providing swift cooperation with his agency as it seeks information on its activities, he said on Monday, a day.. Reuters - Published
Samples taken by the U.N. nuclear watchdog at what Israel's prime minister called a "secret atomic warehouse" in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, two diplomats who follow.. Reuters - Published
An Iranian tanker at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers has delivered its cargo after docking somewhere on the Mediterranean coast, Iran's state news agency IRNA quoted a Foreign.. Reuters - Published
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Sunday said an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers had reached its destination and sold its oil, state television.. Reuters - Published
Iran's nuclear chief said on Sunday the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have failed to fulfill their commitments under the pact, a day after Tehran announced further breaches of limits on its.. Reuters - Published
Developing new types of uranium enrichment machines is on Tehran's agenda, a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation said in a televised news conference on Saturday, adding that Iran has.. Reuters - Published
The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian port.. Reuters - Published
The acting chief of the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers, Cornel Feruta, will meet senior Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday, a spokesman for the International.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday he currently had no plan on his desk to seize the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, which is at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western.. Reuters - Published
Seven of the 23 crew members of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was seized by Iran in July reached Dubai on Thursday after Tehran agreed to their release, a Russian official said. Reuters - Published
France's foreign ministry on Thursday called on Iran to refrain from any concrete action that does not comply with its 2015 nuclear deal obligations after Tehran said it would develop centrifuges for.. Reuters - Published
The Trump administration views a French proposal to extend a $15 billion credit line to Iran with some skepticism, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that they had not seen any concrete proposal.. Reuters - Published
A European trade mechanism to barter humanitarian and food goods with Iran will not work until Tehran sets up a mirror company and meets international standards against money-laundering and terrorism.. Reuters - Published
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani gave European powers another two months to save a 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday, but warned that Tehran was still preparing for further significant breaches of the.. Reuters - Published
Iran rejected on Wednesday as "ineffective" U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran's civilian space agency and two research organizations for allegedly being used to advance the country's disputed ballistic.. Reuters - Published
Iran's next moves to scale back its nuclear commitments will have "extraordinary" effects, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday according to state TV, two days ahead of a deadline set by Tehran.. Reuters - Published
Iran has rejected an offer of a $15 billion loan by European countries aimed at protecting its economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States, its state-run Press TV reported on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Iranian President Rouhani said on Wednesday that new steps to further scale back Tehran's commitments under a 2015 pact with major powers will accelerate Iran's nuclear activity, state TV reported. Reuters - Published
A senior Iranian official confirmed on Wednesday that Tehran would return to its nuclear deal commitment only if it got $15 billion for oil sales over four months, as stipulated in a draft French plan.. Reuters - Published
Iran's foreign minister said on Tuesday Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acted to salvage the pact by Thursday, but that this did not mean the.. Reuters - Published
France has proposed offering Iran about $15 billion in credit lines until year-end if Tehran comes fully back into compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal, a move that hinges on Washington not blocking.. Reuters - Published
A new violation of the 2015 nuclear deal by Iran would send the "wrong signal", but efforts to find a solution in the crisis between Washington and Tehran would remain necessary, a French diplomatic.. Reuters - Published