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.
The United States on Monday demanded that all buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on.. Reuters - Published
Tehran is prepared for a U.S. decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude, an Iranian oil ministry source said on Monday, as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their threat to close the.. Reuters - Published
According to Reuters, the United States demanded a cut off of Iranian oil exports to major importers like China and India who had been granted exemptions from sanctions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
The Trump administration will no longer offer sanctions waivers to any countries that import oil from Iran. A decision that will further ratchet up the U.S. pressure campaign on the Islamist regime in..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, a group of Iraq's Shi'ite militia groups said that they strongly reject the designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization by..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday designated Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented step that raises tension in the Middle East...
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..
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday to discuss security and regional issues, Iranian state TV reported, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against militants behind.. Reuters - Published
The Baloch insurgents who killed 14 people along Pakistan's coast this week are based in neighboring Iran, Pakistan's foreign minister said on Saturday, heightening tensions ahead of Prime Minister.. Reuters - Published
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, his office said on Thursday, a day after his first official visit to the kingdom which has been wooing.. Reuters - Published
President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday that Iranian armed forces were not a threat against any regional country, as Tehran held an Army Day military parade to unveil its latest military equipment. Reuters - Published
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi made his first visit to Saudi Arabia since taking office six months ago, meeting King Salman during the stop on a regional tour that has also seen visits to Cairo.. Reuters - Published
Sadaf Khadem, who on Saturday became the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout, has canceled her return to Tehran after an arrest warrant was issued for her there, her representative.. Reuters - Published