The IAEA has been monitoring activity around Iran's Parchin nuclear facility via satellite. (Google)
August 28, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
The UN's nuclear watchdog said in a report Iran has constructed an addition to its nuclear facility in Parchin, raising speculation about explosive testing.
The trial for WashingPost reporter Jason Rezaian concluded last week. His verdict is expected shortly. (
August 26, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
An Iranian official on Thursday denied rumors that his country was making plans with the United States for a prisoner swap which would include Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit the Islamic Republic in a bid to boost political and economic ties. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 12:35 GMT
Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he had made plans to visit Iran in October in an attempt to rebuild political and economic ties with the Islamic Republic.
Thousands of Iranians chanted, “Down with America,” at a major anti-US rally in 2014 marking the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2015 - 07:06 GMT
The Obama administration said it had "no intention" to reopen an embassy in Tehran that has been closed for decades.
File photo of Saudi police standing guard in the al-Munissiyah district, north-east of Riyadh. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2015 - 19:50 GMT
Unidentified gunmen shot at a security patrol in the coastal Saudi city of Jeddah, injuring at least one officer.
UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond shakes hands with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif during a joint press conference in Tehran, August 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said the UK must tread carefully in its new relationship with Iran, after visiting the Islamic Republic to reopen the British embassy in Tehran.
Iranian security forces stand guard outside the British embassy during Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond's visit on August 23, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Atta/Kenare)
August 23, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
British Foreign Secretary Hammond has reopened the UK embassy in Iran's capital Tehran.
Syria has been caught up in a brutal four-year civil war, claiming the lives of at least 240,000 people. (AFP/File)
August 21, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Iran's foreign ministry welcomed the UN's peace plan aimed at ending the four-year war in Syria.
Iranian protesters break into British embassy in Tehran in 2011. (AFP/File)
August 20, 2015 - 16:24 GMT
The UK embassy will reopen in Tehran this weekend, four years after its closure following an attack on the compound during a protest in 2011.
Yeganeh Salehi (C), the wife of detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, leaves the Revolutionary Court after a hearing on August 10, 2015 in the capital Tehran. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
August 17, 2015 - 12:33 GMT
Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American Washington Post reporter, has been in Iranian custody for over a hear on spying charges.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be traveling to Syria's capital Wednesday. (AFP/File)
August 12, 2015 - 13:58 GMT
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be traveling to Syria's capital Wednesday.