Firefighters battle a blaze that engulfed Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran on January 19, 2017. (AFP/Stringer)
January 19, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Up to 100 people are feared to be trapped beneath the rubble.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The European Union (EU)’s top diplomat says the bloc will remain committed to and work to ensure the proper execution of a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.
Donald Trump is greeted on stage by Ted Cruz before speaking at a rally against the Iran nuclear deal in Washington on Sept. 9, 2015. (AFP/File)
January 13, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Donald Trump's impending presidency raises questions about the future of the Iranian nuclear deal as it turns one-year-old.
Iranians gather around a hearse carrying the coffin of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in the capital Tehran, on January 10, 2017. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 11, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Iran's former president died of a heart attack on Sunday.
This file photo taken on December 21, 2015 shows Iranian former president and head of the Expediency Council, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani arriving for a press conference after registering his candidacy for the upcoming Assembly of Experts elections at the interior ministry in Tehran. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
January 09, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The influential cleric and politician served as Iran's fourth president.
President Hassan Rouhani has ordered Iran's Atomic Energy Oranization to resume work on nuclear projects halted under the JCPOA. (AFP/File)
December 13, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran's President Rouhani has called US Congress' actions a direct breach of the JCPOA.
Both Trump and Netanyahu have been ardent opponents of the 2015 agreement curbing Tehran's nuclear program. (AFP/File)
December 13, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The pair are plotting various ways to get rid of the landmark agreement that curbed Tehran's nuclear program.
Iran's Parliament is preparing legislature that would force the government to resume nuclear activities halted under the JCPOA.
December 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Under the JCPOA, Iran put limitations on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of international sanctions against the country.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) meets with visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Tehran, November 26, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Iran and Turkey hold regular consultations on regional issues, notably the crises in Syria and Iraq. While differing on Syria, Ankara and Tehran are both concerned about the threat of extremism.
Damaged trains following an accident in the Semnan province. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
A passenger train crashed into another passenger train that had stopped at a station near the town of Shahroud in Semnan province, about 250 kilometres east of the capital, Tehran.
US President Bararck Obama makes a statement at the White House in Washington, DC. (AFP/File)
November 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The administration of US President Barack Obama is planning to take measures in its last months in office to “strengthen” a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran, amid the probability that an incoming American president and his hawkish possible appointees may act to undermine the international agreement and the US stature as a result, American officials say.
Islamic Republic's President Hassan Rouhani (AFP/File)
October 19, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Washington has said it is deeply concerned at the reports and has called for all Americans held in Iran to be freed.
Iraqi Shias pray inside the Imam Abbas shrine in commemoration of the tenth day of the mourning period of Muharram, which marks the day of Ashura, in the holy city of Karbala on October 11, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Sawaf)
October 12, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Sermons, eulogies, and passion plays are all staged as pilgrims make their way to the holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.
Jason Rezaian, the former bureau chief for the Washington Post in Tehran, was detained in his home on espionage charges that were never proven. (File photo)
October 05, 2016 - 14:49 GMT
The controversial new US law was passed for 9/11 victims' families to sue the Saudi government, but also opens up other countries, including the US government, to lawsuits.
Yemeni Shia Houthi's Celebrate Eid al Ghadeer. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Millions of Shia Muslims across the world, including in Iran, are celebrating the Eid al-Ghadeer, which marks the appointment of the first Shia Imam, Ali ibn Abi Talib (PBUH), by Islam’s most revered figure, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as his successor.
The Iranian flag outside Iran's embassy in London. (AFP/File)
September 05, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Nicholas Hopton has been named the UK's new ambassador to Tehran.