The UN atomic watchdog hit back at US criticism of the Iran nuclear deal, insisting its inspections there are the world's toughest and that Tehran is sticking to the accord. (AFP File/Majid Asgaripour)
October 14, 2017 - 07:59 GMT
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano says 'So far, the IAEA has had access to all locations it needed to visit.'
U.S. President Donald Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May (AFP/File Photo)
October 11, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
May told Trump the deal was "vitally important for regional security" while stressing that it must be "carefully monitored and properly enforced".
On Sunday, the IRGC warned Washington against designating it as a terrorist group (AFP/File Photo)
October 09, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
Iran on Monday vowed a “crushing” response if the U.S. designated its Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Shutterstock/File Photo)
October 04, 2017 - 14:37 GMT
He was welcomed at Mehrabad airport by Iranian Minister of Industry, Minerals and Trade Mohammad Shariat Madar, along with the Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin and Turkish Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar.
Iraqi Kurdistan votes today to move towards independence, AFP
September 25, 2017 - 15:35 GMT
As Iraqi Kurds vote on whether to move towards independence, Israel and Russia bet on there being a Kurdistan.
July 16, 2017 - 12:14 GMT
The all Afghan girl robotics team, thanks to the last minute intervention of the US President, Donald Trump, arrived in the American Capital Saturday to attend an international robotics competition.
Maryam Mirzakhani (File photo)
July 16, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician who was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal, has died in a US hospital after a battle with cancer. She was 40.
Traditionally, all Iranian presidents have been on the defensive, trying to protect their domain, while the Supreme Leader has always been on the offensive, trying to expand his orbit of power. (AFP)
July 12, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Turkey-based writer Selim Celal questions whether its possible for Iran to change its current political system.
This file photo taken on May 21, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump (R) speaks with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, during a bilateral meeting at a hotel in the Saudi capital Riyadh.
June 08, 2017 - 10:39 GMT
With unprecedented punitive measures taken against the State of Qatar this week, Al Bawaba reviews the possible implications for the GCC and the Donald Trump administration.
Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard secure the area outside the Iranian parliament during an attack on the complex in the capital Tehran on June 7, 2017. (AFP/Hossein Mersadi)
June 08, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
'We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote,' claimed Trump.
US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver press statements before an official dinner in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Netanyahu, whose staunch opposition to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal led to an acrimonious fallout with president Barack Obama, praised Trump's reversal on US policy on Iran.
Supporters of newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hold a placard bearing a portrait of him as they take to the streets to celebrate his victory in downtown Tehran on May 20, 2017. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
May 21, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
President Hassan Rouhani's landslide re-election is a victory for moderates seeking to bring Iran out of isolation.
Iranian women hold their ID as they wait in line to cast their votes for municipal and presidential elections at a polling station at the Massoumeh shrine in the holy city of Qom, 130 kms south of Tehran, on May 19, 2017. (AFP/Ali Shaigan)
May 20, 2017 - 12:21 GMT
Rouhani had an insurmountable lead with 58.6 percent of the vote, compared with 39.8 percent for his main challenger hardliner Ebrahim Raisi.
The earthquake caused extensive damage to houses and other buildings. (Twitter)
May 15, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
the 5.7 quake struck the city of Bojnurd near Iran's border with Turkmenistan.
Supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hassan Rouhani hold his portrait during a campaign rally in the capital Tehran on May 4, 2017. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
May 06, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The Iranian president's conservative opponents have been accused of trying to undermine the nuclear deal passed last year.
Saeed Karimian was tried in absentia by an Iranian court and sentenced to six years in jail for spreading
May 01, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Saeed Karimian was the owner of GEM TV Group which broadcast shows in Persian, Kurdish, Azeri, and Arabic. He was tried in absentia in an Iranian court for spreading 'propaganda' against Iran.