Iraq's president refused on Thursday to designate a prime minister candidate nominated by the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc.
Security forces prevented fresh protests in Iran on December 26 by overwhelming presence and arrests.
Social media users in Iran have posted videos of the heavy presence of security forces and riot police in many cities and townships in anticipation of a new round of protests since the evening of December 24.
Iranian security forces are preparing to prevent a fresh round of protests by slowing or shutting down the Internet in several cities and stationing security forces and riot police in the streets.
The decision of Ali Larijani, Iran's speaker of parliament, not to run in the 2020 parliamentary elections represents a political comedown for the Larijani family and scrambles Iranian politics.
On its Persian Twitter account, the Israeli Army (IDF) has promised to publish "interesting information" about the children of the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has strongly denounced the arrest of parents of a young protester shot dead by security forces in Iran’s November protests.
Fearing the 40th day memorial ceremony for Pouya Bakhtiari, one of the victims of the November protests, could start a fresh round of protests, Iran security forces arrested Pouya's family on Monday.
Anger over Iran's stranglehold on Baghdad's political system has helped propel an unprecedented protest movement -- and now Iraqi activists are hitting the Islamic Republic where it hurts, with a goods boycott.
Officials and experts say Iran's government has exaggerated expected oil exports for next year just to inspire hope among the population.
While Iranian officials have begun dismissing a Reuters report about 1,500 killed in protests, the claim that Khamenei ordered the crackdown is equally significant for Iranians.
A strong stench in Iran's capital Tehran has been revealed to be coming from the use of mazut with high sulfur content.