Russian officials and lawmakers are sharply criticizing U.S. legislation that would impose new sanctions on Moscow and make it harder for President Donald Trump to ease or lift punitive measures.
Four people have died in the latest case of mass alcohol poisoning in Iran, where alcohol consumption is strictly banned.
In a country that calls itself a pioneer against illiteracy in the region, a huge proportion of children in Iran leave school before receiving their high-school diploma.
After thousands of executions and countless other deaths related to addictive drugs, Iran appears to be on the verge of overhauling its drug-related policies.
Iran's constitution gives the supreme leader vast, unrivaled power over all of the country’s institutions and citizens, but theoretically he is not allowed to interfere in the selection of cabinet ministers.
The “Valley Performing Arts Center” has been renamed the “Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts” in recognition of a $17 million gift from the Nazarian family.
Iranian lawmakers are attempting to abolish a longstanding law that denies citizenship to Iranian children born to foreign fathers.
As tension between Iran's judiciary and Mahmud Ahmadinejad reach a new peak, the former president has received a yellow card from the judicial authorities.