The United States has chosen the wrong path in reimposing sanctions on Iran and will be defeated, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday.
Iran executes two men as part of Ayatollah Khamenei's orders to get tough amid U.S. sanctions.
The Asian Football Confederation has warned Iran it could face sanctions ahead of January's Asian Cup over government interference with the nation's soccer association.
Iran's inflation rate will jump to over 40 percent by the end of the year even as its economy sinks into a deep recession, the International Monetary Fund is projecting.
Iranian authorities say they have seized more than six tonnes of heroin destined for Europe and dismantled five international gangs who were trafficking the drugs.
The US Treasury expanded its attack on Hezbollah's financial network Tuesday, hitting key representatives of the Lebanese militant group in Iraq with sanctions.
With huge corruption scandals and debts, Iran's capital Tehran gets a new mayor; a little-known technocrat.
Two men on a motorbike were gunned down early Monday morning in Minoo island, close to the city of Abadan, Iran.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton vowed Tuesday to "squeeze" Iran "until the pips squeak".