A former revolutionary, turned bitter opponent of Iran’s Supreme Leader has called for a boycott of next February’s parliamentary elections.
Two billion euros ($2.22 billion) will be taken from Iran's National Development Fund and given to the military, boosting its budget by 8 percent.
In a petition published on December 9 by Amnesty International civil society organizations urged the UN member countries to publicly condemn the grave human rights violations by the Iranian authorities.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman opened a Gulf Arab summit on Tuesday by calling for regional unity to confront Iran and secure energy supplies and maritime channels.
BBC’s Persian section says harassment directed at its journalists and their relatives who are in Iran has intensified and is appealing to UN bodies.
A prominent rights defender in Iran has issued a statement from prison demanding a full, independent investigation of government violence during the November protests.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman Monday dismissed a threat by Israel’s foreign minister about a possible bombing of Iran as a sign of “weakness and impotence”.
Iran’s currency rial lost more value against the U.S. dollar on Monday reaching a low of 138,000. One month ago, the rial was trading just above 120,000 to the dollar.
Iran is ready for more prisoner swaps with the United States, foreign minister Javad Zarif and the Rouhani government's spokesman said Monday.
The Eu High Representative for Foreign Affairs has condemned the "disproportionate use of force" against protesters in Iran.
The U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien says the Trump administration would like to see more detained Americans released by Iran.
An army complex that hosts U.S. forces next to Baghdad International Airport was hit by several rockets on December 9, wounding six Iraqi troops, the military said in a statement.