Portugal stopped issuing entry visas for Iranian nationals while it upgrades security at its consulate in Tehran, not because of political issues or any security threats, the Portuguese foreign ministry said.
The Guardian Council in Iran has once again elected hardliner Ahmad Jannati, 93, as the body’s secretary on Wednesday July 17. He has been holding the post since 1992.
A British-Iranian aid worker serving a five-year prison term in Iran on sedition charges that she denies has been moved from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward.
The Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) closed in red on Tuesday, July 16, as investors were set back by the recovery of the national currency rial in the open forex market.
Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official news agency ISNA.
Portugal's foreign minister says his country has temporarily stopped granting visas to Iranians "for security reasons."
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a lot of progress had been made with Iran and that he was not looking for regime change in Iran.
President Donald Trump's nominee to run the Pentagon has told his Senate confirmation hearing that the United States should pursue diplomatic solutions to its differences with Iran and avoid war.
Three babies were among 13 people killed Tuesday when a minibus they were travelling in plunged into a gorge in central Iran, state news agency IRNA reported.
Jean-Francois Bayart told Europe 1 radio on Tuesday that she responded to his email "in a strange way." He said he later understood "she wasn't the writer of this mail or she wrote it under constraint."
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Tehran will retaliate over the seizure of an Iranian tanker by British authorities.
An Israeli NGO said Tuesday it was petitioning Gibraltar's top court to sell an impounded Iranian oil tanker to compensate parents of a child allegedly killed by Iran-funded Hamas.