Media are reporting that U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief granted to Iran under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, leaving the accord intact for now.
A top Iranian cleric under investigation in Germany for alleged crimes against humanity has reportedly left Germany for Tehran on Thursday 11 January regardless of charges of crimes against humanity.
The United States says it is “deeply concerned” by reports that Iranian authorities have imprisoned “thousands” of citizens for participating in the antigovernment street protests that have rocked dozens of cities and town.
The U.S, House of Representatives has nearly unanimously adopted a resolution expressing support for antigovernment protesters in Iran and condemning Tehran's crackdown on the two-week-long demonstrations.
Protesters are camped out in front of Tehran's Evin prison demanding the release of detained Dervishes and other prisoners.
A video clip form the meeting that elected Ali Khamanei as Iran's Supreme Leader in 1989, shows that he was supposed to serve only for one year as a caretaker.
Iran's foreign minister has warned other countries not to foment insecurity in his country.
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Amid intense security measures across Iran, protests continued Saturday evening in at least nine cities.
The Iranian parliament is poised to hold a special session on January 7 to discuss the antigovernment protests that have rocked the country for more than a week.