A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country's internal security agency said Monday.
Ian Deitch. Fox News. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:35:01 GMT.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani plans to visit Austria and Switzerland next month, the two European countries said on July 18, amid continued uncertainty over the future of the 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:14:11 +0000.
Carlos Quieroz paid tribute to his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson as his Iran team grabbed a dramatic late victory over Morocco in 'Fergie Time' on Friday night.
Daily Mail. Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:25:29 +0100.
The group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup continues on Friday with an exciting slate of games that includes Egypt vs. Uruguay, Morocco vs. Iran and Portugal vs. ...
By Alex Kay, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:00:00 -0400.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, internationally known as a rights activist, was taken on Wednesday to the notorious Evin Prison in Tehran, her husband said.
Thomas Erdbrink. New York Times. Thu, 14 Jun 2018 02:50:15 GMT.
QINGDAO, China (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized U.S. "unliteralism" in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said on Sunday he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement.
Reuters. Sun, 10 Jun 2018 19:50:00 -0400.
A senior Iranian official said on Friday that Tehran "cannot wait forever" for the confirmation of the 2015 nuclear accord between Iran and world powers that is hanging in the balance after the United States withdrew. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 08 Jun 2018 12:52:00 -0400.
Foreign and finance ministers from France, Germany and Britain have sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 6 Jun 2018 07:47:55 EDT.
Britain, France and Germany have officially requested that European companies conducting business with Iran be exempt from U.S. sanctions that will be imposed on Iran following U.S. withdrawal from a global nuclear agreement. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 06 Jun 2018 03:34:18 -0400.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron are sticking to their opposing views on Iran and the 2015 deal that curbed its nuclear program
ABC News. Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:15:07 -0400.
French automaker PSA, which makes Peugeot and Citroen cars said Monday that it would pull out of two joint ventures to sell its cars in Iran to avoid the risk of US sanctions after Washington withdrew from a key nuclear deal with Tehran.
The Local. Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:47:21 +0200.
Facts About Iran
The Islamic Republic of Iran, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
an elected President who appoints a Prime Minister and other ministers
as well as a unicameral Consultative Assembly. An appointed
religious leader, known as an Ayatollah, is authorized to protect the
Iran's capital city is Tehran, and its currency is the Iranian Real.
In 2007, Iran's estimated population was 65,398,000, and the primary
spoken language of Iranians is Farsi (or Persian). Approximately
51% of Iranians are Persian, 24% are Azeri, 7% are Kurdish, and 18% are
Click on the small Iran map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iran.