Escaped Iranian director presents latest film at Cannes

It is one of the most dramatic storylines ever delivered at Cannes: Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof walks the red carpet Friday after fleeing a prison sentence just days before the…

World reactions to death of Iran’s President Raisi

Iran’s powerful allies on Monday mourned the death of its president, Ebrahim Raisi, in a helicopter crash, while regional militants hailed him as a supporter of the Palestinian cause. The…

Earthquake Hits Iran Amid Mourning Over President Raisi, Others’ Death In Helicopter Crash

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck Malayer in the Hamedan province of western Iran on Monday, compounding the nation's grief following the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi in an helicopter crash on Sunday.

Iran sentences rapper to death for backing protests

An Iranian court has sentenced to death a popular rapper jailed for more than a year and a half for supporting nationwide protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death, local media…

World reactions to Iran strikes on Israel

Countries around the world condemned Iran’s strikes on Israel late Saturday, warning the attack threatened to further destabilise the Middle East. Here are some of the main reactions so far:…

Iran hangs four Kurds on Israel spying charges

Iran on Monday hanged four members of its Kurdish minority on charges of spying for Israel, defying a campaign for their lives to be spared by rights groups who had…

Calls for calm after Iran, Pakistan trade strikes on militants

The United Nations and the United States appealed for restraint on Thursday after Iran and Pakistan traded deadly air strikes on militant targets on each other’s territory. The rare military…

US says it killed pro-Iran commander in Iraq strike

An American strike killed a pro-Iran commander in Iraq who was involved in attacks on US troops, the Pentagon said Thursday. The strike — which was condemned by the Iraqi…

11 Iran police killed in jihadist-claimed attack

At least 11 Iranian police officers were killed in a jihadist-claimed attack overnight on a police station in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, an official told state television on Friday.…

Iran hangs 3 convicted over 2019 bombing attacks

Iran hanged on Monday three men who were convicted of carrying out 2019 bombing attacks in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, the judiciary said. The three men were sentenced…