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Iranian MPs seek hardening of nuclear stance after scientist killed

Parliament has often demanded a hardening of Iran’s position on the nuclear issue in recent years, without much success

Members of Iranian forces carry the coffin of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh during a funeral ceremony in Tehran, Iran on 30 November 2020

‘No clue’ who killed Iranian nuclear scientist: Israeli minister

Israeli cabinet minister Tzachi Hanegbi said on Saturday he had “no clue” who was behind the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran

Protesters gather during a demonstration against the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's top nuclear scientist, in Tehran, Iran, on 28 November 2020

Iran will retaliate nuclear scientist's assassination: Rouhani

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused Israel of killing the country's top nuclear scientist, believed by the West to be the architect of Tehran's secret military nuclear programme

A view shows the scene of the attack that killed Prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, outside Tehran, Iran, 27 November, 2020

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

The former head of the US Central Intelligence Agency labelled the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist Friday a “criminal” act that risks inflaming conflict in the region

Ex-CIA chief condemns ‘criminal’ assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Virus-hit Iran shuts non-essential business in much of the country

Iran announced Saturday it had shut non-essential businesses in over half its cities and towns for up to two weeks and introduced movement restrictions to rein in its novel coronavirus outbreak

A woman wears a protective face mask and gloves, amid fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as she sells the masks in Tajrish square in Tehran, Iran on 2 April.

Israel air strikes in Syria kill three troops, hit Iranian targets

Israel launched air strikes on Syria Wednesday, killing three troops and hitting Iranian targets in what the Israeli army called a retaliatory attack after it found explosive devices along its ...

Syrians load their belonging onto trucks as they prepare to leave the Kurdish-run al-Hol camp holding relatives of alleged Islamic State (IS) group fighters, in the al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria, on 16 November.

Trump asked aides about striking Iran nuke site: report

Two months before he is due to leave office, president Donald Trump asked top aides about the possibility of striking Iran’s nuclear facilities, The New York Times reported Monday

US president Donald Trump delivers a statement to reporters about reopening places of worship by declaring them "essential" in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, US on 22 May.

‘I insist’: Film gives new voice to jailed Iran rights lawyer

Tehran, March 2018: the lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh reflects on a career that has seen her take on the most sensitive of causes in Iran, including saving juveniles from the death penalty, defending ...

A woman wears a protective face mask and gloves, amid fear of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as she sells the masks in Tajrish square in Tehran, Iran on 2 April.

Trump vows '1,000 times greater' response to any Iran attack

US president Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would be met with a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude," after reports that Iran planned to avenge the killing of top general ...

US president Donald Trump concludes a campaign rally at Smith Reynolds Regional Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US, 8 September, 2020.

US, Iran battle over sanctions at world court

The United States and Iran will face off at the UN’s top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President Donald Trump

A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives of the US, Iran, China, Russia, Britain, Germany, France and the European Union during the Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria on 14 July, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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