European diplomats have called a pause in talks on Iran's nuclear program "disappointing." EU envoy Enrique Mora has said only weeks remain to save the deal, as Iran ramps up uranium enrichment.
19 Jun 2021
Islamic hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi is viewed as the favorite to win the presidential election. But given the nation's dire economic straits, he is expected to continue Tehran's current approach to foreign policy.
12 Apr 2021
Reports of an "explosion" on an Iranian cargo ship in busy waters off the Yemeni coast have been confirmed. The ship is suspected of functioning as a military base for the Revolutionary Guard.
13 Mar 2021
There have been tentative signs of progress toward salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal, as the UN's atomic energy watchdog reports that Iran has agreed to discuss "outstanding issues."
16 Nov 2020
Tehran seems to think that the departure of its archenemy, Donald Trump, could give it more diplomatic scope for its regional ambitions. But this could prove to be very much mistaken.
20 Oct 2020
Iran said it would not go on "a buying spree" of weapons while announcing that the UN arms embargo from 2007 has now expired. Tehran also said that "weapons of mass destruction" had no place in their defense.
25 Jul 2020
Seoul has summoned Iran's ambassador to South Korea and lodged a protest over Tehran's threat to take legal action over the freezing of Iranian assets in South Korean banks. Julian Ryall reports.
7 Jun 2020
Every day in the Iranian capital Tehran, thousands of supporters of the most conservative branch of the Iranian regime visit mausoleums honouring Shiite martyrs or other places linked to the Islamic Revolution. But on the streets, a younger generation is scorning the country's strict rules. Young women and men alike are yearning for change and a better relationship with the West. Our reporters went to meet this optimistic Iranian youth, which is becoming emancipated and dreaming of a future of freedom, in radical contrast to the most conservative Iranians.
9 Jan 2020
Iran with a history of several thousand years and a very versatile climate is an interesting place that is interesting to explore. And while Iran has promised to revenge the killing of its top military chief, President Donald Trump has vowed to hit 52 Iranian sites if Tehran carries out any reprisal attack. GuardianTV brings to you the top five possible targets.
15 Sep 2019
The IAEA has urged Iran to cooperate as the agency gathers information on Tehran's nuclear program. It confirmed Tehran was preparing to use more advanced centrifuges — further breaching a fragile 2015 nuclear deal.
20 Aug 2019
Tehran has threatened "grave consequences" if the US renews efforts to detain an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic row. The vessel was detained in Gibraltar for six weeks but left anchorage on Sunday night.
27 Jul 2019
The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions between Iran and the UK amid attempts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal.