The U.S. imposed sanctions on five senior Iranian officials for allegedly preventing fair and free elections in Iran, the U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday. The sanctions came ahead of Iran’s parliamentary
Conservatives seek to bolster power; some threaten boycott after many reformist candidates disqualified TEHRAN—Iran’s leadership is pushing for a high turnout at Friday’s parliamentary elections, as conservatives
Mostafa Tajzadeh knows well the perilous ways of Iranian politics: He rose to the ranks of deputy minister only to be later thrown in jail as one of the country’s leading reformist voices. He was banned
TEHRAN—Iran’s leadership is pushing for a high turnout at Friday’s parliamentary elections, as conservatives seek to consolidate power in the face of mounting economic challenges at home and worsening
FILE PHOTO: Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, speaks at a news conference in London, Britain June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is in talks with
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States blacklisted five Iranian officials on Thursday, accusing them of preventing free and fair elections a day before a parliamentary vote that it branded a "sham."
(CNN) — On Friday, Iranians will vote in parliamentary elections at a time of turmoil at home and of simmering tensions abroad. The vote comes after months of anti-government protests that were fueled
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian health officials urged all religious gatherings to be suspended in Qom, news agency ISNA said on Thursday, after two more people tested positive for the coronavirus in the holy
(Reuters) - In the wee hours of Jan. 8, Tehran retaliated over the U.S. killing of Iran’s most powerful general by bombarding the al-Asad air base in Iraq. Among the 2,000 troops stationed there was U.S.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Campaigning officially ended on Thursday for Iran’s parliamentary election, a day before a vote seen as a litmus test of the popularity of the clerical establishment. A woman walks past
The coronavirus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday. IRNA quoted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to the country's health minister, as saying that
WASHINGTON — Iran has developed a new type of antiaircraft missile and shipped it to Houthi rebels in Yemen, Pentagon officials announced Wednesday. The weapons were seized by United States Navy warships