Tehran or Teheran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 13.2 million in the city and 23 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and in West Asia  and has the largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. It is ranked 9th in the world in terms of metropolitan population.
Iranian students worked to produce face masks for nurses on Monday (March 16) as the country's coronavirus death toll reached 853, with 129 new deaths in the past 24 hours. Iran is the worst-affected..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States has offered to help with the coronavirus response in Iran, where the outbreak has killed 34 people and raised doubts about Tehran's..
Iran announced on Thursday its death toll from coronavirus had risen to 26. According to Reuters, it's by far the highest number outside China. The total number of infected people in Iran now stands at..
Iran has said will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday (February 16), adding that Tehran's help was essential in establishing security in the..
Iran has made several arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran in January, the semi-official Tasnim news agency confirmed on Monday. An official from the Islamic.. WorldNews - Published
Iran will never ask the United States to help Tehran in its fight against the new coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, adding that Washington should lift its "illegal".. Reuters - Published
DUBAI (Reuters) – A senior Iranian health official said the greater Tehran area may face a coronavirus resurgence after many residents flouted advisories to stay home, crowding streets and causing.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Donald Trump’s demand that Iran grovel before him and plead for aid shows the moral bankruptcy of the United States under his leadership, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a.. WorldNews - Published
Iran's president said on Wednesday the United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country during the coronavirus outbreak, though he said the penalties had not hampered.. Reuters - Published
TEHRAN: Iran said Tuesday 141 more people have died from the novel coronavirus, raising the official toll in one of the world’s worst-affected countries to 2,898. Health ministry spokesman Kianoush.. WorldNews - Published
The mayors of Tehran and Rome, Pirouz Hanachi and Virginia Raggi, have exchanged their respective municipalities’ experiences in confronting the new coronavirus outbreak. The two spoke via Skype in.. WorldNews - Published
European nations have exported medical supplies to Iran as part of a mechanism set up to circumvent US sanctions on Tehran. The two sides have struggled over the past year to establish the INSTEX.. WorldNews - Published
The United States has allowed Russian, Chinese and European companies to continue their work at Iranian nuclear sites to make it harder for Tehran to develop nuclear weapons, the U.S. State Department.. Reuters - Published
Tehran: The number of declared coronavirus infections in Iran topped 40,000 Monday, as the government warned the outbreak could run for several more months and cost over 10,000 lives. With the tally.. WorldNews - Published
The United States blacklisted five Iran- and Iraq-based companies and 15 individuals on Thursday for supporting terrorist groups, its third round of sanctions on Iranian targets in the last two weeks.. Reuters - Published
Iran has warned the United States against politicization of the possible death of a former FBI agent, whom the US administration alleges has been imprisoned in the Islamic Republic, after Washington.. WorldNews - Published
Tehran said on Thursday that a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran 13 years ago had left the country a long time ago, despite his family saying a day earlier that he had died in Iranian custody. Reuters - Published
Tehran has no knowledge about the whereabouts of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in March 2007, a spokesman for the Iranian mission at the United Nations said on Thursday. Reuters - Published
Even as India is preparing to send 400 of its Indian citizens from Iran in the next few days, Indian diplomats at the mission are leaving no stone unturned to help the stranded Indian community. From.. DNA - Published
Tehran, March 21, IRNA – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day of Forests, 21 March 2020, said that forests absorb about 2 billion tonnes of carbon.. WorldNews - Published
Iran has backed China's calls to investigate yet unfounded claims of the United States being the origin of the new coronavirus as an international blame game worsened over a pandemic that has infected.. WorldNews - Published
The United States imposed fresh sanctions on Iran on Tuesday, keeping up its economic pressure campaign even as it offered to help Tehran cope with the coronavirus pandemic and called on the Islamic.. Reuters - Published
Tehran: Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the outbreak of the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die in the Islamic Republic if the public keeps.. WorldNews - Published
The United States is unlikely to ease sanctions on Iran despite an appeal from China that it do so because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources familiar with the matter said, arguing that Tehran.. Reuters - Published
Iranian police have arrested five people over a prank video that shows aubergines falling from the sky in front of a Tehran landmark, state news agency Irna said on Monday. “A video showing eggplants.. WorldNews - Published
Fifty-three Indian nationals evacuated from the Iranian cities of Tehran and Shiraz were moved to the Army Wellness Centre in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer on Monday upon their arrival in the state. IndiaTimes - Published
External affairs minister S Jaishankar on early Monday said that the fourth batch of 53 Indians has arrived in India from Tehran and Shiraz in Iran. Out of the 53 Indians, 52 are students and one is a.. IndiaTimes - Published
The death toll from coronavirus infections in Iran rose on Saturday to 611, up nearly 100 from a day earlier, state TV said, while Tehran's governor-general denied plans to impose a lockdown on the.. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON D.C. - After months of piling pressure on Tehran, the United States is seeing an unexpected new variable - the novel coronavirus, which has taken a substantial toll not just on Iran but.. WorldNews - Published
A top U.S. general said on Thursday that Iran is significantly underreporting the number of its coronavirus victims and he believed that the global pandemic is making Tehran more dangerous, a day after.. Reuters - Published
Shia militia groups in Iraq were likely responsible for the attack on Wednesday that killed one British and two American troops at a base north of Baghdad, a top U.S. general said on Thursday, in.. Reuters - Published
One of the three sites in Iran about which the U.N. nuclear watchdog says it has raised questions that Tehran has failed to answer may have hosted uranium metal, the United States said on Wednesday,.. Reuters - Published
Iran expressed concern on Wednesday about the health of imprisoned Iranians in the United States amid the coronavirus outbreak, a day after Washington called on Tehran to free detained Americans. Reuters - Published
TEHRAN, March 10 (Xinhua) -- At least 291 people have died from novel coronavirus infection as of Tuesday, according to the announcement of Iran's Ministry of Health and Medical Education. A total... WorldNews - Published
Iran's death toll from coronavirus reached 145 on Saturday after another 21 people were confirmed to have died during the last day, among them a conservative lawmaker from Tehran, officials and local.. Reuters - Published
A ferry flight will soon reach the national capital from Tehran with around 300 swab samples of Indians suspected of having coronavirus infection. The flight is expected to land in the national capital.. IndiaTimes - Published
Tehran, Iran: Iranian authorities warned Friday they may use "force" to limit travel between cities and announced the new coronavirus has killed 124 people amid 4,747 confirmed cases in the Islamic.. WorldNews - Published
Iran's death toll from coronavirus infections jumped on Friday to 124, as 17 died over the past 24 hours and more than 1,000 were additionally diagnosed with the disease, a health ministry spokesman.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called on all nations to hold Iran accountable for its commitments under international nuclear agreements and said Tehran's failure to report nuclear.. Reuters - Published