A legal victory in Iran means a cartoonist sentenced to 12 years will be released early
Atena Farghadani had been languishing in Evin Prison for a 2014 cartoon that portrayed Iranian lawmakers with the faces of monkeys and goats. Now she's getting out.
3 reasons the Russia-Saudi oil deal is probably doomed from the start
Major oil producing nations have agreed to freeze production to help raise prices. It's not enough.
Iranian oil won't flood the market as quickly as you might think
Now that crippling sanctions have been mostly lifted, oil is a key part of Iran's revival. But it won't be easy, or fast.
Iran's president is basically just touring Europe, picking up checks at this point
With the era of sanctions mostly over, governments and businesses are lining up to meet the Iranian leader.
'War to get me out': Wife of freed US reporter Jason Rezaian tells of Iran ordeal
The wife of freed US reporter Jason Rezaian has described her harrowing 25-hour ordeal as she tried to leave Iran with her husband in an interview with the Washington Post.
Iran forward and back again
With new ballistic missile sanctions in place a day after nuclear sanctions were lifted, this 'new chapter' of US-Iran ties is looking a bit like some old ones we've read.
Nuclear watchdog chief in Iran for talks after deal
International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano was due to hold talks in Tehran Monday on ensuring Iran's continued compliance with a nuclear deal the US and Iranian presidents hailed as a historic breakthrough.
US prisoners leave Iran, arrive in Germany, as Obama hails win for diplomacy
The lifting of sanctions and the prisoner deal considerably reduce the hostility between Tehran and Washington that has shaped the Middle East since Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Washington Post journalist reportedly freed by Iran
Jason Rezaian was reportedly among four Iranian-Americans freed Saturday in a prisoner swap, as a nuclear deal with world powers was set to be sealed.
Iran holds 10 US sailors in Gulf
Iranian forces seized 10 American troops on Tuesday after their patrol boats strayed into hostile Gulf waters, in a setback to thawing ties between the foes.
The US isn't setting a very good example for Iran
As Iran dismantles its ability to build a single nuclear weapon, the US is testing newer, smaller atom bombs in the Nevada desert.
Iran will protest Saudi 'bombing' of its Yemen embassy to UN Security Council
Iran accused Saudi warplanes of deliberately bombing its embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
Sometimes a day at work goes so wrong, it only lasts 14 minutes
That's the length of time active trading was open on China’s stock markets Thursday — making Jan. 7, 2016 its shortest trading day ever.
Khamenei says US faces 'punch in mouth' in upcoming Iran elections
Iran's supreme leader says the United States is seeking to influence next month's elections in the Islamic republic but that such efforts will receive a "punch in the mouth."
The troubled history of Iran-Saudi relations, explained
Here's what you need to know about the ups and downs of the countries' relations over the last 20 years.
Saudi Arabia severs ties with Iran
The announcement comes after demonstrators stormed its Tehran embassy to protest against Riyadh's execution of a Shia cleric.
Lest we forget that Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals
The latest tensions between Middle East powerhouses does not mean good things for their proxy wars in Syria in Yemen.
Angry crowds set fire to Saudi embassy in Tehran
The incident came hours after the announcement of the death of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who was among 47 charged with terrorism and executed in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
US preparing new sanctions against Iran
The United States is preparing sanctions against firms and individuals in Iran, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates over alleged links to Iran's ballistic missile program.
Iran ships 25,000 pounds of low-enriched uranium to Russia under nuclear deal
US Secretary of State John Kerry described the shipment as "significant progress towards Iran completing its key nuclear commitments under the deal."
So, almost 12,000 candidates registered for Iran's February election
It's a record-breaking level of participation at a time of political uncertainty in the Islamic Republic.
Russia will start building 2 nuclear reactors in Iran
Russia and Iran, relations to watch in 2016.
Iran says Washington Post reporter Rezaian sentenced to prison
US-IRAN-USA-TRIAL:Iran says Washington Post reporter Rezaian sentenced to prison
Iran is holding the most important elections in the Islamic Republic's history
Iran’s clerics and lawmakers have been jockeying for position during feverish campaigns.
Iran will join the US for talks on the Syrian conflict
Iran's supreme leader said there would be no more discussions with America after the Iran deal. Seems things have changed.
The Iran accord is going to change everything
Stephen Kinzer, one of the world’s leading experts on Iran, tells us why the Iran deal is going to make the world a better place.
Iran's Khamenei conditionally approves nuclear deal with powers
It came after the United States and the European Union took formal legal steps to lift sanctions against Iran.
West prepares to end sanctions as Iran deal adopted
The United States and Europe began preparing to lift the trade sanctions that have hobbled the Iranian economy on Sunday, as a historic nuclear deal came into effect.
Iran's Guardian Council ratifies bill approving nuclear deal
The council, made up of six clerics appointed by the Supreme Leader and six lawyers elected by parliament, approved the deal reached by Tehran, the US and five other world powers.
Iranian court finds Washington Post reporter guilty of espionage
Jason Rezaian holds both Iranian and American citizenship. He has been in a notorious Iranian prison, known for holding political prisoners, for 14 months.
Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards general killed in Syria: IRGC
Tehran denies having any military forces in Syria, but says it has offered 'military advice' to Assad's forces in their fight against 'terrorist groups.'