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'Back to square one': Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert believed to have been located in Tehran's Evin prisonFriends and colleagues of the University of Melbourne lecturer have been kept in the dark on her location for almost a week.
Australian official reports Kylie Moore-Gilbert is 'well' after visiting jailed academic in Iran prisonJailed university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert is said to be well after she received a visit from Australia's ambassador to Iran in a harsh prison east of Tehran.
Official visits jailed Australian in IranAustralia's ambassador to Iran has visited jailed university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert at a harsh prison east of Tehran.
U.S. thinks any extension of Iran arms embargo should be open-ended: U.S. envoy for IranThe United States believes an extension of an arms embargo on Iran, currently due to expire in October under a 2015 nuclear deal, should be done so indefinitely without a fixed date, a top U.S...
France says working with partners to pressure Iran at IAEA on inspector accessFrance said it was working with Britain and Germany to see the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog board of governors push Iran this week to cooperate fully and immediately to grant its inspectors access to sites..
Iran urges Russia, China to resist U.S. push to extend arms embargoIran on Wednesday called on Russia and China to resist a push by Washington to extend a U.N.-imposed arms embargo due to expire in October under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with six powers.
Iranian-American freed in prisoner swap with U.S. arrives in IranAn Iranian-American doctor has returned to Iran, Iranian state media reported on Monday, after a swap deal between Tehran and Washington that resulted in the release of a U.S. Navy veteran detained in..
Iranian Foreign minister challenges Trump to return to nuclear dealSeizing on Donald Trump’s conciliatory tone after Tehran released an American Navy veteran, Iran’s foreign minister challenged the U.S. president on Friday to return to the nuclear deal that..
Macron demands release of French-Iranian academic AdelkhahFrance demanded on Friday that Franco-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah, whom Tehran has sentenced to six years in prison, be released immediately, saying her detention was harming trust between the two..
Russian senator criticises U.S. for ending sanctions waivers on Iran nuclear sitesThe United States' decision to end sanctions waivers that had allowed some work to proceed at Iranian nuclear sites will only provoke Tehran into developing nuclear weapons, Interfax cited Russian..
France says relations with Iran tougher after citizen sentencedFrance's foreign minister said on Tuesday that relations with Iran had become more difficult after Tehran sentenced a French-Iranian academic to prison in what he said was a politically motivated..
U.S. targets Iran's interior minister in latest sanctions: Treasury DepartmentThe United States has sanctioned Iran's interior minister in its latest action against Tehran, according to a notice posted on the U.S. Treasury's website on Wednesday.
Iran complains to U.N., summons envoy over U.S. threat on Venezuela shipmentIran complained to the United Nations on Sunday and summoned the Swiss ambassador in Tehran, who represents U.S. interests in the Islamic Republic, over possible measures Washington could take against..
Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in 'good health' in Iran prison, family saysAustralian university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert is in good health in a Tehran prison, her family says, as DFAT said securing her freedom is a top priority.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Family of Australian deny reports of suicide attempt in Iran jailAustralian university lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert is in good health in a Tehran prison, her family says, as DFAT said securing her freedom is a top priority.
Vehicles, not marches, to mark Iran's annual anti-Israel rally: presidentRallies next week in Tehran to mark the annual Quds Day against Israel will involve Iranians driving in vehicles not marching through the streets, to avoid spreading the coronavirus, Iranian President..
China's rejects planned U.S. moves at U.N. on Iran sanctionsChina rejected on Thursday a planned push by the United States to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran and, if that fails, Washington's assertion that it could trigger a return of all sanctions..
Iran dismisses U.S. threat to trigger return of U.N. sanctionsIran's Foreign Minister on Thursday dismissed as "foolish claims" U.S. threats to trigger a return of all United Nations sanctions if the U.N. Security Council does not extend an arms embargo on..
Russia slams U.S. assertion at U.N. that it remains party to Iran nuclear dealRussia's U.N. ambassador slammed the United States on Tuesday as "ridiculous" for arguing it was still a member of the Iran nuclear deal two years after it quit, so Washington could trigger a return of..
U.S. tells Iran to send plane so Washington can deport 11 Iranian nationalsThe United States urged Tehran on Monday to send a charter plane to take home 11 Iranian nationals whom Washington wants to deport, and accused the Islamic Republic of stalling the repatriation..
Iran says United States yet to respond about prisoner swapWashington has yet to respond to Iran about a prisoner swap, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei was quoted as saying by the government's website on Sunday, reiterating that Tehran was ready for a..
Moderate Iran quake kills two, draws many into Tehran streetsTwo people died after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck northern Iran in the early hours of Friday, sending people in and around the capital Tehran fleeing from their homes in panic, state television..
Switzerland seeks medical furlough extension of American detained by Iran: PompeoSwitzerland, which represents the United States in Iran, has asked Tehran to extend the medical furlough from detention of U.S. Navy veteran Michael White, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on..
Iran says U.S. push to extend Tehran's arms embargo is "illegitimate"Iran dismissed as "illegitimate" efforts by the United States to extend the U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Tehran, an Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
U.S. faces tough U.N. battle if it pushes plan to extend Iran arms embargoThe United States faces a tough, messy battle if it uses a threat to trigger a return of all United Nations sanctions on Iran as leverage to get the 15-member Security Council to extend and strengthen..
Iran's president says Tehran watches U.S. closely, but won't start conflictIranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Tehran was closely following U.S. activities, but would never initiate a conflict in the region.
Iran summons Swiss ambassador as U.S. representative in Tehran over Gulf tensions: IRIBIran has summoned the Swiss ambassador in Tehran, who represents U.S. interests in the country, over recent Gulf tensions, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Thursday, according to..
Guards chief: U.S. warships will be destroyed if they threaten Iran in GulfIran will destroy U.S. warships if its security is threatened in the Gulf, the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards told state TV on Thursday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump warned Tehran..
Pentagon officials say Trump's comment on Iran a warning, will maintain self-defenseSenior Pentagon officials said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's comments on Iran were meant as a warning to Tehran, but suggested that the U.S. military would continue to abide by their..
Trump would be willing to give coronavirus aid to Iran if askedU.S. President Donald Trump said Sunday he would be willing to provide aid to Iran to help deal with the coronavirus pandemic if Tehran requested it.
Iran partially reopens capital as coronavirus deaths hit one-month lowIran allowed some businesses in the capital Tehran to re-open on Saturday as the country's daily death toll from the new coronavirus fell to 73, its lowest in more than a month.
Iran will never ask U.S. for coronavirus help: officialIran 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"..
Iran warns of coronavirus surge after many ignore 'stay home' rulesA 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 traffic jams across..
Rouhani: U.S. has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirusIran'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..
U.S. renews sanctions waivers allowing Iran nonproliferation workThe 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..
Iran urges U.S. to free Iranian prisoners amid coronavirusThe Tehran government on Friday urged the United States to release Iranians held in U.S. jails on sanctions-related issues due to fears about the coronavirus epidemic.
U.S. imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions despite coronavirusThe 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..
Tehran says missing former U.S. agent left Iran years agoTehran 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.
Iran has no knowledge of former FBI agent's whereabouts: Iranian officialTehran 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.
At Saudi music festival, Iran rivalry takes the stageExile Iranian musicians critical of religious hardliners in Tehran converged this month to perform in the most unlikely locale: Saudi Arabia.
U.S. sanctions Iran, seeks release of Americans amid coronavirus outbreakThe 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..
U.S. seen spurning China's coronavirus-linked call for Iran sanctions reliefThe 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..
Iran coronavirus death toll rises by nearly 100 to 611The 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..
Coronavirus makes Iran more dangerous: U.S. generalA 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..
Shia militia likely to blame for killing U.S. troops in Iraq: U.S. generalShia 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..
U.S. gives details on Iran sites under scrutiny of U.N. nuclear watchdogOne 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,..
Responding to U.S., Iran frets for jailed citizens amid coronavirusIran 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.
Coronavirus deaths rise to 145 in Iran, infections near 6,000: ministryIran'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..