Tehran: News

13 Apr 2024


Expect Iran to attack Israel 'sooner than later': Joe Biden 

The United States expects Iran to carry out strikes on many targets within Israel in the coming days, and it is prepared to help intercept any missiles launched at its ally, CNN reported.

12 Apr 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

US restricts travel for employees in Israel amid Iran threat

The United States (US) has limited travel for its diplomats in Israel due to fears of an Iranian strike.

18 Jan 2024

Pakistan News

Pakistan retaliates, hits Iran targets; 9 killed in airstrikes

Pakistan on Thursday struck targets in Iran, a day after warning Tehran of "serious consequences" following its missile attacks on the terrorist group Jaish al-Adl's headquarters in Balochistan, reports said.

29 Oct 2023


'Crossed redline': Iran warns Israel of possible action in Gaza

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Sunday warned Israel about potential intervention from other countries due to its continued counterattacks against the Palestinian terror group Hamas in Gaza.

15 Oct 2023


Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui (83), wife stabbed to death

Leading auteur director Dariush Mehrjui, revered globally for his contribution to Iranian cinema's New Wave movement, has been stabbed to death by an unknown assailant at his residence in Karaj, near Tehran, reported Iranian media.

24 Jul 2023


Iranian director threatened to withdraw 'Critical Zone' from Locarno Festival

Artistic freedom in Iran has been a debatable topic for years. Now, reports are rife that director Ali Ahmadzadeh is under threat from the country's Ministry of Security for his upcoming film Critical Zone which will premiere at the Locarno Film Festival.

06 Mar 2023


Iran: Suspected targeted poison attacks affect girls from 50+ schools

A string of suspected targeted poisonings of schoolgirls in Iran has triggered a wave of panic in the country.

05 Mar 2023


Iran: Schoolgirls fall sick; poisoning by extremist groups suspected

Iran is facing a new challenge as hundreds of schoolgirls in a dozen cities have been hospitalized due to an "unexplained illness."

10 Jan 2023


Iran's anti-hijab protests: Three more get death penalty amid outrage

Iran sentenced three more persons to death for participating in anti-hijab protests and 'waging war on God', Mizan news agency reported.

07 Jan 2023


Iran: 2 more men, detained amid protests, executed 

Iran confirmed the execution of two men convicted of reportedly killing a paramilitary volunteer during a demonstration.

24 Dec 2022


Iran anti-Hijab protests: Rapper, protester to face retrial

The Supreme Court of Iran has ordered the retrial of two individuals, including a Kurdish rapper, sentenced to death over the anti-government protests triggered by Mahsa Amini's death, the country's judiciary stated on Saturday.

05 Dec 2022


Iran: Strike, protest rally amid suspense over morality police abolition

Protesters in Iran have called for a three-day strike following contradicting claims about the country's morality police being abolished.

29 Sep 2022


Iran: President Ebrahim Raisi issues 'warning' as anti-hijab protests intensify

Amid rising anti-hijab protests against the government, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi issued a 'grave' warning to the protesters on Wednesday.

26 Sep 2022


Anti-hijab protests in Iran: Woman chops hair on brother's grave

Amid rising anti-hijab protests against the government in Iran, a video of a woman cutting her hair on the grave of her brother killed during the protests has gone viral.

19 Sep 2022


Iran: Protests after woman 'arrested' over 'improper hijab' dies

Widespread protests were held in Iran after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini following her arrest by the country's "Morality Police" for "improperly" wearing the hijab.

15 Aug 2022


'Tariq': John Abraham announces next, shares release date

Actor John Abraham seems to be on a roll this year!

19 Jul 2022

Manushi Chhillar

Now, Manushi Chhillar joins John Abraham for action thriller 'Tehran'

The makers of Tehran have shared another exciting new development!

11 Jul 2022

John Abraham

John Abraham unveils teaser for 'Tehran'; film goes on floors

Actor John Abraham is back with another action-packed film!

03 Jun 2021


Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery near Tehran

A massive fire broke out Wednesday night at the oil refinery known as Tondgooyan refinery near the capital of Iran, sending thick plumes of black smoke over Tehran. No casualties have been reported so far.

14 Nov 2020


Al-Qaeda's No. 2 killed in Iran 3 months ago: Report

The second-highest leader of the al-Qaeda, who was accused of masterminding the 1998 attacks on United States embassies in Africa, has reportedly been killed.

10 Nov 2020

Academy Awards

Majid Majidi's 'Sun Children' is Iran's official Oscar 2021 entry

Veteran Iranian film director Majid Majidi is representing his country in the Oscar race through his recent film Sun Children.

29 Jun 2020


Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump over top commander's killing

Iran has issued an arrest warrant against United States President Donald Trump and dozens of others for the killing of its top commander Qassem Soleimani.

01 Mar 2020


'We're scared,' Indian students stuck in coronavirus-hit Iran request evacuation

As an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease heightens fears in Iran, Indian students stranded in the country have appealed for evacuation.

29 Feb 2020


Coronavirus: Conflicting reports on deaths in Iran raise questions

In Iran, the novel coronavirus disease has sparked major concerns, especially as the impact of the viral outbreak remains mired in conflicting reports.

14 Jan 2020


After shooting down Ukrainian plane, Iran's judiciary announces arrests

Days after Iran (finally) took responsibility for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran, the nation's judiciary on Tuesday announced that they have made arrests in connection with the incident.

10 Jan 2020


Iran possibly shot down Ukrainian plane, believe US and allies

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.

08 Jan 2020


Ukrainian plane carrying 176 on-board crashes in Iran; no survivors

In a tragic incident, 176 people (167 passengers and nine crew members) lost their lives this morning when a Ukrainian plane crashed near Iran's international airport in capital Tehran, shortly after take-off.

11 Feb 2017

World War 2

Iranians mark 38th anniversary of 1979 revolution

Thousands of Iranian citizens poured on to the streets in Tehran to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The celebrations come amidst renewed tensions between Iran and the new US President Donald Trump.