Case is mysterious. Judiciary has spoken of surveys of cheetahs used as pretext for espionage. Reports of military officials saying cameras were planted to pinpoint missile test areas have circulated. UN has condemned Tehran’s actions in affair.
Turkish president Erdogan who has been implicated in the sanctions-busting affair in which lender is embroiled said to have pushed for White House action.
Biggest provider of smartphones in Iran makes belated response to US sanctions following moves by Apple and Google.
Figure from satellite-based Tankertrackers.com far higher than volumes suggested by other analytical companies. Tehran may fear surge in Chinese purchases may be a precursor to winding down of imports under US pressure.
Announcement made by EU’s top diplomat in Tehran. Iranian foreign minister had warned about dangers of “selling out” to “high school bully” Donald Trump.
Move comes after US appeals court agrees to pause case alleging state lender evaded American sanctions on Iran.
Pilot heard saying he believes he has seen a missile in sky. Kyiv angry at Tehran’s compensation offers and refusal to hand over flight recorders.
Latest of string of aviation incidents in Iran again raises questions over condition of country’s aircraft fleets in face of US sanctions that make parts difficult to source.
Washington accuses Iranians of using space rocket programme as cover for efforts aimed at developing nuclear payload missiles. Islamic Republic’s last launch effort ended in space centre explosion.
State lender faces contempt of court move after obstinately refusing to appear in New York courthouse to answer Iran sanctions-busting charges.
Addressing parliament, lawmaker also calls on Iran to build nuclear bomb. Qasem Soleimani’s successor, meanwhile, says “enemies” like US "understand no language but force”.