GENEVA Iran gave a glimpse on Wednesday into the scale of what may have been the biggest anti-government protests in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic, with an official saying 200,000 people had taken part and a lawmaker saying 7,000 were arrested. | Video
GENEVA Iran's top leader on Wednesday denounced an outbreak of deadly unrest as a "very dangerous conspiracy" as authorities reported about 731 banks and 140 government sites had been torched in the disturbances. | Video
* Leader describes "deep, vast and very dangerous
GENEVA The opening round of the first Syrian peace talks in more than a year went "better than most people would have expected", a U.N. envoy said, although delegates described a chilly atmosphere with those from opposing sides not yet shaking hands.
GENEVA Iran and Russia on Tuesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to maintain a military presence near oil fields in northeastern Syria, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying any exploitation of resources would be illegal.
MELBOURNE/GENEVA An Australian couple who spent more than three months in a prison in Tehran has been freed, Australia's foreign minister said on Saturday, and an Iranian news agency later reported that an Iranian student was released from detention in Australia.
GENEVA The United States sent a message to European leaders that it was willing to lift all sanctions on Iran, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who said he had rejected talks with Washington while punitive U.S. sanctions remained in place.
GENEVA, Sept 27 The United States sent a message
to European leaders that it was willing to lift all sanctions on
Iran, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who said he
had rejected talks with Washington while punitive U.S. measures
remained in place.
GENEVA Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
GENEVA Iran told European powers on Monday it would further reduce compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal in about a month's time if they were still failing to protect it from crippling U.S. sanctions, reimposed after Washington exited the deal.