Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tension...

Iran now using advanced centrifuges, violating nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has begun using an array of advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium in violation of its 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman said Saturday, warning that Europe has little time left t...

Torture still scars Iranians 40 years after revolution

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The halls of the former prison in the heart of Iran's capital now are hushed, befitting the sounds of the museum that it has become. Wax mannequins silently portray the horrific ac...

Ayatollah Khomeini's family mostly absent from Iran politics

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — His image is on bank notes and in textbooks in Iran, often as a black-and-white embodiment of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that swept aside the country's shah and forever changed th...

Iran state TV: 9 killed in nationwide protests, unrest

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Clashes overnight between protesters and security forces in Iran killed nine people, state television reported Tuesday, including some rioters who tried to storm a police station t...

Trump's speech sparks a new war of wars between US, Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Donald Trump's refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America. Trump's speech on Frida...

Iran top leader: Troublemakers in election will be 'slapped'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader warned Wednesday that anyone trying to foment unrest around the upcoming presidential election "will definitely be slapped in the face" — a sign authorities w...

Watching 'House of Cards' in Tehran, to hard-liners' delight

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's government has long tried to keep out American pop culture, but it seems happy to let Iranians watch the backstabbing, deceitful machinations of fictional U.S. politician Fr...