Republican presidential candidate forced into embarrassing U-turn after accusing Obama administration of paying ransom for prisoners
Hassan Afshar denied the allegations and claimed the sexual acts were consensual
Four prisoners were released in January as part of a new strategic engagement with Iran
Women have been forced to cover their hair in public since the Islamic Revoloution of 1979
The Home Affairs Committee condemned the refusal of protection for some Eritreans and Iranians
In her first interview to Western media since winning her release, Atena Farghadani talks about the horrific conditions behind bars in Iran and how she plans to continue producing political art, even if that means going to prison again
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and her three-year-old daughter Gabriella have been trapped in the country since her arrest in April
The world-renowned artist was due to give a talk in London when he was confonted by border officials and banned from leaving the country
Javad Zarif was criticised for his country's role in Syria and other conflicts
'I still don’t know why I am here and when I will be able to leave'
A new report on the plot refers to 'a series of bombing raids in several locations across the capital'
Many of Europe’s largest banks won’t do business with Iran for fear of breaching other US sanctions, which have nothing to do with the nuclear agreement – but a lot to do with US agencies and prosecutors
Richard Ratcliffe says his wife Nazanin had never been in trouble with the Iranian authorities before her arrest in April
The Iranian football federation's morality committee cited Makani's clothing as a reason for the ban
'They were saying I am a cleric and I shouldn’t be meeting gay men. The other mullahs were suspicious about my sexual orientation and threatened me with death'
'It is a huge mistake to trust evil Britain and the Great Satan [the United States],' Ayatollah Khamenei says following report's release