Iran is only second to China in the number of its own citizens executed annually
The country is finding itself increasingly at odds with the US, Russia and Iran over developments in the conflict
Iran is due to take part in diplomatic talks on Syria's future in Vienna on 29 October
Iran may seem highly conservative - but it has a conspicous drug addiction problem
Masih Alinejad's new initiative, 'It’s Men’s Turn', urges men to join in the campaign against oppressive laws
Masoud Soltanifar says tourism will be the 'driving engine' that pushes the country out of recession
Two other people were injured in the attack in the south-western province of Khuzestan
No one is thought to have been injured in the incident
Vote removes a major obstacle after politicians had opposed President Rouhani's deal
The Islamic republic called on other Muslim nations to join its boycott
U.S missiles were delivered under a two-year-old program between the UA and its allies to help vetted Free Syrian Army groups fight against Assad
Test-firing of new guided missile comes despite curbs imposed on weapons development following deal on Tehran's nuclear programme
At least four of the 26 long-range cruise missiles fired from a Russian warship towards targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, according to US officials.
Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, said on Wednesday that any negotiations with the United States were banned because they brought endless disadvantages that could harm the Islamic Republic.
In the second part of his series, our respected commentator says Vladimir Putin’s military intervention could hasten the war’s end
Observers say at least 12 jihadist fighters were killed by the Kremlin’s first wave of attacks centred on Raqqa, the ‘caliphate’ capital