Mar 21, 2013 13:25 EDT
Iran's supreme leader on Thursday signalled openness for the first time to US offers to hold direct talks on his country's disputed nuclear drive, but voiced pessimism over the chances of a breakthrough.
Mar 21, 2013 11:09 EDT
Iran will "annihilate" the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 05:14 EDT
President Barack Obama travels to the West Bank on Thursday to meet Palestinian leaders dismayed by his failure to meet expectations that he could help deliver them a state.
Mar 20, 2013 14:17 EDT
Iran began the Persian New Year on Wednesday with its most senior leader asking the people to stand up to piling Western economic sanctions and also warning that the pressure was unlikely to ease.
Mar 20, 2013 08:58 EDT
"Peace must come to the Holy Land," Barack Obama said Wednesday as he landed in Israel for the first time as US president in a bid to ease tensions with his hosts and to frame policy on Syria and Iran.
Mar 20, 2013 06:51 EDT
Barack Obama landed in Israel on Wednesday for the first time as US president, on a mission to ease past tensions with his hosts but facing scepticism about his plans to thwart Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 20, 2013 05:41 EDT
Barack Obama headed to Israel on Wednesday for the first time as US president, on a mission to ease past tensions with his hosts but facing scepticism about his plans to thwart Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 20, 2013 02:07 EDT
Barack Obama was on his way to Israel Wednesday for the first time as US president, hoping to ease past tensions with his hosts and under pressure to narrow differences over handling Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 19, 2013 12:49 EDT
Iran is "struggling" to cultivate ties with Latin American countries that are wary of the United States, and Tehran's influence in the region is on the decline, a top US general said Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 09:56 EDT
Baghdad is "looking the other way" as Iran sends military equipment through Iraqi airspace to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime amid the ongoing conflict in Syria, a US official said.
Mar 19, 2013 06:41 EDT
World powers gave Iran fresh details on a proposed deal aimed at ending international concern over Tehran's nuclear programme during talks in Istanbul, the European Union said Tuesday.
Mar 18, 2013 17:22 EDT
The United States on Monday welcomed an offer from Albania to take in 210 members of an Iranian opposition group who currently live at a former US military base in Iraq.
Mar 18, 2013 17:06 EDT
US President Barack Obama urged Iran on Monday to take "immediate and meaningful steps" to move "toward an enduring, long-term settlement" with the world over its disputed nuclear program.
Mar 18, 2013 11:19 EDT
Iranian and foreign nuclear experts gathered in Istanbul on Monday to discuss Tehran's controversial atomic programme, a European Union spokeswoman said.
Mar 18, 2013 09:11 EDT
While US President Barack Obama's visit may not ease his frosty relationship with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, the fear of a nuclear Iran will compel the two to transcend their differences, officials say.
Mar 17, 2013 18:45 EDT
US President Barack Obama will effectively begin to build the global legacy he will leave behind on the first foreign trip of his second term next week to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan.
Mar 17, 2013 15:18 EDT
Israel's new Defence Minister Moshe "Boogie" Yaalon is a military veteran and staunch rightwinger known for his support of the Jewish settler movement, but who has taken a more moderate stance on Iran.
Mar 16, 2013 20:29 EDT
The Albanian government said the Balkan country was ready to take in 210 members of an Iranian opposition group who currently live at a former US military base in Iraq.
Mar 16, 2013 16:23 EDT
The Albanian government said on Saturday the Balkan country was ready to take in 210 members of an Iranian opposition group who currently live at a former US military base in Iraq.
Mar 16, 2013 12:34 EDT
A top Iranian military commander on Saturday told US President Barack Obama that Tehran also had all of its "options on the table," echoing a warning to the Islamic republic by the American leader.
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|— Metropolis —|
|Milad Tower, Azadi Tower, Tehran skyline, and Bagh-e Melli|
|- Mayor||Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf|
|- Metropolis||730 km2 (282 sq mi)|
|- Metro||18,814 km2 (7,264 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,200 m (3,900 ft)|
|- Density||10,327.6/km2 (26,748.3/sq mi)|
|- Population Rank in Iran||1st|
|Population Data from 2006 Census and Tehran Municipality. Metro area figure refers to Tehran Province.|
|Time zone||IRST (UTC+3:30)|
|- Summer (DST)||IRDT (UTC+4:30)|