LATEST IRANIAN NEWS ON THE NUCLEAR DEAL AND MORE
British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe speaks on phone from Iranian jail where she is facing an extra 16 years to say she has 'made so many good friends' behind bars?
In the heartwarming call she reveals she has 'made so many good friends' and expresses her gratitude for the enormous support from the British public for her release.
Iran 'has more evidence' that could add 16 years to jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s prison term – ‘including a BBC pay stub and an email showing she once trained Iranian journalists'?
A programme aired by state TV in Iran focused on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly planning the 'soft toppling' of Iran's government.
Iran warns it will increase the range of its missiles to more than 1,200 miles so rockets could be launched into Europe
General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said last month that Iran's 1,200 mile plus missile range could cover 'most of American interest and forces' within the region, so Iran did not need to extend it.
Pneumonia-hit Emma Thompson braves the cold to protest over jailing of British mother in Iran - and call on Boris Johnson to 'get on a plane' to solve the crisis?
Actress Emma Thompson today braved the cold while suffering with pneumonia as she and other supporters called on Boris Johnson to do more to help Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is in jail in Iran.
Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince called the Supreme Leader of Iran 'the new Hitler of the Middle East'
Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, 32, who is also Minister of Defence, said he did not want Iran's?Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to 'repeat what happened in Europe' during World War II.
British mother held in Iranian jail will be hauled before court next month on propaganda charges - as husband reveals she's had the ALL-CLEAR over cancer scare?
British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, pictured with her husband Richard and their daughter Gabriella has been told she will appear in court in Tehran on December 10.
A fleet of Iranian warships will soon depart for the Gulf of Mexico in bid to establish the country as a global military power, new navy head warns
The audacious move has been announced by the Islamic theocracy's new naval commander, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi. He said the flotilla will also visit South American nations.
Iraq launches operation to clear desert near Syria of ISIS fighters two days after its Prime Minister said terrorists had been defeated
Iraqi forces launched an operation on Thursday to clear the desert bordering Syria of ISIS fighters, in a final push to rid the country of the terrorist group, the military said (not pictured).
Boris was cheerful... is he sleeping better? QUENTIN LETTS watches an upbeat Foreign Secretary during questions to his department?
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was markedly upbeat during an hour of Commons questions to his department. Was it the crisis in Germany or remembering optimism is life's best medicine?
Iranian ex-military hacker who used to attack nuclear systems is 'charged with leaking episodes of Game of Thrones, Ballers and Curb Your Enthusiasm after HBO refused to pay $6m ransom'
Bewhzad Mesris, an Iranian ex-military hacker who named himself after the Game of Thrones villain Littlefinger in ransom emails to HBO has been charged with six counts.
Iran in its anything-goes years: Amazing photos reveals how sex and fashion thrived before the Islamic revolution
Photos taken in Iran before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, which saw the ousting of King Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, show what the vibrant Iranian life was like in the 60s and 70s.
Iranian PhD candidate traveling from Dallas to Kansas is kicked off a Greyhound bus 200 miles short of his destination 'because of his nationality'
Mohammad Reza was traveling from Dallas to Kansas City last week for a presentation at a Transportation Research Board national conference when he was kicked off the bus in Wichita.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made his comments ahead of a meeting with the presidents of Russia and Turkey, where they will re-boot the peace process in Syria.
British mother held in Iranian jail for nearly 600 days is 'suicidal' as she is 'overwhelmed by inescapable thoughts of her imminent death'?
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Tehran in April 2016 as she tried to leave Iran after a visit with her two-year-old daughter.
Hypnotic timelapse video shot from the flight deck of an Air France passenger plane shows a pilot's-eye-view of Iran at sunset
Guillaume Laffon, a 32-year-old Air France pilot, has captured what it's like to land in Tehran at sunset. The video is shot from the cockpit of an Airbus A340 and is one of an ongoing series.
The grinning trophy killer: Wealthy hunter who posed with the body of a rare snow leopard slung around his shoulders prompts more than 100,000 to sign a petition for him to face 'justice'
An image has resurfaced of Iran-born Hossein 'Soudy' Golabchi who lives in Georgia with a rare snow leopard he killed in Central Asia, prompting a petition to bring him to 'justice'.
Britain is ready to pay ￡450m debt to Iran 'within days', says Tehran envoy despite warnings cash will be seen as a 'ransom' for jailed British mother
The government is said to be preparing to hand over the cash despite fears it will be seen as a 'blackmail ransom' for a jailed British mother.
Iran is holding three MORE Brits in jail - 'in revenge for Theresa May locking up two of the regime's officials when she was Home Secretary'?
Tehran is said to have been furious when the Prime Minister deported two of its officials when she was Home Secretary in 2013 - the same year Kamal Foroughi, 78, (pictured) was held.
Toddler daughter of British woman held in Iran lashes out at prison guard during colouring session with her mother
Gabriella, the three-year-old daughter of a British woman jailed in Iran,?is struggling under the pressure of Nazanin's incarceration - lashing out at a guard after a prison visit was cut short.
MPs warn Boris NOT to pay back a ￡450m debt to Iran in order to free a British mother from prison as it would be seen as a ‘ransom’ and could endanger lives around the world?
Diplomats are reportedly trying to find a way to?get around UN sanctions which have stopped the UK paying Iran a 1970s arms deal debt to secure Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's release.
'You didn't give her any food!': Heart warming moment boy who survived Iranian earthquake approaches aid workers seeking a relief parcel for his friend
This is the heart warming moment a young Iranian boy who survived Sunday's devastating earthquake which killed more than 500 people brought his small friend to an aid station for food.
Britain 'is ready to pay ￡450million debt over deal to sell Chieftain tanks to Iran' to help free jailed British mother
The Shah of Iran paid for and ordered 1,750 Cheiftan tanks from Britain but only 185 had been delivered by the time he was toppled in 1979 and the order was cancelled.
Husband of British aid worker jailed in Iran tells Boris at face-to-face meeting: 'Softly, softly isn’t working' as he urges Foreign Office to step up their support and warns his wife is verging on a nervous breakdown?
Boris Johnson?will finally meet the husband of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to discuss the possibility of her being offered 'diplomatic protection'.
Emotional moment rescuers pull a child from his dead mother's arms after she sacrificed herself to save him during earthquake that killed 432 people on the Iran-Iraq border?
WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. The woman was found holding the baby in the rubble of a building in?Kermanshah, western Iran, where?432 people were killed and nearly 8,200 people injured.
Saudi airstrike destroys navigation station at Yemeni airport - preventing humanitarian aid from being delivered to the country where millions are at risk of starvation?
Houthi rebel leaders said on Tuesday that the radio navigation system at Sanaa International Airport had been destroyed in a Saudi airstrike, cutting off a vital aid supply line.
Refugee 'who vowed to bomb Australia, run over police and harassed an officer's teenage daughter' could cost taxpayers millions to detain because Iran REFUSES to take him back
Iranian refugee Behzad Bashiri could cost Australian taxpayers millions to keep detained after his country refused to accept him back unless he volunteers to leave Australia.
'The building was dancing in the air': At least 400 people are killed and thousands injured as 7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Iran and Iraq
The quake hit 19 miles southwest of Halabja in Iraqi Kurdistan at around 9.20pm on Sunday, when many people would have been at home.
Boris Johnson FINALLY apologises to British mother jailed in Iran and retracts his claim she was 'training journalists' as her husband tells him 'I want you to solve this mess created in your name'
Richard Ratcliffe said his wife Nazanin, from London, is 'on the verge of a nervous breakdown' after she was jailed for five years on allegations of spying and attempting to topple the Iranian regime.
Corbyn's hypocrisy after cosying up to repressive regime: Labour leader fails to mention his connections to Tehran as he attacks Boris's handling of the case?
Jeremy Corbyn was last night accused of hypocrisy over his stance on Iran as the full extent of his links with the repressive regime were revealed.
Bahrain blames Iran for pipeline explosion which halts Gulf kingdom's oil supplies from Saudi Arabia?
A huge explosion sent a towering inferno into the air, but Bahrain's foreign minister was quick to blame Iran for the fire, which broke out near the capital, Manama, early on Saturday.
Gove risks fuelling the row over jailed British mother?Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe by saying he 'does not know' why she was in Iran and dismissing calls for Boris to be sacked
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was visiting her family when she was arrested in Tehran and jailed for five years after being accused of spying against the Government.
British mother, 39, jailed in Iran 'was left suicidal with clumps of hair falling out after being kept in solitary confinement and forced into wearing a hood during interrogations'?
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, is currently serving a five year sentence in a notorious prison in Tehran after being found guilty of plotting against the government, a claim she has denied.
'He should get on a plane and see her': Husband of British woman jailed in Iran demands Boris Johnson meets his wife after blunder that could double her sentence
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is currently serving a five-year term in a Tehran prison after being accused of espionage while on holiday there last year. Richard Ratcliffe wants Johnson to meet her.
'Will Mummy be home for Christmas?' Gabriella, three, treasures gifts made by her mother from her Iranian prison cell as voters say Boris Johnson should go over the gaffe which may add years to her jail term?
British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran has been making birthday presents for her daughter from her cell as the three-year-old clings to the hope they will be reunited for Christmas.
Saudi Arabia calls for sanctions against Iran, warns of its future nuclear capabilities and accuses the nation of supporting terrorism?
Adel Al Jubeir, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, reiterated claims that Iran helped Hezbollah launch a missile at his country and said the international community must impose more sanctions.
Saudi Arabia orders all of its citizens to leave Yemen after Iran accuses the kingdom orchestrating hostilities in the country?
A war of words between the two nations been ratcheted up since Saturday, when Riyadh intercepted a ballistic missile over one of its biggest airports which officials blamed on Iran.
'One sentence from Boris has undone 18 months of work': Family of British mother jailed in Iran watch in 'growing horror' as Foreign Secretary's gaffe is reported on state TV
The Foreign Secretary has faced calls to quit after he said charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was 'simply teaching people journalism' during a 2016 trip to April.
EXCLUSIVE: 'Spit out your insults, come on now!' Iranian women film themselves standing up to men who order them to wear head scarves as they walk in the street without hijabs
Defiant women filmed themselves without veils to capture some of the abuse they face for failing to adhere to Iran's strict religious rules.
Boris Johnson says he WILL finally meet the family of a British mother jailed in Iran after he sparked storm of controversy for making a gaffe which threatens to DOUBLE her sentence
The Foreign Secretary faced calls to resign after he mistakenly said Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 38, was arrested after teaching journalists in the country.
Husband of British woman jailed in Iran demands a meeting with Boris after his gaffe threatens to double her sentence - and reveals their daughter prays she'll be home for Christmas
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrongly said charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was 'simply teaching people journalism' during a 2016 trip to Iran in April last year.
Iran warns Saudi Arabia they face 'the might of the Islamic republic' if they continue to make war threats and boasts that 'the US have mobilised all their allies and achieved NOTHING'?
President Hassan Rouhani warned Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that it will achieve nothing by threatening the might of Iran, as a war of words between the regional heavyweights intensifies.
Saudi Arabia moves a step closer to war with Iran by accusing the country of 'direct military aggression' by supplying militias with rockets
Tensions have been rising between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and mainly Shiite Iran, which are locked in conflicts across the Middle East, from Yemen and Syria to Qatar and Lebanon.
Emily Thornberry's chubby little fingers clawed in and out: QUENTIN LETTS sees the Foreign Secretary under fire from all sides?
It is often ‘Get Boris’ time these days, seldom more so than in the Commons yesterday when he was delivering a regular update on anti- terror policies in Syria and Iraq, writes QUENTIN LETTS.
Did Saudi Arabia force Lebanon's PM to quit? Stunned Lebanese believe Saad Hariri was made to resign to wreck his ties with Kingdom's enemy - Iran
Saad Hariri declared his surprise resignation on Saturday from Riyadh which fuelled beliefs he was coerced into standing down against his will by Saudi Arabia to sever ties with Iran ally Hezbollah.
'Why do I have to suffer? Why does my baby have to suffer?' British mother wept when she learned Foreign Secretary's gaffe could DOUBLE her Iranian jail sentence as Boris admits he 'could have been clearer'?
Richard Ratcliffe, from London, said his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was inconsolable when told the British Foreign's remarks could lead to her sentence being extended.
Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for a gaffe that threatens to DOUBLE a British woman's jail term as he admits to MPs he 'could have been clearer' in desperate bid to unwind his blunder?
Speaking to MPs in the Commons, the Foreign Secretary admitted his clumsy language about what Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been doing in Iran 'could have been clearer'.
British mother held in Tehran jail on spying charges could be given an extra five YEARS in prison after Boris Johnson wrongly said she was 'training journalists' in Iran
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was arrested in Iran last year on spying charges, faces her sentence being doubled after she was hit by fresh propaganda charge.
Saudi Arabia declare missile attack on Riyadh by Iran-backed rebels an 'act of war' and accuse Tehran of 'blatant military aggression'?
Tensions between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and mainly Shiite Iran continue to rise, with Riyadh warning Tehran it will 'not allow any infringement on national security.'
Donald Trump blames Iran after Saudi Arabia is forced to blast a ballistic missile out of the sky as it headed for one of the kingdom's main airports?
Saudi Arabia said its forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen toward one of the kingdom's major international airports on the outskirts of Riyadh.
'Anyone who wants to strike America, Iran is ready to support': Trove of information from Osama bin Laden's lair shows how Iran backed Al Qaeda's attacks on U.S. targets
The CIA's release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran's support of the extremist network.
Trump asked for one-on-one meeting with Iran's president at the United Nations but was turned down, claims mullahs' official news agency
'A request indeed was made by the U.S. side but it wasn’t accepted by President Rouhani,' Iranian foreign ministry claimed on Sunday. The White House has declined to respond.
Ahmadreza Djalali, a father-of-two who was born in Iran but has resident status in Sweden, has been sentenced to death in his home country after being found guilty of spying for Israel.
Iran's supreme leader bashes Trump for 'rants and whoppers' about frayed nuclear deal as he promises 'America will be slapped and defeated'
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday attacked President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" and vowed to stick to Iran's nuclear commitments.
Trump says 'Little Rocket Man' Kim Jong-un 'won't be around much longer' if he dares to strike the US
Trump posted the tweet on Saturday night after listening to the hermit kingdom's foreign minister Ri Yong Ho speak at the UN. Ho called Trump 'a mentally deranged person full of megalomania.'
'Beat her in a way that doesn't turn her skin red': Visiting Islamic preacher from Iran tells Sydney mosque audience it's OK for a husband to bash his wife
A visiting Islamic preacher from Iran Sheikh Taleb al-Khozaei told a western Sydney audience it is okay for a husband to beat his wife, as long as he doesn't leave any red marks.
'Tell that to Israel, Chuck!' Trump blasts Schumer for digging in against Iran deal under Obama but vowing to preserve it now after Trump moved to decertify the agreement
President Donald Trump went after Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer for pushing to preserve an Iran deal he previously opposed.
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice tweets 'BS' to praise of Trump's speech announcing decertification of Iranian nuclear deal?
Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice called 'BS' on one of America's most powerful pro-Israel organization after they praised the President recent decision to decertify the Iran deal.
Trump says he told his 'friends' Macron and May to 'take all the money you can get' from Iran and 'don't worry' about U.S. sanctions
'I said, look, Emmanuel, they just gave Renault a lot of money. Take their money; enjoy yourselves,' Trump told reporters on Friday, downplaying the possibility of new Iran nuclear sanctions.
Iran launched the huge cyber attack on parliament that hit dozens of MPs including Theresa May and her Cabinet ministers, intelligence chiefs believe?
A secret intelligence assessment has identified Tehran as the likely source of a ‘brute force’ attack that hit dozens of MPs this summer. Around 9,000 email accounts were targeted in June.
Trump says Iran is violating the 'spirit' of Obama's nuke deal but stops short of pulling out as he labels the country's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group and promises new sanctions
Trump said Friday that he will terminate the Iran nuclear agreement if fatal flaws are not fixed, specifically citing Tehran's development of ballistic missiles and support for terror initiatives.
Turkish troops take part in joint mission with Russian and Iranian forces in Syria as relationship between Erdogan and the US continues to weaken
Turkish President Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey was conducting a 'serious operation' in Syria with rebel groups it supports, as part of a 'de-escalation' deal with Russia and Iran.
Trump says Iran nuclear agreement is 'one of the most incompetently drawn deals' and blasts the Obama administration for giving Iran 'plane loads' of cash
'They got a path to nuclear weapons very quickly,' Trump claimed in an interview with Fox News. 'Think of this one - $1.7 billion in cash...You know how many airplane loads that must be?'
Trump will declare FRIDAY whether Iran is keeping its end of the 2015 nuclear weapons deal after throwing a fit at Tillerson and Mattis for wanting to keep it
President Trump will announce in a Friday speech whether he plans to decertify an Iran deal he has ripped as a 'disaster.'
The National Council of Resistance Iran says the Iranian government has not halted its nuclear programme despite the?2015 deal.
The Prime Minister made a last-ditch effort to sway the US president in a telephone call, with days to go until Mr Trump is expected to withdraw his support for the 2015 agreement.
Feud with Republican senator won't derail Trump's agenda on taxes or Iran GOP insiders say: Corker's 'a grown up' and 'always has worked to be in the room making the sausage'
A raging dispute between President Trump and a leading Republican senator has raised fresh concerns about the ability of the novice politician to claim a major legislative victory this year.
Wealthy Iranian businessman, 72, is fighting his estranged Irish wife, 49, who claims she is due a fair share of his fortune worth tens of millions of pounds in their divorce
Mehrdad Radseresht, 72, says Barbara Spain-Radseresht, who is 49 and used to work in the travel industry, agreed to a divorce when they lived in the Middle East more than seven years ago.
British woman locked up in Iran on espionage charges while travelling with her toddler daughter faces new charges that could add 16 years to her sentence, husband reveals
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faced a court hearing at Tehran's infamous Evin prison, where the Revolutionary Guard brought new charges against her that could add 16 years to her sentence.
White House plays coy about 'calm before the storm' prediction as impish Trump winks and his spokeswoman says president won't lay out his game plan for our enemies'
The White House refused to explain on Friday what Donald Trump meant the previous evening when he appeared to forecast a military conflict somewhere in the world.
Something cooking? Trump declares 'it's the calm before the storm' as he poses up with U.S. military leaders before a dinner after they discussed Iran and North Korea relations
After discussing Iran and North Korea with US military leaders on Thursday, President Trump posed for a photo with them before dinner and declared the moment 'the calm before the storm.'
Mattis says the U.S. should STAY in the Iran nuclear deal that Trump calls 'horrible' as Oct. 15 deadline looms for declaring whether Tehran is cheating
The U.S. defense secretary was asked if he thinks remaining in the Obama-era nuclear arms deal with Iran is in America's national security interests. 'Yes, senator, I do,' he replied.
Middle East expert warns 'Iraq no longer exists' as more than 92 per cent of Kurds vote for independence?
Pursuing a long-cherished dream of statehood, Kurds held a referendum on Monday despite the central government rejecting it as illegal. One expert says Iraq is so divided it effectively no longer exists.
Iran's much-touted test launch of a new medium-range ballistic missile last Friday which prompted an angry response from President Donald Trump was a fake, it was reported on Monday.
State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on Friday.
Iran shows off its weapons in military parade as Rouhani vows to boost the country's missile capabilities after firing back at Trump's 'ignorant' rhetoric at the UN
An Iranian news agency said one of the weapons on display at the parade was a new ballistic missile with range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles), capable of carrying several warheads.
What special relationship? Trump snubs request from May during private talks to be told his decision on Iran nuclear deal
The Prime Minister apparently asked for details of the US president's intentions over the controversial agreement when they held talks in New York last night, but he refused.
May sits down for talks with the Iranian President just a day after Trump blasts the regime for exporting 'violence bloodshed and chaos' across the Middle East in his fiery UN speech
The Prime Minister sat down with?Hassan Rouhani for discussions while at the UN in New York despite the regime's rapidly worsening relations with the America.
Trump says he's decided what to do with Iran nuclear agreement - but won't say what he decided – as Iran says it is ready to jump start nuke activities if the deal comes apart
President Donald Trump says he has reached a decision on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal negotiated under President Barack Obama.
Trump draws APPLAUSE at the UN for blasting Iran's 'murderous regime' and warning that Tehran's mullahs are still working on nuclear missiles?
Donald Trump unleashed broadside after broadside against Iran on Tuesday at the United Nations, warning that the 'rogue state' is still racing toward the completion of a nuclear weapon.