Salman Rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty as author remains hospitalised
Police have yet to establish a motive for the attack.
Novelist Salman Rushdie attacked, wounded on stage at New York event
He suffered an apparent stab wound to the neck but his condition is not yet known.
Floods kill at least 22 in southern Iran
At least one person is missing.
What Putin wants from Iran and why Tehran might be cautious
A budding courtship between Russia and Iran is an unwelcome development for the West that the US will watch with concern, but it falls well short of a geopolitical game changer.
Putin visits Iran on first trip outside former Soviet Union since Ukraine war
For Iran, also chafing under Western economic sanctions and at loggerheads with the US over Tehran's nuclear programme and a range of other issues, Putin's visit is timely.
Iran imposes sanctions on 61 Americans as nuclear talks hit impasse
Iran's indirect talks with the US on reviving the 2015 nuclear pact began in November in Vienna and continued in Qatar in June, but have faced a months-long impasse.
Chances for Iran nuclear deal worse after Doha talks, says US official
Iran characterised the Doha talks as positive and blamed the US for failing to provide guarantees that a new US administration would not again abandon the deal as Trump had done.
Iran executed more than 100 people between January and March, UN says
While 260 individuals were executed in 2020, at least 310 individuals were executed in 2021, including at least 14 women, the UN says.
Russia and Iran discuss swapping supplies for oil and gas, goods logistics
Russia has been tackling Western sanctions, which curbed its oil exports and production by restricting trade and financing.
Israel says Iran tried to recruit agents via Facebook
Shin Bet's allegation comes days after Israel claimed that the Islamic republic of Iran had plotted to assassinate an Israeli diplomat in Turkey, as global powers seek to revive a nuclear deal with Tehran.
Iran executions see ‘alarming rise’ in 2021, report says
At least 333 people were executed in 2021, a 25% increase compared to 267 in 2020, says the report, based on official media but also sources inside Iran.
US less optimistic over reaching Iran nuclear deal
Both sides have said in recent weeks that the other has to make tough political choices.