Tehran

Capital and largest city of Iran

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Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With a population of around 8.7 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran is the most populous city in Iran and Western Asia, and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. It is ranked 24th in the world by the population of its metropolitan area.

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India on Wednesday called on Iran and the United States to de-escalate their tensions, amid strained bilateral ties between them, diplomatic sources said on..
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The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose even more..
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Iran's government has plans to protect the nation against U.S. economic pressure, Iran's Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand was quoted as saying on Tuesday, a day..
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With tensions rising, the US has sent an additional 1,500 troops to the Middle East. President Trump plans to send 1,000 more. Iran's 60-day ultimatum to parties..
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Iran said on Tuesday that new US sanctions targeting the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials meant a “permanent..
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Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy..
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U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic,..
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a tweet after U.S. imposed new sanctions on Tehran, said hawkish politicians close to U.S. President Donald..
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U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday, looking..
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US President Donald Trump imposed new US sanctions on Iran on Monday following Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone and said the measures would..
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Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on "fabricated excuses" while Iranian officials have not responded yet..
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken..
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U.S. President Donald Trump imposed new U.S. sanctions on Iran on Monday following Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone and said the measures would..
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As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a..
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The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear..
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France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with..
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France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with..
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Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, as Washington sought to rally support in the Middle East and Europe for a hardline stance that..
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The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald..
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Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will serve out her five-year prison sentence, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday,..
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The U.S. plans to impose major new sanctions on Iran, signaling it won’t ease pressure despite a diplomatic push by European leaders to persuade Washington and..
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U.S. President Donald Trump is ready to talk to Iran about a deal that would lift American sanctions but Tehran would need to curtain its nuclear and missile..
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Arabia's king on Monday on a visit to key Gulf allies amid heightened tensions with Tehran after President..
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Tehran: Iran said on Monday that no cyber attack against the Islamic republic has ever succeeded, after American media reported the US launched one last week..
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Stock markets in Asia inched higher on Monday on hopes that U.S. and Chinese leaders will be able to get trade talks back on track this week, while oil prices..
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Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any defusion of tensions in the GUlf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with..
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The White House has pushed to develop new options that could help deter Tehran without escalating into a full-out war.
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Washington: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo left for Saudi Arabia and the UAE on Sunday to hold talks regarding the escalating tensions with Iran,..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region..
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said he was hopeful that any possiblility of war between Iran and the..
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The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region..
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President Donald Trump told NBC News on Sunday that he did not send a message to Tehran warning Iran of a U.S. attack, which he later called off.
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President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspace by a U.S...
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An Iranian military commander warned on Sunday that any conflict with Iran would have uncontrollable consequences across the region and..
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Iran may further scale back compliance with its nuclear deal soon unless European countries shield it from U.S. sanctions through a trade mechanism, the head of..
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Washington: The United States launched cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network this week after Tehran downed an American..
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Trump also claimed that military action against Iran was still an option. This came days after he said he had ordered a military strike on Iran but pulled back..
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The United States will intensify its economic pressure on Iran until Tehran forgoes violence and engages with U.S. diplomatic efforts, U.S. Secretary of State..
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The US President says additional sanctions will be imposed on Iran to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Speaking outside the White House, Donald..
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President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table..
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President Trump says he's moving forward with additional sanctions against Iran. The news comes in the wake of the U.S. coming perilously close to retaliating..
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Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding..
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Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and..
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DUBAI: Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any US threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between..
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The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he..
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Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between..
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Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran and..
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Iran's Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the country's airspace was safe for airlines to fly through, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported,..
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But the US president says he is open to talks with Tehran after pulling out of military strikes.
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance..
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U.S. President Donald said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he blocked a planned military strike against Iran because it would not have been a proportionate response to Tehran's..
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Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent but..
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An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday if U.S. President Donald Trump does not want war with Tehran, he should ease sanctions, as tensions..
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