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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Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear..
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Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear..
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Monday that the United States is “playing with fire,” echoing remarks by President Donald Trump as the..
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Iran's judiciary on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue with..
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European foreign ministers held talks on saving the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal as Britain warned the 'small window' for success was closing. Tensions in the..
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Monday that the United States is 'playing with fire', echoing remarks by President Donald Trump as the..
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Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- seen by the..
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Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would resume its nuclear program -- seen by the..
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France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, and said Tehran should..
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France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, and said Tehran should..
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Three key European powers on Sunday called for dialogue and an end to the escalation over Iran's nuclear programme, as tensions further intensified between..
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Jeremy Hunt vows to do 'everything in my power' to stop Tehran getting the bomb, as he heads for talks with EU counterparts
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Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction to ... (a)..
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British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if..
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A person was killed in a shooting in northern Tehran on Saturday, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported.
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid..
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BEIRUT: The head of Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah said Friday that US ally Israel would not be “neutral” if a war broke out between the United States..
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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards hit ‘terrorist strongholds’ along Iraqi borders, it said in a statement. The IRGC, Tehran’s elite troops, attacked targets..
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Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a..
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The United Kingdom raised the threat to British shipping vessels in Iranian waters to the highest level on Thursday after Iranian boats tried to impede a British..
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President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. president..
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The United Arab Emirates has denied it is withdrawing from a five-year war in Yemen, but says it is drawing down and redeploying troops to focus on issues like..
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An emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Wednesday, held at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal, did not produce any..
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US President Donald Trump warned Tehran on Wednesday that sanctions would soon be "increased substantially," as armed Iranian boats reportedly..
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President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency..
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased..
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President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon,..
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Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizure Iran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increase uranium..
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Britain will face “repercussions” after seizing an Iranian oil tanker last week, Iran‘s president has said. Tehran has demanded the immediate release of..
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The United States said on Wednesday Iran's breaches of its nuclear deal are an attempt at extortion, warning Tehran that it is isolating itself while at the same..
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Tehran calls UK government 'an initiator of insecurity' and calls seizure 'mean and wrong'
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Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top..
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Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron's top..
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A commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that U.S. regional bases and its aircraft carriers in the Gulf are within the range of Iranian..
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European powers accused Iran on Tuesday of "pursuing activities inconsistent with its commitments" under a 2015 nuclear deal and called for an urgent meeting of..
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French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to lead European diplomatic efforts to find a face-saving solution to the latest crisis between Tehran and..
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Tehran, July 9, IRNA - The "maximum pressure" approach, as the priority of the foreign policy of US President Donald Trump's government, has failed to succeed in..
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European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has..
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TEHRAN - A French envoy was due in Tehran on Tuesday to boost European efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, after Iran warned Europe against retaliatory..
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The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday that they were concerned about Iran scaling up its uranium enrichment..
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Donald Trump's allies had tricked the U.S. president into killing off a 2015 nuclear agreement..
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Despite Tehran stepping up its enrichment of uranium, “the world knows” that Iran is not pursuing nuclear weapons, Major General Hossein Salami, head of..
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Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5 percent, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for..
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Iran has enriched uranium beyond a 3.67% purity limit set by its deal with major powers, the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing the deal said on Monday, confirming a..
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Attention is once again focused on how close Iran could be to a nuclear weapon, after Tehran said it had started enriching uranium to a higher level than agreed..
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TEHRAN - Iran's uranium enrichment level passed 4.5 percent on Monday, exceeding the 2015 nuclear deal cap, Iranian atomic energy organisation spokesman Behrouz..
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The European Union is "extremely concerned" about Iran's announcement on enriching uranium above internationally-approved levels and calls on Tehran to "stop and..
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Iran must be persuaded to stick to its commitments set by the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Tehran..
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says the last chance for saving its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will pass after a 60-day deadline. Iranian foreign ministry..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran "better be careful," hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set..
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The already high tensions between the U.S. and Iran are rising Sunday after Tehran confirmed it would be enriching uranium above agreed-upon limits. USA Today's..
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Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of..
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Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spite of..
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Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could eventually..
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Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw a tougher..
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Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran announced..
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Iran said on Sunday it will boost its uranium enrichment in a few hours above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a move that could eventually culminate..
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Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog who are in Iran will report back once they have checked that Tehran has enriched uranium to a higher level of purity..
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Israel's energy minister described as moderate on Sunday an announced increase of Iranian uranium enrichment but accused Tehran of breaking out of..
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