France and Israel have vowed to cooperate on Iran as leaders of the two countries met in Paris, the French presidency said on Friday.
Iran has accused Iraq-based Kurdish political parties of being “involved” in a drone attack last week against a defence ministry site in the central province of Isfahan.
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed that WhatsApp and Instagram will remain blocked in the country, blaming the online platforms for the protests that started over four months ago.
The Iranian parliament will add an article to the Islamic Penal Code that would criminalize "expressing opinions on social networks," state media reported.
Iran on Monday warned Israel “not to play with fire,” and threatened retaliation over alleged Israel’s involvement in a weekend drone attack on a key defense facility in the city of Isfahan.
Iran said Sunday a drone attack had targeted a defense ministry site in the central province of Isfahan without elaborating on the details.
A US federal court on Friday indicted three men accused of plotting to murder a US citizen who had been previously targeted by the Iranian government.
Azerbaijan on Friday said it was evacuating staff from its embassy in Tehran, blaming Iran for a “terrorist” attack in which the head of security was killed, and two guards wounded.<
The head of the United Nations’s nuclear monitoring agency said Tehran has accumulated 70 kilograms of uranium enriched to 60% purity, with another 1,000 kilograms enriched to 20% purity, “enough nuclear material for several nuclear weapons — not one at this point.”
Iraq's prime minister sent elite counter-terrorism forces more accustomed to battling Islamist militants to shut down dealers smuggling the currency to the Islamic Republic.