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News and updates about Tehran

New mural with threats against Israel unveiled

The mural consists of phrases in Hebrew and Farsi stating: "We are stronger and more determined than ever. Are you ready for 2 million displaced people?", along with depictions of missiles.

New mural with threats against Israel unveiled

Israeli flag on bridge in Tehran

An Israeli flag hanging on a bridge in Tehran. A citizen, who photographed the flag, says in the video that was posted online: "The pain of the people of Israel is the same pain; the pain of a struggle against terrorists."

Israeli flag on bridge in Tehran

The relationship between Iran and its proxies

We followed how Ismail Haniyeh, one of the leaders of the terrorist Hamas, visited Tehran after the October 7th massacre. Opinion.

The relationship between Iran and its proxies

Israeli hackers claim to have disabled Tehran electrical grid

Israeli cyber group known as WeRedEvils claims it hacked several sensitive systems in Iran, including the electrical grid.

Israeli hackers claim to have disabled Tehran electrical grid

Iran fires back after West condemns assault on teen

Iran lashes out at Western countries after allegations that a teenage girl was critically wounded in confrontation with morality police.

Iran fires back after West condemns assault on teen

Selichot in the heart of Tehran

Iranian Jews recite selichot in Tehran's main synagogue ahead of Rosh Hashanah.

Selichot in the heart of Tehran

Iran orders US to pay $330 million for 'planning coup'

Court in Tehran orders US government to pay in damages for "planning a coup" against Islamic Republic in 1980.

Iran orders US to pay $330 million for 'planning coup'

'Death to America!' at protest outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran

Protesters demonstrating outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran call for expulsion of Swedish Ambassador to Iran.

'Death to America!' at protest outside Swedish Embassy in Tehran

Court orders US to pay for 2017 ISIS attack

Iranian court issues $312.9 million judgment against the United States over 2017 attack in Tehran.

Court orders US to pay for 2017 ISIS attack

Saudi delegation arrives in Iran

Saudi delegation arrives in Tehran to discuss reopening its diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic.

Saudi delegation arrives in Iran

Iranian Jews sing after Purim megillah reading

Jews in Tehran sing the Shoshanat Yaakov prayer, which is sung at the conclusion of the reading of the Book of Esther.

Iranian Jews sing after Purim megillah reading

Russia and Iran planning Iranian drone facility in Russia

Officials say Moscow and Tehran are moving ahead with plans to build factory in Russia that could make thousands of Iranian-designed drones.

Russia and Iran planning Iranian drone facility in Russia

Couple sent to jail over video of them dancing in Tehran

Young couple given jail sentences over viral video of them dancing in Tehran, with the woman not wearing a headscarf.

Couple sent to jail over video of them dancing in Tehran

Dozens protest outside French embassy over Khamenei cartoons

Dozens burn French flags outside French embassy in Tehran after Charlie Hebdo published cartoons of Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader.

Dozens protest outside French embassy over Khamenei cartoons

IRGC officer assassinated outside his home

Iranian government calls assassination of Revolutionary Guards officer in Tehran an "act of terror."

IRGC officer assassinated outside his home

IAEA team to visit Tehran in inquiry over undeclared particles

UN nuclear watchdog team will visit Tehran on Sunday aiming to resolve impasse over inquiry into undeclared uranium particles.

IAEA team to visit Tehran in inquiry over undeclared particles

Tehran Jewish community condemns Iran protests, supports regime

Main organization of Tehran's Jewish community publishes letter voicing support for regime as protests continue.

Tehran Jewish community condemns Iran protests, supports regime

Iran signals it will hand down harsh sentences to protesters

Upwards of 1,000 protesters indicted in Tehran will receive severe sentences, Iranian authorities announce.

Iran signals it will hand down harsh sentences to protesters

IDF soldier spends hours in Tehran after flight diverted

Plane carrying lone soldier diverted to Iran after passenger suffers medical incident.

IDF soldier spends hours in Tehran after flight diverted

Iran arrests woman who ate at restaurant without a headscarf

The picture of the woman sitting in a traditional Tehran restaurant and eating without a headscarf went viral on social media.

Iran arrests woman who ate at restaurant without a headscarf

Major Tehran art museum shuttered due to insect infestation

First show of Western art since Islamic Revolution halted after Tehran museum infested with paper eating bugs.

Major Tehran art museum shuttered due to insect infestation

Watch: Iranian rescue teams searching for bodies at flood site

Rescuers working at the site of a flash flood near Tehran.

Watch: Iranian rescue teams searching for bodies at flood site

Watch: Putin appears irked having to wait for Erdogan's arrival

The Russian leader was left awkwardly waiting for a meeting with his Turkish counterpart during trilateral talks in Tehran.

Watch: Putin appears irked having to wait for Erdogan's arrival

'Feels as if Israel freely runs its operations in Tehran'

Iranian politician says many Iranians feel Israel is operating freely in Tehran.

'Feels as if Israel freely runs its operations in Tehran'

Putin, Erdogan and Raisi to meet in Tehran

Iran will use its leverage to ask Putin to pressure the Americans for concessions in the nuclear deal.

Putin, Erdogan and Raisi to meet in Tehran

Suspected hacking of Tehran's municipal websites

Municipal web services for Iran's capital city temporarily disrupted, in possible hacking.

Suspected hacking of Tehran's municipal websites

Iran vows to avenge slain Quds Force officer

Iranian president says 'no doubt' his country will avenge death of slain Revolutionary Guard officer in Tehran.

Iran vows to avenge slain Quds Force officer

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps officer assassinated in Tehran

Assassins gun down Iranian Quds Force officer in Tehran.

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps officer assassinated in Tehran

EU diplomat to visit Iran in bid to restart nuclear talks

Enrique Mora, the EU diplomat seeking to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, will visit Tehran this week.

EU diplomat to visit Iran in bid to restart nuclear talks

'Iran backs all groups ready to fight Israel'

Iranian officials threaten Israel as thousands march in Tehran on Al-Quds Day, shouting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel".

'Iran backs all groups ready to fight Israel'

EU envoy for nuclear talks to visit Tehran

Iran says EU envoy coordinating talks on reviving Iran nuclear deal will visit Tehran on Thursday.

EU envoy for nuclear talks to visit Tehran

Watch: Mass vaccinations in Tehran with 5th COVID wave expected

According to data from John Hopkins U, Iran registered over 10,000 new virus cases on Saturday alone.

Watch: Mass vaccinations in Tehran with 5th COVID wave expected

Large explosion in Tehran

Large explosion heard in northern part of the Iranian capital. No reports of injuries, cause unknown.

Large explosion in Tehran

Fire breaks out at Tehran military facility

The facility is located not far from the centrifuge factory that was damaged in a drone attack last month.

Fire breaks out at Tehran military facility

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Tehran

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Iran’s capital, sending thick plumes of black smoke over the city.

Massive fire breaks out at oil refinery serving Tehran

Swiss diplomat in Tehran dies after falling from high rise

The senior secretary at the Swiss Embassy in Tehran was found dead after an apparent fall from her high rise apartment on Tuesday.

Swiss diplomat in Tehran dies after falling from high rise

NYT report: Mossad deeply entrenched in Iran's inner circles

NYT report alleges authorities in Tehran are 'greatly alarmed' by Israel's ability to strike targets at will and fear a 'network of agents.'

NYT report: Mossad deeply entrenched in Iran's inner circles

Tehran on my mind

International Women's Day, 1979 was the "last day that tens of thousands of Iranian women appeared in public without a veil. Op-ed.

Tehran on my mind

'Israeli attack on Iran would help gain time'

Former International Atomic Energy Agency chairman says even an attack wolud not stop Tehran administration's nuclear program completely.

'Israeli attack on Iran would help gain time'

'Thank you, Mossad' in Tehran

Israeli flag and banner thanking the Mossad appear on overpass in Tehran, following targeted killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist.

'Thank you, Mossad' in Tehran

How the father of Iran's nuclear program was eliminated

Booby-trapped commercial vehicle waited for Muhsin Fahrizadeh's car in an Iranian elite resort town east of Tehran.

How the father of Iran's nuclear program was eliminated

Alert level raised at Israeli embassies

Following assassination of Muhsin Fahrizadeh, Israeli diplomats worldwide were required to exercise extreme caution.

Alert level raised at Israeli embassies

Watch: Biden & Trump pictures burnt in Tehran protest

Students in Iran rallied in front of the foreign ministry in Tehran to protest the killing of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Watch: Biden & Trump pictures burnt in Tehran protest

At least one dead in explosion near Tehran

Blast occurs at a shop in an area near Iran's capital. It is unclear what caused the explosion.

At least one dead in explosion near Tehran

Tehran University Professor: 'Schism between State and people'

Professor Zibakalam says Iranian gov seriously exceeded budget even before coronavirus crisis, government has no way to pay its expenses.

Tehran University Professor: 'Schism between State and people'

Explosion in Tehran injures one person

One person injured as explosion shakes Tehran for second time in two days.

Explosion in Tehran injures one person

Explosion heard in western Tehran

Electricity reportedly cut in suburbs west of Tehran following mysterious explosion.

Explosion heard in western Tehran

2 killed in latest explosion in the Tehran area

Latest in a string of explosions in the Tehran area kills 2, injures 3. Iranian officials claim explosion was an accident.

2 killed in latest explosion in the Tehran area

Who is behind the mysterious explosions in Iran‏?

Is Israel getting back at Iran for the botched cyber attack in which it tried to raise the chlorine level in Israel's water system?

Who is behind the mysterious explosions in Iran‏?

13 dead in Tehran explosion

Deadly explosion, fire at Tehran medical center blamed on gas leak.

13 dead in Tehran explosion

Huge explosion in Tehran

Large plume of smoke rises from building in northern Tehran following reports of explosion in the Iranian capital.

Huge explosion in Tehran

Explosion heard east of Tehran

Large explosion heard east of the Iranian capital. Local authorities are investigating.

Explosion heard east of Tehran

IRGC shoot at Iran protesters as country spirals into chaos

Scenes of pandemonium in Tehran as regime troops shoot at protesters.

IRGC shoot at Iran protesters as country spirals into chaos

UK Ambassador to Iran arrested during protests in Tehran

Britain's Ambassador to Iran detained for an hour. Foreign Secretary: A flagrant violation of international law.

UK Ambassador to Iran arrested during protests in Tehran

IAEA still waiting for info on uranium found in Tehran

New head of UN's atomic watchdog says IAEA is still waiting for information from Iran on discovery of uranium at a site near Tehran.

IAEA still waiting for info on uranium found in Tehran

IAEA: Iran not cooperating with probe of nuclear warehouse

IAEA top inspector says Iran is not cooperating in investigation into uranium particles discovered in warehouse identified by Netanyahu.

IAEA: Iran not cooperating with probe of nuclear warehouse

Anti-US murals painted on walls of former embassy in Tehran

Iran unveils new anti-American murals on walls of former US embassy in Tehran, ahead of 40th anniversary of hostage crisis.

Anti-US murals painted on walls of former embassy in Tehran

Emergency landing in Tehran: I thought my life was over

Israeli passenger on plane which made unexpected emergency landing in Iran recalls fear that he would be taken if forced to leave the plane.

Emergency landing in Tehran: I thought my life was over

Iran showcases domestic fighter jets

Iran showcases its domestically made fighter jets during a military parade marking National Army Day in Tehran.

Iran showcases domestic fighter jets

'Death to Israel' shouted as Iranians protest IRGC blacklist

Thousands chant “death to America” and “death to Israel” as they protest US decision to blacklist Revolutionary Guards.

'Death to Israel' shouted as Iranians protest IRGC blacklist