Rappler's latest stories on Iran
'There were no victims... but the damage is significant on a financial level,' Iranian Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi says
Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde says the agreement has been reached after negotiations with Iran and the countries with citizens among the victims
The conference comes at a time when Russia-Turkey relations are tense not just over Syria but also Libya, another theater of war where Moscow and Ankara support opposing fighters
Health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari says Iran would only have a second wave if there is another rise in cases in provinces that 'had a significant peak' when the first cases were declared
Iran sentences Ruhollah Zam, a former opposition figure who had lived in exile in France and had been implicated in anti-government protests, to death
Official figures have shown an upward trajectory in new confirmed cases in Iran since early May
President Hassan Rouhani says Iran would have to live with the virus for the 'long haul'
It is unclear which authority will be responsible for bringing to trial or sentencing the suspects
The Iranian rial is traded at around 192,800 to the dollar on Monday, June 22
The resolution urges Tehran to provide inspectors from the IAEA with access to two sites in Iran in order to clarify whether undeclared nuclear activity took place there in the early 2000s
Iraq's foreign ministry summons the Turkish ambassador and hands him a 'strongly-worded memorandum calling for a halt to such provocative actions'
Diplomats say the resolution will call on Iran to provide access to two locations where past nuclear activity may have occurred – sites to which the IAEA has been trying to gain access for months
Rafael Grossi repeats an appeal to Iran to 'cooperate immediately and fully' with the International Atomic Energy Agency
Government spokesperson Ali Rabiei says while many people use masks in holy sites and on public transport, they fail to practice physical distancing
(UPDATED) The latest row over access comes as a landmark deal between Iran and world powers in 2015 continues to unravel
Mahmoud Mousavi Majd is convicted of spying on Iran's armed forces 'especially the Quds Force and on the whereabouts and movements of martyr General Qasem Soleimani,' Iran's judiciary spokesman says
'Everybody must wear masks when attending places like stores or any other place where it is not possible to observe social distancing carefully,' says health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour
Majid Taheri returns to Iran after being detained in the US for 16 months following a prisoner swap with US Navy veteran Michael White
People should not assume that 'this disease will be eliminated in 15 days or a month: we must therefore follow the instructions for a long time,' says Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
The International Atomic Energy Agency notes 'with serious concern that, for over 4 months, Iran has denied access to the Agency... to two locations'
'Thank you to Iran, it shows a deal is possible!' US President Donald Trump tweets
Officials appear to suggest that the surge in new cases could be the result of wider testing rather than a second wave of infection
'[People] either have total confidence in us or think the coronavirus has gone. The latter is not true at all,' says Health Minister Saeed Namaki
(UPDATED) Foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi denies Sirous Asgari's release is part of a prisoner exchange and says 'he was freed after being exonerated'
'The coronavirus is not only far from over, but we could at any moment see (another) dangerous peak,' says Health Minister Saeed Namaki
(UPDATED) It is the first time that an official in Iran has given overall casualty figures for the street violence
Iran warns that the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak is worsening in some regions
The health ministry confirms 2,819 new coronavirus cases across the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall total to 146,668
Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says that with the move, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pulling the 'final plug' on the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump withdrew the US from it in 2018
The photos attached in this claim were taken from footage of a gas leak in India
Many MPs are ultra-conservatives who oppose Hassan Rouhani on almost all issues, from running the sanctions-hit economy and combating the coronavirus outbreak to managing relations with the United States
Khamenei lashes out at Western governments and their Arab 'puppets' for supporting the Jewish state, in his first ever address marking Jerusalem Day
'We have passed the management and control phase and are now in the phase of curbing' the spread of coronavirus disease, government spokesman Ali Rabiei says
Total confirmed cases in Iran reach 116,635, with the country's death toll at 6,902
(UPDATED) The incident involving the Konarak vessel occurs on Sunday afternoon near Bandar-e Jask, off the southern coast of the Islamic republic, state television says
In order to contain the spread of the disease, Iran has taken various restrictive measures, without ever imposing a lockdown or quarantine
It is the second time Trump has vetoed an attempt by Congress to control his military initiatives
A health ministry spokesman says the rise is 'based on...behavior, especially in the past two weeks, considering that a part of society has apparently had a change of attitude'
Mosques are allowed to reopen to worshippers in 132, or around a third, of Iran's administrative divisions which are considered low-risk
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani argues that Islam considers safety obligatory, while praying in mosques is only 'recommended'
The deaths recorded in the past 24 hours bring to 6,091 the overall toll from the illness in the Middle East's hardest-hit country
'Hezbollah is a terrorist organization deemed responsible for numerous attacks and kidnappings worldwide,' says German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer
The push to extend an arms embargo draws skepticism from Western allies and leads critics to question if the ultimate aim is to kill the deal entirely, potentially in the final stretch of Trump's re-election campaign
'#spaceishard," the head of the US Space Command tweets
'We have also ordered our naval units to target [US boats and forces] if they try to endanger the safety of our ships or boats of war,' says Major General Hossein Salami
'I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea,' US President Donald Trump says on Twitter
The United States charges Iran's satellite program is a cover for its development of missiles. The Islamic republic has previously insisted its aerospace activities comply with its international obligations.
The decision to reopen 'low-risk' businesses draws criticism, but Iranian President Hassan Rouhani insists 'there is no other way'
Health ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour says 98 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the overall toll to 4,683