Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Iranian nuclear chief's body prepared for burial as anger focuses on Israel and US
Newspaper publishes comment urging retaliation with strike on Haifa that ‘causes heavy human casualties’

Oliver Holmes and Patrick Wintour

29, Nov, 2020 @3:52 PM

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Iran vows retaliation after top nuclear scientist shot dead near Tehran
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, identified by Israel as director of nuclear weapons programme, ambushed in street

Patrick Wintour and Oliver Holmes

27, Nov, 2020 @6:14 PM

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Iranian president upbeat about relations with Biden-led US
Hassan Rouhani tells Tehran cabinet he hopes US will ‘condemn Trump policies against Iran’ and lift sanctions

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

25, Nov, 2020 @2:21 PM

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'What a spectacle!': US adversaries revel in post-election chaos
From Iran to Venezuela to Russia, once-chided national leaders enjoy the sight of US democracy in action

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

06, Nov, 2020 @2:33 PM

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Revolutionary Guards block clemency for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iranian regime is guilty of ‘psychological torture’ of his wife, says Richard Ratcliffe, as she is again denied freedom

Donna Ferguson

30, May, 2020 @5:00 PM

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Iran elections: conservatives on brink of landslide victory
Likely outcome reflects frustration at collapsing living standards and relations with the west

Patrick Wintour in Tehran

22, Feb, 2020 @3:54 PM

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Iran's leaders warn low turnout in election will boost Trump
Voters set to shun Friday’s parliamentary poll in sign of protest or indifference

Patrick Wintour in Tehran

21, Feb, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Iran to send crashed plane's flight recorders abroad for analysis
Black boxes will first be sent to Ukraine after Tehran relented under pressure from Kyiv

Emma Graham-Harrison

18, Jan, 2020 @5:05 PM

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The Guardian view on the US and Iran: relief may be short-lived | Editorial
Editorial: Tehran’s immediate response to the killing of Qassem Suleimani was carefully controlled. It is also unlikely to spell an end to the crisis


08, Jan, 2020 @6:42 PM

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'They took good revenge': Iranians respond to Iraq strikes
Amid a pageant of patriotic fervour, citizens weigh up Tehran’s retaliation against Trump

Michael Safi in Beirut and a reporter in Tehran

08, Jan, 2020 @6:04 PM

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The Observer view: Tehran’s power is spreading, and with it comes violence | Observer editorial
With the embattled prime minister set to step down, the tide appears to be turning against Iran’s influence

Observer editorial

01, Dec, 2019 @7:03 AM

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Iran's supreme leader rules out any talks with US officials
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shuts down speculation about Trump-Rouhani meeting at UN

Michael Safi in Beirut, Patrick Wintour in London and Julian Borger in Washington

17, Sep, 2019 @9:01 PM

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