A senior Iranian cleric and member of a powerful government committee was shot and killed by a security guard at a bank in the northern province of Mazandaran on Wednesday, according to the Iranian authorities. In CCTV camera footage shown on the Iranian news media, the cleric, Ayatollah Abbas Ali Soleimani, is seen sitting on […]
The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran held talks in Beijing on Thursday in the highest-level meeting between the regional rivals since they cut ties seven years ago, discussing the resumption of flights and the reopening of diplomatic missions. In a joint statement, the two governments said that given their natural resources and economic […]
Taraneh Alidoosti, a prominent Iranian actress, was arrested by the local authorities on Saturday after she posted messages on social media expressing solidarity with antigovernment protests that have rocked Iran for nearly three months. Ms. Alidoosti, 38, was arrested in connection with what state news media described as “unsubstantiated comments about recent events” and “the […]
One of the men shouted at them to turn their car around, and when they did, the group opened fire on the vehicle. Kian was killed with a bullet to his lungs, and his father was also hit with several bullets and is hospitalized, said Ms. Molaei, according to videos posted on social media. “They […]
A Ukrainian air-defense team on the front lines in the Mykolaiv region, in southern Ukraine, in late October.Credit…Finbarr O’Reilly for The New York Times KYIV, Ukraine — Even as Ukrainian officials celebrate the arrival of more advanced Western air-defense systems and claim growing success at shooting down Russian rockets and drones, they are warning that […]
Iran’s security forces shot at windows and threw stun grenades in a raid at the Shahrak Ekbatan complex, where a member of the feared Basij militia was killed last week, residents said.
Russia could deploy the drones in its war against Ukraine to conduct air-to-surface attacks, carry out electronic warfare and identify targets, according to U.S. officials.