As Iran looks forward to seeing sanctions against the country lifted by the West, tourism is bound to gain in importance. This goes in particular for the nation's capital, Tehran.
An Iranian court has sentenced Sadegh Zibakalam to 18 months in prison. The prominent political analyst is accused of "spreading lies and propaganda against the Islamic Republic" in an interview he gave to DW.
The UN Security Council resolution was meant to renew sanctions on Yemen, but mentioned Iran's non-compliance with the arms embargo. The council later adopted a Russian resolution on sanctions that did not mention Iran.
The replacement of Rex Tillerson with Mike Pompeo at the State Department spells trouble for the Iran nuclear deal. DW spoke to four experts on what the shake-up means for the Iran nuclear deal and ties with Europe.
The daughter of a prominent Turkish businessman and a group of her friends were among those killed when the plane went down in western Iran. The private jet was bringing them home from a bachelorette party in Dubai.
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