US sanctions have cost the Iranian currency 50% of its value. Iranians are trying to protect their savings by buying gold - sending gold prices there soaring
Iran would be willing to adhere to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal if Europe is ready to compromise, Iran's foreign minister has said. The deal has been on life support since the US reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
Conservatives are ahead as Iran counts the votes of its parliamentary election. Rising coronavirus-related fatalities and general voter frustration could mean a record-low turnout for this election.
Iranians went to the polls on Friday to vote for a new parliament. For many of them, it is a chance to hold their lawmakers accountable. The parliament has proven to be powerless in the past few years.
The German man had been sentenced to three years in prison for taking pictures of "sensitive places." He was freed after German authorities released an Iranian citizen wanted in the US over alleged sanctions violations.
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