Tehran is the capital and largest city of the Islamic Republic of Iran. With roughly 9 million inhabitants, it is the most populous city in Western Asia.
Tehran is located in the northern part of Iran, at an elevation of roughly 3,900 feet (1,200 meters). It is a major hub for international trade and boasts the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East. Tehran served as the focal point of the 1979 Iranian Revolution. This page collates all of DW's content on Tehran.
The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions between Iran and the UK amid attempts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran's economy is suffering hard at the hands of sanctions from the US. Imports and exports have come crashing down, and so has the value of the Rial. But both of those things have contributed to a surprising side-effect. Iranian stock markets are thriving.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activist was detained by Iranian authorities on sedition charges.
Despite Iran claiming President Trump's latest threatened sanctions will have no impact, Iranians are struggling with the effects of existing restrictions. Dagmar von Bohnstein from the German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce describes the economic situation in Iran.