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Stories with place: Tehran
  • Iran lures foreign investors with new oil contracts 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 2:26 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran unveiled a new model of oil contracts Saturday aimed at attracting foreign investment once sanctions are lifted under a landmark nuclear deal reached earlier this year, and said U.S. companies would be welcome to participate.

  • Iran holds funeral for diplomat killed in Saudi hajj crush 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 8:24 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has held a ceremonious funeral for one of its diplomats, the former ambassador to Lebanon, who was killed in the hajj stampede outside Mecca in September.

  • Iran seeks revival of caviar industry in post-sanctions era 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 12:43 pm

    GOLDASHT, Iran - On the shores of the Caspian Sea, an ambitious project is underway to produce a pricey delicacy that could boost Iran's economy as sanctions ease: caviar.

  • Russia's Putin in Iran for talks focusing on Syria story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 4:36 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Russia's President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian leaders that focused on the Syrian crisis and an international peace plan intended to end the conflict.

  • Iran sentences US journalist to prison story has photos
    Updated: Nov-22-15 1:43 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges that include espionage, Iranian state TV reported Sunday.

  • Iran says 44 terror suspects arrested at border, in cities 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 4:31 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's state TV says the country's intelligence agency has arrested 44 suspects charged with terrorist activities.

  • Iranian state TV claims missing Lebanese citizen is a spy 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 12:25 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian state television on Tuesday claimed that a Washington-based Lebanese citizen missing in Tehran since September is actually an American spy now in the custody of authorities.

  • Analysis: Russian goals in Syria defined by timing story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-02-15 3:25 am

    WASHINGTON - There's much speculation about Russian motives for intervening in Syria. The root answer lies in the timing.

  • Iranian-American reportedly detained in Iran; 4th in custody 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 2:24 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Iranian-American businessman who advocated better ties between Iran and the U.S. reportedly has been arrested and imprisoned in Tehran, becoming the fourth U.S. citizen known to be held there at a time when hard-liners are pushing back against the country's nuclear deal with world powers.