Donald Trump's move to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organisation is part of a larger campaign to isolate and weaken Iran while strengthening Israel's position in the region.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani rejected the US designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organisation.
Designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a "terrorist" organisation could push reformists to the sidelines.
Part V: Traitors to the Islamic Republic - this is the fifth in a series of articles that looks at how the Iranian Revolution came to be in 1979, and where it has led Iran over the course of four decades.
The Iranian president met Iraqi president Barham Salih and Iraqi Grand Ayatollah Sistani is a sign to Washington in times where US officials visited Iraq frequently.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif resigned late without warning, offering an "apology" to the nation as the nuclear deal he negotiated with world powers stands on the verge of collapse after the US withdrawal from the accord.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said any negotiations with the US would be like "going on your knees before the enemy and kissing the claws of the wolf."
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians across the country attended events marking the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, where the rallying cry ranged from "Death to America" to "Death to Israel".
Secretary of Iran's National Security Council says Tehran will keep working to improve its missiles' accuracy.
Tehran sees the presence of US aircraft carriers in the Gulf as a security concern and its navy has sought to counter that by showing the flag near American waters.
University blames crash on the driver having a stroke, but many on social media pointed to its ageing bus fleet and lack of road maintenance.
Iran and the US have used Iraq as a staging ground for influence in the region, but the reality of the Iraqi political system is now showing the Americans the door.
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