Authorities initially said 13 people were dead, but Jalal Maleki, spokesman for the Tehran Fire Department, later told state TV that the toll had risen to 19.
Videos and pictures posted on social media that were picked up by local news outlets showed an explosion with a bright orange flash, followed by a large plume of smoke.
The late Mohamed Morsi's rise to power represented an end to Egypt's kleptocratic free-for-all.
The Sultanate is reeling from the double whammy of low oil prices and Covid-19. But with intra-GCC tensions high, a consensus on aid won’t come easily.
Mustafa al Kazimi will have to pick a side if he wants to enact meaningful change.
Iran's use of the George Floyd protests to hit back at American exceptionalism could reap dividends.
A White House spokesman said Michael White's release may lead to an opening in the otherwise deeply bitter relationship between Iran and the United States.
In April 2016, Iranian professor Sirous Asgari was indicted after US federal prosecutors accused him of stealing trade secrets in violation of US sanctions on Iran.
Both Chinese and Iranian media took the opportunity to point out endemic racism and police brutality in the US as ties between the two countries and Washington deteriorate.
"We deeply regret the US decision to end the three waivers covering key JCPOA nuclear projects in Iran," read a joint statement from Britain, France and Germany.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
A stronger relationship between the two will trigger another headache for the US, but this time in its own hemisphere.
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