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.
Four decades of mistrust between Tehran and Washington isn’t likely to end soon. But it can be managed if mutual diplomacy prevails.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked Iran for their solidarity as the first of five tankers loaded with gasoline reached Venezuelan waters.
Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country's exclusive economic zone.
"We will support and assist any nation or any group anywhere who opposes and fights the Zionist regime," Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says ahead of Quds (Jerusalem) Day.
US Navy warns it will take "lawful defensive measures" against vessels in Mideast that come within 100 metres of its warships.
Mustafa al Kazimi’s chances of staying in power in a politically fractured country appear to be slim.
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