France 24 covers reports of a suicide bombing near the Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran and gunmen storming the Iranian Parliament, around 12 miles to the North. There are also some unconfirmed reports of hostages taken. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN
- 18 May
This week’s special show is brought to you from Tehran as some 55 million Iranians prepare to elect a new president on Friday. We hit the streets to see what the top issues are for voters. Next, we take a look at what has changed under Hassan Rouhani’s four-year presidency. Finally, we head to an art gallery to see what …
- 9 March
Behnaz Shafiei would have been breaking the law in her country a year ago, but now she’s become a symbol of shifting social norms as Iran’s female motorbike champion.
- 8 March
The Chinese telecoms company ZTE has been fined $1.2 billion by US authorities for bringing American-made products into Iran and North Korea. The company’s shares jumped in trading in Hong Kong as investors expressed relief that the matter had been closed. Also today, a Wall Street firm has erected a statue to mark International Women’s Day. Subscribe to France 24 …
- 19 January
Formerly Detained Americans Return Home
- 19 January
Secretary of State John Kerry talks to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about negotiating with Iran and trying to track down the location of Bob Levinson.
- 18 January
USA has slapped Iran with new sanctions – over a recent ballistic missile test. It comes just a few hours after the so called ‘historic thaw’, when international nuclear-related sanctions were scrapped. The new measures target 11 officials and companies, linked to the missile programme. Video report from Russia Today.
- 18 January
The price of a barrel of Brent Crude has fallen below $28 for the first time in around 12 years, as the price briefly hit $27.67 on the morning of Monday 18th January 2016, before recovering slightly. The price drop has been put down to the recent lifting of sanctions on Iran which are likely to cause an increase in …
- 9 June
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has named his 23 man squad to travel to Brazil for FIFA World Cup 2014. The Iranian national side has only ever won one World Cup match from three previous attempts, and has never made it out of the Group Stage. If they are to do so in 2014, they will need to finish first or …
- 3 June
There’s excitement building around the world, as the global game prepares for its major event: the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil kick’s off on Thursday 12th June 2014, when the hosts, Brazil, will be taking on Croatia in this year’s Group A curtain raiser. The 2014 Group stages include several eye-catching fixtures, including big European bouts Spain v Holland …