Iran - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Iran

Latest Stories

iran_syria_36735.jpg

iran_syria_36735.jpg

The spokesman of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif, right, speaks with media members at the conclusion of his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films." Iran fired ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, in the province of Deir el-Zour, later on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

iran_syria_78797.jpg

iran_syria_78797.jpg

The spokesman of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif speaks with media members at the conclusion of his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films." Iran fired ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, in the province of Deir el-Zour, later on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

iran_syria_41612.jpg

iran_syria_41612.jpg

The spokesman of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif speaks with media members at the conclusion of his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films." Iran fired ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, in the province of Deir el-Zour, later on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

iran_syria_52659.jpg

iran_syria_52659.jpg

The spokesman of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif, left, speaks with The Associated Press reporters at the conclusion of his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films." Iran fired ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria, in the province of Deir el-Zour, later on Sunday. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_98225.jpg

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_98225.jpg

Iranian soccer fans celebrate while following the Iran against Uzbekistan Asia Group A, 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by beating Uzbekistan 2-0. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_83328.jpg

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_83328.jpg

Iran's Milad Mohammadi, left, and Uzbekistan's Azizbek Khaydarov, vie for the ball during their Asia Group A, 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by beating Uzbekistan 2-0. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_91527.jpg

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_91527.jpg

Iran's Mehdi Taremi celebrates after scoring a goal against Uzbekistan during their Asia Group A, 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by beating Uzbekistan 2-0. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_00289.jpg

soccer_wcup_2018_iran_uzbekistan_00289.jpg

Iran national soccer team players celebrate after beating Uzbekistan in their Asia Group A, 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Iran became the second team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup by beating Uzbekistan 2-0. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

AP_17158360029929.jpg

AP_17158360029929.jpg

Security personnel take position in front of Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed into Iran's parliament and targeted the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing a security guard and wounding several other people in rare twin attacks, with the siege at the legislature still underway. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Omid Vahabzadeh)

5_232017_b1maylgiran8201.jpg

5_232017_b1maylgiran8201.jpg

Illustration on the newly "elected" president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

5_212017_b1-avraham8201.jpg

5_212017_b1-avraham8201.jpg

Illustration on Iran's threat to an independent Kurdistan by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

iran_fiba_headgear_61980.jpg

iran_fiba_headgear_61980.jpg

Iranian national basketball team players Ayrin Artoonian, left, Shadi Abdolvand, center, and head of Koosha Sanat club Nasim Daneshpajooh attend an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Basketball enthusiasts around the world said a decision to allow players to wear religious headgear in competition will encourage more people to play the sport because it gives participants the right to practice their faith and focus on playing ball. Abdolvand said basketball will change in Iran because younger players will be encouraged to "pursue their goals." (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

iran_fiba_headgear_58238.jpg

iran_fiba_headgear_58238.jpg

Iranian national basketball team player Shadi Abdolvand attends an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Basketball enthusiasts around the world said a decision to allow players to wear religious headgear in competition will encourage more people to play the sport because it gives participants the right to practice their faith and focus on playing ball. Abdolvand said basketball will change in Iran because younger players will be encouraged to "pursue their goals." (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

iran_fiba_headgear_80226.jpg

iran_fiba_headgear_80226.jpg

Iranian national basketball team players Shadi Abdolvand, left, and Ayrin Artoonian attend an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Basketball enthusiasts around the world said a decision to allow players to wear religious headgear in competition will encourage more people to play the sport because it gives participants the right to practice their faith and focus on playing ball. Abdolvand said basketball will change in Iran because younger players will be encouraged to "pursue their goals." (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

4_262017_b1boltonlgirannuke8201.jpg

4_262017_b1boltonlgirannuke8201.jpg

Illustration on the dangerous complications of the Obama/Iran nuke deal by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

4_252017_b1maylgboeingiran8201.jpg

4_252017_b1maylgboeingiran8201.jpg

Illustration on the Boeing/Iran airbus deal by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

immigration_ban_grad_students_39295.jpg

immigration_ban_grad_students_39295.jpg

FILE - In this April 6, 2016, file photo, Iranian students prepare their robots during the international robotics competition, RoboCup Iran Open 2016, in Tehran, Iran. Universities in the U.S. say President Donald Trump's revised travel ban would block hundreds of graduate students who play key roles in research. Twenty-five of America's largest universities told The Associated Press they've sent acceptance letters to more than 500 students from the six banned countries for next fall, mostly from Iran, who are known for their strength in engineering and sciences. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

missing_american_iran_54697.jpg

missing_american_iran_54697.jpg

FILE -- In this Dec. 18, 2007, file photo, Christine Levinson, left, the wife of a missing American former FBI agent, her son, Daniel, and her sister Susan exit Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport upon their arrival in Iran. The family of Robert Levinson, who went missing in Iran a decade ago on an unauthorized CIA assignment, filed a lawsuit Tuesday, March 21, 2017, against Iran. The lawsuit in U.S. federal court describes in detail offers by Iran to “arrange” for his release in exchange for a series of concessions, including for the return of a Revolutionary Guard general who defected to the West.. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

tv-colin_farrell-north_86052.jpg

tv-colin_farrell-north_86052.jpg

FILE - In this combination photo, actor Colin Farrell, left, appears during a portrait session, on May 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Calif., and Lt. Col. Oliver North appears before a congressional committee holding hearings on the Iran-Contra affair on Capitol Hill in Washington. Farrell is slated to star as Oliver North in a limited series from Amazon. The man who directed Farrell in the film "Lobster," Yorgos Lanthimos, has been tapped to direct the untitled, one-hour series that will cover the Iran-Contra scandal. (AP Photo/Jordan Strauss and J. Scott Applewhite, Files)

3_5_2017_b1-emran8201.jpg

3_5_2017_b1-emran8201.jpg

Illustration on the continuing threat of Iran by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times