Banisadr later fled Tehran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.
After the Taliban swiftly took back control of the Afghan capital, the stability of the country likely depends on its neighbors in the region.
An Iranian intelligence officer and three members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to kidnap a prominent opposition activist.
Raisi dominated the election only after a panel under the watch of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei disqualified his strongest competition.
Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, who survived a book bombing reportedly carried out by Israel, died at the age of 74.
A U.S. return to the deal would be the biggest and most controversial foreign policy initiative in the early months of Joe Biden's presidency.
Nasrin Rejali now has her own business, thanks to help from refugee-focused organizations. Here's how she did it.
The attack targeted the same base where Iran struck in January last year in retaliation for the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) is leading hard-liners in smearing former White House official Rob Malley. Biden's response could be a key sign about his foreign policy.
The decision serves as pressure ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who has said he is willing to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal.