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National security adviser John Bolton has long advocated bombing Iran, and he delivered another address on Monday warning the country's regime.
25 photos show what Iran looked like before the 1979 revolution turned the nation into an Islamic republic
From 1941 to 1979, Iran was ruled by King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah. On February 11, 1979, the Islamic Revolution swept the country.
The US is charging 9 Iranians with hacking major American universities on behalf of the Iranian government
The US charged nine Iranians with orchestrating cyberattacks against more than 350 entities, mostly universities, on behalf of the Iranian government.
The Iranian government has blamed its Western "enemies" for provoking recent protests.
Prices well beyond double the normal helped crystallise dissatisfaction in Iran with the government, and has led to a spiral of violence and recrimination.
At least 20 people dead, hundreds arrested: Here’s everything you need to know about the protests rocking Iran
These are the largest demonstrations in the country since 2009, and US President Donald Trump says "the USA is watching very closely."
Iran's supreme leader blamed the unrest on "wicked enemies backed by westerners."
A professor in Iran came up with an ingenious method for criticizing the government without getting imprisoned
Anyone caught criticizing the Shah risked imprisonment.
Final election tallies showed that candidates on the reformist ticket won 27% of the overall vote and gained roughly 30 parliamentary seats.
‘McDonald’s diplomacy’: The nuclear deal has emboldened Iranian hardliners — and that shouldn’t be a surprise
The Iran nuclear deal, the optimism went, would help open up the country to the West. It would soften the influence of hardliners in the country.