The New York Times reported that Abu Muhammad al-Masri had been killed by two Israeli assassins on a motorcycle in August.
Residents of Tehran shared with Newsweek their hopes, fears and stories of fireworks in response to former Vice President Joe Biden's projected victory, a development they hope will end an era of crushing "maximum pressure" against Iran.
Iran now has a stockpile of low-enriched uranium some 12 times larger than is allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal.
The president said Iran would look to expand ties with neighbors once Trump is out of office, and claimed victory over the White House's "maximum pressure" campaign.
Russia and Iran support Syria's efforts to bring back refugees, but President Bashar al-Assad said sanctions and insurgents are making it difficult, especially as the country's economy suffers a deep crisis compounded by COVID-19.
"The new U.S. administration should reconsider its inhumane behaviors toward other countries," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
Iran expects the United States not only to return to its international obligations under the nuclear deal, but to pay for its violations, and time may be running out for what's left the agreement.
Successful management of U.S. interests and maintenance of U.S. leadership requires consistent policy and a belief among local leaders that they can't just browbeat one administration and move on to the next.
While the U.S. waits for a new administration to take office, China, Iran and Turkey find themselves under pressure to act.
Let us hope Biden does not return America to the inadequate Iran Deal, setting the region back on a path to war.
Axios reported Sunday that the Trump administration wants to apply new sanctions to Iran each week until the end of the president's term.
Settlements Minister Tzachi Hanegbi appears to have fired the starting gun for anti-Iran nuclear deal pressure from Israel.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif set out for Venezuela, Cuba and Bolivia, but the U.S. Western Hemisphere assistant secretary dismissed the trip, saying "their dealings together underscore their lack of legitimacy."
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed reports that discussions with China over the so-called 25-year deal have been suspended while the world waits for the results of the U.S. election.
If we want to prevent the next Cuban Missile Crisis, we must continue with the financial pressure on Iran and add diplomatic and intelligence layers to these efforts.
With no definite end in sight to the race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, the world watches on, captivated yet with many hesitant to comment on the uncertain situation.
"Our enemies are facing a decline in power, and with each passing day, the slope of this decline is accelerating," Revolutionary Guard commander Major General Hossein Salami set beside a new missile launch system.
Biden has vowed to restore the JCPOA, but some of Trump's actions are irreversible.
Graham said Saturday that Twitter moderators believe the Department of Homeland Security is more of a threat than the ayatollah of Iran.
In an interview with 'Firing Line,' Maine Senator Angus King criticized Trump for raising doubts about the U.S. election.
Macron is embroiled in accusations of Islamophobia after refusing to condemn cartoons considered blasphemous by some Muslims.
"Air defense units in the northwestern region have been strengthened and more will be added if needed," Iranian Army commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said.
"The U.S. has out-sanctioned itself," Iranian mission to the United Nations spokesperson Alireza Miryousefi told Newsweek after President Donald Trump's latest sanctions hit energy industries already subject to restrictions.
"We have repeatedly stated that Iran does not interfere in other countries' elections," Iranian mission to the United Nations spokesperson Alireza Miryousefi told Newsweek.
After years of 'maximum pressure', the political narrative in Iran is beginning to favor local hardliners, forecasted to win the presidency in June. Trump may have pre-emptively torpedoed American diplomacy for the next Administration.
"The truth is simple—only Russia has both the capability and intent to significantly disrupt our election," Senator Chris Murphy said.
"China doesn't export ideology, interfere in other countries' domestic affairs, seek to alter others' systems, or intend to have ideological confrontation with the United States or any other country," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
Chairman Enrique Tarrio said whatever bomb gets dropped on Iran "better have the Proud Boys' name etched on it."
DNI John Ratcliffe said Wednesday that Iran had obtained voter information and sent threatening emails to undermine the Trump campaign.