But Iran's supreme leader confident 'bond tied by hearts and souls will grow stronger day by day'.
Iranian official says US need to lift sanctions and return to the nuclear deal.
The IAEA are investigating the particles' origin and have asked Iran to explain the traces.
Mohammad Ali Najafi's trial received detailed coverage in state media where scandals related to politicians rarely appear on television. f
Iran's stock market is thriving, despite US sanctions that batter its economy and an uncertain future as geopolitical tensions soar in the Gulf.
General Joseph Dunford will head to the US Capitol to apprise lawmakers from both chambers on the latest developments, an official says.
There are no reports of any casualties or arrests.
US acting Ambassador Jonathan Cohen warned Iran's activities were destabilising the entire Middle East and risk triggering an arms race.
UK-Iranian citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in prison in September 2016 for alleged sedition.
Nelly Erin-Cambervelle was arrested on the grounds of having signed an illegal contract and carrying out a non-authorised trip.
The most poisoning cases were reported in Alborz province north of Tehran and Hormozgan on the south coast.
Iran won a shock victory last week when the ICJ ruled that the US must lift sanctions against Tehran targeting humanitarian goods like food and medicine.
Counterterrorism strategy documents outline a US administration's blueprint for tackling the threat of extremism – from military action to intelligence operations to cooperating with partners and allies and the use of sanctions and other financial tools.
Netanyahu says Iran has a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran which he urges the UN atomic agency to inspect.
UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is concerned by the public differences between the remaining European signatories to the accord.
Four assailants fired on a viewing stand in Ahvaz where Iranian officials had gathered to watch an annual event marking the start of the Islamic Republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq.
The subject matter makes it 'a caustic film' as regards its portrayal of life in Iran.
Since Donald Trump took over the White House in early 2017, Washington has set Iran in its sights, accusing it of seeking to destabilise the Middle East.
For five days last week protesters had flooded the streets, clashing with security forces and torching the provincial headquarters, the Iranian consulate and the offices of armed groups.
On Friday morning, Russian air raids pounded rebel positions in the southwest of Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have backed Trump’s decision to reimpose sanctions on Tehran, reflecting the wealthy oil exporters' concern about Iran’s ballistic missile programme and support for militant groups.
Britain and other European signatories are trying to keep the nuclear deal alive, despite Trump's reimposition of sanctions on Tehran.
The agreement, reached after years of painstaking negotiations, limited Iran's nuclear development programmes in exchange for an easing of sanctions.
US President Donald Trump withdrew in May from a deal that had lifted sanctions on Tehran in return for curbs on its nuclear programme.