Samereh Alinejad stopped Balal Abdullah's hanging at the last moment
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Thursday 02 May 2013
Jon Stewart's Daily Show sidekick John Oliver is taking over the programme for two months while its host makes his new film.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
A group of men from the Kurdish community in religiously conservative Iran have found a novel way of supporting women's rights: cross-dressing.
'We are heading toward a collision course by the end of the year': Iran will be capable of making a nuclear weapon in two months, warns Israeli intelligence official
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Officials believe Tehran is pressing ahead with enriching sufficient uranium to make a weapon
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Members of Pakistan’s armed forces, including doctors and engineers, have been sent to remote areas in the south-west of the country to help evacuate the injured following the quake across the border in Iran.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Force of 7.8 magnitude quake could be felt from Kabul to Delhi and Dubai
Friday 12 April 2013
A British man posted photos of the new Iranian owners of his stolen laptop online – after installing a piece of software that tracked the gadget’s location.
Thursday 11 April 2013
Iranian winger has become an important part of Martin Jol's squad
'Iran cannot have a nuclear weapon': John Kerry issues stark warning after meeting Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel
Tuesday 09 April 2013
John Kerry, who has returned to Jerusalem for talks on the Israeli–Palestinian peace process, warned today that “Iran cannot have and will not have a nuclear weapon” after a meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
The highest court in the land could soon consider secret evidence for the first time after a judgment late last tonight.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Tehran accuses Mossad, the CIA and MI6 of being behind the assassinations
Friday 15 March 2013
Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood has objected to a UN declaration on violence against women on the grounds that it would lead to the “disintegration of society” – a move that threatens to derail efforts by the international community to reach an agreement.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Officials in Tehran are reportedly in talks with the lawyer of Carlos the Jackal, the infamous Venezuelan-born terrorist, as they prepare to sue Hollywood over Argo’s “unrealistic portrayal” of Iran. Several Iranian news outlets, including the pro-reform Shargh newspaper, said that the French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre is discussing how and where to file the lawsuit.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Iranian authorities are reported to be planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning Argo because of the film's allegedly "unrealistic portrayal" of the country.
Friday 08 March 2013
Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law appeared in a New York court today, pleading not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to kill Americans.
Friday 01 March 2013
Glencore, the London-listed Swiss commodities giant, supplied thousands of tonnes of alumina to an Iranian company with links to the country’s controversial nuclear programme.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more