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.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
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