Voices In today's relaxed Tehran, headscarves are being worn back from the face

Ex-home secretary Jack Straw returns from a visit to Tehran convinced that it’s time for the West to rethink its relationship with the regime

Can Oliver Stone show us the human side of Hitler?

Director describes subject of his new project as 'easy scapegoat'

Iran protesters died in overcrowded cell

More than 145 people detained after Iran's disputed June election were kept for several days in a room of 70 square metres at a Tehran jail, including three who died, a parliamentary report was quoted as saying.

Iranian opposition leader shot at by pro-government demonstrators

Pro-government demonstrators opened fire on the car of an Iranian opposition leader shattering its windows, his website reported yesterday. Sahamnews said the shooting happened late on Thursday while the former presidential candidate Mahdi Karroubi was leaving a building in Qazvin, 90 miles west of Tehran.

'I'll die for the cause,' Mousavi tells Iran

Iran's opposition leader today declared he was ready to die in defence of the right to hold peaceful protests against the government.

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Supreme Leader says leaders of protests should be executed for stoking violence

Body of Mousavi's nephew taken from Tehran hospital

Seven prominent opposition members arrested following clashes that erupted at weekend

Street protests flare in Iran

Nephew of opposition leader Mousavi is among five killed after security forces open fire, say eyewitnesses

Cleric's funeral breathes life into Iran's protest movement

Clashes with security forces as huge crowds turn out to mourn religious leader who supported reform

Iran's top dissident cleric Montazeri dies

Iran's senior dissident cleric, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, has died, official media reported on today. He was 87.

Iran 'testing nuclear bomb part'

The prospect of fresh tension between the UK and Iran arose today after a document emerged suggesting the Middle Eastern country was working on testing a key nuclear bomb part.

Iranian leader warns reformists

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accuses opposition of insulting the memory of nation's founder

Iranian hardliners lash out at opposition after protests

Theological students rally against "insult" to Khomeini

Iran says it needs 20 enrichment sites

Iran's vice-president said today his country needs 20 industrial-scale uranium enrichment facilities, a potentially dramatic expansion of its nuclear program in defiance of UN demands.

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