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
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Wednesday 26 May 2010
Iran released an internationally renowned filmmaker and opposition supporter on bail yesterday after more than two months in custody, state television reported.
Saturday 22 May 2010
A senior opposition figure accused Iran's hardline judiciary and conservative lawmakers of being instruments in the intimidation of pro-reform activists and the trampling of constitutional rights.
Friday 21 May 2010
Three Americans jailed in Iran for 10 months hugged and kissed their mothers in an emotional reunion yesterday after the women arrived on a mission to secure the release of their children.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Efforts to achieve agreement among 189 nations on reinforcing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) face collapse because of the fall-out from a new UN sanctions resolution against Iran and an impasse on creating a nuclear weapons-free zone for the Middle East, participants warned.
Monday 17 May 2010
Iran has agreed to ship much of its enriched uranium to Turkey in a nuclear fuel swap deal reached with the help of mediation from Brazil and Turkey.
Saturday 15 May 2010
The lawyer of a French teaching assistant who was arrested on spying charges after Iran's disputed June election said today she would be acquitted by tomorrow.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
A reporter working for Newsweek magazine has been sentenced in absentia to 74 lashes and more than 13 years in prison, raising concerns about a new government crackdown ahead of the anniversary of disputed presidential elections.
Saturday 08 May 2010
On Thursday we carried a useful guide to the possible outcomes of the election. The heading said: "So what will we wake up to on Friday morning? One of the below."
Tuesday 04 May 2010
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday threw down the gauntlet to America and the West, arguing that the US, not Iran, was the real threat to world peace, and leaving little doubt that his country would press on with its controversial nuclear programme, which it says is for purely peaceful purposes.
Monday 03 May 2010
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brings his nuclear case to New York today, turning a UN treaty conference into a stage for Tehran's long-running showdown with the Western powers over its uranium enrichment program.
Monday 03 May 2010
Friday 30 April 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
President Robert Mugabe welcomed Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on a state visit to Zimbabwe yesterday, a meeting of two leaders united in fierce opposition to the West.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A group of ultra-Orthodox Jews passionately opposed to the existence of the state of Israel burned the national flag and draped black standards of mourning outside their homes yesterday, as ordinary Israelis reflected on the state's growing isolation abroad.
Sunday 18 April 2010
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran's military is so powerful today no one would dare attack the country.
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