Officials believe Tehran is pressing ahead with enriching sufficient uranium to make a weapon
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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.
Sunday 07 April 2013
A day after talks between international powers and Iran ended without agreement on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, a leading Israeli politician has warned that the Jewish state’s patience is running thin and that the West should impose a deadline of weeks to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear enrichment programme, or face military action.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Tehran accuses Mossad, the CIA and MI6 of being behind the assassinations
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.
Monday 25 February 2013
The prospect of a successful conclusion to the talks on Iran's nuclear programme that start in Kazakhstan tomorrow was never high. Despite tentatively positive noises from both Tehran and Washington in recent months, decades of stalemate can hardly inspire optimism. And the latest developments leave the likelihood of a deal slimmer than ever.
Sunday 10 February 2013
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said today that he was ready to hold talks with the US if the West stopped pressuring his country.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Iran's state TV has broadcast footage allegedly extracted from a CIA drone captured in 2011.
Tuesday 05 February 2013
It is good news that Tehran has agreed to resume talks with the major world powers on its nuclear programme later this month. Dialogue between Iran and the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany broke down in Moscow last June in an atmosphere of frustration and anger. Now, with the second Obama administration in place, Iran’s Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said he hopes for progress when the talks convene in Kazakhstan.
Monday 10 December 2012
The Islamic Republic has been trumpeting its possession of the drones in an attempt to embarrass Washington over its alleged surveillance of Iran's disputed nuclear program
US denies Iran claim to have captured drone over Gulf despite images showing 'downed craft' on state TV
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Iran claimed today it had captured a US drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf— even showing an image of a purportedly downed craft on state TV — but the US Navy said all its unmanned aircraft in the region were “fully accounted for.”
Saturday 17 November 2012
Iran has reached another milestone in its nuclear program, UN inspectors reported Friday, saying the country has completed work on an underground factory for making enriched uranium. Western officials fear that the heavily fortified facility could someday be used to make a nuclear bomb.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage apologises after appearing to take sides with 'democratic' Iran against a 'conspiracy' by western powers intent on 'world domination'
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, issued a fulsome apology today after he appeared to take sides with “democratic” Iran against a “conspiracy” by western powers intent on “world domination”.
Thursday 04 October 2012
A currency crisis is one of the most destabilising developments that can afflict a modern society. It reflects failing confidence in the government even as it undermines the basic functioning of the state. Those who can, move abroad or exchange their local cash and other assets for something safer. Those without such options take to the streets – with unforeseeable consequences. This is why the precipitate fall in the value of the rial is of a different order from Iran's many other recent tribulations.
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