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Monday 17 June 2013
Hassan Rouhani has given his first news conference since being declared as Iran’s new President-elect, vowing to continue to enrich uranium and so putting him on a collision course with Western powers.
Sunday 16 June 2013
Iran's stock exchange is climbing for the second day following the surprise election of a reformist-backed president.
Iran chooses replacement for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his vote, telling the US 'The hell with you'
Friday 14 June 2013
Nation chooses between six candidates amid tight regulations and stringent controls on international arbiters and journalists
Sole reformist candidate Mohammad Reza Aref withdraws from Iran elections to elect successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Liberals and moderates in the Islamic Republic left with few option in presidential race
Monday 03 June 2013
The Iranian government claims it has captured a “spy ring” working for Israel and Britain which had planned to carry out “sabotage and assassinations” to undermine the impending national elections in the country.
'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
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.
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