Ali Mohammadian noticed his pupil was being bullied, and shaved his head to show his support
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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.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
Ahmadinejad could face increasing domestic attacks before elections
Friday 28 September 2012
Asserting in a dramatic speech to the United Nations that Iran will be ready to build a nuclear weapon by next summer, the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, told leaders they must draw a clear red line to force the regime in Tehran to back down and end its uranium enrichment programme.
Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi performs dramatic U-turn telling audience in Iran that he supported military intervention in Syria
Thursday 30 August 2012
The new Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, performed a dramatic about turn today when he told an audience in Iran that he supported military intervention in Syria – infuriating Bashar al-Assad’s foreign minister and cleaving a gaping political fissure with Tehran.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend a summit meeting of leaders of non-aligned developing nations in Tehran next week, defying calls from the United States and Israel to boycott the event, UN diplomats said today.
Monday 13 August 2012
Final tests are being made of a public warning system which would send a text message to Israelis in the event of an imminent missile attack by Iran or Lebanon's Hezbollah militia.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused of arming Kurdish separatists for attacks against Turkish government
Thursday 09 August 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been accused of arming Kurdish separatists who have stepped up attacks against the Turkish government - meddling that has the potential to lead to a major inflammation of the conflict outside war-ravaged Syria.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Iran could prevent even “a single drop of oil” passing through the Strait of Hormuz if its security is threatened, a naval chief said today, as tensions simmer over Tehran's nuclear programme.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Iran and six world powers blamed each other for a deadlock at talks on Tehran's nuclear programme yesterday, as negotiators struggled to reduce the risk of a new Middle East war.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Iran has begun to design its first nuclear submarine, a semi-official news agency in the country has reported.
Friday 25 May 2012
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
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