• Tehran

    Welcome to the Embassy of Satan!

    The former U.S. embassy in Tehran is a bizarre, must-see tourist site and a focal point for enduring anti-American sentiment.
  • Abbasi-Davani

    Iran Denies Blast At Nuclear Plant

    Iran has vigorously denied swirling media reports that there was a blast on Sunday at the Fordow nuclear facility.
  • Egypt

    Courting Cairo? Tehran Invites Egypt’s Morsi To Iranian Nuclear Facility

    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will visit one of Iran's nuclear facilities this week, adding to the growing speculation about his relationship with the Iranian regime.
  • How Would Israel Bomb Iran?

    What could Israel use in a strike against Iran? How would Iran defend itself, and what could it do afterwards?
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Israel Cautious, Skeptical About Iran Nuclear Talks

    Iran, which insists it seeks to develop atomic energy for purely peaceful purposes, has not set a date or locale for such talks.
  • Iranian president

    UN's Nuclear Inspector Arrives in Tehran

    Deputy Director General of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Herman Nackaerts arrived for the second time in Tehran to discuss Iran's nuclear program. Nackaerts said that his team's main priority is to clarify the possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program.
  • Iran Nuclear Issues

    Iran Unlikely to Build A-Bomb This Year: Report

    Iran is unlikely to move toward building a nuclear weapon this year because it does not yet have the capability to produce enough weapon-grade uranium, a draft report by the Institute for Science and International Security said Wednesday.
  • Where is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

    Amidst reports of a power struggle at the highest echelons of the Iranian government, it has emerged that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has not been seen for eight days
  • Iran Supreme Leader urges firm action over riots

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the security forces on Saturday to take firm action against anti-government protesters.
  • Iran arrests pro-reform opposition figures

    Iran arrested at least 10 leading opposition figures on Monday, a day after eight people were killed in anti-government protests that erupted during a Shi'ite Muslim religious festival, an opposition website said.
  • Police fire teargas in Iran protests: website

    Police fired teargas on Monday to disperse supporters of reformist leader Mirhossein Mousavi who gathered to express their condolences over his nephew's death in an anti-government rally, an Iranian opposition website said.
  • Leading Iran cleric condemns Ashura deaths

    An opposition leader criticised Iran's hardline rulers on Monday for killing innocent people during a religious festival, a reformist website reported.
  • Iran website says Mousavi nephew killed in clashes

    A reformist website said a nephew of Iranian opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi was killed in clashes between protesters and security forces in Tehran on Sunday.
  • Iran forces clash with protesters in cities - report

    Iranian security forces armed with batons and teargas clashed with supporters of the late dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in two central cities on Wednesday, opposition websites said.
  • Iran militia attack pro-reform cleric's home: website

    Members of an Islamic militia and plainclothes men attacked the house of a senior pro-reform cleric, Grand Ayatollah Yusuf Sanei, in the Shi'ite holy city of Qom on Tuesday, a reformist website said.
  • Protests mark funeral of dissident Iranian cleric

    Huge crowds of Iranians turned out for the funeral of leading dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in the holy Shi'ite city of Qom on Monday and some chanted anti-government slogans, websites reported.
  • Top Iran dissident cleric Montazeri dies at 87

    Iran's top dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, a fierce critic of the hardline leadership who denounced June's disputed election as fraudulent, has died at the age of 87.
  • Iran worked on atom bomb part in 2007 - report

    Iran worked on testing a key component of a nuclear bomb as recently as 2007, a British newspaper said on Monday, a finding which if proven would be at odds with Iran's assertion its nuclear work is for civilian use.
  • U.S., Germany losing patience with Iran

    The United States signaled on Thursday its patience with Iran was wearing thin, saying Tehran was rapidly approaching a December deadline to accept a U.N.-brokered nuclear deal with Western powers.
  • Iran to enrich uranium to higher level: Ahmadinejad

    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday Iran would enrich uranium to a higher level itself, apparently ruling out a U.N.-brokered deal meant to minimize the risk of Tehran producing material for atomic bombs.

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