The Islamic Republic of Iran accused a prominent American academic it imprisoned two weeks ago of conspiring to foment a velvet revolution there.
Iran granted Belarus greater access to oil reserves as the presidents of the countries, both at odds with the United States, met Monday to cement what the Belarusian leader called a "strategic partnership."
Iran on Monday charged detained Iranian-American academic Haleh Esfandiari with allegedly seeking to topple the ruling Islamic establishment, state-run television reported.
The presidents of Iran and Belarus — two countries at odds with the United States — sought Monday to cement ties that the Belarusian leader called "a strategic partnership."
Iran's policies of standing up to the United States have set off a "powerful bomb in the world of politics" bigger than the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday.
Iran on Monday charged detained Iranian-American academic Haleh Esfandiari of seeking to topple the ruling Islamic establishment, state-run television reported.
One of Iraq's most powerful Shiite leaders, Abdel Aziz Hakim, said on Monday he was in Iran for medical tests on a "swelling" after undergoing similar treatment in the United States.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran met with Alexander Lukashenko, an authoritarian leader who has been courting other vehement opponents of the United States.
A planned protest Tuesday highlights long-brewing frustrations of Iran's largest minority, which some say Washington is trying to exploit to undermine Tehran.
by Staff Writers London (AFP) May 21, 2007 Syria has agreed to send Iran at least 10 air defence systems that the government in Damascus is buying from Russia, Jane's Defence Weekly reported in its latest edition.