Iran's constitution watchdog says Ahmadinejad can't lead oil ministry
TEHRAN, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Guardian Council of the Constitution said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's move to temporarily run the country's oil ministry is "illegal," the semi- official Fars news agency reported on Friday. ...
Iran claims to break CIA spy ring, arrests 30
Iran says it dismantles US spy network; 24 held
Iran claims 30 arrests in alleged U.S. spy ring
Iran lets Karoubi hunt new house for house arrest
The government denied any vote rigging and said the protests were stirred up by Iran's foreign enemies who aimed to overthrow the country's Islamic form of government. Both Karoubi and Mousavi have been held incommunicado since they called their ...
Detained journalist reunites with family in Canada
Dorothy Parvaz, the Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Syria and later Iran, was reunited with her family in Canada Thursday, two days after her released. Parvaz was greeted with warm hugs from relatives as she arrived at Vancouver ...
Journalist Parvaz feared beating in Syrian detention
Freed North Vancouver journalist arrives home
Dorothy Parvaz - three days in a Syrian jail listening to people being tortured
U.S. knocks down report of Iran, Venezuela missile base
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The United States and Venezuela don't agree on many foreign policy issues, but both countries say a newspaper report claiming that Iran is building a missile base in the South American nation is not credible. ...
Iran acid victim says may spare attacker from blinding
Pakistan Daily Times
The case made headlines around the world, with Amnesty International urging Iran not to go through with inflicting the retributive form of justice allowed under its Islamic law. In an interview with Sharq daily, Bahrami said she was not responsible for ...
US lawsuit alleges Iran was accessory in 9/11 attacks
International Business Times
The US District Court in Manhattan received documents from families of the September 11, 2001 victims accusing Iran and Hezbollah in helping al Qaeda carry out the attack. According to the documents, Iran and Hezbollah did have prior knowledge of the ...
Iran should pay damages, 9/11 family members say
Lawyers ask judge to link Iran, 9/11
Iran had prior info about 9/11 strikes, defectors tell court
New York Times (blog)
Jafar Panahi not in Cannes for This Is Not a Film premiere
Jafar Panahi's new film, This Is Not a Film, was smuggled into the country on a USB stick buried inside a cake posted from Iran to Paris. Panahi, the virtuoso neo-realist who won a prize at Cannes for his debut, The White Balloon, in 1995, and, at 50, ...
Cannes' Look Into Iran Via 2 Clandestine Films
Absent Iranian wins Cannes directing prize
Iran says finds light oil in offshore gas field
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has discovered a deposit of light oil offshore of an estimated in-place reserve of 756 million barrels valued at $13.6 billion, the state TV website reported on Saturday quoting a senior oil official. The oil reserve was found ...
Khayyam Oilfield Reserves at 758m Barrels
5 new gas and oil fields discovered in Iran
Iran Finds 758 Million Barrels Oil Layer
Trend News Agency
U.S. revises visa policy in gesture to Iranians
Students from Iran, which the United States accuses of seeking nuclear weapons, sponsoring terrorism and brutally repressing its people, previously were eligible only for three-month, single-entry visas. The new guidelines apply to Iranians and their ...
US eases Iranian student visa rules
Obama Fixes Visa Policy for Iranian Students