Iran Is Seen Advancing Nuclear Bid
New York Times
International nuclear inspectors reported on Wednesday that Iran had increased its nuclear production while negotiations with the West dragged on this spring, but the new information suggested that Tehran had not gone past the “red line” that Israel's ...
Iran pushes ahead with nuclear plant that worries West
Iran paves over suspected nuclear-related testing site despite UN protests
Iran expands nuclear program, UN agency says
Exclusive: Glencore, Trafigura deals with Iran may have skirted sanctions - UN
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Metals swap deals with Iran by Switzerland-based commodities giants Glencore Xstrata and Trafigura could have been a way of skirting international sanctions against Tehran over its nuclear program, according to a confidential ...
UN report finds Iran violates sanctions using front firms
Iran's Supreme Leader Tightens Grip After Disqualifying Two Top Presidential ...
For the cleric who runs Iran, there's no such thing as a pleasant surprise, especially on election day. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was not pleased when a librarian named Mohammad Khatami was swept into the president's office in 1997, leading a wave of ...
Iran presidential campaign begins without two big names
Iran's Ahmadinejad Looks to Outsider Options
Iran's rulers risk alienating voters by candidate bans
Prayers from Prison: American pastor held in Iran releases letter
The American pastor jailed in Iran for his Christian faith has managed to get a letter out to his global supporters, thanking them for their prayers while confirming the brutality of his conditions. Saeed Abedini, the 33-year-old Idaho resident serving ...
More centrifuges fitted at Iran's Natanz plant, says UN
Iran has installed hundreds of new centrifuges at its Natanz plant, the UN's atomic agency says in a report. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran had installed almost 700 advanced IR2m centrifuges at the plant, compared with 180 in ...
Ahmadinejad to appeal Iran poll-ban on ally
Iran's president is to challenge a decision to disqualify his top aide from a vote to elect his successor, but former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said he has no objections to his own ban. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that the ...
Profiles: Iran election candidates
Iran's Guardian Council has approved eight candidates - out of a list of more than 600 hopefuls - to stand in the presidential elections in June. Whoever wins the polls will replace incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is constitutionally ...
Iran's election: a domesticated affair that could make waves far from home
Some Iranian analysts and diplomats argue that the political struggle between Khamenei and the current president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been so all-consuming that it has paralysed Tehran and rendered it all but incapable of making the choices ...
Staunch anti-American Saeed Jalili an early favorite in Iran's presidential race
Washington Post (blog)
“Iran has managed to break the imposing stature of American,” he told the Christian Science Monitor in a lengthy interview. In this and other interviews, Jalili has appeared almost obsessed with the United States, emphasizing the conflict as both a ...
When Iran's Saeed Jalili met one-on-one with US diplomat Bill Burns
Iran, Hezbollah increasing support for Assad: Britain
"It is very clear that Syrian regime is receiving a great deal of support, increasing support in recent months from outside Syria from Hezbollah and Iran. This is a regime that is increasingly dependent on external support," Hague said in a news ...
Iran and Congress rebuke Obama's Syria policy
Friends of Syria demands withdrawal of Hezbollah, Iran fighters
Hizbollah And Iran 'Propping Up' Syria, Says Hague