Voice of America
US quietly invites Iran to talks based on 'mutual respect'
The U.S. State Department has quietly offered to enter into bilateral talks with Iran based on “mutual respect,” according to an interview an American diplomat gave to the Islamic republic's state-run media. In the interview, which was mysteriously ...
Russia Worried by Lack of Progress Towards Iran Nuclear Talks
US should ease anti-Iran sanctions: Former US envoy
Exclusive: Iran importing missile-grade ore from Germany, France
Iran lawmaker: Morsi failed to gain military sway
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Egypt's now-toppled Islamist president made a tactical blunder by not exerting stronger influence over the country's security and intelligence services after taking office last year, a prominent Iranian lawmaker said Thursday in ...
On Iran, Greece, Germany, majoritarianism
SIR – We noted the letter (June 29th) from Sir Richard Dalton in response to your leader on Iran. We were concerned by this passage: “You did not mention that Iran has a policy of converting its 20% enriched uranium into oxide, ready for research ...
Bahrami: Iran's solo tennis representative
One player born to entertain is Iran's one and only professional player Mansour Bahrami. Despite losing his opening match to the McEnroe brothers on Wednesday, Bahrami - who has been on the Invitational circuit for about 20 years - shows no sign of ...
Iranian hardliners apoplectic over Shakira Confederations cup shot
When the cameras panned to the Colombian singer Shakira cheering on her footballing husband, Gerard Piqué, during a Confederations cup match, to many it was just another shot of a glamorous celebrity. But in Iran, the few seconds of a woman with bare ...
Shakira's bare arms at football in Brazil spark row in Iran
Iran volleyball streak flusters censors
'Whenever… Whatever!' Iranian TV gets blasted over Shakira gaffe
New York Times (blog)
Iran's Next Leader Advocates a Less Intrusive State
New York Times (blog)
By THOMAS ERDBRINK. Published: July 3, 2013. Iran's president-elect, Hassan Rowhani, repeated in a speech on Wednesday his promises of more freedoms for Iranians, saying the government should not interfere in people's private lives.
Iran: how 'Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's candidate' lost the election
In reality, politics in Iran, like elsewhere, is a complex process in which even the most powerful player, faced with an unfolding, unpredicted set of events, has no choice but to re-evaluate, recalculate, and eventually choose from a limited array of ...
Rouhani tells Iran's powerful clerics they need to regain citizens' trust
Iran's Rouhani urges end to meddling in private lives
Why Iran looks set to lighten up under Rohani
Hurriyet Daily News
Iran swimmer says record denied over unIslamic costume
TEHRAN (AFP) – An Iranian woman has claimed that the authorities in the Islamic republic have denied her a free water swimming record after saying that her costume failed to meet the standards of sharia law. Elham Asghari, 32, who also teaches swimming ...
OTHERS > Iran swimmer says record denied over unIslamic costume
Iran and a nuclear bomb: Jack Straw and Melanie Phillips
There was no evidence that Iran has been building a nuclear bomb, said a former British foreign secretary. Jack Straw said he was not naive about Iran, but things were looking "more hopeful" with the new president-elect Hassan Rouhani. He was debating ...
Iran says Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood fails to keep trust
TEHRAN, July 4 (Xinhua) -- A senior Iranian lawmaker said Thursday that the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt failed to keep the trust that had been bestowed upon them through the vote of the Egyptians, Press TV reported. "What happened in Egypt was actually ...
Morsi Ousting 'Predictable,' Says Senior Iran MP
Iran calls on Egypt to show respect for legitimate public demands
Iran urges Egypt army to respect 'vote of people'