After a day of massive protests in Iran, Secretary of State Clinton affirmed US support for the antigovernment demonstrators while Iranian lawmakers called for opposition leaders' execution.
As Egypt rejoiced over Mubarak's removal, President Ahmadinejad marked the 32nd anniversary of the 1979 Iran revolution with a speech declaring it was the foundation for the popular unrest spreading through Arab nations.
Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme religious leader, addressed Egypt's protesters in Arabic on Friday, calling President Mubarak a 'traitor dictator' who has betrayed Egyptians.
The timing of Egyptian President Mubarak's exit could be crucial to bolstering moderate voices, analysts say. The Army has told protesters to return to 'normal life,' but the protests show little sign of abating.
With more than 100 estimated dead so far as Egyptian protests resume for a fifth day, Egypt's 'zero tolerance' policy is reminiscent of Iran's force to quash unrest after Ahmadinejad's reelection.
Movement on a fuel-swap deal with Iran stalled after two days of nuclear talks in Istanbul ended in stalemate.
Iran responded to the failure of nuclear talks last weekend with dual-track rhetoric, saying that 'there is hope' but accusing the West of 'blocking progress.'
Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers ran aground on Iranian preconditions about enrichment and sanctions; no plans to meet again.
Iran nuclear talks began in Istanbul today with topics that could include a revamped version of a nuclear fuel swap deal and ongoing sanctions.
A Stuxnet cyber worm tested at a secret facility in Israel’s Negev desert wiped out about a fifth of Iran’s nuclear centrifuges, The New York Times reported yesterday.
A former UN nuclear inspector says China is too lax to adequately prevent Iranian buyers from acquiring materials and equipment for nuclear development.
Iran state TV last night broadcast a confession by an Iranian who said senior Israeli officers helped him rehearse the bombing that killed an Iranian nuclear scientist a year ago.
The Iran plane crash that killed 77 Sunday involved an aircraft bought second-hand 37 years ago, not uncommon in a fleet further hobbled by poor maintenance and a shortage of US-made spare parts.
Iranian media have produced conflicting reports, none well sourced, on the alleged arrest of a US woman with a spying device in her teeth.
The Tuesday suicide of Alireza Pahlavi passed largely unnoticed in Iran, where decades ago the shah’s rule became a crucial catalyst for the Islamic revolution.
Iran's invitation to Russia, China, and other nations to visit its nuclear facilities is seen as an attempt to magnify divisions in the international community ahead of talks later this month.
While many US and European leaders are focused on curbing Iran's nuclear program in 2011, in Tehran the emphasis is more on domestic challenges such as economic reform.
Iran, which has repeatedly blamed foreign meddling for the spate of protests and complaints of election fraud there last year, executed a man for allegedly spying for Israel on Tuesday.
Many critics say a number of personnel changes by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have to do with the growing influence of one of his closest aides, Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei.
While the US says that Iran has a 'clear choice' to make on its controversial nuclear program, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted Thursday that world powers can choose cooperation or confrontation.
President Ahmadinejad has made it a priority to cut subsidies on daily essentials such as gas, water, and flour that have cost Iran as much as $100 billion a year since 1979.
Iran's opposition Green Movement protested in force during the Shiite holiday Ashura a year ago. This year, they're nowhere to be seen. Is the movement finished?
Iran has repeatedly declared victory over Jundallah, the Sunni and Baluch group that claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 39 Shiite worshipers today.