Tehran urged China not to bend to US pressure for new Iran sanctions, which Vice President Joe Biden strongly supported in meetings with top Israel leaders today.
Brazil's Foreign Minister Celso Amorim told Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Brazil doesn't support Iran sanctions. He wants more negotiations. The US worries about the growing closeness of Iran and Brazil.
Italy said Wednesday it arrested seven alleged Iran weapons smugglers and charged that some are Iranian intelligence agents. The move comes as momentum builds for fresh sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.
The IAEA, the UN nuclear watchdog, said Monday that it can't guarantee the Iran nuclear program is exclusively for peaceful purposes, citing insufficient cooperation from the Islamic Republic.
China has publicly maintained its preference for pursuing talks with Tehran over new Iran sanctions. But it has also quietly accepted two international slaps of Iran over the past week.
Iran said it arrested top Sunni militant Abdolmalek Rigi, who claimed responsibility for a number of terrorist attacks inside Iran. Tehran claims Mr. Rigi received US support.
A boisterous crowd greeted former UN nuclear boss Mohamed ElBaradei in Cairo Friday and urged him to run for president. He says it's time for 'real democracy.'
A new report by the UN's nuclear watchdog warned that Iran appears to be pursuing a nuclear bomb and said the country is boosting its uranium enrichment efforts.
Adm. Mike Mullen and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicked off an eight-nation swing Sunday through the Middle East. The focus of the trip? Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Gary Sick, who was the chief White House aide during Iran's Islamic Revolution in 1979 and the hostage crisis that followed, says the Green reform movement has a surprising strength. Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Iran Thursday.
Schoolgirls wave Iranian flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at the Behesht-e Zahra (Zahra's paradise) cemetery in southern Tehran on Feb. 1.
Iran is bracing for protests by reformers and counter-protests by regime supporters when the Islamic Republic celebrates its 31st anniversary on Thursday. Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is promising a 'stupefying' display of support for the regime.
Iran has stepped up arrests and told Iranian journalists that they'll be dealt with as 'spies' if they work for foreign news outlets, in an apparent attempt to tighten information flows ahead of Green Movement protests scheduled for Thursday.
Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran is a chokepoint for Iranian dissidents seeking to flee the country. A look at how some are escaping authorities.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday ordered 10 new uranium enrichment facilities, a plan that one analyst called 'almost laughably ambitious.'
The saber-rattling between Israel and Lebanon – which Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman extended to Syria – has created an atmosphere similar to the one that preceded Israel's 1982 invasion.
Opposition members accused the Islamic Republic of killing one of its top scientists. Meanwhile Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said that “preliminary investigations” concluded that Masoud Ali-Mohammadi was murdered by Israeli and American intelligence services.
Iran state media reported Tuesday that a nuclear physicist and 'staunch supporter' of the Islamic Revolution was assassinated in Tehran near his home.
Iran said Saturday that the edicts of Ayatollah Yusuf Sanei were no longer religiously binding. The mandate has sparked serious disputes among clerical groups.
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration is pressing the Iranian parliament to approve extra gas purchases to prepare for more sanctions.
In Iran, the rare move of issuing a public appeal for help via the Internet suggests that law enforcement authorities are overwhelmed by the range of protesters.
Political turmoil and the growing influence of the Revolutionary Guard may make Iran more vulnerable to any upcoming sanctions, as the Obama Administration considers new measures to curb Iran’s nuclear program.
On Wednesday, the Islamic Republic of Iran organized national demonstrations and struck out at reformist supporters of the Green Movement. On Sunday, protests against the government turned violent, killing at least 37 people during the key religious holiday of Ashura.
Iran singled out Harvard professor Gene Sharp as a key inspiration for protesters' 'velvet coup.' Sharp's manual on nonviolent protest shaped opposition movements in Czechoslovakia and inspired activists in Burma.