Topic: Ramin Mehmanparast
Iran suspended the stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery amid mounting international pressure, including the European Parliament's 658-1 resolution against such punishment.
09/08/2010 02:28 pm
Following an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report that charges Iran with obstructing inspectors of its nuclear program, Iran said Tuesday that it can rightfully replace nuclear inspectors.
09/07/2010 06:37 pm
Iran and Russia both lashed out against new EU sanctions imposed on Monday. Despite the row, Tehran officials on Tuesday told the International Atomic Energy Agency that it will resume six-party Iran nuclear talks in September.
07/27/2010 10:07 am
The EU passed sanctions today that surpass the UN's Iran sanctions and all previous European measures. As Tehran's largest trading partner, the EU is likely to make a serious dent economically.
07/26/2010 02:38 pm
Iran is facing sanctions well beyond what the United Nations Security Council approved June 9. EU heads are today expected to follow the US in approving new sanctions to target Iran's energy and financial sectors.
06/17/2010 09:24 am
Tehran officially informed the IAEA today that it was ready to ship 1,200 kg of enriched uranium to Turkey. Turkey and Brazil are lobbying hard to save the deal from being ruined by UN sanctions.
05/24/2010 01:37 pm
The Iran nuclear fuel swap deal, brokered by Turkey and Brazil, was cast by many as a confidence-building measure. But Iran would still continue enriching uranium, in defiance of the UN Security Council.
05/17/2010 10:05 am
The Jerusalem clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians that injured more than 100 today, together with an unfolding crisis between the US and Israel, give beleaguered Iran an opportunity to boost its clout.
03/16/2010 07:38 pm
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.
01/12/2010 03:18 pm