Topic: Revolutionary Guard
American hiker Sarah Shourd's release was supposed to be a 'gift' from Ahmadinejad, who heads to the United Nations next week amid intense international pressure. But his actions riled conservatives in Iran.
09/14/2010 01:56 pm
Sarah Shourd: In Washington, White House spokesman Tommy Vietor said the Obama administration is in close contact with the families of the detained hikers and the Swiss Embassy.
09/13/2010 05:47 pm
US hiker Sarah Shourd, one of three American hikers detained in Iran for more than a year on espionage charges, will be released as soon as $500,000 bail is deposited, a top Iran prosecutor said Sunday.
09/12/2010 11:53 am
In addition to facing outside pressures on nuclear initiatives and human rights issues such as the US hikers, Iranian officials still fear the opposition Green Movement at home.
09/09/2010 05:17 pm
Russia said it will soon make a long-delayed Iran nuclear power plant fully operational. The move was part of a deal within Russia to finish the plant while canceling a controversial sale of an advanced missile system to Tehran.
08/13/2010 12:42 pm
Iran mass graves have been dug for US troops if they attack, a former Revolutionary Guard commander has said.
08/10/2010 04:57 pm
Iran downplayed early reports of an assassination attempt on populist President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad this morning, saying a firecracker exploded near his convoy. Would an Iran without Ahmadinejad be much different?
08/04/2010 02:47 pm
One year after arresting them on the Iran-Iraq border, Tehran may seek an opportunistic swap.
07/31/2010 10:32 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
Sunni militant group Jundallah claimed responsibility for the Iran mosque bombing that killed at least 27 people Thursday. Tehran blames the US and UK for a hand in the deadly suicide attacks.
07/16/2010 09:53 am