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.
One year after arresting them on the Iran-Iraq border, Tehran may seek an opportunistic swap.
Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri may not have been a defector at all. Some think he was a double agent sent to find out how much the US knows about Iran's nuclear program.
Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri flew back to Tehran this week. The case of Vitaly Yurchenko, a Soviet cold-war-era defector, may offer some clues as to Amiri's reasons.
The arrival of Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who reportedly defected to the US, closed a bizarre chapter in the 31-year US-Iran propaganda war. Now that he's home, Iranian officials are likely to ask him more probing questions.
The saga of Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who reportedly defected to the US last year, is a special case in the 31-year propaganda war between the US and Iran.
Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri is holed up in the Pakistani embassy awaiting a return trip home. Here are three possible explanations to his mysterious case.
Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist who in March was reported to have defected to the US, has now taken refuge in the Pakistani embassy in Washington, seeking immediate repatriation to Iran.
The defection of Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri to the US shows that a long-running CIA covert program against the Iran nuclear program is working.