Iran has detained scores of students in an apparent bid to prevent new opposition protests during annual Student Day events next month, a Western-based human rights group said. Iranian police, seeking to avoid any repeat of the huge demonstration
With cutting-edge anti-missile systems and two new submarines that can carry nuclear weapons, Israel is readying a new generation of armaments designed to defend itself against distant Iran as well as Tehran’s proxy armies on its borders. Having f
An whistle-blowing Iranian doctor who treated victims of torture at Tehran's most feared prison has died, amid conflicting reports of a heart attack, a car accident or suicide — raising opposition accusations the 26-year-old was killed.
The price of gold coins in Iran feel by more than 4 percent after the Central Bank started supplying newly-minted coins to the market, Iranian newspapers reported on Sunday. "The gold bubble burst", read a headline in the daily Jam-e Jam
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei cannot be removed from his post because his legitimacy comes from God, an official close to Iran's most powerful figure was reported Friday as saying. Khamenei, whose public persona is usually above pol
Iran has charged 3 detained U.S. citizens with espionage, the official IRNA news agency quoted a prosecutor as saying on Monday, but Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said there was no evidence to back the charges. The three, Shane Bauer, 27, Sar
A senior Iranian lawmaker warned Russia that its delay in delivering an anti-aircraft missile defense system to Tehran could harm relations between the two countries, state television reported Sunday. Russia signed a contract two years ago to sell
"Police arrested 109 people who created disorder and disturbed public order and security on the sideline of the rally Wednesday," said Azizollah Rajabzadeh, head of Tehran police, IRNA reported.
Senior Iranian lawmakers rejected on Saturday any possibility of Tehran shipping uranium abroad for further enrichment, intensifying pressures on the government to reject the U.N.-backed plan altogether. Prominent conservative lawmaker Alaeddin Bo
U.N. inspectors found "nothing to be worried about" in a first look at a previously secret uranium enrichment site in Iran last month, the International Atomic Energy chief said in remarks published Thursday. Mohamed ElBaradei also told the New Yo
Converging on a square about half a mile from the former embassy, the opposition marchers denounced President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with shouts of "Death to the dictator!"
Israeli commandos seized a ship that defense officials said was carrying more than 60 tons of missiles, rockets and anti-tank weapons bound for Lebanon's Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrillas. The pre-dawn seizure near Cyprus was a rare interception
U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei urged Iran to respond quickly to his nuclear fuel proposal while warning the world against using force. "I therefore urge Iran to be as forthcoming as possible in responding soon to my recent pr
Iran proposed changes to a U.N.-drafted nuclear fuel deal making demands that appeared to challenge the basis of the agreement with the United States, France and Russia. "(ElBaradei) is engaged in consultations with Iran as well as all relevant parti
A team of U.N. nuclear inspectors returned Thursday from a visit to a previously secret Iranian uranium enrichment site and their leader expressed satisfaction with the mission. What the inspectors saw — and how freely they were allowed to work — wil
The families of three Americans being held in Iran plan to release video footage that they say proves the three were simply on vacation and had no underhand intentions when they strayed across the border. Shane Bauer, 27, Sarah Shourd, 31, and Jos
Pakistani forces detained 11 Iranian Revolutionary Guards for crossing into the country days after an Iranian commander was reported saying his men should be allowed to confront terrorists in Pakistan, officials said.
Iran will accept the framework of a U.N.-drafted nuclear fuel deal, but will also demand changes to it, al Alam state television reported. Iran would present its response to the proposed agreement within 48 hours. It did not give details on what kind
This mythic dream has sold well on the Arab street, as did the dreams of Nazism in prewar Germany. As a dream, the fundamental contradictions remain in the shadows and adherents can proceed with the task of building the movement. This had gone well
Iran on Friday deferred a decision on accepting an international offer to supply fuel to a nuclear research reactor, saying an answer would come next week on a deal that would greatly reduce its stockpile of low-enriched uranium. The United States
When it comes to Iran, the U.S. may be facing a cataclysm.
President Obama’s policy of diplomatic engagement with Iran is close to collapse as Tehran backtracks on a crucial deal aimed at cutting its stockpiles of nuclear fuel.
Iranian negotiators accepted a draft agreement that would transfer the bulk of Iran's enriched uranium stockpile out of the country, providing a major boost for the Obama administration as it seeks to engage the Islamic republic.
“It seems quite clear that the contingencies are being set for a potential US attack on Iranian nuclear facilities,” investigative journalist Wayne Madsen told RT after returning from training facilities in the USA.
The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard accused the United States, Britain and Pakistan of having links with the Sunni militants responsible for a suicide bombing that killed five senior Guard commanders and 37 others. Iran's president said
The Iranian armed forces have accused the United States and Britain of involvement in a suicide bombing that targeted the Islamic Republic's Revolutionary Guard on Sunday, and warned of revenge.
The Pentagon is speeding up delivery of a colossal bomb designed to destroy hidden weapons bunkers buried underground and shielded by 10,000 pounds of reinforced concrete. Call it Plan B for dealing with Iran, which recently revealed a long-suspected
Congressional Democrats pushed the Obama administration to get behind tough economic sanctions against Iran, and they voiced deep skepticism that direct negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear ambitions will prove fruitful.
Is the U.S. stepping up preparations for a possible attack on Iran's nuclear facilities?
War with Iran is now inevitable. The only question is: Will it happen sooner or later? Tehran's recent missile tests and war games suggest that the apocalyptic mullahs have reached the same conclusion.