US Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bill

2015-01-28 13:24

Senate Democrats have put the brakes on new Iran sanctions legislation, ending a looming showdown between US Congress and President Barack Obama over the Middle East country for the time being.

Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets

2015-01-27 08:40

A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear programme in a case that was as much about the journalist who published the leaks.

Iran sanction talks begin in the senate

2015-01-20 13:09

Congress and President Barack Obama are on a fast track toward confrontation over sanctions on Iran.

Cancer-stricken teacher's pupils shave heads

2015-01-14 22:12

It is a disease that strikes tens of thousands of Iranians each year, but the news for 300 pupils that their teacher had cancer prompted them to shave their heads in sympathy.

Rouhani: Nuclear talks a matter of heart

2015-01-04 16:25

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says ongoing nuclear negotiations with world powers are a matter of "heart" - not just centrifuges.


Iran warns of 'consequences' for Israeli attack

2015-01-28 09:49

Iran has told the United States that Israel should expect consequences for an attack on the Syrian-controlled Golan Heights that killed an Iranian general, a senior official says.

US sees credible chance for Iran deal

2015-01-21 22:26

The US believes there is a "credible chance" of reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear programme in the coming months, a top State Department official has said.

EU hails 'serious' Iran nuclear talks

2015-01-19 13:41

Negotiators for Iran and six global powers striving to reach a complex deal on Tehran's nuclear programme had 'serious and useful' discussions in Geneva and will meet again next month, the EU say.

Iran condemns 'insulting' Charlie Hebdo cover

2015-01-14 12:34

Iran has condemned the publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the cover of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it is ‘insulting’ and ‘provocative’.

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