A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran’s weak economy have swept into Tehran, with students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the clerical establishment.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
NOW that I’ve decided to do it, it’s obviously too late. When it comes to fashion, I’m always the one who arrives as everyone else is draining their glasses and saying their goodbyes. If you have a beard you can shave it all off now, because I’m going to grow one.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
An Iranian actress and political reformer has been jailed for 18 months on security charges in another sign of the tension between Iran’s hard-line judiciary and calls for greater openness by new president Hassan Rouhani.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
The United States and Iran took a historic step towards ending more than three decades of estrangement when President Barack Obama and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani spoke by phone and agreed to work on resolving global suspicions that Tehran is trying to build a nuclear weapon.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2013
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors that Palestinians “have no interest” in peace with Israel and suggested that efforts at Mideast peace under his administration would languish, according to comments captured on newly released video of his private remarks to wealthy donors.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2012
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the summit of the Nonaligned Movement of mainly developing countries in Tehran next week despite strong opposition from Israel and Jewish groups outraged at Iran’s calls for the destruction of Israel, the UN announced today.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
Conservative rivals of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were leading in the race for parliament according to early election results today, an indication the president may face a more hostile house in the remaining 18 months of his second term in office.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2012