Senior UN inspectors arrived in Iran yesterday to push for transparency about its disputed nuclear programme, and several European states halted purchases of Iranian oil as part of Western moves to pile pressure on a defiant Tehran.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2012
Iran said it was very optimistic over a visit by UN nuclear inspectors aimed at shedding light on suspected military aspects of Tehran’s atomic work, but suggested Tehran would curb cooperation if the experts became a “tool” for outside powers.
Mon, 30 Jan, 2012
A RUSSIAN-MADE Iranian passenger plane carrying 168 people crashed shortly after take-off yesterday, smashing into a field northwest of the capital and shattering into flaming pieces. All on board were killed in Iran’s worst air disaster in six years, officials said.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2009