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Ayatollah Khomeini: A rare encounter with a true revolutionary
A day before his triumphal return to Iran, Khomeini spoke of his hopes for the revolution.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 12:44 GMT
Iran clerics conflicted on Rouhani's policy
In Qom, Iran's most conservative city, religious leaders debate new president's approach to international relations.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 14:25 GMT
Scores perish in Iran bus collision
Forty-four dead and 39 injured as two buses collide on highway between Qom and Tehran.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 07:32 GMT
Iran currency hits record low against dollar
Traders say more than 25,000 rials needed to buy one US dollar, as IAEA chief "frustrated" by lack of progress in talks.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2012 20:59 GMT
Iran 'doubled capacity' at nuclear facility
International Atomic Energy Agency report says Iran has doubled uranium-enrichment centrifuges to 2,000 since May.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2012 23:36 GMT
Western powers 'to set Iran nuclear demands'
Pressure to be stepped up for closing and dismantling new facility as part of upcoming talks, according to US daily.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 13:46 GMT
La vita nuda: Baring bodies, bearing witness
Many young men and women are now protesting by the only means left: using their bodies - whether by burning or exposing.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 18:58 GMT
The myth of 'isolated' Iran
Officials in Tehran are welcomed across the global South, despite Washington's claims of international confinement.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 12:22 GMT
Iran enriching uranium at new bunker facility
UN atomic agency says all nuclear material "remains under the Agency's containment and surveillance" at Fordo.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 02:39 GMT
Iran: Uranium enrichment has begun
Iranian media reports uranium enrichment has begun at a small bunker-like facility south of Tehran.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2012 20:19 GMT
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