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We have started to collect the most important news related to Iran in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Iran: news

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 21:44
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch government freezes all contacts with Iran in protest over the hanging of a Dutch-Iranian woman for drug smuggling.
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Iran executes Iranian-Dutch woman

Saturday, January 29th 2011, 10:11
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch-Iranian woman, arrested after taking part in anti-government protests in Iran in 2009, has been hanged for drug smuggling, Iranian officials have said.
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Iran's press retouch Ashton photo

Wednesday, January 26th 2011, 14:18

Iranian newspapers retouch a photograph of EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton to make her outfit less revealing.
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Iran opposition activists hanged

Monday, January 24th 2011, 20:21

Iranian authorities hang two opposition activists convicted of taking part in anti-government protests which followed the disputed presidential election in 2009.
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Sign language

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 7:36

The unspoken messages behind Iran nuclear talks impasse
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Iraqi cleric Sadr 'back in Iran'

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 21:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Sadr

The radical Iraqi Shia cleric, Moqtada Sadr, has left the country for Iran, an aide tells the BBC.
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'Disappointment' over Iran talks

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 14:32

Foreign powers negotiating with Tehran on its nuclear programme say they are "disappointed" after talks end without progress, and no further dates arranged.
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Iran nuclear talks 'are positive'

Friday, January 21st 2011, 14:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Tehran

Fresh talks on Tehran's nuclear programme begin in a "positive atmosphere", Iran says, as Western diplomats hope to revive a fuel-swap plan.
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Iran's nuclear plan under scrutiny

Friday, January 21st 2011, 7:23

Round table talks over Iran's nuclear programme take place in Istanbul.
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US considers more Iran sanctions

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 18:32
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US is considering imposing additional unilateral sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Strong earthquake hits Pakistan

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 22:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 has hit south-western Pakistan, the US Geological Survey says, but reports from the area suggest limited damage.
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UN inspects Iran arms to Nigeria

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 14:07
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

UN weapons experts are in Nigeria to inspect an arms shipment from Iran amid a possible violation of sanctions.
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Diplomats tour Iran nuclear sites

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 19:15

A group of foreign diplomats - but none from the major powers - begin a two-day tour of some of Iran's nuclear sites.
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Plot questions

Saturday, January 15th 2011, 0:19

What lies behind Iranian claims of a Mossad assassination?
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Thompson backs Qatar 2022 stance

Friday, January 14th 2011, 12:47
related countries: Qatar Qatar

England's Fifa executive committee member Geoff Thompson says Qatar should honour its commitment to play the 2022 World Cup in the summer unless there is clear medical evidence which proved players are at risk.
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Iranian crash jet recorder found

Monday, January 10th 2011, 22:38

Investigators say they have found the flight data recorder of a passenger jet that crashed in north-west Iran, killing at least 77 people.
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Iran 'jails human rights lawyer'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 15:06

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to 11 years in jail, her husband says.
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Iran makes nuclear death arrests

Monday, January 10th 2011, 12:51

Iran's authorities arrest a "network of spies" which they say was behind the assassination of a nuclear scientist in January last year, state TV reports.
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Scores killed in Iran plane crash

Monday, January 10th 2011, 7:26

An Iranian passenger plane with more than 100 people on board crashes in the country's north-west, killing 77, Iranian media report.
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Iran plane crash 'kills 72'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 2:07

A plane carrying 105 people crashed in northern Iran killing 72.
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Protests at 'attack' on Iraq camp

Sunday, January 9th 2011, 2:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Demonstrators gather outside the Iranian Embassy in London to protest at what they say was an attack on Iranian exiles at Camp Ashraf in Iraq.
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Iran claims nuclear breakthrough

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 14:38

Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says his country is now capable of making its own nuclear fuel plates and rods for nuclear reactors.
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Moqtada Sadr urges Iraq to unite

Saturday, January 8th 2011, 10:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Najaf, America

Anti-US Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr urges support for Iraq's new government in his first speech since returning from nearly four years of self-imposed exile in Iran.
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Afghans accuse Iran of fuel ban

Friday, January 7th 2011, 16:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Hundreds of protesters in Kabul accuse Iran of blocking fuel tankers from crossing the border into Afghanistan.
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EU spurns Iran nuclear tour offer

Friday, January 7th 2011, 12:18
related places: Tehran

The EU plans to reject Tehran's invitation for an EU ambassador to tour Iran's controversial nuclear sites.
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Iran detains US 'spy tooth' woman

Thursday, January 6th 2011, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

Iran detains an American woman accused of hiding a spying device in her teeth, Iranian newspapers report.
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Anti-US cleric Sadr back in Iraq

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 17:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Sadr

Anti-US Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr has returned to Iraq after years of self-imposed exile in Iran, Iraqi officials say.
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Shah's younger son kills himself

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 13:59
related countries: United States United States

The younger son of the Shah of Iran, Alireza Pahlavi, has killed himself in the US after a long battle with depression, his brother says.
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Spain to probe Iraq camp deaths

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 21:13
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Spain Spain

Spain opens a probe under its universal justice system into a deadly raid by Iraqi security forces on a camp housing Iranian exiles in July 2009.
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Iran offers nuclear sites visit

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:19
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

Iran has invited diplomats from Russia, China, the EU and other states to tour its nuclear facilities, in a letter sent to ambassadors.
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Iranians 'shoot down spy drones'

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 14:37

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down two "Western spy drones" in the Gulf, a senior Iranian commander is quoted as saying.
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Iranian President's car 'gets $1m bid'

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 12:05

A 33-year-old car owned by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that has been put up for auction has reportedly attracted an offer of $1m (£640,000).
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Plea for Iranian woman facing stoning

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 5:14

The son of an Iranian woman convicted of adultery and helping her lover murder her husband asks the authorities to spare her life.
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Iran leader's car gets $1m offer

Sunday, January 2nd 2011, 0:12

A 33-year-old car owned by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that has been put up for auction reportedly attracts an offer of $1m (£640,000).
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Iran stoning woman 'to sue reporters'

Saturday, January 1st 2011, 22:49
related countries: Germany Germany

The Iranian woman convicted of adultery and helping her lover murder her husband says she is to sue two German journalists arrested after interviewing her son.
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Iran leader sells car for charity

Friday, December 31st 2010, 10:32

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is to sell his 33-year-old car to raise money for a charity that funds housing projects for young people.
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Fate of sentenced Iran woman unclear

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 11:44

Despite growing international condemnation, the fate of an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning is still unclear.
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SAS 'for hire' after 1980 siege

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 4:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Foreign Office expected countries to ask for the loan of the SAS in a siege or hijack after the London Iranian Embassy rescue, newly-released files show.
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Iranian bomb 'three years away'

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 17:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Iran's nuclear programme has been hit by technical problems, and it could be still three years from making a nuclear bomb, a senior Israeli official says.
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'Israeli spy' hanged by Iranians

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 9:55
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Tehran

Iran has hanged a man after finding him guilty of spying for the Israeli spy agency Mossad, a Tehran news agency says.
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Germans held in Iran meet family

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 8:43
related countries: Germany Germany

Two German journalists held in jail in Iran have been allowed to meet relatives for the first time, the Iranian foreign ministry confirms.
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Iran urged to halt Kurd execution

Saturday, December 25th 2010, 23:20

Amnesty International appeals to Iran to commute the death sentence of an Iranian Kurdish student who it says is expected to be executed on Sunday.
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'Iran arms smuggler' held by Nato

Friday, December 24th 2010, 10:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A man suspected of helping to smuggle weapons from Iran across the border into Afghanistan is detained by Nato, but is not believed to be a member of an elite Iranian force as first reported.
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Iranian granted bail in Nigeria

Friday, December 24th 2010, 1:40
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A court in Nigeria grants bail to an Iranian man charged with arms trafficking, after an illegal shipment of weapons was intercepted in October.
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Earthquake hits south-east Iran

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 11:15
related places: Kerman

A powerful earthquake hits south-eastern Iran, killing at least seven people and destroying several villages in Kerman province.
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Iranian film-maker sent to jail

Monday, December 20th 2010, 20:13

The acclaimed Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi has been sentenced to six years in prison for working against the Iranian system, his lawyer says.
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Iran hangs 11 Jundullah members

Monday, December 20th 2010, 12:02

Iran has hangs 11 members of a Sunni militant group Jundullah for murder and terrorism, the country's justice ministry says.
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Sacked Iranian minister hits out

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 14:53

Former Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki calls his sacking last week during a tour of Africa "un-Islamic" and "offensive".
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Iran cuts fuel and food subsidies

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 10:57

Iran cuts energy and food subsidies, risking a repeat of angry protests which followed fuel rationing in 2007.
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US reassures Gulf states on Iran

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 14:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Gulf

The top US military commander has reassured Persian Gulf nations of Washington's support in the face of regional concerns about Iran.
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Deadly bomb attack on Iran city

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 18:37
related places: Chabahar

A bomb attack in the south-eastern Iranian city of Chabahar kills at least 39 people and injures many more, Iranian news sources say.
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Senegal recalls Tehran ambassador

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 11:48
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, Senegal Senegal
related places: Tehran

Senegal recalls its ambassador to Iran after Tehran failed to provide a "satisfactory" explanation for an arms shipment seized in Nigeria in October.
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Iran policy 'unchanged' by firing

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 13:27

There will be no change to Iran's nuclear and foreign policies after President Ahmadinejad fires the country's foreign minister, officials say.
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Defying Iran's regime from inside

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 13:25

Mohsen Sazegara tells Fergal Keane why he decided to start criticising the regime he had helped to create when he returned to Iran with Ayatollah Khomeini in 1979.
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Murder in the streets

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 9:37

Iran shocked by crimes of passion in full view of public and police
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