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News: Iran

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

World news related to Iran – overview

Iran: news

Iran criticised over nuclear deal

Friday, November 20th 2009, 16:57
related places: Tehran

The six major powers say they are disappointed with Iran's apparent rejection of a deal over its nuclear programme.
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US ponders response to Iran snub

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 15:13
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama says the US and its partners are discussing steps they could take if Iran snubs a uranium enrichment deal.
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Iran doctor 'committed suicide'

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 18:31

Iran's police chief says a doctor who died at a detention centre shut in July after the deaths of several opposition supporters committed suicide.
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Iran seeks to amend nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 16:17
related places: Tehran

Tehran casts doubt on whether it will accept a deal which offers it the opportunity to continue uranium enrichment.
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Five 'sentenced to death in Iran'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 18:29

Five people have so far been sentenced to death and 81 jailed in connection with post-election unrest in Iran, prosecutors say.
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No India launch of Iran satellite

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 9:41
related countries: India India, United States United States

India says it has no plans to anger the United States by agreeing to launch an Iranian satellite.
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Iran plays down UN nuclear report

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 0:20
related places: Qom

Iran plays down a report by the UN's nuclear watchdog that raised concerns about a nuclear site near the city of Qom.
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UN presses Iran on nuclear site

Monday, November 16th 2009, 21:16
related places: Qom

The UN's nuclear watchdog says Iran must answer more questions about a recently declared nuclear site near the city of Qom.
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Russia's Iran reactor 'delayed'

Monday, November 16th 2009, 13:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says a nuclear power plant it is building in Iran will not be completed this year as planned, a move analysts say is political.
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Time 'running out' on Iran talks

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 9:31
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

US President Obama says time is running out for talks over Iran's nuclear plans, and Russia says "other means" could be used.
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Iran forms political web monitor

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 3:39

Iranian police set up a special unit to monitor political websites in an apparent effort to curb opposition campaigners.
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Turkey 'could store Iran uranium'

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 7:05
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey and the UN's nuclear watchdog confirm they are discussing a plan to allow Iran to store enriched uranium in Turkey.
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US pursues 'Iran-linked' charity

Friday, November 13th 2009, 0:56
related countries: United States United States

US prosecutors begin legal action to seize property owned by a Muslim charity suspected to have links with Iran.
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Iran embassy man shot in Pakistan

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 8:41
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan
related places: Peshawar

Gunmen kill a Pakistani working at the Iranian consulate in the city of Peshawar, officials say.
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Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 18:36
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel releases documents and pictures which it says prove that an arms shipment it seized in the Mediterranean came from Iran.
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Iran 'executes Kurdish activist'

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 16:47

A Kurdish opposition activist convicted of working against national security has been executed in Iran, reports say.
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Iran denounces Oxford scholarship

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 11:47

Iran criticises Oxford University after a college establishes a scholarship in honour of a woman killed during post-election unrest.
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Danish media student freed in Iran

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:58
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The authorities in Iran have released a Danish media student arrested earlier this month, Iranian state media say.
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Iran warning over Yemen conflict

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 15:49
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Iran's foreign minister warns against foreign intervention in the conflict between Yemeni government and rebels.
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US trio 'entered Iran illegally'

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 12:50
related countries: United States United States

Iran's foreign minister says the three young Americans who are suspected of spying entered its territory illegally.
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US trio 'on Iran spying charge'

Monday, November 9th 2009, 20:27
related countries: United States United States

Three young Americans detained in Iran over alleged illegal entry are to be charged with spying, an Iranian state news agency says.
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Ahmedinejad in Turkey for summit

Monday, November 9th 2009, 12:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Istanbul for an Islamic summit as pressure mounts on Iran over its nuclear programme.
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Iran police detain 109 over rally

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 18:22
related places: Tehran

More than 100 people were detained in Tehran following protests on Wednesday, Iranian officials say.
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AFP journalist detained in Iran

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 11:20

A journalist for Agence France Presse has been detained by Iranian security forces, the news agency says.
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Iran and Syria deny arms claims

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 0:02
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Iran and Syria deny Israeli claims that a ship seized in the Mediterranean was carrying weapons for Hezbollah militants.
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Iran Arabic channel taken off air

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 19:25
related places: `Arab

Iran's Arabic language satellite television channel, al-Alam, is taken off air by two Arab-controlled satellite companies.
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Iran police clash with protesters

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 16:08
related places: Tehran

Police clash with opposition supporters during a rally in the Iranian capital, Tehran, witnesses and state media say.
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Earthquake strikes southern Iran

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 13:18
related places: Bandar `Abbas

An earthquake strikes Bandar Abbas in southern Iran, injuring hundreds, a state news agency reports.
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Sunni militant 'executed by Iran'

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 15:11

Iran hangs a militant from the Jundullah rebel group accused of a number of attacks in the south-east of the country, say reports.
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Saudi warning over Hajj politics

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 13:22
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia warns against any attempt to politicise the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage in an apparent challenge to Iran.
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Changing Tehran

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 6:00

How do you move a country's capital out of a city?
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Iran urged over enrichment plan

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 22:05

Iran comes under more international pressure to respond to a proposal to send its uranium abroad for enrichment.
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Just playing?

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 15:32
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Iran casts long shadow over US-Israeli war games
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Iranian guards warn over protest

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 11:29
related countries: United States United States

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn opposition groups not to hold protests on the anniversary of US embassy seizure.
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Iran seeks review of nuclear deal

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 5:09

Iran says it wants the UN's nuclear watchdog to review a plan to send its enriched uranium abroad for processing.
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Israel endorses Iran nuclear plan

Friday, October 30th 2009, 15:23
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu praises a UN proposal on Iran's nuclear enrichment programme as a "positive first step".
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UN hopes for Iran nuclear accord

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 16:10

The UN's nuclear watchdog says it hopes a deal with Iran can be reached soon, as Tehran replies to its offer on uranium.
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Iran leader welcomes nuclear plan

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 8:56

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran is ready to cooperate with a UN proposal to exchange nuclear fuel for enrichment.
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Iran worker 'jailing' angers UK

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 2:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary David Miliband urges Iran to overturn a four-year jail sentence reportedly given to a UK embassy employee.
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Iran nuclear sanctions 'unlikely'

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:01
related countries: Russia Russia

Further sanctions against Iran over its nuclear plans are unlikely in the near future, Russia's top foreign policy aide says.
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Iran 'to accept UN nuclear deal'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 17:46

Iran will accept a UN draft deal on its nuclear programme if "very important changes" are made, Iranian state media report.
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Yemenis intercept 'Iranian ship'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 14:16
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemeni officials say they have intercepted an Iranian boat carrying weapons to rebels – Iran issues denial.
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Pakistan frees Iranian 'officers'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 5:22
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Pakistan authorities release 11 Iranian "security officers" who were detained on its border, police say.
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Pakistan holds Iran border guards

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 0:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Up to eleven Iranians are detained in Pakistan for illegally entering the country, Pakistani police say.
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Iran 'could export some uranium'

Monday, October 26th 2009, 10:48

Iran may send some uranium abroad for further enrichment, in line with a UN proposal, says its foreign minister.
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Turkey chastises the West on Iran

Monday, October 26th 2009, 6:00

Turkey's prime minister accuses Western powers of double standards in their treatment of Iran and its nuclear programme.
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UN team 'sees Iran nuclear site'

Sunday, October 25th 2009, 22:00

UN's nuclear inspectors have visited a previously secret uranium enrichment plant in Iran, Iranian officials say.
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What is your reaction to Iran's inspection?

Sunday, October 25th 2009, 9:53

UN inspectors will visit the nuclear enrichment facility revealed last month. How should the world respond?
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Obama rallies support over Iran

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 20:31

Barack Obama calls the French and Russian leaders to consolidate support ahead of a key UN nuclear inspection in Iran.
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Iran delays reply on nuclear plan

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 19:23
related countries: France France

Iran says it will respond to a proposed deal on its controversial nuclear programme next week, missing a UN deadline.
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World awaits Iran nuclear answer

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 12:59

Iran is due to give its response to a UN agency draft deal aimed at easing global concerns over its nuclear plans.
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Iran lawyer in 'blood money' plea

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 16:09

An Iranian lawyer appeals for money to save the lives of four juvenile offenders who are facing execution.
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Israel 'met Iran' at atomic talks

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 11:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

Israeli and Iranian representatives met in face-to-face talks in Cairo and discussed nuclear arms proliferation, Israeli officials say.
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Iran nuclear fuel deal 'agreed'

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 18:37
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The UN nuclear chief gives Iran, the US, France and Russia a draft deal aimed at easing concerns over Tehran's nuclear plans.
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Iran nuclear talks 'going slowly'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 22:40

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers are making slower-than-expected progress, the head of the IAEA says.
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