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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 police tear gas protesters

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 17:03

Iranian police fire tear gas at several hundred demonstrators who defied warnings any new protests would be "smashed".
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French envoy visits spy suspect

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 14:14
related countries: France France

A French woman held by Iranian authorities on suspicion of spying is visited in prison by the French ambassador to Iran.
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Ahmadinejad hails 'free' election

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 7:17

Iran's president says his re-election in June was free and fair despite continuing opposition claims of fraud.
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'No green light' for Iran attack

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 0:45
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

President Barack Obama says the US has "absolutely not" given Israel the go-ahead to attack Iran's nuclear facilities.
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Iran hit by sandstorm pollution

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 15:17

Offices, businesses and education establishments close in Iran because of high pollution levels caused by desert storms.
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Mousavi blasts Iran 'security state'

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 9:39

Poll runner-up Mir Hossein Mousavi and other opposition leaders criticise the "security state" imposed by after Iran's election.
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Clerics divided

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 6:09

Iranian election dispute moves to the seminary
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French anger as Iran holds woman

Monday, July 6th 2009, 19:47
related countries: France France

France demands the release of a French academic who it says has been detained in Iran since 1 July, accused of spying.
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France demands Iran frees woman

Monday, July 6th 2009, 18:50
related countries: France France

France demands the release of a French academic it says has been detained in Iran since 1 July, accused of spying.
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Iran frees eighth embassy worker

Monday, July 6th 2009, 14:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran releases the eighth of nine detained UK embassy staff, as its supreme leader tells the West not to meddle.
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Biden strikes tough note on Iran

Monday, July 6th 2009, 4:41
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden indicates the administration will not restrain Israel if it decides on military action against Iran.
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Iran clerics defy election ruling

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 13:02

A group of Iranian clerics calls the presidential vote's result invalid, underlining the splits in the ruling elite.
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Battle for Tehran

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 23:27
related places: Tehran

Mass protests end in Iran, but the crisis simmers on
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Iran executes 20 on drug charges

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 17:52
related places: Tehran

Iran has executed 20 people for drug trafficking at a prison west of the capital Tehran, official media reports.
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UK investigates Iran charge claim

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 15:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

A staff member at the British Embassy in Iran is to face trial on security charges, reports suggest.
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Mousavi 'must face treason trial'

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 10:10

A conservative Iranian daily says the main protest leader should be tried for treason for inciting unrest after June's elections.
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'Iran trial' for UK embassy staff

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 21:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some of the British embassy staff arrested in Iran for "inciting protests" will be put on trial, a top cleric says.
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Mass arrests

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 17:04

Concern grows over fate of Iranian protesters
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Iran 'lifts block on SMS texting'

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 15:04

Reports from Iran say SMS text messaging services have been unblocked for the first time since disputed presidential elections.
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Iran 'disqualifies' EU from talks

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 17:45

The EU is no longer qualified to take part in talks on Iran's nuclear programme, says the country's military chief.
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Iran 'frees more British staff'

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three more British embassy staff are released by the Iranian authorities, state-run media reports.
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Iran 'disqualifies' EU from talks

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 16:36

The EU is no longer qualified to take part in talks on Iran's nuclear programme, a top Iranian official says.
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Iran leader cancels Africa visit

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 7:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad cancels his trip to an African Union summit in Libya, without giving any reason.
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US slaps sanctions on Iran firm

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 19:39
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The US imposes sanctions on an Iranian firm accused of helping North Korea develop its nuclear weapons programme.
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Iran confirms election result

Monday, June 29th 2009, 23:05

Iran's top electoral body, the Guardian Council, confirms President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election.
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Ahmadinejad calls for Neda probe

Monday, June 29th 2009, 16:37

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calls for a probe into the death of a woman who has become an icon of opposition protests.
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Iran frees five from UK embassy

Monday, June 29th 2009, 14:16

Iran releases five out of nine UK embassy's local staff detained over their alleged role in post-election protests.
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Iran 'must free UK embassy staff'

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 19:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

EU foreign ministers demand the release of local British embassy staff held in Tehran over post-election unrest.
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UK fury as staff arrested in Iran

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 12:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

The UK foreign secretary demands the release of local British embassy staff held in Tehran over post-election unrest.
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Calm on street belies Iran's turmoil

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 9:17
related places: Tehran

While the streets of Tehran may seem quieter, the crisis has created a fissure in Iran's leadership not seen since 1978, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.
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Verdict expected on Iran election

Sunday, June 28th 2009, 7:26

Iran's powerful Guardian Council is due to give its definitive verdict on the result of the disputed presidential election.
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Iran militia raids 'target homes'

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 12:31

Human Rights Watch accuses Iranian militia of brutal night-time raids to stop anti-government chanting from rooftops.
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Obama praise for Iran's Mousavi

Friday, June 26th 2009, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

Iran's opposition candidate captured the imagination of groups who want to open up to the world, the US president says.
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G8 'deplores' Iran poll violence

Friday, June 26th 2009, 16:52
related countries: Italy Italy

Iran's post-election violence is "deplored" by G8 leaders, but they refrain from questioning President Ahmadinejad's victory.
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US hits back at Ahmadinejad claim

Friday, June 26th 2009, 12:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The White House accuses Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of seeking to blame the US for post-election unrest.
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Iran's Mousavi defies crackdown

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 17:41

Iran's protest leader Mir Hossein Mousavi says those who "rigged" its elections are responsible for the ensuing bloodshed.
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What next for Iran?

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 10:15

More than 100 MPs snub the Iranian presidentÂ’s victory party, local press reports claim. What next for Iran?
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Protesters 'in new Iran clashes'

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 3:45

Iranian riot police are reported to have clashed with demonstrators defying orders to stop street protests over disputed elections.
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No backing down

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 19:45

Neither side in Iran's poll dispute is likely to concede
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Iran 'will not yield' over poll

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 16:43

Iran's supreme leader says the nation "will not yield to pressure", but there are reports protesters are trying to gather.
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Iran protest map

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 15:55
related places: Tehran

Watch protest footage filmed by people of Tehran
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Protests in Iran capital 'halted'

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 9:42
related places: Tehran

Protests in Tehran appear to have been halted by riot police, as diplomatic tensions between the US, UK and Iran increase.
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UK expels two Iranian diplomats

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 21:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tehran

The UK is to expel two Iranian diplomats, following the expulsion of two British envoys from Tehran, Gordon Brown says.
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Obama condemns 'unjust' violence

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 21:40

US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the "unjust actions" of Iran in clamping down on election protests.
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Iran election annulment ruled out

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 13:44

Iran's legislative body, the Guardian Council, says there were no major polling irregularities in the election and rejects calls for an annulment.
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End Iran violence, UN chief urges

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 6:09

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon expresses his "dismay" at the use of force against civilians in the wake of Iran's disputed election.
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Police break up new Tehran rally

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 21:38
related places: Tehran

Iranian riot police fire tear gas to break up an opposition rally in Tehran, hours after a warning to protesters, witnesses say.
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Death video woman 'targeted by militia'

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 18:08
related places: Tehran

A man tells the BBC about the death of his fiancee, allegedly shot by pro-government militia during protests in Tehran.
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Bahrain closes paper in Iran row

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 13:12
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain has ordered the closure of a prominent newspaper which printed an article critical of Iran's political leaders and system.
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West 'seeks Iran disintegration'

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 7:00

Western powers are using media to spread "anarchy and vandalism" within Iran, the country's foreign ministry says.
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Iran silences street protesters

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 4:15
related places: Tehran

Iran deploys thousands of security officers in Tehran and protesters stay silent for the first time since a disputed election.
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Iran TV says 10 died in protests

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 19:46

At least 10 people were killed in protests on Saturday and family members of a key politician arrested, Iran's state media say.
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US urges Iran to end 'violence'

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 3:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tehran

Barack Obama warns Iran to stop all "unjust action against its own people", after clashes between protesters and police in Tehran.
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Iran police clash with protesters

Saturday, June 20th 2009, 19:29

Police use batons and live rounds against thousands of protesters as the protest leader says disputed elections were rigged.
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Iranian protest parallels with 1979

Saturday, June 20th 2009, 10:25

After a week of mass protests in Iran over the election results, John Simpson reflects on the parallels between the 1979 revolution and current events.
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Ahmadinejad 'wins Iran presidency'

Saturday, June 13th 2009, 11:08

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is re-elected president of Iran, official figures show, as his main rival brands the result "a charade".
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