The Iranian File

December 13, 2010

13:45 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad on Monday replaced his foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki and named Aliakbar Salehi to the post.

December 7, 2010

GCC summit
16:51 GMT

The final statement of the 31st summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council held in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday urged Iran not to interfere in the internal affairs of the member states.

Catherine Ashton
14:21 GMT

The current round of nuclear negotiations between the powers and Tehran ended on Tuesday in Geneva. It will to be resumed in January 2011 in the city of Istanbul, Turkey.

December 5, 2010

Iran nuclear works
11:15 GMT

Iran declared Sunday that it had delivered its first domestically mined raw uranium to a processing facility, claiming it is now self-sufficient over the entire nuclear fuel cycle.

December 1, 2010

Assassination in Tehran
13:30 GMT

Iranian nuclear energy chief Ali Akbar Salehi stated on Wednesday that the killing of a senior atomic scientist earlier this week was a warning from the West ahead of new talks on Tehran's works.

November 30, 2010

Omar Suleiman
14:43 GMT

Egypt's spy chief said his service recruited agents in Iraq and Syria to counter Iranian support for militants in his country.

12:09 GMT

A leaked US diplomatic cable from August 2009 expected the imminent demise of Iran's supreme leader.

11:27 GMT

Tehran on Tuesday cast doubt on the authenticity of documents published by WikiLeaks and told its Arab neighbors not to fall into the whistleblower's "trap."

November 29, 2010

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
14:03 GMT

Iran's President cast doubts regarding the recent leaked documents obtained and published by the Wikileaks website.

November 28, 2010

19:54 GMT

Saudi Arabia has repeatedly urged Washington to attack Iran in a bid to stop it developing nuclear weapons.

November 27, 2010

Iranian nuclear plant
11:07 GMT

Iran announced Saturday that its first atomic power plant built by Russia in Bushehr has started operations.

November 23, 2010

Iran nuclear site
07:12 GMT

Diplomats claimed late Monday major technical problems led to a temporary shut-down in Iran of thousands of centrifuges enriching uranium.

November 18, 2010

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
10:12 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stated Thursday that sanctions are ineffective .

November 16, 2010

Drill in Iran
13:06 GMT

The Iranian armed forces on Tuesday launched exercises to test the country's air-defence systems.

November 15, 2010

Arms in Nigeria
11:42 GMT

The Iranian FM said on Monday that an arms shipment dispatched from an Iranian port and discovered in Nigeria was heading to a West African state