The Iranian File

January 9, 2011

Plane crashed
21:17 GMT

At least 70 people were killed as a Boeing 727 airliner with state-run Iran Air crashed on Sunday.

January 4, 2011

Reza Pahlavi
21:09 GMT

Former Iranian prince Alireza Pahlavi, the youngest son of the ousted shah of Iran, has committed suicide in his home in the United States

January 2, 2011

15:32 GMT

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have shot down two "Western spy" drones in the Gulf.

December 21, 2010

Iran quake
06:49 GMT

Seven people died in an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale that hit Iran's southeastern province of Kerman.

December 19, 2010

10:25 GMT

Iran's scked foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki has slammed his recent dismissal by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as "un-Islamic and offensive."

December 15, 2010

Jundallah attack
17:49 GMT

At least 33 Iranians commemorating the martyrdom of the third Shia Imam died on Wednesday in a terror attack in the southeastern Iranian city of Chabahar.

Iran blast
10:34 GMT

A deadly terrorist attack was reported Wednesday in the Iranian city of Chabahar.

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."