The Iranian File

July 13, 2010

Amiri
15:23 GMT

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who was abducted by the US last year, has been escorted by American forces to Iran's interest section in Washington.

July 7, 2010

Ali Akbar Salehi
14:55 GMT

Iran acknowledged for the first time on Wednesday that newly imposed sanctions "may slow down" its nuclear development.

July 6, 2010

Iran Air
09:55 GMT

Despite reports on Monday that Iranian jets were refused fuel abroad, Iran has said that its planes were not blocked from refueling.

July 4, 2010

Shahram Amiri
15:04 GMT

Iran says it has submitted "evidence" to the Swiss embassy, which represents the U.S. in Iran, that proves that U.S. abducted an Iran nuclear scientist.

July 1, 2010

Mottaki
16:37 GMT

Iran sent a letter to the fifteen members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday saying that the newly imposed sanctions on the country would not impact its nuclear program.

June 28, 2010

IRAN, Tehran : Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures after speaking to the press in Tehran on June 28, 2010, saying that Iran will "discipline" the West by holding off talks with world powers over Tehran's nuclear programme until the end of August.
14:39 GMT

Iran's president on Monday said Tehran will retaliate if its cargo ships come under inspection.

Iran army
10:35 GMT

Informed Iranian sources were quoted as saying on Monday that Tehran reinforced the presence of the army and the Revolutionary Guards near the coast of the Persian Gulf

June 24, 2010

Ahmadinejad
13:30 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that Tehran would announce next week the terms of a possible resumption of negotiations

June 23, 2010

Ofek 9
09:15 GMT

Israel launched launched late Tuesday a new spy satellite in a southern military base which is to enable its intelligence units to spy on Iran's nuclear facilities.

June 21, 2010

15:23 GMT

Iran has barred two United Nations weapons inspectors from entering the Islamic Republic after Tehran accused the two of filling false reports.

June 20, 2010

Rigi
08:21 GMT

Iran had executed ringleader of the Pakistan-based Jundallah group Abdolmalek Rigi. According to Iranian press reports, Rigi was hanged on Sunday morn

June 16, 2010

Larijani
10:20 GMT

Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday urged the government to push ahead with its plan to enrich uranium to 20 percent, despite being sl

June 15, 2010

Iran's nuclear fuel swap deal
13:20 GMT

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said his country's nuclear fuel swap deal brokered by Brazil and Turkey last month was "still alive," state television r

Aid ships to Gaza
06:52 GMT

An Iranian ship carrying aid supplies has set sail for Gaza Strip and two others are expected to leave next week

June 10, 2010

Iran nuclear
12:27 GMT

A day after the UN Security Council approved a US-drafted resolution for new sanctions, Iran's IAEA envoy reiterated that his country's nuclear enrich