The Iranian File

September 2, 2010

Manouchehr Mottaki
13:32 GMT

Egypt said Thursday it has postponed a visit to Cairo by Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki following his attack on the role of some Arab leaders in facilitating Middle East peace talks.

August 31, 2010

Ali Akbar Salehi
15:31 GMT

Iran will need two additional weeks to complete the process of loading fuel into its Russian-built first nuclear power plant, nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said.

Carla Bruni
12:52 GMT

Iranian Authorities on Tuesday sought to distance themselves from comments by a conservative newspaper, which called France's first lady a "prostitute".

August 26, 2010

Iranian rocket
09:56 GMT

There are growing fears in the Gulf region of an imminent clash with Iran following the launch of Bushehr nuclear facility.

August 25, 2010

Iranian rocket
09:26 GMT

Egypt's Minister of State for Military Production Sayyed Al-Meshal, said that Iran's military capabilities do not represent any threat to Israel, but represent a definite threat to the Arab countries.

August 23, 2010

Turkish PM
14:49 GMT

Turkey is planning to remove Iran from a watchlist of nations it considers a specific threat to its national security.

August 21, 2010

Iran nuclear power plant
07:43 GMT

Iran on Saturday begun loading its first nuclear power plant in the southern city of Bushehr with fuel.

August 17, 2010

Iranian air force jet fighter
14:52 GMT

An Iranian air force jet fighter crashed Tuesday in the southern province of Bushehr which houses a nuclear power plant

August 16, 2010

Ali Akbar Salehi
13:36 GMT

Iran said Monday it will start building a new site to enrich uranium by March.

Turkish prime minister
09:04 GMT

U.S. President Barack Obama has personally warned the Turkish prime minister regarding relations with Israel.

August 13, 2010

Bushehr plant
14:24 GMT

Iran will launch its first nuclear power plant next week, its atomic chief stated on Friday after years of delays to the project built by Russia in the southern city of Bushehr.

August 12, 2010

Manouchehr Mottaki
14:56 GMT

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki stated the West will "regret" its decision to impose "illegal" sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.

August 10, 2010

Iranian president
14:40 GMT

Iran on Tuesday said regional countries will give Israel a crushing response, if its launches any military action against any country in the region.

August 9, 2010

Kuwait city
13:49 GMT

anian authorities have denied charges of espionage made by a Kuwaiti court last week against three of its citizens.

August 5, 2010

Revolutionary Guard
14:26 GMT

According to opposition sources, the Iranian "Revolutionary Guard" is preparing to deploy about 400 elite fighters in various Middle Eastern countries, particularly in the Gulf.