October 3, 2012
Protests have erupted in Tehran over the plummeting value of the the rial after police moved in to close down money-exchangers in the capital.
October 2, 2012
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that Tehran would not back down from its nuclear program despite sanctions and the economic "war" launched by the West.
Iran warned Monday its Syrian ally that the possible use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government would lead to the latter's loss of all legitimacy.
The Iranian Riyal nosedives to record lows during trading on Monday, as sanctions for the islamic Republics nuclear ambition begin to hit. This drops follows a month-long sell-off as investors seek safer bets.
September 30, 2012
Iran's currency, the rial, dived six per cent to a new low of around 28,600 to the dollar in open trading yesterday, deepening a month-long sell-off, according to exchange tracking websites
September 27, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the only way to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons was to draw a "clear red line" which should not to be crossed by Tehran.
European governments are considering a new round of sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program that could be implemented in October and substantially curtail trade with the Islamic Republic and hit its banking industry, diplomats say.
The Iranian oil ministry denied statements made by the U.S. Treasury Department that there were military links to its energy sector.
September 26, 2012
Will the growing feeling of hysteria and empty threats flying between Israel and Iran amount to a full-blown conflict or is it all of no consequence - just bombast and bluff? Only time will tell. Here, some coverage of the face-off between two nations spoiling for a fight.
In his last appearance at the podium of the UN General Assembly, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday accused the West and Israel of trying to "intimidate" his country but has refrained from launching his usual diatribes.
Iranian film 'Mourning' confounds expectations with its theme of hope.
September 24, 2012
German electronics manufacturer Siemens has denied claims of selling any nuclear equipment to Iran, after Tehran accused the firm of selling gear implanted with explosives.
Iran is planning to block access to Google and Gmail in a response to the "Innocence of Muslims" clip that appeared on YouTube. Analyst predict that this is a first step towards the launch of its closed national intranet system.
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon met Sunday evening with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
September 23, 2012
Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qassemi said Iran's crude oil production will remain steady this year compared to the last year.