January 2, 2013
The U.S. faces criticism from Iran over its 'overt intervention in Latin American affairs'.
December 31, 2012
China’s crude oil imports from Iran fell 31 per cent in November from a year earlier and were down 6.3 per cent on the month, data showed, with traders citing delivery delays by Iranian tankers because of tough Western sanctions.
South Korea’s imports of crude oil from Iran dropped 39 per cent from a year ago in the first eleven months of the year after sanctions squeezed shipments, data from state-run Korea National Oil Corp showed.
Iranian forces have carried out what they called cyber warfare tactics for the first time as the Islamic republic’s naval units staged maneuvers in the key Strait of Hormuz, media reports said on Monday.
December 30, 2012
Iran started on Friday six days of naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz, the official IRNA news agency reported, maneuvers aimed at showcasing its military capabilities in what is a vital oil and gas shipping route.
A U.S. commercial plane has been stuck on the Iraq/Iran border for three weeks after suffering technical problems, it emerged on Sunday.
December 27, 2012
Iran has banned airplanes from flying during the call to prayer, according to reports.
December 26, 2012
Iran is planning naval maneuvers in international waters near strategic Strait of Hormuz, where one-fifth of world oil supply passes.
A power plant and other industries in southern Iran that were targeted by Stuxnet computer worm has been successfully rebuffed and prevented from spreading.
According to Afghan authorities, the policewoman behind the shooting of a U.S. civilian aide is an Iranian national.
December 24, 2012
Iranian authorities have claimed that the country has successfully circumvented sanctions on the sale of its oil.
Iran is engaged in a "smart economic war" with Western powers whose sanctions against its nuclear programme are hurting some Iranians, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said.
December 20, 2012
HSBC has agreed to pay US authorities a record $1.9bn (£1.2bn) settlement over accusations that it laundered Syrian and Iranian money in the US.
December 18, 2012
Tehran has criticized the EU for awarding two Iranian dissidents, a filmmaker and a rights lawyer, the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights.
The Iranian government has conceded that it is losing half of its oil revenues due to international sanctions imposed over its disputed nuclear programme.