The Iranian File

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

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

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

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

June 9, 2010

U.N. Security Council
17:31 GMT

The U.N. Security Council imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran on Wednesday over its nuclear works. The 15-nation council passed the with 12 votes

June 8, 2010

09:25 GMT

Iran's nuclear fuel swap agreement with Turkey and Brazil was an opportunity that would not be repeated, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on

June 6, 2010

Gaza flotilla
20:46 GMT

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are ready to escort aid flotillas to Gaza Strip if the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei orders this,

Iranian FM
14:10 GMT

Iran is smuggling advanced weapons system and equipment through Dubai, the Sunday Telegraph has reported.

June 2, 2010

14:50 GMT

New international sanctions against Iran over its nuclear works could lead to confrontation, Iranian foreign minister Manouchehr Mottaki warned during