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Press TV Discredits Itself

Jody Sabral | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK Politics
Jody Sabral

As the internet swarms with reaction to Ofcom's decision to take Press TV off the Sky platform in the UK, the channel is further discrediting itself by ignoring the claims of foul play. Instead of taking the necessary steps to stay on air and protect its employees, Press TV claims this is the end of free speech in Britain.

Iran Nuclear Crisis: US Denounces 'Further Escalation' After Enrichment Confirmed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Iran's enrichment of nuclear material at an underground facility represents a "further escalation" of its violation of UN resolutions, the United Stat...

Defusing the Iran Time Bomb

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK
Stefan Simanowitz

If it is true that wars begin in the minds of men then Iran and Western powers have been at a state of war for some time. Martial rhetoric has been accompanied by steady military build-up and unprecedented diplomatic shut-down as each side throws away their steering wheel in this most dangerous of games of chicken.

UK Warns Iran Not To Block Shipping Lanes After Nuclear Sanctions

PA | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics

Philip Hammond is to warn Iran that any attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping lane, would be "illegal and unsuccessful" and would be...

Iran Threatens To Close Strategic Waterway Amid Tensions With West

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz, a vital route for the oil trade, if the West widens sanctions against the country amid an ongoing r...

Iranian Foreign Minister 'Deeply Sorry' For British Embassy Raid

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

The Iranian foreign minister has expressed regret about the storming of Britain's embassy in Tehran by demonstrators, German foreign minister Guido We...

Iranian Officials Expelled From UK After Hague's Deadline Expires

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

Iranian diplomats have begun to leave the UK after a deadline for their departure expired. Foreign Secretary William Hague ordered the closure of I...

EU Imposes Sanctions On Iran Over Nuclear Report

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

The European Union has agreed to impose fresh sanctions on Iran following a report by the UN's atomic agency that said Tehran was planning to build nu...

Hague Considers Tougher Sanctions Against Iran

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Politics

A ban on imports of Iranian oil could feature among tougher sanctions being pushed for by the UK amid an intense diplomatic storm over Monday's attack...

Britain Closes Tehran Embassy After 'Outrageous Attack'

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman, Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

The British embassy in Iran has been closed following an "outrageous" raid by students, and Iranian diplomats have been ordered to leave the UK within...

Cameron Warns Of 'Serious Consequences' After Tehran Embassy Attack

PA | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK Politics

Some of the staff at the UK's Iranian embassy have been withdrawn from Tehran following the storming of the building by protesters, the Foreign Office...

Pulp Fiction Poster Looted From British Embassy In Tehran

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Iranian students ransacked the British embassy in Tehran on Tuesday, smashing windows and burning flags. Pictures from the Iranian capital show the...

PICTURES: British Embassy In Iran Stormed By Hardline Students

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2011 | UK

The British embassy in Tehran has been stormed by dozens Iranian students chanting "death to England" and calling for the building to be taken over. ...

'Death To Britain' Chanted In Iranian Parliament

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK

Britain's diplomatic relations with Iran are set to grow increasingly frosty after the Iranian parliament voted to downgrade relations, which could ...

Bahai's in Iran: seven educators sent to prison amid fresh persecution

Dr Kishan Manocha | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK
Dr Kishan Manocha

The tide of persecution in Iran is rising. In a fresh wave of attacks against the Bahá'í community - Iran's largest religious minority - three women were arrested on spurious charges of activity against national security following terrifying raids on 16 homes in the city of Rasht.

IAEA Report On Iran Could Push Israel Closer To Military Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to publish its long-awaited report on Iran this week, with leaks published by The Washington Post...

Isolation not Invasion

Brian Binley | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Brian Binley

Time and again we have been told that engagement with Tehran is the only solution. Time and again Tehran has come to the nuclear negotiations table, taken all the carrots offered, and then used the proverbial stick to punish us by supporting terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

MoD: 'All Options Open On Iran' After Reports Of Step-Up In Contingency Plan

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

The Ministry of Defence has said that "all options should be kept on the table" amid reports the department is stepping up its contingency planning fo...

European Parliament "Iran Delegation" Plans Shameful Trip To Tehran

Siavosh Rajizadeh | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Politics
Siavosh Rajizadeh

European Parliament's delegation for relations with Iran is planning to pay a five-day visit to Tehran at the end of this month. The request for this...

Iran Accelerates Nuclear Programme

BBC | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK

Iran says it is installing newer and faster centrifuges at its nuclear plants, with the goal of speeding up the uranium enrichment process...