Islamic Republic of Iran
The official deal between Iran and the P5+1 (China, Russia, France, UK, US and Germany) was supposed to be signed on the
Iranian women are posting photos of themselves without the hijab on a new Facebook page launched to share “stealthy” moments
The real test of the Geneva agreement will be whether it does mark a move away from the old failed model of military conflict and towards building long-term peace instead. Ultimately, though, this requires full transparency of all nuclear programmes by all countries, full international cooperation for the immediate elimination of all weapons of mass destruction and an end to future reliance on nuclear energy. Only then can we be sure that our hopes of a secure deal for the planet will be realized.
Iran's newly-elected president Hassan Rouhani has signalled he is ready to talk to both Britain and the US to "remove the
Just a few weeks from now, on June 14 will be a landmark day for the Islamic Republic of Iran, when Iranians will hold what
Forget Greece; what would you do about Iran? Behind the 'Eurosis' that currently churns the news-cycle, foreign policy experts are divided and fearful about a lurking problem that could arguably displace the Euro as the most pressing Western headache of 2012.
The Iranian people will not stay silent and will continue their protests even in the face of growing executions. The question is whether the international community will find the political resolve to follow their lead.
Netanyahu will hope his speech further galvanises the already considerable international efforts to pressure Iran through sanctions and diplomacy to stop enrichment, at least to the 20% level. Netanyahu knows that the international community is keen to prevent Iran getting a bomb, but also to prevent Israel from resorting to military action.
The Group of Friends of Syria came together for conference in Paris last Thursday to coordinate their efforts in finding a very much-needed solution to the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
The prediction made by right-thinking individuals during the 20th century that proliferation would be an inevitable consequence of the existence of nuclear weapons has come to bear.
Iran is holding its first elections since 2009. even as the leaders of its main opposition group remain under house arrest
William Hague has said it would be a mistake for Israel to launch a military strike against Iran in an attempt to destroy
Forget Greece; what would you do about Iran? Behind the 'Eurosis' that currently churns the news-cycle, foreign policy experts are divided and fearful about a lurking problem that could arguably displace the euro as the most pressing Western headache of 2012.
Rattling a sabre whenever Washington says so is the most humiliating idiocy. Do any of Britain's leaders really think further economic sanctions will stop Iran's nuclear programme? I cannot believe it.
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.
The publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report detailing Iran's efforts to build a nuclear weapon
The latest event in Iraq is a wake-up call for the KR political parties. Differences need to be set aside at this critical juncture and establishing a region based on unity and rule of law is an obligation.
The uneasiness of the Iranian regime was obvious at the US presence in Iraq, sanctions and the inevitability of Syrian regime falling. However, as soon as the US army leave, Iran would be let off the hook and Tehran's influence will extend from Afghanistan to Lebanon.
"A fresh measure of tribulation has befallen the Bahá'ís" in Iran. The warning, issued last week by the Bahá'í International
Eleven Bahá'ís in Iran are the latest victims of the Islamic Republic's relentless campaign to persecute the Bahá'í community - the country's largest non-Muslim religious minority.