Iran has "successfully" test fired its newest version of the Fateh-110 missile, state media reported Saturday, touting the accomplishment despite international concerns about Tehran's growing military capabilities.
Iran's senior nuclear negotiator and representatives of international powers emerged Tuesday from two days of talks on Tehran's nuclear program without having reached an agreement.
Professor Behzad Yaghmaian discusses the alliance between China and Russia and what it means for the rest of the world.
China's President Hu Jintao urged Iran to take a "flexible and pragmatic" approach as it enters talks on its nuclear program Friday with the U.N. nuclear watchdog in Vienna, China's foreign ministry said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in China next week before international talks are held on Iran's nuclear program in Moscow, Russia's state-run RIA-Novosti news agency reported Sunday.
A prominent Iranian literary translator imprisoned since January on unknown charges has been released on bail, a source close to the family said Wednesday.
A third of all seafarers are from the Philippines. Kyung Lah meets hostage survivors who lead a perilous life at sea.
Iran is trying to skirt US and European sanctions by luring nations to buy its oil on highly advantageous credit terms, say officials in the industry.
Iran flaunted a new generation of centrifuges and mastery of the nuclear fuel cycle Wednesday as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, clad in a white lab coat, was on hand to load domestically made fuel rods into the core of a Tehran reactor.
CNN's Barbara Starr is reporting that Iran is claiming that they "have mastered the nuclear fuel cycle."
The United Nations nuclear monitors plan to return to Iran at the end of the month after a positive assessment from both sides of the latest visit.
Many in the West would like to see Iran punished for its nuclear ambitions. Tehran's residents would like those people to take a glimpse into their lives.
A nuclear scientist was killed in a blast in Tehran on Wednesday morning, an Iranian news agency reported, in the latest in a string of attacks that Iran has blamed on Israel.
The diplomatic fallout over this week's attack on Britain's Embassy in Iran deepened Saturday as France temporarily reduced its embassy staff and Italy's ambassador Iran was summoned home.
At least 17 people, including a general, died as a result of an explosion on a military base near Tehran, Iranian state media reported Saturday.
An Iranian actress who was sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for appearing in a film critical of the country's government has been released, according to Amnesty International and the film's producers.
Rep. Peter King, who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, discusses an alleged plot to kill a Saudi envoy.
Those fundamentalist members of the Iranian government who have long sought to blow up any possibility for the normalization of relations between Tehran and Washington may just have succeeded.
An Iranian graduate student was killed in an attack this weekend in front of his Tehran house, Iranian media said Sunday.
Tehran residents reported pockets of protests and clashes with security forces Tuesday on the streets of the Iranian capital.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her concerns with Libya and Iran at a U.N. meeting in Geneva.
Reports conflicted Monday over the fate of Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karrubi, with an opposition website reporting that they were in custody of the government but a semi-official news agency denying it.
Thousands of security officers cracked down on landmark sites in Iran's capital and other major cities Sunday, at times striking at throngs of protesters with batons and rushing others on motorcycles, witnesses said.
Witnesses say security agents on motorcycles are riding onto sidewalks to disperse opposition protests in Tehran, Iran.
The daughters of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi and his wife, Zahra Rahnavard, say they haven't been able to see or contact their parents for days and they're concerned about their well-being, opposition websites Jaras and Kaleme reported.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators who marched in Tehran in defiance of the Iranian government were largely cleared from the city's streets by nightfall.
Iranian officials said Sunday that the Middle Eastern nation will create a court focusing on "media crimes," according to state-run media reports, a move that has fueled fears Tehran is further intensifying its crackdown on journalists.
Iran's acting foreign minister touted a tour by international dignitaries of its nuclear facilities as a sign of Tehran's goodwill and transparency, state-run media reported, although none of those visitors came from the U.N. Security Council and other countries that have taken issue with its program.
Iran has declared a two-day public holiday in Tehran after air pollution hit dangerous levels.
A university professor in Iran was killed in a car bombing in Tehran.
A bomb exploded Tuesday at a hospital near Tehran, Iranian media reports said.
As Muslims have done elsewhere around the world, Iranians protested Friday an American pastor's threat to burn a copy of the Quran.
An Iranian nuclear scientist, who Tehran claims was kidnapped by U.S. agents, arrived in his homeland early Thursday, state-run media reported.
Shahram Amiri -- an Iranian nuclear scientist Tehran claimed was kidnapped by U.S. agents -- is leaving Washington Tuesday night for Iran, a diplomatic source has told CNN.
Iran will close government offices in Tehran and other areas because of sweltering weather, the nation's semiofficial Fars New agency reported Saturday.
The mothers of three American hikers detained in Iran made an emotional return to the United States on Saturday after visiting their children in Tehran for the first time in 10 months.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Sunday he was heading to Iran to join nuclear talks in Tehran involving Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
An Iranian cleric becomes a comedic target after saying women who dress provocatively are to blame for earthquakes.
An American lawyer has been holding secret negotiations with Iran for the release of an Iranian-American being detained for two years.
Iranians marked a holiday that leads up to the Persian new year under the watchful eyes of police Tuesday night after the Islamic republic's supreme leader tried to discourage the celebrations.
3:05 a.m., Friday (6:35 p.m. ET, Thursday) CNN reporter Ivan Watson reports on "The Situation Room" that "ordinary activists" have described feeling "demoralized and disappointed" that there weren't as many protesters in the streets as they had hoped. Watson also reported that there was confusion among protesters about where to march and when to hold signs aloft.
An Iranian parliamentary committee has denied a request by U.S. Sen. John Kerry to visit Tehran, according to reports from Iran.
Iran's parliament has asked authorities to arrest "the main instigators and directors" of Sunday's violent anti-government protests, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported Wednesday, the same day massive pro-government rallies were held in Tehran and other cities.
Thousands of Iranians hold pro-government rallies in various cities across the country.
The nephew of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi was buried Wednesday, three days after he was killed in anti-government demonstrations.
An Iranian national security official has called for demonstrators to be arrested following deadly weekend anti-government protests in Tehran. Soon afterward, an opposition Web site reported a wave of arrests.
Several people were killed and more than 300 were arrested in anti-government protests in Tehran Sunday, Iran's Deputy Police Chief Ahmad Reza Radan said on state television station IRINN.
Political conflict and public piety converged on tension-filled streets in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday. Clashes erupted between riot police and opposition protesters as hundreds of people solemnly took part in an annual Shiite Muslim observance.
Tens of thousands of people chanted anti-government slogans Monday before the funeral of a top Iranian cleric who turned into one of the regime's most vocal critics, a witness said.
Police and demonstrators clash as Iran marks the deadly 1953 student protests.
Demonstrators shouting "Death to the dictator" clashed with police in Iran on Monday as students took to the streets to mark a key national anniversary, witnesses said.
Thirty years ago Wednesday, Iranian student revolutionaries climbed over the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and seized dozens of Americans, whom they ultimately held hostage for 444 days.
Large crowds gathered in the Iranian capital Friday to march in an annual pro-Palestinian rally, among them thousands of green-clad supporters of the opposition movement, according to CNN sources in Tehran.
Iranian authorities raided and shut down the offices of opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi, an Iranian news agency reported Tuesday, one day after another prominent reformer's office was raided.
City officials in Tehran have agreed to investigate claims that bodies of protesters killed in the unrest that followed Iran's disputed presidential election were secretly buried in the nation's largest cemetery, Iranian media reported Sunday.
Iason Athanasiadis' ordeal began at the airport, shortly after he checked in for his flight to leave Tehran.
Saying it had completed an investigation into alleged voter irregularities, Iran's election authority on Monday stood by its findings that gave hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad an overwhelming victory and sparked more than two weeks of chaos in the streets.
A memorial march in Tehran turns into an opposition rally. CNN's Reza Sayah reports
Watched closely by police, several thousand protesters moved slowly down a major Tehran thoroughfare Sunday in the first demonstration over the country's disputed presidential election that authorities have allowed in days.
Iran's intelligence minister Sunday blamed Western powers for stirring up protests over its disputed presidential election, singling out Britain and saying the British Embassy in Tehran "played a heavy role in the recent disturbances."
Security forces wielding clubs and firing weapons beat back hundreds of would-be demonstrators who had flocked to a square in the capital on Wednesday to continue protests against an election they have denounced as fraudulent, witnesses told CNN.
Inspired by images of Iranians taking to the streets to support the opposition presidential candidate, Michelle May decided to head to Tehran.
The contested election results in Iran have brought thousands onto the streets of Tehran in protest. So why have the voices of two of Iran's most prominent critics -- the United States and its leading ally the UK -- so far been comparatively muted in their support of the protesters and in their criticisms of the regime?
A defiant and chaotic protest sprouted in and around a public square Monday despite a warning by Iran's Revolutionary Guard against the kind of street demonstrations that have roiled Iran for more than a week, witnesses said.
Iran's former crown prince and a leading advocate for civil disobedience, Reza Pahlavi, calls Iran's election a "fraud."
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva on Sunday talks with a young woman who was a witness to Saturday clashes on Tehran streets.
Ayatollah Khamenei addresses the outrage over the results of the recent Iranian Presidential election.
A harrowing video surfaced late Saturday of an apparent home invasion by Iranian security forces that conveyed the fear and chaos in Tehran after a day of brutal crackdown on protesters.
Some 90,000 Iranians gathered north of Paris, in solidarity with their countrymen amid the uprising in Tehran.
Demonstrators gathered in major cities in France, the United States and Germany on Saturday to condemn Iran's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Tehran.
On a Tehran street near Azadi Square in Tehran, protesters and police hurl objects at each other.
After Iran's supreme leader sides with the president, CNN's Reza Sayah reports the ball is now in the opposition's court.
Iran on Wednesday accused international journalists in the country of being the "mouthpiece" of "hooligans" who have created unrest at post-election rallies in Tehran.
Supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his main political rival attended demonstrations at separate locations in Tehran on Tuesday in the wake of last week's disputed presidential election.
In summer, I flew from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport to Tehran's Khomeini Airport to film a public television show on Iran. For an American, it was eye-opening from the first moment. When the pilot said, "We're taking this plane to Tehran," nobody was alarmed.
Officials in the United States are looking into the recent arrest of an Iranian-American student in Tehran who was working on a research project on women's rights in Iran.
Iran will not give up "a single iota of its nuclear rights," the country's president said Saturday, rebuffing an informal deadline to stop expanding uranium enrichment or face more sanctions
Dozens of laborers are killed in Tehran after a building they were living in collapses.
A big turnout and conservative win may be good news for Ahmadinejad, but all was not lost for moderates
Now that the furor over the recent National Intelligence Estimate on Iran has died down a bit, it's worth reflecting on the significance of this episode -- what it tells us about the intelligence community, about the arcane world of "national estimates," and about their impact on national policy.
Iran has expelled Canada's ambassador, Canadian Foreign Minister Maxime Bernier said Monday in a statement.
A detained Iranian-American academic accused of conspiring against the government was freed on bail Tuesday from a Tehran prison
As Tehran presses for the release of five Iranians held by the U.S. military in Iraq, Iran's top judiciary spokesman announced Tuesday that three detained Iranian-Americans will be formally indicted or freed by the end of the week, according to Iranian media reports.
The United States was using some of the four Iranian-Americans detained by Tehran to meddle in Iranian affairs and is trying to cover it up, Tehran's security chief charged Saturday.
Iran recently imprisoned a fourth person of dual Iranian and American citizenship, the man's family and colleagues told CNN on Wednesday
The 15 British service members held in Iranian custody for nearly two weeks flew out of Tehran Thursday aboard a British Airways jet bound for London, according to Tehran's Mehrabad Airport flight information.
Iran has announced it will allow foreign tourists to visit its nuclear facilities -- a novel approach to calming the world's fears about its nuclear program. What could you expect from a visit, and should you take the kids or the Geiger counter?
The Iranian government has provided a detailed written response to a package of incentives offered by the United States and other Western nations for Tehran to roll back its nuclear program.
You sometimes have to hear news about Iran from outside the country, and yesterday was no exception. Details of the historic letter from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President George W. Bush trickled in from journalists outside Iran.
The streets of Tehran are packed with people and traffic.
WASHINGTON AND TEHRAN don't agree on much these days. But in their conflict over Iran's nuclear program, both seem willing to use oil as a political weapon. The U.S. believes that sanctions on Ira...
Iran's president on Friday slammed the United States and other countries as "against the advancement of technology and science" in his country, defending the nuclear program that has caused a firestorm of international controversy.
Russian and Iranian officials have ended two days of talks on a Russian offer to enrich uranium for Iran, and the delegation from Tehran left for the airport, the RIA-Novosti news agency reported, citing an Iranian official.
British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw and his counterparts from France and Germany will meet an Iranian delegation next week to try to break the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program, Straw said Tuesday.
Hardline Iranian politicians called on the government on Sunday to sever all diplomatic ties with Britain in a rapidly escalating row over the opening of a new airport serving Tehran.
It was 1978, and thousands of students were rampaging through the streets of Tehran, burning barricades and chanting their vision of a radical Islamic republic that would transform Iran forever. Ha...
A strong earthquake registering 6.3 magnitude has killed at least 23 people and injured dozens of others in northern Iran, officials said.
Fears of an outbreak of disease following the devastating earthquake in the Iranian city of Bam are abating as international aid pours into the affected area.
President Bush says U.S. humanitarian assistance to Iranian quake victims doesn't signify an easing of relations with Tehran, and he demanded the Islamic nation's leaders hand over captured al Qaeda operatives and "abandon their nuclear weapons program."
President Bush said U.S. humanitarian assistance to Iranian quake victims doesn't signify an easing of relations with Tehran, and he demanded the Islamic nation's leaders hand over captured al Qaeda operatives and "abandon their nuclear weapons program."
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