Feb 24, 2013 18:01 EST
UN experts in Yemen on Sunday investigated an Iran-linked arms shipment which authorities intercepted in January, the official Saba news agency reported.
Feb 24, 2013 14:33 EST
Hollywood's finest gathered Sunday for the Oscars, with Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" in one of the least predictable races in years.
Feb 24, 2013 08:31 EST
The stage is set for the 85th Academy Awards on Sunday, with Ben Affleck's Iran hostage drama "Argo" bidding to edge out Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" at the climax of Hollywood's awards season.
Feb 23, 2013 07:47 EST
Iran said Saturday it is investigating the reported defection of one of its diplomats in Norway, with a spokesman suggesting it was due to personal problems, Mehr news agency said.
Feb 23, 2013 07:17 EST
Iran said Saturday it will not go beyond its obligations or accept anything outside its rights under the non-proliferation treaty (NPT), ahead of talks with major powers on its disputed nuclear drive.
Feb 21, 2013 23:00 EST
World powers condemned Iran just days before talks on its controversial nuclear programme, after an IAEA report said it had begun installing advanced equipment at one of its main nuclear plants.
Feb 21, 2013 17:53 EST
The United States warned Iran Thursday that the installation of next-generation centrifuges at one of its main nuclear plants, as reported by the UN nuclear watchdog, would be a "provocative step."
Feb 21, 2013 16:19 EST
Fifteen US Senate Republicans on Thursday urged President Barack Obama to withdraw his controversial pick to head the Pentagon, even as others in the party concede the nominee will be confirmed next week.
Feb 21, 2013 16:05 EST
The Oscars duel between Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Ben Affleck's "Argo" casts a Hollywood legend against a directing young gun -- but it also shows that Tinseltown's studios are in robust health.
Feb 21, 2013 15:01 EST
Iran is "closer than ever" to the ability to build a nuclear bomb, Israel said on Thursday, as a new UN report said Tehran has begun installing next-generation equipment at one of its main nuclear plants.
Feb 21, 2013 13:33 EST
Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday made a fresh call for the European Union to put Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah group on its terror blacklist.
Feb 21, 2013 12:13 EST
The United States and Iran may be arch foes on the diplomatic front, but bosses from two of wrestling's power-houses have allied to fight a decision to drop the sport from the 2020 Olympic Games.
Feb 20, 2013 08:02 EST
Experts differ about the scale and immediacy of the military threat posed by North Korea's latest nuclear test, but there is little disagreement about the alarming proliferation risks it presents.
Feb 18, 2013 15:47 EST
Iran on Monday protested against the awarding of a Silver Bear to Jafar Panahi for the best screenplay for Parde (Closed Curtain) at the 63rd Berlin film festival, the ISNA news agency reported.
Feb 18, 2013 14:15 EST
Iran on Monday urged Paris to take "a correct approach based on reality," after the French defence minister stressed the need to prevent the Islamic republic from developing nuclear weapons.
Feb 18, 2013 08:03 EST
Iran's parliament has apologised to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for a heated row during an impeachment session, joining the president, speaker and chief justice in pledging obedience to the supreme leader.
Feb 17, 2013 16:16 EST
A team of US Congressmen met with the Iranian dissident group MEK in Paris on Sunday and threatened to declare Iraq's prime minister a sponsor of terrorism after a deadly attack on an Iranian exile camp there.
Feb 17, 2013 15:21 EST
The navies of Sudan and Saudi Arabia have launched their first joint military exercises in the Red Sea, the official SUNA news agency reported on Sunday.
Feb 17, 2013 08:37 EST
The 63rd Berlin film festival wrapped up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to the Romanian melodrama "Child's Pose" in a banner year for cinema from post-communist eastern Europe.
Feb 16, 2013 22:41 EST
The 63rd Berlin film festival wraps up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to "Child's Pose", a mother-son psychodrama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class.