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Iran Parliament vote seen bolstering Khamenei

Iranians wrapped up a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners.

Iran talks failure sparks confrontation fears

The UN nuclear watchdog's latest mission to Iran failed to budge a defiant Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme.

Iran set to reveal nuclear advancements

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that the Islamic Republic would soon announce "very important" achievements in the nuclear field.

Iran enriches uranium, executes ‘spy’ and mocks the West

Iran has begun enriching uranium inside a mountain and sentenced an American to death for spying, undermining hopes diplomacy could avert sanctions.

Iran nuclear scientist returns home from US

An Iranian nuclear scientist who says he was abducted by CIA agents a year ago returned home from the United States early on Thursday.

Iran police clash with opposition protesters

Iranian police clashed in Tehran on Monday with opposition demonstrators seeking to renew their challenge to the government, witnesses said.

Iran Guards warn opposition against renewed protests

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the opposition on Monday not to use anti-US rallies this week to stage new demonstrations.

Ahmadinejad: Some countries offered Iran nuclear fuel

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that some countries had offered to provide Iran with uranium enriched to 20% for use as nuclear reactor fuel.

Iran hit with new demand as UN meets

The US and other major powers on Wednesday told Iran to prepare a ''serious response'' by October 1 to demands it halt its nuclear programme.

Iran ‘ready to hold nuclear talks with world powers’

Iran is ready to hold negotiations with world powers, the country's chief nuclear negotiator was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Ahmadinejad sworn in by Parliament

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in as Iran's president on Wednesday after a disputed re-election that has exposed a deep schism.

Khamenei endorses Ahmadinejad presidency

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei formally endorsed the second term presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday.

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