Headlines

Iranian group taken off U.S. terror list

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The United States has decided it will no longer designate as a terrorist group a fringe Iranian organization opposed to the current regime in Iran.
Iranians rally against Israel for Quds Day

Iranians rally against Israel for Quds Day

TEHRAN, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday called Israel an "insult to all humanity" in a speech during an anti-Zionist Quds Day event in Tehran.
Iran's new space center boosts rocket plan

Iran's new space center boosts rocket plan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Iran is reported to be putting the finishing touches on a secret new space center, a step Western analysts say will move Tehran closer to developing ICBMs.
Is Socratic Method DOA at Columbia University?

Is Socratic Method DOA at Columbia University?

HERNDON, Va., July 5 (UPI) -- Columbia University provided a stage for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and now is home to a professor saying Iran should be allowed to build nuclear weapons.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iran and Iraq: Battle of the ayatollahs

BAGHDAD, June 7 (UPI) -- Iran is stepping up its plans to dominate Iraq, and a key project is to ensure the Iraqi holy city of Najaf doesn't reclaim its status as the spiritual center of Shiite Islam.
Mystery Iranian deaths amid shadow war

Mystery Iranian deaths amid shadow war

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 4 (UPI) -- At least 10 high-ranking officers in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps are reported to have died recently in apparently violent circumstances.
Lawyer who defends Iran activists jailed

Lawyer who defends Iran activists jailed

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 9 (UPI) -- Iranian lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah, who has defended political and human rights activists condemned to death, has himself been sentenced to nine years behind bars amid a crackdown on dissent that has resulted in a sharp increase in executions.
Major losses for Iran's defiant president

Major losses for Iran's defiant president

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 7 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been soundly defeated in parliamentary elections, a major setback in his power struggle with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Will U.S. enable Iranian Holocaust?

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The United States needs to take steps to stop a feared massacre of an Iranian dissident group at Camp Ashraf in Iraq.
JAMES. G. ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
Revolutionary Guards' power grows in Iran

Revolutionary Guards' power grows in Iran

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The appointment of a top commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards as oil minister underlines the growing political and economic power of that elite force.
Misguided policy and bias on MEK

Misguided policy and bias on MEK

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The People's Mujahedin of Iran needs to be researched and studied free of politics and bias and that begins with their removal from the U.S. State Department's list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
RAMESH SEPEHRRAD, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iranian mourners arrested in Qom

QOM, Iran, March 29 (UPI) -- Iranian authorities arrested 30 people following the funeral for the wife of the late dissident cleric Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in Qom.

Protesters charged with poster burning

TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Iranian government radio reports protesters have been arrested for an alleged incident in which posters of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini were burned.

Khamenei: Reformers burnt Khomeini image

TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Iran's supreme leader Sunday blamed reformists and anti-government forces for defiling a picture of his predecessor, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Archives: Ayatollah denounces U.S. Embassy; hostages taken

Special Archives Report: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini today denounced the U.S. Embassy where Muslim students hold dozens of American and Iranian hostages as a "center of spying and plotting."
SAJID RIZVI

Cleric becomes Iranian opposition leader

TEHRAN, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A former speaker of the Iranian Parliament and ally of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini said he has joined the opposition to "defend the rights of people."

Report: Clerical dissent unlikely in Iran

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) -- The clerical opposition to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei is from marginal groups who hold little power in the Iranian theocracy, analysts say.

Preparations under way for Khomeini events

TEHRAN, June 2 (UPI) -- Iranian and Kashmiri officials are preparing for media and other memorial events to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

Ahmadinejad calls Iran among 'strongest'

TEHRAN, April 18 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Saturday hailed his country's military as strong and technologically advanced.
Khamenei: Iran nuke program to continue

Khamenei: Iran nuke program to continue

TEHRAN, June 3 (UPI) -- Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei insisted in a speech Tuesday the country's nuclear program is peaceful and it would continue despite opposition.

Iranian candidate vetting panel criticized

TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Vetting for Iranian parliamentary candidates in next month's elections has led to the exclusion of nearly one in three political hopefuls, it was reported.

Reformists banned from Iranian elections

TEHRAN, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Most of the Reformist Party candidates in Iran have been disqualified from upcoming parliamentary elections, it was reported Wednesday.

Iran nuke questions

MOSCOW, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Everyone is used to the escapades of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He was expected to surprise the world again at the 62nd U.N. General Assembly session in New York, and he made quite a performance.
PYOTR GONCHAROV, UPI Outside View Commentator

Iranian president says Israel will fall

TEHRAN, June 3 (UPI) -- Israel will collapse and surrender to Islamic fighters, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted Sunday.

Iran's clerics critical of top leader

TEHRAN, March 16 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is facing increased criticism from his country's political and religious authorities.
Page 2 of 3
x
Feedback