The U.S. military says violence in Iraq subsided last month, due to U.S. troop deployments, Sunni antiterrorist fronts, and the suspension of Shi'ite militia activities. Has the tide of the conflict begun to turn?
An Iranian court has sentenced an Iranian businessman to death on charges of spying on its disputed nuclear program and its military for Israel.
The rising cost of living, rumors of a possible U.S. or Israeli attack, new UN sanctions -- all are hot topics in Iran. But recently, the burning issue has been high-level corruption.
Iran has sentenced 177 juvenile offenders to death in the last decade, and 34 of them have been executed for crimes committed before they were 18, according to an international rights group.
One of the most hotly debated issues in the current U.S. presidential campaign has been how to deal with Tehran. We asked two leading U.S. analysts about the options.
The good news is that Israel is talking peace with Syria, an important Arabic player. The bad news is that real peace can't happen between the two countries before the United States has a new president.
Comments by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown about new European
sanctions being readied for imposition on Iran have led to some
confusion, with an EU spokeswoman denying that any agreement has been
U.S. President George W. Bush began the last day of his farewell tour of Europe with good news from Britain's prime minister.
U.S. President George W. Bush can expect an enthusiastic welcome from
his old friend, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, in Rome.
U.S. President George W. Bush has reiterated that diplomacy is his first choice in dealing with Iran -- but that "all options" remain on the table.
An otherwise low-profile member of the Iranian parliament's committee for judicial inquiry, Abbas Palizdar vowed two days before his detention to bring more cases to light.
Iran's judiciary has suspended for one month the execution of two young men sentenced to death for crimes committed before they were 18 after the UN's top human rights official urged authorities not to execute four juvenile offenders.