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CAIRO -- Protesters and riot police clashed in the streets around Iran's parliament Wednesday as hundreds of people converged on a Tehran square in defiance of government orders to halt demonstrations demanding a new presidential election, witnesses said.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani arrived in Tehran on Monday amid increasing calls for Washington to enlist Iran's help in calming the escalating violence in neighboring Iraq.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, shakes hands with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani during an official meeting in Tehran, Iran, Monday.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's state radio reported Tuesday that clashes in the Iranian capital the previous night left seven people dead after an "unauthorized gathering" following a mass rally over alleged election fraud. The seven were killed in shooting that erupted after protesters in western Tehran "tried to attack a military location," the radio said, providing no details.
Iran is offering travel agents a $20 incentive — one hesitates to use the term “bounty” — for each American tourist they can entice to the country. And, the Iranians point out, that $20 is double what they’re offering for tourists from most other countries.
Just when international efforts to get Iran to suspend its nascent nuclear-weapons program seemed stalemated, Russia has weighed in — and on the side of the good guys for a change.
TEHRAN, Iran -- A senior Iranian prosecutor accused three Americans detained on the border with Iraq of espionage on Monday, the first signal that Tehran intends to put them on trial.
Protesters burn a Danish flag in front of the Danish embassy in Tehran, Monday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks in front of pictures of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, before Friday prayers at the Tehran University campus in Tehran, Iran, Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran braced for the possibility of more bloody confrontations between protesters and security forces on the streets of Tehran as fresh images of brutality emerged Sunday despite the regime's attempts to impose a news blackout.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran on Monday.
Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, gestures to his supporters during a gathering in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday Feb. 3, 2009.
In this image made available by CBS News, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, right, talks to American reporter Mike Wallace at the Presidential Palace in Tehran Tuesday.
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana, left, shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, at the start of their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday.
Iran\'s president Mahmoud Ahamadinejad, speaks during a gathering in Kalat in 890 km (530 miles) north east of Tehran in Iran, Tuesday.
The deputy secretary of the Iran\'s Supreme National Security Council, Javad Vaeidi, a senior nuclear negotiator, delivers his speech to students, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday.
Powerful former Iranian President and presidential candidate Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani\'s picture is seen as his supporters distrubute his photos to drivers in Tehran on Thursday.
TEHRAN — Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday proposed a swap of Iranians in U.S. prisons for three American hikers being held in Tehran. Ahmadinejad said in interview with state TV that there were ongoing negotiations about exchanging the hikers for several Iranians jailed for years in the United States.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president on Tuesday dismissed a year-end deadline set by the Obama administration and the West for Tehran to accept a U.N.-drafted deal to swap enriched uranium for nuclear fuel. The United States warned Iran to take the deadline seriously.
TEHRAN, Iran — Government opponents shouted "Allahu Akbar" and "Death to the Dictator" from Tehran's rooftops in the pouring rain on the eve of student demonstrations planned for Monday. Authorities choked off Internet access and warned journalists working for foreign media to stick to their offices for the next three days.
VIENNA - In a defiant speech, Iran's president declared Wednesday that his country will enrich uranium to a much higher level - a fresh rejection of an international plan to curb Tehran's nuclear program. Experts said that could put Tehran on the road to making the material needed to arm a warhead within months.
TEHRAN, Iran — A conservative Iranian legislator warned Saturday that his country may pull out of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty after a U.N. resolution censuring Tehran - a move that could seriously undermine world attempts to prevent Iran from developing atomic weapons.