Mario Balotelli
17 Jun, 2014

World Cup whispers: Why always me? asks Italian striker, as World Cup finally gets a stalemate

Protesters storm British embassy in Tehran, Iran, in 2011
17 Jun, 2014

Shared interest in confronting Isis militants warms diplomatic relations between West and Iran

Iranian man spared from execution
17 Apr, 2014

Execution stopped at the last minute by murder victim's mother, who slaps killer then forgives him

Ghader Ghalamere with his son
15 Apr, 2014

Temporary reprieve for Ghader Ghalamere after his family's last-minute departure lounge appeal

27 Mar, 2014

Iran and Iraq drove a worldwide increase, while Texas was responsible for 40 per cent of American executions

Lockerbie bombing
11 Mar, 2014

Former Iranian intelligence officer claims Iran was behind the Pan Am Flight 103 disaster, not Libya

Hassan Rouhani
18 Feb, 2014

From spice shop owner's son and cleric to ending the global row over Iran's nuclear programme

23 Jan, 2014

New president woos Davos delegates with call for 'constructive engagement' and economic partnerships

20 Jan, 2014

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran

13 Dec, 2013

American who vanished in 2007 was part of 'rogue' CIA operation and agency paid $2.5m to cover its tracks