Iran and Iraq drove a worldwide increase, while Texas was responsible for 40 per cent of American executions
Former Iranian intelligence officer claims Iran was behind the Pan Am Flight 103 disaster, not Libya
From spice shop owner's son and cleric to ending the global row over Iran's nuclear programme
New president woos Davos delegates with call for 'constructive engagement' and economic partnerships
Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran
American who vanished in 2007 was part of 'rogue' CIA operation and agency paid $2.5m to cover its tracks
'It wasn't our fault' says Iranian foreign minister, putting blame for deal failure on French
World powers and Iran have had their "most substantive" and "detailed" nuclear talks ever
New Iranian president sends strongest signal yet that he is seeking diplomatic thaw with the West
Moderate could become first Iranian president to meet US leader with 'corridor encounter'
Shrewd, cultivated and cosmopolitan new president knows that misery of daily life in Iran is the key issue
More than 50m Iranians cast votes for new president, but will post-Ahmadinejad regime be any different?
Iran linked to plot to 'kill and hurt people' by derailing Toronto train
Iran has hired a controversial French lawyer to sue Hollywood over the 'Iranophobia' in its movies
Daily Telegraph claims satellite images indicate that heavy water processing plant at Arak is operational
He says he supports girls' education – yet he had acid thrown at female students who dressed immodestly
Is the age of the drone nearly over? Iran and US dispute 'capture' of another unmanned craft
Netanyahu's defence minister wants more time with his family – or does he have another agenda?
Businessman who was extradited to US for illegally selling batteries for Iranian missiles has pleaded guilty in court