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Khan, 77, who is revered at home as a hero for building the Muslim world’s first atomic bomb, had formed his party
Soon after his election as president in June, Rowhani said he wanted “serious” talks with world powers to resolve Western suspicions that Iran’s nuclear drive is cover to build a bomb despite repeated denials by Tehran.
Iran is accused by Western and Arab countries which back rebels fighting al-Assad of supplying weapons and sending military forces to the Syrian military, in a conflict that has claimed some 94,000 lives since 2011.
The International Atomic Energy Agency says that there is “overall, credible” evidence that until 2003, and possibly since, Iranian scientists conducted research into developing the nuclear bomb.
Foreign minister says there are limitations on Egypt’s relationship with Iran
Noam Chomsky speaks at AUC
Netanyahu and Obama stress their “shared goal” to stop Iran getting a nuclear bomb
Iranian leaders speak out on war with Israel ahead of UN General Assembly meeting
Iran could launch a pre-emptive strike if Israel prepares to attack it
EU’s foreign policy chief meets with Iran’s nuclear negotiator
System could heighten tensions with China
Multinational armada in the Arab Gulf while Iran tests its defences
Obama’s refusal to meet Netanyahu denied after media circulated split over Iran
Israeli official dismissed the charges by the King of Jordan
Ban Ki-moon makes use of his visit to Tehran, discusses the Iranian nuclear programme with Iranian officials
A meeting last Friday between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Iranian government in Vienna proved fruitless.
Fateh 101 upgraded missile, five new military hardware unveiled by Iran
Hesham Qandil is the first official to discuss the electricity crisis in public, says Egy-News
The body of nuclear scientist and former Cairo University lecturer Dr Wadie Wahba Girguis was found near the metro station in the Al-Wayli district of Cairo. Girguis had been missing from his home for five days before he was found. The Al-Wayli district prosecutor Moustafa Taya ruled out foul play in the scientist’s death and …
Defence minister: “These capabilities are defensive and would only be used against aggressors and those who threaten the country’s interests and territorial integrity”
The new US sanctions on Iran compound sanctions that are already crushing Iran’s economy at home
Rumours of a contingency plan for war are being circulated