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Iran refuses to return US drone

13 December 2011 Last updated at 10:21 GMT Iranian TV showed the unmanned “stealth” aircraft apparently undamaged Iran has rejected a US call for the return of an American spy drone captured by Iran’s military. The aircraft was now “property” of Iran and it was up to Iran to decide what to do with it, […]

Iranian students storm British embassy in Tehran

Dozens of Iranian students have stormed the British embassy in Tehran, bringing down the British flag and throwing documents from windows. The students clashed with riot police, chanting: “The embassy of Britain should be taken over!” and “Death to England!” The incident comes two days after the Iranian parliament approved a bill that reduces diplomatic […]

Iranian MPs approve bill to reduce British diplomatic ties with Tehran

The Iranian parliament has retaliated against western economic sanctions imposed on the Islamic republic by approving a bill to reduce Tehran’s diplomatic ties with Britain. Iranian MPs on Wednesday voted by an overwhelming majority to downgrade Iran‘s relations with London from an ambassadorial level to that of chargĂ© d’affaires. The move has come two days […]

‘Assassination plot was US fabrication’

November 19, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis ‘Assassination plot was US fabrication’ 18 Nov 2011 Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani has described the US allegation that Iran’s Quds Force was involved in a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Washington as a “fabrication.” Commenting on the US and Israeli media hype about the […]