Tehran

Global Politics

Iran holds elections

The World's Quil Lawrence reports from Tehran on today's Iranian parliamentary elections; the outcome is not in doubt, since the Iranian government barred hundreds of reformer candidates from running.

Environment

Iranian views on nuclear stand-off

The BBC's John Leyne spoke to Iranian citizens on the streets of Tehran to hear what they have to say about their country's nuclear stand-off with the West; Iran is once again under pressure from the United States over nuclear issues.

US tightens sanctions on Iran

The US, the UN, and Germany have agreed to tighten sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, but China and Russia are not joining up, as The World's Europe Correspondent Gerry Hadden reports.

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