Iran's president has dismissed as propaganda the leaking of US cables detailing Arab calls for Washington to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets a reality check from Iran expert Karim Sadjadpour.
Iranian President Ahmadinejad was on a two-day trip to Lebanon, touring its southern border. It was seen as a show of support for the militant group Hezbollah. Marco Werman talks with journalist Thanassis Cambanis, the author of ï¿½A Privilege to Die'
President Barack Obama has described as 'hateful' and 'offensive' the claim by President Ahmadinejad that most people believed the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks. Mr Obama was speaking exclusively to BBC Persian television. Jeb Sharp reports.
The US and five other world powers met today at the UN to push for an ï¿½early negotiated solutionï¿½ to the nuclear standoff with Iran. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Washington Post correspondent Colum Lynch, who's at the UN.
Pro-government Iranians have been rallying to mark the 31st anniversary of the revolution. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the rally to attack the West. The opposition is trying to stage counter-demonstrations. The World's Laura Lynch has the story.
Four people have been sentenced to death for their roles in Iran's biggest-ever bank fraud scandal and ten others sentenced to decades in prison for a fraud scheme involving loans worth more than $2 billion.
Many world leaders attended the funeral of President Hugo Chavez. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was one of them. Mohammed Manzapour of the BBC's Persian Service said Venezuelans view his presence according to their political affiliation.
Iran's electoral commission Tuesday barred two popular candidates from running in next month's presidential election. Iranian journalist Shirin Jafaari says the move to disqualify them might mean many Iranians will not bother to go to the polls.
Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani will be officially sworn into office on Sunday. He will take over from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Now that his term has ended, what will he do? Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist Shirin Jaafari.