Iran: special report

  • 2 Jan 2012

    Tehran says it has successfully test-fired two long-range missiles during military exercises in the Gulf, amid rising tensions between the west and Iran over its nuclear programme.

  • 2 Dec 2011

    As Iranian diplomats leave the UK on the orders of William Hague, Channel 4 News hears that the move is a blow to “ordinary” Iranians.

  • 7 Jun 2011

    An American woman who spent 14 months in an Iranian prison accused of spying has spoken to Channel 4 News about the plight of two men who are still being held in Tehran.

  • 21 May 2011

    Iran’s spy chiefs say they have foiled an American plot to recruit agents in the Islamic Republic.

  • 17 Mar 2011

    As Japan struggles to keep the nuclear crisis from spiralling out of control, Krishnan Guru-Murthy looks at the way facts has been controlled and asks whether officials have concealed information.

  • 9 Mar 2011

    Nato says it has seized weapons in Afghanistan supplied by Iran and intended for the Taliban. It follows a Channel 4 News film showing Iranian mines and explosives being smuggled over the border.

  • 1 Mar 2011

    Protests are taking place in Iran following the arrest of opposition leaders. Chants of “death to the dictator” can be heard and clashes have been reported in Tehran.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is heckled at the Iraq Inquiry as he admits “deep” regret for the loss of life during the war, and says force may be needed to tackle the “looming challenge” of Iran.

  • 11 Jan 2011

    Nobel peace laureate Dr Shirin Ebadi tells Channel 4 News she has concerns about the health of human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh who was jailed in a climate where “laws determine arrest and trial”.

  • 10 Jan 2011

    Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been jailed for 11 years. Campaigners in the UK tell Channel 4 News she should be freed immediately.

  • 1 Dec 2010

    Shahla Jahed has been executed this morning in Iran after being convicted of murdering a former football star’s wife.

  • 30 Nov 2010

    The mistress of a football star in Iran could be executed on Wednesday morning. An International Human Rights group has told Channel 4 News there are doubts about whether she had a fair trial.

  • 29 Nov 2010

    A former British ambassador tells Channel 4 News that the west would be better to accept a nuclear Iran than bomb it. Sir Richard Dalton says Tehran will seek to claim the moral high ground.

  • 28 Nov 2010

    Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has released 250,000 US classified documents, including documents showing that Arab leaders are privately urging for an airstrike on Iran.

  • 17 Nov 2010

    A TV confession by Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who faces death by stoning in Iran, has been criticised by human rights groups. There is also concern that another one of her lawyers has been arrested.