Category - Iran

  • April 19, 2009

    Last month Iran broke an agreement with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to stop attacks on villages in the Pshdar district, according to a fresh report coming out of Iraq.

  • February 17, 2009

    Baha'is have expressed gratitude to Iranian scholars, writers and artists across the world who signed a recent open letter apologizing for silence during Iran’s long-running mistreatment of them.

  • December 25, 2008

    Channel 4's decision to broadcast an Alternative Christmas Message by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has angered human rights campaigners. Ironically, it is about the love of Christ.

  • December 17, 2008

    Equal participation and shared responsibility in society are at the basis of a peaceful coexistence between Christians and Muslims, participants at an inter-religious symposium in Tehran, Iran, declared last week.

  • November 14, 2008

    President-elect Obama is being deluged with well-meaning advice, says Middle East expert Michael Marten. Maybe we expect too much, but taking a realistic look at how he might handle various conflicts in the region remains important.

  • September 30, 2008

    The UN Liaison Office of the World Council of Churches and Mennonites have co-sponsored an international dialogue between some 300 religious leaders and political figures - including Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

  • September 19, 2008

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been invited to a dinner put on by American religious leaders during his visit to the United Nations, scheduled for 25 September 2008.

  • July 25, 2008

    The prospect of war over Iran's nuclear plans seemed to recede in mid-July 2008 after a marked change in United States attitudes to the country. But what is really going on?

  • May 17, 2008

    After delegates to the Church of Scotland's general assembly gathered on 15 May they were urged to support a call for Britain and the US to preserve Middle East peace and take no further action that could lead to an invasion of Iran.

  • May 7, 2008

    The Church of Scotland’s General Assembly which meets in a week's time, is to hear an appeal to the UK Government to look to the young population of Iran, to bring about change within the country.