Islamic Republic of Iran-Politics
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (L) and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari pray during the inauguration ceremony of a gas pipeline linking the two neighbours in the Iranian border city of Chah Bahar on March 11, 2013.

    Pakistan's president traveled to Iran for a ceremony to mark the start of construction of a controversial pipeline to bring natural gas from Iran despite U.S. opposition.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 12, 2013, 6:27 PM EDT
  • Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, leaves a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday Feb. 7, 2013.

    U.S. and wealthy Gulf nation allies can be expected to resist increased influence of Tehran in young Islamist democracy.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2013, 3:45 PM EST