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  • U.N. Postpones Vote on Penalties for Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 25 minutes ago
    The Security Council postponed a vote on a resolution aimed at halting Iran?s nuclear program after Russia objected that the document restricted legitimate business activities.
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  • Europeans circulate final Iran draft Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    European nations late Friday circulated a new version of a U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program a final effort to win Russian support before the Security Council votes Saturday.
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  • UN Security Council likely to approve Iran sanctions Saturday: diplomats Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 5:44 PM
    The Security Council is likely to approve a slightly amended European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, diplomats have said.
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  • Iran Held Liable In Khobar Attack Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 22 5:16 PM
    A federal judge ruled yesterday that Iran is responsible for the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing and ordered that the government pay $254 million to the families of 17 Americans who died in the attack in Saudi Arabia.
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  • Iran ordered to pay $254 million in Khobar Towers bombing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 5:21 PM
    A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Islamic Republic of Iran to pay $254 million to the family of 17 U.S. servicemen killed in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia.
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  • UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday: diplomats Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 4:49 PM
    The UN Security Council will vote on a slightly amended European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran Saturday, diplomats said.
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  • U.N. vote on Iran sanctions likely Saturday Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 22 1:55 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is likely to vote Saturday on a resolution that would impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program so final differences between the European sponsors, Russia and the United States can be resolved, diplomats said Friday.
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  • Russia asks amendments on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 1:48 PM
    Russia pressed Friday for amendments to ensure it can conduct legitimate nuclear activities in Iran ahead of an expected vote Saturday on a U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions against Tehran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment.
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  • UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 12:23 PM
    The Security Council will vote on a European draft resolution mandating nuclear-related sanctions on Iran Saturday, the current president of the 15-member body said.
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  • Russia seeks delay in planned vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 5:13 AM
    Russia is pushing for a one-day delay in a planned vote on a UN resolution sanctioning Iran for pursuing its nuclear program.
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  • Iran says UN resolution will not halt nuclear drive Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 2:58 AM
    Iran has played down a pending UN Security Council resolution that could lead to sanctions over its nuclear programme, insisting that the Islamic republic will resist to the end.
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  • Russia seeks Iran amendments Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 22 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS -- Russia yesterday pressed for amendments to ensure that it can conduct legitimate nuclear activities in Iran ahead of an expected vote today on a U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions against Tehran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment.
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  • Final Draft Of UN Iran Sanctions Resolution Circulated Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 22 6:22 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (AP)--In a final attempt to win Russian support, key European nations circulated a new text of a U.N. resolution that would impose sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program and scheduled a vote on Saturday.
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  • Major powers still haggling over Iran sanction resolution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 9:51 PM
    Six major powers were still divided on a European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, with Russia pushing for a postponement of a Security Council vote from Friday to at least Saturday.
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  • Final draft of UN Iran sanctions resolution circulated before Saturday vote Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 22 5:55 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In a final attempt to win Russian support, key European countries circulated a new text of a UN resolution that would impose sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program and scheduled a vote Saturday.
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  • Bickering Saudis Struggle for an Answer to Iran?s Rising Influence in the Middle East Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 21 9:13 PM
    Once-quiet concern over the chaos in Iraq and Iran?s growing regional influence has burst into the open in Saudi Arabia.
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  • West wants Friday U.N. Iran vote but Russia says no Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 9:54 PM
    Europeans and the United States hope for a vote on Friday for a U.N. resolution imposing sanctions on Iran's nuclear work but Russia's U.N. ambassador said further negotiations would prevent adoption for a day.
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  • UN poised to pass Iran sanctions despite threat Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    The United Nations security council is finally expected to pass a resolution today to impose international sanctions on Iran for the first time since the 1979 revolution, a punitive move that will heighten diplomatic tensions and risks a military confrontation in the Gulf.
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  • Now Blair must appeal to Iran's moderates Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Tony Blair claimed yesterday that Iran poses a "strategic challenge" to moderate Middle East governments and the west as a whole, in a message that will gratify the ruling hardliners in Tehran.
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  • Britain, France push for vote on Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 8:22 PM
    Britain and France said they still hope for a vote Friday on a resolution that would impose sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program but Russia said it wants a postponement because of several unresolved technical issues.
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  • Iran's President Says Bush 'Most Hated' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 22 5:52 AM
    Iran President, Unbowed by Rivals' Near-Sweep of Elections, Calls Bush 'The Most Hated Person'
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  • Iran wants euros for oil Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    Iran is looking to receive payment for oil exports in euros as it moves its currency reserves away from the US dollar, reported Reuters. Around 57% of Iran's income on nearly 2.4m bpd of oil is now in euros according to Gholamhossein Nozari, the MD of the National Iranian Oil Company.
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  • Iran voices objection to Spanish daily's article Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 13 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Iran's Embassy in Madrid has voiced objection to an article on Iran's nuclear program and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks in Spanish daily ABC.
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  • Iran says UN resolution will not halt nuke drive Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 43 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Iran has played down a pending UN Security Council resolution that could lead to sanctions over its nuclear programme, insisting that the Islamic republic will resist to the end, AFP areported.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear energy despite sanctions Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 43 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Hard line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed that nothing would stop Iran pushing ahead with its nuclear programme, as world powers prepared to vote Friday on sanctions against Tehran, AFP reported.
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  • UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Dec 22 5:16 PM
    UNITED NATIONS : The UN Security Council will vote on a slightly amended European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran Saturday, diplomats said late Friday.
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  • Iran ordered to pay $254 million in Khobar Towers bombing Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 22 4:51 PM
    Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Islamic Republic of Iran to pay $254 million to the family of 17 U.S. servicemen killed in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar ...
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  • Major powers still haggling over Iran resolution Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 43 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Six major powers were still divided on a European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, with Russia pushing for a postponement of a Security Council vote from Friday to at least Saturday, AFP reported.
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  • Iran determined to fight names for 'Persian Gulf' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 12 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Iran is determined to fight the use of the false titles for Persian Gulf and will not clear the goods re-exported under the sham names for the forever Persian Gulf, MNA reported.
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  • UN Security Council likely to approve Iran sanctions Saturday: diplomats Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Dec 22 6:01 PM
    Outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan (R) during a farewell tribute at a Security Council meeting at UN headquarters in New York City. The Security Council is considering possible sanctions regarding Iran's nuclear activity.
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  • UN Diplomats Say Iran Sanctions Vote Expected Saturday Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 22 12:59 PM
    Diplomats say the United Nations Security Council will likely vote Saturday on a resolution that would impose sanctions on Iran because of its nuclear program.
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  • Osaka University to hold Iran-Islam Conference Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 28 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Osaka University of Foreign Studies will play host to the Iran-Islam Conference from January 3 to 12, 2007 in Japan, MNA reported.
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  • Iran's President Says Bush 'Most Hated' Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Dec 22 11:37 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called President Bush "the most hated person" in the world on Thursday, keeping up his tirades against the West despite elections that showed Iranians want him to focus on the country's domestic problems.
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  • Russia wants delay in vote on Iran sanctions at UN Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 4:36 PM
    A U.N. resolution imposing sanctions on Iran for its nuclear ambitions ran into trouble on Thursday, with Russia calling for a one-day delay on the vote, although the United States remained optimistic.
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  • US power in ME to decline in 2006: Iran Minister Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 12 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 23 (IranMania) - Iran's Defense and Logistic Affairs Minister said that the year 2006 must be named the year for US' declining power and definite defeat of Americans' warmonger polices in the Middle East, IRNA reported.
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  • UN Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday: diplomats Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Dec 22 5:31 PM
    Jean-Marc de La Sabliere, France's Ambassador to the United Nations, listens to speakers in the Security Council, October 2006. The UN Security Council will vote on a slightly amended European draft resolution mandating UN nuclear-related sanctions on Iran Saturday,de La Sabliere and other diplomats said.
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  • Israeli official calls for "effective, determined" action against Iran Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 22 5:24 PM
    Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Ephraim Snehon called Friday for an "effective, determined way" against Iran, saying serious sanctions would save the trouble for a military assault in dealing with Iran's nuclear standoff.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear energy despite looming sanctions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 2:14 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed that nothing would stop Iran pushing ahead with its nuclear programme, as world powers prepared to vote Friday on sanctions against Tehran.
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  • Russia wants UN vote on Iran sanctions pushed back to at least Saturday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 4:05 PM
    Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said that he wanted a Security Council vote on nuclear-related sanctions on Iran postponed from Friday to at least Saturday.
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  • Judge Links Iran to ?96 Attack in Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 25 minutes ago
    The judge ordered Tehran to pay more than $253 million in damages to surviving family members of many of the American airmen killed in the bombing of Khobar Towers.
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  • UN Security Council postpones vote on Iran resolution Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 22 5:40 PM
    The UN Security Council on Friday postponed a scheduled vote on a resolution imposing sanctions against Iran's nuclear program.
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  • Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Dec 22 3:16 PM
    UNITED NATIONS The Security Council will vote on a European draft resolution mandating nuclear-related sanctions on Iran Saturday, the current president of the 15-member body said Friday.
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  • Bush encouraged by Iran elections: Jewish leaders Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 2:28 PM
    President George W. Bush was encouraged by moderates' gains in last week's Iranian elections but is concerned that Iran is destabilizing the Middle East, Jewish leaders who met with him said.
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  • Russia wants delay in UN Iran sanctions vote Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 3:07 PM
    Russia on Thursday criticized key elements of a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on Iran for its nuclear ambitions and expected a one-day delay, until Saturday, for a vote.
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  • Iran vote rattles leader's authority / Hardline president saw lack of support Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 22 3:53 AM
    When Iranians flocked to the polls on Monday to vote in local elections, Iran's official press agency quoted President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad cheering the high turnout. But on Thursday, Ahmadinejad had no reported comments on the final election results,...
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  • Rice: U.S. backs Iran sanctions draft Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 2:00 PM
    The United States supports a draft U.N. sanctions resolution against Iran even though it omits a mandatory travel ban against several Iranians involved in the country's nuclear and missile programs, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday.
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  • Key powers work on finishing touches to Iran draft Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 1:44 PM
    In last minute negotiations, six key nations scrambled on Thursday to reach agreement on a draft resolution imposing sanctions on Iran before a U.N. Security Council vote Europeans have scheduled for Friday.
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  • Iran says it will defy U.N. resolution Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 22 1:29 PM
    TEHRAN, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the country's chief nuclear negotiator say that Iran will defy any U.N. sanctions resolution on uranium enrichment.
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  • Iran vote a setback for president Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 22 12:12 AM
    TEHRAN President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's opponents won local council elections across Iran that were widely viewed as a referendum on his 17 months in office, final results showed Thursday.
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  • US seeking last-minute changes to Iran sanctions resolution: Rice Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 1:11 PM
    The United States is seeking last-minute changes to a UN draft resolution imposing sanctions on Iran over its nuclear activities, a day before the measure is due to be voted, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said.
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  • Iran rice deal worth B2.3bn Open this result in new window
    Bangkok Post - Dec 22 10:58 AM
    The government will sell 200,000 tonnes of white rice worth 2.3 billion baht to Iran, in the biggest state deal since 2001. Commerce Minister Krirk-krai Jirapaet said he was satisfied with the selling price of US$320 per tonne, which was slightly above the market price of $317. Deliveries will be made from February to May.
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  • Britain, France push for Friday vote on Iran sanctions, but Russia calls for delay Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Dec 22 6:04 PM
    UNITED NATIONS Britain and France say they still hope for a vote today on a resolution that would impose sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program.
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  • Judge: Iran partly responsible for 1996 terrorist attack Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Dec 22 6:01 PM
    WASHINGTON A federal judge in Washington has cleared the way for family members of 19 Americans killed in a terror attack in Saudi Arabia to sue the government of Iran.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear despite looming sanctions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 10:33 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed that nothing would stop Iran pushing ahead with its nuclear programme, as world powers prepared for a likely vote that could slap UN sanctions against Tehran.
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  • China Envoy:UN Iran Resolution Won't Be Approved Friday-Kyodo Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 22 7:52 AM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- Chinese U.N. Ambassador Wang Guangya said Friday that the U.N. Security Council won't adopt a sanctions resolution against Iran at least on Friday as had been expected, Kyodo News repoted.
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  • France Urges Quick UN Vote On Iran Resolution Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 22 7:08 AM
    PARIS (AP)--France called Friday for a quick vote on a recrafted U.N. resolution to sanction Iran over its nuclear program, saying the text struck a balance between differing views within the Security Council.
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  • Gates denies naval buildup in Gulf is meant as threat to Iran Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 22 12:51 PM
    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday that an increased US naval presence in the Gulf is not a response to any action by Iran but a message that the United States will keep maintain its regional footprint "for a long time." Gates was scheduled to meet President George W. Bush at Camp David first thing Saturday morning to brief him.
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  • Iran: White Houses next target? Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Dec 22 10:19 AM
    Scott Ritter, the controversial former United Nations weapons inspector, who was one of the few public figures courageous enough to challenge the American Presidents lies concerning reasons for launching Iraq war, including the former Iraqi leaders alleged weapons of mass destruction and alleged link to Al Qaeda network, uncovered in his most recent book, Target Iran, The Truth About the White ...
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  • U.N. draft Iran resolution won't be put to vote Friday: envoys Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 22 7:25 AM
    _ Chinese U.N. Ambassador Wang Guangya said Friday that the U.N. Security Council will not adopt a sanctions resolution against Iran at least on Friday as had been expected.
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  • U.N. resolution won't stop nuclear work: Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 9:22 AM
    A planned U.N. sanctions resolution will force Iran to review cooperation with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog but will not make Tehran abandon its atomic programme, a senior Iranian official said on Thursday.
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  • U.N. Council to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 5:26 PM
    The U.N. Security Council plans to vote on Saturday on a resolution imposing sanctions on Tehran's nuclear work but Russia has not yet signed on to the measure.
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  • Security Council to vote on Iran sanctions tomorrow: president Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Dec 22 11:39 AM
    The Security Council will vote on a European draft resolution mandating nuclear-related sanctions on Iran tomorrow the current president of the 15-member body said today.
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  • Ahmadinejad appears unbowed by rivals' near-sweep of local elections in Iran Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 21 9:07 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's opponents won local council elections in Iran, final results showed Thursday, in an embarrassing blow to the hard-line leader that could force him to change his staunch anti-Western stance and focus more on domestic issues.
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  • British aide in Afghanistan accused of spying for Iran: reports Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 10:30 AM
    A close aide to the British commander of NATO troops in Afghanistan has been accused of passing secrets about activities there to Iran, press reports said.
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  • Iran provides IAEA some documents related to Natanz - Diplomats Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 22 9:37 AM
    Foreign diplomats in Vienna here Friday said that Iran has provided IAEA with some documents related to its Natanz nuclear facilities. -IRNA
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  • Iran, North Korea dig in against West's threats Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Dec 22 4:50 AM
    IRAN has defied imminent United Nations sanctions over its nuclear program and pledged that it will become a member of the nuclear club within weeks.
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  • U.N. Council sees Saturday vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 4:47 PM
    The United Nations Security Council plans to vote on Saturday on a resolution imposing sanctions on Tehran's nuclear work, a one-day delay because of Russian objections to some financial bans.
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  • Sneh: Time to decide on military option regarding Iran is nearing Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 22 1:22 PM
    Deputy Defense Minister Ephraim Sneh (Labor) said Friday, as the United Nations prepared to discuss a resolution on sanctions against Iran, that the time for Israel and the rest of the world to decide what to do about Tehran's pursuit of nuclear power is fast approaching.
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  • Russia Wants UN to Delay Iran Sanctions Vote Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 22 9:38 AM
    Russia is seeking a delay of a U.N. Security Council vote scheduled for Friday on a resolution penalizing Iran for its suspect nuclear program. -VOA
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  • Iran: Youth Leader Discusses Recent Local Elections Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 22 9:38 AM
    The recent municipal elections in Tehran were a rejection of hard-line President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, says student activist Mohammad Hashemi. Hashemi -- a leader of Daftare Tahkim Vahdat, Iran's largest reformist student organization -- spoke recently by phone from Tehran with RFE/RL correspondent Golnaz Esfandiari.
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  • Israel Think Tank:Only Military Act Will Stop Iran-Report Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 22 4:37 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP)--Nothing short of a military strike will stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, an Israeli newspaper quoted a respected Israeli think tank as concluding on Friday.
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  • Reports: Senior British soldier's translator allegedly passed secrets to Iran Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 22 10:06 AM
    LONDON Two British newspapers report an aide to the commander of British forces in Afghanistan is accused of passing secrets to Iran.
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  • Ahmadinejad derides Bush for baseless accusations against Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 22 9:37 AM
    Referring to Bush threats on imposing sanctions and isolating the Islamic Republic of Iran on nuclear program, he said, "You have been isolated in the world and if you do not believe it you and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair could arrange a trip to other countries to see how the world nations would welcome you." -IRNA
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  • US, Britain move ships to Gulf in signal to Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 8:29 AM
    The United States and Britain will reportedly start moving additional ships into the Gulf region in a signal to Iran as the United Nations weighs sanctions action.
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  • Russia seeks delay in planned vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Dec 22 6:16 AM
    UNITED NATIONS : Russia is pushing for a one-day delay in a planned vote on a UN resolution sanctioning Iran for pursuing its nuclear programme.
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  • Russia still awaiting revised draft of Iran resolution Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Dec 22 9:39 AM
    Russia said today said that it is still awaiting revised draft of the resolution seeking to impose sanctions on Iran for continuing its uranium enrichment programme after discussions with the sponsors.
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  • Judge: Iran owes $254M in terror attack Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 1:34 PM
    The Iranian government financed a 1996 terrorist attack that killed 19 Americans in Saudi Arabia and must pay $254 million to the victims' families, a federal judge ruled Friday.
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  • Iran a growing concern in Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 22 7:28 AM
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Concern has become widespread in Saudi Arabia about the growing power of Iran and what steps the country is willing to take to curb it.
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  • Russia seeks delay in planned vote on Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 22 10:01 AM
    LONDON, December 22 (IranMania) - Russia is pushing for a one-day delay in a planned vote on a UN resolution sanctioning Iran for pursuing its nuclear program, AFP reported.
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  • U.N. may soon vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 22 7:43 AM
    NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- A draft resolution on sanctions against Iran regarding its nuclear program has been drawn up and could be voted on by the U.N. Security Council this week.
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  • Iran Defiant Ahead Of Friday's UN Nuke Sanctions Vote Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 22 2:22 AM
    (RTTNews) - A defiant Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reiterated Thursday that Iran would continue pursuing its nuclear program even as United Nations diplomats said a draft resolution imposing sanctions on Tehran for its controversial nuclear program would be approved on Friday.
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  • Judge: Iran owes victims $254m Open this result in new window
    News 24 South Africa - Dec 22 1:15 PM
    A US judge has ruled that Iran financed a 1996 attack that killed 19 Americans in Saudi Arabia and must pay millions of dollars to the victims' families.
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  • Delay in passing UNSC resolution on Iran, another US defeat - Professor Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 22 7:38 AM
    Iran - Nuclear - US An Iranian political science professor residing in United States said Friday delay in passing a UNSC resolution on Iran's nuclear program is "definitely another defeat" for US.
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  • Iran's Embassy in Madrid voices objection to Spanish daily's article Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 22 6:52 AM
    Iran - Embassy - Daily - Objection Iran's Embassy in Madrid has voiced objection to an article on Iran's nuclear program and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's remarks in Spanish daily ABC.
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  • UN Council sees Saturday vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 22 1:44 PM
    The U.N. Security Council plans to vote on Saturday on a resolution imposing sanctions on Tehran's nuclear work, a one-day delay because of Russian objections to some financial bans.
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  • UK, France push for UN vote on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Dec 22 9:46 AM
    LONDON, December 22 (IranMania) - Britain and France said they still hope for a vote Friday on a resolution that would impose sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, but Russia said it wants a postponement because of unresolved technical issues, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Iran admits nuke spat hurts oil - report Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Dec 21 5:24 AM
    Iran, the world's fourth largest oil producer, admitted Thursday its nuclear spat with the West is beginning to hurt investment in its oil industry, according to a newspaper report Thursday.
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  • UK soldier accused of giving secrets to Iran: source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 6:32 AM
    The British interpreter for NATO's commander in Afghanistan has appeared in court accused of passing secrets to Iran, a police source said on Thursday.
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  • REF : Why Nuking Iran instead of Israel ?- Nuke Iran? Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Dec 22 10:28 AM
    Cashel Boylo does not intend to nuke Iran. Cashel is a writer, not a president. The poem/song is a spoof/sendup/irony view of the mindset of President of the United States, George Walker Bush.
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  • Iran vote shows gains for rivals Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Dec 22 5:34 AM
    Iran's president continues anti-U.S. tirades despite election results.
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  • IRAN VOTE UNLIKELY FRIDAY: FRANCE Open this result in new window
    The Tocqueville Connection - Dec 22 6:15 AM
    PARIS, Dec 22, 2006 (AFP) - The French foreign ministry said that a vote at the UN security council on sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme is unlikely to take place Friday, as originally envisaged.
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  • Russian Objections to Iran Sanctions Proposal Delay Agreement Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 21 3:55 PM
    Dec. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Russian concerns that proposed United Nations sanctions on Iran would prohibit activities unrelated to nuclear arms will probably delay a Security Council vote on the measure, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said.
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  • Iran presents some documents related to Natanz - Diplomats Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 22 5:37 AM
    Iran - Nuclear - Natanz Foreign diplomats in Vienna here Friday said that Iran has provided IAEA with some documents related to its Natanz nuclear facilities.
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  • US power in Middle East to decline in 2006 - Iran's Defense Min Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 22 7:07 AM
    Iran - US - Military Iran's Defense and Logistic Affairs Minister said here Friday that the year 2006 must be named the year for US' declining power and definite defeat of Americans' warmonger polices in the Middle East.
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  • Iran DM: US power in region declining Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Dec 22 9:15 AM
    Iran's Defense and Logistic Affairs Minister said Friday that the year 2006 must be named the year for US declining power and definite defeat of Americans' warmonger polices in the Middle East.
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  • Iran's leader slams Bush Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Dec 22 12:14 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called President Bush "the most hated person" in the world on Thursday, keeping up his tirades against the West despite elections that showed Iranians want him to focus on the country's domestic problems.
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  • American Television Viewers Get New Perspective on Modern Iran Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Dec 22 8:30 AM
    Very little in Iran is as it first appears to be, veteran U.S. journalist Ted Koppel observed in his two-hour documentary Iran: The Most Dangerous Nation, which aired on U.S. television November 19. American viewers watching the program received a more in-depth look at Iran than usually is available on the evening news, which tends to focus on the Iranian governments nuclear activities.
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  • Fate of St. Francis Xavier political science professor who attended the Holocaust deniers conference in Iran not known Open this result in new window
    Hamilton Spectator - Dec 22 10:06 AM
    ANTIGONISH, N.S. -- The fate of a Nova Scotia professor who attended a conference in Iran that raised doubts about the Holocaust is unclear. Shiraz Dossa, a political science professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, met with academic vice-president Mary McGillivray yesterday.
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  • Belarussian oil firm Belarusneft studying possibility of developing oilfield in Iran Open this result in new window
    Interfax - Dec 22 3:30 AM
    MINSK. Dec 22 (Interfax) - Belarusia's state oil company Belarusneft is looking into the possibility of developing an oil field in Iran, the company's deputy general director for geology Valery Beskopylny told Interfax. "Iran has proposed we analyze an oil field," he said.
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  • Iran nuclear program an inspiration: Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 21 2:56 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday mocked the United States and its allies for trying to stop Iran's nuclear program which he said had become a source of inspiration for other nations.
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