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  • Bill Clinton supports dialogue with Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 45 minutes ago
    Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday endorsed the idea of talks with Iran and Syria to help ease the bloodletting in Iraq, saying it would also be in Tehran's interests.
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  • Don?t Count on Iran to Pick Up the Pieces Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    The problems in Iraq were not caused by the Iranians, nor can Iran solve them all.
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  • Bush tells Iran, Syria how they can join Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    After talks with his top Iraq war ally President Bush on Thursday indicated that Iran and Syria might be included in regional talks about Iraq, if they meet certain conditions.
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  • Overture to Iran defended by Iraq report authors Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 12:46 PM
    The Republican chairman of the Iraq Study Group on Thursday defended the panel's call to seek Iran's help in stabilizing Iraq but conceded he was told recently by Tehran that was unlikely "this time around."
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  • Bush sets conditions for Iran, Syria talks; Blair to head for Middle East Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 9:50 AM
    President George W. Bush said that Iran and Syria must stop helping extremists and commit to help Iraq's fledgling government before any talks with the two.
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  • Palestinian PM makes first Iran visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 6:13 AM
    Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya has arrived in Iran for talks as part of his first foreign tour at the head of the Hamas government, sources close to the Iranian presidency said.
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  • Iran cautious over U.S. report seeking engagement Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 3:48 AM
    Iran has responded cautiously to proposals for the United States to engage its foe directly, as analysts say Tehran waits to see whether President George W. Bush embraces the idea and what concessions it can win.
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  • Bush deplores Iran's nuclear 'obstinance' Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush on Thursday ruled out direct talks with Iran unless the Islamic republic verifiably freezes sensitive nuclear work, and deplored Tehran's "obstinance" on the matter.
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  • Palestinian PM set for first Iran visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 4:01 AM
    Palestinian prime minister Ismail Haniya was to arrive in Iran for talks as part of his first foreign tour as head of the Hamas government, sources close to the Iranian presidency have said.
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  • UK group opposing role for Iran Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 07 10:10 AM
    A group of British parliamentarians opposes the idea of involving Iran in any solution to the problems in Iraq.
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  • India Offers 50% Raise In Price On LNG Supply From Iran Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 52 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - India offered to raise the price by 50% from its earlier offered price for buying 5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas from Iran for a period of 25 years.
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  • Iran has limited influence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 07 6:20 AM
    The BBC's Iranian affairs analyst, Sadeq Saba, says there is a limit to what Iran can do to stabilise Iraq.
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  • Iraq Plan Hinges on Uncertain Embrace From Iran, Syria, Shiites Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 9:07 PM
    Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The Iraq Study Group's plan for an orderly U.S. exit from Iraq hinges on the cooperation of some of the most anti-American forces in the region -- Iran, Syria and radical Iraqi Shiite leaders -- as well as President George W. Bush's support.
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  • Iraqi official accuses Iran of hypocrisy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 9:02 PM
    Iraq's ambassador to the Netherlands confronted Iran's foreign minister during a speech Wednesday, accusing his country of hypocrisy in its rhetoric against the United States.
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  • Israeli Official Discusses Iran and His Controversial Agenda Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 06 8:48 PM
    The portfolio for Israel?s new minister for strategic affairs includes developing the country?s strategy on Iran.
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  • Iran Reacts to the Iraq Study Group Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 07 6:20 AM
    Reaction in Iran to the Iraq Study Group report has been one of mild satisfaction. Analysts in Iran are pleased to see a recognition of Iran's role in bringing security to Iraq. But the Iranian government is divided over how to approach relations with the U.S.
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  • Iran face Qatar in water polo Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    IRANS water polo coach figures it is just as well that his teams game against Qatar at the Asian Games yesterday started about midday. If it was a night game, some of his opponents probably should have been in bed.
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  • Pre-conditions take US talks with Iran and Syria off agenda Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 07 4:59 PM
    The prospect of America engaging directly with Iran and Syria appeared as distant as ever last night after George W Bush set down pre-conditions that are unlikely to be met.
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  • Iran Reacts to the Iraq Study Group Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 07 6:35 AM
    Morning Edition , December 7, 2006 Reaction in Iran to the Iraq Study Group report has been one of mild satisfaction. Analysts in Iran are pleased to see a recognition of Iran's role in bringing security to Iraq. But the Iranian government is divided over how to approach relations with the U.S.
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  • Overture to Iran defended by Iraq report authors Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 07 12:55 PM
    Source: Reuters By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Republican chairman of the Iraq Study Group on Thursday defended the panel's call to seek Iran's help in stabilizing Iraq but conceded he was told ...
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  • Saud: Iran Must Address Nuke Safety Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Dec 07 4:14 PM
    RIYADH, 8 December 2006 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal yesterday said that the six Gulf Cooperation Council member states will express their concern to Iran about the prospect of nuclear power plants being developed on its side of the Arabian Gulf coast.
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  • China supports diplomacy in solving Iran nuclear issue Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 07 4:13 PM
    The actions taken by the UN Security Council should help solve the Iran nuclear issue through diplomatic means, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang in Beijing Thursday.
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  • Experts: Syria, Iran willing to aid U.S. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 12:12 PM
    Syria and Iran are willing to help stabilize Iraq, as the Iraq Study Group recommended Wednesday, but both countries will want something in return and neither has a magic solution to the chaos, Mideast officials and analysts said.
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  • France says in a hurry to reach Iran sanctions deal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 1:20 PM
    France said on Wednesday world powers must agree quickly on sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program or put the credibility of the United Nations at risk.
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  • Time may be ripe for UN Security Council vote on Iran: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 1:21 PM
    The United States said that the time may have come for the UN Security Council to vote on a resolution punishing Iran over its sensitive nuclear program.
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  • No unconditional Iran-Syria talks over Iraq: Bush, Blair Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Dec 07 11:30 AM
    US President George W Bush says "we need a new approach" in Iraq that could include contacts with Iran and Syria and US troop reductions, a day after a panel pressured him for a swift change in strategy.
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  • Iran clause a stumbling block Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 07 1:41 PM
    Will India be able to stomach a clause in the US nuclear legislation calling it to actively take part in US and international efforts to dissuade and contain Iran for its nuclear programme, even though it would be called on to act within the limits of the UN Security Council resolutions?
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  • Iraqi diplomat accuses Iran of hypocrisy in anti-U-S rhetoric Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 07 12:47 PM
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands In a rare diplomatic dustup, an Iraqi diplomat is accusing Iran of hypocrisy in its rhetoric against the U-S.
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  • Advantage Iran in gas price bargain Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Dec 07 1:08 PM
    New Delhi, Dec 7 : A favourable deal with China has put Iran on a strong wicket in its LNG negotiations with India.
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  • US leaves door open to Iran talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 12:02 PM
    The White House, under pressure to hold talks with Iran on quelling violence in Iraq, left the door open to reaching out to Tehran in the context of multilateral discussions.
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  • *Bush - Syria Must Stop Destabilizing Lebanon, Iraq; Talks With Iran Depend On Nuclear Suspension Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 07 8:52 AM
    (RTTNews) - Bush - Syria Must stop destabilizing Lebanon, Iraq; Talks with Iran depend on Nuclear Suspension.
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  • White House rules out one-on-one talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 11:03 AM
    The White House on Wednesday said it has ruled out one-on-one talks with Iran about Iraq unless Tehran suspends nuclear activities, after the Iraq Study Group recommended more engagement with the Islamic republic.
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  • Panel's call for direct US talks with Syria, Iran crosses Bush red line Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 11:10 AM
    The Iraq Study Group, as expected, called on US President George W. Bush Wednesday to hold direct talks with Iran and Syria -- until now a diplomatic red line for an administration that has long branded the two states part of an "axis of evil."
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  • FIFA postpones decision on Iran suspension until next week Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 10:44 AM
    World football's governing body FIFA has decided to postpone a firm decision on Iran's suspension until next Tuesday, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said.
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  • Interview: Arabs Need to Talk to Iran on Settling Lebanon Crisis Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 06 9:21 AM
    Interview: Arabs Need to Talk to Iran on Settling Lebanon Crisis.
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  • France says Iran will face UN sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 9:22 AM
    France's foreign minister said Wednesday that Iran will face U.N. sanctions for refusing to halt its nuclear program, but major world powers remain divided over exactly how far punishment should go.
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  • Syria, Iran seen ready to aid US effort Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 07 1:08 AM
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Syria and Iran are willing to help stabilize Iraq, as the Iraq Study Group recommended yesterday, but both countries will want something in return and neither has a magic solution to the chaos, Mideast officials and analysts said.
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  • White House: rules out one-on-one talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 10:46 AM
    The White House on Wednesday said it has ruled out one-on-one talks with Iran about Iraq unless Tehran suspends uranium enrichment, after the Iraq Study Group recommended more engagement with the Islamic Republic.
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  • Call for Iran talks throws W off his Axis Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Dec 07 1:26 AM
    WASHINGTON - One of the toughest pieces of advice for the White House to swallow yesterday was that it must talk to Iran if the U.S. wants peace in the Mideast.
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  • Help from Syria, Iran may come at a price Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Dec 07 4:46 AM
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Syria and Iran are willing to help stabilize Iraq, as the Iraq Study Group recommended yesterday, but both countries will want something in return and neither has a magic solution, Mideast analysts said.
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  • Israel's War With Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 06 9:21 AM
    Summary: The recent fighting in Lebanon may have looked like yet another Arab-Israeli battle, but it also pitted Jerusalem against Tehran for the first time. Why did Israel strike when it did? What did it accomplish? And what should it do now to prepare for the next showdown with Iran? .
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  • Leaders open to Iran talks -- if... Open this result in new window
    WHNT-TV Huntsville - Dec 07 9:58 AM
    WHITE HOUSE Neither President Bush nor Britain's leader will rule out talking to Iran. But both agree certain things have to happen first, before they can accept that...
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  • Iran's nuclear defiance won't go unpunished, France says Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Dec 07 4:46 AM
    PARIS Frances foreign minister said yesterday that Iran will face U.N. sanctions for refusing to halt its nuclear program, but major world powers remain divided over exactly how far punishment should go.
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  • Leaders open to Iran talks -- if... Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - Dec 07 9:37 AM
    WHITE HOUSE Neither President Bush nor Britain's leader will rule out talking to Iran. But both agree certain things have to happen first, before they can accept that recommendation from the Iraq Study Group.
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  • U.S. Needs a Bold Deal with Iran to Halt Nuclear Proliferation Says Middle East Expert in a New Report from The Century  Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 07 8:08 AM
    In a new report for The Century Foundation, Middle East expert Flynt Leverett argues that the United States needs a comprehensive and coherent approach to dealing with Iran in order to prevent Iranian development of nuclear weapons and to resolve other political and security issues.
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  • Hezbollah, Hamas and Iran: AIPAC head sees headaches for Israel Open this result in new window
    J. the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California - Dec 07 12:49 PM
    In December 2004, Howard Kohr told Bay Area audiences that a nuclear Iran was Israels biggest worry. In December 2005, Kohr warned audiences of the menace facing Israel and the West from a nuclear Iran.
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  • Iran, Daghestan keen to expand ties Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 9:18 AM
    Russia - Cooperation - Iran Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Gholam-Reza Ansari in a meeting with the president and prime minister of the Autonomous Republic of Daghestan on Thursday said that bilateral relations are deeply rooted.
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  • India-US n-deal can't be linked with Iran, North Korea: Pranab Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Dec 07 7:31 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India Thursday asserted that its civil nuclear deal with the US is aimed at meeting its growing energy requirements and it can't be linked with either North Korea's nuclear test or Iran's nuclear programme.
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  • Iran to meet China in Asian Games football quarters Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 07 8:08 AM
    The defending champion Iran is scheduled to play China in the quarterfinals of the football event of the 15th Asian Games in Doha on Saturday. -IRNA
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  • Amnesty International concerned at increasing censorship in Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Dec 07 8:08 AM
    Amnesty International is greatly concerned at the rising tide of censorship in Iran and the government's continuing harassment of human rights defenders.
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  • 'There will be sanctions' on Iran: France Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 7:38 AM
    The powers making up the UN Security Council are agreed that "there will be sanctions" against Iran, though their extent is yet to be decided, France has said, after a Paris meeting on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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  • Even panel official has doubts Iran would help Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Dec 07 1:00 PM
    CAPITOL HILL Would Iran really help America out in Iraq? Even the co-chairman of the Iraq Study Group has his doubts.
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  • Even panel official has doubts Iran would help Open this result in new window
    WHNT-TV Huntsville - Dec 07 8:27 AM
    CAPITOL HILL Would Iran really help America out in Iraq? Even the co-chairman of the Iraq Study Group has his doubts. James Baker was asked about that by two senators.
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  • Commentary: Iraq exit via Iran -- Act II Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 07 7:07 AM
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The audience at the Arab World Strategy 2006 conference in Dubai suddenly parted like the Red Sea. Iran's national security adviser and chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani strode through the throng of Gulf notables like a visiting head of state.
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  • EC chief: Iran's strong religious-political system accounts for its enemies rage Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 8:03 AM
    Iran - Rafsanjani - Nuclear Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said here Thursday that the firm status of Iran's religious political ruling system accounts for the rage and fury of its enemies.
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  • Pakistan, Iran enjoy deep rooted relations; PM Open this result in new window
    Pakistani Newspaper - Dec 07 10:39 AM
    ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Thursday said Pakistan and Iran enjoy a deep rooted relationship based on shared faith, history and culture and the two countries need to shape these commonalities into enhanced cooperation in a broad spectrum of areas including trade, investment, energy and education.
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  • YouTube gets blocked in Iran Open this result in new window
    America's Network - Dec 07 6:59 AM
    Iran has blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube.com, and a media rights group warned that Internet censorship in the Islamic state is on the rise, an Associated Press report said.
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  • Indo-US N-deal can't be linked with N Korea, Iran's nuclear policy: Pranab Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Dec 07 3:26 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that the civil nuclear cooperation between India and the US cannot be linked with the nuclear test conducted by North Korea or Iran's nuclear policy. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Mukherjee said that the landmark nuclear deal is based on its "own merits". "The India-US nuclear understanding
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  • Iran to hold Holocaust conference next week Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 6:04 AM
    Iran's Foreign Ministry will hold a conference next week at which scholars from 30 countries will discuss the scale of the Holocaust -- dismissed as a myth by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- and whether the Nazis really used gas chambers to kill Jews.
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  • Iran Cautious Over U.S. Report Seeking Engagement Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Dec 07 4:38 AM
    Iran has responded cautiously to proposals for the United States to engage its foe directly, as analysts say Tehran waits to see whether Bush embraces the idea.
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  • Iran cautious over US report seeking engagement Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 07 5:20 AM
    TEHERAN - Iran has responded cautiously to proposals for the United States to engage its foe directly, as analysts say Teheran waits to see whether President George W. Bush embraces the idea and what concessions it can win.
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  • President: World independent nations consider Iran as model Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 7:18 AM
    Iran - Ahmadinejad - Progress President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that the Iranian nation has achieved progress in various fields and that world independent nations consider it as a model.
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  • Iraq group recommends engagement with Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 5:41 AM
    A bipartisan panel recommended to President George W. Bush on Wednesday that the United States directly engage with Syria and Iran to help resolve the Iraq conflict, the White House said.
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  • Iran To Discuss Evidence Of Holocaust Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 06 3:07 PM
    Iran will hold a conference next week to discuss evidence that the Holocaust occurred after President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad didn't find a rational response to his question as to whether or not it had taken place.
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  • France says Iran will face sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 06 3:56 AM
    The French foreign minister said Wednesday that Iran will face U.N. sanctions for refusing to halt its nuclear program but that major world powers remain divided over their extent.
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  • Syria, Iran Seek Concessions From U.S. to Help in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Dec 07 3:44 AM
    Syria and Iran are willing to help stabilize Iraq, as the Iraq Study Group recommended, but both countries will want something in return and neither has a magic solution to the chaos, Mideast officials and analysts said.
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  • School Day 24: Iran-UK-US Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 06 11:57 AM
    Students in Iran, the UK and the US linked up to share their experiences and opinions.
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  • President: Iran firmly determined to achieve its goals Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 5:18 AM
    Iran - Ahmadinejad President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that the Iranian nation is firmly determined to achieve its goals and that the threats of bullying powers will not make Iran give up.
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  • As Rice's Iran strategy fizzles, Cheney waits Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Dec 07 9:11 AM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's months-long diplomatic effort to get five other powers to agree to a tough United Nations Security Council resolution on sanctions against Iran now seems certain to fail, because of Russian and Chinese resistance.
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  • Germany Offers to Aid US in Building Ties to Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Dec 07 6:05 AM
    Germany has said it would like to support the US in creating a dialog with Iran and Syria and help it meet the recommendations in the newly released US Baker Commission's report on Iraq.
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  • Man admits illegally selling scanner to Iran Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Dec 07 5:31 AM
    VANCOUVER - A Vancouver man who broke a U.S. law banning trade with Iran has pleaded guilty in a U.S. court.
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  • Iran LNG supply: India offers 50 p.c raise in price Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 07 7:55 AM
    India has offered to raise the price it was willing to pay by 50 per cent to buy 5 million tonnes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Iran for 25 years.
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  • France: Iran facing U.N. sanctions Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 06 2:46 AM
    PARIS, France (AP) -- Iran will face U.N. Security Council sanctions for refusing to halt its nuclear program, France's foreign minister said Wednesday, but major powers are still divided on exactly how far punishment should go.
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  • Envoy: President's visit to Doha a turning point in Iran's sports history Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 6:19 AM
    Qatar - Envoy - Ahmadinejad Iranian Ambassador to Qatar Mohammad-Taher Rabbani said Thursday that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the city of Doha to attend the inaugural ceremony of the 15th Asian Games (Doha 2006) and his meeting with Iranian athletes was a turning point in the history of Iran's sports.
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  • Syria, Iran willing to help US in Iraq, but want concessions Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 07 7:55 AM
    Syria and Iran are willing to help stabilise Iraq, as the Iraq Study Group recommended, but both countries will want something in return and neither has a magic solution to the chaos, Mideast officials and analysts said.
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  • India offers 50 pc raise in price on LNG supply from Iran Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 07 10:36 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 7: India has offered to raise the price it was willing to pay by 50 per cent to buy 5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Iran for 25 years.
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  • PNA: Haniyeh Travels To Iran Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Dec 07 7:54 AM
    Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh left Damascus, Syria, on Dec. 7 and traveled to Tehran, Iran, for an official visit.
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  • India loses to Iran Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Dec 07 2:37 PM
    DOHA: Defending champion Iran beat India 2-0 in a group `D' league match of the football competition at the Al-Sadd Stadium here on Wednesday. Jalal Akbari Kelishadi and Arash Borhani scored the goals in the 78th minute and dying minutes of ...
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  • Iraqi diplomat accuses Iran of hypocrisy in anti-U-S rhetoric Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Dec 07 2:48 AM
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - In a rare diplomatic dustup, an Iraqi diplomat is accusing Iran of hypocrisy in its rhetoric against the U-S. The confrontation came at the meeting of a foreign relations think-tank in the Netherlands.
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  • China calls for more time on Iran, amid sanctions push Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Dec 07 1:16 AM
    BEIJING: China said on Thursday that more time was needed to try to solve the international stand-off with Iran over its nuclear programme through diplomacy, amid a push by Western nations to impose sanctions.
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  • Iran and the Iraq Study Group Report Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Dec 07 1:53 AM
    On the whole, from Iran's perspective, the ISG's report represents a glass half full rather than half empty, reflecting several points of similar interests and common perspectives on Iraq, says Kevah Afrasiabi .
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  • President: Iran to stand up to bullying of global arrogant powers Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 3:18 AM
    Iran - Ahmadinejad President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said here Thursday that the Iranian nation will stand up to the bullying and greed of global arrogant powers, adding that Iran has achieved success in the nuclear field despite obstacles laid by them.
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  • Gates And Iran by Pamela Hess UPI Pentagon Correspondent Washington (UPI) Dec 06, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Dec 06 8:22 PM
    Robert Gates, the presumptive new U.S. defense secretary, warned against taking military action against Iran and Syria Tuesday. "I think that we have seen in Iraq that once war is unleashed, it becomes unpredictable.
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  • 'There will be sanctions' on Iran: France Open this result in new window
    Space War - Dec 06 8:22 PM
    Paris (AFP) Dec 06 - The powers making up the UN Security Council are agreed that "there will be sanctions" against Iran, though their extent is yet to be decided, France said Wednesday, after a Paris meeting on Tehran's nuclear programme.
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  • U.S. panel urges talks with Iran, Syria on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Dec 07 12:02 AM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and other major countries should form an international support group to engage Iran and Syria in talks on resolving the crisis in Iraq, a panel of influential Washington insiders said on Wednesday.
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  • Iran Will Face Sanctions Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Dec 07 5:07 AM
    Iran will face UN Security Council sanctions for refusing to halt its nuclear program, France's foreign minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said on Wednesday, December 06, 2006, but major powers are still divided on the scope of the sanctions.
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  • Iraqi diplomat accuses Iran of hypocrisy in anti-U-S rhetoric Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Dec 07 12:38 AM
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands In a rare diplomatic dustup, an Iraqi diplomat is accusing Iran of hypocrisy in its rhetoric against the U-S. The confrontation came at the...
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  • Iran to meet China in Asian Games football quarters Dec 9 Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 12:49 AM
    Iran - Asian Games - Football The defending champion Iran is scheduled to play China in the quarterfinals of the football event of the 15th Asian Games here Saturday.
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  • Iran placed in Asian Games handball Group E Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 12:34 AM
    Iran - Asian Games - Handball Iran was here Thursday placed in Group E in the second round of handball tournament of the 15th Asian Games. Group E consists of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Syria and Group F comprises Kuwait, Japan, South Korea, and Bahrain.
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  • World powers fail to reach Iran accord Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 05 11:25 PM
    Six world powers made "substantive progress" but failed to reach an accord Tuesday on a U.N. resolution to punish Iran for defying demands to halt its nuclear program, the French Foreign Ministry said after talks in Paris.
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  • China urges diplomatic solution to Iran's N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 07 1:18 AM
    China - Iran - Nuclear Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang here Thursday underlined the need to resolve the Iran nuclear issue through peaceful means, including diplomatic channels.
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  • Iran May Reduce Use of Dollar, Tehran Papers Say (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 06 8:14 AM
    Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Iran, the world's fourth-largest oil exporter, plans to reduce its use of the U.S. dollar in world trade and increase use of the euro, two Tehran-based newspapers reported.
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  • Indo-US N-deal can't be linked with N Korea, Iran's nuclear policy: Pranab Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 07 3:02 AM
    New Delhi, Dec 7: External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that the civil nuclear cooperation between India and the US cannot be linked with the nuclear test conducted by North Korea or Iran's nuclear policy.
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  • President praises Iran's success in nuclear program Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Dec 06 10:33 PM
    Iran - Ahmadinejad - Nuclear President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here on Wednesday evening lauded the Iranian success in accessing peaceful nuclear technology which he credited largely to the efforts and sacrifice of its young scientists, martyrs and combatants.
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  • Iran blocks access to YouTube.com Open this result in new window
    CBS 46 News Atlanta - Dec 06 8:37 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube.com, and a media rights group warned Tuesday that Internet censorship in the Islamic state is on the rise.
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  • Iran unrelenting on nuclear programme Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Dec 06 7:19 PM
    UN sanctions will not force Iran to abandon its nuclear program, the country's foreign minister said Wednesday, insisting it is for peaceful purposes.
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  • France Says Iran Will Face Sanctions Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 06 7:01 AM
    French Foreign Minister Says Iran Will Face Sanctions for Refusing to Halt Its Nuclear Program
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  • Olmert to Discuss Iran/PA With the Pope Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 07 3:30 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) When Prime Minister Ehud Olmert meets in the Vatican next week with Pope Benedict XVI; they will discuss a number of issues including Iran and the PA (Palestinian Authority).
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  • France says in a hurry to reach Iran sanctions deal Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Dec 06 4:10 PM
    PARIS, 1:14 p.m. Dec. 6 (REUTERS): France said on Wednesday world powers must agree quickly on sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme or put the credibility of the United Nations at risk.
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  • Iran to host conference on Holocaust evidence Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 05 7:04 PM
    Iran, whose president has described the Holocaust as a "myth," said Tuesday they will hold a conference to discuss the evidence that the Nazis committed genocide against the Jews in World War II.
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