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  • Major Powers Will Return Iran Issue to U.N. Council Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    PARIS, July 12 -- Diplomats from the United States, Russia, China and Europe announced Wednesday that they would return to the U.N. Security Council for possible punitive action against Iran, expressing "profound disappointment" over the Tehran government's refusal to stop its uranium enrichment...

  • Frustrated world powers send Iran to U.N. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    Frustrated world powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran before the United Nations Security Council for possible punishment, saying the Iranians had given no sign they would bargain in earnest over their disputed nuclear program.

  • Iran: U.s. Is Asked to Return Ancient Tablets Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    A government official said Iran would use diplomacy and cultural channels to regain ancient clay tablets that a United States court ruled last week could be sold to pay compensation to victims of a 1997 Jerusalem bombing. The tablets date to between 553 B.C. and 330 B.C. and are the oldest Persian tablets with alphabetical inscriptions. They have been under study at the University of Chicagos

  • Russia and China, in Shift, Inch Toward Iran Sanctions Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 12 6:31 PM
    The two nations agreed to push for a U.N. Security Council resolution ordering Iran to freeze its nuclear activities or face sanctions.

  • World powers to send Iran to Security Council: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 3:21 PM
    World powers meeting in Paris upped the stakes over Iran's nuclear programme, agreeing to send Tehran back to the UN Security Council and raising the threat of sanctions over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 2:10 PM
    World powers put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations on Wednesday, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at ending an impasse over its nuclear program.

  • Nations sending Iran to Security Council Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 12:31 PM
    World powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran back to the United Nations Security Council for possible punishment, saying the clerical regime has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN over nuclear row Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 12:00 PM
    World powers put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations on Wednesday, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at defusing a standoff over its nuclear program.

  • White House condemns Hezbollah, blames Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 12:40 PM
    The White House denounced the abduction of two Israeli soldiers by Lebanese militia Hezbollah and said it held Syria and Iran responsible for the attack.

  • World powers to send Iran to Security Council: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 11:33 AM
    World powers meeting in Paris said they had agreed to send Iran back to the UN Security Council and raised the threat of sanctions over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN over nuclear row Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 10:57 AM
    World powers said on Wednesday they would refer Iran back to the United Nations Security Council after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • US blames Iran, Syria for Hizbollah capture Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 11:09 AM
    The White House on Wednesday demanded the immediate release of two Israeli soldiers captured by Lebanon's Hizbollah guerrillas and blamed Syria and Iran for the attacks.

  • U.S. blames Syria, Iran for kidnappings Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 11:02 AM
    The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah militants and an eruption of violence along the southern border of Lebanon.

  • Nations Sending Iran to Security Council Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 12 10:13 AM
    PARIS -- World powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran back to the United Nation's Security Council for possible punishment, saying the clerical regime has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • U.S. Blames Iran, Syria for Hezbollah¬†Attack Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 12 10:30 AM
    ROSTOCK, Germany (AP) -- The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah militants and the ensuing violence.

  • Rice warns Iran of Security Council action as world powers meet Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 9:12 AM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has warned that world powers meeting in Paris may be forced to refer Iran to the Security Council, following "disappointing" talks on the nuclear standoff between the EU and Tehran's top envoy.

  • US blames Iran, Syria for Hizbollah kidnappings Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 10:18 AM
    The White House on Wednesday condemned the capture by Hizbollah guerrillas of two Israeli soldiers and blamed Syria and Iran for the attacks.

  • US pressures Iran on atomic offer before Paris meet Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 8:16 AM
    The United States stepped up pressure on Iran on Wednesday, warning it faced U.N. Security Council action for failing to respond swiftly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • World powers to refer Iran back to Security Council: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 10:15 AM
    World powers meeting in Paris have agreed to refer Iran back to the UN Security Council over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said.

  • Nations referring Iran to Security Council Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 9:50 AM
    The six nations trying to persuade Iran to give up its nuclear program will refer the case back to the U.N. Security Council, France's foreign minister said Wednesday after closed-door talks.

  • Iran wants disputed clay tablets returned from US Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 7:13 AM
    Iran said on Wednesday it wanted to use diplomacy and cultural channels to ensure ancient clay tablets at the center of a compensation case are returned from the United States but said it was also ready for a legal fight.

  • Oil Gains for a Third Day on U.S. Stockpile Drop, Iran Standoff Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    July 13 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil rose in New York for a third day after a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. gasoline stockpiles and on concern that the standoff over Iran's nuclear program may disrupt Middle East supplies.

  • Rice: Iran's Response 'Disappointing' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 12 6:28 PM
    World powers agreed to send Iran back to the U.N. Security Council for possible punishment, saying the clerical regime has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • Rice is disappointed by Iran's 'incomplete' response Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 12 6:20 AM
    The U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suggested that she will encourage Europe, Russia and China to bring Iran back before the UN Security Council.

  • Rice, Key Counterparts Return Iran Issue to U.N. Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 12 6:26 PM
    Foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany agree to refer Iran to the council for possible punishment. U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her colleagues said Iran is not serious in negotiations to end its nuclear-enrichment program.

  • World powers meet in Paris on Iran standoff Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 5:53 AM
    The UN Security Council's five permanent members plus Germany were meeting in Paris to try to forge a united front in the international standoff over Iran's nuclear programme.

  • China, Russia Agree to Consider Threatening Iran With Sanctions Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 12 4:11 PM
    July 12 (Bloomberg) -- China and Russia have agreed to support a United Nations resolution demanding that Iran suspend uranium enrichment or face economic penalties, France's foreign minister said after a major-power meeting in Paris.

  • Iran To Be Referred To Security Council by Hannah K. Strange UPI U.K. Correspondent London (UPI) Jul 12, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Iran is to be referred back to the United Nations Security Council following its failure to respond quickly enough to an incentive package aimed at defusing the current nuclear dispute, world powers announced Wednesday.

  • Iran won't negotiate its nuclear 'rights': Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 4:59 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned that Iran will not negotiate on its "undeniable right" to have a nuclear programme, again rejecting international demands that the Islamic republic freeze sensitive atomic work.

  • Oil prices rise on renewed Iran concerns Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 4:30 AM
    Oil prices rose Wednesday following news that Iran will not respond immediately to incentives meant to resolve an international dispute about its nuclear program.

  • Iran response to nuclear offer 'disappointing, incomplete': Rice Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 3:41 AM
    Iran's response to a Western offer aimed at resolving the standoff over its nuclear programme appears "disappointing and incomplete", US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has warned.

  • World powers sending Iran dispute back to U.N. Security Council Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 12 2:45 AM
    The United States and key allies called Wednesday for the United Nations Security Council to require Iran to suspend efforts to make nuclear fuel. The move came after Tehran failed to respond to a diplomatic package of incentives.

  • UN May Vote On Iran Next Week As Oil Prices Soar Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    US Ambassador John Bolton said Wednesday he hoped the UN Security Council would be able to take action "early next week" on a draft resolution that would make a halt to Iran's uranium enrichment mandatory.

  • Iran should start nuclear negotiations soon as possible: Russia Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 3:44 AM
    Iran should start negotiations as soon as possible on a proposed resolution to the international standoff over its nuclear programme, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

  • US, EU turn up pressure on Iran ahead of Paris meet Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 3:03 AM
    The United States and European Union stepped up pressure on Iran on Wednesday, warning it could face U.N. Security Council action for not accepting an offer of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • Rice, World Powers Threaten Iran on Proposal Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 12 2:59 PM
    Foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany agree to refer Iran back to the council for possible punishment. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her colleagues said Iran is not serious in negotiations to end its nuclear enrichment program.

  • Rice says powers forced to take UN action on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 2:45 AM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Iran's refusal to accept an international incentives offer to negotiate curbs on its nuclear program will force major powers to decide on Wednesday to deal with the Islamic Republic at the U.N. Security Council.

  • Nations Sending Iran to Security Council Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 12 12:07 PM
    World Powers Agree to Send Iran Dispute Back to U.N. Security Council for Possible Punishment

  • EU warns of UN action in Iran nuclear standoff Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 1:47 AM
    The European Union joined the United States on Wednesday in warning Iran it faced U.N. Security Council action if no solution could be found to a stand-off over its nuclear program.

  • World powers meet in Paris on Iran standoff Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 12 12:07 AM
    The UN Security Council's five permanent members plus Germany were to meet in Paris to try to forge a united front in the international standoff over Iran's nuclear programme.

  • Rice Calls Iran's Response to Halt Nukes 'Disappointing' Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jul 12 10:27 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday said Iran has given a "disappointing and incomplete" response to a deal to end suspicious nuclear weapons activities.

  • U.S. Blames Syria, Iran For Israeli Soldiers' Kidnapping Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Jul 12 11:13 AM
    Syria and Iran are to blame for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah terrorists and the Israeli military response, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

  • Oil holds over $74 as Iran resists West pressure Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 11:55 PM
    Oil stood firm at above $74 a barrel on Wednesday as the market's focus shifted from Iran's recalcitrance on its nuclear program to an expected draw in U.S. gasoline stocks after holiday drivers took to the roads.

  • U.S. condemns Syria, Iran for kidnappings Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Jul 12 11:00 AM
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnappings of two Israeli soldiers along the Israel-Lebanon border by the Lebanese Hezbollah militia.

  • Frustrated world powers send Iran dispute back to U.N. Security Council Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Jul 12 6:07 PM
    PARIS, 4:16 p.m. July 12 (AP): Frustrated world powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran before the U.N. Security Council for possible punishment, saying the Iranians had given no sign they would bargain in earnest over their disputed nuclear program.

  • Slovenia's Energy-Minded Premier Shares Hopes for a Solution on Iran Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 11 11:15 PM
    Iran was high on the agenda of Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa , who made his first visit to Washington as head of government this week and is hoping to help mediate efforts to bring Tehran on board with a package of proposals regarding its nuclear capability.

  • U.S. Blames Syria, Iran for Kidnappings Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 12 10:27 AM
    ROSTOCK, Germany -- The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah militants and the ensuing violence. The White House called for the immediate and unconditional release of the two soldiers.

  • Bush to seek unity on Iran, N.Korea on trip Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 10:00 PM
    President George W. Bush, leaving on Wednesday for Germany and Russia, will urge key allies to stay united in their drive to contain the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, aides said.

  • Iran faces censure at UN as it rejects deadline Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Iran will be censured at the United Nations over the next two weeks, diplomats said yesterday, in the wake of a crisis meeting of foreign ministers from the world's big powers.

  • Iran faces UN censure as it rejects deadline Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Iran will be censured at the United Nations as early as next week, diplomats said yesterday, in the wake of a crisis meeting of foreign ministers from the world's big powers.

  • UN asked to act on Iran nuclear impasse Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 12 4:05 PM
    World powers have put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at ending an impasse over its nuclear program.

  • World powers sending Iran dispute back to UN Security Council Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 49 minutes ago
    PARIS - World powers agreed to send Iran back to the United Nations Security Council for possible punishment, saying the clerical regime has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • World powers refer Iran to UN over nukes Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    WORLD powers said they would refer Iran back to the United Nations Security Council, after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • Israel Blames Attacks on Syria-Iran Axis Open this result in new window
    Forward - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Israel is pointing to this week's Hezbollah raid as proof of its contention that Syria and Iran are leading a coordinated terror front, which includes Hamas and Hezbollah.

  • Talks With Iran Are Stalled Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 11 6:05 PM
    Five weeks after being offered incentives to freeze its nuclear activities, Iran has not even set a date for when it will respond.

  • US Blames Iran, Syria for Hezbollah Attack on Israel Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 12 3:02 PM
    The United States Wednesday demanded the immediate release of two Israeli soldiers captured by Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas, and said it holds Iran and Syria responsible for the new outburst of Middle East violence.

  • World powers ask U.N. to act on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 12 2:07 PM
    PARIS (Reuters) - World powers put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations on Wednesday, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at ending an impasse over its nuclear programme.

  • World powers refer Iran to UN over nuclear row Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 12 10:17 AM
    World powers said on Wednesday they would refer Iran to the United Nations Security Council after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 12 1:31 PM
    World powers put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations on Wednesday, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at defusing a standoff over its nuclear programme.

  • World powers refer Iran to UN over nukes Open this result in new window
    The Age - Jul 12 2:22 PM
    World powers said they would refer Iran back to the United Nations Security Council, after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN over nuclear row Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    PARIS World powers put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations yesterday, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at defusing a standoff over its nuclear programme.

  • Iran: Amnesty International renews calls for release of three Iranian detainees at a meeting with Akbar Ganji Open this result in new window
    Amnesty International - Jul 12 12:26 PM
    At a meeting today with Akbar Ganji, Iran's most prominent ex-prisoner of conscience and advocate of freedom of expression, Amnesty International's Secretary General Irene Khan renewed the organization's calls for the release of three detainees in Iran whom it believes are, or are very likely to be, prisoners of conscience, held solely on account of their peaceful opinions or activities.

  • Putin says sanctions on Iran will hamper settlement of nuclear dispute Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said any sanctions against Iran would disrupt the latest diplomatic attempts to resolve the standoff over its nuclear issue, according to a transcript of a television interview released by the Kremlin on Wednesday.

  • World powers 'have no choice' but to send Iran back to the UN Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 12 4:22 PM
    WORLD powers last night agreed to send Iran back to the UN Security Council for possible punishment, saying the country has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear programme.

  • World Powers Agree to Refer Iran to UN Security Council Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 12 1:17 PM
    The foreign ministers from six world powers have agreed to refer Iran back to the United Nations Security Council because of its controversial nuclear program.

  • Iran to be referred to UN Security Council Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 12 5:02 PM
    World powers meeting in Paris have raised the stakes over Iran's nuclear program, agreeing to send Iran back to the UN Security Council which will consider sanctions over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • Oil Trades Above $74 on Iran's Refusal to End Nuclear Research Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 12 4:16 AM
    July 12 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil traded above $74 a barrel in New York after rising yesterday on concern Iran's refusal to stop nuclear research may prompt United Nations action against the world's fourth-largest oil producer.

  • Iran To Be Referred to U.N. Security Council Again Open this result in new window
    Fox 6 News San Diego - Jul 12 3:58 PM
    Expressing "profound disappointment," the six nations said they would seek a resolution at the Security Council requiring Iran to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • Iran crisis headed back to Security Council Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 12 10:27 AM
    World powers agreed today to send Iran back to the United Nation's Security Council for possible punishment, the Associated Press reports from Paris. They accused Iran of giving no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program....

  • World powers ask UN to act on Iran Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Jul 12 5:05 PM
    PARIS: World powers have put Iran on a collision course with the United Nations, asking the Security Council to intervene after Tehran failed to respond to incentives aimed at ending an impasse over its nuclear programme.

  • Oil prices jump toward US$75 a barrel as UN-Iran dispute festers Open this result in new window
    Canadian Business - Jul 12 1:10 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil prices jumped toward $75 US a barrel Wednesday after world powers agreed to send Iran back to the United Nations' Security Council for possible punishment.

  • U.S. blasts Hezbollah, holds Iran, Syria also responsible Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 12 12:58 PM
    _ White House spokesman Tony Snow criticized Hezbollah militants in Lebanon on Wednesday for launching rockets into Israel and capturing two Israeli soldiers and also blamed Iran and Syria for the incident.

  • Major Western nations agree to send Iran back to U.N. Security Council Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 12 1:01 PM
    _ Major Western nations agreed Wednesday to send Iran back to the U.N. Security Council for possible punishment, they said in a statement.

  • Oil prices jump toward US$75 a barrel as UN-Iran dispute festers Open this result in new window
    Canadian Business - Jul 12 1:40 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Oil prices jumped to $75 US a barrel Wednesday on concerns about instability in the Middle East. World powers sent Iran back to the United Nations' Security Council for possible punishment over its nuclear program, stirring concerns about how OPEC's No. 2 supplier might respond.

  • U.S. pressures Iran on atomic Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday stepped up pressure on Iran, warning it faced U.N. Security Council action for failing to respond swiftly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • French FM-Iran-Nuclear EU still awaiting Iran's positive response to 5+1 package Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 12 2:26 PM
    French Foreign Minister Filippe Douste lazie, reading out the closing communique of Paris Talks to the press reporters, said here on Wednesday evening, "We are still waiting for Iran's positive response to our package of proposals."

  • Iran to be referred to U.N. Security Council Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 12 10:32 AM
    Tehran has shown no willingness to negotiate on nuclear issue, members say World powers agreed today to send Iran back to the United Nation's Security Council for possible punishment, saying the clerical regime has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • World powers to send Iran to Security Council: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Singapore News - Jul 12 12:30 PM
    World powers meeting in Paris upped the stakes over Iran's nuclear program, agreeing to send Tehran back to the UN Security Council and raising the threat of sanctions over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • Capture of Israeli soldiers highlights Hezbollah's power, influence of Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Jul 12 4:44 PM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - Hezbollah's leader vowed that only a prisoner swap will win the release of two Israeli soldiers after a cross-border attack Wednesday that showed the guerrilla group -- and its backers Iran and Syria -- still have the power to reignite a spiral of violence in the volatile region.

  • Frustrated World Powers Send Iran to U.N. Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Jul 12 2:49 PM
    PARIS (AP) - Frustrated world powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran before the United Nations Security Council for possible punishment, saying the Iranians had given no sign they would bargain in earnest over their disputed nuclear program. The move amounted to calling Iran's bluff.

  • US pressures Iran before Paris meeting Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Jul 12 10:14 AM
    PARIS: The United States has stepped up pressure on Iran, warning it faced UN Security Council action for failing to respond swiftly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • Major powers refer Iran nuclear standoff back to Security Council for action Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Jul 12 3:58 PM
    (Paris-AP) July 12, 2006 - Iran's disputed nuclear program is being tossed back to the UN Security Council for possible sanctions.

  • Iran nuke case turned over to Security Council Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 12 10:11 AM
    PARIS The world powers today decided to return the Iran nuclear case over to the U.N. Security Council for possible punishment.

  • Iran referred back to Security Council Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jul 12 12:15 PM
    The worlds big powers decided on Wednesday to refer Iran back to the United Nations despite China and Russias reservations about imposing sanctions on Tehran.

  • US blames Syria and Iran for fueling Mideast violence Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Jul 12 3:57 PM
    (Rostock, Germany-AP) July 12, 2006 - The US is blaming Syria and Iran for the kidnapping of two more Israeli soldiers and an eruption of violence in the Mideast.

  • Security Council Drafting Resolution on Iran's Nuclear Program Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jul 12 6:05 PM
    The five permanent members of the Security Council began consultations July 12 on a resolution demanding Iran abandon its uranium enrichment program and setting the stage for sanctions if the government in Tehran fails to comply. The meeting was held after the foreign ministers of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, along with the high representative of the

  • U.S. Blames Syria, Iran For Israel Clash Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Jul 12 10:48 AM
    The United States blamed Syria and Iran on Wednesday for the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers by Hezbollah militants and an eruption of violence along the southern border of Lebanon. Israel: Lebanon Clash 'An Act Of War'

  • World powers refer Iran back to UN Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jul 12 5:08 PM
    World powers say they will refer Iran back to the United Nations Security Council after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • World powers send Iran dispute to UN Security Council for possible sanctions Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 12 10:16 AM
    PARIS (AP) - World powers agreed Wednesday to send Iran back to the UN Security Council for possible punishment, saying Tehran has given no sign it means to negotiate seriously over its disputed nuclear program.

  • World powers to send Iran to Security Council: official Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jul 12 11:56 AM
    PARIS : World powers meeting in Paris upped the stakes over Iran's nuclear programme on Wednesday, agreeing to send Tehran back to the UN Security Council and raising the threat of sanctions over its refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • President: Iran will not give up nuclear right Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 12 1:29 PM
    Foreign ministers of the USA, France, Britain, Germany, Russia, as well as China deputy FM met today in Paris to consider the implementation process of a proposal being led by the Europeans offering Iran a package of incentives related to stopping of nuclear fuel making.

  • Syrian VP: We defend Iran's nuclear right in intl' communities Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 12 2:36 PM
    Iran - Syria - Larijani Syrian Vice-President Farouk al-Shara said Wednesday Syria will insist on Iran's inalienable rights to use nuclear technology in international communities and in the meeting with Arab and foreign officials.

  • Larijani says Iran can provide Europe with energy security Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 12 2:36 PM
    Euronews - Larijani Interview Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Larijani said Wednesday that Iran is ready to take steps needed to continue with negotiations and constructive interaction with the EU.

  • Iran, Syria support people's resistance to occupation of region Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 12 1:30 PM
    Iran's visiting Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Larijani in a meeting with Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muaallem today supported "the resistance of regional people to foreign troops occupying the region."

  • Bulgarian FM: Iran's role in the world developments 'important' Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 12 12:50 PM
    Bulgaria - Iran - Meeting Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ivaylo Kalfin in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Sofia Fereydoun Haqbin on Wednesday called Iran as a powerful country in the region and described Iran's role in the world and regional developments 'important.'

  • World powers refer Iran to UN Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 12 11:59 AM
    WORLD powers said today they would refer Iran to the United Nations Security Council after Tehran failed to respond quickly enough to a package of incentives aimed at defusing a nuclear standoff.

  • Iran faces calls for UN action on nuclear standoff Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 11:34 AM
    The United States led pressure on Tuesday for Iran to face U.N. action after it defied calls for an early response to an offer of incentives aimed at ending a nuclear standoff.

  • Iran vows not to back down, EU 'disappointed' after new talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 12:23 PM
    Iran vowed not to cave in to international pressure over its nuclear plans, as the European Union lamented a lack of progress in talks on a Western offer to defuse the standoff.

  • Iran rules out response to offer this week Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 11:31 AM
    Iran ruled out responding this week to international incentives to suspend its nuclear program, saying Tuesday that the offer contains too many "ambiguities."

  • Iran faces censure at UN as it rejects deadline Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jul 12 4:27 PM
    Iran will be censured at the United Nations over the next two weeks, diplomats said on Wednesday, in the wake of a crisis meeting of foreign ministers from the worlds big powers.