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  • Iran president: Israel doomed to 'destruction' by Lebanon Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jul 23 7:49 AM
    Iran's president declared Sunday that Israel had "pushed the button of its own destruction" by launching a military campaign against the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon.

  • Iran warns UN against tough nuclear resolution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 4:08 AM
    Iran has warned it would retaliate if the UN Security Council passed a resolution ordering it to stop sensitive nuclear work, but also made a fresh appeal for negotiations "without preconditions".

  • Iran guarded on quitting NPT over atomic pressure Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 1:50 AM
    Iran responded cautiously on Sunday to suggestions it would follow North Korea out of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if the U.N. Security Council passed a tough resolution against its atomic work.

  • Russia Says No Rush on Iran Security Council Resolution Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    The U.N. Security Council is in no rush to pressure Iran over its suspect nuclear program, Russia said Wednesday, striking a more conciliatory tone than the United States as diplomats began discussing a resolution to put legal muscle behind demands that Tehran suspend uranium enrichment.

  • Iran unlikely to meet UN nuclear demands - Straw Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Britain does not expect Iran to comply with U.N. demands to halt uranium enrichment by the end of April, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said on Wednesday.

  • Iran asks Switzerland to host nuclear talks: newspaper Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 23 6:04 PM
    Iran has asked Switzerland to host an international conference to help resolve issues related to its nuclear program, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.

  • Big boot for veteran Iran skipper Open this result in new window
    The Electric New Paper - Jul 23 3:10 PM
    VETERAN Iranian captain Ali Daei will almost call it a day at international level. This comes after Iran's new coach made the first change to the team following the poor performances at the recent World Cup Finals.

  • Iran's Bajgiran border terminal to open Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Director General of the Transit and Border Terminal Department of Iran's Roads and Transportation Organization, Mohammad-Javad Atrchian, said that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Turkmen counterpart will inaugurate Bajgiran border terminal, along with Hudan terminal in Turkmenistan's territory, on Tuesday.

  • Iran summons swimmers to national camp Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Iran called up 12 swimmers of different age groups to attend the second-stage training sessions, MNA reported.

  • Iran can be regional hub for electricity swap Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Iran could turn into a hub for regional electricity exchanges by rearranging its power transmission networks, said the head of Electricity Market, Alireza Khojasteh.

  • Iran dubbing Peter Jackson's "King Kong" Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Veteran dubber Jalal Maqami and co are making the acclaimed director Peter Jacksons King Kong ready for the summertime airing of the blockbuster in Iran, MNA reported.

  • Russia throws monkey wrench into deliberation on Iran nukes Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    VIENNA, Austria - Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Iran's nuclear defiance, U.N. diplomats said yesterday.

  • Iran to play friendlies before Asian Nations Cup Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Irans new football manager Amir Qale-Noii said his team will play a warm-up against either the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or Jordan and a friendly against domestic side ahead of the Asian Nations Cup, MNA reported.

  • Iran's crude for gasoline swaps 150% Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Iran exported about $1bln and 552 mln worth crude oil in exchange for gasoline during March 21-June 21, the first quarter of the current Iranian year, which is 150% higher than the figure stipulated in the budget target, IRNA reported.

  • Russian opposition threatens unity on Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 1:44 PM
    Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Iran's nuclear defiance, U.N. diplomats said Saturday.

  • Iran jolt to gas plans Open this result in new window
    The Statesman - Jul 23 2:10 PM
    Press Trust of India NEW DELHI, July 23: In a major blow to Indias plans to source gas from Iran to meet its energy needs, Teheran today said there were difficulties in honouring the $22 billion contract to sell Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to New Delhi.

  • Iran sees difficulties in implementing gas deal Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Jul 23 2:13 PM
    NEW DELHI: In a major blow to India's plans to source gas from Iran to meet its energy needs, Teheran on Sunday said there were "difficulties" in honouring the $22 billion contract to sell Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to New Delhi. "I think ...

  • Pressuring Hizbollah, Iran, Syria key: Bush Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 12:35 PM
    President George W. Bush on Saturday launched a round of diplomacy on the crisis in southern Lebanon, saying the United States would urge Arab leaders to help pressure Hizbollah as well as Syria and Iran.

  • Iran's Daei gets the boot Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 11:12 AM
    Veteran Iranian captain Ali Daei has been given the boot from the national squad, Iran's new coach said as he made the first change to the team following its lacklustre World Cup performance.

  • IRAN: WEAK ECONOMY CHALLENGES POPULIST PRESIDENT Open this result in new window
    EurasiaNet.org - Jul 23 7:36 AM
    The biggest problems facing elected officials in Iran are economic ones, particularly double-digit unemployment and inflation.

  • There are difficulties in honouring LNG project: Iran Open this result in new window
    The Economic Times - Jul 23 2:45 PM
    NEW DELHI: In a major blow to Indias plans to source gas from Iran to meet its energy needs, Tehran on Sunday said there are difficulties in honouring the $22 bn contract to sell Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to New Delhi.

  • ANALYSIS - Saudi military spending rising to meet Iran threat Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 23 6:29 AM
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is expanding its military arsenal to counter what it sees as Iran's growing influence in a region convulsed by violence.

  • Rice to seek pressure on Iran, Syria: Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 11:49 AM
    US President George W. Bush said that one of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's chief goals on her upcoming Middle East trip would be to try to isolate Iran and Syria.

  • U.S. Plan Seeks to Wedge Syria Away From Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 22 11:05 AM
    As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice heads to Israel, U.S. officials are seeking ways to peel Syria away from its alliance of convenience with Iran.

  • Iran says LNG supply agreement with India in trouble Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jul 23 2:16 PM
    New Delhi: India's $20 billion (Dh73.56 billion) deal to buy liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from Iran over 25 years has run into trouble, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying yesterday.

  • In Irans Streets, Aid for an Ally Stirs Resentment and Anxieties Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 22 9:35 AM
    Iran has been Hezbollahs prime patron for decades, but Iranian officials insist they had nothing to do with the events that set off the crisis between Israel and Lebanon.

  • Iran president: Israel doomed to 'destruction' by Lebanon offensive Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 23 6:24 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president declared Sunday that Israel had "pushed the button of its own destruction" by launching a military campaign against the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia...

  • RP zaps Iran to cap promotion Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Jul 23 9:27 AM
    Behind its pair of foreign-born stars, the Philippine team defeated Iran, 3-0, Sunday to rule the 2006 Davis Cup Asia Oceania Zone III tournament at the Manila Polo Club in Makati City.

  • Iran rebuff hindered by Russia Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Jul 23 6:04 AM
    VIENNA, Austria - Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Iran's defiance on its nuclear program, U.N. diplomats said Saturday.

  • Iran: Khorasan Province's Drought Problems, Allocations Discussed Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 23 10:53 AM
    Text of report by Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Khorasan Provincial TV on 20 July A 1.8-billion rial credit has been allocated to Khorasan-e Razavi's executive organs to be used for compensation pay in relation with damages incurred by the drought.

  • Iran denies help from Pakistan Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 23 2:59 PM
    NEW DELHI: Iran's foreign minister said his country does not want nuclear weapons and that it received no help from Pakistan or its discredited nuclear scientist A Q Khan in its atomic programme, according to a TV interview broadcast yesterday.Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki's comments to New Delhi Television contradict Pakistan's repeated assertions that Khan sold centrifuges to Iran to

  • Iran will never enter Israel-Lebanon war: general Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jul 23 9:56 AM
    Iran will never militarily interfere in the war between Israel and Lebanon, Chairman of the Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Seyyed Hassan Firuzabadi said on Saturday. -Mehr

  • MP: UNSC possible resolution against Iran may lead to suspension of its NPT membership Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 23 9:51 AM
    Iran - Boroujerdi - Resolution Head of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi in a meeting with the British Ambassador to Tehran Geoffrey Adams said that any possible resolution to be issued against Iran's nuclear programs by the UN Security Council may result in the suspension of the country's membership in NPT.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad tells Israel to pack up and go Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 23 12:49 PM
    LONDON, July 24 (IranMania) - Hardline Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told arch-foe Israel to "pack up" and move somewhere outside the Middle East, Iran's State News Agency (IRNA) reported.

  • Iran warns UN against tough nuclear resolution Open this result in new window
    Nine O'Clock - Jul 23 1:03 PM
    TEHRAN - Iran warned Sunday it would retaliate if the UN Security Council passed a resolution ordering it to stop sensitive nuclear work, but also made a fresh appeal for negotiations without preconditions.

  • Why Iran Isn't Cheering Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jul 23 3:02 PM
    Hizballah may be Tehran's client, but the conflict hasn't been welcomed by many Iranians

  • U.N. draft on Iran in jeopardy Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Jul 23 4:26 AM
    VIENNA, Austria Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Irans nuclear defiance, U.N. diplomats said yesterday.

  • Russia Shifts Stance Over Iran in UN Open this result in new window
    The Moscow Times - Jul 23 12:55 PM
    VIENNA -- Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Iran's nuclear defiance, UN diplomats said.

  • Iran willing to discuss nuclear enrichment Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 23 8:14 AM
    TEHRAN, July 23 (UPI) -- Iran is prepared to negotiate on its nuclear program, including nuclear enrichment, with no preconditions, an official said Sunday.

  • 'Difficulties' hit India's gas deal with Iran Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 23 3:00 PM
    NEW DELHI: India's $20 billion deal to buy liquefied natural gas, or LNG, from Iran over 25 years has run into trouble, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying yesterday.

  • Iran can become regional hub for electricity swap Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 23 9:13 AM
    Iran - Electricity Iran could turn into a hub for regional electricity exchanges by rearranging its power transmission networks, said the head of Electricity Market, Alireza Khojasteh.

  • Iran expresses difficulties in selling gas to India Open this result in new window
    Navhind Times - Jul 23 1:56 PM
    New Delhi, July 23: In a major blow to Indias plans to source gas from Iran to meet its energy needs, Tehran today said there are difficulties in honouring the $ 22 billion contract to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to New Delhi.

  • India-Iran gas pipeline deal in trouble for pricing dispute Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jul 23 11:12 AM
    An ambitious deal to build a gas pipeline between India and Iran through Pakistan has run into trouble, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying Sunday.

  • Iran asks Switzerland to host nuclear meeting - paper Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 23 3:25 AM
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran has asked Switzerland to organise an international conference to resolve its stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme, a Swiss newspaper reported on Sunday.

  • Russia now opposes key parts of Iran draft Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 22 7:37 AM
    Russia is unexpectedly opposing key parts of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution on Iran's nuclear program, threatening international unity on how to handle Tehran's defiance, U.N. diplomats said Saturday.

  • GAIL expresses concern over projects in Iran Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jul 23 10:44 AM
    State gas utility Gail (India) Ltd has expressed concerns regarding its projects with Iran, which are embroiled in various geo-political issues. "There are uncertainties involved due to the geopolitical developments in the country.

  • Iran had no help from Pakistan with nuclear program: Iranian foreign minister Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 23 6:10 AM
    NEW DELHI - Irans foreign minister said his country does not want nuclear weapons and that it received no help from Pakistan or its discredited nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan in its atomic program, according to a TV interview broadcast on Sunday.

  • In Iran's streets, aid sent to allies stirs resentment Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Jul 23 12:05 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran There is a huge amount of anger in Iran about what is happening in Lebanon, but it is not all the result of Israeli bombs, missiles and artillery.

  • Iran 'asks Swiss to host nuke talks' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 23 3:30 AM
    IRAN has asked Switzerland to organise an international conference to resolve its stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme, a Swiss newspaper reported today.

  • Iran warns UN against tough nuclear resolution Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 23 4:23 AM
    Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi gestures as he briefs the media in Tehran, June 2006. Iran has warned it would retaliate if the UN Security Council passed a resolution ordering it to stop sensitive nuclear work, but also made a fresh appeal for negotiations "without preconditions".

  • Iran Says Pipeline Deal With India In Trouble Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Jul 23 5:33 AM
    July 23, 2006 -- Iran's Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki said today that the possibility of extending a gas pipeline between Iran and Pakistan to India has run into trouble.

  • U.S. plan: Drive a wedge between Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Jul 23 12:18 AM
    As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice travels to Israel today, Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central to any plans to resolve the crisis in the Middle East, and they are seeking ways to peel Syria away from its alliance of convenience with Iran.

  • Iran ready to settle N-case through talks: Asefi Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 23 4:35 AM
    Iran - Asefi - Nuclear Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi here Sunday said Iran was ready to settle the nuclear issue through negotiations.

  • Iran hands over 47 Pakistanis to Levies Open this result in new window
    The Pakistan Link - Jul 23 8:08 AM
    TAFTAN: Irans border force handed over 47 Pakistanis to Levies Force here after arresting them for illegal entry in the Iranian territory.

  • Iran gives UN nuclear warning Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 23 1:59 AM
    IRAN warned today it would retaliate if the UN Security Council passed a resolution ordering it to stop sensitive nuclear work, but also made a fresh appeal for negotiations "without preconditions".

  • Russian Opposition Threatens Unity on Iran Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 22 2:07 PM
    Russian Opposition to Key Parts of Security Council Draft Threatens Unity on Iran

  • Iran rejects India's nuclear concerns Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Jul 23 12:43 AM
    Iran says India need not worry about its nuclear programme as it has nothing to do with nuclear weapons, Foreign Minister Manoochehr Motaki has told NDTV.

  • India-Iran gas pipeline in trouble Open this result in new window
    IBN live - Jul 23 4:08 AM
    Iran is offering gas at $7.20 per million British thermal units but India wants to pay only $4.25 per million Btu.

  • IRAN PLANNED HIZBULLAH STRIKE Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jul 23 3:52 AM
    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iran spent more than six months training and planning Hizbullah to prepare for its current war with Israel. Western intelligence sources said the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps held a series of exercises with Hizbullah on the use of new weapons and techniques.

  • Gas pricing to make or mar Iran pipeline talks Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 23 4:22 AM
    By Lola Nayar, New Delhi: As India readies for another round of trilateral talks Aug 3-4 with Pakistan and Iran on the multi-billion dollar pipeline project, the petroleum ministry fears that the gas price issue may mar forward movement.

  • US president steps up criticism of Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    ABC Asia Pacific - Jul 23 2:06 AM
    United States President George W Bush says Syria and Iran's support for Hezbollah is threatening the entire Middle East. Mr Bush was speaking ahead of a visit to the region by the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

  • Iran prepared for nuclear talks without preconditions - official Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Jul 23 1:53 AM
    TEHRAN, July 23 (RIA Novosti) - Iran is prepared to hold negotiations on its nuclear program without any preconditions, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said Sunday.

  • US seeks to pry Syria from Iran in Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 23 12:13 AM
    NEW YORK - The United States, in a bid to resolve the Middle East crisis, is seeking ways to pry Syria away from its alliance of convenience with Iran, The New York Times reported online late Saturday, citing unnamed US government officials.

  • Gail expresses concern over projects in Iran Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Jul 22 10:43 PM
    State gas utility Gail (India) Ltd has expressed concerns regarding its projects with Iran, which are embroiled in geo-political issues.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad tells Israel to pack up and go Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 4:25 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Sunday told arch-foe Israel to "pack up" and move somewhere outside the Middle East.

  • Iran is seeking a higher price for five million tonnes Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Jul 23 12:50 AM
    of LNG it plans to sell to India. Against the maximum price of 3.25 dollars per mBtu agreed to in the 25-year contract in June 2005, Iran is now seeking 5.1 dollars per mBtu. At this price, this would be the costliest long-term LNG deal in the world.

  • Russia Now Opposes Key Parts of Iran Draft Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 22 7:52 AM
    AP NewsBreak: Russia Now Opposes Key Parts of Security Council Draft on Iran

  • Middle East conflict will have consequences for Iran Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 22 8:57 PM
    TEHERAN - Hezbollahs battle against Israel has served as a timely reminder of Irans clout in the Middle East, and diplomats and analysts say the Islamic republic is set to reap or suffer the consequences of the conflict.

  • 'Difficulties' in implementing gas deal with India: Iran Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Jul 23 12:35 AM
    In a major blow to India's plans to source gas from Iran to meet its energy needs, Tehran today said there are "difficulties" in honouring the 22 billion-dollar contract to sell Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) to New Delhi.

  • U.S. trying to split Syria from Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 7:09 AM
    Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central to any plans to resolve the crisis in the Middle East.

  • Briefly: Uranium enrichment negotiable, Iran hints Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 7:09 AM
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  • Iran's Ahmadinejad tells Israel to 'pack up' and leave Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 3:11 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for Israel to "pack up" and move somewhere outside the Middle East.

  • UN Vexed as Russia Opposes Key Parts of Iran Nuclear Resolution Open this result in new window
    Mosnews - Jul 22 11:49 PM
    Russia is unexpectedly opposing key parts of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution on Irans nuclear program, threatening international unity on how to handle Tehrans defiance, UN diplomats quoted by AP said Saturday.

  • U.S. plan seeks to wedge Syria from Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 23 1:35 AM
    Bush administration officials say they recognize Syria is central to any plans to resolve the crisis in the Middle East. Left, the remains of a mosque and religious school, destroyed during Israeli airstrikes on the port city of Sidon, Lebanon.

  • Iran will not accept result of win-loss game: MP Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:20 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - A Majlis deputy said Iran would not accept result of a win-loss game in its nuclear case, IRNA reported.

  • Iran could prop up petrol Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Jul 22 8:56 PM
    Iran could allocate more funds for subsidised petrol imports to avoid rationing, which was due to commence on 23 September, according to Reuters.

  • ME conflict will have consequences for Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:35 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Hezbollah's battle against Israel has served as a timely reminder of Iran's clout in the Middle East, and diplomats and analysts say Tehran is set to reap or suffer the consequences of the conflict, AFP said.

  • Iran's envoy warns about human disaster in ME Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:19 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Iran's ambassador to Montevideo, Capital of Uruguay, warned that if the 'Zionist' regime's military attacks on the innocent people of Lebanon and Palestine do not stop, a big human tragic catastrophe will happen in the Middle East, IRNA reported.

  • Iran leader's warning to Israel Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 23 9:31 AM
    Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tells Israel it is "doomed to destruction" because of its military actions in Lebanon.

  • Iran-Turkmenistan discuss economic ties Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:35 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - The 9th Iran-Turkmenistan Joint Economic Commission session started work, IRNA reported.

  • Human smuggler arrested in Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 10:04 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Police arrested a criminal heading a vast network smuggling people from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh into Iran and then transferring them to European countries.

  • Bush steps up criticism of Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 22 1:50 PM
    US President George W Bush has increased his criticism of Syria and Iran over their support for Hezbollah.

  • Iran, Russia to up road, transport cooperation Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:35 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - An Iranian delegation is to head for Russia to participate in an Iran-Russia Transport Working Committee meeting, IRNA reported.

  • Annan warns Israel on invasion; urges Syria, Iran to join talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 5:37 PM
    UN Secretary General Kofi Annan warned that an Israeli invasion of Lebanon would see a dramatic escalation of Hezbollah attacks and said Syria and Iran should be involved in resolving the crisis.

  • Iran, Italy keen to increase joint investments Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 8:51 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Some Italian companies have made joint investments in Iran and vice versa, indicating that both sides are interested in such business deals, Italian Ambassador Roberto Toscano told ISNA.

  • Minister backs greater public internet use in Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 10:04 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Mohammad Soleimani has admitted that there is a huge gap between Irans current position in terms of Internet use and the relevant international standards, stressing, however, that his ministry has drawn up plans to develop the sector.

  • Iran, Iraq discuss issues of mutual concern Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 9:04 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Iran's Ambassador to Baghdad Hassan Kazemi Qomi conferred with Iraq's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Shirvan Vaeli on issues of mutual concern, IRNA reported.

  • AEOI head to brief Iran's Majlis on N-issue Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 8:35 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - The Majlis Energy Committee announced that Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Director Gholamreza Aqazadeh will brief committee members on the latest developments in Irans nuclear fuel production program, MNA reported.

  • Iran will never enter Israel-Lebanon war: General Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 22 8:19 PM
    LONDON, July 23 (IranMania) - Iran will never militarily interfere in the war between Israel and Lebanon, Chairman of the Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff Major General Seyyed Hassan Firuzabadi said, MNA reported.

  • Iran give skipper Daei the boot Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Jul 22 5:01 PM
    TEHRAN: Veteran Iranian captain Ali Daei has been given the boot from the national squad, Irans new coach said yesterday as he made the first change to the team following its lacklustre World Cup performance.

  • Gifts for Iran: Look what spreading democracy can do Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jul 21 2:50 PM
    The United States is already at war with Iran; but for the time being the battle is being fought through surrogates.

  • French envoy hopeful of agreement on UN draft on Iran nuclear issue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 3:45 PM
    French Ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere expressed hope that the UN Security Council would be able next week to pass a legally binding draft resolution requiring Iran to freeze all uranium enrichment activities.

  • Pressuring Hizbollah, Iran, Syria key: Bush Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 22 3:24 PM
    By Patricia Wilson CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Saturday launched a round of diplomacy on the crisis in southern Lebanon, saying the United States would urge Arab leaders to help pressure Hizbollah as well as Syria and Iran. With U.S.

  • Russia Strains Security Council Unity On Iran Open this result in new window
    KUTV.com - Jul 22 2:19 PM
    (AP) VIENNA, Austria Unexpected Russian opposition to key wording of a U.S.-backed Security Council draft resolution is straining international unity on how to deal with Iran's nuclear defiance, U.N. diplomats said Saturday.

  • Hezbollah nourished by Iran, Syria roots Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 21 1:24 PM
    The Hezbollah military machine that has been attacking Israel draws much of its strength from two shadowy sources that are proving difficult to cut off: Syria and Iran.

  • Japan beats Iran in Kirin Cup decider By Ken Marantz Open this result in new window
    Daily Yomiuri Online - Jul 22 11:45 AM
    Less than 18 hours after losing to Iran, Japan managed to turn things around and walk off with a confidence-boosting victory in the Kirin Cup basketball series.

  • Iran to use reserve dollars to skirt fuel crisis Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 22 7:16 PM
    TEHRAN: Iran's government will try to avoid rationing gasoline from September 23 by seeking to dip into dollar reserves to pay for fuel imports, a member of parliament said yesterday.

  • Aid To Hezbollah Stirs Resentment On Iran's Streets Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - Jul 22 4:20 PM
    There is a huge amount of anger here in Tehran about what is happening in Lebanon, but it is not all the result of Israeli bombs, missiles and artillery. Of course I am angry,'' said Hamid Akbari, 30, a deliveryman. All our income is going to Palestine and Hezbollah." For decades, Iran has been Hezbollah's prime patron, helping create it as a Shiite Muslim militia and then nurture it with

  • Moderate Arabs look to curb militants Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 23 12:20 PM
    Egypt and Saudi Arabia both with strained U.S. ties are working to entice Syria to end support for Hezbollah, a move that is central to resolving the conflict in Lebanon and unhitching Damascus from its alliance-of-convenience with Iran, the Shiite Muslim guerrillas' other main backer, Arab diplomats and analysts said Sunday.

  • Bush steps up criticism of Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 22 2:02 PM
    US President George W Bush has increased his criticism of Syria and Iran over their support for Hezbollah. Dr Rice will make it clear that resolving the crisis demands confronting the terrorist group that launched the attacks and the nations that support it.