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  • Yemen supports Iran's right to peaceful nuclear programme Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 12:15 PM
    President Ali Abdullah Saleh reportedly said Yemen supports Iran's right to enrich uranium for "peaceful purposes."

  • Iran's main reformist party elects new chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 12:22 PM
    Iran's main reformist political party, the Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), has elected Mohsen Mirdamadi as its new chief, press reports said.

  • Bush hails UN resolution on Lebanon, blames Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 9:52 AM
    US President George W. Bush praised a UN resolution aimed at ending the Lebanon crisis and blamed Hezbollah, Iran and Syria for starting an "unwanted war" in the region.

  • Iran presses Shi'ites to step up Iraq attacks: NYT Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 11:46 PM
    Iran is pressing Shi'ite militias to step up attacks against the U.S.-led forces in Iraq in retaliation for the Israeli assault on Lebanon, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq told The New York Times in an interview.

  • Iran's Nuclear Defiance Troubles White House Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 12 9:13 AM
    The Bush administration remains frustrated with Iran's continued refusal to stop a program to enrich uranium. But there are deep divisions inside the administration with how to address the Iranian threat.

  • U.S. Ambassador Says Iran Is Inciting Attacks Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 11 7:03 PM
    Iran is pressing Shiite militias in Iraq to increase attacks in retaliation for the Israeli assault on Lebanon.

  • Iran, Iraq vow to promote energy cooperation Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    Oil ministers of Iran and Iraq met here on Saturday in a bid to promote cooperation and bilateral development in the energy sector between the two neighboring countries, Iranian local Mehr News Agency reported.

  • Iran says it is up to Lebanon, Hezbollah to decide on UN resolution Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Iran said on Saturday that it would be up to the Lebanese government and Hezbollah to decide on whether to accept a UN Security Council resolution aimed at defusing the current Middle East crisis, the official IRNA news agency reported.

  • IRAN: TIMES GET TOUGHER FOR NGOS Open this result in new window
    EurasiaNet.org - Aug 12 1:28 PM
    Facing official restrictions on meaningful participation in political affairs, some Iranians have come to view nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) as a way to get involved and help themselves and others. But hard-liners associated with Irans president have expressed misgivings about NGOs.

  • Iran becomes the latest player in prophecyChurch briefs Open this result in new window
    Rapid City Journal - 4 minutes ago
    The latest Mideast conflict adds to long-term tensions roused by the anti-Israel fulminations and nuclear ambitions of Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

  • US calls on Syria, Iran to honor UN resolution on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 5:16 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Iran and Syria to respect the terms of a resolution adopted by the UN Security Council in a bid to end a month of fighting between their ally Hezbollah and Israel.

  • Turkey Encourages Iran to Accept Western Incentive Package Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 12 2:12 PM
    During the Gul-Mottaki meeting the nuclear tension between Iran and the West was also discussed. Iran is expected to respond to the offer made on August 22 by Germany and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to halt its nuclear activities in return for incentives.

  • Yemen supports Iran's right to peaceful N-plan Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:15 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Yemen supports Iran's right to enrich uranium for "peaceful purposes", the official news agency Saba reported.

  • Iran's main reformist party elects new chief Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:30 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Iran's main reformist political party, the Islamic Iran Participation Front (IIPF), has elected Mohsen Mirdamadi as its new chief, press reports said Saturday, AFP reported.

  • Iran vows to rein in media in new morality clampdown Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 10:30 AM
    Iran's conservative Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Mohammad-Hossein Saffar-Harandi vowed to rein in the media as part of a new clampdown on "wicked manifestations in society."

  • Bush hails UN orders on Lebanon, blames Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:30 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - US President George W Bush praised a UN resolution aimed at ending the Lebanon crisis and blamed Hezbollah, Iran and Syria for starting an "unwanted war" in the region, AFP reported.

  • Yemen supports Irans right to peaceful nuclear programme Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 10:56 AM
    SANAA - President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Yemen supports Irans right to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes, the official news agency Saba reported Saturday.

  • Iran-Tunisia air transportation bill sent to Majlis Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 1:46 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - The bill on Iran and Tunisia air transportation agreement was presented to the Majlis (Irans parliament) by President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, MNA reported.

  • Iran athletics team arrives in Beijing Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:00 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Irans track-and-field team arrived in the Chinese capital Beijing to take part in the 11th world youth meet, MNA reported.

  • Iran beats US at world women canoe polo meet Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 1:45 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Irans women canoeists edged past the United States 4-2 in the world competitions in Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, MNA reported.

  • Iran orders major daily to replace director Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:00 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Iran's conservative press watchdog has ordered a major moderate broadsheet, the Shargh, to replace its director, an official from the newspaper told AFP.

  • Iran's Moradi extends winning streak in Dresden Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 1:45 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Irans chess grandmaster Elshan Moradi celebrated his seventh consecutive win over his Azerbaijani opponent in an international tournament in Dresden, Germany, MNA reported.

  • Ancient coin discovered in Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:00 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - A historical coin dating back to the Safavid era was discovered in Yazd, a historical city in Iran, said a police official, IRNA reported.

  • Iran beats U.S. at world women's canoe polo meet Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 12 8:26 AM
    Iran's women canoeists edged past the United States 4-2 in the world competitions in Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, Saturday -MNA

  • US Senators Press China on Missile Sales to Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 12 8:26 AM
    A group of U.S. senators visiting China to discuss trade and security have questioned Beijing about reports that missiles it sold to Iran ended up in the hands of the militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon. -VOA

  • Iran says its nuclear program is "irreversible" Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Aug 12 5:26 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran In yet another rejection of a Friday U-N Security Council deadline to cease enriching uranium, Iran says its nuclear program is irreversible.

  • Iran, Iraq discuss oil exchange deal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 12:19 PM
    Iranian and Iraqi oil ministers reportedly discussed details of a plan for Tehran to provide refined products in return for Iraqi crude.

  • Bush hails UN resolution on Lebanon, blames Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 7:17 AM
    CRAWFORD,Texas - US President George W. Bush on Saturday praised a UN resolution aimed at ending the Lebanon crisis and blamed Hezbollah, Iran and Syria for starting an unwanted war in the region.

  • Moderate earthquake shakes southern Iran, 70 slightly hurt Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Aug 12 5:26 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran A moderate earthquake has caused injuries and damage in Iran.

  • Quake jolts northwestern Iran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 2:48 AM
    Iran - Kashksaray - Quake An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale hit the city of Kashksaray in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan Saturday.

  • Iran's FM discusses issues of mutual interests with Turkish PM Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 4:55 AM
    Iran - Turkey - Mottaki Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki met here on Friday afternoon with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Senators press China on Iran, N.Korea Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 3:36 AM
    A group of U.S. senators pressed China on its ties with North Korea and Iran, they said on Friday as they neared the end of a visit that covered Washington's often volatile trade and security links with the rising Asian power.

  • Iran Touts New Auto Plant in Belarus Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 11 1:21 PM
    Iran's industry minister inaugurated a new assembly plant for Iranian-designed cars in Belarus on Friday, wrapping up a four-day visit to this ex-Soviet nation and pledging to further bolster ties.

  • Iran inaugurates `Samand' car assembly line in Belarus Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 2:43 AM
    Iran - Belarus - Samand An assembly line for Iranian `Samand' cars was inaugurated in Unison Company in the Belarussian capital, Minsk, on Saturday in the presence of Iranian Minister of Mines and Industries Alireza Tahmasbi.

  • Iran, Turkey Pushing For Balanced UNSC Resolution On Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Aug 12 12:58 AM
    LONDON, Aug 12 (Bernama) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said Iran and Turkey were pushing for adoption of a balanced resolution by the United Nations Security Council to end the crisis in Lebanon.

  • Six die in helicopter crash near Iran's highest peak Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 2:34 AM
    Six Iranians were killed in a helicopter crash as they tried to resupply a mountaineers' hut on Iran's largest peak, the 5,670 metre (18,600 foot) Mount Damavand.

  • Iran says UN resolution serves Zionist regime Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 2:32 AM
    TEHERAN, Aug 12, 2006 (AFP) - Iran said Saturday that the UN resolution aimed at ending the warfare Israel and Lebanons Shiite Muslim Hezbollah group was biased and served only the interests of the Jewish state.

  • Syria and Iran: no talking to the devil Open this result in new window
    Radio Netherlands - Aug 12 7:39 AM
    Israel and the United States both believe that the Jewish State is not at war with Hizbollah alone, but that Syria and Iran are loitering in the background.

  • Iran's Pak envoy highlights tourism cooperation Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 1:25 AM
    Iran - Pakistan - Tourism ties Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian said Tehran-Islamabad cooperation in the tourism sector has been raised in an effort to boost bilateral ties.

  • US calls on Iran to respect Lebanese sovereignty Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 3:46 AM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Iran and Syria to respect Lebanese sovereignty as the UN Security Council prepared Friday to adopt a resolution aimed at ending the conflict in Lebanon, AFP reported.

  • Outgoing ambassador optimistic Iran-Tajik ties would reach greater heights Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 12:25 AM
    Iran - Tajikistan - Ties Outgoing Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan Naser Sarmadi-Parsa said Iran-Tajikistan ties were expanding and that bilateral relations would reach greater heights in the near future.

  • Language of threat ineffective regarding Iran's N-case: envoy Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 12 12:10 AM
    Iran - Thailand - Nuclear Iranian Ambassador to Thailand Mohsen Pak-Ayeen said in Bangkok on Friday that use of threatening language would not be effective in achieving desired goals in Iran's nuclear case.

  • Iran's FM in Yemen to discuss mutual ties, regional issues Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 11:40 PM
    Yemen - Iran - FM Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, early Saturday to discuss avenues for bolstering bilateral relations as well as regional issues, particularly the ongoing war in Lebanon.

  • Iran likely to defy UN on nuclear package Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Aug 12 1:16 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is preparing to confront the United States and the United Nations Security Council over Iran's nuclear activities, partly to divert attention from the country's worsening economic problems, Tehran sources say.

  • Iran, Turkey pushing for balanced UNSC resolution on Lebanon: Mottaki Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 10:40 PM
    Iran - Turkey - Mideast Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said Iran and Turkey were pushing for adoption of a balanced resolution by the United Nations Security Council to end the crisis in Lebanon.

  • US calls on Syria, Iran to honour UN resolution on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 11 9:03 PM
    UNITED NATIONS - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Iran and Syria to respect the terms of a resolution adopted by the UN Security Council on Friday in a bid to end a month of fighting between their ally, Hezbollah, and Israel.

  • Iran tightens media laws Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 11 9:29 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has implemented a new law allowing the government to appoint jurors in cases involving the press, reported the AFP citing the Iran Daily.

  • Syria, Iran warned to honour UN plan Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 11 5:44 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Iran and Syria to respect the terms of a resolution adopted by the UN Security Council overnight in a bid to end a month of fighting between their ally, Hezbollah, and Israel.

  • Iran, IDBs fourth largest stockholder Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 5:00 PM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - Iran has every right to utilize the new programs offered by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) noted the managing director of Irans Export Development Bank, MNA reported.

  • US Senators Press China on Missile Sales to Iran Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 11 9:05 AM
    A group of U.S. senators visiting China to discuss trade and security have questioned Beijing about reports that missiles it sold to Iran ended up in the hands of the militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon.

  • Iran establishes new car assembly plant in Belarus Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    A new assembly plant for Iranian- designed cars has been inaugurated by Iranian Minister of Industries Ali-Reza Tahmasbi in the Belorussian capital of Minsk, the official IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.

  • IDB mulling $1.5 bln loan to Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 5:01 PM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has agreed to consider granting a $1bln and 500 mln loan to Iran within the next three years, the Economy and Financial Affairs Ministry announced, according to MNA.

  • Iran's mobile phone subscribers to reach 15 mln Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 4:45 PM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - The total number of the SIM cards in Iran will reach 15 mln by February 19, 2007, the head OF Mobile Communications Companys directorate said, MNA reported.

  • Bush, Blair should apologise to Iran: professor Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 2:15 PM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - US President George W Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair should drop their confrontational policies and apologise to Iran to resolve the current stand-off over its nuclear programme, according to Professor Jean-Pierre Lehmann, IRNA reported.

  • Iran's FM in Turkey for talks on Mideast crisis Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 11 11:26 AM
    Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in Istanbul on Friday on a short visit to discuss the Middle East conflict with his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Mottaki told journalists at the airport "messages will be sent" on the crisis during his talks with the Turkish leaders, the Anatolia press agency reported.

  • Iran Participation Front selects new chief Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 2:14 PM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - Members of the Central Council of Islamic Iran Participation Front selected Mohsen Mirdamadi as the new secretary general of this political party, IRNA reported.

  • West softens UN draft on Iran Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Aug 11 1:58 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Western powers watered down a draft U.N. Security Council on reining in Irans nuclear ambitions but still called on Tehran to suspend uranium-enrichment efforts that could be used to make a bomb.

  • Iran rejects 'illegal' nuclear demands Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 8:31 AM
    Iran has again rejected an end-of-the-month UN Security Council deadline to suspend sensitive nuclear fuel work saying it would not accept "illegal international obligations".

  • Iran: Tehran Protests U.S. Treatment Of Would-Be Visitors Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 11 8:42 AM
    Iran is protesting the detention and fingerprinting of a group of Iranian academics and engineers when they tried to enter the United States to attend a scientific gathering. They all had valid entry visas and were bound for a northern Californian reunion organized by alumni of Tehran's prestigious Sharif University of Technology on August 4-6. Iranians living in the United States have expressed

  • Iran ships 82 tons in aid to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 11 8:41 AM
    Since Israel waged all-out offensive against Lebanon, the Islamic Republic of Iran has donated 82 tons of humanitarian aid to the people of Lebanon, an Iranian official said. -IRNA

  • Bush, Blair should apologise to Iran: French professor Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 8:55 AM
    Iran - Swiss Professor US President George W Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair should drop their confrontational policies and apologise to Iran to resolve the current stand-off over its nuclear programme, according to Professor Jean-Pierre Lehmann.

  • Times Get Tougher For NGOs in Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 11 8:42 AM
    Facing official restrictions on meaningful participation in political affairs, some Iranians have come to view nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) as a way to get involved and help themselves and others. But hard-liners associated with Iran's president have expressed misgivings about NGOs. -RFE

  • Iran's mobile phone subscribers to reach 15m by Feb. 2007 Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 11 8:40 AM
    The total number of the SIM cards in Iran will reach 15 million by February 19, 2007, the head OF Mobile Communications Company's directorate said here on Friday. -MNA

  • Six killed in Iran helicopter crash Open this result in new window
    Sify News - Aug 11 12:12 PM
    Six people were killed when a cargo helicopter crashed in northern Iran on Friday, state-run television reported.

  • Iran urges foreign forces to leave Iraq after Najaf attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 7:31 AM
    Shiite Iran has called for foreign troops to leave war-torn Iraq following a deadly bombing near one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines in the southern city of Najaf.

  • Bush welcomes UN Mideast resolution Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 12 6:55 AM
    President Bush welcomed a U.N. resolution on Saturday aimed at stopping the fighting between Israel and Hizbollah, saying the guerrilla group and its sponsors Iran and Syria had brought an "unwanted" war to the region.

  • Iran cinema booms as people crave smiles over style Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 12:43 PM
    International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost banknote.

  • Iran's FM arrives in Turkey for Middle East talks Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 9:46 AM
    LONDON, August 11 (IranMania) - According to an AFP report, Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in Istanbul on Friday on a short visit to discuss the Middle East conflict with his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

  • Harry Shearer: Fantasy Assignment Desk: Who Was Watching Iran? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 11 4:03 AM
    EDINBURGH--This is a special moment. Emboldened as usual by failure, the neocon cohort is still cohesive and aggressive, not yet arrived at the necessity of organizing the circular firing squad to deal with the inevitable "who lost Iraq/Iran/Middle East" finger-pointing. So your assignment needs to be done now, before memories are made to fade and documents to disappear. We need solid,

  • Iran vows to rein in media in new clampdown Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 9:46 AM
    LONDON, August 11 (IranMania) - Iran's conservative Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Mohammad-Hossein Saffar-Harandi vowed Friday to rein in the media as part of a new clampdown on "wicked manifestations in society", AFP reported.

  • Iran wants 'religious empire' in Middle East: Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 5:44 AM
    Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres has urged the international community to prevent Iran from imposing a "religious empire" across the Middle East.

  • Iran, Italy FMs due in Egypt for Lebanon talks Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 9:45 AM
    LONDON, August 11 (IranMania) - The foreign ministers of Iran and Italy are due in Cairo within the next few days for talks with Egyptian officials on the conflict in Lebanon, a diplomatic source said Friday, according to an AFP report.

  • Six people killed in Iran helicopter crash Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Aug 11 6:46 AM
    Six people were killed when a cargo helicopter crashed in northern Iran early on Friday, state-run television reported. The pilots lost control of the helicopter, killing three of the passengers when they fell out of the aircraft while it was still flying, the report said.

  • Russia, Iran presidents discuss Middle East conflict on phone Open this result in new window
    Russian Information Agency Novosti - Aug 11 9:01 AM
    MOSCOW, August 11 (RIA Novosti) - The presidents of Russia and Iran discussed the situation in the Middle East in a telephone conversation Friday, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.

  • Mottaki: Iran, Turkey jointly concerned over Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 5:25 AM
    Iran - Turkey - Mottaki Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday that Iran and Turkey share a common concern on the ongoing developments in Lebanon.

  • 6 die in helicopter crash near Iran's highest peak Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 11 9:47 AM
    LONDON, August 11 (IranMania) - Six Iranians were killed in a helicopter crash Friday as they tried to resupply a mountaineers' hut on Iran's largest peak, the 5,670 metre (18,600 foot) Mount Damavand, Iranian state radio reported.

  • Iran: Objections Arise Over U.S. Treatment Of Would-Be Visitors Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Aug 11 5:55 AM
    Iran is protesting the detention and fingerprinting of a group of Iranian academics and engineers when they tried to enter the United States to attend a scientific gathering. They all had valid entry visas and were bound for a northern Californian reunion organized by alumni of Tehran's prestigious Sharif University of Technology on August 4-6. Iran's Foreign Ministry has reportedly sent a

  • Iran's Foreign Minister arrives in Turkey Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 5:25 AM
    Iran - Turkey - Mottaki Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday to hold talks with Turkish officials.

  • Israel downs Iran UAV over coast near Lebanon border Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 12 7:44 AM
    TEL AVIV Israel has destroyed a Hizbullah unmanned aerial vehicle that entered the nation's air space.

  • Iran, Indonesia to build petrochemical plant Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 1:45 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - A high-ranking Indonesian oil delegation led by the representative of the Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met in Tehran, with Iranian Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh, MNA reported.

  • Iran, Iraq Ministers discuss oil exchange deal Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:00 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Iranian and Iraqi Oil Ministers discussed details of a plan for Tehran to provide refined products in return for Iraqi crude, the state news agency IRNA reported.

  • UN order 'new setback for Zionist regime': Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:15 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - The UN resolution aimed at ending the war between Israel and Hezbollah represents a new setback for the 'Zionist' regime, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki was quoted as saying, AFP reported.

  • Iran's FM meets with Turkish PM Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 2:00 PM
    LONDON, August 13 (IranMania) - Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki met with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, IRNA reported.

  • Iran inaugurates `Samand' car assembly line in Belarus Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 12 8:25 AM
    An assembly line for Iranian `Samand' cars was inaugurated in Unison Company in the Belarussian capital, Minsk, on Saturday in the presence of Iranian Minister of Mines and Industries Alireza Tahmasbi. -IRNA

  • CORRECTED: Iran says West dragging feet on Middle East truce Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 10 1:40 AM
    (Removes word "not" in paragraph to make clear the United Nations has passed a resolution in Iran)

  • Iran Press: Editorial Stresses Importance of Media Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 12 9:22 AM
    Text of editorial by Iranian newspaper Aftab-e Yazd website on 10 August About midnight on Tuesday [presumably 8 Aug 2006] various television networks broadcast live the debates in the open session of the UN Security Council on Lebanon.

  • Iran ships 82 tons in aid to Lebanon Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 11 2:10 AM
    Iran - Lebanon - Aid Since Israel waged all-out offensive against Lebanon, the Islamic Republic of Iran has donated 82 tons of humanitarian aid to the people of Lebanon, an Iranian official said.

  • Iran, Iraq discuss oil exchange deal Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 12 8:11 AM
    TEHERAN - Iranian and Iraqi oil ministers on Saturday discussed details of a plan for Teheran to provide refined products in return for Iraqi crude, the state news agency IRNA reported.

  • Statement by Minister MacKay on the Banning of the Center for Defense of Human Rights by Iran Open this result in new window
    Government of Canada News - Aug 11 7:04 AM
    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, today made the following statement concerning the Center for Defense of Human Rights in Iran:

  • 'India will not be dictated on Iran' Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Aug 10 10:48 PM
    With India unwilling to accept dictation from external powers, relations between India and Iran may cause policy differences between New Delhi and Washington, says a new Congressional study.

  • Iranian MP slams West's "unstable approach" towards nuclear case Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    An Iranian member of the parliament warned Saturday that the West may demand more concession from Iran even if the Islamic Republic agrees to suspend its uranium enrichment, local Fars News Agency reported.

  • Nuke Iran Idea Dropped At Insistence of Chiefs Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Aug 10 8:05 PM
    President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney abandoned a plan to include the possible use of a nuclear device to destroy Irans uranium-enrichment plant at Natanz because of Pentagon opposition, investigative reporter Seymour Hersh has said.

  • 'India will not be dictated on Iran' Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 10 9:45 PM
    By Arun Kumar, Washington, Aug 11: With India unwilling to accept dictation from external powers, India-Iran relations may cause policy differences between New Delhi and Washington but is unlikely to derail their own "global partnership", according to a new Congressional study.

  • Iran accuses U.S. of violating NPT on nuke issue Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 10 6:40 PM
    Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki on Wednesday lashed out at the United States for violating Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) on Iran's disputed nuclear program, the local Fars news agency reported Thursday.

  • Blair in bid to oust top UN nuclear inspector Open this result in new window
    Scotland on Sunday - Aug 12 5:00 PM
    BRITAIN tried to oust the man leading the international campaign to stop Iran developing a nuclear weapons programme while he was in the middle of negotiations with Tehran, Scotland on Sunday can reveal.

  • Iran says UN resolution 'serves Zionist regime' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 12 3:46 AM
    LONDON, August 12 (IranMania) - According to an AFP report, Tehran said Saturday that the UN resolution aimed at ending the warfare Israel and Lebanon's Shiite Muslim Hezbollah group was biased and served only the interests of the Jewish state.

  • Italian hits gold at China Taekwondo Open Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 36 minutes ago
    Italian Sarmiento Mauro defeated Vahid Abdollahi of Iran to win the men's 80kg final in the 2006 China Taekwondo Open here on Saturday.

  • Iran will continue nuclear work "to the maximum scope:" ambassador Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 10 5:25 PM
    Iran will continue its nuclear work "to the maximum scope" within the non-proliferation regime, but will give a reply to an international nuclear offer by Aug. 22 as announced, Iran's ambassador to Russia said on Thursday.

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    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 11 6:56 PM
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  • Canada protests Iranian ban on Nobel laureate's rights group Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 11 3:54 PM
    Canada said Iran's ban of a human rights group led by Iranian Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi was a violation of the group's rights and called for the order to be lifted.