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  • Jail for man who tried to export sensors to Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 2:41 PM
    An American-Iranian man was sentenced to a year in prison on Monday for trying to export sensors to Iran that are normally used to detect liquid or gas pressure but could also be used to detonate explosives.

  • Hizbollah fighter tells Israel he trained in Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 11:35 AM
    A Hizbollah fighter captured by Israel has told interrogators he received training in Iran and arrived there on a flight from Syria, a tape of the interrogation released by the Israeli army showed on Monday.

  • Bush raps Syria, Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 10:19 AM
    US President George W. Bush accused Syria and Iran of fomenting "chaos" in the Middle East, and said both knew exactly what they must do to escape US diplomatic crosshairs.

  • German asylum for Iran lesbian Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    A German court grants asylum to an Iranian woman because she would face persecution as a lesbian in Iran.

  • Iran says US or Israeli attack will face "raging sea" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 8:06 AM
    Any U.S. or Israeli attack against Iran will be returned by a force 100 times stronger, the head of the Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, as pressure mounts on Tehran's atomic work and its support for Hizbollah.

  • Syria and Iran must rein in Hizbollah: Bush Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 7:34 AM
    President George W. Bush on Monday blamed Hizbollah for provoking the crisis in Lebanon and called on Syria and Iran to rein in the organization.

  • Iran still plans reply to atomic incentives deal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 4:52 AM
    Iran still plans to reply by August 22 to a big power offer of incentives to stop making nuclear fuel, an official said on Monday, but more senior politicians have already rejected the terms of the package.

  • Iran Says It Will Ignore U.N. Deadline on Uranium Program Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 06 10:49 PM
    The countrys chief national security official maintained that Iran would not halt enrichment as a precondition to negotiations.

  • SoCal man sentenced for attempting to ship sensors to Iran Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Daily News - Aug 07 5:52 PM
    LOS ANGELES - A computer technician was sentenced Monday to a year in prison for trying to ship to Iran more than 100 pressure sensors that could be used as components in explosive devices.

  • Saderat Iran bank told to give back passports of two clients Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    DUBAI The Dubai Court of Appeal has dismissed the plea of Bank Saderat Iran against a lower court verdict ordering the return of passports the bank had allegedly seized illegally as a warranty against the loans of two clients.

  • AFGHANISTAN, IRAN AND TAJIKISTAN PROBE CLOSER ECONOMIC TIES Open this result in new window
    EurasiaNet.org - Aug 07 1:13 PM
    Iran is attempting to cultivate closer ties with Afghanistan and Tajikistan as part of a diplomatic effort to alleviate international pressure over Tehrans nuclear program.

  • Oil holds firm on Iran nuclear vow, Mideast war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 5:30 PM
    Oil prices were steady on Monday with Middle East supply anxiety running high after Iran again invoked its oil exports for political leverage and Lebanon objected to a draft U.N. resolution meant to end the war between Israel and Hizbollah.

  • Iran becomes the latest player in prophecyChurch briefs Open this result in new window
    Rapid City Journal - 6 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.

  • Iran insists it will not freeze nuclear work by Hiedeh Farmani Tehran, Aug 6, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 07 6:58 AM
    Iran insisted Sunday it will not freeze uranium enrichment, in defiance of a UN resolution and warned it could even expand its nuclear programme which the West fears is a cover for efforts to build the bomb.

  • US to India: Iran not a reliable partner Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 07 3:04 PM
    New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The US Monday said that although it was up to India to decide on the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project, Washington considers Iran to be 'not a reliable partner'.

  • 100 years of constitutional rule in Iran observed  Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 07 2:19 PM
    A meeting was organised to commemorate the centenary of the constitutional rule in Iran. It was arranged by the Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, New Delhi, and the Department of Arabic and Persian, University of Calcutta, at IISWBM Management House, College Square, today. SMS Alquadri, professor of Islamic culture, Asis Kumar Banerjee, vice- chancellor, Calcutta University, MH

  • Iran denies reported bid to import uranium from DR Congo Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 07 6:58 AM
    by Staff Writers Tehran, Aug 6, 2006 Tehran on Sunday rejected a British newspaper report that Iran had tried to import uranium for its nuclear program from the Democratic Republic of Congo, calling it part of the West's "psychological war."

  • Iran to supply Hezbollah with surface-to-air missiles: report Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 07 6:59 AM
    by Staff Writers London, Aug 4, 2006 Iran will supply Hezbollah with surface-to-air missile systems in the coming months, boosting the guerrillas' defences against Israeli aircraft, according to a report by specialist magazine Jane's Defence Weekly on Friday, citing unnamed Western diplomatic sources.

  • Rice: Iraq isn't becoming another Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 3:49 PM
    Iraq is not on track to become another Iran despite the disconcerting images last week of Iraqis burning U.S. flags and chanting "Death to America," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday.

  • Iran says will expand nuclear activities Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 1:24 PM
    Iran vowed Sunday to expand its uranium enrichment, defying a U.N. Security Council deadline for it to suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Iran can still make a deal: US Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Aug 07 12:32 PM
    THE US said today Iran still had the chance to accept a deal to end a showdown over its nuclear program, despite Tehran's warning that it would not stop enriching uranium.

  • Syria & Iran Still Running the War Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 17 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) According to a senior officer in military intelligence, briefing the Knesset Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee, Syria continues to supply Hizbullah with weapons Iran continues to run the war, giving instructions to the terror organization.

  • India rejects US ban on firms dealing with Iran Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    NEW DELHI, Aug 7: India on Monday rejected a ban by the United States on two of its firms exporting chemicals to Iran, saying the trade would not lead to weapons proliferation.

  • L.A. Man Gets 1 Year For Sending Sensors To Iran Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - Aug 07 1:45 PM
    A Los Angeles man who tried to export sensors to Iran that could have been used to detonate explosives was sentenced Monday to a year in federal prison.

  • Iran warns of oil crisis over UN sanctions Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 07 7:28 AM
    TEHRAN: Iran has warned of a world oil crisis if the United Nations Security Council imposes sanctions on Tehran over its alleged attempt to acquire a nuclear weapons-making capability. -

  • Iran still plans reply to atomic incentives deal Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 07 2:50 AM
    Iran still plans to reply by August 22 to a package of atomic incentives proposed by six major world powers, an official said on Monday, but more senior politicians have already rejected the terms of the deal.

  • Iran vows to expand enrichment Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Aug 07 6:02 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran vowed Sunday to expand its uranium enrichment, defying a U.N. Security Council demand that it suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • US to India: Iran not a reliable partner Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Aug 07 12:36 PM
    Although it was up to India to decide on the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project, US considers Iran to be 'not a reliable partner'.

  • Iran is not a stable partner: US Open this result in new window
    The Economic Times - Aug 07 1:13 PM
    NEW DELHI: The US on Monday indirectly cautioned India against the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project by saying that Iran is not a stable partner.

  • Iran ignores UN nuclear resolution Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 07 7:22 AM
    MARK COLVIN: Iran has ignored last week's United Nations resolution, calling for it to restrict its nuclear activities.

  • Defying U.N., Iran will expand uranium enrichment Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 07 12:25 AM
    Iran's top nuclear negotiator said yesterday that Iran would expand uranium enrichment, in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution giving the Islamic Republic until Aug. 31 to halt the activity or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Iran politicians reject atomic incentives Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 07 10:12 AM
    TEHRAN: Iran still plans to reply by August 22 to a package of atomic incentives proposed by six major world powers, an official has said but more senior politicians have already rejected the terms of the deal.

  • Iran: Government Balks At Gasoline Rationing Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 07 8:21 AM
    Balancing economic and fiscal responsibility with campaign promises can be a problem for any elected official. For Iran's populist president, Mahmud Ahmadinejad, this has proven especially difficult. -RFE

  • Pak alleges Indian consulate in Iran aiding Baloch rebels Open this result in new window
    Kaumundi Online - Aug 07 12:25 PM
    ISLAMABAD : Pakistan has asked Iran to monitor the Indian consulate in the Iranian border city of Zahidan, alleging it was aiding nationalist rebels in the southwest Balochistan province.

  • Mideast first cloned animal was born in Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 07 8:21 AM
    The Middle East's first cloned animal was brought to life in the Royan research center related to Iran's Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research. -ISNA

  • Iran still plans reply to atomic incentives deal Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 07 6:24 AM
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran still plans to reply b

  • Iran threatens oil price reprisals against the West Open this result in new window
    Belfast Telegraph - Aug 07 8:10 AM
    Oil prices could scale new heights this week after Iran warned yesterday that it was prepared to use an export boycott as a "weapon" in its fight for the right to nuclear energy.

  • Iran vows to defy U.N. resolution Open this result in new window
    Telegraph - Aug 07 10:09 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran vowed Sunday to expand its uranium enrichment, defying a U.N. Security Council deadline for it to suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Iran denies reported bid to import uranium from DR Congo Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 6:23 AM
    Tehran has rejected a British newspaper report that Iran had tried to import uranium for its nuclear program from the Democratic Republic of Congo, calling it part of the West's "psychological war."

  • Iran's nuclear negotiator rejects UN resolution Open this result in new window
    Expatica - Aug 07 9:01 AM
    TEHRAN - Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani rejected Sunday the resolution by the United Nations Security Council ordering Iran to suspend its uranium enrichment efforts by August 31.

  • Iran insists it will not freeze nuclear work Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 4:51 AM
    Iran has insisted it will not freeze uranium enrichment, in defiance of a UN resolution and warned it could even expand its nuclear programme which the West fears is a cover for efforts to build the bomb.

  • Russia Lashes Out at US Sanctions on Arms Deals With Iran Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Aug 07 1:48 AM
    Moscow (CNSNews.com) - Russia has slammed the U.S. government for imposing sanctions on two state-owned arms firms, disputing Washington's accusations that Russia is selling arms to Iran.

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Iran Sought Uranium From Congo, Says UN Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Aug 07 9:25 AM
    IRAN is seeking to import large consignments of bomb-making uranium from the African mining area that produced the Hiroshima bomb, a probe has revealed.

  • Iran plans to expand nuclear activities Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 4:19 AM
    Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Sunday that Iran will expand uranium enrichment, in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution giving the Islamic Republic until Aug. 31 to halt the activity or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Iranian Nuclear Program: UN Resolution requires Iran to suspend uranium efforts Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] Center for Defense Information - Aug 07 1:59 PM
    Addressing the Iranian nuclear matter and expressing concerns about proliferation risks, gaps in knowledge, and a lack of sufficient cooperation and compliance from Iran, the UN Security Council (UNSC) on July 31, 2006, adopted UNSC Resolution 1696 (2006) by a vote of 14-1.

  • Iran to defy Security Council resolution Open this result in new window
    Cape Cod Times - Aug 07 4:18 AM
    THE NEW YORK TIMES CAIRO, Egypt - Iran's chief national security official said yesterday that Iran would defy the U.N. Security Council by refusing to halt enrichment of uranium by the end of the month.

  • Iran vows more atom work Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 3:49 AM
    Iran vowed on Sunday to expand its atomic fuel work and warned that any U.N. sanctions aimed at halting its uranium enrichment would incur a painful riposte, possibly including a cut in oil exports.

  • Iran to defy U.N. on enrichment Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Aug 07 12:10 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran said Sunday it would expand its uranium enrichment, defying a U.N. Security Council deadline for it to suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Iran tried to import uranium from DR Congo: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 4:08 AM
    Iran tried to import uranium for its nuclear programme from the Democratic Republic of Congo, but the shipment was intercepted in Tanzania, an English newspaper has reported, citing a senior Tanzanian customs officer.

  • United Nations Says Iran Sought Uranium From Congo Open this result in new window
    Resource Investor - Aug 07 8:43 AM
    A probe has revealed that Iran is seeking to import large consignments of bomb-making uranium from the Congo - the same area that helped produce the Hiroshima bomb.

  • Quake hits southwestern Iran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 07 2:59 AM
    Iran - Quake An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit the outskirts of Gachsaran in the southwestern province of Kohgilouyeh-Boyer Ahmad Monday morning.

  • Iran calls for dismantling of WMD: envoy Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 07 4:36 AM
    Iran - New Zealand - Envoy Iran's Ambassador to New Zealand Kambiz Sheikh-Hassani said in Wellington on Monday that Tehran calls for dismantling of all weapons of mass destruction in the world.

  • Pak asks Iran to keep an eye on Indian consulates Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 07 2:35 AM
    Islamabad, Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan is learnt to have asked Iran to monitor the activities of the Indian consulate in Zahidaan, which, according to Islamabad, was 'fermenting unrest' in Balochistan.

  • Iran Says Will Expand Nuclear Activities Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 06 1:43 PM
    Iran Says It Will Expand Nuclear Activities in Defiance of U.N. Security Council

  • Iran plans expansion of uranium enrichment Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 06 6:23 AM
    Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Sunday that his country would expand its uranium enrichment, in defiance of a UN Security Council resolution setting an Aug. 31 deadline for the Islamic republic to halt the enrichment or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • US wants India to source energy from Central Asia not Iran Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Aug 07 8:07 AM
    In a veiled attempt to dissuade India from participating in the Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline, the US today suggested that the energy-hungry nation could tap Central Asia to meet the fuel needs of its growing economy.

  • US aims to distance Iran from its neighbors: Rafsanjani Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 07 4:36 AM
    Iran - Rafsanjani - US The West, led by the United States, intend to create a wedge between Iran and its neighboring Islamic countries, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said here Sunday.

  • Iranian envoy reiterates Iran's peaceful N-right Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 07 4:05 AM
    Iran - Russia - Nuclear Iranian Ambassador to Russia Gholam-Reza Ansari on Monday reiterated Tehran's right to develop its peaceful nuclear program within the framework of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

  • Iran prepared to cut oil supplies Open this result in new window
    AME Info - Aug 07 3:59 AM
    Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani, has stated that the country is prepared to cut oil exports if it feels it is being unfairly treated by the international community, as a result of its plans to persevere with its uranium enrichment activities, reported TradeArabia.

  • Iran still plans reply to atomic incentives deal Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 07 3:02 AM
    TEHERAN - Iran still plans to reply by Aug. 22 to a package of atomic incentives proposed by six major world powers, an official said on Monday, but more senior politicians have already rejected the terms of the deal.

  • U-S sanctions seven foreign companies for dealing with Iran Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Aug 07 7:57 AM
    WASHINGTON Seven foreign companies, including two from India and two from Russia, have been slapped with U-S sanctions for high-tech business dealings with Iran.

  • Iran expects Islamic states to cut ties with Zionist regime: MP Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 07 3:05 AM
    Iran - Lebanon - MP A Majlis deputy on Monday said Iran expects Islamic states to cut relations with the Zionist regime.

  • Nation & World Views: From Israel: Lebanon tied to Iran nukes Open this result in new window
    This Ithaca Journal - Aug 07 2:26 AM
    The war in Lebanon has diverted Israeli attention from the important resolution the U.N. Security Council passed last Monday regarding the Iranian nuclear program. Resolution 1696 calls on Iran to stop enriching uranium by the end of the month, or else face sanctions. ...

  • Official: Iran ready to expand nuclear activities Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 06 12:47 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Sunday that Iran will expand -- not suspend -- uranium enrichment activities, in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution.

  • Analysis: Iran's Government Balks At Gasoline Rationing Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Aug 07 1:50 AM
    WASHINGTON, August 7, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Balancing economic and fiscal responsibility with campaign promises can be a problem for any elected official. For Iran's populist president, Mahmud Ahmadinejad, this has proven especially difficult. Ahmadinejad frequently tours the provinces and lends a sympathetic ear to locals. But when it comes to the public consumption of artificially cheap gasoline,

  • Iran denies reported uranium import from DRC Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Aug 07 4:21 AM
    TEHRAN, 08/07 Iran`s top official on Sunday denied a report that Iran had attempted to import uranium 238 for its nuclear program from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  • Iran rejects demand on nuclear fuel Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Aug 06 7:15 PM
    Iran yesterday rejected last week's UN Security Council resolution demanding Iran suspend uranium enrichment by August 31, but stressed that Tehran was ready for international negotiations on its nuclear programme.

  • Iran says will expand atomic work with UN checks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 12:39 AM
    Iran will expand its atomic fuel work whenever it feels the need to do so, chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said on Sunday, rejecting a U.N. resolution demanding an end to uranium enrichment.

  • Iran says could react harshly to UN resolution: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 12:13 AM
    Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani said his country may react harshly to a UN resolution that seeks suspension of Tehran's nuclear programme by the end of August, a report said.

  • Rice: Iraq Isn't Becoming Another Iran Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 06 3:56 PM
    Iraq is not on track to become another Iran despite the disconcerting images last week of Iraqis burning U.S. flags and chanting "Death to America," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday. "I have no doubt that this is an Iraqi government and...

  • Iran Set to Defy UN Resolution by Pursuing Further Enrichment Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Aug 06 11:46 PM
    In defiance of a UN resolution, Iran has insisted it will not freeze uranium enrichment and warned it could even expand its nuclear programme which the West fears is a cover for efforts to build the bomb.

  • Pakistan alleges Indian consulate in Iran aiding Balochistan rebels Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 07 3:29 AM
    Islamabad, Aug 7: Pakistan has asked Iran to monitor the Indian consulate in the Iranian border city of Zahidan, alleging it was aiding nationalist rebels in the southwest Balochistan province.

  • Eye-opener of the year, 'Atomic Iran' only $4.95! Open this result in new window
    WorldNetDaily - Aug 06 10:14 PM
    Written by Jerome Corsi co-author of the No. 1 New York Times bestseller "Unfit for Command," widely credited with derailing John Kerry's presidential ambitions "Atomic Iran" reveals the No. 1 danger in a very dangerous part of the world.

  • Israel slams Iran, Syria over Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 07 2:00 AM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - According to an AFP report, Israel accused Iran of "stoking instability in the region" and also slammed Syria, after a barrage of Hezbollah rocket fire killed 15 people in northern Israel.

  • CFR.org Daily Brief: UN Tries for Lebanon Cease-fire Plan; Sanctioning Iran Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 8:59 AM
    The Council on Foreign Relations today released its online daily international affairs briefing which features top news from around the globe. The daily briefing is available on cfr.org. Today's briefing features news on the diplomacy aimed at ending Israel's conflict with Hezbollah and the prospects for UN sanctions against Iran.

  • Iran pledges broader atomic program, despite deadline Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Aug 07 1:32 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran vowed yesterday to expand its uranium enrichment, defying a U.N. Security Council deadline for it to suspend its nuclear activities by the end of the month or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Nuclear activity may be expanded, Iran warns Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Aug 07 1:31 AM
    TEHRAN: Iran insisted yesterday it will not freeze uranium enrichment, in defiance of a UN resolution and warned it could even expand its nuclear programme which the West fears is a cover for efforts to build the bomb.

  • Iran vows more atom work, to hit back at sanctions Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Aug 06 9:56 PM
    Iran vowed yesterday to expand its atomic fuel work and warned that any United Nations (UN) sanctions aimed at halting its uranium enrichment would incur a painful riposte, possibly including a cut in oil exports.

  • Iran Threatens Oil Crisis Over Nuclear Program Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - Aug 07 12:45 AM
    Iran warned Britain and the U.S. Sunday that the international community could face a new oil crisis if the United Nations security council imposes sanctions on Tehran over its alleged attempt to acquire a nuclear weapons-making capability. Speaking in Tehran, Ali Larijani, the country's chief nuclear negotiator and head of the supreme national security council, said Iran would be reluctant to

  • Iran threatens to use 'oil weapon' Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - Aug 06 11:47 PM
    Iran warned Britain and the United States on Sunday that the international community could face a new oil crisis if the United Nations Security Council imposes sanctions on Tehran over its alleged attempt to acquire a nuclear weapons-making capability.

  • Senegalese PM wraps up Iran visit Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 06 10:35 PM
    Iran - Senegal - PM Senegalese Prime Minister Macky Sall wound up an official two-day visit to Iran and left for home early Monday.

  • Iran: Officials Ban Rights Group Led By Nobel Peace Laureate Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Aug 07 8:06 AM
    Iran has banned a rights group led by the country's 2003 Nobel Peace laureate, Shirin Ebadi. The Interior Ministry said on August 2 that Ebadi's four-year-old Center of Human Rights Defenders failed to obtain a valid operating permit and warned that any related activities could be prosecuted. The center has been an ardent voice for human and minority rights in Iran since its inception. Ebadi, who

  • Defiant Iran threatens oil boycott Open this result in new window
    The Star - Aug 07 2:56 AM
    Tehran - Iran has vowed to expand its atomic fuel programme, and warned that any UN sanctions aimed at halting its uranium enrichment would lead to a painful payback, possibly including a cut in oil exports.

  • Murderer-rapist hanged in public in Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 4:12 AM
    An Iranian man convicted of raping and murdering a young girl has been hanged in public in the northern town of Babol, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

  • Iran insists it will not freeze nuclear work Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 10:15 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - Iran insisted it will not freeze uranium enrichment, in defiance of a UN resolution and warned it could even expand its nuclear programme which the West fears is a cover for efforts to build the bomb, AFP stated.

  • Iran-Turkmenistan railway network long delayed Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 11:15 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - The staying delay in connecting Iran railway network to Turkmenistan in Sarakhs Special Economic Zone (SSEZ), northeastern Iran, continues to cause the outflow of vast sums of Forex from the country, the zone managing director Hamidreza Qassemi told the Persian service of ISNA.

  • Oil holds firm on Iran nuclear vow, Mideast war Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Aug 06 6:38 PM
    SINGAPORE - Oil prices were steady on Monday with Middle East supply anxiety running high after Iran again invoked its oil exports for political leverage and Lebanon objected to a draft UN resolution meant to end the war between Israel and Hezbollah.

  • Iran plans to expand enrichment Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 06 5:18 AM
    The top Iranian nuclear negotiator said Sunday that Iran will expand uranium enrichment, in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution giving the Islamic Republic until Aug. 31 to stop the activity or face the threat of political and economic sanctions.

  • Smuggled uranium was bound for Iran Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Aug 06 6:24 PM
    IRAN is seeking to import large consignments of uranium from the African mining area that produced the Hiroshima bomb, an investigation has revealed.

  • Iran issues atomic warning Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 06 5:03 PM
    AS TENS of thousands of people gathered at Hiroshima in Japan to mark the 61st anniversary of the day an atomic bomb created "hell on Earth", Iran yesterday rejected a United Nations resolution calling for Tehran to halt its nuclear programme.

  • Iran Won't Heed UN, Won't Halt Uranium Enrichment (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 06 5:32 AM
    Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Iran won't suspend uranium enrichment even after the United Nations Security Council called for it to do so or face possible sanctions, Ali Larijani, Iran's nuclear negotiator, said in Tehran today.

  • President: Iran gives priority to ties with Africa Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 10:46 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that Iran attaches high significance to ties with African and Muslim states, including Senegal, IRNA reported.

  • Iran Plans to Expand Nuclear Activities Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 06 4:43 AM
    Top Nuclear Negotiator Says Iran Will Expand Nuke Activities in Defiance of Security Council

  • Iran denies bid to import uranium from Congo Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 10:31 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - According to AFP, Tehran rejected a British newspaper report that Iran had tried to import uranium for its nuclear program from the Democratic Republic of Congo, calling it part of the West's "psychological war."

  • Iran defies UN nuclear demand Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 06 6:51 PM
    Iran on Sunday rejected the UN Security Council ultimatum for Tehran to suspend uranium enrichment by Aug. 31.

  • Iran to partake in German judo tourney, camp Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 11:17 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - Irans youth judo team will leave for Germany Wednesday to participate in an international judo tournament and a joint training camp, MNA reported.

  • Pak asks Iran to keep an eye on Indian consulates Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 07 2:00 AM
    Islamabad, Aug 7: Pakistan is learnt to have asked Iran to monitor the activities of the Indian consulate in Zahidaan, which, according to Islamabad, was fermenting unrest in Balochistan.

  • "Iran tried to import uranium from DR Congo" Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 10:15 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - Iran tried to import uranium for its nuclear programme from the Democratic Republic of Congo, but the shipment was intercepted in Tanzania, The Sunday Times reported, citing a senior Tanzanian customs officer.

  • Defiant Iran threatens to use 'oil weapon' against sanctions Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 06 3:43 PM
    IRAN yesterday rejected a United Nations demand that it halt uranium enrichment work, vowing instead to expand its controversial nuclear programme and threatening to block oil exports to the West if sanctions are imposed.

  • Iran dismisses UN draft resolution on Lebanon Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Aug 06 10:31 PM
    LONDON, August 7 (IranMania) - Iran, a supporter of Hezbollah, dismissed as one-sided a draft UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to fighting in Lebanon between the Shiite Muslim guerrillas and Israel, AFP reported.