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  • U.N. Inspectors Dispute Iran Report By House Panel Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 4 minutes ago
    U.N. inspectors investigating Iran's nuclear program angrily complained to the Bush administration and to a Republican congressman yesterday about a recent House committee report on Iran's capabilities, calling parts of the document "outrageous and dishonest" and offering evidence to refute its...

  • Iran and European Union postpone talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    The European Union's foreign policy chief and Iran's top nuclear negotiator on Wednesday abruptly postponed talks on easing tensions over the refusal of the Tehran regime to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • Rice skeptical of Iran's motives Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has expressed skepticism that Iran is serious about suspending its uranium enrichment program and said the United States expects to "make some movement forward" on a sanctions resolution when U.N. diplomats convene in New York next week.

  • US seeks Iran sanctions now Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 3:36 PM
    The United States said on Wednesday Iran was "aggressively" pursuing atom bombs and should face sanctions now, but EU allies stressed it was not too late for talks on a negotiated solution to its disputed nuclear work.

  • Rice doubts Iran is interested in atomic suspension Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 2:51 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday she believed Iran canceled plans to meet European officials on its nuclear program and that this suggested Tehran did not wish to suspend its nuclear activities.

  • EU, US urge Iran to choose diplomatic solution to nuclear crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 12:05 PM
    The United States and Europe urged Iran to choose negotiations over UN sanctions, even as EU-Iran talks on Tehran's refusal to heed demands that it suspend unranium enrichment stalled.

  • Khatami offers moderate vision of Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 12:07 PM
    Iran's former President Mohammed Khatami could be found munching seared salmon and Caesar salad last weekend with Harvard professors on the last leg of a five-city U.S. tour.

  • Oil pulls out of nosedive on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 1:19 PM
    Oil halted a run of heavy losses on Wednesday, shrugging off rising U.S. fuel stocks as world powers differed over whether to punish Iran for its atomic work and oil workers in Nigeria began a three-day strike.

  • EU, Iran to hold new talks to end nuclear crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 11:16 AM
    The United States and Europe have urged Iran to choose negotiations over sanctions ahead of a fresh round of EU-Iran talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme.

  • European nations urge Iran to negotiate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 11:56 AM
    Key European nations called on Iran Wednesday to negotiate its nuclear dispute with the international community, even as Washington said the time had come to punish Tehran with U.N. sanctions.

  • Annan urges negotiations to settle Iran nuclear issue, achieve Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 11:40 AM
    UN chief Kofi Annan warned that the Middle East "cannot afford another crisis' and again urged Iran to "lift the cloud of uncertainty" surrounding its nuclear ambitions.

  • Europeans agree on talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 13 10:28 AM
    Three European nations attempting to persuade Iran to renounce uranium enrichment agreed Wednesday on common language for a statement that is critical of Tehran, but does not jeopardize delicate talks.

  • Oil Rises a Second Day on U.S. Supply Decline, Iran Tensions Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 11 minutes ago
    Sept. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Oil rose for a second day after U.S. stockpiles fell more than expected and the State Department demanded sanctions on Iran. The Energy Department said crude supplies dropped 0.9 percent to 327.7 million last week, more than forecast by analysts.

  • EU-Iran atom talks set for Thursday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 8:24 AM
    The EU will resume crunch talks with Iran over its disputed nuclear work on Thursday, officials said, as world power consultations at an atomic watchdog meeting betrayed differences over whether to crack down on Tehran.

  • Diplomatic choice still open to Iran: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 8:49 AM
    The United States urged Iran to "make the right choice and avoid the consequences" of UN action as the diplomatic track is still open, in a statement to the UN nuclear watchdog.

  • Iran: 'Occupying forces' must leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 13 7:55 AM
    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has praised the new Iraqi government and said Iran looks forward to the day when U.S. troops leave Iraq, according to an Iranian media report.

  • European nations agree on Iran language Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:59 AM
    Three European nations trying to persuade Iran to renounce uranium enrichment agreed Wednesday on common language for a statement that is critical of Tehran but does not jeopardize delicate talks.

  • Iraq asks Iran for help on militants Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:18 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki made his first official visit to Iran, a close ally, asking the Islamic regime on Tuesday to crack down on al-Qaida militants infiltrating his country and seeking new deals to help Iraq's troubled oil industry.

  • Oil hovers near $64 on Iran, Nigeria Open this result in new window
    CNN Money - Sep 13 6:57 AM
    Oil workers in Nigeria begin three-day strike; European Union will restart talks on Iran's nuclear program.

  • Iran's 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' Strategy Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 13 4:49 PM
    While Iran's people wait for President Bush to fulfill his promises, the U.S. lets former Iranian president Muhammad Khatami visit while his successor spews more anti-Israel and U.S. rhetoric, writes the National Review Online .

  • EU resumes nuclear talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 13 4:24 AM
    VIENNA, Austria (Reuters) -- The EU will resume crunch talks with Iran over its disputed nuclear work on Thursday, officials said, as world powers at an atomic watchdog meeting remained divided over whether to crack down on Tehran.

  • Iran and European Union Postpone Talks Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 2:34 PM
    Iran and European Union Postpone High-Level Talks on Finding Way to End Nuclear Standoff

  • Iran Says U.S. Departure Would Calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 2:04 PM
    Iran's Top Leader Says U.S. Withdrawal Is the Solution to End Instability in Iraq

  • Iran Ready For Unconditional Resumption Of Nuclear Talks Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    by Staff Writers Havana, Cuba (AFP) Sep 13, 2006 Iran is ready to resume unconditional negotiations on the standoff over its nuclear program, its Foreign Minister Manoucher Mottaki told diplomats in Havana, Non-Aligned Movement delegates said.

  • Oil dips ahead of Iran nuke talks Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 13 2:39 AM
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Oil dipped back below $64 a barrel on Wednesday as traders await the debate among members of the U.N. nuclear watchdog over Iran's atomic work.

  • EU, U.S. Hold Open Possibility of Iran Talks in Nuclear Dispute Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 12:47 PM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- European and U.S. envoys said Iran still has the chance to resolve a dispute over its nuclear aims through diplomacy, signaling that an attempt to impose sanctions at the United Nations Security Council may be on hold.

  • Solana, Larijani to meet over Iran nukes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 2:31 AM
    The European Union's foreign policy chief will meet Iran's top nuclear negotiator on Thursday, an EU spokeswoman said.

  • Crude Oil Gains on Fall in Supplies, Call for Iran Sanctions Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 12:42 PM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil rose for the first day in eight after a government report showed a greater-than-expected drop in inventories and the U.S. called for sanctions on Iran.

  • Oil holds above $64 on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland Finance - 22 minutes ago
    Oil stayed well above $64 a barrel on Thursday as the stand-off over Iran's nuclear programme and concerns over Nigerian supplies due to an oil workers' strike supported the market.

  • Solana to meet Iran's Larijani on Thursday Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 1:24 AM
    European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will meet Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani on Thursday for new discussions aimed at resolving the dispute over Tehran's nuclear program, the EU said.

  • Japan to keep talking to Iran on mega-oil deal Open this result in new window
    AFP Business News via Yahoo!7 Finance - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    TOKYO (AFP) - Japan will continue talking to Iran on developing its giant Azadegan oil field despite a reported Friday deadline to finalize the deal, Japan's trade minister said.

  • Khatami Offers Moderate Vision of Iran Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 12:34 PM
    Tour of U.S. by Former Iranian President Khatami Shows the More Moderate Vision of Iran

  • European Nations Urge Iran to Negotiate Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 12:19 PM
    3 European Nations Agree on Language Criticizing Iran, Urge It to Pursue 'Negotiated Solution'

  • Blair to discuss trade ties, Iran with Chinese PM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 1:25 AM
    Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was set to hold talks with his British counterpart Tony Blair including on strengthening trade ties, energy policy and resolving the Iran nuclear crisis.

  • World powers differing over Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 11:28 PM
    Divisions between world powers on how to crack down on Iran's atomic program were visible at a UN nuclear agency meeting as they failed to issue a joint statement.

  • U.S. Says Sanctions Needed to Stop Iran Nuclear Work (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 10:32 AM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. said it's time for the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on Iran after the Islamic Republic failed to suspend its nuclear program.

  • No Change From Iran, U.S. Says Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 13 12:18 AM
    Iran has not offered to temporarily suspend its uranium enrichment program as part of an effort to open talks over its nuclear program with six major powers, the State Department said.

  • Non Aligned summit calls for unconditional talks on nuclear Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 11:58 PM
    Representatives from more than 100 developing nations meeting in Havana called for unconditional negotiations to resolve the tense standoff over Iran's nuclear program.

  • US seeks immediate Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    The United States said Iran was "aggressively" pursuing atom bombs and should face sanctions now, but EU allies stressed it was not too late for talks on a negotiated solution to its disputed nuclear work.

  • Oil rebounds above $64 ahead of Iran debate Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 9:59 PM
    Oil edged up above $64 a barrel on Wednesday as traders cautiously await the debate among members of the U.N. nuclear watchdog over Iran's atomic work, and on renewed concerns over disruptions to Nigerian supplies.

  • Iran Says It Will Keep Supplies Flowing Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Sep 13 7:59 AM
    Iran's oil minister on Wednesday said suggestions that his country might use oil as an economic weapon are baseless, reaffirming Tehran's commitment to supplying crude markets despite its standoff with the West over its nuclear program.

  • Iran vows to help establish security in Iraq, boost bilateral ties Open this result in new window
    Daily Bulletin - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Iran -- Iraq's prime minister made his first official visit to Iran on Tuesday, asking Tehran to prevent al-Qaida militants from slipping across the border to carry out attacks, an Iraqi official said. Iran's president promised to help Iraq establish security.

  • Iran Says It Won't Use Oil As Weapon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Sep 13 7:38 AM
    Iran's oil minister on Wednesday denounced suggestions that his country might use oil as an economic weapon as "baseless," reaffirming Tehran's commitment to supplying crude markets despite its standoff with the West over it suspect nuclear program.

  • Rice Says Major Powers to Discuss Iran Sanctions in New York Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 13 4:50 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday foreign ministers of major world powers will meet in New York as early as next week to discuss sanctions against Iran. U.S. officials believe Iran has been trying to string out diplomatic contacts on the issue in an effort to avoid sanctions.

  • Report: Iraqi PM Calls on Iran to Stop Interfering in Iraq's Affairs Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 13 5:35 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has reportedly called on Iran to stop interfering in Iraq's affairs, saying it is having a "negative" impact on his country.

  • 6 powers can't agree on Iran statement Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 8:03 PM
    Six world powers abandoned attempts Tuesday to issue a joint statement criticizing Iran's nuclear defiance after China and Russia refused to endorse U.S.-backed tough language, diplomats said.

  • Iran ready for unconditional resumption of nuclear talks: FM Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Sep 13 6:41 PM
    HAVANA - Iran is ready to resume unconditional negotiations on the standoff over its nuclear programme, its Foreign Minister Manoucher Mottaki said at a Non-Aligned Movement summit in Havana Wednesday.

  • European Nations Agree on Iran Language Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 13 7:19 AM
    France, Britain and Germany Reach Agreement on Language for Statement Criticizing Iran

  • Iran ready to resume nuclear talks Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Sep 13 4:59 PM
    IRAN is ready to resume unconditional negotiations on the stand-off over its nuclear program, its Foreign Minister Manoucher Mottaki told delegates today at a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement(NAM) in Havana.

  • US seeks support against Iran financing "terrorism" Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Sep 13 11:34 AM
    PARIS (MarketWatch) -- Senior U.S. Treasury officials will try to enlist support among the world's finance ministers and central bankers in Singapore in the coming days for the Bush Administration's efforts to crack down on what it says is Iran's support of terrorism, a U.S. government official said Wednesday.

  • Japan to keep talking to Iran on mega-oil deal Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 56 minutes ago
    Visiting former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami (L) with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi. Japan will continue talking to Iran on developing its giant Azadegan oil field despite a reported Friday deadline to finalize the deal, Japan's trade minister said

  • Iraq, Iran Agree on Need to Police Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 13 6:20 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki concludes a two-day visit to neighboring Iran. He returns home with a pledge from Iran's leaders to crack down on militants who've been crossing into Iraq from Iran. Relations between Iran and Iraq, who fought an eight-year war in the 1980s, have steadily improved since Saddam Hussein was driven from power. Steve Inskeep talks to Time magazine reporter Azadeh

  • Iran Says U.S. Departure Would Calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 13 1:49 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Supreme Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the visiting Iraqi prime minister Wednesday that the way to end instability in Iraq is for U.S. forces to withdraw.

  • US seeks Iran sanctions now Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Sep 13 1:01 PM
    VIENNA: The United States said today Iran was "aggressively" pursuing atom bombs and should face sanctions now, but EU allies stressed it was not too late for talks on a negotiated solution to its disputed nuclear work.

  • Iran, EU postpone talks over nuclear standoff Open this result in new window
    CNews - Sep 13 3:14 PM
    VIENNA, Austria (AP) The European Unions foreign policy chief and Irans top nuclear negotiator on Wednesday abruptly postponed talks on easing tensions over the refusal of the Tehran regime to suspend uranium enrichment.

  • World powers to meet next week on sanctions against Iran Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Sep 13 6:40 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday foreign ministers of major world powers will meet in New York as early as next week to discuss sanctions against Iran.

  • European Nations Agree on Iran Language Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 8:21 AM
    Three European nations trying to persuade Iran to renounce uranium enrichment agreed Wednesday on common language for a statement that is critical of Tehran but does not jeopardize delicate talks. Diplomats accredited to a meeting of the 35-nation...

  • U.S. says Iran's cooperation "seriously" declined Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 13 6:39 PM
    The quality of Iran's cooperation with the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has "seriously" declined, the United States representative to the organization said on Wednesday.

  • Iran: U-S departure from Iraq will help end violence Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Sep 13 5:20 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's supreme leader reportedly says the way to stop the violence in Iraq is for U-S forces to pull out.

  • Japan to continue talks with Iran on Azadegan mega oil project - report Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - 40 minutes ago
    Iran, facing sanctions for its nuclear program, has warned Japan, a close US ally, not to give in to US pressure to scrap the 2 bln usd deal. An Iranian official was quoted in a Japanese news report in May as giving Tokyo a mid-September deadline to finalize the project.

  • World powers differing over Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 3:53 PM
    World powers were struggling to agree on joint statements on Iran at a UN nuclear agency meeting, with diplomats saying this showed divisions in how to crack down on Tehran.

  • Iran, scene for emergence of software, scientific movement Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:48 PM
    Culture Min - Iran - Software Iran's Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Mohammad-Hossein Saffar-Harandi said here on Wednesday that following intensive planning and selfless struggles for many years, Iran is the scene for the emergence of a software and scientific movement today.

  • Iran: Diplomacy Can Solve Nuclear Standoff Open this result in new window
    India Daily - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Iran's clash with the West over its nuclear program can be resolved through negotiations, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sept. 14, adding that he is open to "new conditions."

  • Sanctions seen having little impact on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Sep 13 3:25 PM
    LONDON (Reuters) - Punitive sanctions on Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions would likely prove ineffective and there is no military solution to the standoff, foreign office minister Kim Howells said on Wednesday.

  • Washington Calls on UN Security Council to Impose Sanctions on Iran Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 13 12:20 PM
    The United States has called on the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Iran because of its nuclear activities.

  • Nuclear watchdog debate on Iran to urge talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 2:54 PM
    A majority of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's governing board, a barometer of world sentiment on Iran, are likely in a coming debate to champion talks to defuse a stand-off over Iran's atomic work, diplomats say.

  • France Cool to U.S. Pressure to Cut Bank Ties to Iran (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 13 2:18 AM
    Sept. 13 (Bloomberg) -- France, whose lenders account for 24 percent of bank loans to Iran, may reject a U.S. campaign to sever financial ties with the Middle Eastern nation.

  • Iraq, Iran Agree on Need to Police Border Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 13 6:26 AM
    Morning Edition , September 13, 2006 Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki concludes a two-day visit to neighboring Iran. He returns home with a pledge from Iran's leaders to crack down on militants who've been crossing into Iraq from Iran. Relations between Iran and Iraq, who fought an eight-year war in the 1980s, have steadily improved since Saddam Hussein was driven from power.

  • Iran condemns US obstacles against Iranian reporters' activities Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 3:55 PM
    Iran - US - Reporters Iran here on Wednesday night condemned the obstacles created by US administration against free journalism activities of Iranian reporters, "even within the limited New York barriers."

  • 'Bit of shift' seen in Iran's stance on nuke issue: Annan Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 13 10:53 AM
    _ U.S. Secretary General Kofi Annan said Wednesday he noticed "a bit of a shift" in Iran's position concerning stalled talks over its nuclear ambitions.

  • Putin speaks of Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - 12 minutes ago
    MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the spectre of sanctions against Iran if negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear programme fail, according to comments published by the Kremlin.

  • Political, tech hurdles muddle Iran oil industry Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    Nobody worries about spilling a little as they fill 'er up here at the gas station on Vali Asr Avenue. Why should they? With gas costing less than 40 cents that's right, cents a gallon, leaving a little on the pavement is no big deal.

  • Iran 'aggressively seeking atom bomb' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Sep 13 12:11 PM
    IRAN is "aggressively" trying to build atomic bombs and the time has come for sanctions to back diplomacy aimed at reining in Tehran, the US told the UN nuclear watchdog's board of governors today.

  • US denies Iran offered temporary suspension of uranium enrichment Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 2:02 PM
    The United States denied reports that Iran had offered to temporarily suspend its enrichment of uranium as part of a deal designed to avoid UN sanctions.

  • European Nations Urge Iran to Negotiate Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 13 8:49 AM
    VIENNA, Austria - Three European nations trying to persuade Iran to renounce uranium enrichment urged Tehran on Wednesday to follow the path ... towards a negotiated solution instead of confrontation that could result in U.N. sanctions.

  • Iran: U-S departure from Iraq will help end violence Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Sep 13 1:49 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's supreme leader reportedly says the way to stop the violence in Iraq is for U-S forces to pull out. In remarks reported by Iran's state-run T-V,...

  • Iran didn't rule out halting nuclear program / Tehran's position made public on Web Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 3:38 AM
    Iran's confidential response three weeks ago to an international proposal over its nuclear program offered extensive negotiations to resolve the standoff, but only if proceedings against Iran in the U.N. Security Council are stopped. In a detailed,...

  • US wary of Iran offer to help in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 1:30 PM
    The United States reacted warily to Iran's pledge of unequivocal support in restoring security to Iraq, accusing Tehran of being "part of the problem" in the war-wracked country.

  • Iran offers security help to Iraqi PM Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 12:57 PM
    Iran's president pledged undying support for Baghdad's new government on Tuesday, telling Iraq's visiting prime minister and fellow Shi'ite Islamist, Nuri al-Maliki, that Tehran would help him end the violence at home.

  • Iran, Iraq ink three agreements Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    Iran - Iraq - MoUs At the end of official visit of Iraqi prime minister and accompanying delegation, three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed here on Wednesday evening.

  • Iran welcomes Iraqi national reconciliation plan Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    Iran - Iraq -National Reconciliation Iran welcomed Iraqi National Reconciliation Plan at the final joint press communique here at the end of official visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki.

  • US seeks sanctions against 'provocative' Iran Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    The United States government is adamant that Iran is aggressively pursuing a nuclear programme and has called for immediate sanctions, but its European Union allies believe there is still a chance for a negotiated solution to Tehran's disputed atomic work.

  • Iran-EU nuclear negotiations delayed Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    Iran - EU - Nuclear The spokeswoman for EU Foreign Policy Chief Javier Solana, Christina Gallach, announced here on Wednesday that Solana's meeting with secretary of IRI Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Larijani is delayed.

  • Cuba backs Iran's right to master peaceful nuclear technology Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:41 PM
    Cuba - Iran - Nuclear Cuban Foreign Minister Filipe Perez Roque in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Manouchehr Mottaki, reiterated NAM's and his country's backing for Iran's peaceful nuclear program.

  • Iran says open to "new conditions" over standoff Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday he was open to what he called new conditions to resolve Tehran's standoff with the West over its nuclear program and believed talks could end the dispute.

  • Iran says U.S. departure would calm Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 13 1:14 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Supreme Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told the visiting Iraqi prime minister Wednesday that the way to end instability in Iraq is for U.S. forces to withdraw.

  • EU, Iran to hold new talks to end nuclear crisis Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Sep 13 10:10 AM
    The European Union is to issue new calls to Iran to suspend uranium enrichment, after the six world powers trying to strike a nuclear deal with Tehran failed to agree on a joint statement at a UN atomic agency meeting here.

  • EU-Iran nuclear talks postponed Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Sep 13 11:17 AM
    BRUSSELS : A meeting planned for Thursday between EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana and Iran's top nuclear negotiator Ali Larijani has been postponed and only their aides will meet in Paris, Solana's spokeswoman said.

  • Official says Maliki's visit to Iran a turning point in bilateral ties Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 13 2:40 PM
    Iran - Iraq - VP First Vice-President Parviz Davoudi called Iraqi PM visit to Tehran as a turning point in bilateral relations adding the positive and important outcome of the visit will be seen soon.

  • Iraqi Leader Asks Iran for Help With Security Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 12 11:58 AM
    In his first state visit to Iran, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki today asked for support in quelling violence.

  • Iraq asks Iran's help to end its violence Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 13 3:38 AM
    In his first state visit to Iran, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki discussed the security situation in Iraq with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and asked for his support in quelling the violence that threatens to fracture Iraq. "We had a...

  • Iran closes down 2 opposition newspapers, including 1 that poked fun of president Open this result in new window
    Contra Costa Times - Sep 13 7:07 AM
    Iran closed down two opposition newspapers on Monday, one of which had recently poked fun at hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the way his government has handled nuclear talks with the West.

  • U.S. says there is no Iran suspension offer Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 12:23 PM
    Iran has not offered to temporarily suspend its uranium enrichment program as part of an effort to launch nuclear negotiations with six major powers, despite reports it had shown flexibility, the State Department said on Tuesday.

  • Iran, Climate on Agenda for Blair and China's Wen Open this result in new window
    Planet Ark - Sep 13 4:57 PM
    LONDON - Iran's nuclear ambitions and the looming humanitarian crisis in Sudan will be among topics discussed by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Prime Minister Tony Blair when they meet in Britain on Wednesday.

  • Iran says talks can resolve nuclear standoff Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 6:17 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday he believed his dispute with the West over his country's nuclear program could be resolved through negotiations and that he was open to "new conditions."

  • EU, US urge Iran to choose diplomatic solution to N-crisis Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Sep 13 1:00 PM
    The United States and Europe today urged Iran to choose negotiations over UN sanctions, even as EU-Iran talks on Tehran's refusal to heed demands that it suspend unranium enrichment stalled.

  • Iran ready for unconditional resumption of nuclear talks: FM Open this result in new window
    Business Recorder - Sep 13 4:46 PM
    HAVANA: Iran is ready to resume unconditional negotiations on the stand-off over its nuclear program, its Foreign Minister Manoucher Mottaki told diplomats in Havana, Non-Aligned Movement delegates said on Wednesday.'In response to the call by the ....

  • Iran still refusing to halt enrichment Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 12 9:46 AM
    Iran still refuses to suspend uranium enrichment before the start of talks on its nuclear program a key demand by the six nations locked in a diplomatic standoff with the Islamic republic, officials said Tuesday.

  • Khatami offers moderate vision of Iran Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 13 12:29 PM
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Iran's former President Mohammed Khatami could be found munching seared salmon and Caesar salad last weekend with Harvard professors on the last leg of a five-city U.S. tour.

  • EU, Iran to hold new talks to end nuclear crisis Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Sep 13 10:47 AM
    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Mohamed ElBaradei (L) and Chairman Yukiya Amano review documents in Vienna. The United States and Europe have urged Iran to choose negotiations over sanctions ahead of a fresh round of EU-Iran talks on Tehran's contested nuclear programme.