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U.S. will cut off Iran's "malignant" actions (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 25 Oct 2007 03:50:49 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday the United States would cut off Iran's "malignant" activities in Iraq and was working urgently to impose more punitive measures against Tehran.

U.S. to Impose New Sanctions Targeting Iran's Military (Washington Post)
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Thu, 25 Oct 2007 02:43:19 GMT

The Bush administration plans to roll out an unprecedented package of unilateral sanctions against Iran today, including the long-awaited designations of its Revolutionary Guard Corps as a proliferator of weapons of mass destruction and of the elite Quds Force as a supporter of terrorism, according...

U.S. bunker-buster request prompts Iran attack fears (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 22:59:44 GMT

Some Democratic lawmakers questioned on Wednesday whether a new Bush administration request for $88 million to fit "bunker-busting" bombs to B-2 stealth bombers was part of preparations for an attack on Iran.

Multiple Iran negotiators may complicate talks: EU (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:30:05 GMT

The EU's top diplomat said on Wednesday Iran's new chief nuclear negotiator was upstaged by his predecessor at Rome talks, warning that "multiple players" from Iran could further complicate negotiations with the West.

Iran "perhaps single greatest" security risk to US: Rice (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:08:18 GMT

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice singled out Iran Wednesday as "perhaps the single greatest challenge" to US security but stressed that diplomacy was the preferred way to end its nuclear drive.

'New, constructive ideas' in Iran nuclear talks: negotiator (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 18:19:23 GMT

Iran's former nuclear pointman Ali Larijani said Wednesday that "new and constructive ideas" had emerged during talks in Rome on the crisis surrounding Tehran's contested nuclear programme.

PBS Frontline: 'Showdown With Iran' (Washington Post)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 17:06:55 GMT

Frontline producer Greg Barker will be online Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. ET to discuss his film, "Showdown With Iran," about the battle between the U.S. and Iran for power and influence in the Middle East, the threat posed by an Iranian nuclear program, and how U.S. efforts to install democracy in Iraq have strengthened Iran's position.

Actually, Iran is not so tough (International Herald Tribune)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:21:59 GMT

Iran is weak, but this doesn't mean the U.S. or Israel should now go ahead and attack.

Iran: Constructive nuke ideas put forth (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 15:50:30 GMT

Constructive ideas that could yield progress over the impasse on Iran's nuclear program were introduced during talks this week with top Italian and European Union officials, Tehran's former top negotiator said Wednesday.

Obama hits Clinton on Iran (USA Today)
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Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:29:42 GMT

Democrat Barack Obama has stepped up criticism of front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton, sending Iowans a mailing noting that he opposed a measure that critics warn could lead to war with Iran and was supported by Clinton.