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France, Saudi concerned over Iran's nuclear programme: Minister (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 21:12:39 GMT

French Defence Minister Herve Morin said Saturday that Saudi Arabia and France share a common "concern" over Iran's nuclear programme.

Dems go on record against military action in Iran (USA Today)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 18:01:36 GMT

Still reeling from the fallout of authorizing the Iraq war five years ago, congressional Democrats are determined to put themselves early on record as opposing military action in Iran.

Israeli FM to China for Iran sanctions talks (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 12:48:25 GMT

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Tzipi Livni leaves for China on Saturday for talks with the government on sanctions against Iran over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, Israeli sources said.

Don't threaten Iran, retired general says (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 04:06:08 GMT

EDWARDSVILLE — The United States should stress diplomacy in dealing with Iran because threatening military action "makes no sense," retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey said Saturday.

Demo over Iran women 'oppression' (BBC News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 15:27:58 GMT

A demonstration takes place by women opposed to what they say is the oppression of women in Iran.

Link to Iran might crush steel deal with India (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 00:36:21 GMT

A deal with Indian company Essar Global to build a $1.6 billion taconite mill on the Iron Range may be on the rocks, just three days after it was announced, because of the company's developing ties with Iran. According to news reports, Essar is in negotiations to build an oil refinery in southern Iran -- an act that could violate U.S. law regarding terrorist nations. It was just Wednesday when ...

Europeans ponder sanctions against Iran (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 04:25:36 GMT

Britain and France are leading a push for new EU sanctions to punish Iran over its nuclear program. But while European nations increasingly fear a war in their backyard, the continent is divided over how to deal with the crisis.

Steinmeier warnt vor Gewalt im Iran-Konflikt (Deutsche Welle)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 04:20:01 GMT

HAMBURG: Der deutsche Außenminister Frank-Walter Steinmeier hat eindringlich vor dem Einsatz militärischer Gewalt im Atomkonflikt mit dem Iran gewarnt. Auf dem SPD-Parteitag in Hamburg sagte Steinmeier, Nuklearwaffen im Mittleren Osten müssten verhindert werden.

Iran sanctions 'a sign of restraint not a war cry' (The Scotsman)
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Sun, 28 Oct 2007 01:36:03 GMT

IN ANNOUNCING new sanctions against an elite unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, Bush administration officials took pains last week to offer assurances that at least for now, the United States is not going to war with Iran.

Missiles pose no threat, Iran says (UPI)
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Sat, 27 Oct 2007 15:56:46 GMT

An Iranian minister said Tehran's missiles “bear no threat to any states” in response to claims that Iran will be capable of targeting U.S. cities by 2015.