The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps warned the U.S. Wednesday against attacking the Islamic Republic, saying if it did, Washington would be "stuck in a quagmire" worse than Iraq or Afghanistan.
A top Taliban military commander in Afghanistan, Mullah Mansour Dadullah, has denied any links between the Taliban and Iran, according to the transcript of a video interview posted online.
The United States said Wednesday it knew in advance of a visit by Russia's foreign minister to Iran and declined to criticize Moscow for the move, amid discontent at Washington's hard stance on Tehran's atomic drive.
People in the United States see Iran as by far the greatest threat to world stability, with China a distant second, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.
Iran warned the United States on Wednesday it would find itself in a "quagmire deeper than Iraq" if it attacked the Islamic state, and Russia intensified efforts for a diplomatic solution to Tehran's nuclear row with the West.
Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Senator Hillary Clinton was attacked by her Democratic rivals last night on issues from Iran and Iraq to Social Security and whether illegal immigrants should get driver's licenses.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday urged Tehran to help defuse the crisis with Turkey over Kurdish rebels and called for Iran's support at a conference on Iraq this week.
A top U.S. diplomat on Wednesday pressed Europe to slap new sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, stepping up a push by Washington to hold Tehran accountable for defying U.N. demands.
The future of troops in Iraq and the potential of a U.S. showdown with Iran dominated much of Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate -- with front-runner Hillary Clinton's votes on the two issues at the center.
Iran warned the United States on Wednesday it would find itself in a "quagmire deeper than Iraq" if it attacked the Islamic state, and Russia stepped up efforts for a diplomatic solution to Tehran's nuclear row with the West.