President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday Iran had overcome difficulties en route to a nuclear energy industry and no one could stop it, a day after France called for wider European sanctions to rein in Tehran.
The U.S. compromised to strike a deal with North Korea on nukes. But such a bargain will be tougher to achieve with Iran
Iran stifled a potential cholera outbreak three weeks ago, after the infection was probably carried there from Iraq, the World Health Organisation revealed Thursday.
The EU, under pressure from France, will debate on October 15 whether to slap new sanctions on Iran but the talks will be tough, with Germany and Italy reluctant to act outside the United Nations.
by Staff Writers Brussels (AFP) Oct 4, 2007 Italy, Germany and France would have to pay the heaviest price for any European Union sanctions against Iran, at a time when the Islamic republic is already turning more toward Asia for its business.
Fellow US foes Iran and Syria have signed an agreement for Tehran to export a billion dollars worth of gas every year to its chief regional ally, Iranian state television reported on Thursday.
British military intelligence officers and the U.S. commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan say Iran is supplying Taliban fighters with weaponry.
The speaker of Iran's parliament cancelled a speech to the Council of Europe in protest at an invitation to the head of the outlawed Iranian opposition, the official IRNA news agency reported Thursday.
A recent wave of whale and dolphin deaths off the coast of Iran is being blamed on high pollution levels and a July oil spill.
Iran on Wednesday blamed what it described as "U.S.-backed terrorists" for the fatal assassination of a Shiite cleric during a religious festival, saying Washington seeks to incite ethnic and religious tensions to undermine the government.