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  • Iran and Venezuela plan anti-U.S. fund Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 31 minutes ago
    Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad fiery anti-American leaders whose moves to extend their influence have alarmed Washington said Saturday they would help finance investment projects in other countries seeking to thwart U.S. domination.
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  • Venezuela, Iran to 'thwart U.S.' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- fiery anti-American leaders whose moves to extend their influence have alarmed Washington -- said Saturday they would help finance investment projects in other countries seeking to thwart U.S. domination.
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  • Anti-U.S. allies Venezuela and Iran seek OPEC oil cut Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Venezuela and Iran strengthened their growing ties on Saturday with a stream of anti-U.S. statements, various commercial agreements and a pledge to push for a cut in world oil supplies to counter plunging prices.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Iran and Venezuela have called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging world crude prices.
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  • Iran leader's nuke diplomacy questioned Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 11:42 AM
    Conservatives and reformists are openly challenging President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line nuclear diplomacy an unusual agreement across Iran's political spectrum, with many saying his provocative remarks have increasingly isolated their country.
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  • Iran increases voting age from 15 to 18 in national elections Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 13 9:18 AM
    Iran's constitutional watchdog, the Guardian Council, has passed into law a parliament bill that raises the voting age in national elections from 15 to 18, state-run television reported Saturday.
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  • Iran and Venezuela Plan Anti-U.S. Fund Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    Iran, Venezuela Offer to Finance Efforts by Other Countries to Overcome U.S. Domination
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  • Iran, Venezuela Urge OPEC to Keep Oil Production Low (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jan 13 6:31 PM
    Jan. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Iran and Venezuela will urge other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to lower oil production in a bid to bolster prices as cooperation between the two nations grows.
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  • Iran and Venezuela back oil cuts Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 13 2:44 PM
    Iran and Venezuela call for Opec to cut oil production, as the Iranian president begins a Latin American tour.
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  • Steve Clemons: A Glimpse at America's Brewing Nightmare with Iran Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 13 4:11 PM
    I suspect that we will soon see more collisions between US military squads and Special Force operations against suspected Syrian and Iranian convoys and personnel -- civilian and military -- inside Iraq as well as more border interdiction. At some point, these units will go into Syria and Iran to accomplish their "disruption" missions. At that point, Syria and Iran will make a calculation as ...
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  • US seeks to banish Iran war 'rumor' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 3:27 AM
    The White House and the Pentagon are struggling to dispel fears that US President George W. Bush's warnings to Syria and Iran over Iraq and a US military buildup in the Gulf had set the stage for war.
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  • RJ Eskow: Iran: The Pale Horse Approaches Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 13 10:41 AM
    Sometime in the next several months an announcer will interrupt regularly scheduled programming to introduce the President who, blinking rapidly, will announce a series of air strikes against Iran. That announcement will probably use religious rhetoric that makes a tragic situation even worse. Iran, Iraq, a wreck. That's how you conjugate war in the Middle East, and Iran is the future tense. ...
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  • Iran Parliament Passes Bill Lifting Voting Age To Eighteen Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - Sources on Sunday reported that the Guardian council of Iran passed a parliament bill into law, raising the voting age in national elections from fifteen to eighteen years. The report noted that the council approved the bill on Wednesday, a day after parliament had passed the bill.
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  • Iran, Venezuela agree to finance third countries to oppose U.S. domination Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 13 6:17 PM
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The presidents of Venezuela and Iran, whose efforts to extend their influence have alarmed officials in Washington, said Saturday they are ready to spend the equivalent of billions of dollars to help countries free themselves from U.S. domination.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - 59 minutes ago
    Iran and Venezuela have called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging world crude prices. "We agreed this afternoon to coordinate our forces within OPEC," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a speech with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Administration: No plan to strike Iran Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 12 8:13 PM
    U.S. officials said Friday there was no immediate plan to strike targets in Iran, but they also wouldn't rule out military action.
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  • US pressures Iran on different fronts Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    While the US troops in Iraq attacked Iran's representative office in the northern Iraqi city of Arbil on Thursday morning and disarmed the guard of Iran's representative office around 5:00 am and then broke the door and entered into the building, another measures were being taken.
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  • Venezuela, Iran to support OPEC production cut Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela and Iran have agreed to call for a production cut by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Saturday.
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  • Iran, Venezuela Announce Anti-U.S. Fund Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - fiery anti-American leaders whose moves to extend their influence have alarmed Washington - said Saturday they would help finance investment projects in other countries seeking to thwart U.S. domination. CBS News Interactive: About Venezuela CBS News Interactive: About Iran
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  • Huge drug haul in Iran Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Police today found more than two tonnes of various drugs in a pickup truck in eastern Iran, the state-run television reported. "The drugs seized include two tonnes of opium, 106 kg of heroin, and 12.7 kg of crystal," the television quoted a police report as saying.
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  • Rice launches mideast consultations on Iraq, Iran, Mideast peace Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Israel today on her third trip to the Middle East since October 2006 saying she planned to discuss with US allies in the region topics including Iraq, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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  • Iraq for best relations with Syria, Iran, US Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    Spokesman for Iraq's government, Ali al-Dabagh on Thursday declared his country's call for most favorable relations with Iran, Syria and the US.
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  • Iran raises voting age to 18 Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Iran's constitutional watchdog, the Guardian Council, has passed into law a parliament bill that raises the voting age in national elections from 15 to 18 years.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 13 4:27 PM
    CARACAS (AFP) - Iran and Venezuela called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging crude prices.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 42 minutes ago
    Iran and Venezuela called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging crude prices. "We agreed this afternoon to coordinate our forces within OPEC," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a speech with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Iran non-oil exports to Iraq near 1 billion dollars Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    Iran's non-oil products exported to Iraq during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March-October 2006) reached dlrs 900 million, the Managing Director of Export Affairs Department in Mines and Industries Ministry, Hossein Esfandiari, said yesterday.
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  • Saudi Arabia and Iran on expansion of ties Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    Iran's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Hosseini in a meeting today with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz stressed on expansion of bilateral ties.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    CARACAS Iran and Venezuela on Saturday called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging world crude prices. "We agreed this afternoon to coordinate our forces within OPEC," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a speech with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jan 13 5:33 PM
    CARACAS - Iran and Venezuela called here Saturday for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging world crude prices. "We agreed this afternoon to coordinate our forces within OPEC," Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said in a speech with his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Spain for Syria, Iran role; no regional progress Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    Former Spanish prime minister and head of Spain's Socialist Party Philippe Gonzales called for Iran's serious participation in the Middle East peace process.
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  • U.S. Iran Tensions Rise 2nd Carrier To Gulf Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Jan 13 6:21 PM
    After months of tense negotiations, the United Nations' Security Council voted unanimously Dec. 23rd to impose limited economic sanctions against Iran for that nation's refusal to halt its uranium enrichment operation.
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  • Tensions rise as Washington accuses Iran over militias Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jan 13 4:10 PM
    Tensions between the US and Iran were set to escalate last night after it was revealed that President George Bush had signed an executive order several months ago, authorising American troops to undertake wide-ranging military action against Iranian operatives active inside Iraq.
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  • Saudi Arabia and Iran on expansion of ties Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    Iran's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Mohammad Hosseini in a meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz stressed on expansion of bilateral ties.
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  • Iran Conservatives, Reformers Criticize Hard Nuclear Line Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 13 11:55 AM
    TEHRAN (AP)--Conservatives and reformists are openly challenging President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line nuclear diplomacy, in an unusual show of agreement across Iran's political spectrum. Many say Ahmadinejad's provocative remarks are increasingly isolating the country.
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  • Iran and Venezuela plan anti-U.S. fund Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - 51 minutes ago
    The two countries had previously revealed plans for a joint $2 billion fund to finance investments in Venezuela and Iran, but the leaders said Saturday the money would also be used for projects in friendly countries throughout the developing world.
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  • Iran officially invited to attend Int'l Water Exhibition in Spain Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 2:52 PM
    Spain - Iran - Expo 2008 Spain's government officially invited Islamic Republic of Iran to attend international exhibition of "Water and Sustainable Development" dubbed as "EXPO 2008".
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  • Venezuela and Iran support OPEC cuts: Chavez Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    CARACAS - Venezuela and Iran will back cuts in OPEC output to oversupplied world markets in order to support prices, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Saturday.
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  • Iran Leader's Nuke Diplomacy Questioned Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 13 11:06 AM
    Conservatives and reformists are openly challenging President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line nuclear diplomacy _ an unusual agreement across Iran's political spectrum, with many saying his provokative remarks have increasingly isolated their country.
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  • 59% increase in Iran's non-oil export Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 44 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 14 (IranMania) - Iran's major indices show a 59% increase and and a 12% decrease in export of non-oil and oil products respectively as well as a 4% drop in the country's foreign debts over the first five months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), IRNA reported.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jan 13 4:51 PM
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez(L) welcomes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas. Iran and Venezuela called for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging crude prices.
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  • Do Not Isolate Iran Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Jan 13 4:23 PM
    RIYADH, 14 January 2007 Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Gianfranco Fini said here yesterday at a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal that Italy called on Iran to play a role in solving many problems in the Middle East.
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  • US seeks to banish Iran war 'rumor' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 2:17 PM
    The White House and the Pentagon struggled to dispel fears that US President George W. Bush's warnings to Syria and Iran over Iraq and a US military buildup in the Gulf had set the stage for war.
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  • White House softens Iran tone Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jan 13 12:28 AM
    The administration tries to assure the public and lawmakers that it isn't planning a second war in the Middle East. WASHINGTON The Bush administration sought to assure lawmakers and the public Friday that despite harsh new rhetoric, it did not intend to go to war with Iran, even as U.S. sources charged that Iranians captured in Irbil, Iraq, were suspected members of Iran's Revolutionary ...
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  • Iran's non oil exports rise to dlrs 11.6bn Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    13 January 2007 The deputy commerce minister said that the value of Iran's non-oil exports in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (starting on March 21) has risen to dlrs 11,6 billion.
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  • Iran Pres' Nuke Stance Increasingly Challenged From Within Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 13 8:25 AM
    TEHRAN (AP)--Iran's conservatives and reformists are openly challenging President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line nuclear diplomacy tactics, with many saying his provocative remarks are doing more harm than good.
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  • Iran, Venezuela urge OPEC output cuts to support prices Open this result in new window
    Zawya - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    CARACAS, Jan 13, 2007 (AFP) - Iran and Venezuela called here Saturday for new OPEC oil production cuts to support plunging crude prices.
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  • Iran's president hails Chavez on anti-US LatAm tour Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 28 minutes ago
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, seeking support among US critics in Latin America, has held talks with President Hugo Chavez, hailing his counterpart as an ideological ally.
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  • Iran, Gambia presidents discuss issues of mutual interest Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 2:52 PM
    Iran - Gambia - Presidents President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Gambian President Alhaji Yahya Jammeh discussed issues of mutual interest in the Banjul International Airport on Saturday.
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  • Rice Launches Mideast Consultations on Iraq, Iran, Mideast Peace Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jan 13 6:34 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Jerusalem January 13 on her third trip to the Middle East since October 2006 saying she planned to discuss with U.S. allies in the region topics including Iraq, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I think its important to see all of this as a process of building relationships, building a sense of consultation and getting a strong sense of ...
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  • Saudi Arabia, Italy emphasize peaceful solution of Iran N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 2:52 PM
    Saudi Arabia - Italy - Iran Dossier Foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Italy in a joint press conference here on Saturday underlined the peaceful solution of Iran's nuclear dossier.
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  • UN-weary, US opts for unilateral moves against Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Recent US operations against Iranian interests in Iraq appear to signal a shift by Washington towards unilateral action after growing frustated with slow-moving UN diplomacy.
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  • U.S. denies military plans against Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 12:36 PM
    The United States denied on Friday it was preparing for military action against Iran and Syria, after President George W. Bush issued a stern warning to them, raising concerns of a spillover from the Iraq war.
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  • Iran's anti-U.S. president heads to Venezuela Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 11:19 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad left Iran on Friday for his second trip to Latin America in four months, starting with a visit to Venezuela and talks with its anti-U.S. President Hugo Chavez.
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  • Argentina Pursues Iran in '94 Blast As Neighbors Court Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jan 13 6:00 PM
    BUENOS AIRES -- As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Latin America this weekend to strengthen economic and political ties with the region, Argentina's NĂ©stor Kirchner will not be in the line of presidents turning out to greet him.
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  • Iran's caution under sanctions eases heat at IAEA Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 9:02 AM
    Talk of staging a special U.N. nuclear watchdog meeting to pile pressure on Iran has abated because of its moderate response to new U.N. sanctions and a wish to avoid damaging strife within the agency, diplomats say.
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  • Iran-Spain agree on research cooperation Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 11:37 AM
    Spain - Iran - Research Islamic Republic of Iran and Spain have agreed on expansion of academic and research cooperation, especially in the fields of international relations and political issues.
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  • Rice to head to Middle East with Iran in her sights Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 10:28 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaves for the Middle East to promote the newly unveiled US strategy for the Iraq war and to increase pressure on Iran over its alleged interference in Iraq.
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  • Iran-Syria-US US raid on Iran's consulate a 'provocative move': Syrian official Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 8:37 AM
    A senior Syrian official on Saturday described the US troops' raid on Iran's consulate in Erbil, Kurdestan province of Iraq as a 'provocative move' which will harm Iran-Iraq relations.
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  • Iran's President Begins Tour of Latin American Nations Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jan 13 4:58 AM
    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad begins a Latin American tour Saturday that will include stops in Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador. The Iranian leader already has strong ties with Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the United States.
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  • Iran's ambassador stresses on expansion of ties with Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 11:22 AM
    Iran - Saudi Arabia - Ambassador Iran's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Seyed Mohammad Hosseini in a meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdelaziz stressed on expansion of bilateral ties.
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  • Iran's President Begins Tour of Latin American Nations Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 13 9:08 AM
    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad begins a Latin American tour Saturday that will include stops in Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador. The Iranian leader already has strong ties with Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the United States. From Miami, VOA's Brian Wagner reports the trip shows that Mr. Ahmadinejad is seeking more allies in the region.
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  • Rice: U.S. aims to curb Iran aggression Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 5:06 PM
    U.S. raids that President Bush approved against Iranian targets in Iraq are part of broad efforts to confront Tehran's aggression, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday.
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  • Iran's president in Caracas on an anti-US LatAm tour Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 3:06 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, seeking support among Washington's critics, arrived for talks with his ideological "brother" President Hugo Chavez in a decidedly anti-US Latin American tour.
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  • Iran's non oil exports rise to dlrs 11.6bn in first 9 months Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 13 9:07 AM
    The deputy commerce minister said that the value of Iran's non-oil exports in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (starting on March 21) has risen to dlrs 11,6 billion. -IRNA
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  • Iran defeats UAE 2-0 in football friendly Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 13 9:09 AM
    Iran hit once in the last minute of each half to beat home side the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 2-0 in a football friendly in Abu Dhabi Friday. -MNA
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  • Gates rules out cross-border raids on networks in Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 8:47 AM
    US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has ruled out US cross-border raids in Iran or Syria in pursuit of networks smuggling arms and foreign fighters into Iraq.
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  • British soldier not Iran spy but "a patriot": lawyer Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 8:03 AM
    A British soldier, accused of spying for Iran whilst working as an interpreter for NATO's commander in Afghanistan, is a "patriot," his lawyer told a London court on Friday.
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  • Rice Launches Mideast Consultations on Iraq, Iran, Mideast Peace Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Department of State - Jan 13 5:22 PM
    Secretary Rice arrives in Jerusalem January 13 on the first leg of a Mideast tour, saying she plans to discuss with U.S. allies in the region topics including Iraq, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  I think its important to see all of this as a process of building relationships, building a sense of consultation and getting a strong sense of where people stand on important issues, ...
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  • British soldier set to face Iran spy trial Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 7:32 AM
    A British soldier who worked as an interpreter for NATO's commander in Afghanistan should face trial within the coming year over accusations he spied for Iran, a judge said on Friday.
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  • Iran's ambassador: Raid on Iran's consulate, sign of US inability in political arena Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 7:52 AM
    Iran - US - Japan Iran's Ambassador to Tokyo Mohsen Talaei said here Saturday that the recent US raid on Iran's consulate in the Iraqi city of Erbil and the kidnapping of five of its staff is violation of all international convention and laws which proves the country's inability and weakness in the political arena.
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  • Lebanese parliamentarian condemns US raid on Iran's consulate Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 8:07 AM
    Lebanon - Iran - US A member of the Human Rights Committee of Lebanon's Parliament condemned the US forces' raid on Iran's consulate in Erbil, Iraq calling it a violation of international regulations.
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  • Coordination Council for Islamic Publicity condemns US attacks on Iran's consulate Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 8:22 AM
    Iran - Iraq - US Coordination Council for Islamic Publicity issued a statement here Saturday to condemn the recent dastardly and savage attacks of US troops on Iran's consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil.
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  • Iran attending Hannover carpet fair Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 6:56 AM
    Germany - Iran - Carpets Iranian carpet traders are taking part at the DOMOTEX 2007 World Trade Fair for Carpet and Floor Coverings which opened in the northeastern German city of Hannover on Saturday.
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  • Iran's non oil exports rise to dlrs 11.6bn Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 6:26 AM
    Iran - Trade - Export The deputy commerce minister said that the value of Iran's non-oil exports in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (starting on March 21) has risen to dlrs 11,6 billion.
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  • White House not out to provoke Iran, Rice says Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Jan 13 1:35 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Saturday that the Bush administration is not seeking to provoke a wider Middle East war by arresting Iranians in Iraq and sending a second aircraft carrier group to the Persian Gulf.
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  • Bush Speech Hints at Possibility of War with Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 12 4:33 PM
    Ted Koppel, NPR senior news analyst, says he thinks the United States is actively preparing for the possibility of war with Iran. A top military officer told him as much, but it did not sink in until he heard President Bush's speech Wednesday night.
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  • Gates: Action Against Iran a 'Last Resort' Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Jan 13 12:31 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) U.S. officials said Friday that Washington had no immediate plan to strike targets in Iran, but they also would not rule out military action.
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  • Jon Soltz: More Evidence U.S. Is Preparing for Iran Strike Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jan 12 3:34 PM
    Last week I argued that that the escalation of the war in Iraq was actually an escalation of the quiet war we have been indirectly waging with Iran. The facts just seemed to add up because the movement of troops and military equipment don't lie, only the politicians that send them. Now, more evidence is piling up, as we have deployed Patriot Missiles to the region. Clearly every military ...
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  • Iran president tours Latin America bolstering anti-US ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 11:14 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, locked in a tense standoff with the United States, arrived in Venezuela for talks with his ideological "brother", US nemesis President Hugo Chavez.
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  • Foreign Relations Panel Hears from Rice on Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 12 4:27 PM
    Robert Siegel talks with Rep. Tom Lantos (D-CA), who chairs the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Thursday, Lantos presided over two hearings: one on Iraq, and the other on Iran. The latter hearing was attended by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
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  • Is Iran Unstoppable? Part III Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Jan 13 7:06 AM
    In the first two parts of this article I looked at ways of stopping Iran from enriching uranium, concluding that military action may well be the only way to do so. I then looked at various scenarios for military action and possible consequences of each and asked if, given the possible consequences... Wouldn't it be better to allow Iran to continue enriching, and instead apply the current ...
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  • Iran Tells Iraq To Stop U.S. 'Adventurism' Open this result in new window
    Moldova.org - Jan 13 6:37 AM
    Iran today called on Iraq to work to release five Iranian officials arrested by U.S. forces in Iraq and stop American "adventurism" in the war-ravaged country. The IRNA news agency said that Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki told his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar al-Zebari in a telephone conversation, that America's "illegal and adventurist acts should stop in Iraq." Six Iranians were ...
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  • Bus, truck crash kills 17 in Iran - agency Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 13 2:36 AM
    Source: Reuters TEHRAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A bus and a truck collided, killing 17 people, in Iran's western province of Hamedan, Iranian student news agency ISNA reported on Saturday. ISNA said the accident ...
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  • Foreign Relations Panel Hears from Rice on Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 12 3:37 PM
    All Things Considered , January 12, 2007 · Robert Siegel talks with Rep. Tom Lantos (D-CA), who chairs the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Thursday, Lantos presided over two hearings: one on Iraq, and the other on Iran. The latter hearing was attended by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
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  • Iran, Syria denounce Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 12:50 AM
    Iran and Syria on Thursday denounced President Bush's new Iraq strategy that blames them for fueling violence in the war-torn country, and they said the plan to send more U.S. troops would only increase bloodshed. Bush's speech Wednesday night underlined his staunch rejection of recommendations that Washington reach out to Syria and Iran in an attempt to calm Iraq.
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  • Kuwait demands peaceful solution to Iran's N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 13 3:52 AM
    Iran - Kuwait - Nuclear Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Jabir Mubarak al-Sabah here Saturday stressed the importance of finding a peaceful settlement to the Iran nuclear issue.
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  • Iran Tells Iraq To Stop U.S. 'Adventurism' Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Jan 13 2:55 AM
    January 13, 2007 -- Iran today called on Iraq to work to release five Iranian officials arrested by U.S. forces in Iraq and stop American "adventurism" in the war-ravaged country.
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  • The US moves to confront Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Jan 12 12:00 AM
    Close to the same hour Wednesday night that President Bush vowed to disrupt the "flow of support" from Iran and Syria to "terrorists and insurgents" in Iraq, US forces raided an Iranian consulate in northern Iraq, arresting five diplomats and staff and taking computers and files.
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  • U.S. denies plans against Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jan 12 11:45 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States denied on Friday it was preparing for military action against Iran and Syria, after President George W. Bush issued a stern warning to them, raising concerns of a spill-over from the Iraq war.
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  • Iran president tours Latin America bolstering anti-US ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 6:59 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is locked in a tense standoff with the United States, has arrived in Venezuela for talks with his ideological "brother," President Hugo Chavez.
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  • U.S. needs help of Syria and Iran, analysts in Middle East say / Iraq neighbors' assistance would carry a high price Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 12 2:44 PM
    By accusing Iran and Syria of supporting Iraq's terrorists and insurgents Wednesday night, President Bush inadvertently highlighted a key stumbling block to peace -- the difficulty of reconciling the rival Sunnis and Shiites without also sitting down face-to-...
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  • Iran, Syria denounce new Bush strategy on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Jan 12 11:20 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran and Syria are denouncing President Bush's new Iraq strategy, saying the plan will only lead to more bloodshed.
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  • Rice to head to Middle East with Iran in her sights Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 11 10:56 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice leaves for the Middle East hoping to increase pressure on Iran, which Washington accuses of destabilizing Iraq.
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  • Iran, Azerbaijan to bolster economic ties: envoy Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 12 11:27 PM
    Iran - Azerbaijan - Envoy Azerbaijan Ambassador to Iran Abbasali Hassanov said on Friday that Tehran and Baku were to take moves to expand economic cooperation.
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  • Stop US adventurism, Iran tells Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jan 13 12:28 AM
    TEHRAN, Jan 13, 2007 (AFP) - Iran called on Iraq to work to release five Iranian officials arrested by US forces in Iraq and stop American adventurism in the war-ravaged country, the IRNA agency reported Saturday.
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  • UN asks Iran to halt execution of Arab dissidents Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Jan 13 12:44 AM
    UN human rights experts have called on Iran to stop the imminent execution of seven Iranian Arab dissidents, facing charges of "being at war with God", citing allegations of torture and unfair trials.
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  • U.S. keeps options on Iran open Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Jan 13 1:45 AM
    WASHINGTON - U.S. officials said yesterday there was no immediate plan to strike targets in Iran, but they also wouldn't rule out military action.
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  • Senators to Bush: Stay out of Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 11 7:54 PM
    President Bush's warnings to Iran and Syria to not interfere in Iraq and the arrest of six Iranians in Iraq by U.S. troops raised eyebrows Thursday on Capitol Hill, where senators warned Bush against widening the nearly four-year-old war.
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  • Administration: No Plan to Strike Iran Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - Jan 12 7:40 PM
    WASHINGTON - U.S. officials said Friday there was no immediate plan to strike targets in Iran, but they also wouldn't rule out military action. Their comments came after President Bush vowed in a prime-time address to the nation to go after Iranian terrorist networks feeding the insurgency in Iraq.
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  • Rice warns Iran after US nabs Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 11 6:53 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Iran that the United States won't "stand idly by" if Tehran tries to disrupt Washington's renewed effort to stabilize Iraq.
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