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  • Gates says Iran sees U.S. as bogged down Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that new U.S. military moves in the Persian Gulf were prompted in part by signals from Iran that it sees the United States as vulnerable in Iraq.
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  • Rice likely to discuss Iran and Iraq with Saudis Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 3:33 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds talks with Saudi leaders on Tuesday that are widely expected to cover Iraq and the standoff between the West and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program.
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  • Iran seeks Saudi help to ease tensions with U.S. Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 11:37 AM
    Iran asked Saudi Arabia to help ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and the United States as Washington held out the possibility of "engagement" with Tehran if it changed tack in Iraq.
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  • Iran said to install uranium centrifuges Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 11:19 AM
    Iran said Monday it is installing 3,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium at one of its nuclear facilities, effectively confirming that its nuclear program is running behind schedule as the devices were to have been in place two weeks ago.
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  • Iran says pressing ahead with expanded enrichment Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 10:26 AM
    Iran said on Monday it was pressing ahead with a plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel, which the West fears is part of a program to make bombs.
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  • Israel buzzes over notion of attacking Iran Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Jan 15 4:47 PM
    The country promises intensified diplomatic actions if Iran fails to comply with a UN resolution on its nuclear activities.
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  • U.S. opens up a new front in Iraq war against Iran Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Jan 15 5:39 AM
    Washington has been moving toward a goal of containing Iran's ambitions in the Middle East.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear ambitions amid US tensions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 4:25 AM
    Iran has defiantly stuck by its ambition to massively crank up uranium enrichment capacity amid spiralling tensions with the United States over its role in the Middle East.
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  • Gates: Time is not right for Iran talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 5:24 AM
    Stepped up U.S. military activity in the Persian Gulf is to counter "very negative" behavior by Iran and undercut its belief that American forces are overcommitted in Iraq, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday.
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  • Gates Assails Iran for `Negative' Role in Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 4:11 AM
    Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates assailed Iran for playing a ``negative'' role in fomenting violence in Iraq, saying it justifies an increased American military presence in the Persian Gulf.
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  • Kurdistan Caught in Middle of Iran-U.S. Tensions Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 15 5:02 PM
    Last week, President Bush vowed to crack down on Iran, which he accused of giving weapons and support to Iraqi militants. As he made the threat on TV, U.S. forces captured five Iranians in a liaison office in the Kurdish-controlled city of Erbil, Iraq. The move infuriated the Kurds, who have traditionally been America's closest allies in Iraq.
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  • US flexes muscles towards Iran Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 15 11:12 AM
    George Bush's rhetoric, and tougher action on the ground, signal a greater US willingness to confront Iran's influence, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.
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  • Iran says working with Iraq over U.S. arrests Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 1:45 AM
    Iran said on Monday it was working with Iraqi officials on securing the release of five Iranians arrested by U.S. forces in Iraq last week and accused of running arms and money to Iraqi militants.
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  • Iran eyes at least 3,000 centrifuges at nuclear plant Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 1:50 AM
    Iran is aiming to install at least 3,000 centrifuges at a key nuclear plant, the government spokesman said, confirming Tehran would make a major announcement on its atomic programme next month.
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  • Iran leader courts Latin America allies Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jan 15 12:17 AM
    Iran's hardline president, touring Latin America in search of an alliance of "revolutionary countries," said the U.S. is trying to hide its failures in Iraq by accusing his nation of funding insurgents there.
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  • Iran Must Be Stopped by Claude Salhani UPI International Editor Washington DC (UPI) Jan 15, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    While optimistic about the future of the Middle East, Israel's former ambassador to the United States believes Iran will have to be stopped, possibly by military force.
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  • Rice to discuss Iran, Iraq with Saudis Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will hold talks with Saudi leaders that are widely expected to cover Iraq and Iran's nuclear program.
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  • Kurdistan Caught in Middle of Iran-U.S. Tensions Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jan 15 5:06 PM
    All Things Considered , January 15, 2007 Last week, President Bush vowed to crack down on Iran, which he accused of giving weapons and support to Iraqi militants.
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  • Bush, Cheney renew Iran warning to stay out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 11:17 PM
    US President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney issued new warnings to Iran, saying it must keep out of Iraq, but Iraq's foreign minister instead called for the release of five Iranians in US custody in his country.
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  • Iran's leader urges Muslim unity Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 15 8:43 AM
    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, calls for greater Muslim unity amid continuing fears over Iraq.
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  • US Defends Gulf Buildup, Calls Iran Actions 'Very Negative' Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    by Staff Writers Brussels (AFP) Jan 15, 2007 Calling Iran's actions in the Middle East "very negative, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday a US military buildup in the Gulf is intended to show Washington's long-term commitment to the region.
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  • China's CNPC to invest 3.6 billion dollars in Iran gas block Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 10:55 PM
    China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country's biggest oil producer, will invest 3.6 billion dollars to develop a block in Iran's offshore gas field, state media has reported.
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  • British, US see Iran behind violence in south Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    LONDON: Britain and US officials believe Iran to be behind attacks against British troops stationed in southern Iraq, The Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday.
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  • White House: Can't rule out attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jan 14 7:22 PM
    The White House said Sunday it is not planning military action against Iran, but refused to rule out the possibility, bucking pressure from several senators who said the administration is not authorized to do so.
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  • Rice likely to discuss Iran and Iraq with Saudis Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Jan 15 3:22 PM
    RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds talks with Saudi leaders on Tuesday that are widely expected to cover Iraq and the standoff between the West and Iran over Tehran's nuclear programme.
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  • Iran presses on with enrichment Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jan 15 3:57 AM
    Iran says it is pressing ahead with its nuclear programme despite recent sanctions by the UN Security Council.
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  • U.S. accuses Iran over officials seized in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 7:19 PM
    The United States accused five Iranians it arrested in Iraq of running arms and money to Iraqi militants as Iraq joined Iran in calling for the men's release.
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  • Talk of Israeli strike in Iran shows risks: Rice Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 7:22 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Sunday that speculation about an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities underscored the risk of failing to persuade Tehran to halt uranium enrichment.
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  • Iran pressing ahead with expanded enrichment Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 11 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Iran said it was pressing ahead with a plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel, which the West fears is part of a program to make bombs, Reuters reported.
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  • Gates assails Iran for 'Negative' role in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 11 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - US Defense Secretary Robert Gates assailed Iran for playing a "negative'' role in fomenting violence in Iraq, saying it justifies an increased American military presence in the Persian Gulf, Bloomberg reported.
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  • New York Rabbi Finds Friends in Iran and Enemies at Home Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 14 7:06 PM
    The rabbi attended a conference in Iran that debated the Holocaust. His group believes the Holocaust has been exploited to justify the existence of Israel.
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  • US accuses Iran over officials seized in Iraq Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 26 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - The United States accused five Iranians it arrested in Iraq of running arms and money to Iraqi militants as Iraq joined Iran in calling for the men's release, Reuters reported.
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  • Iran says working with Iraq over US arrests Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 11 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Iran said it was working with Iraqi officials on securing the release of five Iranians arrested by US forces in Iraq last week and accused of running arms and money to Iraqi militants, Reuters reported.
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  • Talk of Israeli strike in Iran shows risks: Rice Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 26 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said that speculation about an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities underscored the risk of failing to persuade Tehran to halt uranium enrichment, Reuters reported.
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  • Conservatives, reformers wary of Iran's N-row Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 26 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - 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, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Iran's bank reforms underway Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 24 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Iran has launched a massive banking system reform, which will reportedly see a greater role of electronic banking and private enterprise in banking activities over the next few years.
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  • Iran eyes at least 3,000 centrifuges at nuke plant Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 11 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Iran is aiming to install at least 3,000 centrifuges at a key nuclear plant, the government spokesman said, confirming Tehran would make a major announcement on its atomic programme next month, AFP reported.
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  • Gates: Time is not right for Iran talks Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 11 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Stepped up US military activity in the Persian Gulf is to counter "very negative" behavior by Iran and undercut its belief that American forces are overcommitted in Iraq, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said, The Associated Press reported.
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  • India willing to pay more for extra Iran LNG Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 23 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - India is willing to pay a higher price for extra quantities of liquefied natural gas from Iran if the latter honors an existing contract for five mln tons, Oil Minister Murli Deora said, Iran Daily reported.
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  • Rice likely to discuss Iran and Iraq with Saudis Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 15 3:29 PM
    Source: Reuters RIYADH, Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds talks with Saudi leaders on Tuesday that are widely expected to cover Iraq and the standoff between the West and Iran over ...
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  • CNPC to invest $3.6 bln in Iran's gas block Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 26 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country's biggest oil producer, will invest $3 bln and 600 mln to develop a block in Iran's offshore gas field, state media has reported, according to an AFP report.
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  • Iran's oil refining confab next month Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 24 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - The first international conference on Irans oil refining industries will be held in Tehran on February 17-18.
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  • No ban on Persepolis in Iran: official Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 23 minutes ago
    LONDON, January 16 (IranMania) - Head of Irans Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organizations Research Center has said that enthusiasts, cameramen and researchers cannot be banned from entering historical monument of Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis) in Fars province.
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  • Gates: Iran sees US as bogged down Open this result in new window
    China Daily - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    BRUSSELS, Belgium - US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that new US military moves in the Persian Gulf were prompted in part by signals from Iran that it sees the United States as vulnerable in Iraq.
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  • New U.S. defense chief tough on Iran Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jan 15 5:43 PM
    The new U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday was tough on Iran, indicating that it is not the right time to engage with the Islamic republic.
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  • Iran says it is installing centrifuges to enrich uranium Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jan 15 10:47 AM
    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran said Monday it is installing 3,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium at one of its nuclear facilities, effectively confirming that its nuclear program is running behind schedule as the...
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  • Iran says pressing ahead with expanded enrichment Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Jan 15 10:20 AM
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it was pressing ahead with a plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel, which the West fears is part of a programme to make bombs.
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  • Top Iran official meets Saudi monarch Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 2:45 PM
    Iran's top national security official Ali Larijani held talks with Saudi King Abdullah, the official SPA official news agency reported.
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  • US keeps pressure on Iran over Iraq meddling Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 1:57 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney warned Iran's leaders to "keep their folks at home" after US forces detained a group of Iranians on suspicion of trying to disrupt efforts to stabilize Iraq.
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  • Iran, Iraq sign MoU on transportation Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 2:53 PM
    Iran - Iraq - MoU Iran and Iraq by signing an MoU here Monday decided to expand cooperation in the fields of air, land and sea transportation. In the signing ceremony, Iran's Minister of Road and Transportation Mohammad Rahmati said, "Iran will try to expand bilateral cooperation with Iraq in the fields of air, land and sea transportation."
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  • Differences over Iran, Syria complicating Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - Jan 15 1:54 PM
    President Bush's plan to bring peace to Iraq, already facing resistance in Congress, also has highlighted differences between Washington and Baghdad over how to deal with Syria and Iran.
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  • Iran presses on with enrichment Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Jan 15 5:31 PM
    Iran has said it is pressing ahead with its nuclear program despite recent sanctions by the UN Security Council. An official said Iran is moving towards the industrial production of nuclear fuel, with the installation of 3,000 centrifuges for enriching uranium.
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  • Iran to continue atomic plan Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Jan 15 12:04 PM
    Iran said on Tuesday it was pressing ahead with a plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel, which the West fears is part of a programme to make bombs.
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  • US faced with numerous problems for encountering Iran - Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 2:55 PM
    Ahmadinejad - US - Problems IRI President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said here Monday, "The United States is faced with numerous problems for encountering the Islamic Republic of Iran today."
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  • Iran seeks Saudi assistance to ease tensions with US Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Jan 15 1:44 PM
    Iran has asked Saudi Arabia in a letter to help ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and the United States, a Saudi official said Monday, the same day Iran announced it was pressing ahead with a plan to install 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel.
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  • Iran denies report on Saudi mediation between Tehran and Washington Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 2:56 PM
    Iran - Saudi Arabia - USA Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammad-ali Hosseini denied a foreign media report on Iran's request for mediation of Saudi Arabia between Tehran and Washington.
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  • Envoy: Germany supports peaceful solution to Iran's N-case Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 2:55 PM
    Germany - Ambassador - Iran Germany's Ambassador to Tehran Herbert Honsowitz said here Monday that his country wants peaceful solution for Iran's nuclear dossier and will support the issue.
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  • Presidents of Iran, Bolivia ask for higher level ties Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 2:56 PM
    Iran - Bolivia - Meet IRI President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here Monday in a meeting with his Bolivian counterpart was agreed with him on need for higher level of bilateral ties.
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  • Iran seeks Saudi help to ease tensions with U.S. Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 15 10:29 AM
    Source: Reuters (Adds Rice's arrival in Saudi Arabia in paragraph 4) By Andrew Hammond RIYADH, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Iran asked Saudi Arabia to help ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and the United States ...
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  • Iran replaces EU as top Palestinian donor Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 15 8:32 AM
    Iran has become the single biggest donor to the Palestinian Authority, replacing the EU, according to a senior official in the Hamas government.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear ambitions Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jan 15 10:34 AM
    IRAN today defiantly stuck by its ambition to massively crank up uranium enrichment capacity amid spiralling tensions with the United States over its role in the Middle East.
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  • India willing to pay higher price for extra LNG from Iran Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    New Delhi, Jan 15: India today said it is willing to pay a higher price for extra quantities of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Iran only if Tehran honours an existing contract to supply five million tons per annum of LNG from 2010, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said today.
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  • 'Iran target of US military moves' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 15 7:17 AM
    Increased US activity in Gulf aimed at Iran's 'very negative' behaviour, defence secretary says.
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  • Iran target of US Gulf military moves, Gates says Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jan 15 7:03 AM
    Increased activity aimed at Iran's 'negative' behaviour.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear ambitions Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jan 15 10:18 AM
    Government spokesman Gholam Hossein Elham said Iran wanted to install "even more" than 3000 centrifuges to enrich uranium at a key nuclear plant in defiance of Western warnings to freeze the sensitive activity.
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  • Israel mulls genocide suit against Iran president Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 1:06 PM
    Israel said it was mulling filing charges of inciting genocide at the International Court of Justice in The Hague against the president of arch-foe Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Iran doubles import duty on Pakistani rice Open this result in new window
    Business Recorder - Jan 15 3:24 PM
    KARACHI (January 16 2007): Iran has released 20,000 tonnes of Pakistan's rice, which was stuck up at Zahidan. However, further shipments are on hold now as the Iranian government has increased import duty on Pakistani rice.
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  • Iran Guard says U.S., Britain, Israel "axis of evil" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 10:50 AM
    The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday the United States, Britain and Israel were an "axis of evil" trying to drive a wedge between Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims.
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  • IRAN BUILD-UP THREATENS GCC Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Jan 15 12:10 PM
    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. intelligence community has determined that Iran's military build-up marked a major threat to Gulf Arab neighbors. Officials said Iran could destroy vital facilities in any of the six Gulf Cooperation Council states.
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  • Defense Secretary, in Afghan Capital, Scolds Iran Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jan 15 5:20 PM
    Robert M. Gates said Monday that the U.S. was building up its forces to demonstrate its commitment to remain in the region.
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  • Irans Interference in Latin American Politics Open this result in new window
    Diario Las Americas - Jan 15 10:54 AM
    A new factor has entered into the field of security and of inter-American relations with a very real threat of political interference by Iran in several Latin American countries, namely Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador.
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  • Iran steps up nuclear drive Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jan 15 5:02 PM
    TEHRAN: Iran said yesterday it was pressing ahead with a plan to instal 3,000 atomic centrifuges and achieve industrial-scale production of nuclear fuel, which the West fears is part of a programme to make bombs.Tehran, countering diplomatic reports of delays, seemed to be reaffirming a defiant vow, made after the UN Security Council slapped limited sanctions on it last month, to start rigging up ...
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  • Is Iran being baited? Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jan 15 1:29 PM
    Rather than adhere to the Baker-Hamilton recommendations urging dialogue with Iran and Syria, US President George W. Bush has come out swinging.
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  • Iran's chief finds friend in Nicaragua Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jan 15 12:52 AM
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Iran's hard-line president expanded his courtship of allies in his standoff with Washington yesterday, pledging deeper ties with Nicaragua's leftist leader through the opening of new embassies in each other's capitals.
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  • Iran Installing 3,000 Centrifuges;Nuclear Schedule Behind Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Jan 15 5:06 AM
    TEHRAN (AP)--Iran said Monday it's currently installing 3,000 centrifuges, effectively confirming that its nuclear program is running behind schedule as these devices for uranium enrichment were to have been in place by the end of last year.
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  • Iran greatest producer of zinc, lead in ME Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 10:54 AM
    Iran - Middle East - Zinc Iran has turned into the greatest producer of zinc and lead in the Middle East, since it discovered 250 million tons of reserves.
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  • Gates: Persian Gulf Moves Meant To Counter Iran's 'Negative Behavior' Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - Jan 15 10:56 AM
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates says recent American military moves in the Persian Gulf are aimed at what he calls Iran's "negative behavior."
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  • Mutual embassies planned with Iran Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Jan 15 6:06 AM
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) - Iran and Nicaragua said Sunday they will open embassies in each other's capitals as Iran's hard-line president courted leftist allies in Latin America in an effort to offset Washington's global influence.
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  • US and Iran step up angry exchanges Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jan 15 5:00 AM
    TENSIONS between Washington and Tehran have deepened after the US military accused five Iranians detained by its forces in Iraq of helping to supply cash, weapons and training to Shiite militias on behalf of Iran.
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  • Iran among 20 major importers of Turkish commodities Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 10:51 AM
    Iran - Turkey - Export Turkey exported more than dlrs 85 billion of goods to 20 countries including Iran, Turkish Minister of Commerce and Customs Affairs said on Monday.
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  • Differences over Iran, Syria complicate U.S. strategy Open this result in new window
    Ashland Daily Tidings - Jan 15 1:14 PM
    President Bush's plan to bring peace to Iraq, already facing resistance in Congress, also has raised differences between Washington and Baghdad over how to deal with Syria and Iran.
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  • Gov't spokesman voices Iran's readiness to hold talks with US Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 10:54 AM
    Iran - US - Negotiations Government spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham said here Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States of America 'under fair and suitable conditions'.
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  • MP: US seeking pretexts to make Iran react irrationally Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jan 15 10:53 AM
    Iran - Majlis - US MP from Karaj, Rashid Jalali here Monday referred to the recent attack on Iran's Consulate in the Iraqi city of Erbil as another example of the US pretext to make Iran show an irrational and uncounted reaction.
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  • Conservatives, reformers wary of Iran's nuclear diplomacy Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jan 15 12:04 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 forges ahead with nuclear centrifuges Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jan 15 9:08 AM
    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Iran is pressing on with bringing new uranium-enriching centrifuges online despite U.N. sanctions, an Iranian government spokesman said Monday.
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  • Iran asks Saudi Arabia to ease tension with U.S. Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Jan 15 5:59 AM
    Source: Reuters (Deletes extraneous word in paragraph 11) By Andrew Hammond RIYADH, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Iran has asked Saudi Arabia to help ease tensions between the Islamic Republic and the United States in a ...
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  • Not time to talk to Iran, says Gates Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Jan 15 9:21 AM
    Gates said the time is not right for diplomatic talks with Iran, but left open that possibility for the future.
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  • Iran: Reformists Say That Right Destined To Split Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 15 8:20 AM
    Iran's conservatives regularly maintain that they are united in the broad principles they espouse; just as regularly, reformists argue that there is a persistent division on the right. Could the right-wing electoral defeat in December divide conservatives once and for all? -RFE
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  • Iran leader pledges Nicaragua ties Open this result in new window
    San Jose Mercury News - Jan 15 3:10 AM
    Iran's hard-line president expanded his courtship of allies in his standoff with Washington on Sunday, pledging deeper ties with Nicaragua's leftist leader through the opening of new embassies in each other's capitals.
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear ambitions Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Jan 15 7:47 AM
    Government spokesman: Iran to install more than 3,000 centrifuges to enrich uranium at key nuclear plant.
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  • Installation of 3000 centrifuges underway: Iran's government spokesman Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jan 15 8:19 AM
    Iran plans to install over 3000 centrifuges to enrich uranium at the Natanz enrichment facility and the process is currently underway, government spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham said on Monday. -MNA
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  • Iran defiant on nuclear ambitions amid US tensions Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 15 4:43 AM
    TEHRAN -- Iran Monday defiantly stuck by its ambition to massively crank up uranium enrichment capacity amid spiraling tensions with the United States over its role in the Middle East.
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  • Iran, Ghana stress trade development Open this result in new window
    africast.com - Jan 15 8:39 AM
    ACCRA, January 15 -- Iranian minister of Commerce Seyed Masoud Mirkazemi stressed the need to further develop trade relations between Iran and Ghana.
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  • Iran presses on with nuclear plans Open this result in new window
    iafrica.com - Jan 15 6:07 AM
    Iran on Monday defiantly stuck by its ambition to massively crank up uranium enrichment capacity amid spiralling tensions with the United States over its role in the Middle East
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  • Gates Talks Tough on Iran Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Jan 15 1:30 PM
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  • Bush warns Iran to keep clear of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily News - Jan 15 12:30 PM
    UNITED STATES: A US failure in Iraq would empower Iran and threaten world peace, President George W. Bush said Sunday, warning Tehran that if any Iranians are caught in Iraq "we will deal with them."
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  • Bush's Iraq Plan - Goading Iran into War Open this result in new window
    Electronic Iraq - Jan 15 5:16 AM
    WASHINGTON (IPS) - President George W. Bush's address on Iraq was less about Iraq than about its eastern neighbor, Iran. There was little new about the U.S.'s strategy in Iraq, but on Iran, the president spelled out a plan that appears to be aimed at goading Iran into war with the U.S.
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  • Iran leader works to firm up ties Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Jan 15 2:17 AM
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Iran's hard-line president expanded his courtship of allies Sunday in his standoff with Washington, pledging deeper ties with Nicaragua's leftist leader through embassies in each other's capitals.
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  • China's CNPC to invest $3.6bn in Iran gas block Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Jan 15 4:34 AM
    BEIJING -- China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's biggest oil producer, will invest $3.6 billion to develop a block in Iran's offshore gas field, state media reported Monday.
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  • India to pay more for Iran LNG Open this result in new window
    Central Chronicle - Jan 15 9:52 AM
    New Delhi, Jan 15: India is willing to pay a higher price for extra quantities of liquefied natural gas from Iran if the Islamic nation honours an existing contract for five million tonnes, Oil Minister Murli Deora said on Monday.
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