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  • Progress made on possible Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    The world's major powers made progress Thursday on possible new sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment but some differences remain, U.N. diplomats said.
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  • Progress made on new Iran sanctions: U.S. official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 5:32 PM
    Major powers on Thursday made progress toward agreeing on new sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program and hope to have their U.N. ambassadors begin drafting a formal Security Council resolution next week, a senior U.S. official said.
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  • Major powers make progress on Iran resolution: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 4:53 PM
    Six world powers made progress Thursday in talks on a new UN resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program and could start work on a text next week, the State Department said.
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  • U.S. sees progress on new Iran sanctions: official Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 4:14 PM
    Major powers made progress on Thursday on agreeing on new sanctions on Iran and hope to have their U.N. ambassadors begin drafting a formal U.N. Security Council resolution next week, a senior U.S. official said.
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  • U.S. sees progress on new Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 4:08 PM
    Major powers on Thursday made progress on agreeing on new sanctions on Iran and hope to have their U.N. ambassadors begin drafting a formal U.N. Security Council resolution next week, a senior U.S. official said.
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  • Iran says wants atom talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 2:36 PM
    Iran wants a negotiated solution to its nuclear standoff with world powers but this must recognize an Iranian right to a peaceful nuclear programme, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Thursday.
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  • Bolton Says U.S. Should Seek `Regime Change' in Iran Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 12:47 PM
    March 1 (Bloomberg) -- John Bolton, the former American envoy to the United Nations, said the U.S. should pursue ``regime change'' in Iran because European governments refuse to back sanctions tough enough to halt the suspected Iranian nuclear-bomb program.
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  • Iran's president to visit Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 11:54 AM
    Iran's president heads to Saudi Arabia on Saturday for discussions with King Abdullah, an indication that weeks of talks between their envoys on simmering conflicts in Iraq and Lebanon have made some headway.
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  • Sen. Reid favors bill restricting attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 12:45 PM
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday said he likely would support legislation barring a U.S. attack on Iran unless Congress explicitly gave President George W. Bush the green light to do so.
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  • 'Progress' in Iran sanction talks Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 minute ago
    World powers are making progress on new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear activities, US officials say.
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  • Iran might want U.S. help against al Qaeda: expert Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 11:48 AM
    Iran could be interested in cooperating with the United States to combat al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, a leading U.S. expert on Afghanistan said on Thursday.
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  • Washington's Mixed Signals on Iran Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 01 11:14 AM
    Just what does Condi Rice's effort to talk with Iran really mean? Even close watchers of the U.S.'s shifting policy aren't sure
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  • Six powers discuss new UN resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 11:49 AM
    The United States, four European powers and China held telephone talks Thursday on toughening sanctions on Iran over its refusal to halt its nuclear programme, the French foreign ministry said.
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  • Iran says wants atom talks; powers talk more sanctions Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 11:18 AM
    Iran wants a negotiated solution to its nuclear standoff with world powers but this must recognize an Iranian right to a peaceful nuclear program, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Thursday.
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  • Sudan, Iran vow to defeat 'enemies of Islam' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 10:36 AM
    Iran and Sudan's presidents, whose hardline regimes are under intense international scrutiny, struck a defiant pose on Thursday in the face of Western pressure vowing to defeat the "enemies of Islam."
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  • Iran president to visit Saudi amid tension Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 7:40 AM
    Iran's president on Saturday makes his first official trip to Saudi Arabia, a U.S. regional ally that is leading a diplomatic drive to curb Tehran's growing influence in Lebanon and Iraq.
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  • Iran And The US A Delicate Balance Between War And Peace Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    by Pyotr Goncharov RIA Novosti political commentator Moscow (RIA Novosti) Mar 02, 2007 On February 23, the director of the International Atomic Energy Agency will deliver a report to the UN Security Council on Iran's compliance with Resolution 1737, adopted last December.
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  • US Military Chief Categorically Denies Plans For Iran Air Strikes Open this result in new window
    Space War - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) Feb 27, 2007 The head of the US military declared "categorically" Tuesday that the United States is not planning air strikes against Iran. "It is not true," said General Peter Pace, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, when asked during an appearance in Congress about suggestions that the US military was preparing to launch air strikes on Iran. Asked by Senator ...
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  • Iran, Sudan close ranks in face of Western pressure Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 01 3:49 AM
    KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- Leaders of two nations faced with strong international pressure -- Iran for its nuclear program and Sudan because of the conflict in Darfur -- closed ranks as Sudan's Omar al-Bashir and visiting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran gushed in support of one another.
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  • China urges Iran to return to nuke talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 4:11 AM
    China urged Iran on Thursday to halt uranium enrichment and step up efforts to reach a peaceful, negotiated solution to the international dispute over its nuclear program amid a visit by Iran's deputy foreign minister.
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  • Trey Ellis: Bush's Gift to Iran: Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 01 2:17 PM
    The inner workings of the White House seem roiled by more infighting than Iraq. While Cheney's side is still itching to lob bunker busters on Iran (and at times coming pretty close to doing it), Condi's side seems to be seeing, finally, Bush's place of honor in the halls of shame: a Taliban back bigger than ever, Osama free as the wind, North Korea nuclearized. And Bush's pet war? He has ...
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  • Bush picks Iran for a (group) dance Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 1:00 AM
    Despite a negative drift in its security and politics, Iraq plans two positive steps: One, it has called for talks between Iran, the US, Syria, and other nations about its future; and two, it expects to pass a law on divvying up its oil wealth. Both steps could make it easier for a US troop withdrawal - if Iran cooperates.
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  • Iran's Solo Exhibition Kicks Off In Karachi Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - 15 minutes ago
    The Islamic Republic of Iran is organising its Fifth Solo Trade Exhibition at the Karachi Expo Center from March 1 to 5, 2007, with the objective of developing trade and economic relations between the two neighbouring Islamic countries, Iran and Pakistan, said a press release on Wednesday.
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  • The US has nothing to lose by negotiating with Iran Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 1:00 AM
    As troubles for the United States mount in Iraq, the Bush administration escalates its complaints against Iran: Iran won't recognize Israel. Worse, it says Israel ought to be wiped off the map. It won't abandon its nuclear program. It continues to support the Hizbullah insurgents in Lebanon. It is intervening covertly in Iraq. It is cooperating with Al Qaeda.
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  • IRAN'S SOLO EXHIBITION KICKS OFF IN KARACHI Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - 15 minutes ago
    Consumer Goods The Islamic Republic of Iran is organising its Fifth Solo Trade Exhibition at the Karachi Expo Center from March 1 to 5, 2007, with the objective of developing trade and economic relations between the two neighbouring Islamic countries, Iran and Pakistan, said a press release on Wednesday.
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  • Iran's participation at summit uncertain Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 12:55 AM
    Iran's level of participation remained uncertain Thursday as Iraq pushed ahead with plans to hold a March 10 conference with its neighbors and key Western countries on the Iraqi security crisis.
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  • America's new path on Iraq: talk to Iran Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 12:00 AM
    The United States has agreed to do what it once insisted it wouldn't do: Talk directly to Iran about Iraq, without preconditions.
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  • Questions arise about U.S. intelligence on North Korea, Iran Open this result in new window
    The State - 40 minutes ago
    VIENNA, Austria New doubts are arising about the accuracy of U.S. intelligence on the nuclear programs in North Korea and Iran, only a few years after faulty warnings about weapons of mass destruction helped President Bush justify the invasion of Iraq.
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  • No 'crack' on North Korea, Iran : US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 11:26 PM
    After years of scolding North Korea, and a rising rhetorical drumbeat on Iran and Syria, the United States is set to confront its foes face-to-face in a sudden burst of diplomacy.
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  • Iran's president to visit Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - 12 minutes ago
    Countries seek to ease conflict in troubled region through cooperation. TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is planning a trip to Saudi Arabia, an official said Wednesday, for talks expected to focus on regional stability and the sectarian fighting in Iraq and Lebanon.
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  • White House: U.S. won't talk to Syria, Iran directly Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 28 10:23 PM
    U.S. officials won't hold direct talks with Iran or Syria at a Baghdad conference next month despite the Bush administration's complaints that those countries are allowing weapons into Iraq, White House spokesman Tony Snow said Wednesday.
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  • US: World Powers Make Progress on New Iran Nuclear Sanctions Resolution Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 01 6:33 PM
    The United States says six world powers have made progress on a new U.N. sanctions resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program and could begin drafting the text next week.
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  • Bachmann clarifies comments on Iran, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Mar 01 5:30 PM
    U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R.-Minn., has acknowledged that, contrary to a statement she made in February, she does not have knowledge of a plan by Iran and others to partition Iraq and set up a terrorist enclave on Iraqi territory from which to attack the United States. In a piece written for the opinion page of the Star Tribune today, Bachmann wrote that when she said on Feb. 9 that such an ...
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  • Iran, Sudan and Nigeria off China incentive list Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Mar 01 4:18 PM
    Beijing has left Iran, Sudan, and Nigeria off its latest list of resource-rich countries for which it will provide financial incentives to Chinese companies to invest in.
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  • Russia Warns U.S. Against Striking Iran Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    Russia's foreign minister warned Washington not to use force against Iran and criticized what he described as the United States' unilateral approach to other global crises in an interview published Wednesday.
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  • Bachmann Clarifies Comments About Iran Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Rep. Michele Bachmann, who caused a stir when she said Iran has a plan to partition Iraq and turn half of the country into a "terrorist haven," now says she meant that Iran and other enemies of the U.S. want a divided Iraq but that she knows of no actual plan. More Political News
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  • Major powers discuss new sanctions against Iran Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 9 minutes ago
    The world's major powers appear to have made progress on agreeing on possible new sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend its uranium enrichment activities.
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  • Iran's Participation at Summit Uncertain Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 01 5:48 AM
    Iran's Level of Participation at Iraq Summit Uncertain; Arab Nations Still Have Doubts
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  • Iran, Sudan close ranks in face of EU pressure Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 30 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - Leaders of two nations faced with strong international pressure, Iran for its nuclear program and Sudan because of the conflict in Darfur, closed ranks as Sudan's Omar al-Bashir and visiting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran gushed in support of one another, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Robert Parry: Bush Faces Opposition on Iran Attack Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    A number of US military leaders, reportedly including the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have waged an extraordinary behind-the-scenes resistance to what they fear is a secret plan by George W. Bush to wage war against Iran.
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  • Iran's participation at summit uncertain Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 14 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - Iran's level of participation remained uncertain as Iraq pushed ahead with plans to hold a March 10 conference with its neighbors and key Western countries on the Iraqi security crisis, The Associated Press reported.
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  • Opinion: Goodbye to all that Bush bluster on Iran Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Mar 01 5:01 PM
    In agreeing to talk with Iran and Syria, the Bush government seems to have climbed down from its futile policies of diplomatic isolation, writes HELENE COOPER.
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  • Washington's mixed signals on Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 30 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - One day the Bush administration is bashing Iran, pushing UN Security Council sanctions, cutting off its credit, arresting its nationals and sending more warships into the Persian Gulf, Time reported.
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  • John Bolton calls for 'regime change' in Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 29 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - John Bolton, the former American envoy to the United Nations, said the US should pursue "regime change'' in Iran because European governments refuse to back sanctions tough enough to halt the suspected Iranian nuclear-bomb program, Bloomberg reported.
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  • Major powers make progress on Iran resolution: US Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Mar 01 5:04 PM
    WASHINGTON: Six major powers made progress Thursday in talks on a new UN resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear programme and could start work on a text next week, the State Department said.
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  • America's new path on Iraq: talk to Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 30 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - The United States has agreed to do what it once insisted it wouldn't do: Talk directly to Iran about Iraq, without preconditions, The Christian Science Monitor reported.
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  • Iran considering invitation to Baghdad conference of Iraq's neighbors Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Mar 01 6:06 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran says it is considering whether to take part in a conference of Iraq's neighbors that the United States plans to attend.
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  • Iran blames U.S., Israel for worlds problems Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 01 4:11 AM
    Irans president blamed the United States and Israel for the worlds problems Thursday in a lecture to Sudanese officials and intellectuals during his visit to Sudan.
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  • Spain calls on Iran to seek diplomatic solution to nuclear crisis Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos urged Iran on Thursday to do "everything possible" to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis over its nuclear program.
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  • Oil Rises on Iran Nuclear Concern, U.S. Gasoline Supply Decline Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 01 5:06 AM
    March 1 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil advanced to a two-month high as UN Security Council officials prepare to discuss new sanctions against Iran, the world's fourth-largest oil supplier.
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  • Iran's President to Visit Saudi Arabia To Discuss Crises in the Middle East Open this result in new window
    The MIT Tech - 4 minutes ago
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a summit meeting with King Abdullah intended to tackle the Middle East's growing sectarian and political crises, Iranian officials said Thursday.
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  • Wakeup call for the world: Don't ignore Iran's threats Open this result in new window
    JTA - Mar 01 2:38 PM
    As a past target of terrorism, B�nai B�rith International is in a unique position to implore the world to listen to the threatening messages Iran is sending now, Daniel S. Mariaschin writes.
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  • Major powers make progress on Iran resolution: US Open this result in new window
    The Nation - Mar 01 4:38 PM
    WASHINGTON - Six major powers made progress Thursday in talks on a new UN resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program and could start work on a text next week, the State Department said.
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  • U.S.-Iran contact on Iraq may open doors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 3:52 PM
    The Bush administration says it's not going soft on Iran, but Washington's new agreement to talk to the clerical regime about violence in Iraq could crack the door for other discussions with the last holdout among President Bush's old axis of evil.
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  • The Big, Unanswered Iran Question Open this result in new window
    consortiumnews.com - Mar 01 4:16 PM
    Iran: How far from the Bomb? That was one of the key questions asked of newly confirmed Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell at a Senate Armed Forces Committee hearing on Tuesday.
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  • Russian foreign minister warns U-S against striking Iran Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Mar 01 6:09 PM
    MOSCOW The foreign minister of Russia tells a government newspaper that the U-S shouldn't use force against Iran.
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  • Iran Forces Kill 17 Rebels in Northwestern Area; 4 Soldiers Die Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 01 3:36 AM
    March 1 (Bloomberg) -- Iran's Revolutionary Guards killed 17 militants who entered West Azerbaijan province, bordering Turkey and Iraq, the military said. Four soldiers also died.
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  • Iran wants atom talks Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Mar 01 5:42 PM
    MADRID: Iran wants a negotiated solution to its nuclear standoff with world powers but this must recognise an Iranian right to a peaceful nuclear programme, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said.
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  • Iran says wants atom talks Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Mar 01 3:12 PM
    MADRID (Reuters) - Iran wants a negotiated solution to its nuclear standoff with world powers but this must recognise an Iranian right to a peaceful nuclear programme, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Thursday.
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  • Major powers make progress on Iran resolution: US Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Mar 01 5:22 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech during his lecture on "Iran and the world" in Khartoum. Six world powers made progress Thursday in talks on a new UN resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program and could start work on a text next week, the State Department said.
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  • China wants talks to resolve Iran issue Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 01 4:45 PM
    China hopes Iran would address the international community's concern over its nuclear issue positively, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing said yesterday.
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  • No bilateral talks with Iran, Syria: White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 2:58 PM
    The White House Wednesday again rejected bilateral talks with Iran and Syria despite agreeing to participate with the two countries in an international security conference on Iraq on March 10.
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  • "My Name is Iran" Open this result in new window
    Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 01 11:23 AM
    As an Iranian now living in the United States, Davar Ardalan has faced challenges trying to bridge the cultures of her two homelands. Ardalan has written a new book, "My Name is Iran," which traces her life in both countries.
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  • US Sen. Reid favors bill restricting attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 01 12:51 PM
    Source: Reuters By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday said he likely would support legislation barring a U.S. attack on Iran unless Congress explicitly gave ...
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  • Iran recruits own militants in Iraq to use weapons Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 12:53 PM
    Iran has recruited its own network of Iraqi Shi'ite extremists to use armor-piercing weapons against U.S. and coalition forces rather than against Sunni rivals, current and former intelligence officials say.
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  • Treasury Kimmitt Expects Others To Join US In Isolating Iran Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 01 10:38 AM
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Europe, Japan and others are moving in the same direction as the U.S. to isolate Iranian companies supporting Iran's development of weapons-grade nuclear material and related missiles, Deputy U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt said Thursday.
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  • Bachmann clarifies comments about Iran Open this result in new window
    WKBT La Crosse - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann caused a stir when she told the St. Cloud Times that Iran has a plan to partition Iraq and turn half of the country into a "terrorist haven."
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  • Iran might want U.S. help against al Qaeda -expert Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 01 11:51 AM
    Source: Reuters By David Morgan WASHINGTON, March 1 (Reuters) - Iran could be interested in cooperating with the United States to combat al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan, a leading U.S. expert on Afghanistan ...
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  • Cook: Decision to Meet With Syria, Iran Positive' Open this result in new window
    Foreign Relations - Mar 01 2:14 PM
    Steven A. Cook, an expert on Middle East policy, who served as an adviser to the Iraq Study Group, says the Bush administrations decision to participate in a regional meeting on Iraq, including Iran and Syria, marks a positive change in policy, at a time of widespread criticism of its Iraq policy in Congress.
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  • Iran and Saudis Plan Summit Talks on Crises Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 01 6:41 PM
    The visit by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will tackle the Middle East?s growing sectarian and political crises.
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  • Iran Agrees To Join Neighbors Summit Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 28 1:14 PM
    Iraq's neighbors, including Iran and Syria, will join U.S. and British representatives at a regional conference here on the Iraqi security crisis
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  • Latest Reports on Iran and North Korea Show a Newfound Caution Among Analysts Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    The new caution among U.S. intelligence officials reflects adherence to what some now call ?the Powell Rule.?
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  • Iran raising wall along border with Pakistan Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Quetta, March 1: Iran has started building a concrete wall along its border with Pakistan, from Taftan to Mand, to stop illegal border crossings. According to reports received here, the wall will be built from near the border town of Taftan, about 700km west of Quetta.
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  • In Iran, cheetahs collared for the first time Open this result in new window
    EurekAlert! - Mar 01 7:42 AM
    NEW YORK (MARCH 1, 2007) An international team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society working in Iran has successfully fitted two Asiatic cheetahs with Global Positioning System (GPS) collars, marking the first time this highly endangered population of big cats can be tracked by conservationists.
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  • No 'crack' on North Korea, Iran: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 12:37 PM
    After years of scolding Iran, Syria and North Korea, the United States is set to come face-to-face with its sworn foes in a sudden burst of diplomatic activity.
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  • Six powers discuss new resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Mar 01 2:35 PM
    PARIS The United States, four European powers and China held telephone talks Thursday on toughening sanctions on Iran over its refusal to halt its nuclear program, the French foreign ministry said.
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  • Iran, Syria agree to sit down with U.S., Britain on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 28 10:29 AM
    Iraq's neighbors including Iran have agreed to join U.S. and British representatives at a regional conference here on the Iraqi security crisis, Iraqi officials said Wednesday.
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  • Iran, Sudan condemn terrorism Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Mar 01 1:34 PM
    In a joint statement at the end of a two-day summit in Khartoum Iran and Sudan have condemned Western efforts to link Islam to terrorism. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and President Omar Hassan al-Bashir roundly condemned terrorism, but called for a 'precise and transparent' definition.
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  • US lawmakers hail 'overdue' talks with Iran, Syria Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 11:56 AM
    US lawmakers on Wednesday hailed a decision by President George W. Bush's administration to take part -- alongside longtime nemeses Iran and Syria -- in a landmark conference on Iraq.
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  • Iran, Syria will join U.S. in talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Mar 01 6:08 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's neighbors, including Iran and Syria, have agreed to join U.S. and British representatives to discuss the Iraqi security crisis at a regional conference March 10 in Baghdad, the government said Wednesday.
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  • RP jins place 3rd in tough Iran tourney Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Mar 01 10:02 AM
    MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine taekwondo team started its Southeast Asian Games preparation with a third-place finish in the recent 19th Fajar Invitational Cup in Iran.
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  • Six powers discuss new UN resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Mar 01 12:22 PM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers a speech during his lecture on "Iran and the world" in Khartoum.
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  • Iran weighs cost of surging fuel demand Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Mar 01 4:06 PM
    TEHRAN: Talk about rationing fuel or hiking fuel prices in Opec's No 2 oil producer reminds Jafar of grim years in the 1980s when Iran was fighting a war with Iraq, battling runaway inflation and a black market in fuel thrived.
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  • US strategy change sees Iran, Syria in Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 9:26 AM
    In a potential policy shift, the United States said Tuesday it would join a conference with Iraq's neighbors which could see senior US officials hold direct talks with foes Iran and Syria.
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  • Iran says considering attending Iraq meeting: TV Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 8:07 AM
    Iran, accused by Washington of backing militants in Iraq, is reviewing Baghdad's invitation to attend a regional conference on ways of easing tensions in Iran's neighbor, a senior official said on Wednesday.
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  • Iran weighs invitation to Baghdad summit Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 8:06 AM
    While Syria said Wednesday it would participate, Iran said it was considering whether to take part in a Baghdad-organized conference of Iraq's neighbors that the United States plans to attend.
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  • IAEA: Iran still on uranium job Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Mar 01 12:38 PM
    Iran has continued uranium enrichment despite a directive from the Security Council to suspend such activities, the United Nations atomic watchdog has said in a new report.
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  • Iran, Syria to attend, but issues arise Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Mar 01 12:11 AM
    Iraq's neighbors, including Iran and Syria, have agreed to join U.S. and British representatives to discuss the Iraqi security crisis at a regional conference March 10 in Baghdad, the government said yesterday.
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  • Afghan refugees in Iran given repatriation extension Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 01 8:09 AM
    A voluntary repatriation programme for thousands of Afghan refugees to return to their home country from Iran has been extended for another year following a meeting by the governments of Iran and Afghanistan and the United Nations refugees agency on Tuesday. -IRIN
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  • Iran to halt scholarships to three Western countries Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 28 1:07 PM
    Iran is ending all scholarships to study in the United States, Canada and Britain because Iranians studying there are barred from signing up for nuclear sciences and similar subjects, the state radio said Wednesday.
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  • Iran: Neighbors Worried About Possible War Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Mar 01 8:39 AM
    March 1, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- As the conflict over Iran's nuclear program continues to heat up,many in the region aroundIran are concerned aboutthe prospect that the verbal sparring could escalate into armed conflict.
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  • No change in policy towards Iran, Syria: White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 28 8:45 AM
    The White House on Wednesday denied it had changed its policy toward Iran and Syria, saying US attendance at an international conference on Iraq did not mean Washington would seek diplomatic dialogue with Tehran.
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  • Iran, Sudan Hold Talks in Khartoum Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 01 8:09 AM
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is in Sudan for two days of meetings with his Sudanese counterpart and other officials. The talks are expected to cover the situation in Darfur, Iran's controversial nuclear program, and economic and cultural projects between the two countries. -VOA
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  • U.S. Delegation of Civilian Diplomats Headed to Iran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 01 8:11 AM
    In the face of increasingly heated rhetoric between the governments of the United States and Iran, the Fellowship of Reconciliation's (FOR) third interfaith peace delegation will depart for Iran next Wednesday, February 28th. The delegation, which will spent 12 days in Iran, is part of FOR's ongoing commitment to working for peace, justice, and the nonviolent resolution of conflict.
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  • Iran Weighs Neighbors Summit Plans Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 28 6:14 AM
    While Syria said Wednesday it would send an aide to a Baghdad-organized conference of Iraq's neighbors that the United States plans to attend, Iran said it was considering whether to take part
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  • Iran, Syria agree to join regional talks in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Record - Mar 01 3:58 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq's neighbors, including Iran and Syria, have agreed to join U.S. and British representatives to discuss Iraqi security at a regional conference March 10 in Baghdad, the government said Wednesday.
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  • 21 killed in border clashes in Iran Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Mar 01 3:47 AM
    Tehran, March 1 (DPA) During renewed border clashes in Iran, 17 rebels and four men of the paramilitary revolutionary guards (IRGC) were killed, state news agency IRNA reported Thursday.
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  • Iran threatens to pursue PJAK inside Iraq Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - Mar 01 11:16 AM
    Iran's Revolutionary Guards will pursue militants of PJAK, a group operates as the Iranian wing of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) inside Iraq's borders if Baghdad fails to expel them from border zones, the head of the elite force warned on Wednesday.
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  • US: No Direct Talks with Iran, Syria at Iraq Meetings Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 01 8:10 AM
    The Bush administration says there will be no direct talks with representatives of Iran and Syria at two upcoming conferences on Iraq. VOA's Paula Wolfson has details at the White House.
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  • Sarkozy pledges hardline on Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 28 7:22 AM
    PARIS, France (AP) -- A nuclear-armed Iran would be unacceptable and a threat to regional security, French presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy says, but cautioned against repeating the mistakes made in Iraq.
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