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  • Iran, North Korea won't disarm unless compensated: Kadhafi Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    The West's failure to compensate Libya for abandoning its nuclear weapons programme is unlikely to prompt Iran and North Korea to do likewise, Libya's leader Moamer Kadhafi has told the BBC.
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  • Clinton doesn't support attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Former President Bill Clinton said Friday sanctions against Iran were working better than people think and questioned whether a military strike would work to end its nuclear program. He argued that two-thirds of Iran's population wants a moderate government and that sanctions could have some influence on the nation's powerful clerics.
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  • Bill Clinton opposes attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    Former President Bill Clinton said Friday sanctions against Iran were working better than people think and questioned whether a military strike would work to end its nuclear program.
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  • Venezuela and Iran Strengthen Ties With Caracas-to-Tehran Flight Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Venezuela is also discussing a venture with Iran to produce remotely piloted aircraft that could be used for surveillance along the border with Colombia.
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  • Diplomats to meet over Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 4:59 PM
    Top diplomats from the world's major powers will try to reach agreement Saturday on new sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment. A U.S. official predicted the session would lead to a "substantive resolution."
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  • Iran sanctions talks expected at U.N. next week Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 2:00 PM
    The 15-member U.N. Security Council expects to have a draft resolution next week on additional sanctions to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions, barring last minute snags, the council's president said.
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  • New UN sanctions on Iran to be "incremental": US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 12:50 PM
    Senior US and European officials indicated Friday that new UN sanctions being drawn up against Iran to curb its nuclear program will involve only a relatively minor tightening of measures imposed by the world body in December.
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  • Obama blames U.S. for stronger Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 11:24 AM
    Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday blamed Bush Administration failings in Iraq for strengthening the strategic position of Iran, which he says must be stopped from acquiring nuclear weapons.
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  • Strike on Iran would destabilize region: France Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 9:36 AM
    Any military strike against Iran in the dispute over its nuclear program would risk destabilizing the region, French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin said in an interview released on Friday.
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  • Interview: Decision to Meet With Syria, Iran 'Positive Change' in U.S. Policy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 02 9:20 AM
    Interview: Decision to Meet With Syria, Iran 'Positive Change' in U.S. Policy.
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  • Japan calls on Iran to avoid isolation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 7:59 AM
    Japan urged Iran Friday to drop its uranium enrichment programme, warning it faced international isolation if it failed to do so.
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  • Six powers agree on framework for UN resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 02 8:10 AM
    The United States, four European powers and China have agreed on the framework for a new UN resolution toughening sanctions on Iran, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said Friday.
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  • Obama calls Iran threat to U.S., Israel Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Mar 02 4:15 PM
    Seeking to woo Jewish votes and contributions, Sen. Barack Obama told an audience in Chicago Friday that he considers Iran "one of the greatest threats to the United States, Israel and world peace" and pledged he would try to end that nation's uranium enrichment program.
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  • 6 nations make progress on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 02 3:25 PM
    U.S. and French officials say progress is being made in talks with major powers on imposing further sanctions on Iran for its nuclear program.
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  • Clark concerned about Iran Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Wesley Clark said Friday that he's concerned with what he sees as a looming United States war with Iran.
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  • Major powers make progress on Iran UN resolution: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 11:23 PM
    The United States reported progress Thursday in talks with five other world powers on a new UN resolution aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear program and said work on a text could start next week.
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  • Clinton urges talks with Iran Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 46 minutes ago
    Former US President Bill Clinton has expressed his opposition to any attack on Iran over its nuclear program. Clinton said on Friday the United States could not be sure that a military strike would destroy Iran's nuclear program, and he noted that Iran's population is three times larger than Iraq's.
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  • Top Diplomats To Try To Reach Agreement On New Iran Sanctions Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 02 5:36 PM
    UNITED NATIONS (AP)--Top diplomats from the world's major powers will try to reach agreement Saturday on new sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment. If they do, the U.N. Security Council will start drafting a new resolution next week.
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  • Diplomats to Meet Over Iran Sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 02 4:59 PM
    Top diplomats from the world's major powers will try to reach agreement Saturday on new sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment.
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  • Iran, North Korea won't disarm unless compensated: Gaddafi Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    LONDON : The West's failure to compensate Libya for abandoning its nuclear weapons programme is unlikely to prompt Iran and North Korea to do likewise, Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi has told the BBC.
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  • Iran wants peaceful nuke guarantee Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 02 8:40 AM
    Iran wants its right to pursue nuclear energy for peaceful purposes guaranteed before negotiating its nuclear future, a report says. Iranian Foreign ...
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  • Iran-Saudi talks aim to reduce tensions Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Mar 02 6:37 PM
    Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad, Iran's president, holds talks with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia today in an attempt to lower regional tensions and improve strained bilateral ties.
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  • Bolton, Former Top U.S. Envoy at UN, Turns Against Bush on Iran Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 9:04 PM
    March 2 (Bloomberg) -- John Bolton, who helped shape President George W. Bush's diplomacy aimed at blocking the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea, said those efforts are failing and the U.S. may have to seek the ouster of the governments in Tehran and Pyongyang.
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  • Progress made on possible Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 8:08 PM
    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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  • Libyan leader believes Iran, North Korea won't disarm unless compensated Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    LONDON - The West's failure to compensate Libya for abandoning its nuclear weapons program is unlikely to prompt Iran and North Korea to do likewise, Libya's leader Moamer Kadhafi told the BBC.
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  • U.N. draft resolution on Iran possible next week, diplomats say Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 02 3:23 PM
    _ The U.N. Security Council is expected to discuss a draft resolution next week on possible sanctions against Iran for refusing to suspend uranium enrichment activities, diplomats said Friday.
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  • Iran wont disarm unless compensated: Gaddafi Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    LONDON - The Wests failure to compensate Libya for abandoning its nuclear weapons programme is unlikely to prompt Iran and North Korea to do likewise, Libyas leader Moamer Gaddafi has told the BBC.
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  • Sen. Reid favors bill restricting attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 10 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 3 (IranMania) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he likely would support legislation barring a US attack on Iran unless Congress explicitly gave President George W Bush the green light to do so, Reuters reported.
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  • Sudan, Iran vow to defeat 'enemies of Islam' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 37 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - Iran and Sudan's presidents, whose hardline regimes are under intense international scrutiny, struck a defiant pose in the face of Western pressure vowing to defeat the "enemies of Islam", AFP reported.
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  • Iran's President to Visit Saudi King Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 02 5:30 AM
    President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran will visit Saudi Arabia Saturday for discussions with King Abdullah. Iranian officials have not released much information on why Iran's leader is making the trip to Riyadh.
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  • China urges Iran to return to nuke talks Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 37 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - China urged Iran 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, AP reported.
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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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  • Key countries agree on new UN resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    Six key nations have agreed to pass a new resolution to impose tougher sanctions on Iran regarding its nuclear issue at the United Nations Security Council, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said in Paris Friday.
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  • Iran president to visit Saudi amid tension Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 39 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - Iran's president on Saturday makes his first official trip to Saudi Arabia, a US regional ally that is leading a diplomatic drive to curb Tehran's growing influence in Lebanon and Iraq, Reuters reported.
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  • Iran wants atom talks; powers more sanctions Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 37 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 2 (IranMania) - 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, Reuters reported.
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  • Talks with Iran preferable, but force also possible, Obama says Open this result in new window
    JTA - Mar 02 1:58 PM
    Talks are preferable, but the military option cant be ruled out in dealing with Iran, Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said in his first major Mideast policy address.
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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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  • SECTARIAN TENSION IN IRAQ EXERTS PRESSURE ON IRAN-SYRIA TIES Open this result in new window
    EurasiaNet.org - Mar 02 12:14 PM
    Sectarian tension in Iraq is putting stress on the strategic partnership between Shia-dominated Iran and predominantly Sunni Syria.
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  • Amr Moussa soon to visit Iran Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 40 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 3 (IranMania) - Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa is scheduled to visit Iran in near future on an invitation extended by Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, according to Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar, IRNA reported.
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  • Non-oil exports fetch Iran over $14.4 bln Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 40 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 3 (IranMania) - The value of non-oil exports exceeded $14 bln and mln during the first eleven months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2006), president of Iran?s Customs Administration (IRICA) said, MNA reported.
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  • Iran earmarks $500m for air, rail fleet renovation Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 41 minutes ago
    LONDON, March 3 (IranMania) - The Joint Budget Committee of Majlis (Iran?s parliament) has allocated $500 mln for the renovation and improvement of the nation?s air and rail transportation fleet in the next Iranian calendar year( to start March 21, 2007), said an MP, MNA reported.
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  • U.S. says new resolution on Iran making progress Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 02 5:45 PM
    The United States said Friday that the new resolution on Iran is making progress and the proposed resolution will be incremental to bring more pressure on Iran's nuclear program.
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  • Military strike on Iran would lead to "unpredictable consequences": French PM Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 02 5:45 PM
    French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin reaffirmed, in an interview released on Friday, that a " military strike on Iran would have "unpredictable" and "deeply destabilizing consequences for the whole Middle East region."
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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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  • Jon Soltz: Iran War: Don't Think It Can Happen? Think Again Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 02 12:40 PM
    Please take a moment to look at the introductory video blog below that StopIranWar has done, featuring me and Wes Clark. We'll be doing more of these in the weeks ahead, which look at different aspects of the planned attack on Iran and what it would mean. There have been growing reports in the last week which lend credence to the idea that the US has a plan together for a war with Iran, which ...
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  • Six powers "agree" on framework for new UN resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 02 5:31 PM
    French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy declared in Paris on Friday that the six powers are " completely in agreement on the framework for a new UN Security Council resolution on Iran's nuclear issue."
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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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  • US Reports Swift Progress on New Iran Resolution Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 02 10:33 AM
    U.S. officials are reporting rapid progress in talks among the major powers on a new U.N. Security Council resolution penalizing Iran for refusing to stop enriching uranium. An agreement among the council's permanent member countries on the main elements of a resolution is expected Saturday.
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  • Obama: Iran 'Threat To All Of Us' Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - Mar 02 1:19 PM
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday blamed Bush Administration failings in Iraq for strengthening the strategic position of Iran, which he says must be stopped from acquiring nuclear weapons. VIDEO: Hear What Obama Said About The Threat Iran Poses, And How His Audience Reacted
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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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  • Law proposed to prevent Bush from attacking Iran Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, March 2: Opposition Democrats are drafting a Senate bill that would prevent the Bush administration from launching a military strike against Iran without congressional approval.
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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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  • Six nations edge nearer to pact on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 02 4:44 AM
    The United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany are closer to a UN resolution that would amount to an "incremental" strengthening of sanctions for Iran's refusal to suspend uranium enrichment.
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  • Iran's Ahmadinejad visits Saudi Arabia amid regional crises Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for talks expected to focus on the sectarian bloodshed in Iraq, the crisis in Lebanon and Tehran's nuclear row with the West.
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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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  • (AFX UK Focus) 2007-03-03 01:54 GMT: West's failure to compensate Libya properly to deter Iran, NKorea - Kadhafi Open this result in new window
    Interactive Investor - Mar 02 6:24 PM
    LONDON (XFN-ASIA) - The West's failure to compensate Libya for abandoning its nuclear weapons programme is likely to deter Iran and North Korea from following Libya's lead, Libya's leader Moamer Kadhafi said.
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  • Obama blames U.S. for stronger Iran Open this result in new window
    The Advocate - Mar 02 1:04 PM
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday blamed Bush Administration failings in Iraq for strengthening the strategic position of Iran, which he says must be stopped from acquiring nuclear weapons.
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  • 'Progress' in Iran sanction talks Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 01 9:43 PM
    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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  • West's failure to compensate Libya properly to deter Iran, NKorea - Kadhafi Open this result in new window
    Sharewatch - Mar 02 5:44 PM
    "Libya has not been properly compensated, so other countries, like Iran and North Korea, will not follow his lead," Kadhafi said in an interview published on BBC's website.
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  • Questions arise about U.S. intelligence on North Korea, Iran Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Mar 02 8:07 AM
    VIENNA, Austria, 3:07 p.m. March 1 (AP): 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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  • Bachmann clarifies comments about Iran Open this result in new window
    Minnesota Public Radio - Mar 02 8:07 AM
    Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has clarified the controversial comments she made recently about Iran having a plan to take over half of Iraq and turn it into a terrorist haven. She says now she meant that Iran wants a divided Iraq, but that she knows of no actual plan.
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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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  • 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 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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  • Washington's Mixed Signals on Iran Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 01 10:48 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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  • Paris says world powers have reached deal on Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Mar 02 12:42 PM
    The United States, four European powers and China have agreed on the framework for a new UN resolution toughening sanctions on Iran, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy said on Friday. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, "are fully in agreement on the framework of a new resolution.
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  • US sees quick progress towards new UN sanctions resolution on Iran Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Mar 02 12:19 PM
    An Iranian technician works at the control room of the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facilities, 420 kms south of Tehran, February 2007. Senior US and European officials indicated Friday that new UN sanctions being drawn up against Iran to curb its nuclear program will involve only a relatively minor tightening of measures imposed by the world body in December.
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  • Agreement Near on Second U.N. Resolution on Iran, U.S. Says Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Mar 02 3:45 PM
    The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany (collectively known as the P5+1), that have been coordinating a response to Irans nuclear program could begin drafting the text of a new resolution as soon as the week of March 5, according to the U.S. State Department. That resolution would impose further sanctions against Iran for its nuclear activities, according to a senior ...
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  • Iran fences border with Pakistan Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Mar 02 12:09 PM
    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Friday it was not concerned at reports that Iran was erecting a concrete wall on the shared border between the two countries. "The fence is on the Iranian side of the border. We have no problem with that," said ...
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  • Israel training for war with Iran, Syria? Open this result in new window
    WorldNetDaily - Mar 02 9:54 AM
    TEL AVIV Israel this week conducted military training exercises in a Palestinian city for a possible war scenario against Syria or Iran, top Palestinian intelligence officials claimed to WND.
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  • Iran chief to visit Saudia Arabia Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Mar 02 1:18 AM
    BEIRUT -- Iran's president heads to Saudi Arabia tomorrow 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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  • Progress made on new Iran sanctions Open this result in new window
    EuroNews - Mar 02 11:53 AM
    There has been progress in the drawing up of new sanctions on Iran aimed at stopping its nuclear programme, a top US official has said.
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  • Iran: Neighbors Worried About Possible War Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 02 8:15 AM
    As the conflict over Iran's nuclear program continues to heat up, many in the region around Iran are concerned about the prospect that the verbal sparring could escalate into armed conflict. -RFE
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  • Iran: Officials Put Positive Spin On IAEA Report Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 02 8:16 AM
    Although the February 22 report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran is not in compliance with UN demands to suspend nuclear fuel-making activities, several Iranian officials are saying the report has positive aspects and confirms that Tehran has not broken any nonproliferation rules. -RFE
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  • Strike on Iran would destabilise region: France Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Mar 02 9:54 AM
    PARIS - Any military strike against Iran in the dispute over its nuclear programme would risk destabilising the region, French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin said in an interview released on Friday.
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  • Dems seek to rein in Bush on Iran Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Mar 02 12:13 AM
    Fearing that President Bush may be preparing to launch a military strike against Iran, Senate Democrats are drafting legislation that would require the White House to seek congressional approval before any such action.
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  • Oil Cos, Seeking Reserves, See Iran as Long-Term Bet Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Mar 02 8:02 AM
    Oil majors are laying the foundations for potentially lucrative energy deals in Iran, despite the risks, as they face tougher investment prospects in some of the world's other top energy producing countries.
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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 Confirms Ahmadinejad To Visit Saudi Arabia Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Mar 02 8:15 AM
    Iran's ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mohammad Hosseini, is quoted by Iran's official news agency, IRNA, as saying that during the one-day official trip, Ahmadinejad will meet with King Abdullah and other Saudi officials.
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  • Democrats prepare pre-emptive bill out of fears of attack on Iran Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Mar 02 3:53 AM
    WASHINGTON - Fearing that President Bush might be preparing to launch a military strike against Iran, Senate Democrats are drafting legislation that would require the White House to seek congressional approval before any such action.
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  • Analysis: Washington may talk with Syria and Iran if Iraq takes the lead Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Mar 02 7:22 AM
    Iraq on Wednesday said its neighbors, including U.S. adversaries Iran and Syria, will attend a March 10 session on the country's security crisis.
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  • Analysis: Washington may talk with Syria and Iran if Iraq takes the lead Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Mar 02 7:18 AM
    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 original axis of evil.
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  • Iran's education minister holds talks with Afghan president Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Mar 02 8:51 AM
    Iran - Afghanistan - Visit Iranian Education Minster Mahmoud Farshidi on the third day of his trip to Afghanistan held discussions with President Hamid Karzai.
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  • Japan favors diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear problem - diplomat Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Mar 02 8:51 AM
    Iran - Nuclear - Japan Deputy Foreign Minister in Legal and International Affairs said here Friday Japan favors finding a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear problem.
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  • Iran: Washington Sends Mixed Signals To Tehran, Europe Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Mar 02 7:24 AM
    March 2, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- As the UN Security Council again begins to wrestle with how to answer Iran's refusal to stop uranium enrichment, Washington continues to reserve the right to take unilateral action. U.S. officials say no options are off the table.
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  • Amr Moussa soon to visit Iran Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Mar 02 8:36 AM
    Amr Moussa - Iran - Visit Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa is scheduled to visit Iran in near future on an invitation extended by Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, according to Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar.
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  • Japan calls on Iran to avoid isolation Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Mar 02 8:20 AM
    Visiting Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi(R) shakes hands with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso prior to their talks at Aso's office in Toyko. Japan urged Iran Friday to drop its uranium enrichment programme, warning it faced international isolation if it failed to do so.
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  • Agreement Near on Second U.N. Resolution on Iran, U.S. Says Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Department of State - Mar 02 4:16 PM
    The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany (collectively known as the P5+1), which have been coordinating a response to Irans nuclear program, could begin drafting the text of a new resolution as soon as the week of March 5, according to the U.S. State Department. That resolution would impose further sanctions against Iran for its nuclear activities, according to a ...
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  • Bachmann clarifies comments about Iran Open this result in new window
    KAALtv.com - Mar 02 11:54 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - 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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  • Jewish activists in South Florida protest Iran's nuclear buildup Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Mar 02 2:30 AM
    WEST BOCA Members of the Jewish community in Palm Beach and Broward counties Thursday called on the United Nations and the United States to apply heavier sanctions on Iran to stop its nuclear program, which they fear is aimed at developing weapons to destroy Israel.
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  • Iran And The US A Delicate Balance Between War And Peace Open this result in new window
    Space War - Mar 01 8:33 PM
    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 - Mar 01 8:33 PM
    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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  • Japan FM To Coordinate Policy Towards Iran, Iraq With US Open this result in new window
    Bernama - Mar 02 4:43 AM
    TOKYO, March 2 (Bernama) -- The Japanese government has promised to closely coordinate with Washington its policy towards Iraq and Iran. Such an agreement was reached during a meeting of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso with US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte here on Friday.
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  • France Says Framework Agreed For New UN Resolution On Iran Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - Mar 02 7:09 AM
    March 2, 2007 -- French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy says all five permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany, have agreed on a framework for a new resolution toughening sanctions on Iran.
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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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  • Iran raising wall along border with Pakistan to stop illegal Border crossings Open this result in new window
    ANI via Yahoo! India News - Mar 02 12:54 AM
    Quetta, Mar 2 (ANI): With the objective of stopping illegal border crossings, Iran has started building a concrete wall along its Border with Pakistan, from Taftan to Mand. The wall will be built from near the border town of Taftan, about 700 km west of Quetta, reported the Dawn. "The Iranian authorities started work on the wall about a month ago," the paper quoted Barkat Ali Khan, a ...
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  • John Bolton wants regime-change in Iran Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Mar 02 6:36 AM
    John Bolton, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and a former undersecretary of the State Department, says the United States should pursue "regime-change" in Iran.
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