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  • Bush urges Iran to stand down in British sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 42 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush on Saturday branded Iran's seizure of 15 British navy personnel "inexcusable behavior" and demanded their release as the crisis was entering its ninth day.
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  • Bush to Iran: 'Give back the hostages' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for Iran to "give back the hostages" immediately and unconditionally.
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  • Elite Revolutionary Guard Broadens Its Influence in Iran Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 31 5:41 PM
    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, the elite unit at the heart of the latest Middle East crisis, has greater power today than at any point since the revolution's early days to export Islamic militancy and challenge the West's presence in the region, say U.S. officials and Iran experts.
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  • Bush says Iran must release British "hostages" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 4:36 PM
    President Bush said on Saturday that Iran's detention of 15 British sailors and marines was inexcusable and called on Tehran to release "the hostages" immediately.
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  • Iran's president calls Britain arrogant Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 4:02 PM
    Iran's hardline president said Saturday that Britain and its allies were "arrogant and selfish" for not apologizing over what he called the incursion of 15 captured British sailors and marines into Iranian waters.
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  • Bush Says Iran Must Release 'Hostages' Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 31 4:53 PM
    CAMP DAVID, March 31 -- President Bush on Saturday condemned Iran's seizure of 15 British sailors and marines as "inexcusable behavior" and demanded that the "hostages" be released, weighing in for the first time as the situation escalates into a sustained confrontation with Tehran.
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  • Bush calls British sailors 'hostages' in Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 31 3:08 PM
    President Bush on Saturday called Iran's detention of 15 British sailors and marines "inexcusable behavior" and called for their release, referring to them as "hostages."
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  • Bush calls for Iran to free U.K. sailors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 3:10 PM
    President Bush on Saturday called for the release of 15 British sailors and marines being held by Iran, calling their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behavior."
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  • Britons favor diplomacy over military action against Iran: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 3:48 PM
    More people in Britain oppose military action than support it to end the standoff over Iran's capture of 15 British military personnel in the Gulf, a poll published at the weekend said.
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  • Bush: Iran Capture of Sailors 'Inexcusable' Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 31 3:23 PM
    President Bush says Iran must release 15 British sailors immediately, strongly supports British government's attempts to resolve crisis.
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  • Bush: Iran capture of British sailors inexcusable Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:57 PM
    President Bush said on Saturday that Iran's detention of 15 British sailors was "inexcusable" and that Tehran must release them immediately.
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  • Iran warns Britain over politicising sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 1:14 PM
    Iran on Saturday again warned Britain against politicising the seizure of its 15 navy personnel, although it gave a cautious welcome to a diplomatic exchange with London on the crisis.
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  • Iran says Britain mishandling captives' issue Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 12:18 PM
    London has mishandled the aftermath of the detention of British naval personnel in the Gulf, Iran's president said on Saturday after Britain expressed concern at Iranian "sabre-rattling."
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  • SAARC officials recommend Iran's observer status Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 12:58 PM
    South Asian officials Saturday recommended observer status for Iran at next week's regional summit which will be dominated by trade amid warming ties between rivals India and Pakistan.
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  • Prayers for Navy captives in Iran Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 35 minutes ago
    Prayers for the safety of 15 Britons held in Iran will be said at the home church of sailor Faye Turney.
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  • Iran dissidents: British capture ordered Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 10:16 AM
    An Iranian opposition group claimed Saturday that Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was planned in advance and carried out in retaliation for the U.N. sanctions imposed against the country, as an Iranian diplomat said the case had entered a legal phase.
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  • Bush Calls On Iran To Free U.K. Sailors Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 31 5:19 PM
    President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for their immediate, unconditional release.
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  • UK sailors may face Iran trial: IRNA Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 6:34 AM
    The British sailors and marines seized by Iran in the Gulf over a week ago may face trial, Tehran's ambassador to Moscow was quoted as saying, suggesting legal action had already started.
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  • Beckett: Britain, Iran discussing sailors Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Mar 31 6:09 AM
    British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett says Britain has sent Iran a written response to its note on the detention of 15 British sailors in the Persian Gulf.
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  • EU calls on Iran to release detained British sailors, marines Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 31 4:15 AM
    The European Union has demanded that Iran immediately and unconditionally release 15 British sailors and marines and warned of undefined "appropriate measures" if Tehran does not comply.
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  • 40% Favor military action to prevent Iran nuclear capability Open this result in new window
    Rasmussen Reports via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 5:27 AM
    A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 23% of American voters believe it is Very Likely the U.S. will be at War with Iran within a year. Another 32% believe war is Somewhat Likely. The survey of 800 Likely Voters found that 31% said War was Not Very Likely while just 4% view War as Not at All Likely. These figures are little changed over the past couple of months.
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  • Bush to Iran: 'Give Back the Hostages' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 31 3:13 PM
    Bush Says Iran's Seizure of British Sailors Is 'Inexcusable,' Calls for Return of 'Hostages'
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  • Bush Says Iran Must Release Captured U.K. Sailors (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 31 3:26 PM
    March 31 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush said Iran's seizure of 15 British sailors and marines in the Persian Gulf is ``inexcusable'' and the U.S. stands behind the U.K. government in its attempts to resolve the standoff.
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  • Crisis escalates over Iran's seizure of British sailors Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:48 AM
    The crisis over Iran's seizure of 15 British naval personnel deepened Saturday after Iran aired television footage of another British sailor "confessing" to trespassing in its waters.
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  • Bush Calls on Iran to Free 'Hostages' Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 31 6:16 PM
    President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for Iran to "give back the hostages" immediately and unconditionally. Bush said Iran plucked the sailors out of Iraqi waters. Iran's president...
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  • Britain has few options in Iran standoff Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:44 AM
    Britain is running out of options in the crisis over 15 British navy personnel held by Iran, especially now that Prime Minister Tony Blair has ruled out "negotiating over hostages."
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  • UK sailors may face Iran trial -IRNA Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:54 AM
    The 15 British sailors and marines seized in the Gulf eight days ago may face trial and legal moves have been launched, Iran's ambassador to Moscow was quoted as telling a Russian television station.
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  • U.S. rejects exchange of captives with Iran Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 31 2:30 AM
    U.S. officials say they have ruled out a possible deal to exchange the 15 British Royal Navy personnel captured by Iran for five Iranians held by U.S. forces in Iraq.
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  • Bush attacks Iran over captives Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 31 11:17 AM
    The US leader condemns Iran's "inexcusable behaviour" after its capture of 15 Royal Navy personnel.
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  • Bush attacks Iran over captives Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 31 11:13 AM
    The US leader condemns Iran's "inexcusable behaviour" after its capture of 15 British sailors.
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  • Second captive Briton apologizes to Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 1:03 AM
    A captive Royal Marine was shown in new TV footage Friday apologizing for being in Iranian waters, and Tehran made public a third letter supposedly written by the only woman prisoner among 15 Britons seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
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  • Bush attacks Iran over UK hostages Open this result in new window
    7News via Yahoo!7 News - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    US President George Bush has attacked Iran over its capture of 15 British sailors and marines.
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  • Bush calls for Iran to release British sailors Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    US President says Iran must release 15 British hostages, calling their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behaviour".
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  • Iran cites attack fears as reason for secrecy Open this result in new window
    Contra Costa Times - Mar 31 6:17 PM
    Iran, in a confidential letter posted Friday on an internal Web site of the U.N. nuclear monitor, said its fear of attack from the United States and Israel prompted its decision to withhold information from the agency.
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  • Bush Says Iran Must Release British Hostages Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 31 6:37 PM
    U.S. President George Bush says Iran must unconditionally release 15 British naval personnel seized this past week.
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  • Bush urges Iran to free British hostages Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 31 2:58 PM
    President Bush today called for the release of 15 British sailors and marines being held by Iran, calling their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behavior."
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  • In Captured Britons' Home Port, Fury With Iran Is Personal Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 30 10:30 PM
    PLYMOUTH, England, March 30 -- Down at Cap'n Jaspers, a harbor-front burger joint, the anger was raw Friday over Iran's detention of 15 British sailors and marines -- especially Faye Turney, who lives in this military town in southwestern England with her husband and 3-year-old daughter.
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  • Iran Threatens to Put British Sailors on Trial Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 31 9:20 AM
    The diplomatic standoff between Iran and Britain over 15 captured sailors showed no signs of ending Saturday. Tehran is threatening to put the sailors on trial, saying they illegally entered Iranian waters eight days ago.
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  • UK has mishandled issue, claims Iran Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    TEHRAN - London has mishandled the aftermath of the detention of British naval personnel in the Gulf, Iran's president said today, after Britain expressed concern at Iranian "sabre-rattling".
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  • The feuding camps behind Iran crisis Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Tomorrow, as it has almost every day for the last nine, a dark blue Mercedes carrying Rasoul Movahedian, His Excellency the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Court of St James, will leave the embassy opposite the south side of Hyde Park and head through the traffic for the short drive to Whitehall.
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  • Irans long Term Energy Problems Open this result in new window
    GoldSeek.com - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves. While Iran has the worlds second largest reserves of Natural gas and also one of the worlds largest reserves of oil the long term energy situation here is far from bright.
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  • Iran's terrorism: Mahmoud the kidnapper Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 38 minutes ago
    Iran has engaged in an act of terrorism against Britain, and the world just sits by and watches while the United Nations does nothing but express "grave concern."
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  • Iran snubs UK olive branch Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    President George Bush last night called for the release of the 15 British sailors and Royal Marines being held by Iran, denouncing their capture as 'inexcusable behaviour'.
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  • Iran releases letter, video of captured Britons Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 7:36 PM
    Iran displayed three detained British naval personnel on television on Friday and released a letter from one saying she was being held because of "oppressive" British and U.S. behavior in Iraq.
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  • In pictures: Iran detains sailors Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 31 5:29 AM
    The unfolding of events as the seizure of 15 Royal Navy personnel by Iran sparks a major row between the two countries.
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  • Bush urges Iran to stand down in British sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 3:56 PM
    US President George W. Bush on Saturday branded Iran's seizure of 15 British navy personnel nine days ago "inexcusable behavior" and demanded their release.
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  • Iran must release British sailors: Bush Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 31 3:05 PM
    Iran is engaging in "inexcusable behaviour" by detaining 15 British sailors and marines, U.S. President George W. Bush said Saturday, calling for the immediate release of the Royal Navy crew.
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  • Iran sends mixed signals on British captives Open this result in new window
    Orange County Register - Mar 31 3:09 PM
    LONDON Even as low-key diplomatic contacts unfolded between Britain and Iran over 15 captured British sailors and marines, Tehran renewed a threat Saturday to take the service members to trial "if there is enough evidence of guilt."
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  • Bush Calls on Iran to Free 'Hostages' Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    By DEB RIECHMANN CAMP DAVID, Md. - President Bush on Saturday said Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable" and called for Iran to "give back the hostages" immediately and unconditionally. Bush said Iran plucked the sailors out of Iraqi waters.
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  • Crisis escalates over Iran's seizure of British sailors Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 6:38 PM
    The crisis over Iran's seizure of 15 British naval personnel escalated Saturday after Iran aired television footage of another British sailor "confessing" to trespassing in its waters.
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  • Iran Says It Rebuffed U.N. Because It Feared U.S. Attack Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 30 6:18 PM
    In a confidential letter, Iran said the International Atomic Energy Agency had repeatedly allowed confidential information crucial to the country?s security to be leaked.
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  • Ali Khamenei: The real power in Iran Open this result in new window
    Independent - Mar 31 4:43 PM
    British diplomats wrestling with the crisis caused by Iran's capture of 15 British sailors and Marines in the Gulf nearly 10 days ago have been directed to a recent speech by the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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  • Bush: Iran's Actions 'Inexcusable' Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 2:08 PM
    Iran's seizure of 15 Royal Navy personnel has been described as "inexcusable behaviour" by US President George Bush.
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  • Britain takes softer line as Iran's hardliners seek to escalate crisis Open this result in new window
    Independent - Mar 31 4:34 PM
    British attempts to cool the dispute with Tehran over the seizure of 15 soldiers and Marines were dealt a blow yesterday as Iran's hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused London of mishandling the situation.
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  • Bush call to Iran over sailors Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 2:28 PM
    US President George Bush has called for the release of 15 British sailors and marines being held by Iran, calling their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behaviour".
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  • UK mishandling captives' issue - Iran president Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Mar 31 1:25 PM
    TEHRAN: London has mishandled the aftermath of the detention of British naval personnel in the Gulf, Iran's president said yesterday after Britain expressed concern at Iranian "sabre-rattling".
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  • Iran dismisses EU stance on sailors detention as "biased and interventionist" Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Iran on Saturday angrily dismissed the "biased and interventionist" stance of the European Union (EU) towards the seizure incident of 15 British sailors, warning the EU not to make "irresponsible comments" anymore, the official IRNA news agency reported.
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  • EU urges Iran to be constructive on British sailors matter Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    German Foreign Minister Frank- Walter Steinmeier repeated Friday appeal for Iran to free the 15 British sailors captured last week, saying Iran must be constructive on the matter.
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  • Ministers seek deal with Iran for captives Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 31 4:41 PM
    Ministers are preparing a compromise deal to allow Iran to save face and release its 15 British military captives by promising that the Royal Navy will never knowingly enter Iranian waters without permission.
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  • Iran releases letter, video of captured Britons Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 30 4:28 PM
    Iran on Friday released a third letter purportedly written by detained British sailor Faye Turney, in which she claims to have been "sacrificed" by British and U.S. policies and urges both countries to withdraw their troops from Iraq.
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  • How I know Blair faked Iran map Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Mar 31 3:25 PM
    There is no agreed boundary in the Northern Gulf, either between Iran and Iraq or between Iraq and Kuwait. The Iran-Iraq border has been agreed inside the Shatt al-Arab waterway, because there it is also the land border
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  • How can the Government free the hostages in Iran? Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 31 4:41 PM
    Sir Richard Dalton, British ambassador to Iran 2002 to 2006
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  • Iran Threatens to Put British Sailors on Trial Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 31 9:17 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , March 31, 2007 The diplomatic standoff between Iran and Britain over 15 captured sailors showed no signs of ending Saturday. Tehran is threatening to put the sailors on trial, saying they illegally entered Iranian waters eight days ago.
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  • Bush buys into Iran hostage crisis Open this result in new window
    Adelaide Now - Mar 31 2:19 PM
    US President George W. Bush has said overnight that Iran's seizure of 15 British sailors and marines was "inexcusable behavior" and he supported British efforts to get them back.
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  • Iran snubs UK olive branch Open this result in new window
    The Observer - Mar 31 3:40 PM
    Hopes that a British diplomatic olive branch would help secure the early release of 15 sailors and marines taken hostage by Iran were dashed last night when the country's President denounced London's handling of the crisis.
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  • Saudis warned Iran not to underestimate US threat Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 3:41 PM
    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah reportedly warned Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that he should not underestimate the US military threat on Iran.
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  • Iran diplomat repeats that 15 British sailors may be tried Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 31 6:13 AM
    Gholam-Reza Ansari told Russian television Vesti-24 on Friday that Iran had launched a legal investigation of the British sailors. "They will be tried if there is enough evidence of guilt," Ansari was quoted by IRNA as saying.
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  • Bush Calls for Iran to Free U.K. Sailors Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Mar 31 4:13 PM
    By DEB RIECHMANN CAMP DAVID, Md. - President Bush on Saturday called for the release of 15 British sailors and marines being held by Iran, calling their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behavior.""Iran must give back the hostages," Bush said.
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  • Iran TV airs British sailor's 'confession' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 2:25 PM
    Iran aired television footage on Friday of another British sailor "confessing" to trespassing in its waters, escalating a dispute over Tehran's seizure of 15 navy personnel, as the EU deplored Tehran's action.
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  • Iran warns Britain over politicizing sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Mar 31 3:26 PM
    TEHRAN Iran on Saturday again warned Britain against politicizing the seizure of its 15 navy personnel, although it gave a cautious welcome to a diplomatic exchange with London on the crisis.
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  • Fear of U.S. attack behind IAEA cooperation limit: Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 3:05 PM
    Iran's decision to stop giving early notice of nuclear development plans to the U.N. watchdog was prompted by fear the information would be used for a U.S. or Israeli attack, Tehran has told the monitoring agency.
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  • Take Heed, King Advises Iran Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Mar 31 4:10 PM
    JEDDAH, 1 April 2007 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah told Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during their talks in Riyadh on March 4 that he should not underestimate the US military threat to Iran, according to Newsweek.
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  • Bush calls for Iran to immediately release British sailors Open this result in new window
    Valley Morning Star - Mar 31 6:32 PM
    By Pablo Bachelet McClatchy Newspapers CAMP DAVID, Md. President Bush on Saturday weighed in for the first time on Irans seizure of 15 British sailors in the Persian Gulf last week, calling for their immediate release and labeling their capture inexcusable.
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  • Bush Iran Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Mar 31 3:14 PM
    Bush calls for Iran to release British sailorsCAMP DAVID, Md. (AP) _ President Bush is calling on Iran to release 15 British sailors and marines.The president calls their capture by Tehran "inexcusable behavior."Bush told reporters at Camp David: "They're innocent, they did nothing wrong, and they were summarily plucked out of waters."The comments on the captured Britons were the first from Bush. ...
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  • Iran warns Britain over politicising sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Mar 31 12:29 PM
    Iran on Saturday again warned Britain against politicising the seizure of its 15 navy personnel, saying that could complicate efforts to resolve the escalating crisis.
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  • Iran's Leader Stokes Captives Crisis Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 10:33 AM
    Iran's President has said that Britain is not following the"legal and logical way" in its attempts to solve the crisis over the 15 Royal Navy personnel taken captive by his country.
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  • Bush Iran Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - Mar 31 3:16 PM
    (Stations: This serves as a tops to the Bush urgent series) Bush calls for Iran to release British sailors CAMP DAVID, Md.
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  • Gaddafi criticises UK reaction to Iran captives Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 31 1:19 PM
    Source: Reuters AGADEZ, Niger, March 31 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday criticised London's reaction to Iran's seizure of British sailors and marines in the northern Gulf. Tehran says it ...
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  • Saarc officials recommend Iran as observer Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 37 minutes ago
    NEW DELHI, March 31: South Asian officials on Saturday recommended observer status for Iran at next weeks regional summit which will be dominated by trade amid warming ties between India and Pakistan.
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  • Iran President: U.K. Sailors Trespassed Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - Mar 31 1:30 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted Saturday that 15 captured British sailors had been seized in Iranian waters, calling Britain and its allies "arrogant" for refusing to apologize, the country's official news agency reported.
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  • Papers consider Iran strategy Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 30 10:38 PM
    UK papers discuss how to respond to the diplomatic crisis with Iran
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  • Russia Urges UK, Iran To Solve Crisis Over Detention Of Sailors Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 31 9:16 AM
    MOSCOW (AP)--Russia on Saturday urged Britain and Iran to resolve the dispute over 15 British sailors and marines captured by Iran last week, a local news agency reported.
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  • EU urges Iran to release British sailors Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Mar 31 2:38 PM
    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for the immediate release of the 15 British navy personnel seized by Iran last week.
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  • UN atomic agency calls on Iran to restore cooperation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 12:12 PM
    UN nuclear watchdog called on Friday on Iran to reverse its decision to limit cooperation with its inspectors in retaliation for the recent tightening of UN sanctions.
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  • Iran warns Britain over politicising sailor crisis Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Mar 31 1:15 PM
    A video grab taken from the Iranian television station Al-Alam TV shows (L-R) British sailor Nathan Thomas Summers, British servicewoman Faye Turney and an unidentified sailor on 29 March 2007. Iran on Saturday again warned Britain against politicising the seizure of its 15 navy personnel, although it gave a cautious welcome to a diplomatic exchange with London on the crisis.
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  • Diplomacy Still Key To Iran Crisis Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 9:19 AM
    The Foreign Secretary has continued diplomatic moves to secure the release of the 15 Royal Navy personnel taken captive by Iran.
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  • Captive British marine apologizes on Iran TV / Service members' treatment disgusts Blair Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 31 4:02 AM
    As the confrontation over British military prisoners in Iran entered a second week, Iran stepped up its propaganda campaign, broadcasting new video on Friday of a captured British marine and releasing a third letter from the only woman in the group....
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  • UK to blame: Iran leader Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Mar 31 1:57 PM
    Tehran, March 31 (Reuters): Irans President said today the British government was not following the legal and logical way over the case of 15 British naval personnel detained last week, Iranian media reported.
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  • Iran likely to win observer status in South Asian regional group, says Indian official Open this result in new window
    Associated Press via Yahoo! India News - Mar 31 8:45 AM
    Officials of seven South Asian nations on Saturday cleared the way for Iran's admission as an observer to their regional grouping, known as the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation, an Indian official said.
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  • Germany warns Iran not to escalate prisoner crisis Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Mar 31 8:28 AM
    Hamburg, March 31 (DPA) Germany, the current president of the European Union, has warned Iran not to further escalate the international crisis caused by Iran s detention of 15 British sailors a week ago.
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  • Iran Native Becomes Mayor of Beverly Hills Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Jimmy Delshad promised in Farsi-accented English to faithfully serve as mayor, and a crowd of nearly 1,000 stood to cheer. And so Beverly Hills got its first Iranian American chief executive, marking the political arrival of an immigrant community that has quietly reshaped...
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  • Saarc: Iran okayed as observer Open this result in new window
    The Statesman - Mar 31 1:27 PM
    NEW DELHI, March 31. Iran has been unanimously recommended for affiliation as Saarc observer by all the South Asian foreign secretaries. Iran had applied to be attached as observer to the South Asian group last month, when the formal letter was handed over to the Saarc secretariat in Kathmandu.
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  • Oil prices edge up amid Iran tensions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 11:32 AM
    Oil prices edged higher by early afternoon Friday as the political standoff over Iran's capture of 15 British marines and sailors raised fears of interruptions to the oil supply through Iran.
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  • UK not taking legal route over detentions - Iran Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Mar 31 11:22 AM
    TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Saturday the British government was not following "the legal and logical way" over the case of 15 British naval personnel detained last week, Iranian media reported.
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  • Iran must release British sailors: Bush Open this result in new window
    CBC - Mar 31 6:39 AM
    U.S. President George W. Bush said Saturday that Iran is engaging in "inexcusable behaviour" by detaining 15 British sailors and marines and he called for their immediate release.
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  • Iran president defiant Open this result in new window
    Teletext - Mar 31 4:15 PM
    Iran's president has labelled Britain arrogant for failing to apologise for the Royal Navy personnel crisis. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted the 15 British sailors and marines trespassed in Iranian waters and accused the UK Government of political posturing.
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  • Iran to be observer at Saarc meet Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Mar 31 12:48 PM
    Iran is set to be the new observer at Saarc and, apart from the UN, may end up sharing the table with the US at one of the few multilateral organisations.
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  • Family relieved by Iran footage Open this result in new window
    Flintshire Leader & Standard - Mar 31 4:28 PM
    The family of one of the Royal Marines being held in Iran said they were relieved to see him alive and well on video footage and urged him to hang on in there.
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  • Britain says discussing detained sailors with Iran Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Mar 31 6:20 AM
    BREMEN, Germany (Reuters) - Britain has sent Iran a written reply to its note on the detention of 15 British naval personnel in the Gulf eight days ago and the two sides are now talking, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said on Saturday.
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  • Iran Renews Threat to Prosecute British Sailors Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 31 6:38 AM
    Iran's ambassador to Russia has renewed a threat Iranian officials made earlier this week, saying 15 detained British sailors and marines could be tried for violating international law.
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