An Iranian official invited Western nations Friday to help build nuclear power plants across Iran, reiterating his country's insistence on pursuing an atomic program as a European official said the two sides had agreed to discuss the standoff next week.
Iran still needs several years to be in a position to manufacture enough nuclear fuel through uranium enrichment for industrial use, the head of Iran's atomic energy agency said on Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will attend a meeting of Iraq's neighbors in Egypt next month and is open to direct talks with Iran over Iraq, the State Department said on Friday.
The liberal group MoveOn.org is launching an ad against Republican John McCain and his joke about bombing Iran, arguing that the United States "can't afford another reckless president."
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The liberal group MoveOn.org is launching an ad against Republican John McCain and his joke about bombing Iran, arguing that the nation "can't afford another reckless president."
The United States on Friday welcomed the planned renewal of talks between the European Union and Iran aimed at ending an international showdown over Tehran's nuclear program.
Republican US presidential contender John McCain turned to popular music to illuminate the debate on the Middle East, singing at the suggestion that the United States "bomb, bomb, bomb" Iran.
Video-sharing site yanks, then restores, video of Republican presidential contender drawing laughs when crooning about Iran.
Iran's top negotiator Ali Larijani and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will meet on Wednesday for talks on Tehran's disputed nuclear activity, their first since more U.N. sanctions were slapped on Iran last month.
Iranian Official Urges West to Build Nuclear Power Plants Across Iran As Way to End Standoff