Iran accused the United States and other world powers of being the true nuclear threats Tuesday at a meeting hamstrung by Tehran's opposition to language calling for full compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
Iran has extended $1 billion in credits for reconstruction projects in Iraq, a senior official said Tuesday ahead of an international conference on stabilizing Iraq.
LONDON, England (AP) -- Seven of the 15 British Royal Navy personnel held captive by Iran are back in the Persian Gulf searching for smugglers, Britain's military said Tuesday.
Iran will not negotiate with the United States until it stops its "evil approach," the government spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday, two days before the two foes were due to attend a meeting on Iraq.
Iran, rebuffing critics at a meeting on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, accused the West on Tuesday of misrepresenting Tehran's activities as a quest for bombs while flouting NPT vows to cut atomic arsenals.
The prospect of rare senior-level talks this week between the United States and Iran offers some hope of defusing a confrontation between Tehran and the West, but the odds of success are long and risks abound.
The State Department has once again designated Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing the Islamic Republic of aiding extremists throughout the Middle East, particularly in Iraq.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice travels Tuesday for a series of meetings on Iraq, ready to open a long-awaited but "firm" dialogue with the previously taboo regimes in Iran and Syria.
Iran on Tuesday blasted nuclear weapons powers for failing to honor promises to disarm and insisted that a conference here on non-proliferation drop a call for compliance that could target Tehran.
The State Department has once again designated Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism