Weapons crossing the border from Iran to Afghanistan may be winding up in the hands of the Taliban, the hard-line Islamic militia that is battling U.S.- and NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, U.S. and British officials said.
The brother of an Iranian terrorism victim can collect $2.8 million from a California company that owes Iran for a canceled weapons shipment, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
Tehran recently suggested a readiness to discuss a partial suspension of uranium enrichment, but the U.S. and key allies rejected the overture and Iran pulled back from the idea for starting talks on its nuclear program, diplomats said Wednesday.
World powers, including Russia, threatened "further appropriate measures" on Wednesday if Iran failed to comply with U.N. resolutions demanding that it suspend nuclear enrichment.
The United States and Iran finished in a virtual dead heat, and way down the list, in a magazine's assessment of the peacefulness of 121 countries.
Iran recently hinted at willingness to discuss a partial suspension of uranium enrichment, but the West stuck to its demand for a full halt and Tehran withdrew its idea for getting talks going in the dispute over its nuclear program, diplomats said Wednesday
The dispute over Iran's nuclear ambitions intensified Wednesday on the eve of talks between Tehran's top nuclear negotiator and EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana in Madrid.
Major industrial nations threatened on Wednesday to support "further appropriate measures" if Iran failed to comply with U.N. resolutions demanding that it suspend nuclear enrichment.
The Bush administration should put an end to its misguided policy of "helping" the cause of democracy in Iran.
The White House said on Wednesday it was preposterous for Iran to accuse three Iranian-Americans detained in Tehran of spying and called for their release.