SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) -- If this was supposed to be the spring thaw in the chilly relationship between Iran and the United States, it was a short season.
The passage of a landmark nuclear deal between India and the United States has hit a fresh snag with senators in Washington piling the pressure on New Delhi to keep its distance from Iran, officials said.
Larissa Abramova, a Ukrainian violinist, thought her red dress was lovely. But it apparently offended Iran's foreign minister so much he boycotted a gala dinner attended by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
The United States said for weeks Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was open to talks with Iran's foreign minister about Iraq, but in the end her exchange amounted to pleasantries over ice cream.
The United States and Iran clashed Friday at a conference on Iraq's future, frustrating attempts to arrange would have been the highest-level meeting between the two countries in 28 years.
Under fire for stalling a 130-nation nuclear meeting, Iran accused the U.S. on Friday of being the real culprit, as the conference adjourned for the weekend in deadlock over Tehran's opposition to language of the gathering's agenda.
An investigation into the fate of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran has uncovered nothing, but Iran's government has asked for more details about the missing American, the foreign minister said Friday.
The alleged cell of smugglers procured powerful, armor piercing bombs and other weapons from Iran, the military said.
Iran and the United States dashed hopes of a major breakthrough at an international conference convened to stabilise war-torn Iraq when they held only mid-level talks on Friday.
Iran and the United States held brief low-level talks on Friday, amid a feeling of anticlimax after two days of speculation over a historic meeting at the foreign minister level.