Iran has agreed to compensate Denmark for damage to the Danish Embassy in Tehran during fiery protests last year over the publication of Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the Danish foreign minister said Wednesday
The wife of a retired FBI agent who has been missing in Iran for months met with U.S. diplomats in Washington Wednesday.
The charges against him were not announced but Iran?s minister of intelligence said they were security related.
A classical violinist may have undermined the last high-level contact between the United States and Iran, but Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice isn't giving up hope that culture can bridge vast U.S.-Iranian differences.
The United States and Europe criticized Iran on Wednesday for its defiance of a U.N. Security Council demand that it stop uranium enrichment, and the six world powers prepared for a strategy session on how to persuade Tehran to comply.
Kuwait's government on Wednesday briefed MPs on contingency plans to face a possible outbreak of Iran-US hostilities over Tehran's nuclear programme, a senior minister and lawmakers said.
The State Department yesterday sharply criticized Iran's detention of Washington scholar Haleh Esfandiari and journalist Parnaz Azima and acknowledged a growing problem with Tehran over its actions against U.S. and dual U.S.-Iranian citizens.
A U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday that Shiite-dominated Iran is providing support to some Sunni insurgents fighting American forces in Iraq.
The United States warned Wednesday about the danger of Iran possibly withdrawing from the Non-Proliferation Treaty, the world's basic agreement against the spread of nuclear weapons.
Iran will face further sanctions in June if it continues to defy U.N. demands that it stop uranium enrichment work the West believes is at the centre of a secret atom-bomb plan, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.