After years of stonewalling, Iran is sending a senior envoy to talks with the U.N. atomic monitoring agency that could provide answers on past nuclear activities, diplomats said Sunday.
Sudan and Iran have been able to ease the blow of new U.S. sanctions by trading more with China and conducting deals in currencies other than the dollar. Their actions raise questions about whether sanctions are an effective way for Washington to punish rogue nations.
Iran?s confirmation that it had detained a fourth Iranian-American, a peace advocate from California, seems certain to upset relations further between the countries.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's confirmation Sunday that it has detained a fourth Iranian-American -- this one a peace activist from California -- seems certain to further rile relations between the two countries, already tense over Iran's nuclear program.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman said Sunday the United States should consider a military strike against Iran because of Tehran's involvement in Iraq.
Iran said on Sunday it was prepared to "view positively" the prospect of new talks with the United States over Iraq, if the Baghdad government believes it is necessary.
Iran warned on Sunday that it would strike US military bases in neighbouring Gulf states if they were used as staging posts to attack the Islamic republic over its nuclear programme.
Iran's leaders on Sunday held talks with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, emphasising a shared distrust of the United States as Tehran seeks to bolster ties with US critics in Latin America.
Senator Joseph I. Lieberman said today that unless Iran stops training Iraqis to carry out anti-coalition attacks, the U.S. should launch cross-border attacks into Iran.
Iran's confirmation that it has detained a fourth Iranian-American, a peace activist, seems certain to further rile relations between the two countries, already tense over Iran's nuclear program.