Iran?s judiciary will complete its investigation of four Americans ?within the next two or three days? and will then decide whether to free them or indict them on charges of acting against national security, said the judicial spokesman, Alireza Jamshidi. Several weeks ago, he said they had been charged with espionage, but he did not repeat that yesterday. At the same time, the foreign minister, ...
As Tehran presses for the release of five Iranians held by the U.S. military in Iraq, Iran's top judiciary spokesman announced Tuesday that three detained Iranian-Americans will be formally indicted or freed by the end of the week, according to Iranian media reports.
A senior U.S. diplomat accused Iran on Tuesday of transferring weapons to Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan — the most direct comments yet on the issue by a ranking American official.
Iran's judiciary said Tuesday it will decide within days whether to indict or free four Iranian-Americans charged with endangering national security in a case that has heightened bitterness between the rival nations.
Iran will make the United States "regret" its detention of five Iranians in Iraq since early this year, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Tuesday.
Iran will publish the speeches and writings of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has called for Israel's destruction and once wrote President Bush a letter criticizing his handling of the Sept. 11 attacks, newspapers reported Tuesday.
A senior US diplomat Tuesday accused Iran of supplying arms to the Taliban in Afghanistan and backing several radical movements in the Middle East.
Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan said Tuesday they had agreed to strengthen their joint efforts to prevent cross-border drug trafficking.
The UN atomic agency thinks Iran could have 8,000 centrifuges enriching uranium by December, a significant rise in nuclear capability likely to fuel fears that Tehran seeks nuclear weapons, diplomats said Tuesday.
The United States expressed "grave concern" Tuesday over Iran's defiance in ramping up its nuclear capability amid new estimates by the UN atomic agency that the Islamic republic could have 8,000 centrifuges enriching uranium by December.