Iran's parliament on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill that could lead to the death penalty for persons convicted of working in the production of pornographic movies.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates joined a number of U.S. officials Wed. in accusing Iran of supplying weapons to Taliban militants fighting NATO and U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates tied Iran's government to large shipments of weapons to the Taliban in Afghanistan and said Wednesday such quantities were unlikely without Tehran's knowledge.
EU powers told Iran on Wednesday it faced further sanctions for expanding uranium enrichment and curbing U.N. inspectors' access to its nuclear program.
Iran slammed UN efforts to rein in its nuclear programme Wednesday but both the United States and Europe called for tough action at a UN atomic watchdog meeting that brought new sanctions closer.
The Navy admiral tapped to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Wednesday he favors a diplomatic approach in dealing with Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons, yet he offered few clues on how he would handle the war in Iraq.
Iran slammed UN efforts to rein in its nuclear programme Wednesday as the UN's atomic watchdog met to hear a report that could bring new sanctions on Tehran one step closer.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday that he had seen a new intelligence analysis "that makes it pretty clear there's a fairly substantial flow of weapons" from Iran across its border to assist insurgents in Afghanistan.
Iran does not care if the United Nations passes any more resolutions against it because of its nuclear program, the president said on Wednesday.
It is not a particularly opportune moment, it appears, for Iranian-Americans to be visiting Iran.