The threat posed by Iran can only be contained if the use of force is kept on the table, potential presidential candidate Fred Thompson said Tuesday.
The capture of 15 British troops by Iran was down to a string of failings not individual error, an official report found Tuesday, but Defence Secretary Des Browne said no one would be punished.
Iran's top nuclear negotiator and the European Union's foreign policy chief will meet Saturday in Portugal for a new round of talks over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, state television reported.
Britain on Tuesday banned military and naval personnel from selling tales of their exploits to the media, following an outcry when sailors seized by Iran published stories in exchange for cash.
Tougher sanctions or a blockade on Iran could help foment growing internal dissent to topple the government, former U.S. Republican senator Fred Thompson, a potential presidential candidate, said on Tuesday.
June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Fred Thompson, who may join the Republican presidential race, said today that the U.S. and its allies should consider a blockade against Iran before military action to curb the nation's nuclear ambitions.
US President George W. Bush said Tuesday he hoped to resolve the dispute over Iran's nuclear program diplomatically but insisted again all options, including military force, were on the table.
U.S. President George W. Bush reiterated on Tuesday that all options were on the table in dealing with Iran's nuclear challenge.
Iran Tuesday refused to rule out using oil supplies as a weapon in the standoff over its nuclear programme, saying Washington had never excluded attacking the Islamic republic.
Spring fashion season in Iran is bringing out special forces to enforce the Islamic dress code in Tehran. Elizabeth Palmer goes to the mall with some Tehran women to find out what is acceptable under the hardline regime.