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Bush to ask Putin's help in pressuring Iran (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 01 Jul 2007 04:37:22 GMT

President George W. Bush will seek Russian President Vladimir Putin's support for wider sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, during weekend talks in Maine where Bush hopes to rekindle a friendship with the Russian leader.

Iran's petrol guzzling to be cut back further: president (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 21:17:07 GMT

Iran's president Saturday defended a rationing scheme to cut back on petrol guzzling in the world's fourth largest oil producer, saying even tighter controls are on the way.

Iran vows to press on with nuclear work (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:27:06 GMT

Iran on Saturday dismissed the threat of fresh UN sanctions and announced an impending visit by a senior atomic watchdog official for talks over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.

Bush to Seek Putin?s Support in Pressuring Iran (New York Times)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 15:08:05 GMT

KENNEBUNKPORT, Me., June 30 President Bush, seeking to change the tone of an increasingly caustic fraught relationship with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, will press him on Sunday to support a major escalation of economic pressure against Iran, senior administration officials said.

Iran leader backs "brave" gasoline rationing move (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 14:44:03 GMT

Iran's supreme leader on Saturday threw his weight behind a gasoline rationing scheme which sparked angry protests and left more than a dozen petrol stations burnt out in the world's fourth largest oil exporter.

IAEA team to visit Iran in July: ISNA (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:17:12 GMT

A team from the U.N. nuclear watchdog will visit Iran on July 11-13 to discuss how to resolve questions about Tehran's disputed nuclear activities, an Iranian official was quoted as saying on Saturday.

UN nuclear envoy to travel to Iran July 11 (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 12:11:39 GMT

Iran said on Saturday that the deputy director general of the UN atomic watchdog will visit Tehran on July 11 to try to resolve outstanding issues over its nuclear programme, the ISNA news agency reported.

Iran's top leaders defend fuel rationing despite public discontent (CP via Yahoo! Canada News)
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Sun, 01 Jul 2007 04:29:00 GMT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's top leaders defended a new fuel rationing plan Saturday that sparked violence earlier this week, saying it will free up funding for development projects and make the country "invincible," state-run television reported.

Bush likely to lobby Putin on Iran (UPI)
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 19:16:00 GMT

President Bush plans to seek Russia's assistance in putting pressure on Iran's nuclear program when Vladimir Putin comes calling this weekend.

Iran “baring its teeth” in Afghan, officials say (Khaleej Times)
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Sun, 01 Jul 2007 03:55:57 GMT

KABUL - In public, Afghanistan has played down US and British allegations that Iran is feeding weapons to Taleban insurgents, but in private, officials here say the charges are true — and worrying.