Three Finnish men seized by Iran while on a fishing trip last week have returned Saturday to the United Arab Emirates, where they live, the company that employs them said.
Iran on Saturday brushed aside warnings by G8 leaders that it would face further U.N. sanctions if it failed to halt uranium enrichment work.
Iran's influential former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Saturday shrugged off the Group of Eight powers threat to take new measures against Tehran if it continues to ignore UN demands to halt uranium enrichment, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Flash floods caused by cyclone Gonu have killed 12 people, injured nine and trapped 40,000 others in southeastern Iran, news reports said Saturday.
Military action is one of the options in dealing with Iran's nuclear program, Israel's deputy prime minister said Saturday, after discussing the issue with senior U.S. officials.
The United States told Israel it plans to tighten economic sanctions on Iran and assess their impact at year-end, a top Israeli official said on Saturday in comments that appeared to play down military options for now.
All options, including military action, are on the table when it comes to dealing with Iran's nuclear program, an Israeli Cabinet minister said Saturday, after discussing the issue with senior U.S. officials.
Flash floods caused by cyclone Gonu have killed seven people and trapped 40,000 others in southeastern Iran, news reports said Saturday.
Israel's deputy prime minister says his country has not ruled out attacking Iran's nuclear plants but prefers diplomacy for now.
Indonesia and Qatar delayed on Friday a proposed U.N. Security Council statement condemning comments by Iran's president that forecast the destruction of Israel.