The deputy chief of the UN atomic watchdog visits Iran on Wednesday, days after the body said Tehran had slowed expansion of its uranium enrichment and signalling a possible breakthrough in the crisis over its nuclear ambitions.
War On Terror: Even as it moves rapidly to develop a nuclear weapon, Iran is beset with riots and public anger over its stagnant economy, rising inflation and gasoline rationing. This could be good news for the U.S.
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Navy said Tuesday that it was sending the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf in order to maintain two carriers in the region amid growing tensions with Iran over its alleged support of Iraqi insurgents.
A leading reformist party said on Tuesday that Iran's ruling conservatives were worried over President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's handling of the country's nuclear programme and the economy.
Iran could have a nuclear capacity by 2009 but would not be able to produce operational nuclear weapons for three or four years, Israeli intelligence officials said according to media here on Tuesday.
Iran plans to double its car production to two million a year by 2015, the head of major auto manufacturer Irankhodro said on Tuesday, while admitting that sanctions had started to affect the industry.
The stakes are big and the waterway is small, so communication between the two sides is a must to keep a lid on tensions. — Iran and the United States remain so far apart on so many issues that they refuse to talk about them.
The U.N. atomic watchdog's No. 2 official goes to Iran on Wednesday to test Tehran's latest promise to answer questions about its nuclear agenda under the threat of stiffer sanctions.
Iran announced yesterday that it had uncovered new evidence against two imprisoned Americans and had launched an expanded investigation into their alleged activities against the Islamic republic.
Iran's judiciary has launched new investigations into the cases of two detained Iranian Americans charged with endangering national security, citing fresh evidence, a spokesman said Tuesday.