British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday that tougher sanctions are likely against Iran over its contested nuclear program while declining to rule out the possibility of future military action against the country.
The United States said ambassador-level talks with Iran in Baghdad on Tuesday will focus solely on the situation in Iraq despite rising tensions over American-Iranians detained by Tehran and Iranians held in U.S. custody in Iraq.
Israeli President Shimon Peres called on the world in an interview Tuesday to form a united front against Iran that would force the Islamic republic to end its pursuit of nuclear weapons.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday he expected a new UN resolution against Iran to make it toe the line on its nuclear programme, while also refusing to rule out military action.
Iran will resume talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Tuesday to clarify its atomic activity, an Iranian official said, a process diplomats say has slowed moves to adopt tougher U.N. sanctions against Tehran.
In his first Downing Street press conference, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said tougher sanctions are likely against Iran over its contested nuclear program and declined to rule out the prospect of future military action.
Iran on Monday launched a new wave of a moral crackdown against women who "dress like models" and men whose hairstyles are deemed unIslamic, police said.
Iran will hold talks with the UN atomic watchdog Tuesday in Vienna over its nuclear programme, Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Monday.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Monday he would not rule out military action against Iran, but believed a policy of sanctions could still persuade Tehran to drop its disputed nuclear program.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday that tougher sanctions are likely against Iran over its contested nuclear program and declined to reject outright the prospect of future military action.