Moscow has delayed the start-up of Iran's first nuclear power station to 2008 because Tehran has fallen behind with payments for the Bushehr plant, a top Russian official said on Thursday.
Militia crews firing mortars and rockets have been hitting Baghdad's heavily protected Green Zone with more accuracy in the past three months because of training from Iran, a top U.S. general said on Thursday.
U.S. presidential candidates agree Iran should not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons but at this point in the 2008 campaign, their prescriptions for preventing such an outcome are vague.
The US says rocket attacks in Baghdad are getting more accurate as militias are trained in Iran.
At a second meeting with his Iranian counterpart in two months, the US ambassador blasted Tehran on Tuesday for arming and training Shiite militias but agreed to set up a security subcommittee with Iran and Iraq to carry forward work on stabilizing the country.
The State Department says Iran's continued defiance over its nuclear program should be met with more sanctions resolutions in the U.N. Security Council. VOA's Stephanie Ho reports from Washington.
Royal Dutch Shell's chief executive Jeroen van der Veer said there were no plans to halt preparatory work on possible investments in Iran, despite renewed pressure about the risks of operating in a country where America has imposed economic sanctions.
Russia will not complete the nuclear power plant it is building for Iran until late next year, a year behind schedule, the official Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported, quoting the director of a subcontracting company of the state nuclear power company Atomstroyexport. The director, Ivan Istomin of Energoprogress, said suppliers had ?lost faith? in the Bushehr power plant, Iran?s first ...
The U.S. military has noted a “significant improvement” in the aim of attackers firing rockets and mortars into the heavily fortified Green Zone in the past three months that it has linked to training in Iran, a top commander said Thursday.
The California Public Employees' Retirement System urged four companies in its public equity portfolio to take steps to "minimize the risk of investment in Iran," as part of a broader effort by large U.S. pension funds to reconsider financial investments in the increasingly isolated Middle East powerhouse.