SHANNON, Ireland— Iran is the "single most important" strategic challenge in the Middle East for the United States and its allies, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday, as she flew to the region with a plan for billions of dollars in arms sales and military aid for Israel and Arab nations.
The United States announced Monday new military pacts worth 20 billion dollars for Saudi Arabia, 13 billion dollars for Egypt and 30 billion for Israel in a bid to counter Iran.
The head of Iran's Assembly of Experts, the body that selects and supervises the country's supreme leader, died on Monday in a Tehran hospital after battling a chronic sickness, state news agency IRNA reported.
July 30 (Bloomberg) -- The House of Representatives is set to vote on legislation encouraging state and local governments to end their links with companies that do business in Iran or Sudan.
U.N. inspectors visited Iran's Arak heavy-water reactor site on Monday, the first such trip since April in a show of Iranian nuclear transparency meant to ward off harsher U.N. sanctions.
SHANNON, Ireland, July 30 -- The United States and Iran exchanged tough accusations on Monday as the Bush administration unveiled a huge package of arms sales to Saudi Arabia and five other Gulf countries expected to total at least $20 billion, as well as separate 10-year agreements for $43 billion...
A group of UN atomic inspectors on Monday visited a heavy water reactor in Iran that is one of the key Western concerns over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme, officials said.
The United States Monday announced new military pacts worth 13 billion dollars for Egypt, 30 billion for Israel and billions more for Saudi Arabia and Gulf states, in a bid to counter Iran.
The United States is forging new military aid pacts with Middle East allies to counter "negative" influences by Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah, as well as Syria and Iran, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday.
Iran's Foreign Ministry accused the United States on Monday of seeking to create fear and divisions in the Middle East after reports Washington was readying major arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.