Italian Premier Romano Prodi said Monday that Iran must be prevented from acquiring nuclear weapons and called on Gaza's Hamas rulers to release a captured Israeli soldier.
Iran has arrested 20 people including some foreigners near the border with Iraq and accused them of belonging to a spy network, the state-run news agency reported Monday.
Iran's hard-line leader made clear Monday that drivers who use their fuel rations won't be allowed to buy more gasoline at higher prices, calling suggestions to do so a "killer poison" that would worsen inflation, the official IRNA news agency said.
Iran has scaled back its uranium enrichment program, the head of the U.N. atomic agency said Monday, suggesting a new willingness from the government to resolve the international standoff over its nuclear defiance.
Iran has slowed the expansion of its disputed uranium enrichment program, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Monday, after Western powers threatened to hit Tehran with harsher sanctions.
Iran has slowed the expansion of its uranium enrichment work in a move that could herald a breakthrough in the international crisis over its nuclear ambitions, UN nuclear chief Mohamed ElBaradei said Monday.
Commercial satellite imagery indicates Iran is tunneling into a mountain near its Natanz uranium enrichment complex, possibly to protect nuclear equipment against air attack, a US think tank reported Monday.
Iran is ready to hold more talks with its arch enemy the United States to help secure Iraq, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday.
Iran has slowed down but not frozen the expansion of its nuclear enrichment capabilities at its strategic plant in Natanz, UN nuclear chief Mohamed ElBaradei said Monday.
Iran has significantly slowed work on its uranium enrichment program, the head of the U.N. atomic agency said Monday, interpreting the move as a signal that the country could be willing to resolve the standoff over its nuclear defiance.