The leaders of Russia, China and Iran said Thursday that Central Asia should be left alone to manage its stability and security — an apparent warning to the United States to avoid interfering in the strategic, resource-rich region.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards Thursday dismissed US plans to list the elite force as a terror group in order to strangle its growing economic power, warning that its "iron will" would not be deterred.
Iran's president said Tuesday he has "serious doubts" that his country is supplying weapons to Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan, refuting allegations by some Western officials that Iran is arming the militants.
In moving toward designating Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization, the Bush administration is adopting a tougher approach with Tehran, officials say - but former Iranian politicians also say it could make matters worse in the region.
Iran's president blasted U.S. plans for a missile defense shield on Thursday, striking a hostile note at a regional summit aimed at counter-balancing Western influence in resource-rich Central Asia.
Iran's judiciary chief has publicly criticised President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for needlessly changing top officials, in a rare intervention in politics by one of Iran's most respected clerics.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran said Thursday that the planned system was "a threat to more than one country."
Iran on Thursday angrily dismissed a US plan to list its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terror group in a bid to strangle the economic influence of one of the Islamic republic's key institutions.
by Staff Writers Tehran (AFP) Aug 15, 2007 The chief commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday boasted of his elite force's military prowess, saying its missiles and ships had the "length and breadth" of the Gulf under cover.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards denounce as "worthless" reported US plans to list the force as a terrorist unit.