Iran's nuclear program is continuing "non-stop," an Iranian official said on Sunday, the eve of high-level talks with the U.N. atomic watchdog aimed at defusing Western suspicions about Tehran's intentions.
The Gulf would become a "hell" for Iran's enemies if they were to attack the Islamic Republic, a commander of the country's elite Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Sunday.
Iran's sacked oil minister has issued a parting warning to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, predicting a looming "catastrophe" in the Iranian energy sector because of high consumption, media reported Sunday.
Gunmen took as many as 30 people hostage in southeast Iran on Sunday after burning vehicles and shooting at passengers, news agencies said, an incident blamed on Sunni Muslim rebels Tehran has previously linked to al Qaeda.
Armed militants linked to a shadowy Sunni rebel leader kidnapped 12 people in a restive southeastern province of Iran on Sunday and whisked them off to neighbouring Pakistan, police said.
Tucson's dilemma: Is making a political statement by not investing its pension assets in Iran worth the potential $2.8 million hit taxpayers would take to finance it?
Cargoes moving between the main markets in Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS, Russia and Iran are increasingly using the Astara Transit Terminal, on the border between Azerbaijan and Iran, as a favored route.
Trade / foreign investment Cargoes moving between the main markets in Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS, Russia and Iran are increasingly using the Astara Transit Terminal, on the border between Azerbaijan and Iran, as a favored route.
The city of Tucson is considering divesting itself of any fund connected to Iran's energy industry, a move that could cost taxpayers a potential $2.8 million.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards yesterday warned the US that any attack against them would bring "hell" to the area.