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Iran leader denies interference in Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 04:24:22 GMT

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday rejected the congressional testimony of the top U.S. officials in Iraq accusing Iran of interfering in its war-torn neighbor.

U.S. To Discuss More Iran Sanctions (New York Times)
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 02:28:57 GMT

The United States plans to hold a meeting on Sept. 21 to discuss what sanctions might be included in a new United Nations Security Council resolution to punish Iran over its nuclear programs.

Ahmadinejad: Iran can help secure Iraq, Israel is 'cruel' (Sports Illustrated)
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 00:50:30 GMT

Iran wants "peace and friendship for all," the country's president said Wednesday while again denying Western assertions his nation is pursuing nuclear weapons and trying to destabilize Iraq.

White House seeks tougher Iran sanctions (McClatchy Newspapers via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 00:15:00 GMT

VIENNA, Austria— Leading European nations on Wednesday stopped short of endorsing a United Nations plan to ease tensions over Iran's nuclear program, and the United States called a six-nation meeting next week to discuss imposing tougher U.N. sanctions on Iran's government.

U.S. wants new U.N. sanctions on Iran (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 13 Sep 2007 00:06:58 GMT

The Bush administration said Wednesday that retreat in Iraq would cede power in the country to Iran, the U.S.-labeled "axis of evil" nation that has become the boogeyman of the Middle East.

Austrian Jews ask pope for help on Iran (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 23:21:56 GMT

Two prominent Austrian Jewish leaders urged Pope Benedict XVI to use his moral authority to stop Iran from developing the ability to produce nuclear weapons and prevent a "catastrophe for all of humanity," according to a letter released Wednesday.

Iran warns against 'political interference' in UN inspections (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 21:15:43 GMT

Iran said Wednesday that new UN sanctions would torpedo renewed nuclear inspections but the United States and European powers said there must be sanctions if Tehran presses on with uranium enrichment.

Iran warns of halting IAEA cooperation (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 20:14:46 GMT

Iran warned Wednesday that U.N. sanctions could "destroy" its willingness to cooperate with an investigation of past nuclear activities. Undeterred, the U.S. said it still would push for new penalties unless Tehran scraps technology that could make the bomb.

U.S. looks to sanctions on Iran's Quds force (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 20:15:16 GMT

The Bush administration is looking at slapping sanctions on a unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps but has decided against naming the entire body a terrorist group, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday.

Six powers to discuss sanctions against Iran in Washington (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 12 Sep 2007 20:21:21 GMT

The six major powers working to resolve the controversy surrounding Iran's nuclear program will discuss a draft UN sanctions text September 21 in Washington, the State Department said Wednesday.