TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has released an Iranian-American democracy scholar who spent four months in prison _ the third time in recent weeks Tehran has set free dual citizens it accuses of trying to stir up a revolution.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, said he would abide by a decision to not allow him to go to ground zero during his visit next week.
President Nicolas Sarkozy, known for his frank manner, accused Iran directly of seeking nuclear weapons and suggested tougher United Nations sanctions. ?Iran is trying to acquire a nuclear bomb,? he said flatly, though he added that negotiations were still possible. In Rome, Mohamed ElBaradei, the chief United Nations nuclear inspector, said Iran did not pose an immediate threat. But in an ...
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday that he will seek tougher U.N. sanctions on Iran for continuing to produce nuclear fuel, but backed away from his foreign minister's warning that Europe should prepare for war.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy accused Iran directly of seeking nuclear weapons Thursday and suggested tougher sanctions against the Mideast nation.
French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Thursday the world needs to be tough with Iran over its nuclear ambitions while continuing to seek a diplomatic solution.
The United States expects the U.N. Security Council to impose new sanctions on Iran for its nuclear ambitions in the coming weeks, despite objections from Russia and China, U.S. Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad said on Thursday.
President Nicolas Sarkozy insisted Thursday that France did not want a war with Iran over its nuclear programme, while directly accusing Tehran of seeking to develop atomic weapons.
VIENNA, Austria— After 18 years of concealing a nuclear program from the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency and four years of fruitless talks with the international community, Iran has pledged to come clean with facts to back up its claim that it isn't seeking to build a nuclear weapon.
KABUL, Sept. 20 -- A top NATO commander said Thursday that a shipment of weapons intercepted by international forces in western Afghanistan this month clearly came from Iran and almost certainly was sent here with the knowledge of "at least the Iranian military."