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China Refuses Meeting on Iran Sanctions, Forcing Its Cancellation (Washington Post)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 15:39:46 GMT
China has refused for now to meet with top diplomats from the United States, Russia, Britain, France, and Germany regarding Iran's nuclear program, forcing cancellation of a critical meeting to debate new sanctions that the Bush administration hopes to impose on Iran through the United Nations, U.S....
Israel slams IAEA for 'failing to expose' Iran ambitions (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:49:36 GMT
Israel slammed the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Friday for failing to expose what it insisted was Iran's drive to acquire an atomic bomb in a key report on its archfoe's nuclear programme.

Iran wants Western "apology" after IAEA report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 14:08:22 GMT
Iran called on its Western foes on Friday to apologize to the Islamic Republic after the release of a U.N. nuclear agency report which Tehran said showed it had been telling the truth about its atomic plans, according to state media.

Former Cameroon coach Schaefer in talks to take charge of Iran (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:59:02 GMT
Former Cameroon coach Winfried Schaefer is in talks with the bosses of Iran's football team about coaching the national side, according to a report in German newspaper Die Welt on Friday.

EU's Solana to file key Iran nuclear report with or without new talks (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 10:17:05 GMT
EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana will file a key report on Iran's willingness to engage in nuclear talks with or without a new meeting with Tehran's nuclear envoy, his spokeswoman said Friday.

UN debate: More anti-Iran measures? (The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 08:00:00 GMT
The stage was set for the next round in the global confrontation with Iran when the UN's nuclear-energy agency found in a report issued Thursday that Tehran has been partially cooperative, but has still not answered crucial questions about its nuclear program.

US talks tough on Iran, warns China (AFP via Yahoo! News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 05:48:50 GMT
The United States accused Iran Thursday of "stringing along" UN watchdogs investigating its nuclear ambitions and bluntly warned China not to block new sanctions against the Islamic republic.

China withdraws from Iran nuclear talks (UPI)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:21:45 GMT
China is pulling out of talks to discuss placing additional sanctions on Iran in light of the latest report by the United Nation's atomic watchdog agency.

Iran ban for Garcia Marquez novel (BBC News)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 13:51:06 GMT
A novel by Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez is pulled from shelves after Iran's censors notice its sanitised title.

U.S. to Seek New Sanctions Against Iran (Washington Post)
read story   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 03:38:04 GMT
The Bush administration plans to push for new sanctions against Iran after the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency reported yesterday that Tehran is providing "diminishing" information about its controversial nuclear program, U.S. officials said.