Obama Faces Long Odds on Iran Diplomacy
U.S. News & World Report, DC
By Thomas Omestad The Obama administration appears determined to reach out to Iran in hopes of finding a deal that will ensure the Islamic republic does not turn its growing nuclear know-how into a crisis-provoking arsenal of bombs. ...
Op-Ed Contributor Iran's Power Struggle
Iran's Khatami throws weight behind reformist Mousavi
Iran's reformist presidential candidate urges fair election
Iran denies US-born reporter on hunger strike
By Fredrik Dahl TEHRAN, April 28 (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary said on Tuesday a US-born journalist jailed for espionage was in good health and not on a hunger strike, but Roxana Saberi's father said she was "frail and weak" after refusing food for a ...
Video: Jailed Journalist Goes on Hunger Strike
Reporter Jailed in Iran Passes Week on Fast
French group urges Iran to free US journalist
Seven Questions: Hans Blix
Why big weapons won't stop terror, Obama has it right on Iran, and nukes are so last century. Don't throw up your arms yet: The end of nuclear weapons is possible, if distant, says Hans Blix, pictured here at Chernobyl in 2003. ...
In our view: Nuclear proliferation
Pakistan Is on the Verge of Collapse
Obama warns US has 'huge interests' in Pakistan
Congress looks to bolster Iran sanctions
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is taking up a bipartisan proposal which would give the Obama administration more leverage over Iran by toughening economic sanctions on foreign oil and shipping firms that aid Tehran. A group of Democrats and Republicans ...
US Lawmakers Seek To Sanction Iran's Gasoline Suppliers
US Congress Moves to Tighten Sanctions on Iran
Obama seen opposing bi-partisan legislation on Iran sanctions
New York Times
North Korea Duels With Iran for Top Axis Ranking
New York Times, United States
Ms. Saberi is being held by Iran. Regular readers of The Lede will recall that Iran, in its complex diplomatic dance with the United States, has recently taken several similar steps — trumpeting its uranium-enrichment capabilities ahead of talks over ...
Israel's Peres sees containment for a nuclear Iran
Washington Post, United States
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A nuclear-armed Iran could be contained through threats of retaliation, Israeli President Shimon Peres said Wednesday. Breaking with Israeli leaders who have refused to countenance the idea of Iran getting the bomb and hinted at ...
Israeli Nobel laureate: Threaten Iran with nukes
Rattling the Cage: Learning to live with The Bomb
Cultural Heritage News
US Gulf envoy makes first visit
BBC News, UK
Correspondents say building a united diplomatic front to pressure Iran to halt its nuclear programme is likely to top the agenda. Iran denies accusations that it is trying to develop a nuclear bomb. Last week US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...
US envoy on Iran policy to visit Gulf
US says Ross not en route to Iran
US Envoy Arrives In Saudi Arabia, Holds Talks With Saudi Foreign ...
Durban Diary, Closing Day - Another undignified spectacle
New York Daily News, NY
At Durban II, it was the UN that did nothing to prevent NGO speakers from being harassed and intimidated by Iran, Libya, South Africa and China. Their constant points of order interrupted and eliminated any mention of any human rights victim not ...
Ahmadinejad plays to his base
'Ahmadinejad's UN speech didn't help'
Was Durban II a success or failure?
Iran's defense minister visits Venezuela
The Associated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Iran's defense minister has held talks with officials in Venezuela seeking to strengthen military ties. Iran's official IRNA news agency reported Tuesday that Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammed Najjar met with Venezuelan Vice ...
Iran, Venezuela review expansion of defense ties
Iran, Venezuela cooperate to strengthen deterrent capabilities ...
Iran defense chief in Venezuela
Iran says reports of attack on Iran's vessel "psychological warfare"
TEHRAN, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Iran denied the reports of attack on the country's vessel and called it a "psychological warfare," the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Wednesday. An Iranian military official denied media reports of an Israeli US ...
Iran rejects US-Israeli missile attack against navy ship
Iran denies 'US-Israeli' assault on navy ship
Report on ‘US-Israeli' attack on ship a psychological warfare ...