Gates Assures Mideast Allies on US Overtures to Iran
Washington Post, United States - Greg Jaffe
US allies in the Middle East have long seen Iran as a primary threat to their security. In Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Gates assured leaders that the United States would be "open and transparent" in its contacts with Iran and said that any talks with the ...
US still open on Iran, Gates says
Gates says US-Arab ties unchanged by Iran outreach
Gates seeking to reassure Gulf on outreach to Iran
Leaders of Iran and Syria Vow to Back 'Palestinian Resistance'
New York Times, United States
By AP DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The leaders of Iran and Syria reaffirmed their support on Tuesday for what they characterized as “Palestinian resistance,” a defiant message to the United States and its Middle East allies, which are uneasy over American ...
Syria alliance with Iran a force for stability: Assad
Iran, Syria back Palestinian militancy
Iran will continue to support Palestinian cause: Ahmadinejad
United Press International
Peres: Israel Supports Two-State Solution, Iran Engagement
FOXNews - Wendell Goler, Reena Ninan
He said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would support a two-state solution to achieve peace between the Israelis and Palestinians and that if Obama wants to engage Iran, the Israelis are willing to back him. "Mr. Netanyahu said he will ...
Israeli president: US outreach to Iran OK for now
US presses Israel on 2-state solution, settlements
Israel would back US talks with Iran, Peres says (Roundup)
Family Says Time is Running Out for Aid Worker Held in Iran
FOXNews - Anita Vogel
Harotonian, 34, a Christian Armenian who was born in Iran, is serving a three-year sentence on charges she conspired with others in an American plot to overthrow the Iranian government. The humanitarian aid worker has been held for nearly a year in the ...
Video: Iran Complains About Pressure in Journalist Case
US reporter's appeal to be heard next week in Iran
US journalist on hunger strike treated at prison hospital
Iran president hopefuls register
BBC News, UK
President Ahmadinejad has been accused by reformists and conservatives alike of mishandling the economy and wasting Iran's windfall from high oil prices. But the BBC's Jon Leyne in Tehran says Mr Ahmadinejad is a skilled exponent at obtaining and ...
Dozens eye Iran presidency
Iran's Ahmadinejad Cancels Brazil Trip Indefinitely
Supreme Leader Rebukes President
Amnesty says Iran planning to execute juveniles
LONDON (AFP) — Rights group Amnesty International said Iran planned to execute two juveniles on Wednesday, five days after hanging a woman convicted of a crime she was alleged to have committed while still under 18. "The scheduling of these executions, ...
Human Rights Violations Continue in Iran
France condemns juvenile execution in Iran
Iran hangs woman convicted of murder as a minor
Earthtimes (press release)
Man stoned to death in Iran for adultery: judiciary
Washington Post, United States
TEHRAN (Reuters) - A man was stoned to death in Iran for adultery but the woman involved in the case repented, the judiciary said on Tuesday, suggesting her life was spared. The Islamic Republic has been heavily criticized by the European Union, ...
Iran says man stoned to death for adultery
Iranian Man Stoned To Death For Adultery - Iran Says "We Enforce ...
Convicted Adulterer Stoned To Death In Iran
Iraq condemns Iranian shelling of Kurd villages
Reuters - Tim Cocks, Janet Lawrence
BAGHDAD, May 5 (Reuters) - Iraq summoned Iran's ambassador to condemn Iranian shelling of villages in its northern Kurdistan region, the Iraqi government said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" if attacks continue. Iran shelled a Kurdish ...
Video: New Kurdish party forms in Iraq
Iraq condemns Iran for attacks
Iraq condemns Iran air strike on Kurdish villages
Nuclear talks not election issue in Iran
United Press International
TEHRAN, May 5 (UPI) -- The June 12 presidential elections in Iran play no role in ongoing talks on its controversial nuclear program, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi denied allegations that Tehran ...
US sanctions will not halt nuclear work: Iran
"Grand Bargain" With Iran Unlikely, Gates Says
Iran labels US as main supporter of "Zionists" state terrorism
Iran assails West, Israel at talks on nuclear treaty
Washington Post, United States - Louis Charbonneau
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran sharply criticized the United States, Britain and France on Monday for "continuous nuclear cooperation" with Israel, saying support for the Jewish state was a source of concern for the entire Middle ...
Iran: US, Britain, France violating NPT by helping Israel's ...
Report: Iran accuses US of breaching NPT
Iran is the 'Most Difficult Challenge' for the Nonproliferation Regime