Iran Has Centrifuge Capacity for Nuclear Arms, Report Says
New York Times, United States
By WILLIAM J. BROAD and DAVID E. SANGER A week before Iran's presidential election, atomic inspectors reported Friday that the country has sped up its production of nuclear fuel and increased its number of installed centrifuges to 7200 — more than ...
Iran nuclear program advancing, UN agency says
Iran in major nuclear expansion, UN oversight harder
Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment Pace, Defies UN Inspectors
Supporters of Iran presidential candidates clash
TEHRAN, June 5 (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of hardline Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his main moderate challenger clashed in Tehran on Friday, a week before Iran's presidential election. After sporadic fist-fights and shoving ...
Video: Mir Hossein Mousavi
In Iran, Ahmadinejad opponent sees surge of enthusiasm
Ex-nuke negotiator calls Ahmadinejad a 'demagogue'
Big oil watches Iran vote, but investment distant
By Luke Pachymuthu and Simon Webb - Analysis DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's presidential election on June 12 may mark a small step toward the return of big oil's cash to the country's energy sector, but it could be years before investment flows freely. ...
US Views Mideast Polls as Bellwether
Supreme Leader of Iran: Muslim Nations 'Hate America'
Analysts Divided Over Obama's Carrot-Without-Stick Approach to Iran
Lebanon voting at crossroads
By Octavia Nasr (CNN) -- Lebanon's parliamentary elections will determine which path the country will take in the next four years -- the direction of Islamic militancy and closer ties to countries such as Iran and Syria, or a route to more ...
High stakes in Lebanon's election
Lebanon Vote Draws Expatriates' Interest
Lebanon braced for close-run vote
Voice of America
FM warns Belarus against ties with Iran
Jerusalem Post, Israel
By AP Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday promised to strengthen ties with Belarus, but cautioned the ex-Soviet nation against developing relations with Iran. Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman during a meeting with his Russian counterpart ...
Video: Russias arms trade does not destabilize Middle East
'No Israeli plan' to bomb Iran
Israel gives mixed signals on any attack on Iran
Showdown in Lebanon
Wall Street Journal
Associated Press Tehran's objective is to replace the pro-West governing coalition known as the March 14 Alliance (named for the date of the Cedar Revolution in 2005) with a pro-Iran administration. That's part of a broader Iranian strategy to create a ...
Hezbollah poised to consolidate hold in Lebanon
Hezbollah's stocks on the rise regardless of Lebanon poll result
US military aid at stake in Lebanon elections
US special energy envoy says no to Iran's involvement in Nabucco ...
Los Angeles Times, CA
By AP ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The US does not support Iran's involvement in the Nabucco gas project, a pipeline meant to supply Europe with gas, the US special energy envoy said Thursday. Richard Morningstar, the US special envoy for Eurasian energy ...
US opposes Iran's involvement in Nabucco project
Iran can supply Nabucco if relations normalise -US
Turkey wants right to re-export Russian gas
'Special Report' Panel on Obama's Address to the Muslim World
On policy, the damage was small because the speech was so abstract, vapid, and self-absorbed that it didn't touch a lot of policy, except on Iran, where he was exceedingly weak. That was the weakest statement on Iran and nukes in at least eight or nine ...
Video: Obama's Speech Welcomed by Arabs? - Bloomberg
Republican Lugar Says Obama's Cairo Speech 'Signal Achievement'
Obama gets reality check from complex Mideast
The Money Times
US invites Iran to 4 July events
BBC News, UK
The move is part of a new policy of engagement with Iran under President Barack Obama's administration. The US is trying to convince Iran to end its nuclear ambitions. It is still unclear how many embassies will send out invitations to the celebrations ...
Sarkozy to meet Iran's foreign minister Wednesday
Obama extends flame-grilled olive branch to Iran
Despite tensions, US, Israel still talking about Iran
Obama calls for serious dialogue with Iran
Irish Times, Ireland
US PRESIDENT Barack Obama called for “serious dialogue” with Iran to prevent a “nuclear arms race in the Middle East” after talks with chancellor Angela Merkel in Dresden yesterday. Dr Merkel promised a “constructive German contribution” to Middle East ...
Video: President Barack Obama visits Germany
Barack Obama sends message to Iran and Israel on emotional ...
Obama slams Holocaust deniers at concentration camp