Panetta stokes tensions with Iran over attacks
The United States could take unilateral military action against Shia militias armed by Iran if they continued to attack US troops, Leon Panetta, the new US Defence Secretary, said on a visit to Iraq yesterday. ...
Panetta: Iraq needs to crack down on groups attacking troops
Iran denies US claims it armed Iraq rebels
In Iraq Panetta vows to confront Iran
Iran threatens to attack Iraq-based Kurdish rebels
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran threatened Monday to take military action against the Iraq-based Kurdish rebel group PJAK, saying the head of Iraq's Kurdistan region had handed the group land without telling the government in Baghdad. A senior Iranian military ...
Iran reserves right to take action against PJAK inside Iraq: official
Iran threatens to attack rebels across Iraq border
It seems Iran has invaded Iraq…
From Iran Primer: Ahmadinejad vs. the Revolutionary Guards
His challenge to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which began after he fired the minister of intelligence in April, has provoked the deepening wrath of Iran's political and military elite. There is even talk of impeaching the president. ...
Hard-line Iran prez bats for co-ed colleges
Critics give Iranian education low marks
Plan for gender divide at Iran's universities spills into Iran's political clashes
Iran explosives at centre of Cypriot intrigue
It was stopped by the US navy and searched twice in the Red Sea, with the agreement of the captain, under the terms of a 2007 UN sanctions resolution banning the export of weapons from Iran. The vessel put into dock in Egypt, where it was searched ...
Confiscated Iran arms blow up in Cyprus, 12 dead
Cyprus navy chief among 12 dead in Iran arms blast
Cyprus munitions explosion kills 12
Iran opens embassy in Ljubljana, vows to develop ties with Slovenia
People's Daily Online
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi opened the Islamic republic's first embassy in Ljubljana on Monday and said that his country is willing to develop ties with Slovenia. Hours after his arrival in Slovenia, Salehi inaugurated the Iranian embassy ...
Iran will not relinquish its nuclear rights: Salehi
Iran Is Testing the Civilized World
Iran's nuclear threat is escalating
Iran plans to offer first crude oil cargo for sale through bourse
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will Wednesday offer 600000 barrels of heavy crude oil for sale on the Iran Mercantile Exchange, the first such sale through the offshore oil and commodities market, oil ministry news agency Shana reported Monday ...
Iran to place 600000 barrels of oil in exchange
Shipping Firms Pull Out of 3 Iran Ports After Sanctions
Obama administration sanctions against Iran finally may be paying some dividends. A number of shipping companies have pulled out of the country's top three ports after the administration said the ports' operator was a branch of the ...
In Iran, sanctions aim at shipping lifeline
What's keeping Iran quiet | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-07-11
Yet in Iran, where a wave of 2009 demonstrations helped spark the movements we are now witnessing elsewhere in the region, the populace is strangely silent. What accounts for the relative quiet in Iran? The answer, at least in part, is that one of the ...
From Rooz Iran: Officials are lying about the number of people executed for ...
Human Rights Groups Denounce Iran's Rising Execution Rate
Iran ups its use of capital punishment
Iran arrests officials for 'deviation': report
TEHRAN — Iran has made several arrests in connection with the "current of deviation", a term used to refer to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's chief of staff and entourage, ISNA news agency said Monday. "Those arrested, in addition to economic and ...
'US has no evidence proving Iran's military assistance to Iraqi militia'
TEHRAN – Thomas Nides, the United States deputy secretary of state, has accused Iran of assisting Iraqi militia groups against the US forces based in Iraq, but admitted that the US has no conclusive evidence supporting the claim. ...