Chances of Iran strike receding, U.S. officials say
San Jose Mercury News
By James Risen WASHINGTON -- After a winter of alarm over the possibility that a military conflict over the Iranian nuclear program might be imminent, US officials and outside analysts now believe that the chances of war in the near future have ...
Former PM Olmert against Iran strike
Former Israeli premier against Iran strike
Wary of Iran, Saudis seek progress on Gulf union
By Andrew Hammond | DUBAI (Reuters) - Wary of Iran and regional protest movements, Gulf Arab states are pushing ahead with plans for a political union that would involve joint foreign and defense policies, the Saudi foreign minister said in a speech at ...
Time for GCC to think big
Christian Science Monitor
Early Israeli elections? What it would mean for US, Iran
Christian Science Monitor
Though Mr. Netanyahu's record of sounding the alarm about a nuclear Iran is likely to figure prominently in his campaign because it plays to his strength as a security hawk, early elections would make it less likely that the prime minister would order ...
Israeli election talk drowns out Iran debate
Iran Rifts Emerge at Bad Time for Netanyahu
Israeli prime minister explores early elections
Iran and Obama's Syria Hesitation
Wall Street Journal
President Obama seems paralyzed for two basic reasons: First, he is committed to a UN process almost certainly doomed to failure; and second, he fears taking on the real nemesis in Syria, namely Iran's ayatollahs. The decision to deploy additional ...
Diplomacy offers best hope for Iran on nuclear arms
Iran hopes for 'success' in next nuclear talks
Several steps forward will be taken in Iran-5+1 talks in Baghdad: Salehi
Iran lawmaker: Stealth fighter deployment to UAE is US-Israeli plot to create ...
TEHRAN, Iran — A prominent Iranian lawmaker says the reported basing of America's most sophisticated stealth jet fighters in the United Arab Emirates is a US-Israel plot to create regional instability. Kazem Jalali was reacting to media reports of the ...
Iran skeptical but open to US overture on nuclear program
Los Angeles Times
An Iranian Foreign Ministry official says the Obama administration's offer to consider allowing limited uranium enrichment 'would be a good start.' A satellite image shows a suspected uranium enrichment facility under construction in 2009 in Qom, Iran.
Iran: IAEA talks for May 13-14 in Vienna
UN, Iran To Resume Nuclear Talks In May
Arab States Hold War Games as Tensions With Iran Mount
Voice of America
April 29, 2012 Arab States Hold War Games as Tensions With Iran Mount Phillip Walter Wellman | Dubai Gulf Arab states are beginning two days of joint military exercises, as fears of an armed conflict with Iran continue to grow.
Persian Gulf Day celebrated in Iran
Iran seeks regional cooperation for Persian Gulf's security
Iran to develop biggest joint oil field
Iran Finds 'One of the Biggest' Gas Fields in Mideast, Mehr Says
Iran discovered “one of the biggest natural gas fields in the Middle East,” with reserves comparable to those of the South Pars field, Mehr reported, citing an industry official. The gas was found in southwestern Khuzestan province at a deposit already ...
Iran discovers gas field
Iran finds new gas field, says 'one of the biggest' in region
Iran discovers new natural gas field: Mehr
Florida pastor holds another Koran burning to protest imprisonment of ...
A controversial Florida pastor held another Koran-burning ceremony outside his church to protest the imprisonment of a Christian clergyman in Iran, The Gainesville Sun reported. Jones, who made headlines worldwide by videotaping a similar Koran-burning ...
Iran Condemns US Koran Burning
US pastor burns Korans to urge Iran clergyman release
Prayer Plea for Imprisoned Iranian Pastors
Photo brings Iran's plans for Iraq into sharp focus
A PUBLIC relations stumble between Tehran and Baghdad has intensified speculation that one of Iran's most senior clerics is about to extend his power - and Iran's theocratic system - into Iraq. On his return from a visit to Tehran, Iraqi Prime Minister ...