OVER THE NORTH SEA (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday characterized U.S. military planning for a strike on Iran as “routine”.
By JEANNINE AVERSA WASHINGTON (AP) – Economic sanctions in place for decades haven’t stopped Iran from pursuing nuclear ambitions the Bush administration says are a cover for a nuclear bomb or, if administration allegations are … Continue reading
By Ali-Reza Nourizadeh London, Asharq Al-Awsat – Dismissal or resignation? That is the question buzzing around Iran today after former Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council and chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, tendered his … Continue reading
October 25, 2007 (RFE/RL) — With one fell swoop of the U.S. government’s pen, Washington has hit Iran with some of the strongest U.S. unilateral sanctions since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, singling out Iran’s Defense … Continue reading
London, Oct. 25 – The U.S. State Department designated on Thursday an elite Iranian military force a “supporter of terrorism”.
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Thursday it backed Washington’s decision to impose new sanctions on Iran and vowed to take the lead in pulling together a third round of United Nations Security Council sanctions.
By MIKE ECKEL LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned strongly against new international sanctions on Iran, saying they would lead to a dead end.
WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Wednesday the United States would cut off Iran’s “malignant” activities in Iraq and stop its destabilizing behavior across the region.
This is the message prime minister Ehud Olmert is carrying urgently to French President Nicolas Sarkozy Monday and British premier Gordon Brown Tuesday, according to military and intelligence sources.
The first hint that a strategic deal was brewing was dropped by Russian President Vladimir Putin. At a news conference in Tehran last week, he alluded to a shift in the controversy with Washington which … Continue reading