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Iran Nuclear Program

Israel Official Says No Imminent Attack On Iran

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, Sept 15 (Reuters) - A senior Israeli official signalled on Saturday that there would be no unilateral attack on Iran in the coming weeks,...

White House Says There Is No Rift With Israel Over Iran

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday denied reports of a rift with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying that he and President Ba...

Another Embassy Closed in Iran: What Does It Mean for Iranians?

Holly Dagres | Posted 11.11.2012 | World
Holly Dagres

During my recent visit to Iran, I had heard through the grapevine about the possibility of the Canadian embassy shutting down, but figured it was just speculation. When the rumor had turned into fact, it baffled me.

Bibi Lays Into U.S. Over Iran Policy

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister, ratcheting up a public feud with the U.S. over Iran, made it clear Tuesday that he was dissatisfied with Washing...

Reports: Iran Closer To Building Nuclear Weapon

AP | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press VIENNA -- The U.N. atomic agency has received new and significant intelligence over the past month that Iran has m...

U.S. Senators Want Help For Syria's Rebels

AP | DAN PERRY | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

CERNOBBIO, Italy — U.S. Senators John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Lindsay Graham on Friday urged Washington to help arm Syria's rebels with weapon...

EU Trio Urges For New Iran Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

By Justyna Pawlak and Sebastian Moffett PAPHOS, Cyprus, Sept 7 (Reuters) - European Union heavyweights Britain, France and Germany ca...

Canada Shutters Iran Embassy

Reuters | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Canada has suspended diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its emba...

Iran Denies Nuke Site Cover-Up

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

VIENNA -- An Iranian envoy is denying allegations that Tehran worked on developing nuclear arms at a military facility and then covered up the site to...

What To Do About Iran's Nuclear Program

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2012 | World
Joseph Blady, M.D.

Iran blusters too much, and if it only means half of what it says, Israel should fear for its safety. However, much mitigates against military action, either by Israel alone, or in consort with the United States.

Iran Opens Up Nuclear Site To Foreign Leader For First Time

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran on Monday gave Mongolia's president a tour of its main uranium enrichment plant, the first time that it has opened the site to a ...

World To Israel: Don't Strike Iran

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Israel is facing growing international pressure not to attack Iran unilater...

Iran Could Open Suspected Nuclear Site To Visits

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran may allow representatives from nonaligned nations to visit a military site that the United Nations nuclear watchdog suspects...

Iran Shrouds Suspected Nuclear Site

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

VIENNA -- Iran has shrouded a building that the U.N. nuclear agency suspects was used for secret work on atomic weapons, meaning spy satellites can no...

FAILED DEAL: Tensions Flare Over Iran's Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran failed on Friday to strike a deal aimed at allaying con...

Tensions Flare Over Iran's Nuke Program

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog pressed Iran on Friday to address suspicions about nuclear bomb ...

Iran, We're Watching You

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

The U.N. nuclear agency is forming a special Iran team, drawing together sleuths in weapons technology, intelligence analysis, radiation and other fie...

Germany Accuses 4 Of Supplying Reactor Parts To Iran

AP | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

BERLIN -- German prosecutors say they have arrested one German man and three German-Iranian dual nationals on suspicion they supplied Iran with parts ...

Family Of Slain Iranian Nuclear Scientist Slaps West With Lawsuit

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Families of Iran's slain nuclear scientists have filed a lawsuit against Israel, the U.S. and Britain accusing them of involvement in ...

U.S. Believes Iran Not On Verge Of Nuclear Weapon

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - The United States still believes that Iran is not on the verge of having a nuclear weapon and that Teh...

Iran TV Airs Confessions In Scientist Murders

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 10.05.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iranian state television on Sunday broadcast purported confessions by more than a dozen suspects in connection with the killing of fiv...

Revolutionary Guard Chief Shares Biggest Threat To Iran

AP | Posted 08.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- The chief commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Friday that the biggest threat to his country is a "soft war" launched by...

U.S. 'Hopeful' Israel Has No Imminent Iran Attack Plans

www.nytimes.com | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

ASHKELON, Israel -- A series of public statements and private communications from the Israeli leadership in recent weeks set off renewed concerns in t...

Congress Approves New Iran Sanctions

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Congress voted Wednesday to slap sanctions on Iran's energy, shipping and financial industries, convinced that increasing the economic p...

Romney, Netanyahu, and George Washington's Warning

David Bromwich | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
David Bromwich

What does it signify, for an American like Mitt Romney, unskilled in international politics and innocent of the complexities of the Middle East, to back the pressure now being exerted by Benjamin Netanyahu against the advice of the American president and against the advice of high-ranking intelligence and military officers in Israel? It means that Romney is not friend of Israel so much as he is a friend of Netanyahu. Or rather, for Romney, as for the billionaires he had in tow on his Israel trip, the personal is political. For them, Netanyahu is Israel.