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  • Obama administration: No ‘direct talks’ letter to Iran

    January 19, 2012 | 10:15 am

    The Obama administration said an Iranian lawmaker had mischaracterized its message warning against blocking the Strait of Hormuz and reiterating its commitment to dialogue.

    Ali Mothari was quoted Wednesday by The Associated Press as saying that “In the letter, Obama called for...

  • IAEA to press Iran over nuclear concerns

    January 19, 2012 | 8:35 am

    The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief said it was his duty to warn the world about suspected Iranian activities that point to plans to develop atomic bombs, maintaining pressure on Tehran ahead of rare talks between Iran and his agency expected this month.

    Yukiya Amano, director general...

  • U.S. expects Iran sanctions to bear results within two months

    January 18, 2012 | 10:59 am

    The Obama administration expects a significant drop in foreign dealings with the Central Bank of Iran in the next two months.

    U.S. officials launched a campaign to have countries that deal with Iran to comply with new sanctions as soon as President Obama signed them into law on Dec....

  • Ehud Barak: Attack on Iran ‘very far off’

    January 18, 2012 | 8:40 am

    An Israeli attack on Iran is “very far off,” Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said.

    “We haven’t made any decision to do this. The entire thing is very far off,” Barak said during an interview Wednesday with Israel’s Army Radio after being asked whether the United States was...

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  • IDF official: Nuclear Iran may curb Israeli border wars

    January 17, 2012 | 8:37 am

    A nuclear-armed Iran could deter Israel from going to war against Tehran’s guerrilla allies in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, a senior Israeli general said on Tuesday.

    The Jewish state sees the makings of a mortal threat in Iran’s uranium enrichment and missile programs, and has...

  • U.S. reportedly tells Iran: Strait closing is ‘red line’

    January 13, 2012 | 9:15 am

    The United States relayed a message to Iran that blocking the Strait of Hormuz would be a “red line,” the New York Times reported.

    The newspaper reported Friday that there is considerable skepticism in the Obama administration and among the military that Iran would go through with...

  • Iran starts underground nuclear work, condemns American to die

    January 9, 2012 | 8:50 am

    Iranian and Western sources said on Monday Iran had switched on a uranium enrichment plant deep inside a mountain, a momentous step that aggravates Tehran’s nuclear dispute with the West.

    In a separate development that will infuriate Washington, Iran also announced that it had...

  • Ahmadinejad to visit Latin American nations

    December 29, 2011 | 12:39 pm

    Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that he will tour four Latin American nations in January.

    Ahmadinejad will be visiting Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Ecuador during the second week of January, Iranian officials told state news agency IRNA on Wednesday.

    According to...

  • U.S. official says no sign Iran shot down drone

    December 4, 2011 | 5:24 pm

    Iranian media reported on Sunday that their country’s military had shot down a U.S. reconnaissance drone in eastern Iran, but a U.S. official said there was no indication the aircraft had been shot down.

    NATO’s U.S.-led mission in neighboring Afghanistan said the Iranian report...

  • Barak: No strike on Iran anytime soon

    December 1, 2011 | 8:23 am

    Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday an Israeli attack on Iran is not imminent but all options remain open to stop what Israel sees as an Iranian bid to develop nuclear weapons.

    “We have no intention, at the moment, of taking action, but the State of Israel is far from being...

  • James Traub on Iran: Israel knows defying its friend and protector, the US, has a price

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 30, 2011 | 12:46 pm

    Mr. James Traub, 57, is a contributing editor to the New York Times since 1998. Before that, he was a staff writer for The New Yorker. Traub has also written for The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic Monthly, National Review and Foreign Affairs. He is a member of the Council on...

  • Iran: Explosion occurred during research on weapons that could strike Israel

    November 16, 2011 | 9:06 am

    A massive explosion that killed 17 troops including an officer regarded as the architect of Iran’s missile defenses last week took place during research on weapons that could strike Israel, the Islamic Republic’s military chief said on Wednesday.

    Iran has insisted the blast at a...

  • Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei warns U.S., Israel on atom site attacks

    November 10, 2011 | 8:22 am

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned the United States and Israel on Thursday not to launch military action against its nuclear sites, saying it would be met with “iron fists,” state television reported.

    Tension over Iran’s nuclear program has increased since Tuesday...

  • UN: Iran worked on nuclear bomb design

    November 8, 2011 | 2:40 pm

    Iran appears to have worked on designing an atomic bomb and may still be conducting relevant research, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said in a hard-hitting report on Tehran’s nuclear program likely to raise tensions in the Middle East.

    Citing what it called “credible” information from...

  • Ehud Barak plays down talk of war with Iran

    November 8, 2011 | 8:09 am

    Defense Minister Ehud Barak played down Tuesday speculation that Israel intends to strike Iranian nuclear facilities, saying no decision had been made on embarking on a military operation.

    “War is not a picnic. We want a picnic. We don’t want a war,” Barak told Israel Radio before...

  • Netanyahu trying to persuade cabinet to support attack on Iran

    November 3, 2011 | 2:22 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak are trying to muster a majority in the cabinet in favor of military action against Iran, a senior Israeli official has said. According to the official, there is a “small advantage” in the cabinet for the opponents of...

  • Obama calls for keeping pressure on Iran

    November 3, 2011 | 10:38 am

    President Obama called for keeping up international pressure on Iran amid news reports that Israel may be preparing for war with the Islamic Republic.

    The president’s comments, made Thursday at a joint news conference in France with President Nicolas Sarkozy, were delivered...

  • Iran warns against rumored Israeli military strike

    November 2, 2011 | 9:23 am

    Iran’s top military chief warned that his country would retaliate harshly against an Israeli strike on its nuclear sites, as Israel successfully test fired a new ballistic missile.

    Responding to reports that Israel was preparing to launch an attack against Iran, the Islamic...

  • Israel test-fires ballistic missile: Israel Radio

    November 2, 2011 | 9:15 am

    Israel test-fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, Israel Radio said, amid a heightened public debate over the possibility of an Israeli attack against Iran’s nuclear program.

    “Israel today carried out the test-firing of a rocket propulsion system from the Palmachim base (in...

  • How close is Iran to the bomb? Depends who you ask

    September 28, 2011 | 9:46 am

    Either Iran could build a nuclear bomb in a matter of months or it is unlikely to get such a weapon any time soon—depending on which Western expert you talk to.

    The differing estimates show the difficulty in trying to assess how long it could take Iran to convert its growing uranium...

  • American hiker Josh Fattal freed by Iran has Israeli father

    September 27, 2011 | 11:26 am

    For more than two years, relatives of Josh Fattal, one of the two American hikers freed from prison in Iran last week, managed to hide a vital piece of information from his captors: Fattal’s family is Israeli.

    Jacob Fattal, Josh’s father, immigrated to Israel from Basra, Iraq in...

  • Iran’s Ahmadinejad attacks West, prompts walkout

    September 22, 2011 | 3:08 pm

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attacked Western powers on Thursday for a catalog of misdeeds, but his address to the United Nations failed to mention Tehran’s disputed nuclear program.

    The U.S. delegation walked out when Ahmadinejad said “arrogant powers” threatened anyone...

  • Columbia students disinvited from Ahmadinejad dinner

    September 21, 2011 | 11:41 am

    Members of a Columbia University international relations group will not attend a dinner with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after the invitation was withdrawn.

    The invitation to about one dozen members of the Columbia International Relations Council and Association was...

  • The United Nations, Durban III and Israel [VIDEO]

    September 6, 2011 | 1:45 pm

  • Iran tests missiles capable of reaching Israel, U.S. bases

    June 28, 2011 | 9:13 am

    Iran reportedly tested medium- and long-range missiles that are capable of reaching Israel and U.S. bases.

    Tuesday’s firing of the missiles came on the second day of the Revolutionary Guards’ war games.

    The day before, Iran’s military displayed on national television underground...

  • Russia urges Iran to cooperate with UN on nuclear program

    June 15, 2011 | 9:19 am

    Russia urged Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday to be “more constructive” when dealing with global powers on nuclear issues, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after the leaders of the two countries met.

    Russia believes Iran could do more to cooperate with the...

  • Iran to triple uranium enrichment

    June 9, 2011 | 8:13 am

    Iran will triple its uranium enrichment capacity and expand its production of higher-level enriched uranium, its nuclear chief announced.

    The Iranian official said he informed the International Atomic Energy Agency Wednesday that the Islamic Republic would transfer its enrichment...

  • Ahmadinejad: Arab world conflicts will lead to collapse of Zionist regime

    April 4, 2011 | 10:32 am

    The latest conflicts in the Arab world would eventually lead to the collapse of Israel, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday.

    “The latest conflicts will leave no chance for the Zionist regime [Israel] to survive as all the involved countries are against the occupation of Palestine,” Ahmadinejad said.

    He added that the Arab states should be careful not to rely on the United States and its allies, “as their ultimate aim is to save” Israel.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.

  • ‘Shoah’ playing in Iran

    March 8, 2011 | 10:26 am

    The Holocaust documentary “Shoah” is being broadcast in Iran.

    The 1985 documentary by French director Claude Lanzmann was scheduled to be presented this week on a satellite channel and is dubbed in Farsi. Satellites are banned in Iran, but many Iranians have them and therefore could...

  • Iran accuses Israel of attacks on scientists

    November 29, 2010 | 2:44 pm

    Iran has accused Israel of attacks on two Iranian nuclear scientists.

    One of the scientists was killed and another injured Monday in two separate attacks in Tehran. The government of Iran immediately blamed the CIA and the Mossad—the intelligence agencies for the United States and...

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