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2008-08-03 00:00:02

By Anne Penketh Diplomatic Editor Ahmadinejad ignores world powers' deadline for suspending enrichment Iran's President has issued a defiant warning to his country's "enemies" as Tehran ignored a deadline from world powers hoping to curb Iranian nuclear ambitions.

2008-07-23 12:00:30

Text of report under the "Selected News" column headlined: "The presence of America's representatives will make the talks controversial" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 19 July Commenting on the new round of negotiations between Sa'id Jalili and Javier Solana, Sa'dollah Zare'i, an [Iranian] expert of international relations, has said: The presence of the US representatives in the six party talks on the nuclear dossier, which is attended by the high ranking representative of...

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By STEVEN LEE MYERS By Steven Lee Myers The New York Times WASHINGTON President Bush has authorized the most significant U.S.

2008-07-09 21:00:04

WASHINGTON _ Iran simultaneously test-fired at least nine medium- and long-range missiles early Wednesday, a fiery warning to the United States and Israel against attacking the country over its suspected nuclear ambitions.

2008-06-24 02:29:28

The United States welcomes the European Union's imposition Monday of further sanctions against Iran, a State Department spokesman said.

2006-09-06 03:23:41

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Any economic sanctions adopted against Iran over its nuclear program must rule out the use of force, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

2006-09-05 14:15:31

By Christian Lowe MOSCOW (Reuters) - Hitting Iran now with sanctions over its nuclear work could drive it "away from the civilized world," a Kremlin official said on Tuesday, in a hint of strong Russian opposition to punitive steps backed by Washington.

2006-09-04 19:13:51

By Odai Sirri DOHA (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan urged the world on Monday to avoid confrontation with Iran over its nuclear goals, after Tehran told him it wanted a negotiated solution but would not halt uranium enrichment before any talks.

2006-09-02 07:06:56

By Ingrid Melander LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on Saturday to try to clarify Iran's stance on halting uranium enrichment within two weeks and the U.N. secretary-general arrived in Tehran to discuss the dispute.

2006-09-02 05:43:01

LAPPEENRANTA, Finland (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers agreed on Saturday to give Iran two more weeks to clarify its stance on halting sensitive nuclear work after Tehran ignored a U.N. deadline to suspend uranium enrichment.


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