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2008-09-22 15:00:19

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 22 September: An Iranian nuclear expert said Monday [22 September] that as long as Iran's nuclear case is in the Security Council, it will not talk on additional protocol too. The nuclear expert Mahdi Mohammadi told IRNA Monday that Iran will probably be ready for talks on the additional protocol if its case is treated normally in the IAEA Board of Governors and its right to enrichment in industrial...

2008-09-22 12:00:15

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 22 September: An Iranian lawmaker said Monday [22 September] that alleged studies [of the International Atomic Energy Agency] were a misleading issue both in form and content. "Based on agreement reached within framework of the modality plan, Iran and the IAEA agreed that Tehran would answer their (the IAEA officials') doubts which were raised in the form of a question package and the country did so....

2008-09-19 21:00:02

Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said Friday that if Iran develops nuclear weapons it could lead to a "second Holocaust." Speaking to thousands of supporters in Blaine, Minn., the Alaska governor said she and GOP presidential nominee John McCain are committed to thwarting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's nuclear ambitions, ABC News reported. "John McCain and I are committed to drawing attention to the danger posed by Iran's nuclear program and we will not waver...

2008-09-19 03:00:27

Text of report under "Selected News" headlined "Meaning of concept 'irreversible' in context of start of Bushehr plant's operation" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 15 September Commenting on the Bushehr nuclear plant nearing the "point of no return" [marhaleh-ye gheyr-e qabel bazgasht], the former deputy of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization has said: When the works pertaining to placing the equipment in their intended location, as well as their adjustment and set-up are...

2008-09-17 00:00:12

By The Associated Press VIENNA, Austria (AP) - A new International Atomic Energy Agency report said Monday that Iran has repeatedly blocked a U.N. investigation into allegations it tried to make nuclear arms and the probe is now deadlocked.Since its last report in May, "the agency " has not been able to make any substantive progress," said a copy of the IAEA report obtained by The Associated Press. It called the impasse a matter of "serious concern."The IAEA report was released to the...

2008-09-16 12:00:16

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says the United States should begin direct negotiations with Iran over its nuclear enrichment program. Kissinger, speaking Monday at George Washington University along with four other former U.S. State Department secretaries, said the next president should initiate high-level discussions with Iran "without conditions," ABC News reported. The opinion of the former secretary of state for Republican presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford...

2008-09-16 09:00:21

Five former U.S. secretaries of state call for talks with Iran WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Five former U.S. secretaries of state said on Monday the next American administration should engage in talks with Iran to stop the country from developing nuclear weapons program. The five former secretaries of state, including Colin Powell, Madeleine Albright, Warren Christopher, James Baker and Henry Kissinger, made the appeal during a forum hosted by the George Washington University....

2008-09-16 00:00:11

By Anne Penketh UN efforts to get to the bottom of Iran's alleged nuclear weapons programme have reached a dead end because of Tehran's failure to co- operate with inspectors investigating its past activities, the United Nations nuclear agency has reported. The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed ElBaradei, also said in his report that Iran was still defying the UN by continuing to enrich uranium. Britain and the US responded by warning that they...

2008-09-15 18:00:13

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Kenneth Bandler, Director of Public Relations and Communications of the American Jewish Committee, +1-212-891-6771, bandlerk@ajc.org NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee (AJC) urges the international community to strengthen sanctions against Iran, following today's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report showing Iran's continued violation of its international obligations. "Iran's steadfast defiance of the...

2008-09-15 15:00:12

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 12 September: Foreign Ministry spokesman Hasan Qashqavi on Monday [15 September] said Iran is holding talks with regional and European countries over maintaining stability in the Caucasus region. Iran is seriously pursuing Caucasus diplomacy Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki's dialogues with Russian and Azeri officials over the issue have been widely welcomed, Qashqavi told reporters during his weekly press...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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