Latest Nuclear program of Iran Stories

2008-07-18 21:00:00

The United States and Iran, poised to meet Saturday in Geneva in their first face-to-face talks on Iran's nuclear program, sent more signals Friday that they may be ready to step away from confrontation and begin a grueling process to resolve three decades of hostility.

2008-07-18 18:00:18

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Friday she hopes prospects of better relations with the United States will convince Iran to drop its nuclear ambitions. Undersecretary of State William Burns is to meet Saturday in Geneva with Iran's chief nuclear negotiator.

2008-07-18 15:00:22

Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said Friday that Tehran believes the ideas for opening an American interests section in Tehran and inauguration of a direct flight between Iran and the US are worth considering by the two sides.

2008-07-18 12:00:29

Iran's foreign minister says his government is still weighing a U.S. proposal to establish a diplomatic mission in Tehran. Manouchehr Mottaki told reporters that the request was not formally made to Iran but rather was floated through the news media, Iran's Press TV said Friday.

2008-07-18 09:01:06

Text of news item headlined: "Total will not invest in energy due to political risks" published by Iranian newspaper Mardom Salari on 12 July French company Total announced that it would make no new investment in the energy section in Iran.

2008-07-18 09:00:11

LEADING ARTICLE IRAN The surest reason for believing that America really has reversed its policy on Iran, to the pursuit of face-to-face negotiations and the establishment of a US office in Tehran, is the outrage it has caused among hardliners in Washington.

2008-07-17 12:01:09

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Moscow, July 17: Iran's Ambassador to Russia said on Wednesday [16 July] that Iran has planned to generate 20,000 MW electricity from 20 nuclear power plants in next 20 years.

2008-07-16 12:00:07

Text of report by Maryam Jamshidi of the political desk headlined: "haggling over the concept of suspension" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad website on 15 July It is now a week since Tehran has replied to the second package proposed by 5+1 leaders and although the details of Tehran's response to this proposed package is not entirely known, the indications and the comments made by some western officials show that the response embedded in Tehran's letter has created a new road for...

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.

2008-07-16 09:00:07

U.S. President George Bush authorized sending a top State Department official to talks in Switzerland on Iran's nuclear program, an administration source said. The decision to sit at the table with Iran represents the most significant U.S.

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