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WASHINGTON _ Iran's test-firing of missiles Wednesday, just as it is showing more interest in dialogue about its nuclear enrichment program, highlighted the mixed messages that pose a dilemma for the U.S. as it weighs how to approach a country moving ever closer to becoming a nuclear power.
By ED JAMES IRAN'S president said yesterday that he does not see the possibility of a war with the United States or Israel, dismissing military threats by the two countries as a "funny joke".
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.
The Iranian military reportedly test-fired nine missiles Wednesday, including one that Tehran claims can reach Israel. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, meanwhile, said it was preparing for a military operation in the Persian Gulf, reported Press TV, Iran's official broadcaster. Rear Adm.
There has been a flurry of speculation in Washington about whether President Bush will authorize an attack on Iran's nuclear sites before his term ends. Sy Hersh has a new piece in the New Yorker detailing Bush's authorization of escalated covert ops against Iran.
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI By Ali Akbar Dareini The Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran Iran indicated Saturday that it has no plans to meet a key Western demand that it stop enriching uranium.
By Elaine Sciolino Iran formally responded Friday to a proposal of incentives aimed at resolving the impasse over the country's nuclear program, European officials said.
Text of report by state-run Iranian TV channel two on 5 July [Narrator] At his press conference today, Government Spokesman Gholamhoseyn Elham said that Iran's nuclear stance has not changed. [Elham] The Islamic Republic of Iran's stance has not changed.
By John Heilprin Associated Press NEW YORK -- Iran's top diplomat predicted Wednesday that the United States and Israel would not risk the "craziness" of attacking his country and possibly provoking a wider Middle East war or driving oil prices into uncharted heights.
Diplomacy is the preferred option to diffuse Israeli-Iranian tensions over Iran's nuclear program, Adm. Mike Mullen, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, said.
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