Officials Say Obama Has Offer for Iran The Obama administration and its European allies are preparing a new offer for negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, senior administration officials say, but the conditions on Tehran would be even more onerous than a deal that the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, rejected last year. […]
The commander of Iran’s nuclear program for more than a decade has resigned, Iran Student News Agency reported Thursday. Reza Aghazadeh told ISNA that he submitted his resignation 20 days ago. He said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has now accepted it
A U.S. Senate report released Thursday says some experts predict Iran could have enough material for a nuclear bomb in six months. The staff report of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says efforts so far to stop Iran’s nuclear program have failed and that the real status of Iran’s nuclear program is unknown.
A man who spearheaded financial investigations of Iran said Wednesday the Islamic republic is "deadly serious" about developing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles — and there’s not much time to stop it before it does. New York District Attorney Robert Morgenthau told a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing that although he’s not an expert on proliferation, many such experts were consulted in the financial probes “and it comes out loud and clear: It is late in this game and we don’t have a lot of time to stop Iran from developing long-range missiles and nuclear weapons.” Morgenthau helped uncover a multibillion-dollar scam that Iran used to move money through U.S. financial institutions to help buy materials for its nuclear and missile programs
Israel’s vice prime minister compared Iran to Nazi Germany on Tuesday at the site of one of World War II’s most notorious death camps.
In a major departure from previous policy, the United States will join direct talks between U.N. and European powers and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, the State Department announced Wednesday.
Iran’s ancient Persian New Year celebration is known as Nowruz, which literally means “new day”, and President Barack Obama marked the occasion on Friday with an unprecedented taped message to Iran’s leaders and its people offering “a new beginning” in relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic
Iran faces a "clear choice" between between international cooperation over its plans to develop nuclear energy or tougher sanctions, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown warned at a conference in London on Tuesday. Brown said Iran had an “absolute right” to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes but said it was a test case in helping all nations secure civil nuclear power without nuclear proliferation. “We have to create a new international system to help non-nuclear states acquire the new sources of energy they need because — whether we like it or not — we will not meet the challenges of climate change without the far wider use of civil nuclear power,” Brown said.
Stalinist North Korea deployed new medium-range ballistic missiles and expanded special forces training during 2008, South Korea’s defense ministry reported.
Iranian scientists have reached "nuclear weapons breakout capability," according to a new report based on findings of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency.