The US media consensus is that "the United States faces its greatest threat of a terrorist assault since the September 11 attacks." The American Homeland is threatened by "Islamic terrorists", allegedly supported by Tehran and Da
Sec. of State Condoleezza Rice maintained a firm line Sunday against efforts to soften conditions for Iran to enter talks over its disputed nuclear program, dismissing as "chatter" discussions among US allies about a new approach.
Key European states allied with the US have begun discussing whether to tolerate a partial freeze by Iran of its uranium enrichment program - a stance that could put them at odds with Washington, officials said Friday. The officials - US and Europea
But don't worry, he and his mom are working it out. ;-)
The Israeli Air Force has been training on long-range flights, including refueling in mid-flight, in preparation for potential strikes against Iranian nuclear targets. The training program has been taking place for some time but has only been rele
The Australian Defence Force says up to five Iranian gunboats tried to capture Australian sailors in the Persian Gulf in DECEMBER 2004. A defence spokesman told reporters the four-hour confrontation occured after Australian navy personnel boarded
A State Department official publicly accused Iran for the first time of arming the Taliban forces last week, but the US commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan rejected that charge for the second time in less than two weeks.
This resolution is an exercise in propaganda that serves one purpose: to move us closer to initiating a war against Iran. Citing various controversial statements by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, this legislation demands that the United Natio
The US House of Representatives passed a resolution calling on the UN Security Council to charge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating international laws pertaining to genocide by calling for the destruction of Israel.
The US will not release five Iranians detained in a US military raid in northern Iraq until at least October, despite entreaties from the Iraqi government and pressure from Iran, US officials said. The delay is as much due to a communications
Iran is in the midst of a sweeping crackdown that both Iranians and U.S. analysts compare to a cultural revolution in its attempt to steer the oil-rich theocracy back to the rigid strictures of the 1979 revolution.
The survival of Iran’s fragile pro-democracy movement is being threatened by the US administration’s continuing attempts to fund the country’s civil society, leading activists have warned. Pr
Some analysts question U.S. reports that Iran is arming the Taliban, saying Tehran has other allies there and the weapons are available on the open market.
What is going on? The most logical explanation is that the White House is providing advance justification for air strikes on camps of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard that are allegedly providing training for and transferring weapons to Afghan and Ira
Afghanistan's defense minister on Thursday dismissed claims by a top US State Dept official that there was "irrefutable evidence" that the Iranian government was providing arms to Taliban rebels. "Actually, throughout, we have had
Kuwait, a staunch US ally, said on Monday it would not allow the US to use its territory as a launch-pad for any attack on Iran over its nuclear programme. "The US did not ask(to use Kuwaiti military facilities for any attack) and even if it di
The AP is reporting that a planned meeting between Iranian negotiators and the IAEA's head has been cancelled at the last moment - but even the AP's reporters can't agree on why.
Predicting that Iran will obtain a nuclear weapon within 3 years and claiming to have a strike plan in place, senior American military officers said they support President Bush's stance to do everything necessary to stop the Islamic Republic'
Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) on CBS's Face the Nation this morning laid out a case for the US taking military action against Iran. "Iraq is now the main front in the long war we are fighting against the Islamist terrorists who attacked us
A British company has been closed down after being caught in an apparent attempt to sell black-market weapons-grade uranium to Iran and Sudan, The Observer can reveal. Anti-terrorst officers and MI6 are now investigating a wider British-based plot
(Ever wonder why Iran was arresting Americans there?) Five Iranians imprisoned by US forces in Iraq since January will probably be released in the next few weeks, according to some US and Iraqi officials, a development that could help
[Now Bush can nuke Iran.] NATO officials say they have caught Iran red-handed, shipping heavy arms, C4 explosives and advanced roadside bombs to the Taliban for use against NATO forces, in what the officials say is a dramatic escalation of Iran's
Even the neoconservative warmongers, who deceived Americans with the promise of a "cakewalk war" that would be over in six weeks, believe that the war is lost. But they have not given up. They have a last desperate plan: Bomb Iran. Vice Pre
Rebels killed in clashes with Iranian forces this week had recently infiltrated border areas of the Islamic Republic carrying U.S.-made arms, said an Iranian commander. "The weapons ... included M16 weapons which are being provided through chann
Steve Clemons explains Dick Cheney and his neocon cabal’s attempt to make an end run around President Bush and get us into a war with Iran whether he wants to or not, where the “realists” stand, the layers of lower level neocons we’ve never heard of,
The U.S. is not preparing for war against Iran and Vice President Dick Cheney supports that policy, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says, taking a swipe at a U.N. official who says he's worried about "crazies" who want to star
Has Congress given George Bush a green light to attack Iran? For he is surely behaving as though it is his call alone. And evidence is mounting that we are on a collision course for war:
US intelligence has identified the principal unit behind Tehran's effort to supply Shia insurgent cells in Iraq. It's a supersecret group called Dept. 9000, which is part of the elite Quds Force of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor
Iranian Ambassador speaks after his 4 hours of talks with the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq saying he told the Americans that Tehran was ready to train and equip the Iraqi army and police to create "a new military and security structure" and the
The person in the Bush administration who most wants a hot conflict with Iran is Vice President Cheney. The person in Iran who most wants a conflict is Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Iran's Revolutionary Guard Quds Force would be big winn