Reuters: The United States wants guarantees that a Russian-built nuclear reactor in Iran will not advance a weapons program but does not think differences over the issue will block a U.N. sanctions resolution against Tehran, a senior U.S. official said on Monday.
Reuters: Twenty five nations took part in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Monday in waters not far from Iran aimed at training forces to block the transport of weapons of mass destruction and related equipment.
Iran Focus - Opinion: Is it ideological? Is it driven by factional infighting? Or may be its just suicidal? Whatever its cause, the Iranian leaderships repeated rejection of Western governments offers of compromise has confounded veteran pundits and Iran watchers around the world. No one seems to be sure what the clerical rulers of Iran are up to.
Iran Focus - Opinion: London, Oct. 29 From Peter the Great to Vladimir Putin, the history of Russo-Iranian relations can rightfully claim to be the worlds longest, if not the most heart-rending, tragedy; a painful, tortuous journey from icy domination to bitter estrangement, remarkably spanning over three centuries without a flickering moment of mutual love, let alone a lackluster honeymoon.
AP : Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday criticized the United States military presence in the region and slammed a US-led military exercise due to begin in the Persian Gulf, urging nations in the area to set up their own regional security arrangement.
Reuters : Iran said on Sunday it would press ahead with its nuclear research and development work after the country expanded its capacity to enrich uranium, the part of Iran's atomic programme which most worries the West.