New York Times: An updated version of the Bush administration's national security strategy, the first in more than three years, gives no ground on the decision to order a pre-emptive attack on Iraq in 2003, and identifies Iran as the country likely to present the single greatest future challenge to the United States.
Reuters: The U.S. House of Representatives pushed forward with a bill to impose sanctions on foreign firms doing business in Iran on Wednesday despite White House concerns it would hinder efforts to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions.
New York Times: Just weeks ago, the Iranian government's combative approach toward building a nuclear program produced rare public displays of unity here. Now, while the top leaders remain resolute in their course, cracks are opening both inside and outside the circles of power over the issue.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 15 Irans radical President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that the circumstances were ripe for the collapse of the Zionist regime and that the West was highlighting the Islamic Republics nuclear program in the world arena in order to divert attention away from the issue of Palestine.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 15 The secretary general of the Supreme National Security Council and Irans chief nuclear negotiator, Ali Larijani, will appear in Majlis (Parliament) on Thursday to give an account of the countrys nuclear confrontation with the West to deputies.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 15 Iran described on Wednesday recent comments by British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw against its nuclear activities as utter nonsense, the official state news agency reported.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 15 Iran will not abide by likely demands from the United Nations Security Council to suspend its uranium enrichment activities, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi told reporters on Wednesday.
Reuters: The Bush administration has told lawmakers it opposes legislation to impose sanctions on foreign firms and countries working in Iran, but the lawmakers said on Tuesday they intended to advance the bill anyway.
Reuters: The five veto-holding U.N. Security Council powers faced another struggle on Wednesday to come up with a text aimed at reining in Iran's nuclear ambitions without threatening sanctions or other punitive measures.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 14 Anti-government demonstrations erupted across the Iranian capital as well as in towns and cities across the country as young people used the annual Persian fire festival to ignite fireworks and set cars belonging to the State Security Forces (SSF) on fire, dissidents told Iran Focus.
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