Bloomberg: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will use a visit to the U.S. starting today to stress that her government stands united with President George W. Bush in efforts to halt Iran's suspected nuclear-weapons program.
Reuters: With no clear sign the United States can win U.N. support for sanctions against Iran, the Bush administration said on Tuesday it could work instead with like-minded nations to punish Tehran for its nuclear programs.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May. 02 Irans former President Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Tuesday that Gulf nations should unite to expel foreigners from the region, the state-run news agency ISNA reported.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 02 Thousands of workers attended a demonstration on Monday in the Iranian capital to mark International Workers Day and demanded the resignation of Irans Minister of Labour and Social Affairs.
Reuters: Iran's foreign minister was quoted on Tuesday as saying that Russia and China had officially informed Tehran they would not support sanctions or military action over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.
AFP: High-ranking officials from the UN Security Council's five permanent members are to gather in Paris Tuesday to thrash out a common position on how to tackle a defiant Iran over its nuclear programme.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, May 02 Irans State Security Forces (SSF) and special anti-riot police attacked a peaceful demonstration by bus drivers and conductors in the Iranian capital on Monday on the occasion of International Workers Day, eye-witnesses told Iran Focus in an email interview.
Reuters: Iran said on Monday its Bushehr nuclear power station would probably not go onstream until next year -- another delay to a 30-year project that the West fears has become a front for developing nuclear arms.
AP: Iran denounced the United States on Monday for contemplating possible nuclear strikes against Iranian targets and urged the United Nations to take urgent action against what it called a dangerous violation of international law.