AFP: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her British counterpart Jack Straw made a surprise visit Sunday to Iraq carrying a sharp message of international impatience with delays in the formation of a new government.
Washington Post: As tensions increase between the United States and Iran, U.S. intelligence and terrorism experts say they believe Iran would respond to U.S. military strikes on its nuclear sites by deploying its intelligence operatives and Hezbollah teams to carry out terrorist attacks worldwide.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Apr. 01 Irans Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic will continue to pursue its nuclear program despite having been given a 30-day deadline by the United Nations Security Council to suspend all of its uranium enrichment activities.
Iran Focus: London, Apr. 01 The following are transcripts of statements by the foreign ministers of the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, as well as Germany and the European Unions foreign policy chief after a meeting in Berlin on March 30 over options available to the international community for tackling Irans nuclear threat:
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 31 The Islamic Republics paramilitary police chief charged on Friday that Britain was fomenting unrest in south-western Irans oil-rich province of Khuzestan and announced that his force would be dispatching large numbers of units to the province to prevent further disturbances.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 31 Four powerful earthquakes and close to a dozen minor ones struck Irans western province of Lorestan on Friday, leaving at least 70 people dead and 1,264 others injured.