Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Apr. 10 Hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday that the Islamic Republics enemies will take their desire to harm the Iranian nation and stop it from pursuing its nuclear ambitions to the grave.
AFP: Sunni Arab, Kurdish and secularist leaders Monday emphatically rejected Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari staying on in his post, possibly sealing the embattled Shiite premier's political fate.
Iran Focus: Strasbourg, Apr. 10 Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi called on the West on Monday to end all efforts at negotiating with the hard-line government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and instead support the Iranian Resistance.
AP: President Bush said Monday that force is not necessarily required to stop Iran from having a nuclear weapon, and he dismissed reports of plans for a military attack against Tehran as "wild speculation."
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Apr. 10 Irans radical President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed on Monday that the Islamic Republic would never back down from its right to enrich uranium. Highly-enriched uranium is the main ingredient of a nuclear bomb.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Apr. 10 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday that the Islamic Republic would give soon give good news about its nuclear advancements, the official state news agency reported.
AP: A top European Union official said Monday that the 25-nation bloc should consider sanctions against Iran, including a visa ban on nuclear officials, because Tehran refuses to cooperate with the United Nations on its nuclear program.
Reuters: European foreign ministers will debate on Monday options for possible restrictive measures against Iran, including eventual financial sanctions, if Tehran continues to defy calls to halt sensitive nuclear activity.
AP: While stressing that diplomacy is the first course for dealing with Iran's nuclear ambitions, the White House is not ruling out a military response and says ``normal defense and intelligence planning'' is under way.