Washington Times: Almost a century and a half ago, on hearing of the clash between the Monitor and the Merrimac, the American historian Henry Adams warned, "Some day science may have the existence of mankind in its power; and the human race will commit suicide by blowing up the world."
TIME: As the U.N. security Council prepares to debate Iran's nuclear ambitionsperhaps as early as next weekBush Administration officials are readying a new intelligence briefing for council members on Tehran's weapons programs. It will rely mainly on circumstantial evidence, much of it from documents found on a laptop purportedly purloined from an Iranian nuclear engineer and obtained by the CIA in 2004. U.S. officials insist the material is strong but ...
The Sunday Times: When Major-General Axel Tüttelmann, the head of Natos Airborne Early Warning and Control Force, showed off an Awacs early warning surveillance plane in Israel a fortnight ago, he caused a flurry of concern back at headquarters in Brussels.
The Sunday Telegraph: The man who for two years led Iran's nuclear negotiations has laid out in unprecedented detail how the regime took advantage of talks with Britain, France and Germany to forge ahead with its secret atomic programme.
Washington Post: The Bush administration, preparing to take Iran's case to the U.N. Security Council as early as next week, is seeking a 30-day deadline for Tehran to halt its nuclear program and cooperate with international inspectors or face severe diplomatic pressures, according to several senior U.S. and European officials.
Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday said the UN Security Council was unlikely to impose sanctions on Iran as a first step in dealing with the disagreement over its nuclear program.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Hundreds of coal miners from the northern province of Gilan are holding a strike inside Sangroud Mine, located near the town of Rudbar, in protest to not receiving their salaries for more than a year and the failure of the government to resolve the issue.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Irans Interior Minister accused the United States of using its infiltrators in al-Qaeda to carry out terrorist attacks that would serve its interests, government-owned newspapers in Tehran reported on Saturday.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 On his return to Tehran on Saturday after talks in Vienna with European foreign ministers, Irans chief nuclear negotiator struck a defiant tone, brushing aside threats of Security Council referral.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Irans President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his entire cabinet and heads of government institutions are on average getting only four hours of sleep a night, a top aide to the hard-line president told deputies in the countrys Majlis (parliament).
Iran Focus: London, Mar. 04 Her husbands name is instantly recognised around the world, but hardly any one beyond a close circle of friends and relatives has heard her name. She is Irans First Lady, Mrs. Ahmadinejad.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Mar. 04 Iranian authorities are using a fatwa, or religious decree, to ban the use of fireworks during this years traditional fire festival marking the end of the Persian year, Iran Focus has learnt.