Reuters: European Union foreign policy chief Javier Solana will hand Iran a package of incentives on Tuesday that aim to persuade Tehran to abandon its plan to make nuclear fuel, a spokeswoman for Solana said on Monday.
Washington Times: Threats of an international financial squeeze stemming from the showdown over Iran's nuclear program have sent Iranians scrambling to get their savings out of the country, or if that won't work, to convert them into gold.
Washington Times - Editorial: During its 20th-century struggles for world domination, international communism periodically benefited from the naivete and willful ignorance of some in the Western media, who foolishly portrayed totalitarians as agrarian reformers and social democrats.
Knight Ridder Newspapers: The Iraqi government failed Sunday to name its three top security officials because a powerful Shiite party with close ties to Iran is insisting on its candidate for interior minister over the choice of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and virtually every other political faction, senior Western diplomats and Iraqi politicians said.
Washington Times: French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy welcomed U.S. willingness to join in negotiations over Iran's nuclear issue. Could it be the European's political maneuvering has managed to convince the Bush administration to follow the peaceful road to negotiations rather than carry a big stick?
AP: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice put Iran on notice Sunday that the incentives offered by the West to end its nuclear program are not open-ended, although she declined to say Tehran had a firm deadline to respond.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jun. 04 Irans Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatened on Sunday that the Islamic Republic may disrupt oil supplies in the region if the United States continued to pressure it to abandon its nuclear activities.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jun. 04 Irans hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that Iran had an inalienable right to carry out uranium enrichment and that it was not willing to negotiate over the matter with any other country, state television reported on Sunday.
New York Times: On a Tuesday afternoon two months ago, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sat down to a small lunch in President Bush's private dining room behind the Oval Office and delivered grim news to her boss: Their coalition against Iran was at risk of falling apart.