Bloomberg: Iran will test a precision-guided, 2,000-pound (907-kilogram) bomb "within the coming days" as part of military exercises, the defense minister was cited as saying by the state-run Fars news agency.
Boston Globe: Having warned repeatedly that Iran would face serious consequences if it defied international demands to shut down its nuclear weapons program, the Bush administration wasted no time when Tehran blew off the Security Council's Aug. 31 deadline to stop enriching uranium. It issued a visa authorizing one of Iran's leading theocrats, former president Mohammad Khatami, to embark on a propaganda tour of the United States.
Reuters: Most French and Americans would support military action against Iran as a last resort if other means fail to stop it acquiring nuclear weapons, a major transatlantic opinion survey showed on Wednesday.
AP: A senior Iranian envoy abruptly announced Wednesday that last-ditch talks on his country's disputed nuclear program were postponed, moving Tehran a step closer to U.N. sanctions after it defied a deadline to freeze uranium enrichment.
Reuters: Crucial nuclear talks between the European Union and Iran were in doubt on Wednesday as the two sides were still wrangling over a date and venue amid a growing war of nerves over Tehran's atomic ambitions.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Sep. 06 The Supreme Commander of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the Bush Administration and the Israeli security service Mossad of ordering the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York and Washington, DC.
Washington Times: The Washington National Cathedral risks being duped this week by hosting an appearance of the former president of Iran at a time when the government of the brutal theocracy is persecuting religious minorities and pursuing nuclear weapons, a top U.S. religious rights panel warned.
New York Times: As the Bush administration presses the worlds other major powers to speed ahead with sanctions against Iran, a fascinating puzzle of conflicting evidence, contained in the latest findings by international inspectors, is fueling the debate on whether to confront Tehran over its nuclear activities.
Reuters: A U.S. Treasury Department official who has called Iran a major financial backer of terrorism will travel to Europe next week for talks on how to dry up that money flow, the department said on Tuesday.
Reuters: Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday said Massachusetts would not provide any security support for former Iranian President Mohammed Khatami's weekend visit, calling his planned speech at Harvard "propaganda."