Thousands of Iranians rallied outside the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran Wednesday to mark 30 years since Iranian students took over the compound and held dozens of Americans hostage. Opposition supporters also briefly staged their own protests.
In other news, Iran gave no indication it will agree to a U.N. plan to ship most of its nuclear fuel abroad for enrichment, and President Obama traveled to the military post at Dover, Del. to honor 18 American killed…
By Online DA
Iran vowed Tuesday to seek "important changes" in a United Nations plan that would require it to ship its enriched uranium out of the country for processing abroad, raising alarm among Western governments involved in nuclear talks with the country.
In other news, October officially became the deadliest month for U.S. forces in Afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001, and in Iraq a deal that would have cleared the way for national elections has dissolved.
From "American Idol" to "Afghan Star," art and entertainment can be powerful tools for cultural exchange. That's the argument in the recent report, "A New Way Forward," which calls for the utilization of the arts to build a better relationship…
By Larisa Epatko
Iran sidestepped a Friday deadline on a U.N.-drafted agreement that would ship much of the country's uranium to Russia for enrichment, saying it would prefer instead to buy nuclear fuel from foreign suppliers for a reactor to make medical isotopes.
By Larisa Epatko
A draft deal -- up for Iranian approval by Friday -- would require Iran to send most of its existing enriched uranium to Russia for processing, in an attempt to delay Tehran's ability to make a nuclear weapon.
In other news, Iraq's Revolutionary Guard promised a "crushing response" after a suicide bomb killed five commanders, and nuclear talks with Iran convened in Vienna.
In other news, President Obama said he will announce whether he intends to send more troops to Afghanistan in "the coming weeks," and military jets bombed a series of militant targets along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
By Anna Shoup
During a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Russia, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the threat of more sanctions against Iran would be counterproductive.
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