Thursday, April 28, 2005
The U.S. State Department said Thursday it was concerned by reports a German firm had sold to Iran a crane that could be used to make missiles.
A German crane on a ship to Iran is testing a US-led global agreement to combat the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Soaring demand for crude oil in China, India and other developing nations has set off a scramble to secure future energy supplies that could undermine the economic and national security of the United States.
Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria continue to maintain their ties to terrorism, while Libya and Sudan have shown significant cooperation against it, according to the State Department's annual international terrorism report.
The group called the Committee for the Commemoration of Martyrs of the Global Islamic Campaign held a registration meeting recently in Iran's capital, Tehran. The group's aim is to boost its roll of volunteers willing to carry out suicide attacks in Israel and Iraq.
Spain's ruling Labor Party and that country's coalition People's Party have reached consensus with the other parties regarding launching an active foreign diplomacy, whose first phase includes visiting Iran.
“Today’s world is suffering from the legitimising of fascism and I am astounded that the United Nation’s General Secretary is leading the way in this regard”, Mohammad Khatami, the Iranian regime’s president, said today.
Iran has not done enough to ease international concerns, President Vladimir Putin told a Thursday press conference in Jerusalem.
Iran warned Thursday that it could review its participation in negotiations with European states over its controverisal nuclear activities if there is no progress in the next round of talks.
The Russian nuclear fuel trader TVEL should start fuel shipments for a Moscow-built nuclear reactor in Iran six months before the unit becomes operational in early 2006, a senior company official said on Thursday.
Iran threatened on Thursday to restart its uranium enrichment program if talks with European Union heavyweights France, Britain and Germany fail on Friday.
Aker Kvaerner will be assisting the Iranian oil company POGC in developing parts of the world's largest gas field, South Pars.
Head of Iran's Industries and Mines House here on Thursday criticized the Bill on Value-added Tax, which was ratified by the Majlis last week, calling it a 'non-expert and illogical move'.
Eleven Iranian nationals were charged Wednesday for their alleged roles in an international opium ring, authorities said.