2 February 2006 -- A German man who was seized by Palestinian gunmen angry over newspaper cartoons in Europe of the Prophet Muhammed has been freed shortly after his abduction.
2 February 2006 -- The United States says Washington does not believe Iran has a nuclear weapon at this time but that the danger they will develop one is of major concern.<br />
The Board of Governors of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is in Vienna discussing what to do next with Iran's controversial nuclear program.
2 February 2006 -- The UN atomic watchdog chief, Muhammad el-Baradei, said today Iran still has a chance to regain the trust of the international community concerning its disputed nuclear program.
IAEA Director-General Mohammad el-Baradei (epa)
Below is the complete text of the draft resolution on Iran's nuclear program discussed by the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors on 2 February.
2 February 2006 -- The 35-country board of governors of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog is opening a special session at its Vienna headquarters to debate reporting Iran to the UN Security Council over that country's nuclear program.
2 February 2006 -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on the international community to send a united "signal of strength" to Iran to make clear that Tehran cannot continue to "flout" its international obligations.
1 February 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Iranian and Western officials continue to spar publicly over an effort to report Iran to the UN Security Council over its nuclear program as a key meeting of the UN's nuclear watchdog approaches.
If diplomatic and economic pressure on Iran fails, what are the military options for the international community?
Roya Toloui, a prominent Iranian Kurdish women's rights activist recently released from prison on bail, says she was tortured and forced to make confessions while in jail.
1 February 2006 -- Afghan anti-terrorism police have arrested an Iraqi and three Pakistanis as they tried to slip into Afghanistan from Iran.
1 February, 2006 -- Iran's defense minister today warned that Iran will give an "extremely quick and destructive response" to any attack against the country's nuclear facilities.