Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Kazemi-Qomi (file photo) (epa)
January 29, 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush says he will respond "firmly" if Iran steps up "military action" in Iraq in a way that hurts U.S. troops or Iraqi civilians.
Iran says it is considering a UN offer to suspend sanctions against Iran if it stops its sensitive nuclear work.
Igor Yurgens (left, file photo) (ITAR-TASS)
January 29, 2007 -- The vice president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs today voiced doubts about a possible gas cartel led by Russia and Iran.
January 29, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Three Iranian women's rights activists and journalists have been released from detention, Radio Farda reports.
Ambassador Kazeni-Qomi (file photo) (epa)
January 29, 2007 -- Iran's ambassador to Iraq is quoted as saying Iran is hoping to greatly expand its economic and military ties to Iraq.
January 29, 2007 -- Iran says it needs more time to study a proposal from the head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency for a nuclear "timeout."
January 28, 2007 -- Russian security chief Igor Ivanov said in Tehran today that Moscow is committed to completing Iran's first nuclear power plant on schedule in September.
January 28, 2007 -- A report says that Iranian officials arrested three women's rights activists as they were leaving to take part in a workshop in India.
January 27, 2007 -- An Iranian nuclear official denied a statement by a Tehran parliamentarian today that Iran had begun installing 3,000 new centrifuges for the purpose of uranium enrichment.
January 28, 2007 -- A new team of three International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors arrived in Iran.
January 28, 2007 -- Iran has closed several border crossings with Iraq ahead of the important Shi'ite holy day of Ashura.
January 27, 2007 -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow expects Washington to explain the growing U.S. military presence in the Middle East.