Officials have denounced the resolution as illegal, impractical, and unrepresentative of international opinion.
March 27, 2007 -- Britain has again called on Iran to quickly release the 15 British sailors and marines it has been holding since March 23.
March 26, 2007 -- The Russian state-run company building Iran's first nuclear power plant announced today that Tehran has made its first payment since a financing dispute halted construction of the plant earlier this month.
Hoshyar Zebari (file photo) (epa)
March 26, 2007 -- Iraq's foreign minister has called on Iran to free 15 detained British sailors and Royal Marines.
March 26, 2007 -- World oil prices have risen to their highest level this year, hitting $63.93 a barrel in London today.
The seizure by Iran of what Britain says were 15 sailors on a routine patrol is threatening to turn into a diplomatic incident.
March 26, 2007 -- Iran says it is cutting back its cooperation with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog agency and has again vowed it will not halt uranium enrichment.
March 25, 2007 -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair today accused Iran of seizing British naval personnel in Iraqi waters and said Tehran must understand that the situation is "very serious."
March 25, 2007 -- Iranian media say the Foreign Ministry today summoned British Ambassador to Iran Geoffrey Adams to protest the "illegal entry" of British sailors into Iranian waters.
March 24, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution authorizing expanded sanctions against Iran for its continuing failure to halt uranium enrichment.
March 24, 2007 -- Iran's president has canceled a planned trip to address the UN Security Council because of what Iran says were U.S. delays in granting visas to his entourage.
March 24, 2007 -- The Iranian Foreign Ministry today described as a "suspicious act" what Iran says is the illegal entry of British navy personnel into Iranian waters.