Technicians upgrading Iran's main uranium enrichment facility have tripled their installations of high-tech machines that could be used in a nuclear weapons program to more than 600 in the past three months, diplomats said Wednesday.
A magnitude-7.7 earthquake that struck Iran at its central border with Pakistan on Tuesday has left up to 46 dead, various media reported.
Israeli military and political heads are holding intense discussions on how best to launch an independent attack on Iran, should the need arise, the nation's defense force chief said Tuesday.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended his nation's nuclear program on Monday and said Western morals seeping into the world's cultures are the real threat.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived here Saturday hoping to convince Chinese leaders to take a more a more active role in encouraging North Korea to tone down its recent wave of antagonistic rhetoric and nuclear threats.
The idea of a nuclear Iran and of preventing a nuclear Iran terrifies security analysts.
An Iranian businessman, a Malaysian bank and a handful of companies believed to have been involved in a money laundering scheme were all slapped with financial penalties Thursday, in a U.S. crackdown on companies that violate sanctions against Iran.
With North Korea continuing to draw world attention with its bellicose threats of launching nuclear ballistic-missile attacks against the United States and South Korea, we cannot afford to overlook what Russia has been doing.
Analysts agree that the erosion of the Syrian regime's capabilities is accelerating, that it continues to retreat, making a rebel breakthrough and an Islamist victory increasingly likely. In response, I am changing my policy recommendation from neutrality to something that causes me, as a humanitarian and decades-long foe of the Assad dynasty, to pause before writing: Western governments should support the malign dictatorship of Bashar Assad.