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  • Tighter sanctions on Iran trigger threats and defiance

     
    Global Focus: Harsh new sanctions imposed on Iran for its alleged pursuit of nuclear weapons were intended to so deprive Iranians of life's necessities that the regime would surrender to Western pressure to abandon its bomb-building plans. Instead, Iran's...
  • Iran reformist cleric wants referendum on nuclear program

     
    How much does the Iranian public really support Iran’s contested nuclear program? One prominent and outspoken revolutionary cleric, Abdullah Nouri, has suggested that the question be put to the Iranian people in a national referendum, according to...
  • Panetta meets with Israelis to discuss Iran's nuclear program

     
    Amid worries that Israel might unilaterally attack Iran's nuclear facilities, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta held top-level meetings in Jerusalem to discuss America’s backup plan in case international sanctions fail to compel the Islamic...
  • North Korea vows to revisit 'nuclear issue' after alleged plot

     
    North Korea said Friday it will review the “nuclear issue” after arresting a North Korean defector for allegedly trying to destroy statues of Kim Il-Sung at the behest of the United States and South Korea. The announcement comes as outsiders...
  • U.S. moves to increase sanctions on Iran

     
    The Obama administration and Congress each moved Tuesday to further penalize on Iran for its disputed nuclear program. Scrambling on an issue that has been gaining visibility in the election campaign, House and Senate leaders prepared for a final vote...
  • Bulgaria suspects suicide bomber with fake I.D. in Israeli bus attack

     
    Bulgaria bus bombing: As Israeli victims of the Bulgarian bus bombing began arriving home Thursday, security officials said they now believe the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber with a fake American passport....
  • Israeli threats about Iran -- crying wolf or laying groundwork?

     
    Global Focus: They're passing out gas masks in Jerusalem and testing a new text-messaging system for alerting Israelis to incoming rockets. The civil defense preparations follow a week of renewed warnings by Israeli officials that air strikes against...
  • Attack on Pakistan base raises fear about nuclear arsenal

     
    A militant raid on a northern Pakistan air force base with suspected links to the country's nuclear weapons program has renewed questions about Islamabad's ability to safeguard its nuclear arsenal....
  • Iran's isolation lifts for gathering of anachronistic alliance

     
    In another time and place, next week’s summit of the Nonaligned Movement in Tehran would draw no more attention than deserved for a directionless alliance that has outlived its Cold War-era purpose. But the rotating leadership of the 120-nation...
  • U.N. nuclear talks with Iran fail to get access for inspectors

     
    Eight hours of negotiations between U.N. officials and Iran's nuclear policy envoy ended Friday without an agreement for inspectors to visit suspect Iranian facilities, the U.N. nuclear agency's deputy director said....
  • U.N. nuclear watchdog creates task force to monitor defiant Iran

     
    The United Nations' nuclear watchdog has created a task force to better analyze Iran's suspected efforts to develop nuclear weapons, the agency confirmed Wednesday....