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Joint Chiefs Chairman Says US Not Advising Israel on Iran

Joint Chiefs Chairman Says US Not Advising Israel on Iran

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With reports Tuesday that Israel won’t notify the U.S. ahead of time if it decides to knock out Iran’s nuclear program, Capitol Hill lawmakers want to know what kind of advice the Pentagon has been giving its I…

IAEA Concerned Over Iran’s Nuclear Intentions

IAEA Concerned Over Iran’s Nuclear Intentions

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The International Atomic Energy Agency says it has “serious concerns” about a possible military dimension to Iran’s nuclear program.Iran continues to insist it intends only to generate energy, but the IAEA said Iran …

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking Iran

US, West Want Israel to Hold Off on Attacking Iran

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Israel has more to lose than any other nation should Iran stock nuclear weapons.  Hence, there’s been a lot of talk about the Israelis launching a preemptive military strike to eliminate this threat.President …

Iran Threatens to Cut Off Oil Supplies to European Customers

Iran Threatens to Cut Off Oil Supplies to European Customers

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran is telling some of its steadiest oil customers that if they go along with tough sanctions to punish Tehran for its nuclear program, they won’t be getting any more fuel.That message was delivered Wednesday by…

Israeli President Reaches Out to Iranian People

Israeli President Reaches Out to Iranian People

Uriel Sinai/Getty Image(JERUSALEM) — Israeli President Shimon Peres delivered a message to the people of Iran Wednesday, calling for peace and understanding.Peres’ olive branch comes as the Iranian government has not been deterred from its goal of the…

White House Freezes Iranian Government Assets in the US

White House Freezes Iranian Government Assets in the US

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The noose is getting tighter around the neck of the Iranian government as President Obama Monday ordered Tehran’s assets in the U.S. frozen, which includes Iranian Central Bank transactions.Washington is hoping tha…

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National Security

House Intel Chair: Israel Attack on Iran Would Harm US National Security

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As United States and Israel grow increasingly concerned over Iran’s nuclear program, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is cautioning that a pre-emptive strike by Israel could spell trouble for …

Obama Talks Iran, Economy: ‘I Deserve a Second Term’

Obama Talks Iran, Economy: ‘I Deserve a Second Term’

The White House/Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama sat down with NBC’s Matt Lauer on Sunday in a brief interview that aired before the Super Bowl.  For the last three years the president has done exclusive game-day interviews with whi…

Leon Panetta Mum on Possible Israeli Strike on Iran

Leon Panetta Mum on Possible Israeli Strike on Iran

TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An opinion column that appeared in The Washington Post Thursday says that Secretary of State Leon Panetta has concerns that Israel will launch a preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities by the spring.Whil…

Iran Invites UN Inspectors to Stay Longer

Iran Invites UN Inspectors to Stay Longer

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Monday extended an invitation to International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to stay beyond their three-day trip to monitor Iranian nuclear facilities.The United Nations nuclear watchdog is visiting var…

US Looking at Bigger Bomb, Navy SEALs Mothership for Persian Gulf

US Looking at Bigger Bomb, Navy SEALs Mothership for Persian Gulf

Ebrahim Noroozi/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Two high profile weapons systems are getting critical attention as the United States trades verbal barbs with Iran over Tehran’s nuclear weapons program and its threat to close the Strait of Hormuz. The N…

Ahmadinejad Hints Iran’s Ready to Resume Talks on Nuclear Program

Ahmadinejad Hints Iran’s Ready to Resume Talks on Nuclear Program

ABC/Donna Svennevik(TEHRAN, Iran) — With his country facing even harsher economic sanctions and wider international condemnation, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday that Tehran was ready to get back to the negotiating table with si…

European Union Implements Ban on Iranian Oil; IAEA to Visit Iran

European Union Implements Ban on Iranian Oil; IAEA to Visit Iran

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BRUSSELS, Belgium) — In response to growing concerns over Iran’s nuclear program, the European Union announced on Monday that it is banning new imports of Iranian crude oil and petroleum products.Existing contracts on imports, t…

Israel Says No Imminent Decision on Attacking Iran

Israel Says No Imminent Decision on Attacking Iran

Tara Todras-Whitehill-Pool/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — If Israel does have plans to conduct a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, it’s not going to happen anytime soon.Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak made that declaration Wednesday as susp…

Iran Reportedly Enriching Uranium Inside Mountain Facility

Iran Reportedly Enriching Uranium Inside Mountain Facility

iStockphoto/ThinkstockUPDATE: A spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed that Iran has “started the production of uranium enriched up to 20% in U-235 using IR-1 centrifuges in the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant. All nuclear material…

Romney Takes Swipe at Ron Paul on Iran Nuke Policy

Romney Takes Swipe at Ron Paul on Iran Nuke Policy

Toni Sandys/The Washington Post(MUSCATINE, Iowa) — Mitt Romney took a veiled swipe at the current front-runner in Iowa, Ron Paul, during a meet-and-greet with voters at an Iowa coffee shop, suggesting that his GOP rival has little concern about Iran o…

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