September 23, 2008 Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is visiting the United States and the United Nations — where he is expected to confront the U.S. over its policies. But in an interview with NPR, Ahmadinejad disputed that view — up to a point.
August 4, 2008 Time is running out for Iran to respond to a proposal by the West that offers a freeze on new U.N. sanctions if Tehran agrees to halt any expansion of its nuclear work. In Israel, the new diplomatic push is being met with skepticism and concern.
July 23, 2008 An Israeli professor believes that Israel will attack Iran's nuclear program within the next four to seven months. He bases that timeline on unsuccessful diplomatic efforts and Iranian tehnological advances.
July 11, 2008 It's been proven that a photo showing Iran's launch of four missiles is fake. A defense analyst says he believes only three missiles launched and the fourth malfunctioned. The photo was circulated by newspapers and news agencies before the discrepancy was detected.
July 10, 2008 Iranian state media reported that Iran test-fired more missiles in the Persian Gulf on Thursday, bringing a pledge from the United States to defend its allies from an Iranian attack. It was the second day in a row that Iran conducted tests.
July 10, 2008 Both Barack Obama and John McCain have been explicit that they view Iran with a possible nuclear weapon as a grave threat. They also agree on toughening economic sanctions. But while Obama urges serious U.S.-Iran talks, McCain sees that as a fruitless path.
June 13, 2008 The U.S. and Europe, with the support of Russia and China, will offer a sweetened package of economic incentives to Iran this weekend in the latest attempt to persuade Tehran to stop enriching uranium. But Iranian leaders seem in no mood to stop any of their nuclear activities. The nations are also threatening new economic sanctions.
May 15, 2008 President Bush is in Israel to celebrate the country's 60th anniversary. He is using a speech to the Israeli parliament to reiterate his position that Iran must not be allowed to attain nuclear weapons.