The Pentagon will simulate an Iran missile attack with an ICBM in January, addressing a threat that is as yet hypothetical. Iran tested a medium-range Sajjil-2 missile Wednesday.
12/17/2009 08:03 am
As tighter sanctions on Iran's gasoline purchases move through the US Congress, Iranian officials say they have plenty of alternative suppliers, such as China and Venezuela. But some analysts say that prices will rise for Iranian consumers.
12/16/2009 12:58 pm
Iran test-launched its powerful Sajjil-2 missile on Wednesday. The Iranian missile has the range to reach Israel and parts of Europe and a drew a sharp response from the US and and other Western powers, who say it increases their doubts about the Islamic Republic's intentions and hardens their resolve on sanctions.
12/16/2009 12:48 pm
Iran’s snub of US overtures for engagement -- such as its test of the Sajjil-2 missile -- give Obama the moral high ground for tougher economic sanctions.
12/16/2009 11:58 am
A Christian Science perspective.
12/15/2009 02:30 pm
Israel on Tuesday warned of a chill in ties after a British court issued an arrest warrant for former foreign minister Tzipi Livni for her role in alleged war crimes during Israel's Gaza war that began almost a year ago.
12/15/2009 12:28 pm
The Iraq Air Force is slowly reclaiming control of the country's airspace – the last bit of Iraqi national sovereignty to be returned as the Americans pull out.
12/15/2009 10:53 am
Syria and Iran have signed a new military cooperation agreement in the face of increased international pressure for Iran nuclear sanctions. Congress is considering two bills this week.
12/15/2009 10:06 am
The recent seizure of an illegal weapons shipment from North Korea in Thailand was praised. But analysts wonder how many weapons shipments sneak through.
12/14/2009 03:22 pm
Iran claims that opposition supporters defaced pictures of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to increase the pressure on the opposition Green Movement. But protesters charge it's a set up.
12/14/2009 02:27 pm