Topic: Quds Force
Military reprisal is justified, some analysts say. But initially the US is likely to take a diplomatic course, trying to further isolate Iran after its alleged role in an assassination plot on US soil.
10/11/2011 07:57 pm
A plan by Iranian government agents to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the US has been thwarted, US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
10/11/2011 05:41 pm
Iran's relationship with Syria gives it clout with a broad range of players. If Syria's regime collapses, so too could Iran's regional influence.
05/31/2011 01:29 pm
The UN Human Rights Council barely backed a watered-down condemnation of Syria for its attacks on civilian protesters. The pushback suggests some nations worry that the West overstepped its bounds in pressing for strong action against Libya – and want to avoid a repeat.
04/29/2011 06:19 pm
As part of a de-Baathification purge, six candidates who won seats in the Iraq election may be removed. That would cost Iyad Allawi's bloc its narrow victory over incumbent Nouri al-Maliki.
03/29/2010 05:00 pm
Ahead of the March 7 Iraq election, Ahmed Chalabi, who helped convince former President Bush to invade and create a democracy at peace with Israel, is promoting a regional alliance that would include US adversary Iran.
03/05/2010 02:53 pm
Abu Mahdi al Mohandas is one of more than 6,000 candidates on the ballot in the Iraqi elections on March 7. But the Shiite politician, now hiding in Iran, says the US considers him a terrorist and a weapons supplier to Iraq militia groups.
02/25/2010 11:20 am
Six children and one wife of Osama Bin Laden have reportedly been living in Iran since fleeing Afghanistan shortly before 9/11. His 17-year-old daughter recently escaped to the embassy of Saudi Arabia, Iran's traditional rival.
12/23/2009 03:11 pm
The US military steps up efforts to stop Iran from using the marshes of southern Iraq to smuggle weapons.
11/06/2009 12:00 am
The president had been criticized for choosing loyalty over competence. Three of the most controversial new ministers have links to the Revolutionary Guard.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
Former British ambassador to Iran suggests ways to negotiate over nuclear policy.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
The deal would be part of a reconciliation effort between Iraq's government and extremist Shiite groups.
06/11/2009 01:00 am
Military analysts say the Islamic Republic would strike back in unconventional ways – targeting American interests in Iraq and Afghanistan.
06/20/2008 01:00 am
Details from a secret meeting between top Iranian and Iraqi officials signal Iran's aim to 'stop arming' militias.
05/14/2008 01:00 am
The US military in Iraq says Iran continues to aid militants, but Iraqis now say that they want their own evidence.
05/05/2008 01:00 am
Moqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army fought US, Iraqi forces in Baghdad and Basra on Tuesday.
03/26/2008 01:00 am