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Has Obama unclenched his fist?

As PN went to press, Iran was digesting US president Barack Obama’s surprise New Year (Nowruz) message to the Iranian people.

Obama on Iran

Barack Obama seems to be hardening his position on Iran still further, adding to the nuclear threat he made in June.

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One million Iraqis

Iran proposal ignored again

Once again, Iran’s recent cooperation with UN inspectors, and its positive proposal for an international consortium to control its uranium enrichment, are being ignored, and the Iranian go

Peace for Iran

The US-Iran nuclear crisis continues, as the world’s great powers disagree on how to move forward, and the west snubs Iran’s proposal for an international consortium to control the enrichm

Iran offers...

When US president George W.

Arabs do not fear nuclear Iran

One dramatic development in relation to Iran has been the revelations that, according to the MoD’s own documents, the 15 British sailors and Marines captured by Iran last April were in wat

Iran: US war drive blocked by US intelligence

Mohamed ElBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), visited Iran in January, and was allowed a rare meeting with Iran's supreme leader, ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran demands peace

While UN nuclear inspectors report “good progress” on their “work plan” to clear up suspicions about Iran's past nuclear activities, the United States has been deliberately undermining Russian dipl

Emily Johns & Milan Rai, 'Drawing-Paradise on the `Axis of Evil''

JNV, 2007; 39pp; £5, available from JNV, 29 Gensing Rd, TN38 0HE