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Top Iranian Official Calls Obama 'Incompetent,' Reports of Iranian Nukes 'Laughable'
With a smile and an occasional joke, top Iranian official Dr. Javad Larijani, delivered a stern rebuke to the U.S. in New York Tuesday, describing President Obama as "incompetent" and calling this month's International Atomic Energy Agency report that found evidence of a nuclear weapons program in
Ahmadinejad Subject of Assassination Rumors
Government officials in Iran deny a live grenade hit the president's convoy.
Assassination Attempt on President Ahmadinejad?
The Iranian government has denied a report that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was the target of an assassination attempt today. According to a conservative Iranian news website, however, a grenade was thrown at the presidential convoy as it passed through the western city of Hamedan this morning.
The Iranian Regime's Fear of the People
The ruler in his palace was at a loss. He felt helpless, alone and full of misgivings. Should he attack on this day in December, a day when his people were taking advantage of Ashura, an important Shiite festival, to take to the streets in the millions and demand his abdication in angry chants?
White House: Iran Continuing to Isolate Itself
Further setting the stage for a larger confrontation in December, the White House reacted Sunday afternoon to reports from Iranian media that the government in Tehran had ordered the construction of ten new nuclear sites.
Iran’s Hard Talk Softens; Ready for 2nd Round with the West
ABC's Lara Setrakian reports from Dubai: Iran and Western powers ended a meeting in Geneva by agreeing to meet again. It was a qualified success after Western analysts had doomed prospects of a breakthrough, instead saying the best possible outcome...
Clem's Chronicles: Federal Building Security/G8/China Unrest
Hi there folks-Clem Lane here. Another very busy news day....... SECURITY AT FEDERAL BUILDINGS-Disturbing story out today courtesy the Government Accountability Office-seems security at federal buildings ain’t what it’s cracked up to be, in fact, Pierre Thomas told us on...
ABC's Jim Sciutto: Buzz Over Plans For Fresh Tehran Protests
ABC's Jim Sciutto reports: Speaking to dissidents on the ground in Tehran, there are ambitious plans for protests tomorrow to mark the 10th anniversary of the 1999 student uprising. The demo’s are just ambitions for now -- recent planned demo’s...
Blood on the Streets of Tehran
With the "bloodshed" Iran's Supreme Leader Khamanei warned about on Friday becoming a reality on Saturday -- Iranian state television reported at least 13 killed over the weekend, including a young woman called "Neda" whose killing has become iconic --...
Iranian Govt Tried to 'Cut the Head Off' Opposition
The crackdown on protestors promised Saturday by the Iranian government appears to have worked, with few people on the streets of Tehran today, though there was violence overnight. But as rallies failed to materialize, a female protestor reached by ABC News by telephone in Tehran complained about