US won't support Counter Action Against Iran: Biden

US won't support Counter Action Against Iran: Biden

President Biden's recent conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked significant attention, with revelations that the U.S.

Peres: Not sure bombing Iran's nuclear sites "best solution"

Israeli President Shimon PeresJerusalem  - Israeli President Shimon Peres said Wednesday attacking Iran would only postpone its ability to build an atom bomb.

"I'm not sure that bombing the nuclear facilities is the best solution. You know, the moment there are centrifuges, you can destroy the centrifuges. You cannot destroy the know-how to create centrifuges. You can postpone," he told Israel's Channel 10 television.

Asked if Israel could accept a nuclear Iran, he said: "It's not all only attacking the nuclear facilities."

US journalist could apply for amnesty, says Iran's attorney general

US journalist could apply for amnesty, says Iran's attorney generalTehran - Iran's attorney general suggested Wednesday that Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi could apply for amnesty, ISNA news agency reported.

Ghorban-Ali Dorri-Najafabadi said that Saberi could apply for amnesty from Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

According to the Iranian constitution, Khamenei has the final say on all state affairs and is even authorized to declare amnesty for prisoners not convicted of heavy crimes.

German admits selling rocket material to Iran

German admits selling rocket material to IranKoblenz, Germany - A 63-year-old German businessman on trial for selling Iran 16 tons of graphite to make rocket nozzles, has admitted the offence, a court spokesman said Wednesday.

At the opening of his trial on April 8, the man told a state superior court in Koblenz, Germany that he rejected all 12 counts of the indictment.

But in a statement read out by his lawyer this week, the defendant admitted the charges, the spokesman said.

The man is accused of breaking laws preventing illicit arms exports by declaring the graphite exported from 2005 to

Controversy flares over Persian Gulf - Arabian Gulf question

Iran distances itself from North Korean rocket launchTehran - Iran and Arab states have become involved in a renewed dispute over the term Persian Gulf, Tehran media reported Wednesday. The dispute this time concerns the Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Iran and a request by Saudi Arabia to remove the term Persian Gulf from game medals and brochures.

Two Saudi officials of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation told the Iranian side that Arab states would only participate in the games if the term Persian Gulf was replaced with the Arabian Gulf or just Gulf.

Ahmadinejad challenger calls for a 'return to rationality'

Ahmadinejad challenger calls for a 'return to rationality'Tehran - The main challenger of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the June 12 presidential election called Tuesday for a "return to rationality", ISNA news agency reported. "For me the first task of the new government should be return to rationality," Mir-Hossein Moussavi said in a speech in the western city Kermanshah.