Iran Nuclear Crisis

  • Obama invokes Gandhi, says film no excuse for 'attack' on US September 25, 2012

    United Nations: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday invoked the words of Mahatma Gandhi in his address to the UN General Assembly in United Nations as he remembered US envoy to Libya who was killed in violent protests that erupted in the aftermath of an anti-Islam film, saying the "crude...
  • Obama urges UN to confront roots of Muslim rage September 25, 2012

    United Nations: US President Barack Obama challenged the international community on Tuesday to confront the causes of turmoil in the Middle East, saying the attacks on US citizens in Libya "were attacks on America" and the world faces "a choice between the forces that would drive us apart and the...
  • US pushes EU, SWIFT to eject Iran banks February 16, 2012

    Washington: The United States is pressuring the European Union and a global electronic banking system to expel Iranian banks from a network used to transfer money, another step in Western efforts to deprive Tehran of funds needed to develop nuclear weapons. Kicking Iranian banks out of the Belgium-based SWIFT, or Society...