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Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 3:06am

Iranians can ‘wipe out’ Israel if attacked: Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in defiant mood at the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation summit in Cairo. Photo: Xinhua

The Iranian people are ready to march on Israel to “wipe it out” if the Jewish state attacks the Islamic republic, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in statements published on Wednesday.

7 Feb 2013 - 6:12am

Iran shows little sign of budging in row over its nuclear programme

Israel's President, Shimon Peres. Photo: AP

Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran was growing under the "terrifying dictatorship" ruling the Islamic republic.

6 Feb 2013 - 6:03am

Iran, world powers agree to resume stalled nuclear talks

Saeed Jalili agreed to break a deadlock over the stalled negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear programme. Photo: AFP

The agreement was made in a telephone conversation between the offices of Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, the official IRNA news agency reported.

5 Feb 2013 - 11:09pm

Diplomats says Iran prepared to up nuclear programme

The Bushehr nuclear power plant, some 1,200km south of Tehran. Photo: AFP

In a defiant move ahead of nuclear talks, Iran has announced plans to vastly increase its pace of uranium enrichment, which can make both reactor fuel and the fissile core of warheads. Eager to avoid scuttling those negotiations, world powers are keeping their response low-key.

1 Feb 2013 - 11:50am

Diplomats says Iran prepared to up nuclear programme

In a defiant move ahead of nuclear talks, Iran has announced plans to vastly increase its pace of uranium enrichment, which can make both reactor fuel and the fissile core of warheads. Eager to avoid scuttling those negotiations, world powers are keeping their response low-key.

1 Feb 2013 - 11:30am