Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
1 January--29 February 2008


Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis to 31 October 2006

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2006-28 February 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2007-31 May 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 June 2007--31 July 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 August 2007--31 October 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November 2007--31 December 2007

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2008--29 February 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2008--31 April 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2008--30 June 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July--31 August 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September--31 October 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 November--31 December 2008

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 January 2009--28 February 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 March 2009--30 April 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 May 2009--30 June 2009

Document on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 July 2009--31 August 2009

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 1 September 2009--31 October 2009


2008--1 January

John W. Limbert, "Negotiating with the Islamic Republic of Iran," Special Report No. 199, United States Institute of Peace, January 2008

Tehran Times, "Larijani says Iran ready for peaceful nuclear cooperation with Egypt," 1 January 2008

Aljazeera, "Iran struggles to meet gas demand," 1 January 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran Warns Unregistered Afghan Refugees of Detention Camps," 02 January 2008

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Egypt, Iran continue to warm up relations," 1 January 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran's minority Armenian Christians celebrate New Year with fireworks, prayers," 1 January 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran Reduces Gas Exports to Turkey After Turkmenistan Cut," 1 January 2008

Ray Takeyh and Nikolas Gvosdev, "Russia goes its own way," International Herald Tribune, 1 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Fadlallah urges Iran, Egypt to strengthen ties," 1 January 2008

2008--2 January

Tehran Times, "Iran oil output to reach 4.2 mbpd by March ’08," 2 January 2008

Reuters, "Iran says Turkmenistan wants to raise gas price," 2 January 2008

Market Watch, "Iran reportedly won't extend deadline for Shell investment decision," 2 January 2008

Manash Goswami, "Oil & Natural, Hindujas May Spend $10 Billion in Iran," Bloomberg, 2 January 2008

Robert Amsterdam, "Ray Takeyh and Nikolas Gvosdev on Russia and Iran," 2 January 2008

Xinhua, "Egypt, Iran agree to continue consultations," 2 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Second round of Iran-Oman gas talks due in Jan," 2 January 2008

New York Times, "Libya Assumes Presidency of Security Council," 2 January 2008

2008--3 January

Voice of America News, "Iran's Supreme Leader: Ties With US May Be Possible in Future," 03 January 2008

BBC News, "Iran 'could restore ties with US'," 3 January 2008

Reuters, "Bush says his Mideast trip partly about Iran," 3 January 2008

The Economist, "America and the Middle East: Yo, anyone who fears Iran," 3 January 2008

Briefing by National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley on the President's Upcoming Trip to the Middle East, James S. Brady Press Briefing Room, Washington, DC, 3 January 2008

Barbara Slavin, "Inside Track: Spoiling to Spoil," National Interest Online, 3 January 2008

Fox News, "Petraeus Aide Denies Report That Iran Is Not Aiding Iraq Militants," 3 January 2008

FP Passport, "The Iranian solution," 3 January 2008

Tehran Times, "IPI gas pipeline to bring regional states closer: Iranian envoy," 3 January 2008

2008--4 January

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Bush trip 'aimed at curbing Iran influence'," 4 January 2008

Sara A. Carter, "Military cautious on Iran aid to militants," Washington Times, 4 January 2008

Iran Nuclear Watch, "Congress and Iran: 2007 in Review and 2008 Outlook," 4 January 2008

Marc Lynch, "Gulf states no longer want to isolate Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 4 January 2008

2008--5 January

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Time for a u-turn in US's Iran policy," Asia Times Online, 5 January 2008

Rami G. Khouri, "What, me worry that Bush is coming?" Daily Star (Lebanon), 5 January 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "America and Iran have a chance to help themselves - and the region," 5 January 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Pakistan, Iran discuss oil, gas sectors co-operation," 5 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Security Council chief opposes sanctions against Iran," 5 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran to open oil bourse," 5 January 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iranian candidates begin registering for key parliamentary elections," 5 January 2008

2008--6 January

Aljazeera, "Test of Ahmadinejad's hold on power," 6 January 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran expels German diplomat," 6 January 2008

2008--7 January

Michael Abramowitz and Ellen Knickmeyer, "As Bush Heads to Mideast, Renewed Questions on Iran," Washington Post, January 7, 2008

Lydia Georgi, "Bush will find no Gulf takers for war with Iran," Daily Times (Pakistan), 7 January 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Pakistan, Iran to finalise gas pipeline project by 25th," 7 January 2008

Barak Ravid, "Barak to explain to Bush why American intelligence is wrong about Iran's nukes," Ha'aretz, 7 January 2008

Xinhua, "Iran says trying to help Lebanese reach consensus," 7 January 2008

Nazila Fathi, "Ahmadinejad loses favor with Khamenei, Iran's top leader," International Herald Tribune, 7 January 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Arab countries share concerns on Iran as Bush heads to Mideast," 7 January 2008

Pauline Jelinek, "Pentagon Says Ships Harassed by Iran," The Guardian Unlimited, January 7, 2008

IntelliBriefs, "Iran, U.S.: Unusual Details about the Strait of Hormuz Incident," January 7, 2008

2008--8 January

Nimrod Raphaeli, "The Growing Economic Relations between Iran and Turkey," Middle East Media Research Institute, Inquiry & Analysis, No. 414, Iran/Turkey/Economic News, January 8, 2008

The Australian, "Iranian boats 'threatened' US ships," 8 January 2008

Scott Stearns, "Bush Calls Iran's Confrontation With US Navy Vessels a Provocative Act," Voice of America News, 08 January 2008

David Stout and Sheryl Gay Stolberg, "Bush Assails Iran for Naval Confrontation," New York Times, January 8, 2008

Mark Heinrich, "IAEA's Iran probe moves into final stage: diplomat," Reuters, 8 January 2008

Robert Baer, "Behind the US-Iran Gulf Confrontation," Time Magazine, 8 January 2008

2008--9 January

Ilene R. Prusher, "Israel steps up warnings to Bush on Iran," The Christian Science Monitor, January 9, 2008

Andrew Hammond, "Saudi defends Iran links ahead of Bush visit," Reuters, January 9, 2008

The Times Online (UK), "Video of Iran ‘attack’ on three US warships released by Pentagon," January 9, 2008

William Arkin, "The Bush Administration Overreacts," Washington Post, 9 January 2008

2008--10 January

Gareth Porter, "US: Official Version of Naval Incident Starts to Unravel," IPS, 10 January 2008

Lin Noueihed, "Gulf Arabs chart delicate course between Iran, U.S.," Reuters, 10 January 2008

M K Bhadrakumar, "Bush's last throw against Iran," Asia Times, 10 January 2008

Middle East Times (Egypt), "Editorial: Iran at the crossroads," 10 January 2008

Al Arabiya (UAE), "Iran shows its own video of US ship incident," 10 January 2008

Fred Kaplan, "What Happened in the Strait of Hormuz? How to prevent a naval war with Iran," Slate, 10 January 2008

William Arkin, "What to Make of the Iranian Videotape," Washington Post, 10 January 2008

The Times Online (UK), "Iran warned of reprisals if American naval ships are attacked," January 10, 2008

Massimo Calabresi, "Hormuz Hardball," Time Magazine, 10 January 2008

Borzou Daragahi, "Iran releases its own tape on Hormuz ship incident," Los Angeles Times, January 10, 2008

Mike Nizza, "Degrees of Confidence on US-Iran Naval Incident," New York Times, 10 January 2008

Nazlia Fathi, "Iran Accuses U.S. of Faking Persian Gulf Video," New York Times, 10 January 2008

Etgar Lefkovits, "Meridor: All options open on Iran," The Jerusalem Post, 10 January 2008

Greg Bruno, "Iran Looms over Bush Trip," Council on Foreign Relations, January 10, 2008

BBC News "US doubts over Iran boat 'threat'," 10 January 2008

Voice of America News, "Afghanistan Urges Iran to Stop Deporting Refugees," 10 January 2008

Trita Parsi, "Bush's Mideast Trip: Iran Warnings Fall on Deaf Ears in the Region," AlterNet, January 10, 2008

Amir Oren, "CIA reveals: We said in 1974 that Israel had nuclear weapons," Ha'aretz, 10 January 2008

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Military option against Iran persists," 10 January 2008

Reuters, "Outlook in standoff over Iran nuclear activity," 10 January 2008

2008--11 January

Y. Yehoshua, I. Rapoport, Y. Mansharof, A. Savyon and Y. Carmon, "The Collapse of the Saudi Sunni Bloc against Iran's Aspirations for Regional Hegemony in the Gulf," Middle East Media Research Institute, Inquiry and Analysis Series - No. 416 - January 11, 2008

Robert D Blackwill, "The three Rs: Rivalry, Russia and 'Ran," Asia Times, 11 January 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Captain Ahab and the Islamic whale," Asia Times, 11 January 2008

Damien McElroy, "Iran hits back over Gulf 'confrontation'," Telegraph, (UK), 11 January 2008

Richard Holt, "Iranian video 'shows no threat to US navy'," Telegraph (UK), 11 January 2008

Gareth Porter, "Iran: Bush's Tonkin Gulf Tale Unravels," AlterNet, January 11, 2008

Borzou Daragahi and Julian E. Barnes, "Iran releases its own tape on Hormuz ship incident," Los Angeles Times, 11 January 2008

Thom Shanker and Nazila Fathi, "Iran Shows Its Own Video of Vessels’ Encounter in Gulf," New York Times, 11 January 2008

Council on Foreign Relations, "Gause: Saudis ‘Very Anxious’ to Hear Bush Views on Iran," Interviewee: F. Gregory Gause III, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Vermont, Interviewer: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, January 11, 2008

Robert Fox, "A deal for a deal: If George Bush persuades Israel to stop settlements and end occupation of the West Bank, what kind of quid pro quo will Olmert have won on Iran?" The Guardian Unlimited (UK), 11 January 2008

Greg Bruno, "Iran Looms over Bush Trip," Council on Foreign Relations, January 11, 2008

Al Pessin, "US Says Iran's Actions More Important Than Words in Gulf Incident; New Video Released," Voice of America News, 11 January 2008

Nazila Fathi, "UN Nuclear Official Urges Iran to Clarify ‘Outstanding Issues’," New York Times, January 11, 2008

Deutsche Welle (Germany), "Iran: We're Willing To Cooperate in Nuclear Crisis," 11 January 2008

IntelliBriefs, "Iran May not Sign Gas Pipeline Pact with Pakistan Next Week," 11 January 2008

2008--12 January

BBC News, "US-Iranian naval dispute deepens," 12 January 2008

Arthur Bright, "New evidence sparks uncertainty over US-Iran naval incident in Hormuz," Christian Science Monitor, January 12, 2008

Mark MacKinnon, "Bush hopes to persuade gulf allies of Iranian threat," Globe and Mail (Canada), January 12, 2008

Gareth Porter, "A man-made storm in a strait," Asia Times, 12 January 2008

Ahmed Abdullah, "U.S.-Iran stand-off: Mere propaganda or prelude to war?"Aljazeera, 12 January 2008

Ian Black and Rory McCarthy, "Bush takes soundings on Iran," The Guardian (UK), January 12, 2008

Michael Abramowitz, "Bush Arrives In Gulf Region: Mideast Peace, Iran At Top of Agenda," Washington Post, January 12, 2008

Aljazeera, "Bush seeks Arab support," 12 January 2008

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Iran cleric urges Arabs to snub ‘bankrupt’ Bush," 12 January 2008

Jon Leyne, "Tehran warns US over nuclear row," BBC News, January 12, 2008

Jerusalem Post, "Iran's top leader demands end to UN Security Council nuclear oversight," January 12, 2008

Tehran Times, "Iranian exports to Germany rose 50 percent last year: daily," 12 January 2008

2008--13 January

Carolynne Wheeler, "George Bush to push $20bn Saudi weapons deal," Telegraph (UK), 13 January 2008

Tom Bowman, "U.S., Iran Release Videos of Hormuz Incident," National Public Radio, 13 January 2008

Tabassum Zakaria, "Bush to reaffirm strong ties with Saudi Arabia," Reuters, 13 January 2008

Michele Kelemen, "Bush Mideast Tour Shifts to Gulf Allies," National Public Radio, 13 January 2008

Atul Aneja, "Arab world sceptical of Bush’s road map for West Asia," The Hindu 13 January 2008

CTV (Canada), "Bush says Iran threatens the world's security," 13 January 2008

Steven Lee Myers, "Bush Urges Arab Allies to Confront Iran," New York Times, 13 January 2008

David Blair, "Iran's urge to dominate makes it vulnerable," Telegraph (UK), 13 January 2008

Matthias Kuntzel, "Back to business as usual with Iran," Jerusalem Post, 13 January 2008

New York Times, "Iran Urges Agency to Settle Atomic Case," 13 January 2008

Forbes, "US says Iran-IAEA nuclear accord does not go far enough," 13 January 2008

Voice of America News, "Tehran Pledges to Answer UN Nuclear Questions by March," 13 January 2008

Reuters, "Key issues in U.N. bid to curb Iran nuclear program," 13 January 2008

Herb Keinon, "'US, Israel on 'same page' on Iran following Bush visit'," Jerusalem Post, 13 January 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Text of President Bush's speech in the United Arab Emirates," 13 January 2008

BBC News, "Turkmenistan warns Iran over gas," 13 January 2008

Jerusalem Post, "Iran: US trying to spread anti-Iranian sentiment after incident in Gulf," 13 January 2008

CBS News, "How The Arab Press Sees Bush Trip," 13 January 2008

Aljazeera, "Bush: Iran threat to world security," 13 January 2008

2008--14 January

Geoffrey Bew, "Threat to bomb warships 'real'," Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), 14 January 2008

Tom Chivers, "Iran threats may have been work of a heckler," Telegraph (UK), 14 January 2008

Ian Black, "Bush urges Arab allies to confront Iran, 'the world's leading sponsor of state terror'," The Guardian (UK), January 14, 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Iran 'a threat to world security'," 14 January 2008

James Gerstenzang, "Bush criticizes Iran in pro-democracy speech," Los Angeles Times, January 14, 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Bush exhorts Gulf states to rally against Iran," 14 January 2008

Damien McElroy, "George Bush calls Iran 'leading terror sponsor'," Telegraph (UK), 14 January 2008

Think Progress, "Bush Disowns U.S. Intel, Tells Israelis Iran NIE ‘Doesn’t Reflect My Own Views’," 14 January 2008

Parviz Esmaeili, "The IAEA’s new opportunity," Tehran Times, 14 January 2008

Gethin Chamberlain and Kay Biouki, "US navy clash exposed rise of Iran's hardliners," Telegraph (UK), 14 January 2008

ISN (Switzerland), "Iran: Dramatic election season underway," 14 January 2008

Hilary Leila Krieger, "Washington: 'Iran is greatest threat to Middle East we want to see'," Jerusalem Post, 14 January 2008

BBC News, "'Core issues' on Mid-East agenda," 14 January 2008

Steven Lee Myers, "Bush Urges Unity Against Iran," New York Times, 14 January 2008

The Daily Star (Lebanon), "Gulf Arabs know better than to follow Bush's path to confrontation with Iran," 14 January 2008

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "UAE a Model Muslim State, Says Bush," 14 January 2008

Thomas Omestad, "Iran Issue Looms Over Bush's Persian Gulf Trip," U.S. News & World Report, 14 January 2008

Pakinam Amer, "US fails to isolate Iran from Arabs," Aljazeera, 14 January 2008

Xinhua, "Iran lashes out at Bush's speech against Tehran," 14 January 2008

Dan Froomkin, "Bush Chooses What to Believe," Washington Post, January 14, 2008

Matthew Fisher, "U.S. option to bomb Iran still on the table: Bush gives Israel hope of military action," National Post (Canada), January 14, 2008

David Isenberg, "NIE Report Keeps Spreading Its Influence," Defense News, January 14, 2008

Mike Nizza, "‘Filipino Monkey’ and the Naval Confrontation With Iran," New York Times, January 14, 2008

Amy Goodman, "Sensationalist Media Did Pentagon's Bidding in Fake Naval 'Provocation' with Iran," AlterNet, January 14, 2008

Xinhua, "U.S., Iran on Hormuz incident," 14 January 2008

2008--15 January 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Legal mist stokes US-Iran tensions in strait," Asia Times, 15 January 2008

Joe Kay, "Bush uses Abu Dhabi speech to escalate threats against Iran," Tehran Times, 15 January 2008

Bronwen Maddox, "Squandered oil bonanza may bring down Iranian President," The Times, January 15, 2008

Tabassum Zakaria, "Bush wraps up Middle East visit on peace, Iran, oil," Reuters, 15 January 2008

BBC News, "UN 'to mull new Iran sanctions'," 15 January 2008

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, "The Futility of Sanctioning Tehran," Monthly Review, 15 January 2008

The Heritage Foundation, "Morning Bell: Debunking the Iran NIE," 15 January 2008

Bruce Pannier, "Turkmenistan/Iran: Good Relations Take Turn For The Worse," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 15 January 2008

Reuters, "Iran says Turkmen move to cut gas 'immoral'," 15 January 2008

Ian Black, "Amnesty demands Iran ends 'grotesque' stoning executions," Guardian Unlimited (UK), January 15, 2008

TruthDig, "Questions, Tensions Linger Over U.S.-Iran Face-Off at Sea," 15 January 2008

Lisa Bryant, "Sarkozy Signs Nuclear, Military Accords in Gulf," Voice of America News, 15 January 2008

Emmanuel Jarry, "France gets military base in Gulf," Reuters, January 15, 2008

Paul Reynolds, "French make serious move into Gulf," BBC News, January 15, 2008

The MEMRI Blog, "Iran Decides to Construct Separate Gas Pipeline to Turkey, 15 January 2008

Claudia Schwartz, "Saudi-Israeli alliance not new," Yemen Observer (Yemen), 15 January 2008

2008--16 January

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting, "Perilous Journalism in the Persian Gulf: Uncritical coverage of Strait of Hormuz incident," 16 January 2008

Michael Abramowitz, "Citing Prices, Bush Urges OPEC to Boost Output," Washington Post, 16 January 2008

David Gollust, "US Says Iran Sanctions Having Some Impact," Voice of America News, 16 January 2008

Michael Jacobson, "Pressure gauges," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 16 January 2008

Islamic Republic News Agency, "No reason for Security Council to discuss Iran nuclear program," 16 January 2008

Mark Brzezinski and Ray Takeyh, "No more threats, please!" Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates), 16 January 2008

Dingli Shen, "Interpreting the US National Intelligence Estimate on Iran," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 16 January 2008

Guardian Unlimited (UK), "Iran says unclear when gas to Turkey to resume," 16 January 2008

New York Times, "Iran: Amnesty International Demands End to Stoning," 16 January 2008

Mike Nizza, "Keeping Score on U.S.-Iran Confrontation," New York Times, 16 January 2008

Sue Pleming, "US to stay course on Iran policy," Reuters, 16 January 2008

Carah Ong, "Why Is Fighting Sanctions So Hard?" Iran Nuclear Watch, 16 January 2008

Frida Ghitis, "Iran's Hormuz Actions Help Israel Make its Case," World Politics Review, 16 January 2008

2008--17 January

Xinhua, "Germany pushes for new UN resolution against Iran," 17 January 2008

Robin Wright, "GAO Report Challenges Effect of Longtime US Sanctions on Iran," Washington Post, 17 January 2008

Xinhua, "Bush seeks higher oil output, support on Iran profile during Saudi visit," 17 January 2008

Gareth Porter, "How the Pentagon planted a false story," Asia Times, 17 January 2008

Mark Trevelyan, "US tightens squeeze on Iran as friends join in," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 17 January 2008

Sally Buzbee, "Could US, Iran Stumble Into War?" The Associated Press, 17 January 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Ahmadinejad: Israel wouldn't dare attack Iran," 17 January 2008

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Ahmadinejad: Zionists are enemies of mankind," 17 January 2008

AFP, "Iran still aiding Iraq insurgents: US general," 17 January 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Petraeus: Iranians still training Iraqi insurgents," 17 January 2008

Deutsche Welle (Germany), "Germany Urges Broadening Iran Sanctions," 17 January 2008

Edward A Turzanski, "Policy disruption by NIE," ISN (Switzerland), 17 January 2008

Xinhua, "Chinese FM urges early resumption of Iranian nuclear negotiations," 17 January 2008

Daniel Schearf, "US Diplomat to Push Beijing for New Iran Sanctions," Voice of America News, January 17, 2008

Dan Williams and Ori Lewis, "Israel tests missile after warnings to Iran," Reuters, 17 January 2008

Jerusalem Post, "Livni fails to change Lavrov's stance on Iran," 17 January 2008

Iftikhar Gilani, "Iran offers surplus power from nuclear plants to India," Daily Times (Pakistan), January 17, 2008

CNN, "U.S. presses China over Iran," 17 January 2008

AFP, "US fears 'disastrous' links in Latin America with Islamic militants," 17 January 2008

2008--18 January

The Economist, "A winter of Iran’s discontent? Iran's president is under pressure at home," January 18th 2008

ABC News (Australia), "Iran warns Israel over missile test," 18 January 2008

BBC News, "Ahmadinejad scorns US and Israel," 18 January 2008

Xinhua, "Iran brushes aside Israeli test firing of missile," 18 January 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "US, Iran vie for China's ear over proposed UNSecurity Council sanctions," 18 January 2008

Pyotr Goncharov, "Outside View: Bush vs. Ahmadinejad," United Press International, 18 January 2008

Amir Oren, "Missile test / Launched from Palmachim, heard in Tehran," Ha'aretz, 18 January 2008

Ha'aretz, "Missile test 'will improve deterrence'," 18 January 2008

Reuters, "Iran gets third nuclear fuel batch from Russia - IRNA," 18 January 2008

Peter Crail, "Intel Report Reshapes Iran Sanctions Debate," Arms Control Today, January/February 2008

RIA Novosti (Russia), "Israel, Russia and the Iranian Nuclear Program," 18 January 2008

Times of India, "Pressure on India, Pak to delay pipeline project: Iran," 18 January 2008

Sue Pleming, "US plays down chance of Iran resolution soon," Reuters, 18 January 2008

The Statesman (India), "China seeks resumption of Iran nuclear talks," 18 January 2008

Richard Beeston, "Ahmadinejad: The Secret History of Iran's Radical Leader by Kasra Naji," Times Online (UK), 18 January 2008

2008--19 January

Xinhua, "IAEA: Iran makes progress on nuclear program explanation," 19 January 2008

Times of India, "Iran needs to be more transparent about nuke programme: IAEA," 19 January 2008

Tim Butcher, "Israel test launches nuclear capable missile," Telegraph (UK), 19 January 2008

Xinhua, "IAEA: Iran makes progress on nuclear program explanation," 19 January 2008

Nilofar Suhrawardy, "‘Bush Failed to Isolate Iran During Mideast Trip’," Arab News (Saudi Arabia), 19 January 2008

The Times (UK), "US official in Iran talks quits," January 19, 2008

Xinhua, "Russian FM to attend 6-nation talks on Iran nuke issue in Berlin," 19 January 2008

2008--20 January

Nazila Fathi, "Radical Left, Iran’s Last Legal Dissidents, Until Now," New York Times, January 20, 2008

Ross Colvin, "US says Iran still training Iraqi militias," Reuters, 20 January 2008

Ayesha Daya, "Iran, India May Soon Agree Terms for Gas Pipeline, Shana Says," Bloomberg, 20 January 2008

Emile Tayyip, "Why does France need a military base in the Persian Gulf?" Tehran Times, 20 January 2008

2008--21 January

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Iran's foreign reserves rise 27pc to $70bn," 21 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Situation ripe to expand Iran-Mexico ties," 21 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran halts repatriation of illegal Afghan refugees," 21 January 2008

Ross Colvin, "Iran continues to aid Iraq militias, US says," Boston Globe, 21 January 2008

AFP, "Israel may have to take military action against Iran: Bolton," 21 January 2008

Reuters, "Thousands of Iran election candidates face ban," 21 January 2008

2008--22 January

Daily Times (Pakistan), "West finding excuses to act on N-programme, says Iran," 22 January 2008

Reuters, "Iran gets fifth batch of nuclear fuel from Russia," 22 January 2008

Fars News Agency, "Sinopec Inks $2 Bln Deal with Iran," 22 January 2008

Barak Ravid and Yuval Azoulay, "Bolton: Chance Bush will okay strike on Iran is 'close to zero'," Haaretz, 22 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran attracts $11b in foreign investment in 10 months," 22 January 2008

Robert Tait, "Humiliation for Ahmadinejad as veto is overruled," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 22 January 2008

2008--23 January

Norman Podhoretz, "Stopping Iran: Why the case for military action still stands," Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2008

Vladimir Isachenkov, "Russia: No 'Harsh' Sanctions on Iran," The Associated Press, 23 January 2008

BBC News, "Russia plays down Iran sanctions," 23 January 2008

Wu Liming, "News Analysis: Six-nation talks add pressure on Iran, keep diplomacy going," Xinhua, 23 January 2008

Bahman Nirumand, "Opinion: More Iran Sanctions Won't Help, May Hurt," Deutsche Welle, 23 January 2008

Robin Wright, "Six Powers Back U.N. Draft on Iran: Tough Sanctions Are Watered Down," Washington Post, 23 January 2008

Nicholas Kulish, "Agreement on Proposal for New Iran Sanctions," New York Times, January 23, 2008

Mark Heinrich, "IAEA makes 1st visit to Iran centrifuge site," Reuters, 23 January 2008

Sadeq Saba, "Tensions at the top in Iran," BBC News, 23 January 2008

Julian Borger, "UN renews pressure on Iran," The Guardian Unlimited, January 23, 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Total reviews Iran project over 'cost issues'," 23 January 2008

2008--24 January

Daily Times (Pakistan), "Any new UN resolution ineffective, says Iran," 24 January 2008

Bronwen Maddox, "Rare united front could force Iran to think again: Measures to punish Tehran's nuclear ambitions represent a tiny sting that it could shrug off," Times Online (UK), 24 January 2008

Howard LaFranchi, "Renewed impetus to sanction Iran," Christian Science Monitor, 24 January 2008

Yossi Melman, "Security Council votes for more sanctions on Iran," Haaretz, 24 January 2008

John Heilprin, "UN Powers Agree on More Iran Sanctions," The Associated Press, January 24, 2008

Voice of America News, "US Official: New Iran Sanctions Resolution Will be 'Punitive'," 24 January 2008

Fox News, "U.S. Companies Doing Business With Iran, Syria," 24 January 2008

AFP, "Israel urges Davos business chiefs to boycott Iran," January 24, 2008

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Russia denies harsher Iran draft," 24 January 2008

Voice of America News, "IRNA Says Russia Has Delivered 6th Fuel Shipment to Iranian Nuclear Plant," 24 January 2008

Iran Coverage, "Questions Remain about the Iran Democracy Fund," 24 January 2008

2008--25 January

Guardian Unlimited (UK), "Key excerpts from Iran sanctions proposal," 25 January 2008

George Jahn, "Iranian: Normal Ties to U.S. Impossible," The Associated Press, January 25, 2008

Tomas Valasek, "A new phase in EU-Iran diplomacy," Centre for European Reform, January 25, 2008

2008--26 January

Yaakov Katz and Herb Keinon, "Burns: New sanctions can get Iran's attention," The Jerusalem Post, 26 January 2008

Reuters, "Turkey says U.S. nuclear policy strengthens Iran," 26 January 2008

Bridget Kendall, "Iran's FM questions UN resolution," BBC News, 26 January 2008

Middle East Media Research Institute, "Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps General Mohammad Ja'fari: If Attacked, Iran Will Target U.S. Forces in Neighboring Countries," 26 January 2008

2008--27 January

Forbes, "Iran resumes gas exports to Turkey - official," 27 January 2008

Harvey Morris and Daniel Dombey, "UN pressed on Iran sanctions," Financial Times, 27 January 2008

Parisa Hafezi, "Iran moderates to seek review of election vetting," Reuters, 27 January 2008

2008--28 January

Tehran Times, "Iran’s private sector to build new refinery," 28 January 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "A China base in Iran?" Pensees sur les USA, 28 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Bush trying to foment discord in Mideast: IRGC commander," 28 January 2008

Borzou Daragahi, "Tremors, as nuke fuel arrives in Iran," Los Angeles Times, 28 January 2008

Valerie Lincy, "The Security Council considers new sanctions," Iran Watch, January 28, 2007

2008--29 January

Anna Fifield and Najmeh Bozorgmehr, "Iran warns against hasty security resolution," Financial Times, 29 January 2008

Tim Butcher, "Iran offers aid to Egypt over Gaza crisis," Telegraph (UK), 29 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Hakim: No reason to delay next round of Iran-U.S. talks," 29 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran urges Security Council not to make immature decision," 29 January 2008

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "Anticipating the Third UN Resolution Against Tehran," Fox News, January 29, 2008

Reuters, "Iran says Bush speech contained nothing new," 29 January 2008

Carah Ong, "Time for New American Policy on Iran," Iran Nuclear Watch, 29 January 2008

2008--30 January

Tehran Times, "South Africa reiterates support for Iran’s nuclear program," 30 January 2008

Louis Charbonneau, "UN sanctions have hit Iran's economy -Britain," Reuters, 30 January 2008

Tehran Times, "Paris covers tracks in Iraq-Iran war," 30 January 2008

Aya Batrawy, "Egyptian President, Iranian Politician Discuss Middle East Issues," Voice of America News, January 30, 2008

BBC News, "Iran to limit execution in public," 30 January 2008

David Gollust, "US Envoy to UN Gets Mild Rebuke for Iran Contact," Voice of America News, 30 January 2008

Maggie Farley and Paul Richter, "U.S. envoy debates Iranians -- a no-no," Los Angeles Times, 30 January 2008

Helene Cooper, "White House Criticizes Envoy Over Iran," New York Times, January 30, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle, "Neocons' nightmare: A Chinese military base in Iran?" 30 January 2008

Ha'aretz, "Ahmadinejad tells West: Accept Israel's 'imminent collapse'," January 30, 2008

Xinhua, "Egypt's Mubarak meets with Iranian parliament speaker," 30 January 2008

Tom Chivers, "Ahmadinejad's war of words with 'filthy' Israel," Telegraph (UK), January 30, 2008

The Economist, "Has Iran won?" 30 January 2008

Javier Solana, Statement to the European Parliament on Iran, EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, 30 January 2008

2008--31 January

Adam Zagorin, "Still Trying to Squeeze Iran," Time, January 31, 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Race for sanctions on Iran speeds up," Asia Times, January 30, 2008

Gamal Essam El-Din, "Iranian rapprochement," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 30 January 2008

Xinhua, "Spokesman: U.S. has not changed policy toward Iran," 31 January 2008

Jewish Telegraphic Agency, "Iran has received its final shipment of uranium from Russia," 31 January 2008

Ramin Mostaghim and Borzou Daragahi, "Iran president trumpets nuclear feats," Los Angeles Times, 31 January 2008

Nazlia Fathi, "Ahmadinejad Sees Nuclear Energy in Iran by 2009," New York Times, January 31, 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Iranian official: Egypt, Iran to work together to resolve ME disputes," 31 January 2008

Tehran Times, "China reiterates eagerness to invest in Iran’s energy sector," 31 January 2008

Waseem Shehzad, "Bush administration embarrassed by NIE report contradicting claims on Iran's nuclear program," Media Monitors Network, January 31, 2008

2008--1 February

Sue Pleming, "Iran resolution hits snag at UN - French envoy," Guardian Unlimited (UK), 1 February 2008

US News and World Reports, "U.S. Faces More Delay on Iran Sanctions," 1 February 2008

Xinhua, "Spokesman: sanctions against Iran violate UN Charter," 1 February 2008

Alon Ben-Meir, "Defusing Tension with Iran While Promoting Regional Stability," Journal of Turkish Weekly (Turkey), 1 February 2008

Raghida Dergham "An Opportunity for an Arab Role to Restore the Lost Balance in the Region," Dar Al Hayat (Lebanon), 1 February 2008

United Press International, "Iran vows to defend Gulf against all," 1 February 2008

Xinhua, "FM: Iran-Africa joint meeting soon to be held in Tehran," 1 February 2008

Sue Pleming, "Rice to vist London to discuss Afghanistan, Iran," Reuters, 1 February 2008

Marwan Kabalan, "The prospect for improved US-Iran ties," Gulf News (UAE), 1 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "US diplomat calls UN resolution on Iran sanctions 'long overdue'," 1 February 2008

United Press International, "Weapons trader accused of selling to Iran," February 1, 2008

AFP, "French defence minister says Iran still pursuing nuclear arms," 1 February 2008

Greg Bruno, "Divisions Simmer Behind Iran’s Public Face," Council on Foreign Relations, February 1, 2008

2008--2 February

Agenzia Giornalistica Italia, "Egypt and Iran, First High-Level Meeting in 30 Years, 2 February 2008

Xinhua, "Report: U.S., Iran to have security talks in Baghdad," 2 February 2008

Iranian Students News Agency, "Iran-U.S. talks over Iraq, next week: an Iranian official," 2 February 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran's FM: Third Round of UN Sanctions Would Prove Ineffective," 02 February 2008

Alalam News Network (Tehran), "IranNew Gas Field Found in Persian Gulf," 2 February 2008

Reuters, "Iran hopes to sign gas field deal with China soon," 2 February 2008

Reuters, "Iran fuel imports down 57 pct after rationing-report," 2 February 2008

Reuters, "Chinese banks cut back business with Iran -paper," 2 February 2008

2008--3 February

Tehran Times, "Bush fails to convince Arab states about Iran," 3 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran’s post-revolution petrochemical output up 11 times," 3 February 2008

Xinhua, "Iran summons French ambassador to protest Paris' regional policies," 3 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Israel charges Palestinians brought rockets, Iran-trained militants into Gaza from Egypt," 3 February 2008

The Economic Times (India), "Iran invites India, Pakistan for talks on IPI," 3 February 2008

Russian News and Information Agency/Novosti, "Iran says will review work with IAEA, if UN adopts new sanctions," 3 February 2008

Forbes, "Pakistani, Indian ministers to visit Iran over pipeline," 3 February 2008

Islamic Republic News Agency (Iran), "Final consultations being made for Iran-US talks on Iraq," 3 February 2008

Matt Dupuis, "In Iran, Big Centrifuges Keep on Turning," Foreign Policy Watch, 3 February 2008

MEI Conference "Iran on the Horizon" Panel I: Assessing Iran’s Intentions and Internal Power Centers, Featuring: Ken Pollack, Gary Sick, Hooshang Amirahmadi, John Limbert, February 03, 2008

2008--4 February

Voice of America News, "Reports: Iraq Accuses Iran of Siphoning Iraqi Oil in Border Region," 04 February 2008

US, Office of the President, "Executive Order: Implementation of the Protocol Additional to the Agreement Between the United States and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the United States of America, White House News, February 4, 2008

2008--5 February

Tehran Times, "HDI places Iran 16th among developing nations: UNDP," 5 February 2008

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran tries to make up lost ground," Asia Times, 5 February 2008

Voice of America News, "Iran Dismisses US Concerns Regarding Tehran Space Program," 05 February 2008

Reuters, "S.Africa has doubts about new Iran sanctions," 5 February 2008

The Guardian Unlimited (UK), "Iran sees gasoline imports steady for next 12 months," 5 February 2008

MEI Conference "Iran on the Horizon" Panel II: Iran & The Gulf," Featuring: Sami Al-Faraj, Ibtisam Al-Kitbi, Wahid Hashim, Barbara Slavin, February 05, 2008

MEI Conference "Iran on the Horizon" Panel III: Iran & The Levant, Featuring: Fares Braizat, Murhaf Jouejati, Judith P. Harik, Trita Parsi, February 05, 2008

2008--6 February

Waleed Sadi, "Washington's NIE on Iran: a possible interpretation," Daily Star (Lebanon), 6 February 2008

Sandeep Dikshit, "Iran regrets India’s launch of Israeli satellite," The Hindu, 6 February 2008

Voice of America News, "Russia: Iranian Rocket Raises 'Suspicions' About Nuclear Program," 06 February 2008

Iran Watch, "Iran Watch Roundtable: An assessment of Europe's leadership in confronting the Iranian nuclear challenge," February 6, 2008

Mark Heinrich, "Iran testing advanced centrifuges at Natanz plant," Reuters, 6 February 2008

U.S. News & World Report, "Intelligence Chief Reshapes Iran NIE," 6 February 2008

Demetri Sevastopulo, "Top intelligence official revives Iran doubts," Financial Times, February 6, 2008

Heritage Foundation, "Morning Bell: Stop the Tehran Two Step," February 6, 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Stop fueling Iran," 6 February 2008

Hannah Allam, "Cut Middle East Internet cables remain a mystery," The Seattle Times, 6 February 2008

MEI Conference "Iran on the Horizon" Panel IV, Iran: What does the US do Now? Featuring: David Mack, Patrick Clawson, Hillary Man Leverett, Ray Takeyh, February 06, 2008

2008--7 February

New York Times, "Iran Vetoes Candidates," 7 February 2008

Barak Ravid, "Syria develops new missile with Iranian support," Ha'aretz, February 7, 2008

Arshad Mohammed, "US sees attacks by Iranian-backed groups up in Iraq," Reuters, 7 February 2008

Reuters, "Lebanon in confrontation with Syria,Iran -Hariri," 7 February 2008

David Albright and Jacqueline Shire, "Iran Installing More Advanced Centrifuges at Natanz Pilot Enrichment Plant: Factsheet on the P-2/IR-2 Centrifuge," The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), February 7, 2008

Matthew L. Wald, "U.S.-Backed Russian Institutes Help Iran Build Reactor," New York Times, February 7, 2008

2008--8 February

Voice of America News, "US Official: Iran Has No Need to Build More Nuclear Power Plants," 08 February 2008

James Rosen, "U.S. Official: Iran Operating Newer, More Advanced Nuclear Centrifuge," Fox News, February 08, 2008

David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, "Iran Is Reported to Test New Centrifuges to Make Atomic Fuel," New York Times, February 8, 2008

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, "Europe can limit Iran's nuclear ambitions," Financial Times, February 8 2008

Wall Street Journal, "Iranian Nuclear Rewrite," February 8, 2008

United Press International, "Iran test sure to spark nuclear debate," 8 February 2008

David Blair, "Iran bans thousands of election hopefuls," Telegraph, 8 February 2008

Praful Bidwai, "India shoots out of Iran's orbit," Asia Times, 8 February 2008

Defense Update, "Space Program Raises Concern About Iran's Ballistic Missile Thrust," 8 February 2008

John C. Dvorak, "Using the Internet as a weapon: Commentary: Internet interruption in the Middle East looks fishy," Market Watch, 8 February 2008

William Clark, "Petrodollar Warfare: Dollars, Euros and the Upcoming Iranian Oil Bourse," Energy Bulletin, 8 August 2005

Niusha Boghrati, "Iran's Oil Bourse: A Threat to the U.S. Economy?" Worldpress, April 11, 2006

Arshad Mohammed, "US 'deeply disturbed' by Iran nuclear reports," Reuters, February 8, 2008

US, Department of the Treasury, Deputy Secretary Kimmitt Remarks As Prepared For Delivery On The Challenge From Iran And The American Response
Before The Anti-Defamation League National Executive Committee Meeting, 6 Feburary 2008

2008--9 February

Kaveh L Afrasiabi, "Iran shakes pillars of nuclear accord," Asia Times, 9 February 2008

Vincent L. Guarisco, "Could Iran's New 'Oil Bourse' Spark a War with the US or Israel?" Media Monitors Network, February 9, 2008

MK Bhadrakumar, "US-Russia nuclear deal upstages Iran," Asia Times, 9 February 2008

Xinhua, "UN nuclear chief hails "good progress" with Iran," 9 February 2008

AFP, "Prominent US senator raps China over Iran trade," 9 February 2008

AFP, "Revolutionary Guards back conservatives for Iran poll," 9 February 2008

Thomas W. Lippman, "Nuclear Weapons and Saudi Strategy," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 9 February 2008

2008--10 February

Kim Murphy, "ElBaradei warns about extremist nuclear threat," Los Angeles Times, 10 February 2008

Xinhua, "Official: U.S., Iran to hold talks over Iraq next week," 10 February 2008

Reuters, "Iran's Ahmadinejad may visit Baghdad by late March," 10 February 2008

Times of India, "Turkey offers alternative to Iran pipeline," 10 February 2008

Anna Fifield, "Iran banks seek to sidestep US curbs," Financial Times, 10 February 2008

Xinhua, "Iran, Tajikistan vow to boost ties in all fields," 10 February 2008

Reuters, "Iran's Ahmadinejad may visit Baghdad by late March," 10 February 2008

2008--11 February

Trevor Royle, "Iran reacts to nuclear cold shoulder," Sunday Herald (Scotland), 11 February 2008

Richa Mishra, "Hinduja-OVL hopeful of deal with Iran on oil, gas fields soon," The Hindu Business Line, 11 February 2008

Scott Peterson, "Iran sees less threat in exiled MKO militants," Christian Science Monitor, 11 February 2008

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Ahmadinejad: Iran Won't Stop Enrichment," AFP, 11 February 2008

AFP, "Disagreements could delay Iran nuclear report: diplomats," 11 February 2008

Michael Slackman, "Many in Iran bear the US no ill will," International Herald Tribune, 11 February 2008

AFP, "Iranian president scorns West, domestic critics on nuclear drive," 11 February 2008

Greg Bruno, "Mixed Signals on an Atomic Iran," Council on Foreign Relations, 11 February 2008

Cyrus Safdari, "IAEA politics intrudes on Iran nuclear report," Iran Affairs, 11 February 2008

2008--12 February

Nazila Fathi, "Iran Celebrates Revolution, and Muzzles Reformers," New York Times, 12 February 2008

Reuters, "Olmert, Merkel hold talks on Gaza and Iran," 12 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Commission in Japan," 12 February 2008

Tehran Times, "‘Iran and Pakistan are natural partners’," 12 February 2008

Mark Heinrich, "Iran clarifies bomb-grade uranium traces to IAEA," Reuters, 12 February 2008

Voice of America News, "Olmert: Iran Building Nuclear Weapons," 12 February 2008

AFP, "Israel sure Iran seeking nuclear arms: Olmert," 12 February 2008

Guy Faulconbridge, "US, Iran to meet in days for Iraq security talks," Reuters, 12 February 2008

Mark Heinrich, "IAEA denies internal row over Iran, condemns 'hype'," Reuters, 12 February 2008

Foreign Policy Passport, "Meet Iran's new centrifuge," 12 February 2008

2008--13 February

The Economic Times (India), "Time running out for gas pipeline, warns Iran," 13 February 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iran reinstates 280 candidates barred from legislative poll," 13 February 2008

Daily Star (Lebanon), "Iranian business with UAE continues despite sanctions," 13 February 2008

BBC News, "Russia criticises Iran's defiance," 13 February 2008

Mark Heinrich, "Iran tests advanced centrifuges with gas: diplomats," Washington Post, February 13, 2008

AFP, "Iran has capacity to produce nuclear arms: US intelligence," 13 February 2008

Ninan Koshy, "India and Israel Eye Iran," Foreign Policy in Focus, February 13, 2008

2008--14 February

Telegraph, "Iran 'takes next step in nuclear programme'," 14 February 2008

Perihan Abou Zeid, "The illegitimacy of striking Iran," Al-Ahram Weekly (Egypt), 14 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "US shares new batch of intelligence on Iran with IAEA, say diplomats," 14 February 2008

Al-Bawaba (Jordan), "Iran to give fierce response to Israeli military action," 14 February 2008

Rostam Pourzal, "Nervously and Rapidly, Iran Courts Egypt," Foreign Policy in Focus, February 14, 2008

2008--15 February

David E. Sanger and Elaine Sciolino, "US to Produce Data on Iran’s Nuclear Program," New York Times, 15 February 2008

Sue Pleming, "US meets Iranian official to discuss "terror" funds," Reuters, 15 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran joins Syria in hunt for killers of militant," 15 February 2008

Alsumaria (Iraq), "Iran adjourns talk with US on Iraq security," 15 February 2008

Alexandra Zavis, "Iran puts off talks with U.S. on Iraq," Los Angeles Times, 15 February 2008

Sudarsan Raghavan, "In a First, Ahmadinejad To Visit Iraq Next Month," Washington Post, February 15, 2008

Deborah Haynes, "Surge general accuses Tehran of backing militias to weaken Iraq," The Times, February 15, 2008

Richard Beeston, "President Ahmadinejad’s rare visit will keep old enemy guessing," The Times, February 15, 2008

2008--16 February

The Associated Press, "Syria Denies Joint Iran Investigation," 16 February 2008

AFP, "Iran pleads case before anti-money laundering watchdog: US," 16 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iranian minister downplays secret meeting with US official in Paris on money laundering," 16 February 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Syria-Iran to probe killing," 16 February 2008

Washington Post, "Iran plays down Paris meeting it attended with USA," 16 February 2008

New York Times, "Finance Officials for U.S. and Iran Had Secret Talks," 16 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran should cut dependency on oil: Majlis speaker," 16 February 2008

Janine Zacharia, "Fallon Watches for an End to Iran's Aid to Militants," Bloomberg, 16 February 2008

Marwan Bishara, "Parlaying over Baghdad," Aljazeera, 16 February 2008

2008--17 February

Voice of America News, "Iran Reinstates 300 Additional Candidates for March Elections," 17 February 2008

Yoav Stern, Amos Harel, Yuval Azoulay, and Barak Ravid, "U.S. spy chief: Hezbollah may be behind Mughniyah killing," Ha'aretz, 17 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Presidential advisor: Halting Iran’s peaceful nuclear activities illegal," 17 February 2008

Yoav Stern, Amos Harel and Yuval Azoulay, "Lebanese daily: Syria, Iran foresee large clash with Israel," Ha'aretz, 17 February 2008

Tehran Times, "IDB to earmark €106m for Iran," 17 February 2008

Janine Zacharia, "Fallon Watches for an End to Iran's Aid to Militants," Bloomberg, 17 February 2008

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Powerful Council Opposes Iran President," The Associated Press, 17 February 2008

Mohammed Abbas, "Iran-backed groups using secret arms stores - US," Reuters, 17 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran's supreme leader: God will reprimand Iranians if they give up nuclear activity," 17 February 2008

2008--18 February

The Associated Press, "Iran Opens Its 1st Oil Products Bourse," 18 February 2008

AFP, "Iran says its space probe sending data to earth," 18 February 2008

Anne Gearan, "Analysis: Hopes for Better Iran Ties Lag," The Associated Press, 18 February 2008

AFP, "UAE PM holds talks in Iran to expand ties," 18 February 2008

Voice of America News, "Iranian Lawmakers Condemn Danish, Dutch Media for Reprinting Anti-Islam Cartoon," 18 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Crude climbs on Iranian call for lower output," 18 February 2008

Reuters, "Iran MPs want action on Dutch, Danes over cartoon," 18 February 2008

Hossein Aryan, "Iran: Vetting Exacts Heavy Toll On Reformist Candidates," Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 18 February 2008

Gordon Mitchell, "Iran NIE and Russian Diplomacy," Security Sweep, 18 February 2008

2008--19 February

Yoav Stern and Barak Ravid, "Barak: Iran, Syria could help avenge Mugniyah," Ha'aretz, 19 February 2008

CNN, "Gazprom signs oil, gas-production deal with Iran," 19 February 2008

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "Tehran Postpones Fourth Round of US-Iran Talks," FOXNews, 19 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Assassinated Hezbollah operative a legend in his home village in southern Lebanon," 19 February 2008

2008--20 February

Energy Business Review, "Gazprom and Iran to jointly develop South Pars gas blocks, 20 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran and Iraq agree on implementing Algiers Accord," 20 February 2008

Arab News (Saudi Arabia), "Mughniyeh’s Death a Harbinger for War," 20 February 2008

Tehran Times, "ElBaradei likely to release Iran report on Feb. 25," 20 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran, Russia sign MOU to synchronize power grids," 20 February 2008

Bruce Ramsey, "What would it take to launch a war with Iran?" Seattle Times, 20 February 2008

2008--21 February

Greg Walters and Ladane Nasseri, "Iran Says May Get 10 Percent of Global Gas Market in 20 Years," Bloomberg, 21 February 2008

Simon Webb and Amie Ferris-Rotman, "Russian energy ties with Iran send US a message," Guardian Unlimited, February 21, 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran, Russia to set up joint energy company," 21 February 2008

Daniel Schearf, "Iraq, Iran Agree to Restore Border Posts," Voice of America News, 21 February 2008

Yossi Melman, "Iranian official: Countdown to Israel's destruction has begun," Ha'aretz, February 21, 2008

AFP, "Ahmadinejad in new attack on 'savage animal' Israel," 21 February 2008

Cyrus Safdari, "IAEA Iran report: My predictions," Iran Affairs, 21 February 2008

Foreign Policy Association, Middle East Blog, "The US and Iran," 21 February 2008

2008--22 February

Ladane Nasseri and Ayesha Daya, "Iran Starts Oil, Petrochemicals Exchange in Tehran," Bloomberg, 22 February 2008

Bernd Kaussler, "How the EU could resolve the US-Iran crisis," Europe's World, 22 February 2008

Mark Heinrich, "Iran fails to answer weapons questions: IAEA," Reuters, 22 February 2008

George Jahn, "IAEA: Iran Disputes Atomic Arms Evidence," The Associated Press, 22 February 2008

Margaret Besheer, "IAEA: Iran More Forthcoming But Questions Remain," Voice of America News, 22 February 2008

David E. Sanger, "Agency Confronts Iran With Evidence on Weapons," New York Times, February 22, 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran says IAEA report provides more evidence vindicating its nuclear program," 22 February 2008

International Atomic Energy Agency, Report by the Director General, "Implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and relevant provisions of Security
Council resolutions 1737 (2006) and 1747 (2007) in the Islamic Republic of Iran," 22 February 2008

Brian Bennett, "Iran Raises the Heat in Afghanistan," Time, February 22, 2008

Voice of America, "Iranian Activist Parvin Ardalan Tells VOA Women in Iran Struggle to Obtain Their Rights," 22 February 2008

AFP, "IAEA report bolsters case for new Iran sanctions: US diplomats," February 22, 2008

Reuters, "Iran says new talks likely with U.S. soon on Iraq," 22 February 2008

Graham Allison, "Six Unanswered Questions on Iran's Nuclear Program," The Huffington Post, 22 February 2008

Power Line, "Iran Could Have Enough Uranium for a Bomb by Year’s End," 22 February 2008

2008--23 February

David Gollust, "Rice: Case for New Iran Sanctions if Strong," Voice of America News, 23 February 2008

BBC News, "US will back new Iran sanctions," 23 February 2008

Xinhua, "Iran says IAEA report shows nuclear program peaceful," 23 February 2008

Parisa Hafezi and Zahra Hosseinian, "Iran hails UN nuclear report as a victory," Malaysia Star, 23 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran ready to bolster cooperation with Kyrgyzstan," 23 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran, Iraq sign deal on revitalizing Algiers Accord," 23 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran exports to Japan hit $1.4b in Jan.," 23 February 2008

Ali Akbar Dareini, "Iran: No Justification for UN Sanctions," The Associated Press, February 23, 2008

2008--24 February

Washington Post, "Iran says work plan closed, U.S. intelligence fake," 24 February 2008

Rebecca Anna Stoil, "Report: Iranian nuke within months," The Jerusalem Post, 24 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Diplomat: IAEA report great success for Iran," 24 February 2008

Nathalie Thomas, "No respite over crude as Iran vows to support Opec oil cut," The Scotsman, 24 February 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran donates 4.5 million liters fuel in aid to Tajikistan," 24 February 2008

The Times of India, "Israel renews calls for Iran sanctions after IAEA report," 24 February 2008

2008--25 February

New York Times, "Iran Stepping Up Its Uranium Work," 25 February 2008

Reuters, "Oil rises above $99," 25 February 2008

The Times of India, "Iran officers take training at IML," 25 February 2008

Mehdi Khalaji, "The middle east: In charge in Iran," The Daily Times (Pakistan), 25 February 2008

Xinhua, "Iranian official warns new UN resolution against Iran would be wrong action," 25 February 2008

Reuters, "U.S. Treasury asking emirates to help pressure Iran," 25 February 2008

Vali Nasr and Ray Takeyh, "The Costs of Containing Iran," New York Times, 25 February 2008

2008--26 February

William Luers, Thomas R. Pickering and Jim Walsh, "A Solution for the US–Iran Nuclear Standoff," New York Review of Books, Volume 55, Number 4 · March 20, 2008. Posted 26 February 2008

Amb. Chas. W. Freeman, Jr., "American Interests, Policies, and Results in the Middle East," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 26 February 2008

The Tehran Times, "Iran blames foreign forces’ mismanagement for Iraqi civilian deaths," 26 February 2008

The Tehran Times, "Iran will start rebuilding Baghdad soon: Tehran mayor," 26 February 2008

Aamer Madhani, "Israeli official calls Iran 'dangerous ticking bomb'," Baltimore Sun, 26 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "Iran built recently launched research space rocket in a short period: report," 26 February 2008

2008--27 February

Xinhua, "Iran faces fresh pressure from UN Security Council," 27 February 2008

Ray Takeyh and Joseph Cirincione, "ElBaradei is quietly managing to disarm Iran," Financial Times, February 27 2008

Tehran Times, "Iran, Morocco ink 9 deals," 27 February 2008

The Jerusalem Post, "Top Iranian cleric slams Ahmadinejad," 27 February 2008

Alireza Jafarzadeh, "A Blow to Nuclear Bomb Making of Ayatollahs in Iran," Fox News, 27 February 2008

International Herald Tribune, "AP Interview: Iran's envoy to Brussels calls for 'new approach' to resolve nuclear standoff," 27 February 2008

AFP, "Israeli PM say Iran can be stopped from getting nuclear capacity," 27 February 2008

AFP, "Qatar PM in Iran to boost ties," 27 February 2008

Mark Heinrich, "Iran may face new IAEA governors action: U.S.," Reuters, 27 February 2008

Tova Cohen, "Olmert says still time to prevent Iranian bomb," Reuters, 27 February 2008

Bill Roggio, "Iran undermines Iraq's Awakening movement," The Long War Journal, February 27, 2008

Stephen Kinzer, "Iran is an opportunity, not a target," Nieman Watchdog, February 27, 2008

2008--28 February

Barak Ravid, "PM in Japan: Iran, N. Korea threaten Asia, too," Ha'aretz, 28 February 2008

The Moscow News, "Russia May Back New UN Iran Resolution," 28 February 2008

Xinhua, "FM: Energy co-op between CNOOC and Iran is pure commercial," 28 February 2008

Reuters, "FACTBOX-Ups and downs of Iraq-Iran relations," 28 February 2008

Paul Simao, "South Africa sees progress in Iran nuclear dispute," Reuters, 28 February 2008

Investor's Business Daily, "Iran's Power Trip," February 28, 2008

US, Department of the Treasury, "U.S. Treasury Department Statement on the FATF Public Statement on Iran," 28 February 2008

Alon Ben-Meir, "Defusing Tension With Iran While Promoting Regional Stability," The Huffington Post, 28 February 2008

Phyllis Bennis, "Iran in the Crosshairs," Foreign Policy in Focus, 28 February 2008

Rami G. Khouri, "US-Arab World: Finding Mutual Respect," Saudi-US Relations Information Service, 28 February 2008

2008--29 February

Xinhua, "U.S. envoy expects UN to vote on Iran sanctions Saturday," 29 February 2008

Jamey Keaten, "Iran Pressured to Fight Terror Financing," The Associated Press, 29 February 2008

Gulf Daily News (Bahrain), "Alert over Iran fiscal dealings," 29 February 2008

AFP, "Gulf states scrutinising Iran financial dealings: US," 29 February 2008


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