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Dissent, elections make Israel's next steps on Iran difficult to predict

Christian Science Monitor – May 4, 2012

Top Israeli political and military figures remain at odds over their opinions on 's regime and its nuclear program, making it difficult to guess what 's next steps will be. The prime minister's announcement this week that he is open to moving elections up by more than a year only increase the uncertainty. , all of whom have downplayed the threat that Iran poses to Israel and criticized Mr. Barak and/ "Olmert, Dagan, and Diskin are traveling the world and are weakening Israeli leaders' accomplishment of turning the Iranian issue into an ...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the Republican Party is now on track to get through Congress./ In the Senate, ...

 
  CNN - Two hours ago

Republican leaders vowed Wednesday to press forward with a rigorous debate over the merits of the deal/ Moving forward, Republicans say they want to pass new sanctions on Iran/ Congressional ...

 
  Tehran Times - Three hours ago

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced that he plans to visit Tehran in the near future. Ban made the announcement in a meeting with Iran’s parliament speaker on Monday on the ...

 
  Tehran Times - Three hours ago

Three House Democrats from New York and a House Democrat from Florida who is running for a Senate seat endorsed President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran on Monday, lending fresh momentum to the ...

 
  Fox News - Three hours ago

Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up Like a theater company trying to pump up a third-rate script, the press has been overheating the drama over Senate Democrats proclaiming ...

 
  Washington Post - Three hours ago

- After a town hall at New England College, Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) separated himself from the Republicans who are promising to tear up the nuclear deal with Iran -- and the smaller number who ...

 
  Tehran Times - Three hours ago

TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that terrorism and extremism are not restricted to the Middle East region and can be dangerous to all countries. During a meeting with ...

 
  Huffington Post - Three hours ago

"We have immense power to shape a safer and a more humane world."/ WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday laid out the Obama administration's case for its recently concluded ...

 
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More than 13 million children are being denied an education by Middle East conflicts, the UN said Thursday, warning "the hopes of a generation" would be dashed if they cannot return to classrooms ...

 
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US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on May 7, 2015 (AFP Photo/Andrew Harnik)/ Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama will ...

 
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  Radio Free Europe – Sept 1, 2015
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  CNN – Sept 1, 2015
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  Press TV – Aug 30, 2015
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  Fox News – Aug 30, 2015
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  VOA News – Aug 30, 2015
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  Nasdaq – Aug 28, 2015
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  Reuters – Aug 27, 2015
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing the Obama administration's campaign for public and congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal to Philadelphia. In a speech at the National Constitution Center, U.S. officials say Kerry will make the case that the agreement is the ...

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KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's public prosecutor says his office has referred 26 people to court on allegations that include illegal weapons possession, committing acts harmful to the country's unity, and having "furtive contacts" with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. The official ...

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U.S. President Barack Obama said he's hurt and angered by people who say supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are "anti-Semitic." In response to a question from Forward, a Jewish newspaper, Obama said "of course" he's bothered by such accusations. "There's not a smidgeon of evidence for it, other ...

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Here's more good news for gas prices: Iran is planning a big return to world oil markets. Iran has been shut out of Western oil markets for years due to sanctions, but those restrictions will be lifted if/ Tehran is wasting no time in planning its comeback, and is aiming to ramp up production ...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the Republican Party is now on track to get through Congress./ In the Senate, Democratic supporters now claim a decisive 34 votes in favor, after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland ...

  Fox News - Sept 1, 2015

Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war./ The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the U.S. is still the "Great Satan," regardless of the nuclear deal struck with Americans and world powers over ...

  Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation into last month's deadly bombing in Bangkok gathered steam. National police spokesman ...

  Al-Arabiya - 16 hours ago

Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Abdulaziz al-Sheikh (Courtesy SPA)/ Saudi Arabia's top cleric hit out at Iranian film "Muhammad" on Wednesday describing its portrayal of the prophet's childhood as a "hostile act" and a "distortion" of Islam. Iran's most expensive movie, which opened nationwide in the ...

  Huffington Post - Sept 1, 2015

Sens. Chris Coons and Bob Casey announced their support for the deal Tuesday./ WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) came out in favor of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, calling his decision a "very hard choice" and putting the Obama administration within one vote of a victory./ Coons is the ...

  Tehran Times - 17 hours ago

Construction of an oil refinery with an estimated cost of €3 billion started in Iran’s western province of Kermanshah on Tuesday. The Anahita Refinery is projected to produce 25 million liters of oil products, meeting euro-5 standards, per day. The refinery will have a daily capacity of 150,000 ...

  Fox News - 17 hours ago

Days after Secretary of State John Kerry pleaded for the release of a U.S. Marine who has been imprisoned in Iran for four years, the Islamic Republic's top judge told him not to waste his breath. Kerry, who negotiated on behalf of the U.S. in the controversial, recent nuclear talks, issued the ...

  Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — More than a dozen hard-line Iranian students have unveiled an anti-American plaque at the gate of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran. The plaque unveiled Wednesday by the Basij paramilitary forces carries a list of condemnations of America uttered by the Islamic republic's ...

  USA Today - 21 hours ago

Amir Hekmati, left, of Flint is a prisoner in Iran, accused of being a spy. Iran native Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi visited him in Tehran./ DETROIT — A Muslim leader in Dearborn Heights said the U.S. Marine veteran from Flint held captive in Iran for four years, suggesting that he could be released ...

  Washington Post - 11 hours ago

shy of Iran deal, talk of Sweden to NATO/ The CIA and Joint Special Operations Command have launched a secret drone campaign against terrorists in Syria, separate and distinct from the U.S. military-led offensive underway there, The Washington Post . The campaign represents an expansion of the ...

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is bringing the Obama administration's campaign for public and congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal to Philadelphia. In a speech at the National Constitution Center, U.S. officials say Kerry will make the case that the agreement is the ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

Inadequate national targets for curbing climate-altering greenhouse gases meant emissions would be "far above" the level required to stave off disastrous global warming, analysts warned Wednesday./ Instead of the UN-targeted ceiling of two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of average ...

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STOCKHOLM, Sep 2 (Reuters) - Sweden may have one of Europe's most generous immigration regimes but there is flip side - one of the poorest records among wealthy industrialized nations of integrating newcomers, especially thousands of refugees, into its labor force. That failure to provide jobs, ...

  Tehran Times - Sept 1, 2015

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of National Day in Vietnam, Tehran Times conducted an exclusive interview with Hanoi’s ambassador to Tehran. Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thach said his country looks to the future and avoids being “prisoner of the past”. Vietnam’s top diplomat in Iran also said his ...

  Huffington Post - Sept 1, 2015

Mitch McConnell admitted he hasn't got the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, so Republicans will have to settle for defunding ACORN again. President Obama needs just one more Democrat to save his Iran deal, and everyone's wondering if Joe Manchin will support the deal or nail it to a tree and ...

  USA Today - Sept 1, 2015

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette talks to the Detroit Free Press editorial board at the newspaper on Oct. 8, 2014./ WASHINGTON — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday issued a letter to governors across the nation asking them , as the Obama administration seeks to lift ...

  Huffington Post - Sept 1, 2015

"It is difficult to find many bright spots in the lives of Persian women. ... Their liberty of movement, of action, and of speech is curtailed. ... In the prevailing social condition ... they could not do anything unless [they were] helped by men. ... But some of the women maintain, and I agree ...

  Tehran Times - Sept 1, 2015

- President Hassan Rouhani’s top aide Hossein Fereydoun and Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi have separately visited vocalist Mohammadreza Shajarian at Tehran’s Kasra Hospital, Persian media reported. Fereydoun, who is also Rouhani’s brother, was at the hospital on Monday to convey ...

  NPR - 16 hours ago

//www.npr.org/player/embed/436647276/436820871" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">/ Sen. Bob Corker (center, standing) speaks with fellow Republican senators before a hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement. Corker opposes the deal, but was among the architects of rules that ...

  Yahoo! News - 15 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory over ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel when Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski became the 34th vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal. ./ Mikulski's backing gives supporters the ...