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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 ...

  Press TV - 43 minutes ago

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani addresses a meeting between Iranian officials, ambassadors from Muslim states and Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in Tehran on May 5, ...

 
  Huffington Post - Five hours ago

Iran's conservative parliament just had a significant makeover -- and it's one worth taking note of. It all started back in 2013 with the election of President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate ...

 
  Press TV - Five hours ago

An Iranian woman receives a ballot to cast her vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on ...

 
  Fox News - Nine hours ago

Iranian officials turned to the United Nations Thursday to accuse the U.S. Supreme Court of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to ...

 
  Press TV - Nine hours ago

File photo shows delegates from member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) attending NAM's summit in Tehran, Iran./ The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has denounced the US Supreme Court’s recent ...

 
  Payvand - Ten hours ago

Iran has stopped importing U.S.-made cars because of a speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticizing them, news agencies report. Iranian-made automobiles have received low marks on ...

 
  Iran Focus - 11 hours ago

Iran is set to fully blind a man with acid under brutal retributive eye-for-an-eye laws. Mojtaba Saheli, 31, who was charged with blinding a man in 2009, was blinded in his left eye last year. The ...

 
  Iran Focus - 12 hours ago

London, 5 May – Twelve Iranian banks have gone bankrupt. The claim comes from the state-affiliated ILNA news agency that quoted a government economist on 1 May as saying “right now, 12 banks are ...

 
  Examiner - 13 hours ago

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) removed previously imposed on the Islamic Republic over its illegal nuclear program; the one exception made, at Teheran's request, was for commercial ...

 
  VOA News - 15 hours ago

In this picture taken on April 7, 2015, and released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, is seen in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has threatened to close the waterway to ...

 
  Reuters – 22 hours ago
  • Iran Ready for Action With OPEC Once It Restores Earlier Output - Bloomberg
  • Iran says oil exports near pre-sanctions level - UPI
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  Fox News – May 5, 2016
  • Iran Bans American Cars After Critical Speech By Khamenei - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran bans imports of American cars - Press TV
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  Xinhua – May 4, 2016
  • Tehran, Seoul promoting banking relation - Tehran Times
  • South Korea offers Iran $25bn in loans - Payvand
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  Reuters – May 4, 2016
  • OMV, Iran sign new MoU - Trend
  • Iranian, German companies ink MoUs on gas, oil - Press TV
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  Xinhua – May 4, 2016
  • Learn from mistakes or face the music: Top IRGC commander to US - Press TV
  • Iran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz - Trend
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  Radio Free Europe – May 2, 2016
  • Tehran, Seoul set to hike trade to $18 billion/Iran, S. Korea sign 19 ... - Tehran Times
  • S. Korean president arrives in Iran for talks on ties - Xinhua
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  NPR – May 1, 2016
  • Spotlight: Power lineup in new Iranian parliament to favor moderates - Xinhua
  • Iran Moderates Fail to Win Majority - Wall Street Journal
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  Reuters – Apr 30, 2016
  • OPEC Oil Output Surges as Iran Looks to Regain Market Share - Bloomberg
  • Europe refiners step up Iran oil imports - Press TV
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  Radio Free Europe – Apr 30, 2016
  • Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election: Iranian media - Reuters
  • Reformists gain in Iran's run-off parliamentary election: media - Xinhua
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  Al-Arabiya – Apr 26, 2016
  • Iran Jails Four Pro-Reform Reporters - Wall Street Journal
  • Iran Jails Four Journalists On Security Charges - Radio Free Europe
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A worker receives money from a client at a petrol station in Tehran, Iran, January 25, 2016./ Iran's new oil industry investment contract for international oil firms will be ready by July, a senior Oil Ministry official was quoted as saying on Thursday by Iranian state TV. "The new contracts ...

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In this picture taken on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, cars drive past a painting of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini at Bahonar street in northern Tehran, Iran. Chevrolet, the U.S. car brand once advertised as the “Heartbeat of America,” won’t be rolling new models through the ...

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TEHRAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye offered 25 billion U.S. dollars aid for infrastructure investment in Iran, Petro Energy Information Network (SHANA) reported on Wednesday. According to its 6th Development Plan, Iran wants to invest 185 billion U.S. dollars in its ...

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May 4 Austria's OMV signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) on Wednesday as it looks to revive its activities in Iran. OMV Chief Executive Rainer Seele, who took the helm at Austria's biggest company last July, has singled out Iran, Russia and the ...

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TEHRAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that it will close the strategic Straight of Hormuz to the vessels which might pose threats to the Islamic republic, IRGC website reported on Wednesday. "If we are threatened by any vessel or ship (in the Persian ...

  Payvand - Ten hours ago

Iran has stopped importing U.S.-made cars because of a speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticizing them, news agencies report. Iranian-made automobiles have received low marks on quality and safety Although U.S. car manufacturers have been barred from selling cars directly to ...

  Trend - May 5, 2016

Iran's Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution has discussed recent remarks made by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on learning foreign languages, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. Rouhani said that the issue of the number of languages that should be taught at schools depends on ...

  Wall Street Journal - 15 hours ago

BP seeks to transfer technology after lifting of sanctions, according to Iranian official/ LONDON—British oil giant BP will open an office in Iran this summer, according to Rokneddin Javadi, chairman of the National Iranian Oil Company. Quoted on the state-owned oil news service Shana, Mr. ...

  VOA News - 15 hours ago

In this picture taken on April 7, 2015, and released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, is seen in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has threatened to close the waterway to U.S. and allied vessels./ U.S. Defense Department spokesman Colonel Steven Warren says U.S. warships ...

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In this picture taken on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, cars drive past a painting of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini at Bahonar street in northern Tehran, Iran. Chevrolet, the U.S. car brand once advertised as the “Heartbeat of America,” won’t be rolling new models through the ...

  Iran Focus - 11 hours ago

Iran is set to fully blind a man with acid under brutal retributive eye-for-an-eye laws. Mojtaba Saheli, 31, who was charged with blinding a man in 2009, was blinded in his left eye last year. The punishment falls under the qisas category of crimes, which permits the victim or their family the ...

  UPI - 17 hours ago

Iranian oil exports may have reached a level on par with the average volume from before nuclear-related sanctions were enacted, a minister said Thursday. Iran opened a domestic oil and gas exhibition in Tehran, bringing in domestic and international companies to review the opportunities. Iran ...

  Iran Focus - 12 hours ago

London, 5 May – Twelve Iranian banks have gone bankrupt. The claim comes from the state-affiliated ILNA news agency that quoted a government economist on 1 May as saying “right now, 12 banks are officially bankrupt, but nothing is publicly announced” ( Hossein Raghfar, economist and member of ...

  Bloomberg - 22 hours ago

Iran said it’s ready for joint action with members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries once it regains the market share it had before sanctions were imposed. Joining OPEC members in adopting a quota policy could happen in one to two months, after Iran reaches pre-sanctions ...

  Fox News - May 5, 2016

In this picture taken on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, cars drive past a painting of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini at Bahonar street in northern Tehran, Iran. Chevrolet, the U.S. car brand once advertised as the “Heartbeat of America,” won’t be rolling new models through the ...

  Radio Free Europe - May 4, 2016

Iran has stopped importing U.S.-made cars because of a speech by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticizing them, news agencies reported on May 4. Although U.S. car manufacturers have been barred from selling cars directly to Iran for decades, Tehran previously had allowed 24 models ...

  Press TV - Nine hours ago

File photo shows delegates from member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) attending NAM's summit in Tehran, Iran./ The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has denounced the US Supreme Court’s recent ruling that allows for the seizure of frozen Iranian assets, describing the measure as violation of ...

  Fox News - Nine hours ago

Iranian officials turned to the United Nations Thursday to accuse the U.S. Supreme Court of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country. In an attempt to punish and isolate the United States, ...

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A worker receives money from a client at a petrol station in Tehran, Iran, January 25, 2016./ Iran's new oil industry investment contract for international oil firms will be ready by July, a senior Oil Ministry official was quoted as saying on Thursday by Iranian state TV. "The new contracts ...

  Huffington Post - Five hours ago

Iran's conservative parliament just had a significant makeover -- and it's one worth taking note of. It all started back in 2013 with the election of President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate politician who eased relations with the West through careful negotiations and ended a decade of tension and ...

  Examiner - 13 hours ago

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) removed previously imposed on the Islamic Republic over its illegal nuclear program; the one exception made, at Teheran's request, was for commercial went to Tehran to negotiate with Iranian airlines their offer of three new aircraft; 737,787, and ...

  Payvand - May 4, 2016

court convicted three journalists and a family member of another journalist on April 25, 2016 on vague national security charges. The four, along with a fifth journalist, have been detained since November, 2015. The authorities should quash their convictions and release them. The revolutionary ...

  Tehran Times - May 4, 2016

Speaking at a cultural event on Mon. in Tehran, celebrating Iran and South Korea’s deep historical ties, Korean President Park vowed to increase efforts for more cultural exchanges with Iran. On May 2, Tehran Milad Tower International Convention Center was host to a great cultural event, ...

  Press TV - Five hours ago

An Iranian woman receives a ballot to cast her vote in the second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in the town of Robat Karim, some 40 kms southwest of the capital Tehran, on April 29, 2016. (AFP)/ On April 29, Iranians went to the polls in the second of parliamentary ...

  Reuters - 22 hours ago

A worker receives money from a client at a petrol station in Tehran, Iran, January 25, 2016./ Iran's new oil industry investment contract for international oil firms will be ready by July, a senior Oil Ministry official was quoted as saying on Thursday by Iranian state TV. "The new contracts ...

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