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Iran, Israel and the nuclear diversion

LA Times – March 18, 2012

clad supporters of reformist candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, the chief contender who ran against hard-line Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, are shown chanting slogans in a 2009 rally in Tehran./ apparent effort to obtain nuclear weapons capability is not entirely about nuclear arms, nor even about regional security. The dispute is, at heart, about power, and preserving it. It's about the governments of two religiously defined nations using nuclear brinkmanship to distract from the legitimate grievances and explosive restiveness of ...

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MUNICH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until ...

  Yahoo! News - Six minutes ago

Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a ...

  Yahoo! News - 37 minutes ago

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gives an exclusive interview to AFP in the capital Damascus on February 11, 2016 (AFP Photo/Joseph Eid)/ Damascus (AFP) - In the following AFP interview with ...

  Yahoo! News - 37 minutes ago

MUNICH (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says the nuclear deal with world powers offers a chance to demolish a "wall of mistrust" between Iran and the United States, but it's not a task for Tehran ...

  Tehran Times - 39 minutes ago

TEHRAN – Iranian cultural attaché’s office in Madrid in collaboration with the Casa Asia Centre in Madrid is holding a festival of Iranian films at Cine Doré – Filmoteca. The festival has been ...

  Tehran Times - 39 minutes ago

TEHRAN– Russia is set to increase its customs cooperation with Iran and sign pertinent documents of collaboration in near future, said Andrey Belyaninov Head of the Federal Customs Service of ...

  Press TV - One hour ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers a speech at Munich Security Conference, February 12, 2016./ Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a “zero-sum perspective” on ...

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Major and regional powers have pledged to help speed aid deliveries to besieged towns in Syria, but it is a very difficult and complicated process, the chairman of the working group said after its ...

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Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome years of strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Friday. Speaking at the ...

  Turkish Weekly - One hour ago

Iran has accepted a recent decision by the International Court of Arbitration over discounted Iranian gas being sold to Turkey and will meet the decision by giving Turkey more gas or through cash ...

  Yahoo! News – Feb 11, 2016
  • Khomeini grandson loses appeal to stand in Iranian election - Reuters
  • Prominent reformists back in Iran election - Gulf News
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 10, 2016
  • Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defence system - Reuters
  • Russia's S-300 missile system ready to be delivered to Iran - Trend
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  Trend – Feb 9, 2016
  • Iran needs $200bn oil investments - Press TV
  • Iran needs $200b to develop oil industry: Zanganeh - Tehran Times
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  Press TV – Feb 8, 2016
  • Tsipras and Rouhani hold talks - Tehran Times
  • Iran ready to expand cooperation with EU, Greece: President Rouhani - Payvand
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  Reuters – Feb 5, 2016
  • Iran wants India to pay oil dues in euros - India Times
  • Iran wants euro payment for new and outstanding oil sales: source - Tehran Times
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Tehran, EU to resume high-level talks on Monday - Tehran Times
  • EU foreign affairs chief to visit Iran - Xinhua
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Iranian commander mocks Saudi offer to intervene in Syria - CNN
  • Iran mocks Saudi offer to send ground troops to Syria - Reuters
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 5, 2016
  • Canada lifts Iran sanctions - Al-Arabiya
  • UPDATE 1-Canada says lifting some sanctions against Iran - Reuters
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  Nasdaq – Feb 4, 2016
  • Japan Set to Resume Business With Iran - Wall Street Journal
  • Japan signs investment pact with Iran to boost economic ties - Tehran Times
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  Newsweek – Feb 4, 2016
  • Iran says good commercial relations with Britain can resume - Yahoo! News
  • Iran urges US to tell EU banks trade Ok - Press TV
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President Hassan Rouhani urged Iran's faction-ridden elite on Thursday to seek consensus after a hardline watchdog body disqualified thousands of moderate candidates from two elections this month, state television said./ Rouhani, a popular pragmatist now reestablishing ties abroad after last ...

  Trend - Feb 11, 2016

The US Republicans asked Iran to delay the recent prisoner exchange until the upcoming presidential elections in the US, an Iranian official has claimed. “The current American administration’s Republican rivals, who claim to advocate human rights, sent a message to Iranian officials, asking to ...

  Reuters - Feb 11, 2016

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves as he delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, in Tehran's Azadi (liberty) Square February 11, 2016./ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani waves as he arrives to attend a ceremony marking the 37th anniversary ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 11, 2016

MUNICH (AP) — Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, U.S. officials say, but Washington believes Moscow is giving itself and the Syrian government three weeks to try to crush moderate rebel groups./ The United States has countered with demands for the fighting to stop immediately, the ...

  Yahoo! News - One hour ago

Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome years of strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Friday. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference hours after his Saudi counterpart addressed the event, Zarif had a simple ...

  Reuters - 21 hours ago

flagged Iranian crude oil supertanker ''Delvar'' is seen anchored off Singapore March 1, 2012./ OPEC producer Iran has cut its Heavy crude price for export to the Mediterranean by a larger extent compared with top exporter Saudi Arabia as Tehran seeks to attract more buyers after sanctions were ...

  Huffington Post - 20 hours ago

As the world applauds the release of prisoners by Iran, political dissidents within the country continue to suffer unjust persecution, repression and death. The truth surrounding their charges, arrests and the breadth of their continued struggle continues to be lost in the mainstream narrative ...

  CNN - Feb 11, 2016

"I was amazed by the golden color of the ceiling and the unique paintings all around," says Ganji. "I put my camera on the floor and tilted it upwards using a wide lens to capture this photo."/ With international sanctions on their way out, the world is running out of excuses not to visit Iran./ ...

  Yahoo! News - Ten hours ago

Kuwait's defence minister Sheikh Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah did not specify the number of planes involved in the deal but the Eurofighter consortium said in September that Kuwait had agreed to buy 28 fighter jets (AFP Photo/Adrian Dennis)/ Kuwait City (AFP) - Kuwait and Italy will finalise a ...

  Gulf News - 13 hours ago

Iranian women wait in line outside a polling station during the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, in this June 12, 2009 file photo. To match Insight story IRAN-ELECTION/WOMEN-YOUTH REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah/Files/ Ankara: Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the ...

  Trend - Four hours ago

The possibility of a coordinated production cut between OPEC and non-OPEC members is extremely low, Emma Richards, an oil and gas analyst with BMI Research, which is a part of Fitch Group, believes. “OPEC's current policy is to allow the lower price to clear the market of the higher cost barrels ...

  Press TV - 20 hours ago

Chief Executive of Suez Environment, Jean-Louis Chaussade (R), Iranian Energy Vice-Minister, Alireza Daemi (L), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Rear L) and French President Francois Hollande attend a bilateral political, cultural and economic agreements signing ceremony at the Elysee Palace in ...

  Yahoo! News - Five hours ago

Frosty relations between North Korea and China may be warming despite a ramping up of nuclear and missile testing, according to Pyongyang watcher Andrei Lankov./ Andrei Lankov is a Russian-born specialist and writer on North Korea who lives and teaches in Seoul. He was at Harvard University this ...

  Yahoo! News - 23 hours ago

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, which is leading air strikes against rebels in neighboring Yemen, has warned the United Nations and international aid groups to protect staff by removing them from areas held by Yemen's Houthi rebels, a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday said./ It was not ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 11, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official says the U.S. does not know the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel under the landmark nuclear agreement. Testifying Thursday, Ambassador Stephen Mull tells the House Foreign Affairs Committee the ...

  Huffington Post - Feb 11, 2016

that the kingdom is "willing" and "prepared" to send its troops to Syria. While they have said their goal of putting boots on the ground in Syria would be to "fight IS," the timing of the kingdom's announcement raises questions about its motives. The military landscape in Syria is sharply ...

  Trend - Feb 11, 2016

Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was said to denote the opening of Iran’s market to the world and ease trade. The deal ended years-long sanctions on Iran and businessmen and well as customers were hoping to gain easier access to ...

  Yahoo! News - Six hours ago

Five years after Sunni-ruled Bahrain crushed a popular uprising by the Shiite majority, the kingdom is locked in a political impasse exacerbated by an economic crisis, analysts say./ They see an urgent need for a compromise between the rulers and the opposition, after the Arab Spring touched the ...

  Newsweek - Feb 11, 2016

A boy holds a placard with pictures of, left to right, President Hassan Rouhani, the late founder of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in front of a model of Simorgh satellite-carrier rocket, in Tehran, February 11. Iran expects ...

  Yahoo! News - 15 hours ago

Three people have died in Venezuela from complications linked to Zika, President Nicolas Maduro said -- the first fatalities reported in the country in connection with the mosquito-borne virus./ Speaking on national television, Maduro said there were 319 confirmed cases of the virus in the South ...

  Yahoo! News - 15 hours ago

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):/ The Democratic presidential debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has concluded. Hillary Clinton is portraying herself as a competitive general-election candidate with broad national appeal in her closing ...

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