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Iranian threat: Public prefers sanctions over bombs

Washington Post – March 15, 2012

President Obama’s Iran policy is widely popular, according to a new , but few give him good ratings on dealing with Iran amid equally wide concern that the nation intends to develop nuclear weapons. The issue has election year implications on both foreign and domestic policy fronts, with more than eight in 10 Americans believing that Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons. Back at home, rising gas prices are proving a drag on Obama’s approval rating on the economy, and providing a potent political weapon for potential Republican ...

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  Reuters - One hour ago

Global mining and commodity trading firm Glencore met with Iranian officials in Tehran to discuss possible business deals should economic sanctions be lifted, industry sources said on Thursday. ...

 
  Reuters - One hour ago

Global mining and commodity trading firm Glencore has been holding talks with Iran's officials about possible business deals should economic sanctions be lifted, a company spokesman said on ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's office asked the US ambassador to come in Thursday to discuss new allegations of NSA spying, which threaten to drive a new wedge through transatlantic ties./ In ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

Civilians struggling to survive street battles and Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's southern port city of Aden are also facing shrinking supplies of food and fuel, a senior official from the ...

 
  Press TV - Two hours ago

Representatives from Iran and the US meet at a hotel in Vienna, July 01, 2015. (© AFP)/ Press TV has conducted an interview with Sharmine Narwani, a senior associate at Oxford University, to ...

 
  Huffington Post - Two hours ago

- The Senate’s two leading Iran hawks are pushing for legislation that would extend sanctions against Iran for 10 years, despite repeated pleadings from the White House to hold off on additional ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Three hours ago

The UN cultural agency on Thursday placed two ancient cities in conflict-torn Yemen, Sana'a and Shibam, on its list of endangered World Heritage sites./ UNESCO said Sana'a, known for its many ...

 
  Financial Times - Three hours ago

By Najmeh Bozorgmehr in Tehran, David Sheppard and Neil Hume in London/ Senior executives from Glencore have met with Iranian officials in Tehran ahead of a possible deal on its nuclear programme, ...

 
  Bloomberg - Three hours ago

Advocating for an Iran truce is a loose coalition of peace groups, think tanks, and former high-ranking U.S. diplomats bound together by millions of dollars./ Cutting a nuclear deal with Iranian ...

 
  UPI - Four hours ago

Pyongyang is specifically seeking "equipment," including farming tools, in order to curb the drought’s harmful effects on North Korea’s food supply./ Pyongyang reached out to Iran for support in ...

 
  Reuters – Four hours ago
  • Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran - Yahoo! News
  • Kerry consults US partners before further talks with Iran - Washington Post
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  Reuters – 11 hours ago
  • Iran Complying With Interim Nuclear Deal, UN Watchdog Says - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran meets key obligation to cut enriched uranium stockpile - San Francisco Chronicle
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  Yahoo! News – 20 hours ago
  • University adds steps to comply with US Iran sanctions but says Iranian ... - Fox News
  • University takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctions - Washington Post
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  Fox News – 20 hours ago
  • Russia-US ties alive and well at Iran nuclear talks - Washington Post
  • Russia-US ties alive and well at Iran nuclear talks - Yahoo! News
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  Yahoo! News – July 1, 2015
  • Iran nuke talks deadline extended to July 7 - USA Today
  • Deadline Day For Iran Nuclear Talks - Bloomberg
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  CBS News – June 29, 2015
  • For world, limited options if Iran talks fall apart - Washington Post
  • For world, limited options if Iran talks fall apart - Yahoo! News
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  Yahoo! News – June 29, 2015
  • Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home - Washington Post
  • Western officials suggest Iran tries to wiggle out of nuclear pledges - Reuters
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  Reuters – June 26, 2015
  • Venezuela signs $500m credit line deal with Iran - Daily Times
  • Iran gives Venezuela $500 million credit line - Press TV
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  Yahoo! News – June 27, 2015
  • Iran denounces terror attacks in France, Kuwait, Tunisia - Tehran Times
  • Two Iranians die in Kuwait Shia mosque terror attack: Tehran - Press TV
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  VOA News – June 27, 2015
  • Disputes linger as Iran, powers push for nuclear deal - Reuters
  • Diplomats: Iran considers shipping, selling enriched uranium - Yahoo! News
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (centre L) meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria July 1, 2015./ German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wait for the start of a bilateral meeting in Palais ...

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International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano addresses a news conference after a board of governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria, June 8, 2015./ Iran's stockpile of low-enriched uranium gas dropped below the maximum level required under a 2013 ...

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AMHERST, Massachusetts (AP) — A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst said last winter it would ban Iranian citizens from certain graduate ...

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In this June 30, 2015, photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a hotel in Vienna, Austria. Russia-U.S. relations are at a post-Cold War low just about everywhere, except at the Iran nuclear talks. Despite a chill over the Ukraine crisis that ...

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High-stakes nuclear talks went into extra time Wednesday after Iran and world powers missed yet another midnight deadline to strike a ground-breaking deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme./ Top diplomats have now given themselves until July 7 to reach the deal aimed at putting a nuclear bomb ...

  Reuters - 16 hours ago

The global nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday its boss would fly to Tehran to discuss one of the biggest sticking points that need to be resolved so that Iran and world powers can reach a breakthrough final nuclear deal by a new deadline of next week. Iran and six world powers gave themselves an ...

  Washington Post - 18 hours ago

BOSTON — The state’s flagship public university confirmed that it won’t ban Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs as it initially said it would do this year but instead will unroll several new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The University of Massachusetts at ...

  Washington Post - July 1, 2015

In this June 30, 2015, photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a hotel in Vienna, Austria. Russia-U.S. relations are at a post-Cold War low just about everywhere, except at the Iran nuclear talks. Despite a chill over the Ukraine crisis that ...

  Tehran Times - 18 hours ago

Tehran exhibit to spotlight Iran’s airliner downed by U.S. TEHRAN - Iran’s Cartoon House in collaboration with the Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality will host a cartoon exhibition on the Iran Air Flight 655 shot down by the U.S.S. Vincennes over the Persian Gulf on July 3, ...

  Washington Post - Five hours ago

level negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program entered their sixth day Thursday after diplomats blew through a June 30 deadline and extended an interim accord by a week. As the U.N. nuclear agency chief met senior Iranian officials in Tehran, foreign ministers continued discussions in Vienna ...

  Reuters - Four hours ago

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (centre L) meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria July 1, 2015./ German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wait for the start of a bilateral meeting in Palais ...

  Reuters - July 1, 2015

Iran and the six major powers still have issues to resolve as they work towards a final nuclear agreement, but the atmosphere among all sides during the talks is positive, a senior Iranian nuclear negotiator said on Wednesday. "There are still some issues that we have not been able to resolve, ...

  Yahoo! News - Eight hours ago

The Iran nuclear talks are not at a breakthrough moment yet, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told reporters on Thursday. "The work goes on. You are going to see ministers coming and going to maintain the momentum of these discussions. I don't think we're at any kind of breakthrough ...

  Washington Post - Eight hours ago

In the Western imagination, Iran has long been a kind of bogeyman. It's the land of and headscarves. It was part of the Axis of Evil ( , an American ally. Its mullahs, say Iran's critics, plot terror and continental hegemony. Supporters of the ongoing talks in Vienna, where Iranian diplomats and ...

  Gulf News - July 1, 2015

Iran hopes to secure $100 billion of fresh investment in its oil and gas sector once international sanctions are lifted and has finalised details of new and more lucrative contracts for multinational energy companies. Mehdi Hosseini, an adviser to Iran’s oil ministry and the man tasked with ...

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (centre L) meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) at a hotel in Vienna, Austria July 1, 2015./ German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wait for the start of a bilateral meeting in Palais ...

  Yahoo! News - Eight hours ago

The final number of Britons confirmed killed by an Islamist gunman in Tunisia a week ago is 30 and all victims have been identified, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday. "We now have all 30 British victims positively identified and we can say with a high degree of ...

  Reuters - Eight hours ago

In Iranian media, Saudi king morphs into Iraq's Saddam * Tehran presents itself as peacemaker in Yemen conflict * Riyadh says intervention backs legitimate rule in Yemen DUBAI, July 2 (Reuters) - Cut off from Yemen and its allies there by a Saudi-led military campaign, Iran has intensified a ...

  Washington Post - July 1, 2015

CONCORD, NH – MARCH 14: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks during a grass-roots training and rally event at Concord High School March 14 in Concord, N.H. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)/ While it was a source of concern early on, the strongest part of message may be foreign policy ...

  Bloomberg - July 1, 2015

Two months ago, General Mark Welsh, the U.S. Air Force chief of staff, revealed that the 509th Bomb Wing’s B-2 bombers were now equipped to carry new 15-ton bunker-buster bombs developed with an eye on Iran’s nuclear facilities. in Vienna to curb Iran’s nuclear program fail, however, even an ...

  Bloomberg - July 1, 2015

The U.S. and its European allies have secured a way to snap back United Nations sanctions on Iran if it violates an accord curbing its nuclear program, according to diplomats from three countries negotiating with the Islamic Republic. The UN Security Council will need to periodically approve a ...

  Washington Post - 20 hours ago

AMHERST, Mass. — A Massachusetts university says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst said last winter it would ban Iranian citizens from certain graduate programs in science ...

  Tehran Times - 19 hours ago

- Iraqi Cultural Attaché to Tehran Mozaffar al-Rubaie was captivated by photos of the holy shrine of Imam Ali (AS), the first Imam of the Shia, on display at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Center. The photos taken by Iranian photographer Mohammad Khoshru depict the beauty of the shrine (located in ...

  Gulf News - July 1, 2015

The negotiators on the Iran nuclear deal bust their own deadline as they continue their talks with both sides saying that they are close to a deal. Despite politicians on both sides making inflammatory speeches for their domestic markets, it has been remarkable how little has leaked on the ...

  Tehran Times - July 1, 2015

TEHRAN – The Supreme Leader has outlined the general policies of the country’s sixth five-year development plan, which starts from 2016 to 2021. The development plan, announced to the president for implementation, lays out roadmap for national progress. Ayatollah Khamenei said the document has ...