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CNN – March 17, 2012

Be sure to tune in to GPS this Sunday at 10am and 1pm ET. Also, don't miss my special episode of GPS, "Global Lessons – The GPS Road Map for Saving Heath Care", which airs Sunday night at 8pm and 11pm ET/PT. The special will run again Saturday, March 24th, at 8pm and 11pm ET/PT. When I was in college, in the early 1980s, I invited Ronald Reagan’s defense secretary, , to give a speech on campus. At the time, U.S. colleges were hotbeds of opposition to the Reagan administration, especially to its defense policies. Sure enough, as Weinberger ...

  Reuters - 47 minutes ago

Banks already worried by remaining U.S. sanctions * Brexit distracts UK government, deepens banks' caution * Trump wants to tear up Iran nuclear deal if he wins * Iran pragmatists need foreign ...

  Reuters - One hour ago

A currency exchange dealer counts U.S. dollar banknotes at his shop in a shopping centre in northern Tehran, January 17, 2016./ A money changer displays U.S. and Iranian banknotes at the Grand ...

  Press TV - One hour ago

Minister/ Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi/ Iran and Russia are resolute in improving bilateral relations following the implementation of last July’s ...

  Trend - Two hours ago

Iran has gained access to its $30 billion in frozen assets following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) January 16, World Bank announced. “As part of the JCPOA, ...

  Reuters - Two hours ago

A gas flare on an oil production platform is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005./ Iran needs two to three months to achieve its pre-sanctions level of oil production, Iranian ...

  India Times - Two hours ago

To Show Solidarity With Women Who Are Forced To Wear It/ Men in Iran are posting pictures of themselves wearing the hijab to show solidarity with their wives, female friends and colleagues who are ...

  Press TV - Two hours ago

A man walks past floral tributes and a note including a picture of French priest Jacques Hamel, killed during a hostage-taking claimed by Daesh, in front of his house on July 28, 2016 in ...

  Trend - Six hours ago

Iran and Indonesia have discussed ways for expansion of banking ties in the post-sanctions era. At a meeting between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour ...

  Payvand - Nine hours ago

More signs have appeared to show that East Asian countries are interested in Iran's fish farming business. China has joined South Korea to announce that it is planning to invest $3 billion in ...

  Payvand - Nine hours ago

House in south of Sanaa destroyed in Saudi air raids The news out of Yemen continues to be grim. Week after week the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that committed troops to the Saudi-led ...

  Reuters – Nine hours ago
  • Biggest Oil Market Embraces Iran Once Again as Asia Imports Jump - Bloomberg
  • Top oil market embraces Iran once again - Gulf News
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  Tehran Times – July 26, 2016
  • Iran, Pakistan vow to boost security cooperation - Press TV
  • Iran makes every effort to stabilise Pakistan: SNSC Secretary Ali Shamkhani - Daily Times
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  Tehran Times – July 27, 2016
  • Iran plans to export gas to Georgia via Armenia - Xinhua
  • Tehran, Yerevan reach new gas deal - Payvand
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  Washington Post – July 26, 2016
  • Iran denies 3 senior al-Qaida figures based in the country - Fox News
  • Iran Denies Harboring Al-Qaeda Operatives - Radio Free Europe
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  Newsweek – July 25, 2016
  • Iran confirms Iranian-American has been detained - Fox News
  • Tehran Confirms Arrest Of Iranian-American - Radio Free Europe
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  Tehran Times – July 24, 2016
  • IRGC troops kill 23 terrorists in NW Iran - Trend
  • IRGC arrests suspects in terror attack in west Iran - Press TV
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  Xinhua – July 23, 2016
  • Bus accident kills 16, injures 13 in north Iran - Payvand
  • Train-truck crash injures 30 in northern Iran - Press TV
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  Huffington Post – July 23, 2016
  • Iran urges global fight against terrorism after Munich attack - Reuters
  • Iran condemns deadly gun attack in Munich - Tehran Times
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  Tehran Times – July 22, 2016
  • Iran Says Terrorists Stopped On Turkish Border - Radio Free Europe
  • Terrorist team busted on Iran-Turkey border - Trend
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  Washington Post – July 22, 2016
  • Kuwaiti court upholds death sentence for member of alleged Iran spy cell - Reuters
  • Kuwaiti Court Upholds Death Sentence Of Alleged Shi'ite Spy For Iran - Radio Free Europe
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Asian June imports at 1.72 mln bpd, highest since 2011 * Imports by China, India, Japan, South Korea rise * Japan, South Korea imports more than double By Osamu Tsukimori TOKYO, July 29 Imports of Iranian oil by four major buyers in Asia in June jumped 47.1 percent from a year ago to the highest ...

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Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday that security in Pakistan is very important to Iran. During his second round of meeting with Nasser Khan Janjua, the National Security advisor of Pakistan, Shamkhani said that Iran will spare no effort in helping Pakistan ...

  Wall Street Journal - 14 hours ago

Iran held the number-one spot for the third consecutive year in the Basel AML Index, an annual ranking of countries assessing their money laundering risk. The 2016 edition of the index, published this week by the Basel Institute on Governance, covers 149 countries; it’s the fifth edition of the ...

  Radio Free Europe - 20 hours ago

An image published by the Iran-based Al-Mustafa ِInternational University shows the opening of their semester in Prishtina, Kosovo's capital./ Iran's promotion of its brand of Shi'ite Islam across the Middle East has been obvious for decades, but such activities in Europe largely managed to fly ...

  Payvand - 17 hours ago

has directly interfered in the case of imprisoned Christian convert -who has been on hunger strike to persuade the authorities to consider her for early release-in another example of the Judiciary’s lack of independence. “An official from the Intelligence Ministry met my daughter in prison and ...

  Iran Focus - 18 hours ago

Patrick J. Kennedy, a former U.S. Representative for Rhode Island, wrote a piece in which he decried Iran’s crackdown on opposition forces following the success of the “Free Iran” rally in Paris. The nephew of US President, John. F. Kennedy, criticised the Iranian regime for its persecution of ...

  Gulf News - July 28, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have presented a complaint to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon regarding repeated transgressions and assaults committed by Iranian military boats in the waters of the submerged area adjacent to the area divided between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The Permanent Missions of ...

  Reuters - Two hours ago

A gas flare on an oil production platform is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005./ Iran needs two to three months to achieve its pre-sanctions level of oil production, Iranian Communications Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said during a visit to Moscow on Friday. Iran has to date ...

  Iran Focus - 22 hours ago

Writing for The Diplomat on July 28, Struan Stevenson, former Member of the European Parliament and President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA), argued that the West's nuclear deal with Iran was in danger of collapse. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), now a year old, ...

  Gulf News - 23 hours ago

The increase in cargoes to Asia shows Iran is having some success in meeting its pledge to prioritise regaining market share/ Tehran: At the biggest oil market in the world, crude from Iran is back in vogue. Iran boosted exports to major oil consumers in Asia during the first half of this year, ...

  BBC - July 28, 2016

Iran has capped salaries of public officials, but many Iranians believe it came too late "Payslip-gate", as it has come to be known, has been dominating the news headlines in Iran for months. The scandal began in May when the payslips of top managers at the state insurance company were leaked to ...

  Radio Free Europe - 13 hours ago

Ayatollah Mahmud Taleghani, a key figure of the 1979 Islamic Revolution who became Tehran's first Friday Prayers leader after the revolution, was a known chain smoker who wasn't shy about his habit./ A major reformist Iranian daily has created controversy by altering an iconic image of a ...

  Fox News - 19 hours ago

One of the five military vessels from Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps that approached a U.S. warship hosting one of America's top generals on a day trip through the Strait of Hormuz is pictured in this July 11, 2016 handout photo./ Iran is threatening again to close the Strait of Hormuz – a key ...

  Trend - 21 hours ago

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Islamic Republic is ready to help Mali in its fight against terrorism. “Iran is ready to cooperate with Bamako in fight against terrorism and extremism,” IRNA news agency quoted Zarif as saying at a meeting with Mali’s Prime Minister ...

  Trend - 21 hours ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hailed ties between Tehran and Conakry saying his ongoing West Africa tour is the beginning of a new chapter in the Islamic Republic’s ties with the African countries. At a meeting with Prime Minister of Guinea, Mamady Youla in Conakry, Zarif ...

  Payvand - 23 hours ago

Tehran’s recent ultimatum to Apple, the US tech giant, to open up an office in Iran or face a ban on Apple products in the country, was presented as a bid to end the loss of tax revenue from millions of iPhones smuggled into Iran, but its real goal is to break through the wall of US sanctions ...

  Iran Focus - July 28, 2016

to the ‘Alliance for Public Awareness - Iranian Communities in Europe’. Ambassador Bloomfield was U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs from 2001-2005, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern affairs (1992-1993), Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for ...

  Christian Science Monitor - July 28, 2016

In the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, wary hardliners want to maintain their influence. Taking hostages is their tried-and-true way of creating leverage./ The strong working relationship between Secretary of State John Kerry (l.) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, seen here in ...

  Independent - July 28, 2016

Iranian women ride their bicycles at Tehran's 'Mothers' Paradise' park, which is the Iranian capital's women-only public recreation area, on June 13 2008./ A group of women has reportedly been arrested for riding bicycles in and made to sign pledges not to repeat the “violation”. They were ...

  Press TV - July 28, 2016

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (R) shakes hands with Pakistani National Security Adviser Naseer Khan Janjua in Tehran on July 26, 2016. (Fars News Agency)/ Iran and Pakistan have released a joint security statement focused on increasing their decisive ...

  Asia Times - July 28, 2016

China and Iran are set to expand their relations into areas that were previously blocked due to Western sanctions./ While Iran is wooing China into buying its oil and gas, China sees in Iran not only a huge market but also a geographical link to the whole of West Asia—and, as such, an ...

  Trend - Six hours ago

Iran and Indonesia have discussed ways for expansion of banking ties in the post-sanctions era. At a meeting between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour and Deputy Governor of Bank Indonesia Ronald Waas in Jakarta, the sides called for expansion of ...

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