Iranian Rebukes US Counterpart
New York Times, United States
By NEIL MacFARQUHAR A passing remark from the new American ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, prompted a rebuke from her Iranian counterpart. Toward the end of a speech to the Security Council about the situation in Iraq, Ms. Rice said the ...
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US will seek to end Iran's nuclear ambition
United Press International
Italian foreign minister invited to Iran
International Herald Tribune, France
AP ROME: Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has been invited to Iran for talks expected to focus on Afghanistan and regional security issues, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. No date has been set, the ministry said. ...
Italy, Iran to discuss Afghan war
Italy working for Iran at G8 meet
Top US lawmaker urges Italy's help on Iran
Iran eyes Mexico in deepening Latin America ties
The Associated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Iran is exploring ways to expand anemic trade with Mexico as part of stepped up efforts to deepen ties with Latin America, a top Iranian diplomat said Thursday. Annual trade between Mexico and Iran is a mere $50 million, ...
Diplomat to an Ever-Changing Region
Washington Post, United States
Monday night's announcement said that Ross, who was earlier said to be in line to be special envoy to Iran, was going to be handling the "Gulf and Southwest Asia," a new region designed apparently so as not to use the word Iran. ...
Veteran Mideast negotiator will be Clinton's Iran advisor
Iran criticizes appointment of Dennis Ross as Persian Gulf adviser
Tehran said Ross appointment indicates lack of change in US Iran ...
Pro-Iran Gaza armed group fires 2 rockets at Israel
26 (Xinhua) -- The pro-Iran Brigades of Hezbollah in Palestine claimed responsibility on Thursday for firing two makeshift rockets from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel. The group, which does not abide by a fragile truce announced by both Israel and ...
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Israel’s Livni warns Iran against arms smuggling into Gaza
Factions present rival Gaza plans
Iran threatened with economic meltdown
BBC News, UK
Iran's presidential contenders have to address the budget deficit brought about by the plummeting oil prices and the world banking crisis. The country's economy is almost totally dependent on oil, which accounts for 80% of the country's foreign ...
Gulf official slams Iran stance toward Arabs
MANAMA (AFP) — The head of the Gulf Cooperation Council on Tuesday slammed Iran's stance towards its Arab neighbours, particularly Bahrain, despite Tehran's interior minister saying a crisis with the small country was over. ...
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Iran president seeks to ease tension with Bahrain
Iran says Bahrain gas talks still in effect
Bolton blasts Obama on Iraq, Iran
Bringing up Obama's statements as a candidate of offering carrots and sticks to Iran, Bolton argued Obama does not know how to handle negotiations with that Middle East nation. "This is a clear piece of evidence of the naiveté of the Obama ...
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Ambitious Iran is bent on tilting the balance of power
Times Online, UK
This week’s row between Iran and Bahrain shows how Iran’s intention of being the superpower of its region is deeply upsetting its neighbours, particularly the tiny ones.In Europe and the US, the scenario that preoccupies leaders is that Iran builds a ...
Morocco calls back envoy in Iran over Bahrain
Morocco recalls envoy in Iran over Bahrain
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Don't turn Iran's Jews into a political football
Jerusalem Post, Israel
Apparently the answer is yes, if one is to believe New York Times columnist Roger Cohen, who in a February 23 op-ed reports that what he saw recently in Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Iran demonstrated "Iranian civility toward Jews. ...
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