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Obama Extends Sanctions Against Iran for Another Year - FOXNews Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:25:51 GMT

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Obama Extends Sanctions Against Iran for Another Year
FOXNews
The United States fears that Iran's nuclear program is a cover to build atomic weapons although Tehran says it is enriching uranium to produce nuclear energy for civilian purposes. Citing a continued "unusual and extraordinary threat to US national ...
Obama renews US sanctions on Iran BBC News
Iran 'one or two years' from nuclear weapon: Russian expert AFP
Obama extends US sanctions against Iran Reuters India
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Iran to attend Afghanistan talks: spokesman - Xinhua Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:38:22 GMT

Malaysia Star

Iran to attend Afghanistan talks: spokesman
Xinhua, China
TEHRAN, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hassan Qashqavi said Iran would attend an upcoming conference on Afghanistan, the semi-official Fars news agency reported Thursday. "Afghanistan and Iran share a long border, ...
Iran signals “positive” response to G-8 meeting on Afghanistan IranVNC
Iran's president blames West for economic crisis The Associated Press
Iran 'ready' to aid Afghanistan' Asia Times Online
Hindu - Tehran Times
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Obama's opening to Iran - Boston Globe Thu, 12 Mar 2009 03:39:55 GMT

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Obama's opening to Iran
Boston Globe, United States
ULTIMATELY, the nuclear issue will make or break the dialogue that President Obama wants to open with Iran. But Obama has chosen the right place to test the possibilities for US-Iranian cooperation. This was the significance of Secretary of State ...
US, Israel Disagree on Iran Arms Threat Washington Post
Iran Seeking Carbon Fiber, Diplomats Say Global Security Newswire
Iran automaker said seeking banned carbon fiber – agency IranVNC
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Britain’s Contacts With Hezbollah Vex US - New York Times Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:36:08 GMT

Ha'aretz

Britain’s Contacts With Hezbollah Vex US
New York Times, United States
The United States regards Hezbollah as a terrorist group that is financed by Iran. When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was asked about the British decision last Friday while in Europe, she said she had learned of it through news reports and ...
SYRIA: Damascus getting courted from all sides Los Angeles Times
Analysis: Seeing the world through the Iranian prism Jerusalem Post
Weaken Iran to help Mideast peace: Israel PM designate AFP
Evening Bulletin - Voice of America
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Lawyer: Reporter detained in Iran in good spirits - The Associated Press Wed, 11 Mar 2009 12:30:18 GMT

Straits Times

Lawyer: Reporter detained in Iran in good spirits
The Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The lawyer for a detained Iranian-American journalist said Wednesday his 31-year-old client was in good spirits and appeared healthy when he met with her for the second time this week. The lawyer, Abdolsamad Khorramshahi, ...
American Journalist Roxana Saberi Tells Dad She's Unharmed, Media ... Women on the Web
Major news organizations demand access to US journalist jailed in Iran Kansas City Star
Swiss mediate for US in Iran detention World Radio Switzerland
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Netanyahu aide says Obama agrees on Iran, at least - Reuters Thu, 12 Mar 2009 21:46:01 GMT

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Netanyahu aide says Obama agrees on Iran, at least
Reuters
By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama may differ on some issues, but they agree that stopping Iran getting a nuclear bomb is a top priority, a senior adviser to Israel's prime minister-designate said ...
Dramatic Shift In Diplomacy Draws Muted React, So Far Forward
Obama Administration Overhauls US Mideast Policy Voice of America
Rapprochement Carries Little Risk for the United States and Israel Jewish Exponent
Economist - Reuters
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Iran's wrestlers dominate 1st day of Takhiti Cup - The Associated Press Thu, 12 Mar 2009 21:11:53 GMT

Iran's wrestlers dominate 1st day of Takhiti Cup
The Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran dominated the first day of the Takhiti Cup freestyle wrestling tournament, winning 10 of the 12 medals available, including three golds. Michael Tamillow of the United States and Abdul Amaev of Uzbekistan were the only ...

Iran seeks greater unity with Syria, regional states - IranVNC Thu, 12 Mar 2009 14:16:34 GMT

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Iran seeks greater unity with Syria, regional states
IranVNC, DC
Washington, 12 March (IranVNC)—As the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt and Kuwait met on Wednesday to heal a rift within their ranks, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad yesterday praised Tehran-Damascus ties, and called for greater unity between ...
Report From Riyadh Summit: Syria Won't Sever Relations With Iran MEMRI
Why Syria and Saudi Arabia are talking again Christian Science Monitor
Iran seen as target of Saudi overtures to Syria Reuters
Javno.hr - BBC News
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US-Russia Seek A Fresh Start - Voice of America Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:22:56 GMT

Voice of America

US-Russia Seek A Fresh Start
Voice of America
Towards Russia, the first sign came in a letter from President Obama to Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, reportedly offering to back away from a Bush administration plan to counter potential future threats from Iran by deploying a missile defense ...
Reports: Russia to Stem Support for Nuclear Iran The Media Line
Russia may scrap Iran missile delivery: report AFP
Interfax: Russia may freeze sale of S-300 missile systems to Iran Jerusalem Post
Scotsman - IranVNC
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Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran join in drug crackdown - The Associated Press Wed, 11 Mar 2009 19:00:19 GMT

Seattle Post Intelligencer

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran join in drug crackdown
The Associated Press
VIENNA (AP) — Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan carried out their first joint counter-narcotics operation this week, pooling intelligence to arrest suspects and seize drugs in an unprecedented show of cooperation, UN officials disclosed Wednesday. ...
Pakistan urges Iranian role in Afghanistan Middle East Times
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran join drug crackdown The Associated Press
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