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Khatami Withdrawal Shakes Up Iran Presidential Race - Voice of America Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:32:29 GMT

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Khatami Withdrawal Shakes Up Iran Presidential Race
Voice of America
By Gary Thomas Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami's sudden withdrawal from the country's upcoming presidential race just five weeks after he had declared his candidacy has led some analysts to question whether he actually intended to run for ...
Moderate out of Iran's race for president Chicago Tribune
Reform Candidate Withdraws in Iran New York Times
Khatami Pulls Out of Presidential Race Washington Post
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Russia Signaling Interest in Deal on Iran, Analysts Say - Washington Post Wed, 18 Mar 2009 01:15:16 GMT

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Russia Signaling Interest in Deal on Iran, Analysts Say
Washington Post, United States
By Philip P. Pan and Karen DeYoung As President Obama seeks to recast relations with Russia and persuade it to help contain Iran's nuclear ambitions, he must win over leaders who are deeply suspicious of US intentions and who have long been reluctant ...
Video: US-Russian relations in bloom RT
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US: No surprise Iran using drone craft over Iraq - The Associated Press Tue, 17 Mar 2009 20:30:16 GMT

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US: No surprise Iran using drone craft over Iraq
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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian unmanned aircraft shot down by the US military over Iraq was operating illegally and unsafely, but its presence should not come as a shock, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday. The drone shot down last month was the first of ...
Iran says knows nothing on drone US shot down International Herald Tribune
US Downed Iranian Drone Over Iraq Washington Post
US Fighter Jets Shoot Down Iranian Drone Northeast of Baghdad Bloomberg
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UN official says US "demonizes" Iranian leader - Reuters Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:01:36 GMT

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UN official says US "demonizes" Iranian leader
Reuters
By Patrick Worsnip UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The UN General Assembly president accused the United States on Tuesday of "demonizing" Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the latest blast against Washington by the former Nicaraguan official. ...
Top UN official accuses US of demonizing Iran The Associated Press
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UN General Assembly leader asks West to stop demonizing Iran Earthtimes (press release)
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US policy towards Iran shaping up - BBC News Tue, 17 Mar 2009 20:55:54 GMT

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US policy towards Iran shaping up
BBC News, UK
By Kim Ghattas The approach is likely to involve a combination of small steps to initiate contact between the two countries and may include an overture in the form of a letter to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, according to Western diplomats ...
Iran calls sanctions ineffective, 'rusty' United Press International
Brown: Iran must talk to US The Associated Press
British PM Warns of Tougher Sanctions for Iran Nuclear Program Voice of America
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Iranian businessman charged with export-related crimes - Jewish Telegraphic Agency Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:07:43 GMT

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Iranian businessman charged with export-related crimes
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
WASHINGTON (JTA) -- An Iranian businessman was charged in a US court with trying to ship helicopter engines and military-grade surveillance cameras to Iran. Hossein Ali Khoshnevisrad was arrested Saturday in San Francisco after arriving on a flight ...
US charges Iran businessman with illegal exports Reuters
Iranian businessman charged with illegal exports The Associated Press
US charges Iranian for illegally exporting military equipment IranVNC
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Israel could use ballistic missiles against Iran-report - Reuters Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:04:20 GMT

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Israel could use ballistic missiles against Iran-report
Reuters
By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 17 (Reuters) - Ballistic missiles could be Israel's weapon of choice against Iranian nuclear facilities if it decides on a pre-emptive attack and deems air strikes too risky, according to a report by a Washington ...
US, Israel on the same page on Iran timeline Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Israel may opt for missile attack on Iran – report IranVNC
'Israel could attack Iran with missiles' Jerusalem Post
Hindu - Jewish Telegraphic Agency
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Iran official: US ties don't affect Afghan unrest - The Associated Press Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:01:10 GMT

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Iran official: US ties don't affect Afghan unrest
The Associated Press
KABUL (AP) — An improvement in Iran's relationship with the United States would have no effect on Afghanistan's Taliban militancy or the country's booming drug trade, an Iranian diplomat said Tuesday. The comments came ahead of a conference to discuss ...
Working With Iran Atlantic Online
Iran speaker 'disappointed' by Obama behaviour AFP
Iran speaker says Obama has shown no change IranVNC
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US says Iran increasing activity in Latin America - Reuters Tue, 17 Mar 2009 20:01:34 GMT

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US says Iran increasing activity in Latin America
Reuters
WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - Iran is increasing its activity in Latin America and the Caribbean, including actions aimed at supporting the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, a top US military commander said on Tuesday. Navy Admiral James Stavridis, ...
US Military Commander Warns of Iran-Hezbollah Influence in Latin ... Voice of America
Iran in Latin America The Weekly Standard
Iranian Influence, Terrorist Links, Threaten Latin American Security Australia.TO
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Study cautions against relying on Arab kingdom - The Associated Press Tue, 17 Mar 2009 21:50:20 GMT

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Study cautions against relying on Arab kingdom
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — US policymakers should not assume Saudi Arabia will "act in lockstep" with the United States in countering Iran's influence in the Arab world, a Rand Corp. report said Tuesday. While the Saudis often are viewed as a "confrontational ...
Iran FM calls oil price 'unjust': report AFP
Iran, Bahrain say keen on boosting relations IranVNC
Iran complains about price of oil United Press International (subscription)
PRESS TV - ISRIA (subscription)
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