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Iranian Blogger Dies in Prison - New York Times Thu, 19 Mar 2009 20:54:30 GMT

Times Online

Iranian Blogger Dies in Prison
New York Times, United States
By Robert Mackey Human rights groups and an American-financed radio station report that an Iranian blogger, Omidreza Mirsayafi, who had been sentenced to two years in prison for insulting the country’s leaders, died in Tehran’s Evin Prison on Wednesday ...
Jailed Iranian Blogger Dies; Others Arrested Voice of America
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US to attend Shanghai group meet with Iran - AFP Thu, 19 Mar 2009 18:31:23 GMT

Reuters

US to attend Shanghai group meet with Iran
AFP
WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States said Thursday that a top US diplomat will travel to Moscow for a meeting this month on Afghanistan sponsored by the Shanghai group and he could meet Iranian delegates there. Iran usually sends an observer to the ...
US envoy to meet Iranian counterpart at Moscow SCO Daily Times
US to Attend Shanghai Group Meeting on Afghanistan Voice of America
Clinton not planning Iran meeting at conference Reuters
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Khatami: Iranian opposition must unite to replace Ahmadinejad - Ha'aretz Thu, 19 Mar 2009 13:41:15 GMT

guardian.co.uk

Khatami: Iranian opposition must unite to replace Ahmadinejad
Ha'aretz, Israel
By DPA Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami has called on all opposition groups to unite in order to replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the upcoming elections, the ISNA news agency reported Thursday. "The society has reached a juncture in ...
Iran's presidential candidate vows to follow Khatami's reformist path Xinhua
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Khatami Withdrawal Shakes Up Iran Presidential Race Voice of America
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US journalist held in Iran in 'dangerous' state - AFP Thu, 19 Mar 2009 22:30:40 GMT

Iran Focus

US journalist held in Iran in 'dangerous' state
AFP
CHICAGO (AFP) — A US journalist who was supposed to have been freed from an Iranian jail has been reduced to a "dangerous" mental state by her continued imprisonment, her family said Thursday. "She is under great psychological pressure and her ...
Imprisoned journalist's father says she's upset The Associated Press
Father of imprisoned journalist in Iran seeks Japan’s help IranVNC
Saberi's parents write letter to top Iranian official demanding ... In-Forum
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Report: Syria's Assad ready to mediate with Iran - The Associated Press Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:40:29 GMT

Report: Syria's Assad ready to mediate with Iran
The Associated Press
ROME (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad told an Italian newspaper that he is ready to act as a mediator between the West and Iran, and would like to meet US President Barack Obama. Rome daily La Repubblica this week quoted Assad as saying that Syrian ...
Syria Offers to Mediate With Iran Voice of America
'Syria ready to mediate Iran-West talks' PRESS TV
Syria Offers to Mediate Iran Nuclear Crisis Global Security Newswire
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Veterans of US Diplomacy Try to Revive Nuclear Arms Talks With Russia - New York Times Fri, 20 Mar 2009 02:13:17 GMT

The Week Magazine

Veterans of US Diplomacy Try to Revive Nuclear Arms Talks With Russia
New York Times, United States
A month ago, the Obama administration sent a letter proposing a dialogue on curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions that could diminish American needs for a missile defense system in Eastern Europe. Henry A. Kissinger, who is now 85, the architect of the ...
Video: US-Russian relations in bloom RT
Russia Signaling Interest in Deal on Iran, Analysts Say Washington Post
Kerry holds hearing on resetting Russia relationship Boston Globe
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Report: Iranian defector tipped Syrian nuke plans - The Associated Press Thu, 19 Mar 2009 21:30:26 GMT

Ha'aretz

Report: Iranian defector tipped Syrian nuke plans
The Associated Press
GENEVA (AP) — An Iranian defector told the West that Iran was financing North Korean moves to transform Syria into a nuclear weapons power, leading to the Israeli airstrike that destroyed a secret reactor, a report said Thursday. ...
Report: IDF commandos infiltrated alleged Syria nuke facility Ha'aretz
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Iraq urges foreign states to accept Iranian rebels - Reuters Thu, 19 Mar 2009 18:02:42 GMT

FOXNews

Iraq urges foreign states to accept Iranian rebels
Reuters
By Mohammed Abbas BAGHDAD, March 19 (Reuters) - Iraq has appealed to foreign countries to accept members of an Iranian opposition group, which has been based in Iraq for about two decades but which Baghdad sees as a terrorist group and a diplomatic ...
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Six years later, we still aren't debating the Iraq war honestly Foreign Policy
Iraqi cleric urges followers to denounce violence The Associated Press
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UN Official Attacks Western Policies on Iran and Sudan - New York Times Wed, 18 Mar 2009 03:24:20 GMT

Daily Nation

UN Official Attacks Western Policies on Iran and Sudan
New York Times, United States
By NEIL MacFARQUHAR UNITED NATIONS — Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, the president of the General Assembly, lashed out at the West in general and the United States in particular on Tuesday, saying that Iran’s president had been maligned and that the ...
UN official says US "demonizes" Iranian leader Reuters
Top UN official says US demonizing Iran leader AFP
Top UN official accuses US of demonizing Iran The Associated Press
Jewish Telegraphic Agency - IranVNC
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Iranian satellite completes mission: state TV - Reuters Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:33:39 GMT

Earthtimes (press release)

Iranian satellite completes mission: state TV
Reuters
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's first domestically produced satellite has successfully completed its tasks in space, state television said on Thursday, seven weeks after the Islamic Republic sent it into orbit. Iran launched a research and telecoms satellite ...
Iran TV: 1st domestically-made satellite 'completes mission,' re ... Seattle Times
Iran's first satellite 'completes mission' AFP
Iran says first home-made satellite completes mission Xinhua
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