Message to Iran Shows Strategy Shift
Wall Street Journal
By GERALD F. SEIB When President Barack Obama sent a video message to Iran marking the Persian New Year last week, it ran to just 556 words. But that brief message spoke volumes about the strategy that lies behind his oft-repeated pledge to reach out ...
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US journalist held in Iran suicidal, father says
KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 24 (Reuters) - The father of a Iranian-American journalist imprisoned in Iran said on Tuesday that his daughter had become suicidal and threatened to mount a hunger strike as her confinement drags on. Reza Saberi told Reuters he ...
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Iran's rival football clubs plan to meet on US soil
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a keen football fan, with the country's team as they prepared for a 2006 match against Costa Rica. Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features For decades it has been a source of bitter rivalry among Iran's vast army of ...
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Pain Iran Can Believe In
Wall Street Journal
But in the case of Iran, let's make an exception. We say this after five years of futile diplomatic efforts -- spearheaded by the Europeans and backed by the Bush Administration -- to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear programs and comply with ...
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Report Says Executions Doubled in 2008
New York Times, United States
The group chronicled beheadings in Saudi Arabia; hangings in Japan, Iraq, Singapore and Sudan; lethal injections in China; an electrocution in the United States; firing squads in Afghanistan, Belarus and Vietnam; and stonings in Iran. ...
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US lawmaker: Iran 'threat' exaggerated
PRESS TV, Iran
A US lawmaker says an Iranian missile 'threat' has been exaggerated as the White House moves to reconsider a defense shield in Europe. The White House, under the rule of former President George W. Bush, used the 'threat' from Iran's long-range missile ...
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Morocco clamps down on Shiites
The Associated Press
A weekend statement from the Interior Ministry about defending those values came after Morocco cut diplomatic ties with Iran and accused it of trying to spread Shiite Islam in the North African country. Several independent media last week urged Morocco ...
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Obama Persists on Iran
Washington Post, United States
But President Obama also invoked persistence with respect to Iran. “When it comes to Iran, you know, we did a video sending a message to the Iranian people and the leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran. And some people said, ‘Well, ...
Former Iranian president Khatami criticizes troops in Afghanistan
Jerusalem Post, Israel
By AP Foreign troops are fanning unrest in Afghanistan while failing to reduce poverty, Iran's former president Seyed Mohammad Khatami said Tuesday. Speaking at a Canberra university, Khatami likened US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan to a man who ...
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