Iran football coach Ali Daei loses job following team's defeat
His dazzling skills and impeccable off-field image made him the David Beckham of Iranian football. But now, after leading the national team to a humiliating home defeat in front of the president of Iran, Ali Daei has discovered that he has no immunity ...
Iran part company with Daei
Iran sacks Daei after Saudi defeat
Iran sack Daei after defeat to Saudi Arabia
US envoy: Don't expect warmer relations with Iran
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American diplomat is not getting his hopes up for a breakthrough with Iran during an upcoming international conference. Richard Holbrooke is the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan. He says that 30 years of bitter disagreements ...
US Pushes Afghan Plan In The Hague This Week
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'No overnight change in Iran-US relations'
Iran must pay $25 million to soldier’s kin
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, NY
JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A US court ordered Iran to pay $25 million in restitution to the family of an Israeli soldier. District Judge Ricardo Urbina awarded the money to the mother and siblings of Nachshon Wachsman, a dual US-Israeli citizen who was 19 ...
US judge orders Iran to pay $25M for Hamas killing
Iran Ordered To Pay $25 Mn For Killing Israeli Soldier
Father of Nachshon Wachsman says US verdict is 'symbolic'
Earthtimes (press release)
A new season in Iran relations
Boston Globe, United States
Last week, when President Obama sent a Persian new year's greeting to Iran calling for "new beginnings" in relations between the two countries, it elicited an immediate response from Iran's highest authority, the spiritual leader Ayatollah Khamenei, ...
President Obama Reaches Out to Iran
US takes small steps in ties with Iran
Obama Hones Iran Strategy
Arab summit to back Bashir, ease divide over Iran
By Andrew Hammond DOHA, March 29 (Reuters) - An Arab summit in Qatar on Monday is expected to back the Sudanese president over an international warrant for his arrest and try to heal a deep Arab rift over how to deal with ascendant Shi'ite power Iran. ...
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Arab leaders gather for Doha summit
Defiant Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir attends Arab summit
Gates Backs Sanctions for North Korea, Iran
Wall Street Journal
Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Sunday said only economic sanctions, and not diplomacy, hold any promise of getting North Korea and Iran to back off their nuclear aspirations. The Obama administration has in particular sought to use overtures of ...
Video: Japan Prepares for N.Korea Missile Launch
Gates prefers sanctions to diplomacy for Iran
Iran missile experts in North Korea 'to help with rocket launch'
US Strategy Lacks Transparency Regarding Pakistan, Iran - Afghan Paper
American Chronicle, CA
Obama has seriously answered all negative criticisms made by some politicians in the region particularly by Iranian politicians by saying that the USA has not come to Afghanistan to occupy it or dictate to the [Afghan] government that shows the ...
Video: Obama's new strategy in Afghanistan
US and Iran open Afghanistan peace talks
Obama proposes Afghan contact group including Iran
No schedule for US-Iran talks: senior US official
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Xinhua) -- The US government, which is extending olive branch to Iran, has no schedule for dialogue with the Islamic Republic, Richard Boucher, Assistant State Secretary for South Asian Affairs, said here on Friday. ...
Issues weighing on US-Russia relations
Obama’s 50-50 Russia Strategy
Iran Urged to "Seize Opportunity" of New US Leadership
Will Arab leaders discuss Israeli airstrike in Sudan?
Christian Science Monitor, MA
Arab League likely support Sudan's Bashir against war crimes charge, but discourage ties with Iran. By Joshua Mitnick and Correspondent Tel Aviv - Arab reaction to media reports that Israeli aircraft attacked convoys in Sudan allegedly ferrying weapons ...
Israeli drones attacked Iranian convoys in Sudan
'UAVs hit Gaza-bound weapons convoys'
Israeli drones reportedly attacked Sudan convoys
Tiny Island Surrounded by Tension in the Gulf
New York Times, United States
By ROBERT F. WORTH MANAMA, Bahrain — This small desert kingdom in the Persian Gulf has become a flashpoint in the escalating conflict for regional dominance between Iran and Arab leaders aligned with the United States, after an Iranian official said ...