New York Times
Paul Assails Rivals' Criticism of His Policy on Iran
New York Times
DES MOINES — Representative Ron Paul of Texas assailed criticism of his opposition to United States military involvement abroad, saying he fears an overreaction to worries about Iran's nuclear program could lead to war. Mr. Paul's rivals have hammered ...
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Iranian Navy Chief Says Closing Hormuz Strait Not Iran's Intention
TEHRAN, Dec 31 (Bernama) -- Iran's navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Friday that it is not Iran's intention to close the Strait of Hormuz although it could readily close it, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the local satellite Press TV ...
Oil Heads for Third Yearly Gain on Iran Tension, U.S. Economy Speculation
Strait talking: Iran gets tough as US fleet looks on
Iran and the Strait
Iran to fire long-range missiles in drill-agency
Iran to test-fire long-range missiles during drill * Closing Strait of Hormuz would harm Iran's own economy * Tensions high between Iran and the West over nuclear work (Adds analyst, background) By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Iran will ...
Iran Is Threatening to Block the Strait of Hormuz -- Don't Call Its Bluff
US Heading for Showdown With Iran?
US Raises Alarm Over Oil Lanes
National Post (blog)
Iran blocks former president's website ahead of vote
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has blocked the website of influential former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ahead of parliamentary elections, for carrying pro-reform critical statements, Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency reported on Friday. ...
Iran blocks ex-president's website ahead of parliamentary vote
Iran ex-President Rafsanjani's website blocked
Iranian authorities block access to former President Rafsanjani's website
Oil futures slip, but notch yearly gain of 8.2%
By Myra P. Saefong, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Crude oil futures closed lower Friday as traders eyed developments in Europe and Iran and their potential risks to global oil demand, but prices ended the year more than 8% higher after a ...
Oil inches up toward $100 as US economy improves
Oil Heads for Third Yearly Gain on Mideast Tension, US Economy
Brent steady, set for 14 pct annual gain
Islamic Republic News Agency
Iran ready to resume 5+1 talks: Salehi
TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has said that Iran is ready to resume negotiations with the 5+1 group (the United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany). Salehi made the remarks during a meeting with Chinese Vice Foreign ...
'Iran ready to renew nuclear talks with powers'
Iran Ready for N. Talks Based on Russian Proposal
Iran, China stress expansion of ties
"A Separation" builds Iranian Oscar hopes
By Jordan Riefe | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood has often criticized Tehran for stifling movie-making, but the acclaimed film "A Separation" is breathing life into Iran's hopes for a rare Oscar success. Released in the United States on Friday after ...
A Separation: How about an Oscar for This Fascinating Iranian Drama?
Movie review: 'A Separation'
Iran plays more war games near Strait of Hormuz
The Iranian navy continued its 10-day drill on Friday in international waters near the strategic oil route that passes through the Strait of Hormuz. (Dec. 30) (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post ...
Sydney Morning Herald
US arms sale to Saudis sends message to Iran
Sydney Morning Herald
Although the White House said the deal had not been accelerated to respond to threats by Iranian officials in recent days to shut off the Strait of Hormuz, its timing is laden with significance, as tensions with Iran have deepened and the US has ...
A jet sale to counter Iran - Philadelphia Daily News
US touts $30 billion Saudi Arabia fighter jet deal
US-Saudi fighter jet sale signed
Perry draws Iran, Congress comparison
Houston Chronicle (blog)
This is like the president calling Iran up and saying, 'Hey, pretty please, will you give us the drone back?'” Perry said. “You're not going to ask Washington, 'Will you make your job part-time?' and get any appropriate answer. ...