US walks tightrope in policy toward Bahrain violence
Los Angeles Times
Bahrain is home to the US 5th Fleet, and its government's fall could scramble the strategic order in the Middle East, potentially weakening US leverage and leaving Iran in a stronger position. By David S. Cloud and Paul Richter, Los Angeles Times A ...
Brutal Bahrain Plays Vital Role to US Gov't
Bahrain protests: Q&A
U.S. concern grows over Bahrain, a key Gulf ally
California School Encourages Student Expression, Then Erases 'Free Iran' Message
On Monday, seniors at La Jolla High School in San Diego painted the message “Freedom For Iran” on the benches. But on Wednesday the message was erased by the school, FOX 5 San Diego reports. "We thought that because of the recent protests in Iran the ...
'Freedom for Iran' slogan painted over at La Jolla High
Iran's Opposition Stays Afloat Despite Heavy Crackdowns
Voice of America
But Iran's opposition movement interpreted the protests as popular uprisings against tyranny. They've taken to the streets in numbers reminiscent of the post-election rallies of 2009. But the movement has quieted; some analysts have even called it dead ...
A tale of 2 countries
In Iran, No Happy Endings
Yemen, Bahrain, Iran could be next Egypt, U.S. officials say
US intelligence: Iran leaders reopened nuke debate
But a recent update to a controversial 2007 US National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nuclear ambitions also says its leaders have not decided about going ahead with an atomic weapon, according to US officials familiar with the latest assessment. ...
Odds are Israel won't attack Iran
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Egypt: Iran asks for warships to pass Suez Canal
The Associated Press
In Tehran, Iran's official English-language Press TV cited an Iranian naval official saying the two warships are to pass through the canal. The official said Tehran was in contact with Egypt about the ships. Earlier, a canal official had said the ...
Iran Says Warships Will Make Suez Passage
Egypt: Iran naval vessels submit request to transit Suez
IRAN: Warships may still pass through Suez Canal
Iran Vs Hungary in race for golden bear
But as of Thursday, Nader and Simin appeared the film to beat, not only for its acclaimed exploration of Iran's class divide and religious traditions but also because it fits neatly with what some German media have dubbed the "Iranian Berlinale. ...
Berlinale Dispatch: The Good News (and Bad News) About Iran
Iran 'not like Egypt': top Iranian director
Iran, Hungary, Germany films vie for Berlin prize
Report: One Of Iran's Main Opposition Leaders Is Missing
Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard arrive at airport on June 10, 2009 in Khoramabad, Iran. Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard arrive at airport on June 10, 2009 in Khoramabad, Iran. The paper says Mousavi's ...
Iran Rallies Set for Weekend
Iran's opposition calls for more protests
Iran opposition leaders to stand trial for sedition
U.S. slaps sanctions on Iran's Bank Refah
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran's Bank Refah for facilitating the purchase of millions of dollars worth of missiles and tanks by the Defense Ministry. Those purchases enabled Iran's leadership to maintain ...
Treasury Says It Will Freeze Assets of Iran's Bank Refah
US slaps sanctions on Iran's Bank Refah
US slaps sanctions on Iranian bank
Brent crude rises towards $103/bbl, buoyed by MidEast tensions
Tensions between Israel and Iran continued to seethe amidst uncertainty about Iran's plans to send navy ships through the Suez Canal, in a move that Israel has called a "provocation". "Short-term geopolitical nervousness will continue to underpin Brent ...
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Crude Settles Near $85 As Iran Riles Israel
Party for Socialism and Liberation
The West looks to fan flames as Iran and Libya feel the heat from within
In Iran, the government has ordered its supporters to stage nationwide demonstrations today to express their hatred for the opposition Green Movement, which earlier this week made a dramatic reappearance on the streets of Tehran to demand the overthrow ...
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