US Hopes to Resolve Iran Nuclear Standoff in 2013
Voice of America
STATE DEPARTMENT — Resolving Iran's nuclear standoff with the West is one of the major foreign policy challenges facing the second Obama administration. Sanctions imposed by the United States and European Union have hit the Iranian economy hard ...
IAEA, Iran reach consensus on "structured approach" over nuclear checks ...
Experts, ex-officials urge Obama to change tactics on Iran
Pressure mounts on Obama to change tactics on Iran
New York Daily News
Iran-born US pastor is imprisoned in Tehran without formal charges and ...
New York Daily News
The Iranian government has told Abedini's family that the pastor is a national security threat and will be charged with espionage. An Iranian court indicted Abedini, but the government has failed to provide his family with any details about the charges.
US "aware" of jailed Iranian-American pastor in Iran
American pastor jailed in Iran
Boise pastor held captive in Iran, again
Caught between al Qaida and Iran, US struggles over Syria conflict
WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON The bloodshed in Syria has continued for so long that extremist forces have taken charge, with U.S. officials saying they now face two familiar enemies in the struggle to find a resolution: al Qaida in Iraq cells and ...
UN condemns rights abuses in Iran, North Korea and Syria
UN sanctions Iran firms that shipped arms to Syria
UN Security Council slaps sanctions on Iran firms for aiding Syrian government
Instagramming Iran - by Holly Dagres
Foreign Policy (blog)
I discovered the Instagram loophole in August 2012, when, as international sanctions began to bite and talk of war against Tehran mounted, I decided to make one last trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran -- the country where I spent my adolescence ...
What happened when a travel writer flew to Iran with no tourist visa or return ...
Washington Post (blog)
Australian travel writer Nate Robert is definitely not the first Western tourist to visit Iran. Some European travel companies still run regular group tours, and though tourism is definitely not what it once was for the country (an eight-year war with ...
Jailed Adviser of Iran Leader Given Medical Leave
Thursday's report by the state-owned IRAN daily says Ali Akbar Javanfekr will return to Tehran's Evin Prison after a four-day leave to treat an undisclosed medical problem. This is the first leave for Javanfekr since he was jailed in September. He has ...
Top aide to Iran's Ahmadinejad temporarily freed from prison
Ahmadinejad aide on leave from Iran jail: report
Iran sidesteps sanctions to export its fuel oil
Yahoo! News (blog)
"The National Iranian Oil Company has been very successful in finding new strategies to circumvent sanctions and sold its fuel oil to Asia in August and September. Now we think Middle Eastern buyers of Iranian fuel oil have reappeared," he said.
India to cut Iran oil imports in FY2014
Iran outwits sanctions, but feels pinch
Trade, Insurance Sanctions Against Iran in US Defense Bill
China aided Iran's missile, nuclear programs, report states
Washington Free Beacon
China's government provided goods and expertise for Iran's nuclear program in the past and also gave Tehran's Islamist regime missiles and other arms as part of the nations' anti-United States policies, according to a congressional commission report ...
Globe and Mail
Changes to Canada's terror list a shot across Iran's bow
Globe and Mail
The Canadian government has listed the clandestine branch of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization and, at the same time, removed a controversial Iranian opposition organization, the People's Mujahedin, from the terror list. The two ...
Former Obama Adviser Ross: US Will Attack Iran If Nuclear Program Isn't ...
If Iran doesn't abandon its nuclear weapons program through negotiations, the United States will respond militarily, says Dennis Ross, a former Mideast adviser to U.S. President Barack Obama. At a symposium in Jerusalem Wednesday, Ross said that ...