Jim Hoagland: A package deal on Iran and Syria
His last best hope may now lie in linking the two crises in bargaining with Russia and Iran, Assad's two most important foreign backers. They risk losing everything they have invested in that country by continuing to bet that Assad — and the Syrian ...
Iran may be reconsidering position on Syria
CNN: Assad using Iran-made missiles
Iran: Navy Begins War Games Near Vital Waterway
New York Times
Iran's naval forces began six days of war games on Friday in the Gulf of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow waterway considered vital to international oil tanker traffic. Accounts in the state-run news media said the war games, covering a ...
Iran Starts Six-Day Hormuz Strait Drill to Show 'Readiness'
Iran starts naval drill, prepares to confront Western threats
Iran starts war games in Strait of Hormuz
US enacts anti-Iran bill for the Americas
President Barack Obama has signed a law to counter Iran's alleged influence in Latin America, through a new diplomatic and political strategy to be designed by the State Department, the AFP news agency reported. Enacted on Friday, the Countering Iran ...
Iran Conducts War Games in Strait of Hormuz
Iran Conducts War Games in Strait of Hormuz. Advertisement. Details. Description. American Islamic Forum for Democracy President Zuhdi Jasser on international concerns over Iran conducting war games. Duration 3:45; Date Dec 28, 2012. Advertisement ...
Obama's challenge, Iran's nuclear plans
As Barack Obama prepares to start his second presidential term next month, one foreign policy issue looms larger than most. His challenge is to craft a deal with Iran that can finally lay to rest the world's fears that Tehran is driving forward with ...
Will America Seize the Moment on Iran?
'Iran slowed uranium enrichment, may want deal'
Obama Falling for Iran Deception Again?
NYT: Iran converted some enriched uranium to more benign form
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
(JTA) -- Iran has converted some of its uranium to a more benign form, The New York Times reported. Citing U.S. and other Western officials, the paper reported on Friday that Iran began in August to convert some of its uranium enriched to 20 percent ...
Iran's Slowing of Enrichment Efforts May Show It Wants a Deal, Analysts Say
US sees hopeful sign in Iran pausing 20% stockpile
Iran scales down uranium enrichment
Iraq's Star Rises in OPEC as Global Embargo Hurts Iran
Iraq has become the region's second- fastest growing economy, attracting investment from Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and OAO Lukoil in the nine years since the ouster of Saddam Hussein. Iran, stymied by a European Union and U.S. ban on oil exports, ...
Iran to relocate airport after discovering oil under the tarmac
Iran is under pressure from international sanctions, mainly over oil exports, imposed by the UN Security Council, the US and the EU in order to curb the Islamic Republic's controversial nuclear program. Iranian oil production fell by up to 60% this ...
Special Report: Inside the West's economic war with Iran
Iran Sanctions Update: New Restrictive Measures In The UK And EU
Iran conducts non-oil trade worth $71 bln with other countries
Iranian Leader Fires Woman From Cabinet
New York Times
Iran's president on Thursday dismissed his health minister, the only woman to serve in the cabinet since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, after she publicly criticized the government's response to acute shortages of medicine imports, an indirect ...
Iran's only female cabinet minister sacked
Iran's president dismisses health minister
Iran's Ahmadinejad sacks only female minister
Iran starts navy drills in Strait of Hormuz: IRNA
Yahoo! News (blog)
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran started on Friday six days of naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz, the official IRNA news agency reported, maneuvers aimed at showcasing its military capabilities in what is a vital oil and gas shipping route. Naval commander ...