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Iran won't build nuclear weapon in 2012, says draft Isis report - The Guardian Thu, 26 Jan 2012 03:07:56 GMT

The Guardian

Iran won't build nuclear weapon in 2012, says draft Isis report
The Guardian
Iran is unlikely to move towards building a nuclear weapon in 2012 because it cannot yet produce enough weapon-grade uranium and is being deterred by sanctions and the prospect of an Israeli attack, according to a draft report by the Institute for ...
Iran won't move toward nuclear weapon in 2012: ISIS reportChicago Tribune
Iran won't move toward nuclear weapon in 2012 - ISIS reportReuters India
Iran, Bias And The Bomb - OpEdEurasia Review
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Iran Oil Halt to OECD Likely to Raise Price by $30, IMF Says - Bloomberg Wed, 25 Jan 2012 22:47:03 GMT

CTV.ca

Iran Oil Halt to OECD Likely to Raise Price by $30, IMF Says
Bloomberg
A halt of Iran's oil exports to countries in the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development would likely lead to a crude price increase of as much as $30 a barrel, the International Monetary Fund said. The blockade of Iranian oil “without ...
IMF: halt in Iran oil could push crude up 30 percentReuters
'Iranian MPs mulling plan to cut oil exports to Europe'Tehran Times
Iranian lawmakers to take up bill banning oil sales to Europe in retaliation ...Washington Post

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In Reversal, Iran Allows Interest Rates to Increase - New York Times Thu, 26 Jan 2012 02:59:59 GMT

Financial Times

In Reversal, Iran Allows Interest Rates to Increase
New York Times
Facing a wave of panic selling by Iranians worried that international sanctions and inflation are destroying the value of the country's currency, the rial, Iran's president reversed himself on Wednesday and allowed bank interest rates to rise sharply ...
Iran hikes interest ratesTVNZ
Iran to raise interest rates to ease fearsHouston Chronicle
Iran's Ahmadinejad ups rates to stem money crisisReuters
Financial Times -Tehran Times
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Iran's Oil Pipedream - Wall Street Journal Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:55:18 GMT

The Nation, Pakistan

Iran's Oil Pipedream
Wall Street Journal
By BENOÎT FAUCON After being slapped with an oil ban by the European Union this week, Iran has suggested its petroleum could be simply displaced, not lost, in the fungible pool of global oil markets. But experts disagree, saying the sanctions are ...
S.Africa assesses scenario of Iran oil import cutsReuters
Saudi Oil Can Replace Large Share of Iran Exports, EIU SaysBusinessWeek
Oil prices steady despite Iran tensionsCBS News
San Francisco Chronicle -Washington Post -Gather.com
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Iranian film scores rare double Oscar nod - Reuters Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:03:43 GMT

Indian Express

Iranian film scores rare double Oscar nod
Reuters
By Jordan Riefe | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Iran scored its first foreign language film Oscar nomination in 14 years on Tuesday dominating a field of movies with subjects ranging from Jewish refugees in wartime Poland to corruption in the Flemish beef ...
Iranian, Belgian, Canadian, Israeli and Polish films competing for foreign ...Washington Post
Iran, Israel face off in filmIsrael 21C
Joseph Cedar's 'Footnote' nominated for OscarHaaretz (blog)

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For Somalia rescue, look to legacy of Iran - BBC News Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:19:56 GMT

BBC News

For Somalia rescue, look to legacy of Iran
BBC News
Anyone seeking to find the roots of yesterday's successful rescue mission in Somalia should start by looking in the sands of Iran. It was only following the disastrous attempt to rescue hostages there in the spring of 1980 that the US military invested ...

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How Iran Controls Afghanistan - Fox News Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:56:30 GMT

Fox News

How Iran Controls Afghanistan
Fox News
But while Pakistan's role has been widely discussed -- most Afghans will point to concrete examples -- Iran's involvement is more subtle. Iranian influence is all encompassing--the Islamic government funds Afghan Shiite sects and politicians, ...
Afghan jailed for 16 years for spying for IranAFP

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Azerbaijan arrests plot suspects, cites Iran link - Reuters Wed, 25 Jan 2012 22:03:15 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Azerbaijan arrests plot suspects, cites Iran link
Reuters
Security ministry says suspects had indirect links with Iranian intelligence * Azeri media report Israeli ambassador, rabbi targeted * Israeli military says Hezbollah, others targeting Israel in attack bids abroad By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU, ...
Iran's terror proxyJerusalem Post
Azeri politicians: Iran creating provocationYnetnews
Azerbaijan police foil Iran plot to assassinate Israel ambassadorTelegraph.co.uk

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With EU Embargo on Iran Oil, Chinese Traders Set to Seize Opportunity - Wall Street Journal (blog) Thu, 26 Jan 2012 03:55:24 GMT

With EU Embargo on Iran Oil, Chinese Traders Set to Seize Opportunity
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Europe's decision to embargo Iranian oil exports is strategically sound, since a nuclear-armed Iran is in no one's interest. Yet, policymakers are overlooking how an embargo may strategically reshape the global oil trade in China's favor.


Pattern of Intimidation Is Seen in Arrests of Iranian Journalists and Bloggers - New York Times Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:16:50 GMT

Pattern of Intimidation Is Seen in Arrests of Iranian Journalists and Bloggers
New York Times
The judicial authorities in Iran have arrested at least half a dozen journalists and bloggers over the past few weeks, according to their acquaintances, opposition Web sites and rights groups. The moves appear to be part of a pre-emptive campaign of ...
Iran steps up arrests of journalists and activists ahead of electionsThe National
Iran: New Assault on Freedom of InformationHuman Rights Watch

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