The Associated Press
Iran Boosts Output, Exports of Crude as Saudis Cut, JODI Shows
By Wael Mahdi on April 18, 2012 Iran increased output and exports of oil in February as Saudi Arabia cut back on production and shipments, official data posted on the Joint Organization Data Initiative's website showed. Iran, the second-largest ...
Swiss government freezes more Iranian assets
Oil buyers cut more Iran imports due to sanctions
Swiss govt says it has frozen more Iranian assets in Switzerland _ 11 ...
The Daily Star
Iran Picks Awkward Time to Escalate Gulf Tensions
Another crisis is brewing in the Middle East, this time between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Arab Emirates. Iranian president Ahmadinejad took the unprecedented step of visiting the disputed Gulf island of Abu Musa that both countries ...
Iran slams Gulf Arab "interference" over disputed islands
Iran MPs reject UAE 'interference' over islands
Iran's sovereignty over 3 Persian Gulf islands is non-negotiable: Mehmanparast
Netanyahu defends comparison of Iran, Nazi Holocaust
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected criticism of his likening of a nuclear-armed Iran to the Nazi Holocaust as improper, saying in an address to the country on Wednesday that "uncomfortable truths" must be aired.
European Jewish group fears Israel-Iran backlash
Bibi, Peres invoke Iran threat during Yom Hashoah ceremony
Israel's Peres opens annual Holocaust memorial day with story of his own ...
Iran starts feed grain imports as sanctions bite
By Sarah McFarlane and Michael Hogan | LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's state feed agency SLAL is tendering to buy corn and soybean meal, European traders said on Wednesday, needed to feed the country's large livestock herds as private importers struggle with ...
Iran Arrests 15 People Accused in Assassination Plot
New York Times
Iran's state media announced on Wednesday that 15 people, including Iranians and unspecified foreigners, had been arrested in connection with what the country's Intelligence Ministry described as a “Zionist-regime-linked” plot to assassinate one of its ...
Iran reports arrests of alleged spies for Israel
Iran arrests 15 pro-Israeli spies over nuclear scientist assassination plot
Iran Arrests 15 'Spies And Terrorists', Says They Are Israel-Linked
Exclusive: Bolivia says may de-flag Iranian ships
By Daniel Fineren | DUBAI (Reuters) - Bolivia could strike 15 vessels linked to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines off its shipping register just weeks after IRISL found Bolivian replacements for their Maltese and Cypriot flags.
Factbox - Iranian ships now flying Bolivian flags
Christian Science Monitor
Why Iranian engineers attended North Korea's failed rocket launch
Christian Science Monitor
Iranian rocket specialists were at the launch of North Korea's failed rocket test last week, according to South Korean reports. North Korea and Iran have long cooperated on long-range missiles. By Donald Kirk, Correspondent / April 18, 2012 A soldier ...
North Korea-Iran link worries analysts
Mark Caserta: US must maintain its military resolve
Porsche Halts Car Sales In Iran
Porsche has joined Hyundai in its decision to cease selling cars in Iran, after a group called United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) asked both automakers to stop. A Porsche spokesman confirmed the company is no longer shipping to Iran.
Porsche leaves Iran to support anti-nuclear initiative
Porsche Is Latest Automaker To Exit Iran
Iranian Diplomat Accused of Fondling at Brazilian Swimming Club
Wall Street Journal
By JOHN LYONS SÃO PAULO—An Iranian diplomat has been accused of fondling girls at a local swimming pool in Brazil's capital city, a case testing local perceptions of diplomatic immunity laws. Police detained the diplomat on Saturday at a swim club in ...
Gay Star News
Iran Cleric Slams Gays And Lesbians As Being Inferior To Animals
As The Guardian is reporting, Ayatollah Abdollah Javadi-Amoli, an influential cleric and an Islamic scholar based in Iran's holy city of Qom, referred to homosexuals as inferior to dogs and pigs in a new speech. "If a society commits a new sin, ...
Iran Ayatollah says gays are 'worse than dogs and pigs'