Iran, Syria among top for G-8 and NATO
Discussion will be aimed directly and indirectly at Russia, a sometime protector of both Iran and Syria and the chief blockade to such US goals as an arms embargo on Syria. The gatherings come in the shadow of the eurozone debt crisis and plummeting ...
Wall Street Journal
Iran Is Weathering 'Difficulties' From Sanctions, Official Says
Wall Street Journal
By JAY SOLOMON NEW YORK—Iran's top economic planner acknowledged that Western sanctions are posing economic "difficulties" for Tehran, but predicted his country would weather the financial onslaught. Shamseddin Hosseini, Iran's minister of economy and ...
World powers forge joint approach to Iran talks
Poll: Opposition to Iran going nuclear widespread
Iran may seek "tactical gain" with UN nuclear deal
The Guardian (blog)
Iran sanctions bill blocked in US Senate
A Senate bill intended to tighten economic sanctions against Iran was blocked Thursday by Senate Republicans who said they were holding out for an even tougher measure that included an explicit threat of a US military strike if Iran refuses to curb its ...
For Iran 'Breakthrough,' Coalition Cannot Break Down
Iran sanctions bill blocked in U.S. Senate
Iran helps Syria skirt oil sanctions, report says
New York Times
Obama, G8 may remind Iran of their own "oil weapon"
G8 to discuss oil market strains at Camp David * G8 could say it's prepared to use oil reserves * Iran oil exports have fallen by a fifth this year (Adds Hollande comment in para 5) By Timothy Gardner and Jonathan Leff WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, ...
Obama, G8 may remind Iran of their own 'oil weapon'
Iran Sanctions Delay Seen by Gibson Hurting Rates for Tankers
OPEC Sees Sanctions Taking Toll on Iran Oil Production
The Nation, Pakistan
Iranian protesters denounce Saudi-Bahrain union plan
Cleric: Union is "ill-fated plot" Muslims won't tolerate * Iran-Gulf Arab tensions on the rise DUBAI May 18 (Reuters) - Thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday against plans for union between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, state television showed, ...
Iranian Protests Heat Up Over Saudi-Bahrain Agreement
Bahrain protesters decry unity plans with Saudis
Iran summons Bahrain envoy
Iran-born singer hiding in Germany after rap prompts online death threats
BERLIN — An Iranian-born singer who went into hiding after receiving death threats for allegedly insulting a Shiite Muslim saint said Friday he didn't intend to provoke the wrath of religious extremists. Shahin Najafi, who has lived in Germany since ...
Iran prez: British don't want me at games
Ahmadinejad was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying he would like to be "beside Iranian athletes" during the Games but the British are reluctant to have him. "I would like to be next to our young athletes at the 2012 Olympics but the host ...
Ahmadinejad wants to attend Olympics
Iran Threatens to Sue Over Google Maps Slap
By David Vranicar Today in international tech news: Still irked about Google Maps' non-labeling of the Persian Gulf, Iranian state-run media says the country is considering legal action against the search company. In the UK, police implement a system ...
Iran to Sue Google
Iran threatens to sue Google for not labeling Persian Gulf
Iran: Map Sets Off Dispute With Google
Netanyahu: Iran won't take nuclear talks seriously
Christian Science Monitor
Speaking in Prague, Israel's prime minister compared Iran's nuclear drive to that of North Korea, and said he has seen no evidence of Iran taking upcoming talks seriously. By Tom A. Peter, Correspondent / May 18, 2012 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ...
Netanyahu: No sign Iran will stop nuclear weapons path
Netanyahu skeptical Iran would end nuclear program
Netanyahu doubts Iran will end nuke plans
International Business Times
Japan looks to central bank to pay for Iran oil: Nikkei
(Reuters) - The Japanese government and private sector bank officials are considering asking the Bank of Japan (BOJ) for help in settling Iranian oil transactions, the Nikkei reported. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, which handles most of Japan's ...
Japan Questions Jurisdiction Of US Court Order Freezing Iran Assets
Japan Considers Using Central Bank To Circumvent Iran Oil Payment Embargo