New York Times
Iran Is Seeking Lebanon Stake as Syria Totters
New York Times
TANNOURINE, Lebanon — The Islamic republic of Iran recently offered to build a dam in this scenic alpine village, high in the Christian heartland of Lebanon. Farther south, in the dense suburbs of Beirut, Iranian largess helped to rebuild ...
Bullying Hezbollah... Is Jeffrey Feltman Iran's Best Friend in Lebanon?
Voice of America
Clinton: Significant Differences Remain Over Iran's Nuclear Program
Voice of America
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says "significant differences" remain over Iran's nuclear program following two days of talks in Baghdad. She also says Pakistan's conviction of a doctor who helped in the capture of Osama bin Laden is "unjust.
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Oil Gains a Second Day on Europe; Iran Talks End Without
Oil also rose after Iran, OPEC's second-biggest crude producer, and world powers were unable to negotiate a deal on the nation's nuclear program after two days of talks ended in Baghdad. Crude for July delivery gained as much as 38 cents to $91.04 a ...
Oil up as Iran talks extended, eyes weak data
RPT-UPDATE 8-Oil up over 1 pct on Iran talks snag, eyes weak data
Oil rises to near $92 in Europe as talks about Iran's nuclear program with ...
Iran says it helped foil pirate attack on US cargo ship
San Jose Mercury News
By Adam Schreck AP DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Iran and an American-led naval coalition each said Thursday they responded to a distress call by a US-flagged cargo ship that came under fire from gunmen in the Gulf of Oman a day earlier.
Iran Takes Credit for Thwarting Pirate Attack on US-Flagged Vessel
Iran's navy claims it saved US-flagged cargo ship from pirates
Iran navy saves US freighter from pirates: report
NYMEX-Crude ends higher as Iran talks extended
Iran, major powers to meet again in June * Iran talks do not produce an agreement * Coming up: CFTC positions data 3:30 pm EDT Friday NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - US crude futures rose on Thursday after Iran and major powers, unable to produce an ...
Brent crude ends higher as Iran talks extended
Iran Nuclear Talks Post-Mortem: Time to Cash in Some Sanctions
This week's much-anticipated talks between Iran and P5+1 (the permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany) began amid great optimism but ended without even tentative agreement on anything. The good news, such as it is, is that the two sides ...
Iran seeks nuclear rights under NPT: Analyst
Ashton says there were progresses in talks
Azerbaijan Demands Apology From Iran Over Eurovision
Voice of America (blog)
Azerbaijan has demanded a formal apology from Iran for its recent statements in connection with Baku's hosting of the Eurovision song contest. A spokesman for Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday called the statements “insulting” and said the ...
Iran Recalls Its Ambassador From Azerbaijan
Iran recalls ambassador over Eurovision 'gay parade'
Iran's "gay" Eurovision jibes strain Azerbaijan ties
Free Malaysia Today
Insight: Iran's "Great Game" in Afghanistan
By Amie Ferris-Rotman | KABUL (Reuters) - With most foreign combat troops set to withdraw from Afghanistan by 2014, Iran is using the media in the war-ravaged nation to gain influence, a worrying issue for Washington. Nearly a third of Afghanistan's ...
Iran's 'Great Game' in Afghanistan worries Washington
Iran's 'Great Game' in Afghanistan
Israel steps up security ties with China
With Israel offering much-needed technical expertise and China representing a huge new market and influential voice in the international debate over Iran's nuclear program, the two nations have stepped up military cooperation as they patch up a rift ...
Israeli strike on Iran likely, journalist says
West can't ignore Israel / Iran fears
Russia, Iran standing off from Obama's showcase events
Now Iran has abruptly ended the scheduled talks on her nuclear program in Baghdad, affirming no interest in continuing this round without some lightening of sanctions up front. The next round of talks is to be held in Moscow. If they occur, as promised ...