On Iran Talks, Congress Could Play 'Bad Cop'
New York Times
WASHINGTON — When Iranian diplomats sit down in Geneva next Tuesday with the United States and five other world powers for a new round of talks about Iran's nuclear program, Congress will not have a seat at the table. But that does not mean it will ...
Iran's defiant nuclear expansion raises bar for Geneva talks
Iran wants the bomb — and sanctions relief
Congress Won't Spoil Iran Diplomacy
Israeli military sends message to Iran with video of 'special long-range ...
JERUSALEM — In an apparent message to Iran, the Israeli military said Thursday it had carried out a “special long-range flight exercise” and posted rare footage of the drill online. The military said its squadrons practiced refuelling planes in midair ...
Time 'has run out' for Iran nuclear work
Despite Rouhani's diplomacy, chants of 'Death to America' continue in Iran
P5+1 Has High Hopes for Upcoming Iran Nuclear Talks
New York Times
Netanyahu Takes a Lonely Stance Denouncing Iran
New York Times
But when Mr. Netanyahu has recently tried to focus the world on the Iranian nuclear program, using ancient texts, Holocaust history and a 2011 book by Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, he has sometimes come off sounding shrill. As six major world ...
Iran arrests 'network of homosexuals and satanists' at birthday party
Iran's revolutionary guards have announced the arrest of "a network of homosexuals and satanists" in the western city of Kermanshah, close to the country's border with Iraq, prompting fresh alarm over the treatment of gay people in the Islamic republic.
Canadian freed from death row in Iran feels 'reborn'
Iranian-Canadian Hamid Ghassemi-Shall is back in Toronto after spending five years in an Iranian prison and months on death row. “It's great to be back home -- the real home,” said Ghassemi-Shall, who appeared on CTV News Channel with his wife ...
Report: Iran nixes anti-Israel, anti-Zionism conference
According to the report, Iran's foreign ministry cancelled the New Horizon Conference, in the latest move to demonstrate that the country is veering toward a new diplomatic direction under the leadership of new President Hassan Rouhani. Related ...
U.S. News & World Report
US-Iran Détente Would Be Welcome News For Turkey
The possibility of U.S.-Iran rapprochement has always carried with it the prospects of a tectonic shift in the greater Middle East that would lead the region towards a more secure and stable future. Many recognize that promise, even if the process to ...
Survey: Arabs and Jews in Israel Say Obama Looks Weak on Iran, Syria
Two regional powers play shadow warfare at bloody crossroads
Lebanon Stability Depends On Iran-Saudi Entente
Iran pummels Lebanon 6-1 in Asia soccer tournament
The Iranian team, which defeated Tajikistan 2-0 in its opening encounter on October 8, pummeled the Lebanese side 6-1 in a game played at Shahid Bahonar Stadium in the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman, located 1,036 kilometers (643 miles) south of ...
Insight: Exiled Iran dissidents ponder return after Rouhani election
DUBAI (Reuters) - For the first time since Iran's authorities cracked down on dissent after the 2009 presidential election, some critics are returning from exile, spurred by signs of openness by the government of President Hassan Rouhani. Seraj ...
Canadian returns after five-year ordeal in Iranian prison
After a five-and-a-half-year ordeal in an Iranian prison that included abuse, solitary confinement, brutal interrogation and months on death row, Hamid Ghassemi-Shall had only one word for his return to Canada on Thursday. “Freedom.” And he said, “At ...
Hamid Ghassemi-Shall interview
Iranian-Canadian death row prisoner back in Canada