New York Times
Iran, Turkey's New Ally?
New York Times
WASHINGTON — A bribery and corruption scandal has plunged Turkey into crisis, seriously undermining Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's authority. Mr. Erdogan now faces serious challenges from both secularists suspicious of his Islamist agenda and ...
Iran negotiating with Russia over construction of new nuclear plants
Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, announced on Iran's Channel 1 on Saturday that the new plants will help solve the country's energy needs, Iran's Mehr News Agency reported. Related: Iranian nuclear chief: Islamic ...
Report: Iran Keeping New Centrifuges Offline
Report: Iran nuclear chief says new centrifuges are being kept offline
Iran could seize on new sanctions bill to drive wedge between Israel lobby, US ...
Instagram Gets Blocked, Then Unblocked in Iran
For approximately 12 hours, Instagram became the latest apparent victim of Iran's Internet censorship system commonly known as the "Filternet." The blocking of Instagram was initially reported by Iranian netizens early Sunday, and later confirmed by ...
Instagram temporarily blocked in Iran
Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if US adds sanctions
Los Angeles Times
TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran's nuclear program if Congress adopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said. The bill would direct Iran's nuclear agency to ...
Iran's Oil-For-Cash Scheme
The first hint of the Iranian angle in the corruption probes launched by Turkish police in the face of government obstruction came before Christmas when a complicated oil-for-gold deal between Turkey and Iran was unmasked. The investigators didn't set ...
Iran's Turkish Gold Rush
Turkey's Corruption Scandal Exposes 'Gas-For-Gold' Scheme With Iran
Turkey's political turmoil may be tied to its relations with Iran
Officials: Iran talks hit bump over enrichment
VIENNA — Iran is taking steps to improve its ability to speed up uranium enrichment that could delay implementation of a nuclear deal with six world powers because Tehran's moves are opposed by the United States and its allies. Iran's nuclear chief ...
Top Iranian official calls for direct talks with US
TEHRAN, Iran – The top foreign adviser to Iran's supreme leader on Friday called for separate talks directly with the United States amid the multilateral negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. The remarks Friday by Ali Akbar Velayati signaled a high ...
Syria: We Want Iran to Participate in Geneva 2 Talks
Syria's Foreign Minister clarified on Sunday that his country is committed to having its key regional ally Iran attend a planned peace conference next month to which it has yet to be invited, reported AFP. “Syria is committed to Iran joining the peace ...
In technical talks with Iran, the devil is in the details
NEW YORK – A third round of technical talks will begin on Monday between Iran and world powers, still struggling over how to implement an interim deal they reached last month intended to arrest the Islamic Republic's nuclear program. These quiet ...
Mounting pressure for Obama to drop Iran support
Oprah and Obama facing mounting pressure today to drop his support for a recent nuclear agreement with -- And back a new round of sanctions it comes after tea Ron announced this week that it is now in the process. A building a new generation of ...