Minneapolis Star Tribune
New Iran sanctions target industry in bid for deal curbing nuclear program
New U.S. sanctions have broadened the front in the West's escalating economic conflict with Iran, targeting large swaths of the country's industrial infrastructure even as Iranian leaders are indicating a willingness to resume negotiations on the ...
Two concepts to understand about Iran
Obama enacts new Iran sanctions, despite opposing them
Go-it-alone attack on Iran not in cards for Israel: Lebanese diplomat
The Next Web
Iran develops software to control access to social networks
Iran's government is developing "intelligent software" designed to give citizens controlled and restricted access to banned social-networking sites, the chief of Iran's national police tells the local media. "Smart control of social networks will not ...
Iran reportedly creating software to allow controlled access to social networks
Iran's Developing “Intelligent Software” For Censoring Social Networks
Iran developing "intelligent software" to censor social networks instead of ...
Iran Lawmakers Seek Deeper Probe in Blogger Death
A powerful group in Iran's parliament called Sunday for expanded investigations into the death of a jailed blogger in a case that has already brought down the chief of the Internet-monitoring police and opened rare public debates over the growing ...
Iran MPs urge action on blogger death
Iran MPs Hear Report On Death Of Jailed Blogger
Iran's Parliament released report on Sattar Beheshti Death
Iran still spending to defend its key OPEC role -oil min
DUBAI Jan 6 (Reuters) - Iran has spent almost $25 billion on upstream oil and gas projects since last March but needs to keep investing to keep its influence in OPEC, Iran's oil minister said on Sunday. Iranian oil production fell sharply last year, as ...
Washington Post (blog)
Iran's parliament panel seeks 'special' investigation into blogger death
Washington Post (blog)
TEHRAN, Iran — A powerful group in Iran's parliament called Sunday for expanded investigations into the death of a jailed blogger in a case that has already brought down the chief of the Internet-monitoring police and opened rare public debates over ...
Iran says agricultural exports booming despite sanctions
DUBAI - Iran's agricultural exports grew last year, with pistachio and saffron sales almost doubling, despite Western sanctions on trade with the country, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Iran's deputy agriculture minister as saying on Saturday.
International Business Times
Canadian Who Sheltered Americans During Iran Hostage Crisis Dies
Voice of America
John Sheardown, a former Canadian diplomat, who sheltered fugitive American Embassy staffers in his Tehran home during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979, has died. He was 88 years old. Sheardown had been treated for Alzheimer's disease and other ...
Canadian who sheltered Americans in Iran dies
John Sheardown, Canadian diplomat who sheltered Americans during Iran ...
John Sheardown Dies; Canadian Diplomat Who Sheltered Americans In Iran ...
Hagel Means Iran Containment
The news that President Obama has finally decided to move ahead with the nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel to be the secretary of defense illustrates the difference between politics and policy. Last year while in the midst of a re-election year ...
Top Pundit: Hagel Means Israel Faces Iran Alone
Senate GOP leader says Hagel would face question on Israel, Iran if named ...
Report: Iran's Press-TV Praises Pending Hagel Pick
Foreign investment in Iran's oil sector stands at $20bn: Minister
Considering the illegal sanctions imposed against Iran, Tehran should increase its oil output to maintain its production position in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Qasemi added. At the beginning of 2012, the United States ...
Iran's non-oil imports decline by over $4.7 billion in 9 months
Australia to oversee Taliban, Iran sanctions
Australia has been appointed to chair the UN Security Council committees overseeing the international sanctions regimes against Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Iran. Foreign Minister Bob Carr says the role, which comes after Australia won a seat on the ...
Australia heads UN sanctions strategy