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Investigator From UN Gives Iran Harsh Review
New York Times
GENEVA — With presidential elections approaching in June, Iran has cracked down on journalists, rights activists and lawyers apparently in a bid to stifle dissent, a United Nations investigator said on Tuesday. He also said that the judicial ...
Iran crackdown jeopardizes fair election: UN rights envoy
UN Monitor Slams Iran Over Arrest of Journalists
Iran HR chief condemns UN human rights report
Iran, al-Qaeda relationship is showing cracks, US officials and analysts say
“We believe that Iran continues to allow al-Qaeda to operate a network that moves al-Qaeda money and fighters through Iran to support al-Qaeda activities in South Asia,” David S. Cohen, the Treasury Department's undersecretary for terrorism and ...
Iran plans 'to sue Hollywood' over film
Iran is planning to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning film "Argo" because of the movie's allegedly "unrealistic portrayal" of the country, Iranian media have reported. Several news outlets, including the pro-reform Shargh daily, said on Tuesday that ...
Insulted Iran Officials Plan to Sue Over 'Argo'
Iran to sue Hollywood for fear-mongering with 'Argo'
Iran to sue Hollywood over a series of films, including the Oscar-winning Argo
OPEC Producers Said to Be in Talks to Replace Iran Oil for India
OPEC's biggest oil producers are in talks to supply extra crude to India as the nation prepares to halt purchases from Iran because of global sanctions, four people with knowledge of the matter said. Indian refiners, which are waiting for an order from ...
Israel Uneasy On Iran Ahead of Obama's Visit
I recently wrote on Obama's first term progression on Iran, from engagement to saber-rattling, as a walk-up to what will be a consequential year of diplomacy between Washington, Jerusalem and Tehran. Today the Wall Street Journal's Gerald Seib takes a ...
Iran judges and media hit with EU sanctions
The European Union has imposed sanctions on Iranian judges, media officials and a special police internet monitoring unit linked to the death of a dissident in custody, citing grave human rights violations, the bloc's Official Journal said. The Iranian ...
European Union, citing violations of human rights, tightens sanctions against Iran
European Union imposes new sanctions on Iran
Iran clerics criticize Ahmadinejad for consoling Chavez's mother with a hug
TEHRAN, Iran – Senior Iranian clerics have scolded President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for consoling Hugo Chavez's mother with a hug -- a physical contact considered a sin under Iran's strict Islamic codes. The rebuke follows a widely published photo ...
Iran: claims and counter-claims over doctored Ahmadinejad photo
How much trouble is Iran's Ahmadinejad in for hugging Hugo Chavez's grieving ...
Iran's Ahmadinejad blasted for consoling Chavez's mother
Iran reportedly considering suing Hollywood over 'Argo'
Iranian authorities are planning to sue Hollywood over Ben Affleck's Oscar-winning film "Argo" because they feel the film gives an "unrealistic portrayal" of their country, state media reported Tuesday. The Associated Press reports several news outlets ...
The Times of Israel
In speech to EU Parliament, Israeli President calls Iran world's 'greatest ...
In a speech Tuesday to the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Shimon Peres also called the Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization. But his most scathing criticism was reserved for Iran. "Nobody threatens Iran," he said. "Iran ...
Israeli President: Iran Is World's Greatest Danger
Shimon Peres: Iran Is 'Greatest Danger To Peace In The World'
Israel president tells Europe to do more to pressure Iran
S.Korean POSCO cuts back on Iran steel business
Western sanctions hitting Iran's industrial economy. * POSCO says units follow strict guidelines on trade with Iran. By Jonathan Saul. LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) - South Korean steelmaker POSCO , minority-owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, ...