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Focus on Syria and Iran Instead
New York Times
Although Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly wants to catalyze Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, he will find that urgent issues spawned by Iran and Syria will demand much of his focus. Kerry's first trip in his new job was dominated by the Syrian ...
Iran's foes are Israel's friends
US should talk with Iran about Syria
Rockler: Obama's suggestion for future US involvement with Iran problematic
China Oil Tanker Seen at Iran Port for First Time Since EU Ban
A Chinese supertanker able to haul 2 million barrels of crude sent a signal from Iran's largest export terminal in what may be the first visit of its kind since a European ban on insuring shipments in July. The Yuan Yang Hu, belonging to state-owned ...
Fars News Agency
Around the block How Iranian companies manage to keep trading with foreigners
“IT'S all about the documents,” says Sajad, a manager of an Iranian shipping firm. “Iran is in the printing business now.” He is referring to the lengths to which Iranian companies go to circumvent sanctions. In this case, the documents are faked to ...
Iran News Round Up March 26, 2013
Iran's Non-Oil Exports Stand at $50bln despite Sanctions
Iran sets $59 billion target for annual non-oil revenues
Iran ordered to pay $40m for taking share of dairy
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has ordered Iran to pay $40.55 million for confiscating an American company's share in an Iranian dairy. In a ruling Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Leon awarded McKesson Corp. $29.3 million in damages ...
Iran criticises Arab League over Syria
Iran has criticised the Arab League for allowing an opposition leader to fill Syria's vacant seat at the organisation's annual summit and described it as "dangerous behaviour". With Syrian membership to the 22-member league suspended in November 2011, ...
Iran slams Arab League over Syria opposition seat
AL mistakes complicating Syria crisis: Iran FM
Analysts: Arab Recognition Boosts Syrian Opposition, Arms Flow
Iran's New Year Challenges
Council on Foreign Relations
The Iranian leadership confronts a thicket of national and international challenges at the outset of the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, including an upcoming presidential election, simmering sectarian conflict in the region, and talks on its ...
How Iran Could Get the Bomb Overnight
Iran: Key Data Points from the Pew Research Center
NATO study: US-Israeli cyberattack on Iran was 'act of force'
Iran condemns Arab League's statement on Iranian islands in Persian Gulf
The islands have historically been part of Iran, proof of which can be found and corroborated by countless historical, legal, and geographical documents in Iran and other parts of the world. However, the United Arab Emirates has repeatedly laid claim ...
Why now is the perfect time for a vacation to Iran (sort of)
Washington Post (blog)
Iran's inflation is indeed high, perhaps as high as 110 percent for 2012, an economist told Wood. It got so bad, he writes, “Authorities tried to ban currency trading for a few weeks in October, when the inflation rate peaked, but they failed. Finally ...
Christian Science Monitor
Report: Sanctions may be speeding Iran's nuclear advancement
Christian Science Monitor
A report released today – based on 30 in-depth interviews with Iranian officials, analysts, and businessmen – explains that dilemma and Iran's determined defiance to Western policymakers, who will conduct a fifth round of nuclear negotiations with Iran ...
Nuclear achievements neutralizing Western sanctions: Iran MP
'Iran may freeze some nuclear activity to ease sanctions'
Blunt sanctions fail to deter Iran