New York Times
Trying Unlikely Comeback, Ex-Iran President Strikes Chord With Public
New York Times
TEHRAN — There was a time when Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani seemed to have it all. A founder of the Islamic Revolution, he headed a family empire that owned the second biggest Iranian airline, Mahan, had a near monopoly on the lucrative pistachio ...
Religious leaders ban 30 women from running for Iran's presidency
Iran rejects women presidential hopefuls
Iran May Ban Candidates Who Seek Ties With US
France: West should place 'decisive sanctions' against Iran
Iran's inflexible stance on curbing its nuclear program should lead the US and European nations to implement "decisive sanctions" against the Islamic Republic in the coming months, AFP cited French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian as saying on Friday.
Iran's Saeed Jalili warns West over Syria
Nuclear Iran Unlikely to Tilt Regional Power Balance – Report
IAEA chief says Iran refuses to cooperate
How Iran Benefits From an Illicit Gold Trade With Turkey
Last month, a bipartisan group of 47 members of Congress penned a letter to Secretaries John Kerry and Jack Lew calling for clarification on Turkey's financial dealings with Iran. Under the initiative of South Carolina Republican Representative Jeff ...
Iran's Farhadi And China's Jia Make Cannes Splash
CANNES, France (AP) — Two directors from countries with tough film censorship brought bold and probing movies to the Cannes Film Festival on Friday — one exploring China's social problems, the other delving into the mysteries of the human heart.
New York Times
Iran pulls out of LA wrestling meet
USA Wrestling says that Iran has pulled out of a dual meet set for Sunday in Los Angeles. The organization said Friday that the Iranian Wrestling Federation told them the team's schedule has changed and that it has returned to Iran. No further reasons ...
Why the US, Russia, and Iran Can All Agree To Wrestle
Three Foes Unite to Keep Wrestling in Olympics
Iran and US wrestling teams meet in NYC
Iran's ban on female presidential candidates contradicts Constitution
Mohammad Yazdi, a clerical member of Iran's Council of Guardians, a constitutional body responsible for ensuring that legislation adheres to Iran's Constitution, as interpreted by Iran's religious scholars and Islamic law, and for vetting presidential ...
Turkish PM says no decision yet on further Iran oil import cuts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey had already significantly reduced its oil imports from Iran, which is under the choke of Western sanctions, and further cutbacks would depend on his country's energy ...
Erdogan says no decision yet on further Iran oil cuts
India looking to broaden range of exports to Iran - Gulf Times
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's president (left) shakes hands with Manmohan Singh, India's prime minister, during a meeting at Singh's office in New Delhi, India (file). India is looking to broaden its range of exports to Iran to help balance bilateral ...
Iran to source vehicles, medicines from India
US lifts sanctions on Iraq bank that had links to Iran
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had allowed an Iraqi bank to again conduct business with the U.S. financial system after the bank showed it was no longer helping Iran evade financial sanctions. Iraq's Elaf Islamic Bank BELF.
US removes Iraqi bank from Iran sanctions list
Local News US MUST STOP IRAN PLOT
Gulf Daily News
WASHINGTON: It is in America's strategic interest to help Bahrain as it battles an Iranian plot to destabilise the kingdom, it has been declared. Bahrain is threatened by Iranian agents who are working with protest leaders and radical clerics to ...