Iran state TV lauds new president's nuke stance
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president-elect believes it's possible to strike a deal that would allow the country to keep enriching uranium while assuring the West it will not produce a nuclear weapon. That's according to remarks by Hasan Rowhani from ...
Persian power Can Iran be stopped?
IN 2009 Iran was on the verge of electing a reformer as president. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, subverted the vote and crushed the ensuing protests. Last week the same desire for change handed a landslide victory to Hassan Rohani—and Mr ...
Iran Sanctions: Foreign Banks Kick Sand In Uncle Sam's Face
We had another instance last week when a Japanese bank was found to have egregiously flouted the American-led financial embargo on Iran. The bank, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), allegedly routed no less than 28,000 payments, ...
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Netanyahu: Iran seeks nuclear arsenal of 200 bombs
Iranian president-elect Hassan Rohani's victory in the recent elections demonstrates the hollowness of the argument that stiff sanctions would unite the Iranian people around the regime, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in an interview published ...
Change not expected from Iran's 'moderate' president
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Albania accepts 71 Iran exiles from Iraq: UN
BAGHDAD (AFP) – Seventy-one members of an exiled Iranian opposition group based at a camp near Baghdad have been relocated to Albania, the UN said Saturday, a week after the camp suffered deadly mortar attacks. The resettlement is the latest in ...
Iran says French minister's remarks on nuclear program unrealistic
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Araqchi has rejected the recent remarks by French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about Tehran's nuclear energy program as “unrealistic”. On Thursday, Le Drian said that Iran's possible obtaining of a nuclear ...
'Israel has every right to defend itself against Iran'
Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz supported Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's latest claim that Israel has every right to defend itself against Iran, during an interview with Channel 2 News. "We will never agree to give up our right to defend ...
Iran offers assistance to flood-stricken Canadians
Iran is ready to dispatch relief aid, via the nation's Red Crescent Society, to the Canadians as well as the Iranian expatriates affected by the devastating floods, he added. Heavy floods caused by torrential rain in Canada on Friday left at least ...
Crude oil: Iraq to fill gap left by Iran
With crude oil imports from Iran, due to sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the European Union, taking a hit in the last year, Iraq has assured India that it would compensate the country's shortfall due to decline in oil supplies from Iran ...
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Supporting anti-Israel resistance unchanging policy for Iran: Envoy
Iran's Ambassador to Beirut Ghazanfar Roknabadi says strengthening anti-Israel resistance is among the unchanging policies of the Islamic Republic. “Strengthening the spirit of resistance against the usurper Zionist regime as well as supporting the ...