US Bans 37 Firms in Dispute With Iran
New York Times
The United States on Tuesday blacklisted what it described as a global network of front companies controlled by Iran's top leaders, accusing them of hiding assets and generating billions of dollars' worth of revenue to help Tehran evade sanctions over ...
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Silenced in Iran
Iran's Bahais number more than 300,000 and make up the largest non-Muslim religious minority in Iran, according to Bahai administrators. Since the faith was founded by a man named Baha Allah in 19th-century Persia, Bahais have often been persecuted.
US blacklists global network of Iranian 'front' companies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global network of private companies were blacklisted by the United States on Tuesday for providing revenue to the Iranian government's leadership and helping it evade the pinch from international sanctions on Tehran's nuclear ...
Obama approves sanctions on Iran's currency, autos
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced new sanctions on Iran Monday, targeting the country's currency and automobile industry, the latest effort to isolate Tehran from the global financial system. An executive order by President Obama ...
Iran Outmaneuvers US in the Syrian Proxy War
Syria's uprising offered the possibility of a strategic defeat of Iran. In this scenario, Iran would be weakened by the collapse of Bashar al-Assad's regime, its single Arab ally and a vital link to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia. Isolated, Iran would ...
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Iran's only working nuclear reactor damaged by earthquakes, diplomats say
Several countries monitoring Iran's nuclear program have picked up information that the country's only power-producing nuclear reactor was damaged by one or more of several recent earthquakes, with long cracks appearing in at least one section of the ...
New York Times (blog)
Iran's Khamenei accuses critics of trying to undermine presidential election
TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, accused foreign and domestic critics Tuesday of attempting to undermine the country's June 14 presidential election. “A vote for any of these eight candidates is a vote for the Islamic republic ...
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Iran dissident's funeral turns into anti-government protest
New York Daily News
Wife of Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran takes plea to UN
The wife of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran for his Christian beliefs delivered an impassioned plea to foreign diplomats gathered in Geneva, begging them to press the Islamic republic to free her husband. Naghmeh Abedini, whose husband Saeed ...
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US blacklists global network of Iran-linked companies
BERLIN — The workers at a gas tank factory in Dinslaken, Germany, had questioned the strange goings-on at their company ever since its Iran-linked owners bought it a decade ago. On Tuesday, they got an answer. The U.S. Treasury Department announced ...
Iran aims to keep stoning as punishment for adultery, rights group says
(CNN) -- Stoning remains the way Iranians -- overwhelmingly women -- are punished for committing adultery, Human Rights Watch said Monday. The international group blasted a judicial council in Iraq, made up of 12 religious jurists, for inserting a ...
Escaping While Being Stoned for Adultery is Iran's Hottest New Game Show
'Iran plans to retain stoning as adultery punishment'
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