Iran Assails House Sanctions Bill, Saying It Will Complicate Nuclear Dispute
New York Times (blog)
TEHRAN — Iran reacted angrily on Thursday to the overwhelming approval of harsh legislation on sanctions by the House of Representatives, saying the action would further complicate stalled negotiations aimed at resolving the protracted dispute over ...
AIPAC's Push To Scuttle Iran Diplomacy
Iran condemns tougher US oil sanctions bill passed by House
House Passes Bill to Strengthen US Sanctions on Iran
Israeli man accused of attempting to spy for Iran
JERUSALEM – A state prosecutor has charged an Israeli man with offering to spy for Iran, Israel's archenemy. The indictment, released on Thursday, says the suspect belongs to the fringe ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect Neturei Karta, which opposes Israel's ...
Iran's 'Jerusalem Day': Behind the rallies and rhetoric
Gag order lifted || Anti-Zionist Haredi sect member charged with offering to ...
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in Israel charged with spying for Iran
Sending Message to Iran, House Approves Tougher Sanctions
New York Times
The House overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would impose the toughest sanctions yet on Iran, calling the measure a critical step to cripple the country's disputed nuclear program and brushing aside calls for restraint by critics who ...
Hopes ride on Iran's Rouhani, but huge task ahead
DUBAI (Reuters) - A wave of optimism has swept Iran since Hassan Rouhani was elected president last month, but as he takes office on Sunday the moderate cleric has a monumental task to resolve the nuclear dispute, ease stringent sanctions and revive a ...
Netanyahu hails US Iran sanctions
JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed new US sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme, approved ahead of the new Iranian president's inauguration. "Following the Iranian elections the (US) House of ...
Rohani Clout in Iran Corridors of Power May Aid Nuclear Deal
Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani once complained that the Islamic Republic's leaders tend to take extreme positions in negotiations with the West and find it hard to compromise. Rohani is about to get a chance to prove he can do better. The former ...
Iran: Can Rouhani Deliver?
Iran says proposed new US sanctions are a blow to efforts on nuclear talks
Thursday's state TV report follows U.S. House passage of calls to tighten sanctions on Iran's oil sector, which already is under major pressures from Western economic measures seeking to rein in Iran's nuclear program. The U.S. plan now moves to the ...
US House passes Iran sanctions bill to slash oil exports
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives easily passed a bill on Wednesday to tighten sanctions on Iran, showing a strong message to Tehran over its disputed nuclear program days before President-elect Hassan Rouhani is sworn in.
Could New Iran Sanctions Help With a Nuclear Deal?
Foreign Policy (blog)
To the dismay of liberal Democrats, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a new round of sanctions against Iran on Wednesday just as newly-elected President Hassan Rouhani prepares to take office. In a 400-20 landslide vote, lawmakers ...
Christian Science Monitor
Iran Seen Able to Process Bomb-Grade Uranium Next Year
Iran may achieve the “critical capability” to process low-enriched uranium into material for a nuclear weapon without detection by international inspectors by mid-2014, according to a report by a research group. Iran would reach this capability by ...
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US lawmakers seek to delay Congress bill to ban Iran
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