US Eases Sanctions to Allow Good-Will Exchanges With Iran
New York Times
The Obama administration on Tuesday eased longstanding restraints on humanitarian and good-will activities between Iran and the United States, including athletic exchanges. It was at least the second American government relaxation of Iranian sanctions ...
US loosens sanctions on Iran for disaster relief, sports
US eases sanctions on Iran for disaster relief, sports
US allows sports, humanitarian exchanges with Iran
Iran's Rouhani says time for resolving nuclear dispute limited
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the time for resolving Iran's nuclear dispute with the West was limited, and urged the world to seize the opportunity of his election. Iran has been engaged in on-off negotiations ...
Iran says it won't budge on nuclear program, demands respect from West
What an attack on Syria will mean for US-Iran relations
Is Iran coming in from the cold? Hints pile up as new president prepares for ...
Israel: Proposed Syrian WMD compromise could serve as template for Iran
Syria's readiness to consider relinquishing its stockpiles of chemical weapons in hopes of evading punitive strikes by the US military should serve as a template for the international community's strategy in confronting a nuclear-driven Iran ...
In Iran, a change in tone on Syria
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Loosening Internet restrictions in Iran? Ministers sign-up for Facebook
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press. TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's entire Cabinet has opened Facebook pages in what is seen as a move toward greater government openness — even though the social media site is blocked in the Islamic Republic. The Facebook ...
Iran backs plan to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control
Iran says it's behind Russia's offer to work with Syria to put its chemical weapons under international control. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman believes Moscow's offer could be decisive. Tehran is one of Syria's staunchest allies and has blamed ...
Iran stands behind Assad regime
Iran: strike on Syria may trigger attack on Israel
Iran welcomes Russia's proposal on Syria
Top aide under reformist ex-president named Iran security body chief
DUBAI (Reuters) - Former defense minister Ali Shamkhani was appointed head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Iranian news agencies reported on Tuesday, in a further sign of a shift towards relative moderation under new President Hassan ...
Iran: At least 44 killed in bus collision near Qom
At least 44 people died when two buses collided near the Iranian city of Qom, say local news reports. The accident happened late on Monday when a tyre on one of the buses burst and it swerved into oncoming traffic, hitting the other bus head-on. Dozens ...
Forty-four killed in collision of two buses in Iran
Iran: 44 killed as two buses collide
Iran Bus Crash: Head-On Collision Kills 44
Middle East Online
Iranian exiles claim Iraq plans to deport 7 members to Iran, a charge Baghdad ...
BAGHDAD — An Iranian dissident group whose camp in Iraq was the scene of a disputed outbreak of violence last week claimed Tuesday that Iraqi authorities plan to hand over seven allegedly detained members to Iran. Baghdad denies having any such ...
Iranian exiles allege Iraq to hand over 7 members to Iran, a charge Baghdad ...
Middle East Online
UN nuclear chief says 'urgent' for Iran to address concerns
VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear chief told Iran on Monday it was "essential and urgent" for it to address concerns about suspected atomic bomb research, signaling his hope that the new government in Tehran will stop stonewalling his inspectors.
Iran's Rowhani: we won't give up one iota of our nuclear rights
Top official calls on Iran, DPR Korea, to cooperate with UN atomic agency
Iran seeks destruction of all WMDs worldwide: Rafsanjani
Susan Rice: North Korea and Iran are watching US actions
Obama administration officials are making the case for US military action in Syria, as the US Senate is set to begin a series of votes on whether to authorise the use of force in the country. In a speech to the New America Foundation on Monday ...
Blocking Syrian strikes will embolden Iran
Iran supports proposal on Syria chemical weapons
Iran welcomes Russia proposal for Syria