Iran embassy report suggests little threat months before closure
A newly released report into security at Canada's former embassy in Iran suggests the threat to its officials wasn't as dire as the government suggested at the time. The report, completed less than nine months before the Conservative government shut ...
Police: Iran Hospital Manager Hurt in Acid Attack
Meanwhile, IRNA reported Sunday that police had arrested a man for throwing acid at the face of his wife in Shahreza, a small town near Isfahan in central Iran. Local police chief Col. Hamid Amirkhani described the attack as a "family dispute" and IRNA ...
Oil at $40 Possible as Market Transforms Caracas to Iran
Iran, also reeling from similar sanctions, will need to reduce subsidies that have partly insulated its growing population. Nigeria, fighting an Islamic insurgency, and Venezuela, crippled by failing political and economic policies, also rank among the ...
Iran grapples with lower oil price as OPEC influence wanes
Oil Price Fall: Saudi Arabia Targets US Shale Oil, Iran, Iraq, Russia
Why Saudi Arabia's rivalry with Iran could keep oil prices down for years
For Former US Hostages, A Deal With Iran Also Remains Elusive
Retired U.S. Air Force Col. David Roeder spent more than a year as one of 52 American hostages held by Iranian revolutionaries who took over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. "I spent 14 months of my life and getting beaten around and tortured and ...
Clearing my spindle, Iran edition
Why the Iran nuclear talks may end sooner than later
Editorial: Iran buys itself time
#MyStealthyFreedom: Defiant Iranian girl breakdances on Tehran subway (VIDEO)
An Iranian girl with a mission to body rock without a hijab took to the subway of Tehran to breakdance in defiance of Iran's religious authorities. A video uploaded online shows her performing a combination of moves forbidden under the Islamic regime.
Iranian woman defies restrictive laws by dancing without her hijab on the ...
Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules on Tehran Metro
Iranian woman filmed dancing to a song without her hijab on the Tehran subway ...
Khamenei tells Iran armed forces to build up 'irrespective' of diplomacy
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday the armed forces should increase their combat capability regardless of political considerations, in an apparent allusion to continuing nuclear talks with the West aimed at ...
The Moscow Times
Russia to give grain to Iran in return for oil: Minister
He hoped a deal could be reached in this regard in the near future, adding that the central banks of Russia and Iran are working on ways to start making payments in the two countries' national currencies and preparatory work has already begun to ...
Russia says oil-for-goods deal with Iran could be sealed soon
Russia Optimistic On Iran Oil-For-Goods Deal
Russia Pushing for Oil-for-Goods Deal With Iran
Iran Wary of Oil 'Shock Therapy' as OPEC Vies for Market
OPEC, which supplies about 40 percent of the world's oil, resisted calls from members including Venezuela, Iran and Iraq to reduce its collective output to stem falling prices. U.S. production, driven by a boom in fracking for shale oil, has risen to ...
Iran: OPEC decision not good for all members but won't protest
Iran: OPEC ruling not good for all
Iran Says OPEC Decision Not to Cut Oil Output Will Hit All Producers
Iran's human rights situation has not improved, says activist
Last month, Iran executed a 26-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, for allegedly murdering her rapist, in defiance to international pressure to spare her life. The United Nations reported that around 411 people were executed in Iran since the beginning ...
Some hardline views in Iran are weakening
TEHRAN - Iran's Supreme Leader today called for a continued military buildup, apparently with little regard to the ongoing Vienna talks over the country's nuclear program. Not everyone in Iran shares those hardline views. Friday Prayer at Tehran's ...