Iran 'thwarts nuclear sabotage attempts'
Asghar Zarean, a senior official in charge of nuclear security at the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, said that Iran's intelligence agencies were instrumental in uncovering plots over the last few months. They included one at the Arak facility ...
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Iran's Oppressed Christians
New York Times
BERLIN — I met Mori in the basement of a Lutheran church in Berlin's Zehlendorf district. A 28-year-old refugee who once ran a small business in Iran, he converted to Christianity five years ago and spoke to me on condition that I use only his first ...
Iran dangles treatment before imprisoned US Christian
The organization has been representing Pastor Saeed Abedini since he was imprisoned in Iran late in 2012 for his Christian ministry in the country, which includes a housing project for children. ACLJ repeatedly has raised the issue of Abedini's ...
In Iran, a battle over control of media and culture is heating up
in TEHRAN — A long-smoldering battle over government control of media and culture in Iran is heating up, as opposing political forces fight over where the limits should be drawn on access to information. President Hassan Rouhani and his supporters say ...
Iran's Hassan Rouhani seals gas deal during visit to Oman
Scientist charged in Iran export case
U-T San Diego
Nazemzadeh, a 36-year-old Michigan resident, tried to buy a medical device in San Diego to send to Iran, court documents say. While that alone isn't considered a crime, people who wish to ship humanitarian goods such as medical equipment must obtain a ...
Debate: Iraq will remain in Iran's sphere of influence
Asharq Alawsat English
Almost two years after the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq, Iran is considered to be the most influential foreign force in the country. Given the current geopolitical, geo-economic and geostrategic ties between Iraq's central government and Tehran ...
As Syria Prepares for Election, UN Envoy Plans Trip to Its Ally Iran
New York Times
Iran can play a role in “impressing upon the Syrian regime to come to the Geneva conference in a more constructive way,” Mr. Ban told reporters after briefing the General Assembly, referring to a series of peace talks with rebels seeking the government ...
UN chief urges Russia, Iran to push Syria talks
UN chief stresses Iran role in Syria solution
UN chief: top mediator Brahimi to go to Iran
Saeed Abedini, US pastor held in Iran, denied treatment after prison beating
An American pastor being held in one of Iran's most brutal prisons is in serious danger, after initially being refused medical treatment following a beating at the hands of his jailers, supporters of Saeed Abedini said. The 33-year-old Abedini, whose ...
Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
New Straits Times
Iran said it executed 16 "rebels" Saturday in reprisal after gunmen killed at least 14 border guards near the border with Pakistan, in a rugged area often rocked by violence. The ambush happened overnight in the mountains of Sistan-Baluchestan, a ...
Times of Oman
Iran, Oman seal $60b gas deal
c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_01_00(13).jpg Iran has sealed an agreement to export 10 billion cubic meters of gas per year to Oman, in a deal that also involves building a pipeline across the Persian Gulf at a cost of about $1 billion.
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