Iran Demands Pakistan Free Abducted Guards
Iran's president phoned the Pakistani prime minister Wednesday to demand "serious action" to free border guards abducted by al-Qaida-affiliated militants that operate in the lawless frontier area, the official news agency reported. The agency says ...
Iran warns Pakistan after abducted border guard feared killed
Iran hangs 16 in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
Iran says one of five abducted border guards killed: Fars
Moonshine Is Just a Phone Call Away in Islamic Iran
Despite the ban on alcohol and frequent police raids, drinking in Iran is widespread, especially among the wealthy. Because the Shiite-dominated Muslim state has no discotheques or nightclubs, it all takes place at home, behind closed doors. Some of ...
Three Reasons Why Russia Won't Wreck the Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Brookings Institution (blog)
As U.S.-Russian tensions mount over Moscow's annexation of Crimea, concerns have emerged about potential fall-out on areas of cooperation between the two world powers. The ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations, where the two states have partnered with ...
Iran nuclear deal proves elusive
Best chances for achieving a peaceful end to Iran's nuclear ambitions
Senate Dems join House in pressing Obama again about final Iran nuclear deal
Iran and Iraq account for global rise in capital punishment
Iran and Iraq are responsible for a sharp rise in capital punishment, accounting for more than two-thirds of the world's executions last year. Although significantly fewer countries use the death penalty today than two decades ago, "killing sprees" in ...
Iran, Iraq Drive Spike in Executions Worldwide
Amnesty: Iraq, Iran executions drive increase in global executions
Amnesty: China, Iran lead global surge in executions
Iran's Ties to al-Qaida Pose Nagging Questionsi
Voice of America
As the U.S. and the West continue negotiations with Iran over its controversial nuclear program, the specter of Iran's ties to terrorism - and specifically al-Qaida - lingers in the background, analysts and U.S. officials say. “This is something that ...
Fars News Agency
Official: Iran plans new oil export terminal outside Persian Gulf
U.S. News & World Report
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior official says Iran is planning to build a new oil terminal beyond the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Akbar Torkan, a senior trade official, is quoted by the semiofficial ISNA news agency as saying Tuesday that the new ...
Iran to establish second oil export terminal in Sea of Oman
Switzerland Is Open To Iranian Business
Switzerland, aside from playing host to Rouhani's charm offensive and negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, is not only ready to join other European companies in their business rush to Tehran; it continues to play host to Iranian procurement efforts.
As Iran's new year dawns, sanctions keep economic outlook in the dark
Center for Research on Globalization
Israel steps up warnings of military strike on Iran to return attention to its ...
JERUSALEM – A rising chorus of Israeli voices is again raising the possibility of carrying out a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities in what appears to be an attempt to draw renewed attention to Tehran's atomic program — and Israel's ...
Israeli Defense Minister Suggests Military Action against Iran because the US ...
Israel can't rely on 'weak' US to deal with Iran, Ya'alon warns
Report: IDF Preparing for Armed Conflict with Iran
Iran slams AL statement over ownership of PG islands
“The three islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb, and Abu Musa have been, and will be inseparable parts of Iran,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham stated on Wednesday. She was reacting to the final declaration by the 25th Arab ...
'No solution for Syria without involvement of Russia and Iran'
CB: The West cannot find a solution which does not involve Russia and does not also involve Iran. They have excluded Russia and they have not allowed Iran to enter despite the agreements on the nuclear weapons. Until they involve Russia and Iran there ...