Obama seeks to reassure Saudi Arabia over Iran, Syria
Last year senior Saudi officials warned of a "major shift" away from the United States after bitter disagreements over its response to the "Arab spring" uprisings, efforts to negotiate with Iran, and Washington's decision not to intervene militarily in ...
Iran is Topic A as Obama meets with Saudi King Abdullah
Obama seeks to reassure Saudi King Abdullah on Iran, Syria
Obama Tries to Soothe Saudi Fears on Iran Nuclear Deal
Museum items can't be seized to pay Iran judgment
CHICAGO (AP) — Survivors of a 1997 terrorist bombing blamed partly on Iran can't seize thousands of relics from U.S. museums to pay a $412 million judgment against the Iranian government, a federal judge in Chicago ruled Friday. The case targeting the ...
US Victims of Jerusalem Bombing Can't Claim Iran Artifacts (2)
International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
UN Extends Term of Human Rights Monitor, Angering Iran
New York Times
UNITED NATIONS — The Iran government's effort to portray a kinder and gentler image was frustrated on Friday by the United Nations Human Rights Council, which voted to extend the term of a monitor scorned by Tehran. The Council, concluding its annual ...
Iran's Human Rights Showing Little Progress, UN Votes to Renew Special ...
AJC Applauds UN Human Rights Council Condemnation of Iran's Human Rights ...
AJC applauds UNHRC resolution on Iran
Iran 'destabilising actions' source of concern
Riyadh (AFP) - Iran and its "destabilising actions" in the Middle East remain a source of concern for Washington despite progress in negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme, a top US official said Friday. Deputy national security advisor Ben ...
Iranians Begin To Feel The Heavy Burden Of Syria's War
US Says Iran 'Destabilizing Actions' Source of Concern
Public rifts at Arab summit likely to satisfy Iran and Syria
Historical Iranian nuclear deal to be shelved again?
With the accepted interim deal over Iranian nuclear program and constant negotiations within the P5+1 framework, the July 20 deadline is expected to be met, though one should be an optimist to expect this to happen so soon. The latest round of ...
Wall Street Journal
As Iran Sanctions Ease, Western Firms Seek a Way In
Wall Street Journal
In November, Iran's government agreed to give Western powers more scrutiny of the country's nuclear program for six months. In exchange, Western capitals eased some sanctions. The relief is limited to just a handful of industries—aircraft, car parts ...
Optimism abounds as Iran warms up to West
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 ...
Iran sets up committee to follow up on abducted guards
Iran warns Pakistan after abducted soldier feared executed
Iran Demands Pakistan Free Abducted Guards
Iran calls for return of abducted border guards held in Pakistan
Iran has launched a diplomatic offensive in an effort to get back five border guards that were spirited away into Pakistan last month by jihadist militants, who claim they have executed one of group. President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone call on ...
Getting drunk in a Muslim country: Iran's secret party scene revealed
Despite the ban on alcohol and frequent police raids, drinking in Iran is widespread, especially among the wealthy. Because the Shia-dominated Muslim state has no nightclubs, it all takes place at home, behind closed doors. Some of the alcohol is ...
Moonshine liquor is a phone call away in Islamic Iran
Lawrence Walsh, Iran-Contra Counsel, 'Played It Straight'
Lawrence E. Walsh, who died on March 19 at age 102, was the 1980s Iran-Contra “independent counsel,” the special prosecutor of the biggest White House scandal and range of crimes since Watergate.