Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Even though it was a major exporter of crude oil and held some of the world's largest natural gas reserves, Iran made a compelling case over half-a-century ago that it needed, almost immediately, to produce an additional 20,000 megawatts of electricity ...
UN Committee Takes No Action on Iran Envoy Dispute
President Barack Obama signed legislation on April 18 to block Ambassador Hamid Aboutalebi from entering the United States to become Iran's permanent representative to the U.N. because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.
No progress at UN in Iran-US envoy row
Cuba sides with Iran at private meeting over UN ambassador dispute, sources say
Iran protests at UN committee on envoy ban as US stands ground
Ghanaian Mining Company Used Plane Seen in Iran
The Treasury Department said in a statement Tuesday that sanctions on Iran generally prevent U.S.-registered aircraft from flying to that country. Determining if a violation "has occurred is fact specific, and Treasury is unable to comment on this ...
Ghanaian mining company says it used plane registered to US bank and spotted ...
Iran nuclear talks: Quiet optimism over deal between Islamic State and the ...
All sides in the effort to resolve the stand-off between the West and Iran over its alleged nuclear weapons ambitions have agreed to hold a new round of expert-level negotiations in New York beginning 5 May amid tentative indications that so far, at ...
Iran to start cutting petrol subsidies
David Ignatius: Closer, but still no deal on Iran
Iran admits nuclear agency reshuffle to pave way for 5+1 talks
Fars News Agency
Oman Fights Saudi Bid for Gulf Hegemony With Iran Pipe Plan
The accord was signed during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Oman last month, and marks the first such deal between Iran and a Gulf Cooperation Council state in more than a decade. Oman is in good standing with the U.S. too: a $2.1 billion ...
Oman fights Saudi Gulf dominance bid with Iran pipeline
The Guardian (blog)
Iran Lawmakers Seek Probe Into Alleged Jail Abuse
Several Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday demanded a probe into alleged beatings of political prisoners held at Tehran's Evin prison, the official IRNA news agency reported. Families of the inmates met with the lawmakers Sunday, seeking clarification on ...
Iranian prisoners allegedly forced to run gauntlet of armed guards
Iran Disputes Reports of Violent Crackdown in Prison's Political Detainee Block
Iran prisoners' families protest in capital
US Releases Another $1 Billion to Iran
Washington Free Beacon
The United States has released $1 billion in cash assets to Iran in April alone under the interim nuclear deal aimed at ratcheting back Iran's nuclear program, according to the White House. The Obama administration unfroze Iranian assets totaling $550 ...
Why we must give Iran nuclear deal a chance
Iran nuclear talks to be held in New York, reports say
Iran says reactor dispute 'virtually solved'
Export Law Blog
Iran: Mystery Utah jet was chartered by Ghana
Salt Lake Tribune
The aircraft had been chartered by the office of Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama and transported his brother with a high-ranking delegation from that African country, a spokeswoman from the Iranian foreign ministry told Islamic Republic News ...
Iran Says Plane at Airport Leased to Ghana
Marquez popular in Iran, among Green movement
The news of the death of the famous South American writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez affected many Iranians who loved him because of his books. His popularity in Iran, however, is not simply due to his magical realism, but also has to do with politics.
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Iran Allows Musician To Perform In Public For First Time (VIDEO)
In a country that is known for its strict monitoring of musical content, Iranian authorities have surprised many with their recent decision to allow an underground pop star to perform in public. Xaniar Khosravi is all set to perform on April 24 to a ...
Iran to let underground singer perform in public