Congress returns with punishing plans for Iran and the Palestinians
Unlike a host of domestic initiatives that will divide the House and Senate – and likely the Republican Party itself – policy toward Iran and the PA will likely unify the legislature, requiring its immediate attention as negotiations over Iran's ...
Hill Aides: Congress Preparing to Slam Iran, PA
Will crashing oil prices make Russia, Iran and Venezuela more dangerous?
And while the resulting crises before Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ruling clerics in Iran and the successor to Hugo Chavez in Venezuela won't engender much sympathy from many corners of the world, what those leaders may do in response has a ...
Iran's president threatens vote on nuclear deal
Sanctions have hurt the economy in Iran, which is also battling stubbornly high inflation and unemployment. The International Monetary Fund forecasts growth for 2015 -- before the substantial drop in global oil prices – of 2.2 percent, compared to 1.5 ...
Iran Leader Suggests Direct Votes on Issues
A Rouhani revolution in Iran?
Iran's president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal
Los Angeles Times
Iran is a dangerous 'ally' in Syria and Iraq
Los Angeles Times
At the dawn of 2015, the U.S. has yet to articulate a comprehensive foreign-policy strategy to counter the influence and territorial gains of Islamic State, the terrorist group that emerged last year — and poses a dangerous and vexing threat to ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Lindt cafe siege gunman Monis claimed: I knew of Iran's deadly terrorist plots
Sydney Morning Herald
The gunman killed in the Lindt cafe siege boasted almost 15 years ago that he defected from Iran with the regime's intelligence secrets and that he had inside knowledge of state-sponsored terrorist strikes that killed more than 130 people. Fairfax ...
Middle East Monitor
Iran 'Won't Give In' After 60% Decline in Oil Exports
Iran's oil exports have fallen 60 percent to 1 million barrels a day, the Tehran-based Shargh newspaper reported, citing comments by Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. Iran, constrained by international sanctions on its energy and financial industries ...
Iran: Saudi has to stop decline in oil prices
Iran sees oil prices at $60 to $90 in coming months: SHANA
Iran 'won't give in' after oil exports plunge 60%
Republicans Return To Washington With Iran Talks In Their Crosshairs
According to Republican sources on Capitol Hill, new Iran measures will be a top priority for the incoming majority. Chief among the proposals being floated are a bipartisan measure from Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) that threatens ...
Republican-Controlled Congress to Challenge Obama on Iran
Cuba: A Barometer On Iran - Analysis
Congress plots to sink Obama's Iran deal
How Iran Can Escape Its Nuclear Deadlock with the US
PARIS -- The nuclear deadlock between Iran and the U.S., from the Iranian side, is a result of multiple deadlocks in which the regime has trapped itself. One is the consumerist nature of the Iranian economy, which is based on exporting Iran's natural ...
Would-Be ISIS Fighters Arrested at Iraq Border: Iran Police
TEHRAN, Iran - Three would-be ISIS fighters armed with explosives were arrested as they tried to cross Iran's border into Iraq, a senior Iranian police chief told state media Monday. They were caught as they attempted to slip across the northwestern ...
Three Pro-ISIL Afghans Arrested by Iran at Northwestern Borders
Iran's Plan to Wreak Havoc on Israel With Missiles
The Iranian desire to acquire nuclear weapons involves several political and military scenarios, including the oft repeated desire to “annihilate” the state of Israel. However, Supreme Leader Khamenei has made it clear that even without nuclear weapons ...
The Oil Slump Is Squeezing Iran's Lebanese Proxy
How oil price slump is squeezing Hezbollah, Iran's Shi'ite ally