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Diplomacy and Sanctions, Yes. Left Unspoken on Iran? Sabotage. - New York Times Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:03:17 GMT

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Diplomacy and Sanctions, Yes. Left Unspoken on Iran? Sabotage.
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have a simple explanation for their surprising success in getting Iran to dismantle much of its nuclear infrastructure, ship out 98 percent of its nuclear fuel and release five American ...
The Iran Deal's “Argo” MomentsThe New Yorker
Iran moves assets, awaits benefits as sanctions are liftedYahoo News
The US-Iran Prisoner Swap Proves Diplomacy WorksThe Nation.
Reuters -Jerusalem Post Israel News
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Iran Negotiations Add to Special Envoy's Reputation as 'a Doer' - New York Times Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:10:24 GMT

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Iran Negotiations Add to Special Envoy's Reputation as 'a Doer'
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WASHINGTON — Brett H. McGurk, President Obama's lead negotiator in a secret prisoner swap with Iran, choked up as he boarded a Swiss government jet in Geneva on Sunday night and greeted three Americans who had just arrived from years of detention ...
Americans missing in Baghdad kidnapped by Iran-backed militiaReuters

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Leaving Iranian airspace: Champagne, chocolates and a 'state of disbelief' - Washington Post Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:08:48 GMT

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Leaving Iranian airspace: Champagne, chocolates and a 'state of disbelief'
Washington Post
LANDSTUHL, Germany — Champagne flowed and chocolates were passed around moments after a group of former Iranian American prisoners left Iranian airspace on a Swiss jet that carried them to freedom. “Everybody was sort of in a state of disbelief, and ...
American freed by Iran feels 'born again'CNN
Ex-US Marine freed by Iran: "Champagne bottles were popped"CBS News
Amir Hekmati, American Released From Iran: 'I Feel Alive For the First Time'NBCNews.com
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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia warns against 'nefarious activities' by Iran - Reuters Tue, 19 Jan 2016 21:04:00 GMT

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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia warns against 'nefarious activities' by Iran
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RIYADH The lifting of sanctions on Iran as a result of its nuclear deal with world powers will be a harmful development if it uses the extra money to fund "nefarious activities", Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters on Tuesday ...
Can Iran Change?New York Times
Saudi Arabia: We're not crashing oil prices to hurt IranCNNMoney
Saudi foreign minister deeply skeptical of Iran dealCNN
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How Iran Could Quickly Send Oil Prices Even Lower - Wall Street Journal Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:27:32 GMT

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How Iran Could Quickly Send Oil Prices Even Lower
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Iran has reportedly built up the world's largest fleet of supertankers, many of which were simply parked as floating storage tanks. This means it now has around 30 million to 50 millions barrels of oil and condensate to unleash on the world market ...
Iran: Business eyes new opportunitiesBBC News
Iran Set to Pump More Oil Into Market GlutNew York Times
Iran's floating oil stockpile for sale at worst time for marketCNNMoney
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Iran Hard-liners Reassert Influence on Election Slate - Wall Street Journal Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:12:32 GMT

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Iran Hard-liners Reassert Influence on Election Slate
Wall Street Journal
Days after Iran secured relief from economic sanctions under a contentious nuclear deal, the country's powerful hard-liners are moving to sideline more moderate leaders who stand to gain from a historic opening with the West. Almost two-thirds of the ...
How Iran's hardliners still threaten the nuclear dealThe Conversation UK
'Reality is even worse': reformist hopefuls banned from Iran's parliamentary pollThe Guardian (blog)

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Prisoner Swap With Iran Doesn't Necessarily Mean Iran Gets Anyone - New York Times Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:41:23 GMT

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Prisoner Swap With Iran Doesn't Necessarily Mean Iran Gets Anyone
New York Times
The agreement for the mutual release of prisoners by the United States and Iran last weekend has been officially described as a humanitarian swap. But there was no physical exchange of people, as seen in movies.
None Of Iranians Freed In Prisoner Swap Choose To Return To IranTPM
NONE of the seven Iranians freed in the prisoner swap have gone back to IranDaily Mail

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Iran's elite Guards to gain regional, economic power in post-sanctions era - Reuters Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:55:50 GMT

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Iran's elite Guards to gain regional, economic power in post-sanctions era
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Iran's clerical rulers have supported economic growth of the Guards, rewarding the group for sanctions-busting as well as suppressing dissent at home and helping Tehran's allies abroad - notably Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Now the country is ...
The real significance of Iran's seizure and quick release …Foreign Policy (blog)
The opening up of Iran will mean a return to barbarity as usualThe Guardian

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Netanyahu Hated The Iran Deal. Now He's Taking Credit For It. - Huffington Post Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:05:00 GMT

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Netanyahu Hated The Iran Deal. Now He's Taking Credit For It.
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Back in September 2015, two months after the historic Iranian nuclear deal was finally struck, Jeffrey Goldberg wrote in The Atlantic that the international agreement to restrain Iran's nuclear program “should count as the crowning diplomatic ...
Iran Opens for BusinessInternational New York Times
Netanyahu Asserts Israel Will Be Iran's WatchdogNew York Times
An unbound Iran strikes fear in Mideast neighborsCBS News
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White House: Missing Ex-FBI Agent Robert Levinson Not in Iran - ABC News Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:31:11 GMT

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White House: Missing Ex-FBI Agent Robert Levinson Not in Iran
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The White House has “reason to believe” that missing former FBI agent Robert Levinson is “no longer in Iran,” and apparently has thought so for years. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest made the comment today, alleging that the administration had ...
'Absolutely devastating': The Iran prisoner swap didn't include an American ...Business Insider
Why was Robert Levinson not included in Iran prisoner swap?PBS NewsHour
Family of ex-FBI agent missing in Iran demands answers from White HouseReuters
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