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US general on naval confrontations with Iran: 'The big concern here is miscalculation' - Washington Post Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:50:02 GMT

Washington Post

US general on naval confrontations with Iran: 'The big concern here is miscalculation'
Washington Post
The head of U.S. Central Command warned Iran against provocative naval maneuvers on Tuesday, saying that operations by “rogue” Iranian commanders could result in direct U.S.-Iranian military engagement. “I think the big concern here is miscalculation,” ...
US commander: Iran behavior unchanged since nuke deal, high seas harassment 'unsafe'Fox News
Iran: 'We Welcome War With the U.S.'PJ Media
Top US commander in Mideast slams Iran for provocative moves in GulfMilitary Times
Voice of America -The Hill -Reuters
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High-profile meeting between Venezuela and Iran should set off alarm bells, experts say - Fox News Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:12:14 GMT

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High-profile meeting between Venezuela and Iran should set off alarm bells, experts say
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Caracas, Venezuela – Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro made room in his high-pressure agenda to receive Iran's foreign minister over the weekend, and he made sure the meeting was broadcast on national TV. Maduro gave Mohammad Javad Zarif a ...
Report: Hugo Chavez Illegally Bought Weapons Materials from IranBreitbart News
Expert: Zarif Leveraging Latin America Trip to Boost Iran's Ballistic Missile ProgramTheTower.org
Iran looks to Latin America to revive missile infrastructureThe Hill (blog)

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Iran Deploys Air Defense System Around Fordo Nuclear Site - New York Times Tue, 30 Aug 2016 01:31:28 GMT

New York Times

Iran Deploys Air Defense System Around Fordo Nuclear Site
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iran has deployed a Russian-made S-300 air defense system around its underground Fordo nuclear facility, according to state television. Video posted late Sunday on Iranian state TV's website showed trucks arriving at the site and missile ...
Why Iran is desperate for US passenger planes, but can't have themLos Angeles Times
'Iran's rapid deployment of S-300 to Fordow reveals importance of site'Jerusalem Post Israel News
Iran's Telling SAMsWall Street Journal
The Drive -Power Line (blog) -The Diplomat
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Inside 'the Citadel,' Iran's Forgotten Red-Light District - TIME Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:01:18 GMT

TIME

Inside 'the Citadel,' Iran's Forgotten Red-Light District
TIME
There are two stories in these photos. One is the peculiar story of prostitution in Iran. The images here, by the late Iranian photojournalist Kaveh Golestan, were taken between 1975 and 1977 in the red-light district of Tehran known as the Citadel ...


Iran releases jailed Texas graduate student - USA TODAY Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:34:18 GMT

USA TODAY

Iran releases jailed Texas graduate student
USA TODAY
Iran has released a Texas graduate student from jail after five years, state media reported Tuesday. The government-owned IRAN Daily quoted Omid Kokabee's lawyer as saying his client will be allowed to enjoy “conditional freedom” for the rest of his 10 ...
Iran releases jailed UT graduate student Omid KokabeeAustin American-Statesman
Iran Releases Imprisoned PhysicistInside Higher Ed
Iran releases UT-Austin physics student detained since 2011Dallas Morning News
Scientific American -Daily Beast
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Iran and the future of the Middle East - Washington Times Wed, 31 Aug 2016 02:01:50 GMT

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Iran and the future of the Middle East
Washington Times
The fraught controversy over how we got to this point and where we're heading is the subject of a new book: “The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals that Reshaped the Middle East,” by Jay Solomon, chief foreign affairs ...

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Jailed Canadian prof in Iran can 'hardly walk or talk,' say relatives - The Globe and Mail Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:43:36 GMT

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Jailed Canadian prof in Iran can 'hardly walk or talk,' say relatives
The Globe and Mail
After three months in solitary detention, the Canadian-Iranian university professor Homa Hoodfar's health has declined to the point that she can barely walk or talk, her relatives say. In a statement released Tuesday, the family of Prof. Hoodfar said ...
Canadian prof Homa Hoodfar, jailed in Iran, falls ill in solitary confinementCBC.ca
Concordia prof Homa Hoodfar arrested in Iran 'can hardly walk or talk,' family saysToronto Star
Homa Hoodfar: Iranian-Canadian professor in hospital in Iran, family ...CTV News
Huffington Post Canada -The Guardian -Globalnews.ca
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Iran's Launch of Shia Army Threatens to Escalate Sectarian Tensions - Voice of America Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:08:59 GMT

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Iran's Launch of Shia Army Threatens to Escalate Sectarian Tensions
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FILE - Iranian army troops march in a parade marking National Army Day just outside Tehran, Iran, April 17, 2016. A new force was announced Thursday, ...
Leaked intelligence reveals Iranian spymasters' HQ in Syria ...Daily Mail
As America Lacks Leverage, It's Open Season for Iran Hostage-TakingObserver

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Iran confrontations with US Navy double from last year, more frequent than thought - Fox News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:19:03 GMT

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Iran confrontations with US Navy double from last year, more frequent than thought
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Dangerous confrontations between Iran and the U.S. Navy are becoming even more frequent than previously estimated, Fox News has learned. According to new data shared Monday with Fox News by a U.S. defense official, the number of provocative ...
Top Iranian admiral: US lacks the power to confront Iran militarilyJerusalem Post Israel News

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Why Russian warplanes might return to Iran - Al-Monitor Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:33:00 GMT

Al-Monitor

Why Russian warplanes might return to Iran
Al-Monitor
TEHRAN, Iran — News of Russian warplanes flying missions from an air base in Iran's western province of Hamedan first made headlines Aug 15. The Arab outlet Al-Masdar News scooped the development, publishing exclusive footage of Russian TU-22M3 ...
As US Clout in the Mideast Declines, Russia and Iran Muscle InThe Fiscal Times
US drone enters Iran's airspace, leaves after warning - TasnimReuters UK
Iranian Presidential Aide Welcomes Russia's Use of Hamadan Air BaseSputnik International

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