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Methamphetamine use soars in Iran as lifestyles speed up - Reuters

Mon, 2014-12-08 00:33

Methamphetamine use soars in Iran as lifestyles speed up
Reuters
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Women in headscarves and men in tatty clothes puff on a glass pipe as smoke swirls around their faces. The pictures published by Iranian media and blogs in recent months are a sign of a new drug epidemic: shishe, or methamphetamine.

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Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian Charged in Iran, Family Says - NBCNews.com

Sun, 2014-12-07 23:14

NBCNews.com

Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian Charged in Iran, Family Says
NBCNews.com
LONDON — A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran has been charged with "unknown crimes" by a Tehran judge, the journalist's family said in a statement on Sunday. Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's bureau chief in Tehran since 2012, was arrested ...
Kerry 'dismayed' that Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been charged in IranWashington Post
Iran charges Washington Post correspondent detained since JulyCNN
Washington Post Reporter, Detained in Iran, Is ChargedNew York Times
NPR (blog) -BBC News
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An Iran-Russia axis - New York Post

Sun, 2014-12-07 22:41

New York Post

An Iran-Russia axis
New York Post
Russia and Iran share a number of grievances against the United States and its allies in Europe and the Middle East. Both have been subjected to sanctions that have already hit their economies, compounding the effects of global recession. Both claim ...
Iran nuclear talks: What's at stake and what's happened so farLos Angeles Times
Biden sees 'less than even' chance of nuclear deal with IranReuters
Interim N-agreement with Iran may be as good as it getsFrontier Post
Sputnik International
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Iran: We Will Get The Bomb - Daily Caller

Sun, 2014-12-07 22:31

Daily Caller

Iran: We Will Get The Bomb
Daily Caller
“Elongation” is Iran's sole doctrine, Forghani wrote, in which the Geneva negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran were “never supposed to be brought to a successful conclusion … whether positive or negative.” Those talks began in 2006 and have been ...
Chinese national held in smuggling caseBoston Globe
Chinese Man In Iran Export Case Held Without BailCBS Local
Chinese man accused of illegal exports to Iran appears in courtWCVB Boston
Bloomberg
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The Best Deal With Iran Is No Deal With Iran - Daily Signal

Sun, 2014-12-07 21:18

Daily Signal

The Best Deal With Iran Is No Deal With Iran
Daily Signal
Many of the finest minds in strategy and physics have spent years arguing over the parameters of a deal with Iran. But it's easy to overthink this problem. We know what nations that give up on nuclear weapons programs look like. They look nothing like ...
Iran: We Will Get The BombDaily Caller

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Reporter charged in Iran after lengthy detainment - CBS News

Sun, 2014-12-07 20:03

CBS News

Reporter charged in Iran after lengthy detainment
CBS News
WASHINGTON - A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for more than four months was formally charged Saturday after a day-long proceeding in a Tehran courtroom, the newspaper reported. Jason Rezaian, the newspaper's bureau chief in Tehran since ...

For Iran, The Trend Lines All Seem To Point In The Wrong Direction - NPR (blog)

Sun, 2014-12-07 19:18

NPR (blog)

For Iran, The Trend Lines All Seem To Point In The Wrong Direction
NPR (blog)
Oil prices are at a five-year low, inflation is on the rise, the currency is sinking and nuclear talks are dragging on with no end to sanctions in sight. Those are the grim indicators confronting Iranians as winter approaches. Iran's leaders are ...
Report: Iran Developing System To ID Any Internet UserTechCrunch
Iran's President Rouhani warns against corruptionBBC News
Iran Budget Faces Short-Term Oil-Price Strain, Rouhani SaysBloomberg
ABC News -Jerusalem Post
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Benjamin Netanyahu Plays Nice On Iran, Arabs In Washington Speech - Huffington Post

Sun, 2014-12-07 18:20

Benjamin Netanyahu Plays Nice On Iran, Arabs In Washington Speech
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- Wondering who to thank for international progress on reining in Iran's nuclear program? It's Israel, hardly Iran's best friend, that is playing the key role in negotiations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. Netanyahu ...

Washington Post Reporter, Detained in Iran, Is Charged - New York Times

Sun, 2014-12-07 18:12

Washington Post Reporter, Detained in Iran, Is Charged
New York Times
TEHRAN — A reporter for The Washington Post who has been jailed since July was finally charged by the Iranian authorities in a 10-hour court session on Saturday, his family confirmed on Sunday, but he was not told what he was being charged with.

Kerry 'dismayed and disturbed' by Iran charges against Washington Post reporter - Fox News

Sun, 2014-12-07 17:22

Fox News

Kerry 'dismayed and disturbed' by Iran charges against Washington Post reporter
Fox News
"Jason poses no threat to the Iranian government or to Iran's national security," Kerry's statement said. "We call on the Iranian government to drop any and all charges against Jason and release him immediately so that he can be reunited with his family.".

Will Iran join the fight against ISIL? - Aljazeera.com

Sun, 2014-12-07 14:40

Aljazeera.com

Will Iran join the fight against ISIL?
Aljazeera.com
Iran has admitted targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Iraqi soil, saying it is defending its friends' interests. Ebrahim Rahimpour, Iran's deputy foreign minister, told Britain's Guardian newspaper in an interview that the air ...
Iran confirms it carried out air strikes in IraqAl-Arabiya
Analysis: Iran airstrikes in Iraq pose problem for USUSA TODAY
Iran confirms airstrike on ISIS without US coordinationJerusalem Post
TheTower.org -Haaretz
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Detained Since July, Washington Post Reporter Is Charged in Iran - New York Times

Sun, 2014-12-07 14:25

Detained Since July, Washington Post Reporter Is Charged in Iran
New York Times
TEHRAN — A reporter for The Washington Post who has been jailed since July was finally charged by the Iranian authorities in a 10-hour court session on Saturday, his family confirmed on Sunday, but he was not told what he was being charged with.

Kerry Cites Progress, Urges Patience in Iran Talks - ABC News

Sun, 2014-12-07 14:04

Al-Arabiya

Kerry Cites Progress, Urges Patience in Iran Talks
ABC News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday an extension of nuclear talks with Iran should be used to further increase pressure on the country to give up its atomic weapons ambitions and capabilities. His comments came as Secretary of State ...
Benjamin Netanyahu Plays Nice On Iran, Arabs In Washington SpeechHuffington Post
Kerry predicts Iran nuclear talks will be settled long before June deadlineWashington Post
Israeli PM boasts of halting 'bad' Iran nuclear dealAl-Arabiya

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John Kerry Says Iran Deal Could Happen Sooner Than Expected - Huffington Post

Sun, 2014-12-07 13:29

John Kerry Says Iran Deal Could Happen Sooner Than Expected
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. expects to achieve a deal on reining in Iran's nuclear program within three or four months, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday, suggesting an agreement could be possible months sooner than previously anticipated. Iran and ...

Washington Post Reporter, Detained For Months In Iran, Is Charged - NPR (blog)

Sun, 2014-12-07 12:45

NPR (blog)

Washington Post Reporter, Detained For Months In Iran, Is Charged
NPR (blog)
Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post's bureau chief in Tehran who has been held by the Iranian government for more than four months, was formally charged over the weekend, but the specifics are not yet known, his newspaper reports. The charges followed ...

Hillary Clinton whiffs on Iran, embraces Obama's policy - Washington Post (blog)

Sun, 2014-12-07 12:03

Hillary Clinton whiffs on Iran, embraces Obama's policy
Washington Post (blog)
In a conversation with Democratic mega-donor Haim Saban, who is also a major Clinton backer, she essentially backed the president wherever possible and avoided saying anything controversial about Israel or Iran. Shocking, it was not, to conservatives.

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Iran charges Washington Post correspondent detained since July - CNN

Sun, 2014-12-07 11:30

CNN

Iran charges Washington Post correspondent detained since July
CNN
(CNN) -- The family of a Washington Post correspondent detained in Iran since July is calling on Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei "to show the international community that Iran is indeed a country that respects its laws." Jason Rezaian, who holds ...
Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian Charged in Iran, Family SaysNBCNews.com
Washington Post Reporter, Detained For Months In Iran, Is ChargedNPR (blog)
Kerry 'dismayed' that Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been charged in IranWashington Post
New York Times -BBC News
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Iran — by luxury train - Financial Times

Sun, 2014-12-07 10:22

Financial Times

Iran — by luxury train
Financial Times
And yet, for many tourists, getting to Iran is becoming easier. Just before my visit last month, Iranian officials announced a big rise in the number of foreign visitors. In the year to March, 4.5m tourists came to the country, an increase of 35 per ...

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Jason Rezaian, Washington Post reporter, charged by Iran - BBC News

Sun, 2014-12-07 09:46

BBC News

Jason Rezaian, Washington Post reporter, charged by Iran
BBC News
A Washington Post reporter who has been detained in Iran for more than four months has been formally charged. However the nature of the charges was not clear to those in the Tehran court, the Washington Post reported. Iranian-US citizen Jason Rezaian, ...
Iran charges Washington Post journalistAljazeera.com
Washington Post reporter charged by Tehran courtWashington Post
Iran charges Washington Post correspondent detained since JulyCNN
Wall Street Journal -Telegraph.co.uk
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Report: Iran Developing System To ID Any Internet User - TechCrunch

Sun, 2014-12-07 09:39

Report: Iran Developing System To ID Any Internet User
TechCrunch
The government of Iran is no stranger to using its power to restrict Internet freedoms in its country, blocking millions of websites when they have run counter to religious or political beliefs. Now it sounds like it plans to take that another step ...