When the time comes, who will succeed Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?
In a closely guarded compound in central Tehran, often referred to simply as Beyt (the house), lives a 75-year-old man whose tenure as Iran's supreme leader will expire only on the day he dies. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, one-time revolutionary, has ...
Speculation grows over health of Iran's supreme leaderLos Angeles Times
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the wrong policies adopted by certain countries in the region, blaming those policies for spread of extremism.
David Ignatius: An Iranian who could balance Tehran's factions?
An intriguing figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline. The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of Iran ...
Iran Foils Sabotage Attempt on Heavy Water Tanks
Tehran has long accused the West of working to sabotage its nuclear program, which the international community suspects is geared for nuclear arms manufacturing. Iran denies the charges, saying the program is meant for peaceful purposes such as power ...
The revolution is overThe Economist
Western Companies Hope For a Bonanza in IranTIME
A Higher Purpose For Apple's Sales In IranForbes
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Family of Washington Post Reporter Calls on Iran to Free Him
New York Times
The family of The Washington Post's Iran correspondent, who has been jailed without explanation or charges since July, called on Thursday for the Iranian authorities to release him and said his incarceration was a farce. In a statement posted online ...
Iran Human Rights Chief defends detention of Washington Post journalist Jason ...CNN (blog)
Reporter's family urges Iran to release himDeseret News
Family of jailed Washington Post reporter urges Iran to release himRaw Story
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The National Interest Online
Should We Be Worried about Iran's Moves in the Western Hemisphere?
The National Interest Online
Optimism may currently be running high in Washington that next month's deadline for negotiations will yield some sort of durable deal over Iran's nuclear program. But amid all of the diplomatic euphoria, one aspect of the Iranian challenge has received ...
UN official praises Canada's stand on IranGlobalnews.ca
UN official praises Canada's stand on human rights in IranCP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Canada praised for leadership on standing up to IranSun News Network
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The Weekly Standard
Israeli policy on Iran is the biggest threat to its 'special relationship ...
But while settlement expansion depletes hope for a two-state solution – and exact a price on America's overall standing in the world – they are hardly as big a problem for the US as Israel's Iran policies – especially considering Israel's Iran-related ...
Ditching Israel, Embracing IranThe Weekly Standard
'Chickens---gate' Is All About IranBusiness Insider
Frat-House Statecraft and US-Iran DétenteCommentary Magazine
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Israeli policy on Iran is the biggest threat to its 'special relationship' with America | Ali Gharib
The crisis in US-Israel relations isnt that someone called Netanyahu chickenshit. Its the growing distance over policy on Iran
Is the US-Israel relationship in crisis? The prominent journalist Jeffrey Goldberg the man a White House aide once called the official therapist of the relationship seems to think so.
But while most coverage of Goldbergs long article in The Atlantic revolves around an unnamed official calling Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu chickenshit which the Obama administration spent two days disavowing lost in the pearl-clutching is the insightful look at how Netanyahus policies on Iran are a direct affront on American interests.Continue reading...
Iran prevents sabotage of heavy-water tanks at Arak plant – local press
Iran has successfully subverted a plot to sabotage tanks of heavy water to be used in nuclear reactors, a senior official of Iran's nuclear department told local Arman daily. A "foreign country" is suspected of being behind the attempt. “Thanks to the ...
Shares in Standard Chartered slid to their lowest level in five-and-a-half years on Thursday after reports that US authorities had reopened an investigation into the bank over breaching sanctions with Iran.
Amid lingering anxiety about the capital position of the emerging markets-focused bank, its shares slumped 5% to 943p a level last seen in April 2009.Continue reading...
Helping the people in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani should not be used as an excuse for foreign intervention in the Arab country, says an Iranian official.
A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s nuclear negotiating team has not overstepped the red lines set by the Islamic Republic in their talks with six world powers over Iran’s nuclear energy program.
Transcript of hanged Iranian woman's final message released
The last message Iranian woman Reyhanah Jabbari recorded for her family just minutes before she was hanged in Tehran has been released by an unknown source. The source of the recording remains unknown. The entire transcript written by Jabbari has ...
The Real Reason Iran Killed This Woman for Defending HerselfDaily Beast
Iran rejects West remarks on Jabbari casePress TV
Bangalore Shocked By Iran HangingThe New Indian Express
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Why the US Can't Trust Iran to Help Defeat ISIS
Suggestions have been floated that the U.S. should work with Iran to defeat the growing threat posed by the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria. Advocates of strategic cooperation claim that Iran and the U.S. share some ...
Iran wants sanctions lifted as part of nuclear deal
Paris (AFP) - Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted as part of a deal on its contested nuclear programme by a November deadline, a top official said Wednesday. The announcement came amid intensifying efforts to conclude a definitive pact. The ...