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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Syria, elections cloud next Iran nuclear talks, experts say

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... powers such as Brazil. “The second big problem we have is Syria. I don’t think it will be possible to move on Tehran without solving Syria,” said Solana, highlighting the close military ties ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    US seeks to ease Israeli concerns over Iran contacts

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 04:20pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Islamic Revolution. Such a meeting likely would not go down well with Israel, where some officials have expressed dismay about how Obama’s handling of the Syria crisis might affect the Iranian standoff. They fear that his failure to follow through with threatened military strikes in Syria could encourage Iran to press on with its nuclear work. The United States and Israel accuse Iran ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Israel insists on ‘real solution’ to Iran nuclear crisis

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... to be a real solution,” said Netanyahu, adding that this would involve Iran halting nuclear work in the same way as Syria was allowing its chemical weapons arsenal to be destroyed. “I don’t imagine that the international community would have accepted an agreement whereby Syria slightly thinned out its stock of chemical materials, most of it stayed in place and the ability to produce such a weapon remained ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran eyes nuclear deal but accuses Israel of sabotage

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 11:00am by Agence France-Presse in Rome

    ... a flare-up of the tension that is boiling in Syria there will hardly be a possibility of stopping it at the Syrian border, or even in the Middle East,” he said. Zarif did not repeat the claim against ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks amid hopes of deal

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 06:03pm by AFP

    ... of hostility, opening the door to engaging with Tehran on other issues like the conflict in Syria, where Iran has backed President Bashar al-Assad against insurgents. US President Barack Obama said ...

  6. News - Asia - IRAN

    Egyptian leader in Iran for first time since 1979 revolution

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 01:57pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... week, Mursi spoke of forming a contact group to resolve the crisis in Syria, comprising Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabi and Turkey, an initiative the Iranian leadership is keen to pursue. ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran's Hassan Rowhani vows nuclear transparency to ease tension with US

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... been further strained by the two-year conflict in Syria. "Saudi Arabia is a brother and neighbour," he said, but added that there would be no let-up in Iran's support ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    World powers see Iran’s Rouhani as chance for nuclear deal

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 05:54pm by Reuters in Brussels

    ... and in Syria,” the diplomat said.  Adding some scepticism voiced by negotiators from the six powers, the diplomat said: “We will have to judge the new Iranian government by its actions.”  The six powers ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    US says willing to meet with Iran on nukes but denies talks report

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 03:02pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... regional issues including Syria and Bahrain – something the United States opposes. “We’ve always seen the nuclear issue as independent,” the administration official told the Times, speaking ...



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