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  1. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Iran rejects role in coalition against Islamic State

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... Agencies in Paris As conference searches for global response to terrorist group, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country has refused American requests for help Iran rejects role in coalition against I.S. As diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State (IS) extremists, Iran ruled out working with any international coalition, saying it had ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s Khamenei urges flexibility in nuclear talks

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 02:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... on his government’s controversial nuclear drive. Khamenei’s comments, reported by state television, came after Iran’s moderate new President Hassan Rowhani, who took office last month, said he ... has drawn a cautious welcome from Western governments that have long suspected that Iran’s nuclear programme is cover for a drive for a weapons capability, an ambition Tehran has always ...

  3. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    US depends on Saudis, Iran for success in fight against Islamic State

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:30pm by MCT

    ... and influence are too great to be ignored. The expectation, analysts said, was that Iran would contribute discreetly by leaning on the new Iraqi government to make more concessions to Sunnis ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Saudis, Iran key to US fight against jihadist group Whatever strategy US President Barack Obama lays out to combat Islamic State, it is sure to rely heavily ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei undergoes prostate surgery

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:43pm

    ... Associated Press in Tehran Iran’s supreme leader underwent prostate surgery on Monday and was recovering at a government hospital in Tehran, state media said in a rare report on the state ... to outside pressures. He has called UN and Western sanctions imposed over Iran’s nuclear programme a “full-fledged economic war” on his country and has ordered the government to create an “economy ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    US seeks to ease Israeli concerns over Iran contacts

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

    ... in Washington and Israel appear intended to calm Israelis’ fears that the United States is moving prematurely toward rapprochement with Iran at a time when they are already questioning US resolve ... reservations. But they have made clear that they are ready to test his intentions to seek a diplomatic solution to Iran’s long-running nuclear dispute with the West. “We’re going to make judgments based ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

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

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

    ... Reuters in Brussels Six world powers see a chance that Iran’s relatively moderate new president, beset by sanctions and worried about unrest in the region trickling home, may be more ... pressure will finally force Iran to scale back its nuclear work, which they suspect aims at allowing Tehran to make bombs.  President-elect Hassan Rouhani won the June 14 election largely ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Kerry blames Iran for attack on Iraq camp

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 02:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday blamed the Iranian government for a deadly attack on an opposition camp in Iraq, and voiced fears ... of an exiled Iranian dissident group, the MEK. The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) has accused Tehran of being behind the rocket and mortar attack on Camp Liberty, a former US military base near ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran to list approved presidential candidates

    Posted May 21st 2013, 02:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s June 14 presidential election steps up a gear on Tuesday when the Guardians Council releases the approved list of candidates who have passed muster ... who will be 79 in August, polarised Iran’s complex political spectrum when he said he was considering standing again. He has been isolated by ultra-conservatives since the massive street ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Iran ayatollah is poster boy for influence in Iraq

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 02:58pm by Associated Press in Baghdad

    ... local government said municipal workers fear retribution from Shiite militias loyal to Iran if they take them down. He himself spoke on condition of anonymity out of concerns for his safety. One ... sought sanctuary in Iran during Saddam’s reign, and some now hold key government posts. Tehran has not been shy about wielding its influence. It was at Iran’s urging that hardline Shiite cleric ...

  10. Business - Companies - POINT OF LAW

    US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by LUCY REED

    ... enforcement by specifically targeting non-US companies and financial institutions for dealings with Iran having no contact with the US. This trend continued in August 2012 when the US government ... Lucy Reed Lucy Reed, a Hong Kong-based partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, looks at how US sanctions against Iran will affect Asian firms US sanctions on Iran have a wide reach What ...




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