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  1. News - World - IRAN

    US aims to make Iran's currency useless in global commerce

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... of the one-month phase-in period is to give financial institutions currently holding rials the opportunity to dump them", said Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence. "The ... that exchanges rial to any other currency or that holds rial-denominated accounts." The move is intended to toughen sanctions to press the Islamic republic to halt its nuclear programme. According ...

  2. News - World

    West greets Iranian election result with guarded optimism

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and he used his first statement after his win was confirmed to announce a "new opportunity" for the West to treat the Islamic republic with respect and to recognise its rights. The US ... students. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Iran to play a "constructive role" in regional and global affairs, Britain urged him to set the Islamic republic "on a different ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran vows to ‘retaliate’ against any foreign attack

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 01:50pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations Iran on Thursday vowed to “retaliate” against any attack after Israel’s prime minister called for a “red line” to prevent the Islamic republic ... with full force against any attack.” The envoy, Eshagh al-Habib, told the UN General Assembly that Israel is a “regime which is based on terrorism and is the father founder of state terrorism ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran launches an Islamic alternative to YouTube

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Tehran creates an Islamic YouTube Iran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete against Google's YouTube, whose content is deemed inappropriate by the Islamic regime, state television reported. The website is called "Mehr" (www.mehr.ir), meaning affection in Farsi, and aims to attract Persian-speaking users and also ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    China jails 20 on terrorism charges and the debate about the Chinese Dream continues

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Security Beijing News* New regulations for military personal on treason enter into force on Thursday , narrowly redefining state secrets, defections and adding the sale of military real estate. Reuters China jails 20 on jihad, separatism charges in Xinjia ...

  6. Second guessing

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... to the growing standoff with Iran over its nuclear ambitions, increasing efforts are being made to discover one vital thing - the Islamic republic's actual intentions. Discerning Iran's precise ... game indeed. Hagai Segal, a terrorism and Middle East specialist, lectures at New York University in London ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    US Senate to move on new Iran sanctions in December if no nuclear agreement reached

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:24am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Corker introduced legislation that would restrict sanctions relief until the Islamic republic agrees to eliminate the threat of its nuclear activities. “It’s important for the Senate to proceed ...

  8. News - World - SUDAN

    Iranian warships leave Sudan port

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 08:19pm by Agence France-Presse in Port Sudan

    ... to the Djibouti area in September “to convey Iran’s message of peace to the regional countries and maintain the security of shipping corridors against maritime terrorism,” Press TV said. On a visit ... territory, of Iranian weapons to Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists.” On Saturday, a US-based non-profit monitoring group said craters at the scene of the explosion were consistent with the kind ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    US says talks serious, after Iran hints at atomic concessions

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:09am by Reuters in Geneva

    ... looked to a new era in diplomatic relations after a decade of tension, in which concerns about the Islamic state’s nuclear ambitions fuelled fears of a new war in the Middle East. “We sense ... Iran’s Islamic Revolution in 1979. Washington cut off diplomatic ties with Tehran in 1980. The sequencing of any concessions by Iran and any sanctions relief by the West could prove a stumbling ...

  10. Diplomacy cannot start until sailors are freed

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... issue; to create leverage with the US over the arrest of five Iranians accused of terrorism in Iraq in January; to push for greater involvement in brokering peace in the region; a show ... on show in 1979 when the US-backed shah was overthrown by Muslim hardliners and an Islamic nation created. It was central to the hostage-taking by students at the US embassy in Tehran, an incident ...




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