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Post-Nuke Deal Iran Wants To Build Russian Su-30 Fighters And A New Advanced Tank – Jalopnik


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Post-Nuke Deal Iran Wants To Build Russian Su-30 Fighters And A New Advanced Tank
Jalopnik
Now that Iran is sitting on a pile of cash and the import ban on conventional military hardware has been partially lifted following the nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic is looking to replace its hodgepodge of vintage military hardware. This may soon

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 7:53 pm

Iran says ready to put rivalries aside with Saudi Arabia – Reuters


Reuters

Iran says ready to put rivalries aside with Saudi Arabia
Reuters
"Iran and Saudi Arabia cannot exclude each other from the region," he said, referring to Riyadh as "our Saudi brothers". "We are prepared to work with Saudi Arabia … I believe Iran and Saudi Arabia can have shared interests in Syria." Arch-rivals for
Iranian foreign minister: 'Iran and Saudi Arabia can have shared interests in Syria'Business Insider
Iran says ready to put rivalries aside with Saudi Arabia | ReutersFirstpost

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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 6:22 pm

Iran rules "decadent" Valentine’s Day celebrations a crime – U.S. News & World Report


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Iran rules "decadent" Valentine's Day celebrations a crime
U.S. News & World Report
Iran says it is cracking down on Valentine's Day celebrations and shops engaging in them will be guilty of a crime. Iranian news outlets reported the police directive Friday, warning retailers against promoting "decadent Western culture through
Iran makes Valentine's Day celebrations a crimeWQAD.com

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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 3:44 pm

Iran lifts currency controls with Russia – Press TV


Press TV

Iran lifts currency controls with Russia
Press TV
Iran said on Friday that it had lifted the currency controls with Russia in a bid which is expected to boost commerce between the two countries. The announcement was made by Masoud Karbasian, the head of Iran's Customs Administration who said the

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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 2:43 pm

Is the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse? – Slate Magazine


Slate Magazine

Is the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse?
Slate Magazine
Laura Secor had been traveling to Iran for almost a decade when, in 2012, she was harshly questioned and accused of being a spy while reporting for the New Yorker. After leaving the country, she was denied another visa. Her time there forms the basis

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 12:04 pm

In Iran, A Poet’s 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame – NPR


In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame
NPR
Just ahead of Valentine's Day, we visited the tomb of a poet who wrote often of love. The 14th century Persian poet Hafez is buried in Shiraz, the city where he lived almost 700 years ago. He remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of romance

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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 10:02 am

This app will help you avoid Iran’s morality police – The Verge


The Verge

This app will help you avoid Iran's morality police
The Verge
The app, called Gershad, uses crowdsourcing to identify the locations of Iran's morality police, known by their Persian name Gasht-e Ershad ("guidance patrol"). Ershad officers regularly patrol the streets of Tehran to identify men and women who
This App Lets Women In Iran Dodge The 'Morality Police'Jalopnik
Iran's newest hit app helps users dodge morality policeThe Times of Israel
This Android app is helping young people in Iran avoid the 'morality police'The Next Web

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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:30 am

Top official overseeing nuclear deal unsure where Iran’s enriched uranium is stored – Fox News


Fox News

Top official overseeing nuclear deal unsure where Iran's enriched uranium is stored
Fox News
WASHINGTON – A State Department official told lawmakers Thursday he was unsure of the precise location of tons of low-enriched uranium shipped out of Iran on a Russian vessel as part of last summer's nuclear agreement. Ambassador Stephen Mull, the …
GOP lawmakers probe US envoy over Iran's uraniumCBS News
Bipartisan roadmap to a nuclear-free IranThe Hill (blog)
US official: Half of Iran's $100 billion windfall from the nuclear deal is already tied up in debtsBusiness Insider
Daily Caller –Reuters
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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:23 am

GOP Delayed Iran Prisoner Release for Election? – snopes.com


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GOP Delayed Iran Prisoner Release for Election?
snopes.com
A single-source statement from an Iranian leader suggested unnamed Republicans had attempted to delay the release of American prisoners until the upcoming election, but the claim didn't seem very plausible.
Iranian official says that US Republicans tried to delay prisoner exchange until 2016 electionNew York Daily News
Republicans 'asked Iran to delay prisoner swap' until after US electionFRANCE 24
Iran Claims Republicans Tried To Delay Return Of US Prisoners Until After The ElectionPoliticusUSA
Al-Monitor –RT –TPM
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Posted on 12 February 2016 | 3:58 am

How Iran’s election could make history – Vox


Vox

How Iran's election could make history
Vox
Iran is about to hold a national election that could shape the country's future for a generation — potentially even more so than the presidential elections in 2009, when "green movement" protests signaled public outrage with the regime, and in 2013
Iran mocks U.S. sailors during parade marking 1979 revolutionGlobalnews.ca
Iran Mocks US Sailors in Revolution Day ParadeABC News
Iran again postpones London energy summitUPI.com
Asharq Alawsat –Reuters –Press TV
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Posted on 11 February 2016 | 2:20 pm

Breaking news on Iran – breakingnews.com

Editor’s note: Sen. Ted Cruz had announced he would would stop all U.S. State Department nominees unless President Obama promised to block any U.N. resolutions approving the Iran nuclear deal, The New York Times reports. The deal was approved in July. On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who had aided GOP presidential hopeful Cruz in blocking nominations, moved to confirm several nominees. The approvals include Azita Raji to be ambassador to Sweden, Samuel Heins to be an ambassador to Norway, Thomas A. Shannon Jr. to be undersecretary for political affairs and Brian Egan to be legal adviser. Norway did not have an ambassador for 869 days. – Stephanie

Editor’s note: Sen. Ted Cruz had announced he would would stop all U.S. State Department nominees unless President Obama promised to block any U.N. resolutions approving the Iran nuclear deal, The New York Times reports. The deal was approved in July. On Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who had aided GOP presidential hopeful Cruz in blocking nominations, moved to confirm several nominees. The approvals include Azita Raji to be ambassador to Sweden, Samuel Heins to be an ambassador to Norway, Thomas A. Shannon Jr. to be undersecretary for political affairs and Brian Egan to be legal adviser. Norway did not have an ambassador for 869 days. – Stephanie

Posted on 12 February 2016 | 9:07 pm

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses Iran’s political camps on anniversary of Islamic revolution, says in televised address, ‘True (conservatives), true reformists and true moderates are all revolutionary’ – AFP

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses Iran’s political camps on anniversary of Islamic revolution, says in televised address, ‘True (conservatives), true reformists and true moderates are all revolutionary’ – AFP

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:16 pm

Photo: Iranians wave flags, hold a ‘Down with USA’ banner on 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution – AFP

Photo: Iranians wave flags, hold a ‘Down with USA’ banner on 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution – AFP

Posted on 11 February 2016 | 4:13 pm

Departing French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius accuses Russia, Iran of ‘complicity’ with ‘brutal’ Syrian regime – AFP

Departing French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius accuses Russia, Iran of ‘complicity’ with ‘brutal’ Syrian regime – AFP

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 2:34 pm

Syrian opposition coordinator says Russian, Iranian air strikes on civilians in Syria must stop – Reuters

Syrian opposition coordinator says Russian, Iranian air strikes on civilians in Syria must stop – Reuters

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 1:42 pm

Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defense system, defense minister says – Reuters

Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defense system, defense minister says – Reuters

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 8:52 am

Iranian oil minister Bijan Zangeneh says Iran is ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia over oil market conditions – Reuters

Iranian oil minister Bijan Zangeneh says Iran is ready to negotiate with Saudi Arabia over oil market conditions – Reuters

Posted on 10 February 2016 | 1:00 am

Italy’s state railway signs agreement with Iran to develop that country’s rail system – Reuters

Italy’s state railway signs agreement with Iran to develop that country’s rail system – Reuters

Posted on 9 February 2016 | 5:26 pm

US intelligence director Clapper says Iran is adhering to nuclear deal, but faces no ‘insurmountable’ barrier to building nuclear weapon – Reuters

US intelligence director Clapper says Iran is adhering to nuclear deal, but faces no ‘insurmountable’ barrier to building nuclear weapon – Reuters

Posted on 9 February 2016 | 1:41 pm

Iran’s Russia envoy says Iran will increase its share on global oil market gradually, according to RIA report – Reuters

Iran’s Russia envoy says Iran will increase its share on global oil market gradually, according to RIA report – Reuters

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:54 pm