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First on CNN: US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel after close encounter – CNN


CNN

First on CNN: US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel after close encounter
CNN
At one point, the Iranian boat came within 200 yards of one of the US Navy boats. When it failed to leave the area after the Navy had fired flares and had a radio conversation with the Iranian crew, the US officials said, the USS Squall fired three
Middle East|Tensions Rise Between Iran and US in Persian GulfNew York Times
US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian ship; 4 Mideast close calls this weekFox News
Iran Intercepts U.S. Warship in Strait of HormuzU.S. News & World Report
Aljazeera.com –Reuters –YouTube
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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 7:28 pm

‘Saudi and Persian Gulf states share Israel’s concerns about Iran hegemony’ – Jerusalem Post Israel News


Jerusalem Post Israel News

'Saudi and Persian Gulf states share Israel's concerns about Iran hegemony'
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Israel and the Gulf States share the exact same perception of Iran's desire for regional hegemony, Foreign Ministry director-general Dore Gold said, explaining why he re-tweeted on Thursday a five-month old article from the Dubai-based Gulf News.

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 5:28 pm

The First E-mail Scandal, Long Before Hillary Clinton: Iran/Contra – The Nation.


The Nation.

The First E-mail Scandal, Long Before Hillary Clinton: Iran/Contra
The Nation.
On Friday, November 22, 1986, Oliver North sat down at his National Security Council computer and began deleting e-mails related to Iran/Contra, the far-reaching conspiracy in which North, along with others in Ronald Reagan's administration, traded …

Posted on 25 August 2016 | 5:15 pm

Iran says security forces killed senior spy – Press TV


Press TV

Iran says security forces killed senior spy
Press TV
Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says Iranian security forces have killed a senior spy working for foreign intelligence services to destabilize the borders. "The trace of spying agencies is seen in creating certain security challenges in the
Leader of Sunni Militant Group in Iran Killed, State Media SayHaaretz
Iranian Intelligence Minister Declares Death of Jihadi Group LeaderSputnik International

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 12:47 pm

Iranian Oil Production Stalls Ahead of OPEC Talks – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Iranian Oil Production Stalls Ahead of OPEC Talks
Wall Street Journal
Iran's revival as a crude-oil exporter appears to have stalled, seven months after Western sanctions over its nuclear program were lifted, casting uncertainty over the country's willingness to cooperate with other producers on limiting output. Iran's
Oil recovers as Iran confirms it will meet Opec in AlgeriaFinancial Times
Iran's oil minister may attend freeze talksUPI.com
Oil up on US-Iran scare, dollar; Saudi output stance cuts gainsReuters
The Australian Financial Review –bnn.ca –Bloomberg
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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 12:01 pm

Burkini bans: Why France is giving Iran a run for its money – CNN


CNN

Burkini bans: Why France is giving Iran a run for its money
CNN
France seems to have completely turned against Western liberal values — and there's a danger that France no longer looks any different from Iran or any other theocratic state, where religious police patrol the streets, monitoring women in public

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 11:33 am

Iran’s ‘New’ Karrar Tank: "One of the Most Advanced Tanks in the World"? – The National Interest Online (blog)


The National Interest Online (blog)

Iran's 'New' Karrar Tank: "One of the Most Advanced Tanks in the World"?
The National Interest Online (blog)
In March, Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan — Iran's defense minister — claimed that a new, unseen Iranian tank called the Karrar “is one of the most advanced tanks in the world.” He further suggested that the “tank [is] 100 percent Iranian made and it can

Posted on 25 August 2016 | 11:20 am

Report: Iran detains Greek national for smuggled oil tankers – Fox Business


Report: Iran detains Greek national for smuggled oil tankers
Fox Business
The report on Thursday in the IRAN newspaper suggests the Greek national was involved in smuggling Iranian crude oil while economic sanctions were imposed over the country's contested nuclear program. Those sanctions under then-President Mahmoud …

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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 8:21 am

Iran evicts ‘ungentlemanly’ Russia – Charleston Post Courier


Charleston Post Courier

Iran evicts 'ungentlemanly' Russia
Charleston Post Courier
In this Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, and Iranian Defense Minister Gen. Hossein Dehghan shake hands during their meeting in Moscow, Russia. Dehghan was quoted by Iranian State TV website Monday, Aug.
Boeing Should Think Twice Before Iran SaleForbes
Iran Revokes Russia's Use of Air Base, Saying Moscow 'Betrayed Trust'New York Times
Russian Raids on Syria From Iranian Air Base Finished, Tehran SaysWall Street Journal
Reuters –CNN –Deutsche Welle
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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 4:14 am

Covering up the $1.3 billion payoff to Iran – New York Post


New York Post

Covering up the $1.3 billion payoff to Iran
New York Post
Call it judgment day. It looks like the Obama administration may yet face some kind of reckoning — in Congress, at least — over its payoff of a long-simmering claim to the Iranian regime. That's because to do so, the administration tapped a little
US Paid Iran $1.3 Billion, Just Days After Hostage ReleaseTRUNEWS
US paid $1.3bn in interest on debt to Iran left over from Shah's time, critics call it 'ransom'RT
US paid $1.3 billion to Iran two days after cash deliveryCBS News
U.S. News & World Report –Breitbart News –FrontPage Magazine –New York Sun
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Posted on 25 August 2016 | 12:50 am

Breaking news on Iran – breakingnews.com

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Russia will stop using Iranian air base for Syria airstrikes for the time being – AP

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Russia will stop using Iranian air base for Syria airstrikes for the time being – AP

Posted on 22 August 2016 | 9:01 am

US State Department: $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on American prisoners’ release – @AP

US State Department: $400 million cash payment to Iran was contingent on American prisoners’ release – @AP

Posted on 18 August 2016 | 7:45 pm

Prominent Iranian lawmaker confirms Russia is using Iran’s Shahid Nojeh Air Base for Syria strikes – AP

Prominent Iranian lawmaker confirms Russia is using Iran’s Shahid Nojeh Air Base for Syria strikes – AP

Posted on 17 August 2016 | 12:13 pm

Update: Russian ministry says airstrikes launched from Iran’s Hamadan airbase targeted Islamic State and former al Nusra Front in Aleppo, Idlib, Deir el-Zor provinces – Al Jazeera

Update: Russian ministry says airstrikes launched from Iran’s Hamadan airbase targeted Islamic State and former al Nusra Front in Aleppo, Idlib, Deir el-Zor provinces – Al Jazeera

Posted on 16 August 2016 | 2:57 pm

Iran confirms it has executed a nuclear scientist who gave the US intelligence about the country’s nuclear program – AP

Iran confirms it has executed a nuclear scientist who gave the US intelligence about the country’s nuclear program – AP

Posted on 7 August 2016 | 10:52 am

US airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran coincided with January release of 4 Americans detained in Tehran, officials briefed on operation say – Wall Street Journal

US airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran coincided with January release of 4 Americans detained in Tehran, officials briefed on operation say – Wall Street Journal

Posted on 3 August 2016 | 1:08 am

Munich police chief: Attack suspect is 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich; motive is ‘fully unclear’ – AP

Munich police chief: Attack suspect is 18-year-old German-Iranian from Munich; motive is ‘fully unclear’ – AP

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 12:33 am

Secret deal will allow Iran to expand key nuclear program in little more than a decade, document shows – AP

Secret deal will allow Iran to expand key nuclear program in little more than a decade, document shows – AP

Posted on 18 July 2016 | 6:16 pm

Crews of 2 US Navy boats detained by Iran in January were ‘derelict’ in their duties, report finds – USA Today

Crews of 2 US Navy boats detained by Iran in January were ‘derelict’ in their duties, report finds – USA Today

Posted on 30 June 2016 | 1:50 pm

Iranian state TV says authorities have disrupted ‘the biggest terrorist plot’ to ever target Tehran – AP

Iranian state TV says authorities have disrupted ‘the biggest terrorist plot’ to ever target Tehran – AP

Posted on 20 June 2016 | 7:25 am