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Tangled in Obama’s Iran nuclear trap – American Enterprise Institute


Washington Post

Tangled in Obama's Iran nuclear trap
American Enterprise Institute
On April 18, the State Department certified Iran to be in compliance with its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA). As France's iconic foreign minister, the Marquis de Talleyrand, once reportedly said
Iran's top diplomat says you should ignore Trump's comments on the nuke dealWashington Post
The coming US crackdown on IranNew York Post
Obama's nuke deal with Iran was a fraudToronto Sun
Fox News –CNBC –Cato Institute (blog) –Politico
all 262 news articles »

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:29 pm

Wife of Bob Levinson, Ex-CIA Contractor Missing in Iran, Says FBI Believes He’s Alive – Fox News Insider


Fox News Insider

Wife of Bob Levinson, Ex-CIA Contractor Missing in Iran, Says FBI Believes He's Alive
Fox News Insider
The wife of a former FBI agent and CIA contractor who's been missing in Iran for a decade said this morning that the FBI believes her husband is still alive. Bob Levinson was doing work for the CIA when he went missing on a small Iranian island in 2007.

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:46 pm

Iran’s holding presidential elections. Here are the candidates to watch. – Washington Post


Washington Post

Iran's holding presidential elections. Here are the candidates to watch.
Washington Post
Iran's official month-long presidential campaign period kicked off last week in the run-up to the May 19 election. While former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's candidacy garnered international headlines, the real major development came when Ebrahim …
Iran's Presidential Election And The Raisi TwistForbes
Iran's Rouhani Defends His Economic Record Ahead of May ElectionU.S. News & World Report

all 7 news articles »

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:06 pm

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport – CNBC


CNBC

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport
CNBC
Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said, targeting weapons sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes. Video carried …
Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sourcesReuters
Israeli defense minister warns of Iranian presence in Golan HeightsJerusalem Post Israel News
Israel Steps Up Pressure on Iran's Ally With Suspected StrikeBloomberg
Newsweek –RT
all 213 news articles »

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 11:54 am

Iran convicted two U.S. citizens of espionage. Their relatives are … – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Iran convicted two U.S. citizens of espionage. Their relatives are …
Los Angeles Times
Relatives of U.S. citizens jailed in Iran are trying to press the Trump administration to secure their release as worries grow over the health of an imprisoned father …

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:06 pm

Scuttle the Iran Nuke Deal? That Approach Didn’t Stop North Korea – Defense One


Defense One

Scuttle the Iran Nuke Deal? That Approach Didn't Stop North Korea
Defense One
“The Trump administration is currently conducting across the entire government a review of our Iran policy,” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced on April 19, adding that “an unchecked Iran has the potential to follow the same path as North
Give North Korea the Iran treatmentChicago Tribune

all 5,143 news articles »

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:01 pm

Militants kill 10 Iranian border guards in attack on frontier with Pakistan – The Guardian


The Guardian

Militants kill 10 Iranian border guards in attack on frontier with Pakistan
The Guardian
In a statement carried on state media, Iranian police said the guards were killed by long-range guns and “the Pakistani government bears the ultimate responsibility of the attack”. The Sistan-Baluchestan province in south-east Iran has long been
Iran: Nine border guards killed after clashes with 'Balochi terrorists'Al-Arabiya
Iran border guards killed by Sunni militants on Pakistan borderDeutsche Welle
Iran says 'terrorists' kill 10 border guards near PakistanWashington Post
Press TV –Anadolu Agency –The Express Tribune
all 33 news articles »

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 7:34 pm

Iran’s Military Fires New Cruise Missiles Amid Gulf Tensions With US – Newsweek


Newsweek

Iran's Military Fires New Cruise Missiles Amid Gulf Tensions With US
Newsweek
Iran's special naval forces were equipped this weekend with new anti-ship cruise missiles capable of advanced precision and rapid deployment in the tense Gulf waters where occasional run-ins with the U.S. military have drawn international attention.
US navy ship fires warning flare at Iranian vessel in Persian GulfThe Guardian
US destroyer alters course over 'provocative' Iran vessel … – CNN.comCNN
US destroyer has close encounter with Iranian boat at seaDaily Mail
Fox News –Breitbart News
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 7:21 pm

Israel-Syria-Iran Conflict Would Severely Strain Iran Nuclear Agreement – Forbes


Forbes

Israel-Syria-Iran Conflict Would Severely Strain Iran Nuclear Agreement
Forbes
Israel's overt entrance into the Syrian civil war is increasingly becoming a very real risk despite the Israeli government's stated desire to remain neutral beyond conducting periodic airstrikes targeting Syrian and Iranian heavy weapons shipments to
Israel seeks US backing to avert permanent Iran foothold in SyriaReuters
Liberman says Israel 'won't allow' new Iranian front on Golan HeightsThe Times of Israel
'We will not allow Iranian forces and Hezbollah on Golan border'Arutz Sheva
The Times of Israel
all 39 news articles »

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 6:49 pm

Iran, Iraq boost oil market share at Saudi Arabia’s expense | afr.com – The Australian Financial Review


The Australian Financial Review

Iran, Iraq boost oil market share at Saudi Arabia's expense | afr.com
The Australian Financial Review
Saudi Arabia knew it would lose share because Iran's production was on the rebound, said Robin Mills, founder of Dubai-based consultancy Qamar Energy.

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 5:32 pm

Iran – BingNews

Iran Daily: Boeing Cancels 1st Delivery of Passenger Jet to Tehran

In a sign of trouble for Iran’s economic recovery, Boeing has cancelled the delivery of the first of 80 passenger jets to Tehran, with a delay until at least spring 2018. Iranian officials had said that the Boeing 777-300ER would arrive this summer, at a …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:18 am

Iran’s Presidential Election And The Raisi Twist

Various media outlets and Iran regime elements have commented recently over the candidacy of Ebrahim Raisi, an influential cleric described as the protégé of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, pumping new life into Iran’s so-called presidential election …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:59 am

Iran’s Rouhani defends his economic record ahead of May election

ANKARA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defended his economic record on Thursday, three weeks ahead of Iran’s presidential election, and called for further engagement with other countries as the key to economic growth. His remarks contrasted with the view …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:31 am

Iran’s holding presidential elections. Here are the candidates to watch.

Iran’s official month-long presidential campaign period kicked off last week in the run-up to the May 19 election. While former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s candidacy garnered international headlines, the real major development came when Ebrahim …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 5:00 am

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

Video carried on Lebanese TV and shared on social media showed the pre-dawn airstrikes caused a fire around the airport east of the Syrian capital, suggesting fuel sources or weapons containing explosives were hit. Syrian state media said Israeli missiles …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:25 am

Huge explosion rocks Damascus airport as Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early today as Israel blew up an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said. They were reportedly targeting weapons sent …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:11 am

Iran fast attack craft near U.S. destroyer

The U.S. Navy says an Iranian boat was “unprofessional” and “provocative” by coming close to a U.S. destroyer in the Persian Gulf. It’s not the first time.

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:13 pm

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries. The incident …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 12:12 pm

Official: Trump personally ordered tougher language in State Department’s Iran letter

President Trump personally ordered tougher language to be included in a State Department letter on Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, after rejecting an initial draft, a senior administration official confirmed to Fox News. The White House last …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 8:43 am

Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman’s final appeal, family says

Supporters hold a photo of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe during a vigil for British-Iranian mother, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, imprisoned in Tehran, outside the Iranian Embassy on Jan. 16, 2017, in London, England. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A British …

Posted on 24 April 2017 | 3:01 pm