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South Korea to feel pressure vs. ‘European’ Iran – Park Ji-Sung – ESPN FC


ESPN FC

South Korea to feel pressure vs. 'European' Iran – Park Ji-Sung
ESPN FC
Manchester United legend Park Ji-Sung has called upon South Korea fans to get behind their team against a "European" Iran in a vital 2018 AFC World Cup qualifier in Seoul on Aug. 31. Coach Shin Tae-Yong called up English Premier League stars Son …

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:38 am

Iran-US relations: Trump imperils nuclear deal – Irish Times


Irish Times

Iran-US relations: Trump imperils nuclear deal
Irish Times
As the world frets about the threat of nuclear war in Korea, the landmark deal designed to prevent Iran developing its own nuclear capability is at greater risk of unravelling than at any point since it was signed two years ago. Agreed in July 2015
Get Rid of the Iran Deal: Here Are Four OptionsNational Review
US-Iran tensions over nuclear pact cause alarm in EuropeThe National
Why Iran nuclear deal is still a historic challenge for TrumpThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Washington Free Beacon –Raddington Report (blog) –Rudaw
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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:06 pm

Iran denies appeal of jailed Princeton student: university – Reuters


Reuters

Iran denies appeal of jailed Princeton student: university
Reuters
Xiyue Wang, a naturalized American citizen from China, arrested in Iran last August while researching Persian history for his doctoral thesis at Princeton University, is shown with his wife and son in this family photo released in Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton grad student convicted of espionage in Iran loses appealcentraljersey.com
Iran Denies Appeal Of US Student Imprisoned On Spying ChargesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Princeton continues to support graduate student imprisoned in IranPrinceton University
Planet Princeton –Patch.com
all 6 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:06 pm

Iran’s great game – The Jerusalem Post mobile website


The Jerusalem Post mobile website

Iran's great game
The Jerusalem Post mobile website
Derived from satellite images taken from the EROS satellite, ImageSat International reported that “Syria is building missile factories with Iranian inspiration.” The detailed images showed a valley full of buildings in Wadi Jahannam, east of the city
Saudi Arabia Rushes To Mend Relations with IranHuffPost
Saudi Arabia denies request for Iran mediationgulfnews.com
Saudi Arabia 'seeks Iraq's help' to mend ties with IranAljazeera.com
The Intercept
all 93 news articles »

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:41 pm

Russia, Iran, Other Assad Allies and Enemies Cash In on Success in Syria, But US Left Out – Newsweek


Newsweek

Russia, Iran, Other Assad Allies and Enemies Cash In on Success in Syria, But US Left Out
Newsweek
Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis, who was appointed last year by President Bashar al-Assad, said the event marked a major turning point for the country and that nations such as Russia and Iran, which supported Assad and his army throughout the war, …

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:08 pm

Can anyone stop Iran from taking over Iraq? – The Independent


The Independent

Can anyone stop Iran from taking over Iraq?
The Independent
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a paramilitary commander who is considered one of Iran's closest Iraqi allies, declared on 4 July that the Popular Mobilisation Forces will not go away, even if the government orders them to dissolve. Muhandis's statement

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:56 pm

Turkey to boost military cooperation with Iran after army chief’s visit – Reuters


Reuters

Turkey to boost military cooperation with Iran after army chief's visit
Reuters
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian armed forces chief of staff and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday. Iran's military
Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talksYahoo News
Iran's Top General Makes Rare Visit to AnkaraVoice of America
Coup attempt is milestone in Ankara-Tehran ties: Iranian spokespersonHurriyet Daily News

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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:39 am

Iranian opposition leader ends hunger strike after government agrees to relax house arrest – Washington Post


Washington Post

Iranian opposition leader ends hunger strike after government agrees to relax house arrest
Washington Post
ISTANBUL — An Iranian opposition leader living under house arrest has ended his hunger strike after authorities agreed to lift some restrictions and consider his demand for a public trial, a family member said Thursday. The decision marked a
79-year-old Iranian opposition leader calls off hunger strike but will remain under house arrestLos Angeles Times
Mehdi Karroubi: Iran opposition leader ends hunger strikeBBC News
Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strikeThe Punch
The Guardian –The Times of Israel –Morning Star Online –New York Times
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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:05 am

Iranian Ayatollah mocks US over handling of Charlottesville racism – The Independent


The Independent

Iranian Ayatollah mocks US over handling of Charlottesville racism
The Independent
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has publicly criticised the US government over its handling of violence following a recent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “If US has any power, they better manage their country, tackle …
Iran's supreme leader says the US should 'tackle' white supremacyWashington Post
Iran: Trump Should 'Tackle White Supremacy Rather than Meddle in …Newsweek
Iran supreme leader mocks US over Charlottesville: Ayatollah tweets picture of himself holding a black child and Daily Mail
The Times of Israel
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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 9:46 am

Before Anyone Further Appeases Iran… – Forbes


Forbes

Before Anyone Further Appeases Iran
Forbes
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the parliament in Tehran on August 15, 2017. Rouhani warned that Iran could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions as he outlined …
Iran could quit nuclear deal in 'hours' if US imposes new sanctions: RouhaniCNBC
Iran says it could quit nuclear deal if US keeps adding sanctions …The Guardian
US envoy: Iran can't use nuclear deal to hold world hostageWashington Post
The Jerusalem Post –CBS News –Express.co.uk
all 229 news articles »

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 12:03 pm

Iran – BingNews

Iran reform leader Karroubi ends hunger strike

TEHRAN: Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi, under house arrest for six years, ended his hunger strike after the government agreed to remove intelligence agents from his home. However, his demand to face trial — he has never been charged since being …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:34 pm

U.S. Sanctions Penalty Complicates Due Diligence on Iran

A penalty issued last week by the U.S. Treasury Department on a risk-mitigation firm highlights the challenges of trying to perform due diligence for potential business in Iran, experts said. The penalty on Phoenix-based IPSA International Inc., according …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:18 pm

Iran-US relations: Trump imperils nuclear deal

The EU, UN and western intelligence agencies all believe Iran is abiding by the agreement, and last month US president Donald Trump formally certified as much. But he did so grudgingly, and continues to condemn the deal as a capitulation. Last week, Trump …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:47 pm

Iran denies appeal of jailed Princeton student: university

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian authorities have denied the appeal of a Princeton University student who had been convicted on espionage charges and sentenced to 10 years in prison, the university and his wife said on Thursday. Xiyue Wang, a history …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 2:37 pm

Turkey is boosting its military cooperation with Iran

Turkish President Erdogan makes a speech during the re-opening of the Ottoman-era Yildiz Hamidiye mosque in Istanbul. Thomson Reuters ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:37 am

Iran says it could quit nuclear deal if US keeps adding sanctions

The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has warned that his country could abandon its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States keeps on imposing new sanctions. In a speech to parliament outlining plans for his new term, Rouhani …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:34 am

Detained, ailing Iran opposition leader ends hunger strike

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The son of Iranian opposition leader Mahdi Karroubi, under house arrest since 2011, says his father has ended a hunger strike over his detention but remains in hospital. Mohammad Karroubi tweeted that his father decided to …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:31 am

Iran’s supreme leader says the U.S. should ‘tackle’ white supremacy

It’s that time again. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has once more used Twitter to weigh in on domestic U.S. politics, this time to remark on the tragic events in Charlottesville over the weekend. There, a white-nationalist rally turned …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 11:52 am

Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program

TEHRAN — Iran’s nuclear program could be restarted in a matter of “hours,” if the American government imposes further sanctions on Tehran, the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said on Tuesday. Mr. Rouhani said that a reconstituted nuclear …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:32 pm

Danny Glaser: Iran and Hamas are United in Their Desire to Wreak Havoc in the Region

Daniel L. Glaser’s remarkable career in the U.S. Treasury Department culminated in his appointment as Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence — a position he held from 2011 to January 2017.

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:01 pm

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