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Turk in Iran Sanctions Case Adds Rudy Giuliani to Legal Team – New York Times


New York Times

Turk in Iran Sanctions Case Adds Rudy Giuliani to Legal Team
New York Times
Reza Zarrab, a prominent Turkish gold trader who has been jailed in New York on charges of violating the United States sanctions on Iran, has added Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former New York mayor, to his legal team, adding intrigue to a case that has
Top Turkish bank executive arrested in multimillion-dollar pro-Iran bank fraudFox News
US charges Turkish banker in Iran sanctions probeReuters
US Arrests Top Turkish Banker in Iran Sanctions ProbeBloomberg
NBCNews.com –Financial Times –Newsday
all 35 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:55 pm

IS Threatens Iran in Persian Language Video – Voice of America


Voice of America

IS Threatens Iran in Persian Language Video
Voice of America
The 36-minute, Persian-language video is aimed at Iran's Sunni Muslim minority and accuses Tehran of persecuting them. But analysts said the intention behind the video released late Monday may be a desperate effort to show that IS, at its weakest since
ISIL threatens Iran in new videoeuronews
Islamic State threatens Iran in new beheading videoThe Times (subscription)
Islamic State Releases Video Threatening Iran for Tolerating JewsBreitbart News
International Business Times
all 18 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:06 pm

Iran move within a whisker, Thailand out – FIFA.com


FIFA.com

Iran move within a whisker, Thailand out
FIFA.com
In a matchday where all six hosts triumphed, Asia's hopefuls defined why they are favourites in the decisive third round of Asian FIFA World Cup™ qualifying by prevailing on home soil respectively. In Group A, Iran moved within touching distance of …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:31 pm

Big blow for China – Cup hopes dim after agonizing defeat to Iran – Hong Kong Standard (press release)


Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Big blow for China – Cup hopes dim after agonizing defeat to Iran
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
Mehdi Taremi's second-half strike condemned China to a 1-0 defeat to Iran last night in a major blow to their hopes of qualifying for next year's football World Cup. Marcello Lippi's team raised Chinese hopes by upsetting South Korea 1-0 last week, but
Iran 1 China 0: More than 100000 fans pack into 78000-seater stadium to see World Cup qualifier in TehranThe Sun
China on brink of elimination as Zhang Yuning experiment fails against IranESPN FC (blog)
Iran close in on World Cup, China teeter on the brinkReuters
Goal.com –Channel NewsAsia –USA TODAY
all 121 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:04 pm

Why Give Trump The Keys To War With Iran? – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Why Give Trump The Keys To War With Iran?
Huffington Post
When Trump won the elections, many worried that it could lead to war between the United States and Iran, due to his desire to kill the Iran nuclear deal. Now, thanks to the U.S. Senate, we may be one step closer to this nightmare scenario: The Senate
Nikki Haley Slams the Iran Deal, Says It 'Empowered' Iran and RussiaWashington Free Beacon

all 60 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 4:25 pm

Mitch McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as "windfall" for Tehran – CBS News


CBS News

Mitch McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as "windfall" for Tehran
CBS News
WASHINGTON — Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal. The measures, unveiled …
McConnell Criticizes Iran Nuke Deal as 'Windfall' for TehranU.S. News & World Report
Nikki Haley's reiterates Trump's wait-and-see approach to the Iran dealWashington Examiner

all 478 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:49 pm

Iran all set to step up military support for Yemen militias, warns analysts – gulfnews.com


WND.com

Iran all set to step up military support for Yemen militias, warns analysts
gulfnews.com
Dubai: Iran may deploy more advanced military capabilities to Yemen to support the Al Houthis and militia of former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh in Yemen, warns a group of analysts known for research in global security threats. The analysts say the
Saudi general: My country supports America's tough stance against ISIS, terror and IranFox News
Iran's kamikaze drones show up in Yemeni civil warWND.com
If Yemen's Houthis weren't Iranian proxies before, they could be soonPRI
Voice of America
all 348 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:18 pm

Iran says Bahrain terror cell claims ‘delusional’ – Times LIVE


Times LIVE

Iran says Bahrain terror cell claims 'delusional'
Times LIVE
It said two Bahrainis suspected of financing and supervising the group had fled to Iran. Shiite-majority Bahrain has been gripped by persistent unrest since its Sunni rulers crushed Shiite-led protests for a constitutional monarchy and an elected prime

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Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:43 am

Iran says Russia can use its military bases ‘on case by case basis’ – CNBC


CNBC

Iran says Russia can use its military bases 'on case by case basis'
CNBC
Russian jets used an air base in Iran to launch attacks against militant targets in Syria last summer, the first time a foreign power had used an Iranian base since World War Two. The deployment ended abruptly however after some Iranian lawmakers
Putin meets with Iranian leader, touts 'reliable and stable partner'USA TODAY
Russia and Iran Vow Partnership in SyriaVoice of America
Russian Military Can Now Bomb Syrian Rebels and ISIS from IranNewsweek
Arutz Sheva –Daily Caller –U.S. News & World Report
all 190 news articles »

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 11:15 am

Iran, Gulf Monarchies Seek to Ease Tension – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Iran, Gulf Monarchies Seek to Ease Tension
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
Iran and the Gulf states, whose contest for power in the Middle East has been tipping toward open confrontation, are quietly trying to repair the damaged relationship as the U.S. takes a more confrontational stance toward Tehran. The longstanding

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 9:30 am

Iran – BingNews

Russia, Iran ink economic deals as Rouhani visits Moscow

Moscow (AFP) – Russia signed Tuesday a string of bilateral agreements with Iran as President Vladimir Putin hosted his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for his first official visit to Moscow. The meeting between Putin and Rouhani, who have grown closer …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 5:37 pm

Giuliani to Help Defend Accused Iran Money Launderer

President Trump’s “cyber czar,” ex-New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, has joined the defense team of a gold trader who is under federal indictment for fraud, money laundering and evading sanctions on Iran, and who has ties to Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 4:37 pm

Top Turkish bank executive arrested in multimillion-dollar pro-Iran bank fraud

A senior executive at one of Turkey’s most established state-owned banks was arrested in the United States on Monday in connection with a scheme to evade trade sanctions on nuclear Iran — ramping up political strains between the U.S. and Turkey.

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 2:02 pm

Why Give Trump The Keys To War With Iran?

When Trump won the elections, many worried that it could lead to war between the United States and Iran, due to his desire to kill the Iran nuclear deal. Now, thanks to the U.S. Senate, we may be one step closer to this nightmare scenario: The Senate is …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 10:00 am

Mitch McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as "windfall" for Tehran

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to the media after the Senate Policy Luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 in Washington. WASHINGTON — Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:49 am

Iran, Gulf Monarchies Seek to Ease Tension

Iran and the Gulf states, whose contest for power in the Middle East has been tipping toward open confrontation, are quietly trying to repair the damaged relationship as the U.S. takes a more confrontational stance toward Tehran. The longstanding rivalry …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 3:55 am

Iran says Russia can use its military bases ‘on case by case basis’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to launch air strikes against militants in Syria on a “case by case basis.” Russia and Iran are both key allies of Syrian President Bashar al …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 12:42 am

Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) – Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal. The measures, unveiled at …

Posted on 28 March 2017 | 12:34 am

Iran imposes sanctions on 15 US companies

Iran on Sunday sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies, alleging they support terrorism, repression and Israel’s occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state, likely in retaliation for sanctions earlier announced by the U.S. The …

Posted on 26 March 2017 | 10:14 am

Rouhani to visit Putin in Moscow as Iran and Russia move closer

ISTANBUL — As U.S. influence wanes across the Middle East, Iran and Russia have joined forces to expand their power in the region, strengthening political and diplomatic ties and stepping up joint military operations in Syria. In a sign of the closer …

Posted on 26 March 2017 | 2:00 am