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Taunt Or Miscalculation? Iran's Provocative Pick For U.N. Envoy

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:06
Iran reportedly nominated a diplomat with ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S Embassy in Tehran. It's the latest sign of how hard it will be for the U.S. and Iran to overcome decades of mistrust.
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Taunt Or Miscalculation? Iran's Provocative Pick For U.N. Envoy

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 09:51
Iran reportedly nominated a diplomat with ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S Embassy in Tehran. It's the latest sign of how hard it will be for the U.S. and Iran to overcome decades of mistrust.
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Iran oil exports will be in line with sanctions target: U.S.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 21:41
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Friday dismissed suggestions that Iran was exporting much more oil than it is allowed to sell under a preliminary nuclear deal with world powers and predicted that aggregate Iranian oil sales would meet targets set for Tehran.        
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Iran oil exports will be in line with sanctions target: U.S.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 21:34
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Friday dismissed suggestions that Iran was exporting much more oil than it is allowed to sell under a preliminary nuclear deal with world powers and predicted that aggregate Iranian oil sales would meet targets set for Tehran. The remarks from a senior U.S. official came ahead of a new round of senior-level negotiations between ...
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Iran: All five abducted border guards alive

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 22:41
DUBAI: Iran has said five border guards kidnapped by Sunni Muslim militants are in good health, disputing a report that one of them had been killed. The guards were seized while patrolling the lawless frontier with Pakistan in early February.
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Iran does not seek indefinite power for Assad, senior diplomat says

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 21:21
Iran, Syria’s main regional ally, does not see President Bashar Assad staying in power indefinitely but neither does it want extremist forces to replace him, a senior Iranian diplomat said Wednesday.
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Iran, six powers start expert-level nuclear talks

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:25
Iran and six world powers began an expert-level meeting about Tehran's nuclear programme on Thursday, part of efforts to reach an agreement by late July on how to resolve a decade-old dispute that has stirred fears of a Middle East war. The meeting in Vienna of nuclear and other experts from Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Russia, China and Britain was to prepare for a new round of ...
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Iran, six powers start expert-level nuclear talks in Vienna

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:17
Iran and six world powers began an expert-level meeting about Tehran's nuclear program on Thursday, part of efforts to reach an agreement by late July on how to resolve a decade-old dispute that has stirred fears of a Middle East war. The meeting in Vienna of nuclear and other experts from Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Russia, China and Britain was to prepare for a new round of ...
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Iran, 6 Powers Start Expert-Level Nuclear Talks

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:48
Iran and six world powers began an expert-level meeting about Tehran's nuclear program on Thursday, part of efforts to reach an agreement by late July on how to resolve a decade-old dispute that has stirred fears of a Middle East war. The meeting in Vienna of nuclear and other experts from Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Russia, China and Britain was to prepare for a new round of ...
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Iran, six powers start expert-level nuclear talks

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:30
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers began an expert-level meeting about Tehran's nuclear programme on Thursday, part of efforts to reach an agreement by late July on how to resolve a decade-o...
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Iran says all five abducted border guards alive: IRNA

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:09
Iran has said five border guards kidnapped by Sunni Muslim militants are in good health, disputing a report that one of them had been killed. The guards were seized while patrolling the lawless frontier with Pakistan in early February. Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice), an Iranian Sunni Muslim rebel group in Sistan-Baluchistan province, later claimed responsibility. "The kidnapped Iranian border ...
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In Iran, age mellows some former captors of US hostages

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 05:00
* Iran appoints new U.N. envoy, angers former U.S. hostages * Some former Iranian hostage takers now vocal critics * State Department raises "serious concerns" about nomination By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA, April 3 (Reuters) - Three decades after hardline students occupied the U.S. embassy and took diplomats hostage for 444 days, many of the now middle-aged revolutionaries are among the most vocal ...
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Iran and Russia working to seal $20B oil-for-goods barter deal

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 21:54
Iran and Russia have made progress toward an oil-for-goods deal sources said would be worth up to $20 billion, which would enable Tehran to boost vital energy exports in defiance of Western sanctions, people familiar with the negotiations told Reuters.
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Iran says does not seek indefinite power for Assad

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:36
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Iran, Syria's main regional ally, does not see President Bashar al-Assad staying in power indefinitely but neither does it want "extremist forces" to replace him, a senior Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday.
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Iran says does not seek indefinite power for Assad

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 19:25
By Michelle Moghtader ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Iran, Syria's main regional ally, does not see President Bashar al-Assad staying in power indefinitely but neither does it want "extremist forces" to replace him, a senior Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday. Amir Abdollahian, deputy foreign minister for Arab and African Affairs, added in an interview Iran hoped to have talks in a month or so with Saudi ...
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Iran, Russia working to seal $20 billion oil-for-goods deal - sources

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:43
LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran and Russia have made progress toward an oil-for-goods deal that sources said could be worth up to $20 billion (12 billion pounds) and enable Tehran to boost vital energy exports in defiance of Western sanctions, people familiar with the negotiations told Reuters.        
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Iran rejects Yemen charges of meddling

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 07:20
Iran on Wednesday rejected Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi's accusations it was stoking unrest in his country and urged Sanaa to track down the killers of an Iranian diplomat in Sanaa.
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Iran denies role in Yemeni affairs

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:10
Iran has dismissed allegations about inteferring in Yemen's internal affairs, an official said Tuesday.
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Iran denies interference in Yemeni affairs

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 15:09
Iran on Tuesday denied accusations by the Yemeni president of meddling in his country's domestic affairs, urging Sanaa to instead take "serious action" to secure the release of an Iranian diplomat kidnapped last year. Quoted in a newspaper on Monday, Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi urged Iran to stop supporting separatists in the south and religious groups in the north of Yemen as the ...
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Iran former chief rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen dies

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 14:38
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Yousef Hamadani Cohen, Iran's former chief rabbi and one of the cornerstones of its tiny Jewish community, has died. He was 98.
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