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  • UN sees some progress in Iran nuclear probe

    VIENNA (AP) — Iran is now answering questions about suspicions that it worked secretly on nuclear weapons, The U.N.'s chief nuclear inspector said Monday, but he did not indicate whether he was happy with the responses. Arriving back from talks in Tehran with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani,...

  • Germany charges man on Iran smuggling charges

    BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they've charged a German-Iranian man with supplying Iran with components for use in its missile program. Federal prosecutors alleged Monday that Dr. Ali Reza B., 63, whose last name wasn't given in accordance with German privacy laws, provided Iran with...

  • UN: Iran ready to cooperate on nuclear probe

    VIENNA (AP) — Iran's president has promised to back a United Nations probe into suspicions that the country secretly worked on nuclear arms, the U.N.'s chief nuclear inspector said Sunday after talks in Tehran. Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency described the meetings as...

  • Oh, good: Iran's supreme leader weighs in on Ferguson

    Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, whose own country is responsible for countless, detestable crimes against humanity, decided that he'd get himself a slice of that sweet, sweet Ferguson pie.

  • Iran: Nuclear deal by November deadline unlikely

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Friday that Tehran is unlikely to reach a final nuclear accord with world powers by a November deadline. Parliament's news website quoted Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying that even if a general agreement is reached before the deadline, the two...

  • Iran's supreme leader dismisses direct US talks

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed the value of direct talks with the U.S., his first comments touching on meetings that officials from the Islamic Republic had with Americans dating back to secret talks that began in 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say...

  • Fidelity to principle can make needed flexibility impossible

    Hillary Clinton, like her husband, has a very wide range of stands she finds acceptable, depending on timing and circumstances. President Obama's range of acceptable positions has been far narrower.

  • Iran voices support for new Iraqi PM designate

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A senior Iranian official offered his congratulations Tuesday to the Iraqi politician nominated to replace incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, suggesting key Iranian support for a new leader in Baghdad. As the Iraqi premier fights to keep his job, Ali Shamkhani,...

  • Survivor: Engine out before Iranian airplane crash

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A survivor in the Iranian plane crash that killed 39 people said Monday that one of the engines in the turboprop went out after takeoff, though authorities said they were still trying to determine what brought the plane down. The crash in the Islamic Republic comes as its...

  • Iran's president lashes out at nuke deal critics

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered his harshest criticism yet of hard-liners opposed to making a deal over its contested nuclear program with world powers, saying they should go "to hell." Rouhani made the comments Monday while addressing an annual meeting of...

  • Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani offered his condolences...

  • Iran policeman gets 3 years over death of blogger

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A policeman convicted over the death of a detained blogger in 2012 has been sentenced to three years in jail and another two in internal exile, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported Thursday. Blogger Sattar Beheshti, a little-known activist, was detained Oct. 30, 2012...

  • US nuclear negotiator to resume talks with Iran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration's chief nuclear negotiator is meeting Thursday with Iranian officials in Geneva as negotiations resume on a deal to prevent the Islamic republic from developing nuclear weapons. The State Department says Undersecretary Wendy Sherman will be part of a...

  • Obama driving American foreign policy off a cliff

    Last week, the Washington Post's Tehran, Iran, correspondent was arrested. The charges are unspecified, but according to the paper, Jason Rezaian, 38; his Iranian wife, Yeganeh Salehi; and two other U.S. citizens were detained.

  • New EMP fear: Missile attack over defenseless U.S. southern border, killing 90%

    A former CIA director is raising a new concern that Iran, or even North Korea, could send U.S. civilization "to a cold, dark halt" by firing a nuke over America's southern border which is largely absent of missile defenses.



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