Tag Archives: Islamic Republic

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Poets latest to be snared in Iranian hard-liners' crackdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Iranian poets jailed for their work & sentenced to 99 lashes apiece for shaking hands with members of the opposite sex are the…

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Iranian ships fire warning shots at Singapore-flagged vessel: U.S. officials

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian naval vessels fired what appeared to be warning shots over a Singapore-flagged ship in international waters in the Gulf on Thursday, prompting it…

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Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

GENEVA (AP) — The United States & Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program yet would allow it to slowly ramp up…

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Iran says offers ideas to end rift with U.N. nuclear watchdog

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran’s deputy foreign minister said he had made proposals to the U.N. nuclear watchdog chief on Monday after pledging “a new approach” to easing…

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Iran parliament endorses President Rouhani's diplomatic outreach

By Marcus George & Jon Hemming DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s parliament strongly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani’s diplomatic bid to dispel mistrust at the United Nations last week during a visit…

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At U.N., Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Iranian Nuclear Threat

Updated at 3:48 p.m., Oct. 1 Benjamin Netanyahu began his career in politics talking toward the glossy black eye of the television camera. With no particular background in the give-and-take…

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Driving Iran's change: Economic threats, strategic opportunities

By William Maclean & Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) – Behind Iran’s overtures to Washington lie pent-up pressures for alter – from sanctions & internal dissent to regional turmoil – that…

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Iran's Rouhani says will present 'true face of Iran' at U.N.

By Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday he would use his visit to the United Nations this week to present the “true face of Iran”…

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Iran's Rouhani says will present 'true face of Iran' at U.N

By Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday he would use his visit to the United Nations this week to present the “true face of Iran”…

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Iran parades 30 2,000 km range missiles

Iran paraded 30 missiles with a nominal range of 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles) Sunday, the first time it had displayed so many with the theoretical capacity to hit Israeli targets….

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