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  • Iraq urges global action against Islamic State, Iran vows solidarity

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday during talks with Iran's foreign minister that international efforts would be necessary to destroy Islamic State Sunni militants who have seized swathes of his country...
  • Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was one of the topics discussed. Hossein Amir...
  • Shi'ite militias open fire in Iraqi mosque, killing dozens

    Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni militants whose rise has alarmed Western powers. A morgue...
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...
  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87 - state media

    * Champion of women's rights, opponent of death penalty * Nominated for Nobel literature prize * Feared dying abroad, chose not to emigrate By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • U.N. nuclear chief upbeat after 'useful' Iran visit

    U.N. nuclear chief upbeat after 'useful' Iran visit
    VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has given a firm commitment to cooperate with a U.N. nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, the head of the agency said after what he described as a "useful" visit to Tehran on Sunday. Yukiya...
  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87: state media

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported. Nominated...
  • Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case

    Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case
    BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...
  • Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame

    Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame
    Six world powers and Iran began a three-week push Wednesday to complete a deal aimed at stopping Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, but they also started positioning themselves to deflect blame if negotiations collapse. With the talks in Vienna...
  • Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Zarif employs a disarming charm

    No threats. No bluster. No blame. "I won't engage in blame games or spin," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted Sunday. "Not my style. What I will engage in is a sincere effort to reach an agreement." With international negotiations...
  • U.N. nuclear chief to visit Iran before investigation deadline

    VIENNA (Reuters) - U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano will visit Iran on Sunday in an apparent attempt to push for progress in a long-running investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran. Amano's trip comes ahead of an Aug. 25...