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  • A kinder, gentler Iran?

    In an autumn ritual, an Iranian president is once more coming to New York for the United Nations' annual meeting of the heads of state. Media frenzy is likely to follow, as the smiling visage of President Hassan Rouhani dominates the airways next week....
  • New Iran sanctions could push U.S. toward war, White House warns

    New Iran sanctions could push U.S. toward war, White House warns
    WASHINGTON -- The White House warned Congress on Tuesday that slapping new sanctions on Iran could sink international negotiations to curb Tehran’s nuclear program and send America on a “march to war.” In the latest ratcheting up of...
  • Iran deal deserves a chance

    By definition, the interim agreement under which Iran agreed to suspend progress on its nuclear program in exchange for limited relief from economic sanctions isn't a permanent solution. But the deal worked out in Geneva over the weekend nevertheless...
  • Iranian President Rouhani's trip to Davos gets good reviews at home

    TEHRAN -- Last year he took New York by storm. This week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani continued his charm offensive at the world's most high-profile economic summit in Davos, Switzerland. At the ritzy Alpine resort, the Iranian leader delivered a...
  • Iranian journalists petition Rouhani to reopen press association

    Iranian journalists petition Rouhani to reopen press association
    TEHRAN -- When Iran's leader, Hassan Rouhani, held his first news conference as president-elect last summer, he pledged to reopen the country’s press association and other civil society groups that were shuttered in crackdowns during the rule of...
  • Interim nuclear deal allows Iran to continue centrifuge research

    Interim nuclear deal allows Iran to continue centrifuge research
    WASHINGTON – The interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will allow Tehran to continue far more research and development on centrifuges to enrich uranium than has been publicly recognized, according to a veteran Washington nuclear...
  • New Iran president wins approval for most Cabinet choices

    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament handed a victory Thursday to new President Hassan Rouhani, approving 15 of his 18 proposed Cabinet ministers, including nominees to head the key ministries of oil and foreign affairs. The vote culminated four...
  • Iranian parliament pursuing lawsuit against CIA for 1953 coup

    A week after declassified CIA documents came to light verifying that the U.S. spy agency was behind a 1953 coup in Iran, parliamentarians in the Islamic Republic voted Tuesday to fast-track a lawsuit against Washington for interfering in Iranian...
  • Iran leaders warn Western strikes on Syria will ignite wider war

    Iranian political and military leaders joined Russia on Thursday in warning the United States and its allies that any military strike on Syria would ignite a wider Middle East war, lead to Israel's destruction and violate international law. Warnings...
  • Oman sultan's visit reportedly a mediation bid between Iran and U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Iranian newspapers are reporting that a visit to Tehran this week by the leader of the Persian Gulf state of Oman was aimed at beginning quiet talks between the United States and the Islamic Republic. One of the newspapers, the...
  • Iran's new leader sends Jews New Year's greetings -- or does he?

    WASHINGTON – Could the Jewish New Year herald a fresh start in Iran? Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was known for incendiary anti-Semitic comments, questioning whether the Holocaust was “a real event” and once...
  • Iran's Rouhani outmaneuvering hard-liners on Syria, nuclear talks

    TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appears to be outmaneuvering hard-liners with his move Thursday to take control of stalled nuclear negotiations and in curbing bombastic vows to defend ally  Syria from threatened U.S. airstrikes. In sharp...