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Rouhani to visit Putin in Moscow as Iran and Russia move closer The two nations have formed a tacit alliance in the Middle East, even as each remains cautious of the others intentions.
Washington Post | Mar 26, 2017 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.N. envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran on Saturday to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his a
Yahoo! News | Mar 25, 2017 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Third Airbus plane purchased by Iran lands in Tehran Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the third of 100 planes it purchased from Airbus following landmark nuclear with world powers has joined its commercial fleet.
KAUZ.com | Mar 25, 2017 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Wichita Falls, Texas
UN envoy calls for urgent measures to protect ceasefire in Syria Voicing deep concern over recent escalation of fighting in Syria, the United Nations Special Envoy for the country has urged Iran, Russia and Turkey to undertake urgent efforts to uphold the ceasefire which has been in effect since late December last year
UN News Centre | Mar 25, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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When sanctions work — and why they fail As North Korea plunges ahead with its nuclear-weapons program, Vladimir Putin continues subverting Western democracies and Iran piles provocations atop one another, a pressing question in each case is whether economic sanctions work. The answer is: someti
New York Post | Mar 24, 2017 11:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russia, Turkey, Iran must hold talks to stop Syria violence: U.N. By Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Friday. De Mistur
Yahoo! News | Mar 24, 2017 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US Sanctions Firms Working With North Korea, Iran The United States announced sanctions Friday on 30 foreign individuals or companies that aided Iran or North Korea in the countries' ballistic missile programs. In a statement released Friday, the State Department said it had sanctioned 11 companies or in
Voice of America | Mar 24, 2017 7:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Issues Sanctions for Aid to Iran, North Korea, Syria The U.S. sanctioned 30 individuals and entities from 10 countries, many of them Chinese and Russian, for transferring sensitive missile technology to Iran and flouting export controls on Iran, North Korea and Syria, the State Department said Friday.
Wall Street Journal | Mar 24, 2017 5:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran says renewing UN special rapporteur mandate spiteful Irans foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as selective and spiteful the U.N. Human Rights Councils resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran, saying it was a politically-moti
Washington Post | Mar 24, 2017 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran angered at U.N. renewal of special human-rights mandate TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has condemned as “selective and spiteful” the U.N. Human Rights Council’s resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights situa
The Seattle Times | Mar 24, 2017 4:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington