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Khamenei calls negotiation with US lethal poison

Khamenei calls negotiation with US lethal poison

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Seattle Times Khamenei calls negotiation with US 'lethal poison' Al-Monitor Six months into the implementation of the comprehensive deal between Iran and six world powers that curtailed the country's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on Iran's  … Khamenei: Average Iranian not [...]

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3 Possible Paths for Iran-US Relations | The Diplomat

3 Possible Paths for Iran-US Relations | The Diplomat

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S.-Iran relations is an unresolved conundrum. Officially, Iran and the United States have not had diplomatic relations for 38 years. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was signed in 2015 by Iran and the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (P5+1), was also the first official agreement between Iran [...]

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3 Possible Paths for Iran-US Relations | The Diplomat

3 Possible Paths for Iran-US Relations | The Diplomat

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

U.S.-Iran relations is an unresolved conundrum. Officially, Iran and the United States have not had diplomatic relations for 38 years. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was signed in 2015 by Iran and the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (P5+1), was also the first official agreement between Iran [...]

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Propaganda for Syrian Regime Change

Propaganda for Syrian Regime Change

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Common Dreams (press release) Propaganda for Syrian 'Regime Change' Common Dreams (press release) Neocons and Clintonites have launched a major campaign with the goal of direct U.S. military intervention and aggression against Syria, potentially leading to war with Iran and Russia. An early indication emerged as soon as it was clear the Hillary … and [...]

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Former Iran president writes to Obama over $2 billion court ruling

Former Iran president writes to Obama over $2 billion court ruling

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter on Monday to President Barack Obama, asking him to “quickly fix” a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing families of people killed in attacks linked to Iran to collect damages from some $2 billion in frozen assets. While writing that his letter “is by [...]

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Donald Trump Weirdly Insists Iran Wont Use Most of $400 Million Ransom For Terrorism

Donald Trump Weirdly Insists Iran Wont Use Most of $400 Million Ransom For Terrorism

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mediaite Donald Trump Weirdly Insists Iran Won't Use Most of $400 Million 'Ransom' For Terrorism Mediaite One of the key Republican talking points this week has been the widely-debunked notion that a $400 million payment to Iran was a “ransom” to secure the release of hostages, when it was actually a repayment of funds that [...]

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Iran Is Ready To Attack Israel

Iran Is Ready To Attack Israel

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Iran Is Ready To Attack Israel Huffington Post The tension between Israel and Iran appears to be heightening. Hossein Salami, deputy commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), recently said: “Hezbollah has 100,000 missiles that are ready to hit Israel to liberate the occupied Palestinian … …

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Iran Bans Pokemon Go, Cites Security Threat

Iran Bans Pokemon Go, Cites Security Threat

| August 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Voice of America Iran Bans Pokemon Go, Cites Security Threat Voice of America On Friday, Iran officially became the first nation to ban Pokemon Go, the dizzyingly popular mobile phone app game that has taken the world by storm in recent months. Some countries, like Indonesia, have placed partial bans on the use of Pokemon [...]

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Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

TIME Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom Worcester Telegram WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Barack Obama vigorously denied on Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran was ransom to secure the release of four Americans jailed in Tehran. He defended the transaction as evidence that the nuclear accord … Obama says US does [...]

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Kerry defends cash payment in wake of Iran deal

Kerry defends cash payment in wake of Iran deal

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fort Worth Star Telegram Kerry defends cash payment in wake of Iran deal Worcester Telegram BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) ” A $400 million pallet of cash delivered to the Iranian government at the same time a complicated nuclear deal was settled and four Americans were released was unrelated and not a ransom, Secretary of State [...]

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