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Kerry, Steinitz comments ‘outrageous’

A political commentator and former US Senate candidate described the comments made by Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz and US Secretary of State John Kerry about Iran as “outrageous.”

Iran expects difficult nuclear talks

Iran is meeting world powers in Vienna for talks over its nuclear programme. Negotiators hope to end a decade old dispute over the Islamic Republic's atomic activities. Western diplomats want the Iranians to stop high grade uranium enrichment in exchange for modest relief from punitive sanctions. The country's Arak heavy water reactor is a major point of contention for the diplomats attending, as Iran's parliament refused to accept any bans on the development of Arak or on enrichment.

Iran expects difficult nuclear talks

Group of 83 senators write to Obama: Be tough on Iran

A group of 83 U.S. senators has written a joint letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to take a hard line on Iran in the final agreement on its nuclear capacity. Topping their list of "core principles" they hope will guide the final agreement is the admonishment that Iran "has no inherent right to enrichment," in keeping with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

‘No Guarantee’ of Final Nuclear Deal With Iran, European Union Official Says

The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, said on Sunday that there was “no guarantee” that Iran and world powers would be able to reach a final, comprehensive agreement over Iran’s nuclear program.

Israel ‘intercepts ship carrying dozens of rockets intended for Gaza Strip’

Israel says it has intercepted a ship carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied rockets intended for guerrillas in the Gaza Strip.

If the people of Gaza were trying to obtain rockets, and that is a big if, why would they attempt to transport them by ship, knowing that the squatter state's navy would inevitably intercept them? When reading stories like this, it is worth keeping in mind Mossad's motto - "By way of deception thou shall do war".

Complex double game: Iran supporting Assad and al-Qaeda?

The United States Treasury Department in a report released last Thursday has charged Iran for assisting al-Qaeda operatives based in the Islamic Republic. The charges have also been brought up because Tehran has allowed senior al-Qaeda members to conduct their operations from Iranian soil, according to the findings.

Israelis tried to send arms to Iran via Greece

Israeli arms dealers tried to send spare parts for F-4 Phantom aircraft via Greece to Iran in violation of an arms embargo, according to a secret probe by the US government agency Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) carried out in cooperation with the drugs and weapons unit of Greece’s Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE).

Iran test-fires ballistic missiles ahead of nuclear talks

Iran has announced it has successfully test-fired two ballistic missiles capable of “great destruction” ahead of new nuclear talks with world powers. However, the so-called defense-related “red line” is not expected to be discussed at the meeting.


Iran says warships to approach US borders

Commander quoted by semi-official news agency as saying the deployment is a response to US exercises in the Gulf.

Rouhani Orders Execution Of Arab Iranian Poet

Last month, Hassan Rouhani, the new President of the Islamic Republic made a whirlwind visit to Ahvaz, capital of the southwestern province of Khuzestan. According to official media, Rouhani spent much of his time there dealing with “a number of sensitive files” left undecided by outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.


Don't put new demands on Iran: Russia

A Russian diplomat has called on six major world powers to refrain from putting new demands on Iran over its nuclear energy program.

Iran wants to be allied with America again: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said it’s possible for his country and the United States to become allies again.

Rouhani has been in Davos, Switzerland, this week for the World Economic Forum. He spoke to Swiss TV station RTS Television about Iran’s relationship with America.

Iran to Reveal Evidence of Sponsors of Terrorism in the Middle East

The Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Sunday (19) that the Islamic Republic of Iran has “solid evidence” that show the devastating role that sponsors of terrorist groups in the Middle East.

Geneva 2: UN retracts Iran's invite, Syrian opposition confirms attendance

The UN has withdrawn an invitation for Iran to the January 22 Geneva 2 peace conference after Syria’s main Western-backed opposition group threatened to pull out of talks if the Islamic Republic attends.


Opposition threaten to withdraw from Geneva II

Syria's main political opposition group says it won't hold talks with President Assad's regime, if Iran attends. The threat came hours after the UN Secretary General had publicly invited Tehran to the talks saying he'd been assured they would play a positive role.

Opposition threaten to withdraw Geneva II

EU to start lifting Iran sanctions on Monday

The European Union will commence partial lifting of sanctions against Iran on Monday right after Tehran starts implementation of its nuclear agreement with the Sextet of world powers, EU sources say.

Hillary Clinton pushed for US 'green light' for Israeli attack on Iran

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushed for Washington’s "green light" for a unilateral Israeli strike against Iran, according to a report.

Iran Deal Ordeal: 'Israel pressures US to back new sanctions'

Iran and the six world powers have announced the date when they will officially begin implementing the nuclear deal reached in November. On January 20th, Tehran is set to start scaling back its atomic programme. The process is set to be completed in a half year period that the agreement covers. In response, 4-point-2 billion dollars of Iranian assets will be unfrozen.

Iran Deal Ordeal: 'Israel pressures US to back new sanctions'

Let's blow all Iran nuclear sites up: US lawmaker

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says the United States should be prepared to take military action against Iran despite an interim nuclear agreement.

Iran rejects preconditions for Syria talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says any preconditions for Tehran’s presence in the upcoming international talks on Syria crisis will be meaningless.


Israel not liable under international law

A political analyst says the “confession” by a former Israeli envoy that Tel Aviv has killed most perpetrators of the AMIA attack in Argentina shows that the regime has “no accountability under international law.”

'Iran can help resolve Syria war': Italian PM

Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta on Monday hailed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's diplomatic opening as "an opportunity" that should not be passed up and said Iran could help resolve the conflict in Syria.

American Missing Nearly 7 Years In Iran Was On An Unapproved CIA Mission

In March 2007, retired FBI agent Robert Levinson flew to Kish Island, an Iranian resort awash with tourists, smugglers and organized crime figures. Days later, after an arranged meeting with an admitted killer, he checked out of his hotel, slipped into a taxi and vanished. For years, the U.S. has publicly described him as a private citizen who traveled to the tiny Persian Gulf island on private business.

Peres says he's willing to meet Rouhani: 'Iran is not our enemy'

President Shimon Peres said on Sunday he would have no problem meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

“Why not?” he said in an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest at the Globes Israel Business Conference in Tel Aviv. Israel and Iran are not enemies, he added.


Chutzpah Alert: Nutty Yahoo says nuke negotiators must demand Iran change 'genocidal policy'

Warning the international community to "beware" Iran's intentions, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the United States and other negotiators to demand as part of nuclear talks that the regime "change its genocidal policy" toward the Jewish state.

US Congress ‘threatens world peace’ by hostile Iran policies

The United States Congress continues to "threaten" world peace with its "hostile" policies towards Iran, a political commentator tells Press TV.

The Nuclear Menace: Iran? Are You Serious? Or Delirious?

While alleged representatives of American democracy foam at the mouth over the fictional threat of an Iranian nuclear weapon, the real world existence of thousands of such weapons passes almost without notice. But that’s only in the eyes, ears and forcibly emptied minds of many western consumer-citizens, occupied with going into debt for the holy days of shopping and left with little time to contemplate material reality, especially since it is rarely presented to them in an individually understandable and socially coherent form.

Iran yields to the West's demands

After investing about US$40 billion in its nuclear facilities, Iran has agreed to shutting them nearly all down. This has been done quietly since the government of President Hassan Rouhani took over in August 2013. Some opposition groups see Rouhani as a stooge for the West who is trying to abandon Iran's nuclear program in exchange for the West's support for the survival of the clerical regime in Tehran.

Unindicted US War Criminals v. Iran

Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz are two of America's worst.

Kissinger was an early architect of new world order harshness. He's guilty of multiple crimes of war, against humanity and genocide. Just societies would have imprisoned him long ago.


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