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Iran gave Hamas its rocket know-how, official boasts

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Iran provided Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas with the technology it has used to rain down rockets on Israel from Gaza, its parliament speaker said on Thursday. Tehran frequently boasts of the financial and material support it gives to Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad but more rarely talks of its military assistance. "Today, the fighters in Gaza have good capabilities and ...
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Boeing reaches plane parts deal with Iran

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U.S. planemaker Boeing has disclosed an agreement with Iran to provide airplane parts, relaxing a three-decade freeze in ties as part of a broader package of sanctions relief.
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India pays third tranche of oil dues to Iran - sources

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India paid a third and final instalment of $550 million to Iran on Thursday, three industry sources said, part of the frozen funds released to Tehran in the interim deal with world powers. Under a pact reached in November, Iran won access to $4.2 billion in oil revenues held by its buyers, to be paid out in eight money transfers through July. The payments were linked to Iran carrying continuous ...
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India pays 3rd tranche of oil dues to Iran -sources

7 hours 32 min ago
* India owed Iran $4.6 bln for oil imports as of May 31 * Has repaid $1.65 bln in last three payments * HMEL declines to clear dues, raising share of other refiners By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI, July 24 (Reuters) - India paid a third and final instalment of $550 million to Iran on Thursday, three industry sources said, part of the frozen funds released to Tehran in the interim deal with world powers ...
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Boeing reaches plane parts deal with Iran

7 hours 41 min ago
By Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. planemaker Boeing has disclosed an agreement with Iran to provide airplane parts, relaxing a three-decade freeze in ties as part of a broader package of sanctions relief. The agreement sets out general terms and conditions for the "potential sale of certain goods and services related to the safety of flight," Boeing said in a regulatory filing. It marks the ...
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US Republicans seek more say in Iran nuclear deal

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 04:24
US Republican lawmakers called for greater say in any deal reached between the West and Iran over the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear program. With negotiations to end Iran's years-long nuclear standoff with the United States and other Western powers recently extended for an additional four months, until November, five senators introduced legislation that would compel President Barack ...
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U.S. Republican lawmakers seek greater say on Iran nuclear deal

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 23:09
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would force President Barack Obama to submit quickly to Congress any comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran and give lawmakers the chance to reject the deal and reimpose sanctions. The five senators introduced their bill just five days after Iran and six world powers announced they ...
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Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran's urging to step down

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:26
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term in office and further exacerbating the country's political crisis.
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Boeing in deal to provide plane parts to Iran

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 22:11
Boeing has struck a deal with Iran Air to provide plane parts, the first time the US firm will be doing business with Iran since the US embargo of 1979. According to a regulatory filing published Wednesday, Boeing will supply goods and services "related to the safety of flight" to Iran Air, the country's flag carrier. Boeing also reported it had discussions with the flag carrier's subsidiary ...
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Iran's supreme leader calls for end to 'murderous' Israeli regime

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 21:58
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order to end the "Zionist state", but said until such a vote could be held, armed resistance was necessary. Khamenei and his predecessor the Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini have called repeatedly over the years for an end to the Jewish state, including through a ...
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EIA: Iran still hurt by sanctions

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:09
Daniel J. Graeber WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- International sanctions still inhibit Iran's ability to attract foreign investments to its energy sector, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.
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India's Jan-June Iran oil imports climb by a third - trade

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:34
India's crude imports from Iran rose by a third in the first half of the year, data from trade sources showed, after the shipments were boosted following an interim deal to slow Tehran's nuclear activity and ease Western sanctions. India, Iran's top oil client after China, raised the imports to some of the highest levels in nearly two years in the first quarter, partly to make up for deep cuts ...
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Iran nuclear talks to resume in early September: state TV

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 08:50
Iran said on Wednesday nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, according to state television, after both sides agreed to continue talking for four more months to try to reach a final agreement on Tehran's nuclear program. "The extension of talks shows this is a positive atmosphere," Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said during a weekly press ...
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Iraqi Leader Maliki Loses Backing of Shiite Figure and Iran for New Term

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 21:37
Iraqi Leader Maliki Loses Backing of Shiite Figure and Iran for New Term
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Why Iran Nuclear Talks Failed To Meet Deadline

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:22
The U.S. and Iran have agreed to extend negotiations over Iran's nuclear program for four more months.
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5 Things to Know About the Extended Nuclear Talks with Iran

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 16:14
The recently extended nuclear negotiations with Iran have had to compete for front-page attention with acute crises elsewhere. The agreement to extend both the negotiations and the interim commitments associated with them for another four months has nonetheless provoked comments from the usual quarters, including those who have never wanted any agreement with Iran and continue to try to sabotage ...
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IAEA worried about slow progress in Iran nuclear probe: sources

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 15:49
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog is concerned about Iran's current lack of engagement with an investigation into its suspected atomic bomb research, ahead of a deadline next month for Tehran to step up cooperation, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday. Western officials want Iran to address questions by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on allegations of ...
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Iran's Rouhani says nuclear talks 'only way' forward

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:31
More negotiations are the only solution to Iran's decade-long nuclear standoff with the West, President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday. The five permanent members of the UN Security Council -- Britain, China, France, Russia and the US -- plus Germany, want to render Iran incapable of developing an atomic weapons capability. In exchange, Iran wants painful sanctions choking its economy lifted, with ...
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Football: Queiroz u-turns, negotiating new contract to lead Iran

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:00
IRAN - Carlos Queiroz has backtracked on his decision to quit as Iran coach and is negotiating an extension through to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Iranian media reported. The Mozambique-born coach said after Iran's group stage exit at the World Cup in Brazil last month he would quit the three-times Asian champions. But the former Real Madrid, Portugal and South Africa coach is close to signing ...
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Iran's Rouhani says nuclear talks 'only way' forward

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:31
More negotiations are the only solution to Iran's decade-long nuclear standoff with the West, President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday. Rouhani's remarks were his first on the four-month extension until November of talks with world powers agreed in Vienna last week after the two sides said progress made so far was still short of a final breakthrough. "Negotiations are the only way that is before us ...
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