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Amid differences, Netanyahu to seek reassurances from Obama on Iran

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 06:26
By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants. Hosting the Israeli prime minister in a brief visit to Washington, Obama is ...
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Amid differences, Israel's Netanyahu to seek reassurances from Obama on Iran

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 05:09
By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants. Hosting the Israeli prime minister in a brief visit to Washington, Obama is ...
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Netanyahu to Tell Obama Iran Concerns Trump Islamic State

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 00:20
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama today at the White House in a bid to find common ground on Iran talks after a year of disputes over making peace with the Palestinians.
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Iran's president attacks Cameron's 'unacceptable' remarks as woman faces execution

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:23
Hassan Rouhani cast a shadow over the first meeting between an Iranian leader and a British Prime Minister for over 30 years - while Iran is poised to carry out its 600th execution since he took office
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Iran 'postpones' woman's execution

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 17:00
Iran is reported to have postponed the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari, convicted of killing a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.
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The Real Barriers to a Final Nuclear Deal with Iran

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:13
Another round of negotiations between world powers and Iran on its nuclear program ended without any agreement in sight last week in New York. Many causes for the failure to reach an agreement have been cited, including: the number of centrifuges Iran should be allowed to keep; the still ambiguous status of the Arak heavy water reactor... -Shireen T. Hunter, LobeLog
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Iran: Netanyahu Speech 'Baselessly' Associates Islamic State, Islamic World

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 15:12
Iran says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ";baselessly"; associated the Islamic world with the Islamic State group during his address to the United Nations General Assembly. In a reply to the Monday speech, Iran also said Netanyahu continued a policy to ";sabotage and disrupt"; Iranian negotiations with world powers over the country's nuclear program.
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Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at UN

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:20
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks."
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Iran to raise Turkmen gas imports from next week

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:49
DUBAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Iran will increase imports of natural gas from Turkmenistan starting next week, the director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said on Tuesday, according to Iran oil ministry news agency Shana. Iran has huge gas reserves and exports small quantities to Turkey. But it also relies on imports from Turkmenistan, especially in winter, and has to burn a lot of oil ...
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Iran to help Lebanon army fight extremists

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 10:24
BEIRUT (AP) — Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment to be used in fighting Muslim extremist groups, a visiting senior Iranian official said on Tuesday.
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Iran to Help Lebanon Army Fight Extremists

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:00
Tehran to supply Lebanese army with equipment to fight extremists, Iranian official says
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Iran to give military grant to Lebanese army: official

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:12
Beirut (Reuters) - Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the head of Iran's national security council said on Tuesday, boosting security forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States. The Lebanase Army has been stepping up efforts to prevent Sunni Muslim fighters from Syria entering Lebanese border towns. Last month, the northern town of Arsal was the ...
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Israeli PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at UN

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 05:55
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks."
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Iran: Netanyahu Speech 'Baselessly' Associates Islamic State, Islamic World

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 05:21
Iran says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "baselessly" associated the Islamic world with the Islamic State group during his address to the United Nations General Assembly. In a reply to the Monday speech, Iran also said Netanyahu continued a policy to "sabotage and disrupt" Iranian negotiations with world powers over the country's nuclear program. The Israeli leader told the United ...
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Israel PM Tries to Shift Focus From Islamic State to Iran at UN

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 02:25
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran wo...
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Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 01:37
By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks." Islamic State's seizure of large swaths of Syria and ...
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Israel's Netanyahu: Iran poses greater threat than Islamic State

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:56
A nuclear-armed Iran would pose a far greater threat to the world than Islamic State militants who have seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday. "Make no mistake, ISIS (Islamic State) must be defeated," Netanyahu told the U.N. General Assembly. "But to defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear power is to win the battle and lose ...
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Israel points to Iran as main threat

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:22
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that a nuclear Iran is a bigger threat to the world than Islamic State (IS) militants.
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Iran greater threat than ISIS: Netanyahu

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:40
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tried to shift the spotlight away from Islamic State fighters and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater threat than "militant Islamists on pickup trucks." read more
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Israel PM warns Iran greater threat than IS jihadists

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:19
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday at the United Nations that a nuclear-capable Iran would pose the gravest threat to the world, far outstripping the jihadist terror from Iraq and Syria.
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