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Iran urges OPEC to stop oil slide, Gulf members relaxed

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:21
* Iran calls for joint efforts to stop price fall * Gulf OPEC members still relaxed about market * Industry source sees steady Saudi output in Sept (Writes through with further comments, details) By Rania El Gamal and Alex Lawler DUBAI/LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran on Friday urged OPEC members to make joint efforts to keep oil prices from falling further, highlighting a split with other ...
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Big powers aim to tackle any Iran bomb 'sneak-out' risk in nuclear talks

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:07
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Western strategists have long debated the specter of Iran "breaking out" - suddenly showing the ability to explode an atom bomb. But some see a "sneak-out" less visible to U.N. inspectors as a possibly bigger risk and world powers have calibrated their demands in negotiations with Iran to forestall any such outcome. Under a "sneak-out" scenario, Western ...
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IRAN NUKE TALKS US reportedly considers easing demands on Tehran

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:46
VIDEO: Rouhani is 'a criminal' OPINION: American pastor marks second year in Iranian prison Jury finds 2 men guilty of conspiring to kill Americans in federal terror trial US-led strikes hit ISIS oil sites for 2nd day BREAKING NEWS: British lawmakers vote to join coalition against ISIS
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Iran blames 'errors' of outsiders for rise of Islamic State

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:47
By Parisa Hafezi and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday blamed the rise of the Islamic State group and other militants on the mistakes of the West and said the solution to stopping them must come from the Middle East. "The strategic blunders of the West in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caucasus have turned these parts of the world into a ...
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Iran blames 'errors' of outsiders for rise of Islamic State

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:01
By Parisa Hafezi and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran President Hassan Rouhani blamed the rise of the Islamic State group and other militants on "certain intelligence agencies", saying the solution to stopping them must come from the Middle East region itself and not the West. "The extremists of the world have found each other and have put out the call, 'extremists of the world ...
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Islamic State: Iran's Rouhani warns of 'blades in the hand of madmen'

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:35
In a speech to the UN, the Iranian president blamed 'certain intelligence agencies' for fomenting extremist groups in the Middle East. He said a nuclear deal with Iran should mean more security cooperation.  
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Iran scrambles past sputtering Gilas five

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:31
In a testy, physical match between Asia’s top two basketball squads, Iran managed to squeeze enough juice out of its banged-up stars to turn back Gilas Pilipinas, 68-63, Thursday afternoon in the 17th Asian Games at Hwaseong Sports Complex gymnasium here.
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Iran's Rouhani: One man, one year

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:32
A year after Iran's president first introduced himself to the world, his UN speech this time had greater urgency.
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Iran blames outside influences for rise of Islamic State

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 15:01
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran President Hassan Rouhani blamed the rise of the Islamic State group and other militants on "certain intelligence agencies" but also said the solution to stopping them must come from the Middle East region itself.
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Iran blames outside influences for rise of Islamic State

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:26
By Parisa Hafezi and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran President Hassan Rouhani blamed the rise of the Islamic State group and other militants on "certain intelligence ag...
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Iran's Rouhani, UK's Cameron have historic, 'constructive' meeting

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:47
Leaders from Britain and Iran met Wednesday for the first time in 35 years, a potential breakthrough conversation that occurs at a time when Tehran is trying to shed Western-led sanctions over its nuclear program and Western nations are trying to garner international support for their campaign against ISIS.
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Iran ready for European gas role

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 09:53
Daniel J. Graeber UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Iran can play a central role in the energy security strategy for Europe if it's met with open arms, the Iranian president said from New York.
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Iran leader set for centre stage at UN

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 04:49
Hassan Rouhani will likely address the threat posed by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and Western concerns that Iran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons, at the UN General Assembly.
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Iran warns US over Syria bombing campaign

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 01:44
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Iran's president warned the US in an interview that air strikes would not destroy jihadists in Syria but appeared upbeat about securing a deal over Tehran's nuclear program.
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Iran Leader: US Should Focus on Terror, Not Nukes

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 01:22
Iran's president urges US to focus on terror threat instead of fears his country wants nukes
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Iran used military site to test weapon —Israel

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 00:25
Israel said on Wednesday that Iran has used its Parchin military base as the site for secret tests of technology that could be used only for detonating a nuclear weapon, Reuters reports. The Jewish state has been a severe critic of six big powers’ negotiations with Iran on restraining its nuclear program, suspecting Tehran is...  [Read More...]
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Iran rejects British leader's claim it backs 'terror'

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 00:23
Tehran (AFP) - Iran on Thursday rejected accusations from British Prime Minister David Cameron that it supports "terrorism", pointing out instead that it is leading the fight against groups like the Islamic State.
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British PM, Iran leader discuss IS in historic talks

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:29
United Nations (United States) (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron sought to win cooperation from Iran's President Hassan Rouhani against jihadists in Syria on Wednesday in the first meeting between the countries' leaders in 35 years.
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Iran: From bad to less bad

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 21:12
Iran's economy is showing tentative signs of strengthening. But it still has a long way to go.
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ISIS as a common enemy not enough to make US, Iran allies, say critics

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 20:53
The U.S. effort to stem Islamic State’s reign of terror in Syria and Iraq has America and one of its most bitter enemies - Iran - in the same camp, which some experts warn could be a recipe for disaster.
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