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Iraq stun Iran on penalties to reach Asian Cup semis

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:22
Iraq stunned 10-man Iran 7-6 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to reach the last four in an explosive Asian Cup quarter-final between the bitter rivals on Friday. Defender Salam Shakir was Iraq's hero, keeping his cool to put away the decisive kick after a marathon shoot-out and send his team into a semi-final clash with South Korea. In a sensational encounter at Canberra Stadium, the sides were ...
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Iraq stun Iran on penalties to reach Asian Cup semis

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:22
Iraq stunned 10-man Iran 7-6 in a dramatic penalty shoot-out to reach the last four in an explosive Asian Cup quarter-final between the bitter rivals on Friday. Defender Salam Shakir was Iraq's hero, keeping his cool to put away the decisive kick after a marathon shoot-out and send his team into a semi-final clash with South Korea. In a sensational encounter at Canberra Stadium, the sides were ...
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Soccer-Iraq beat Iran on penalties at Asian Cup

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:04
(Adds details) By Julian Linden CANBERRA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iraq beat Iran 7-6 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup on Friday after the two Middle Eastern rivals played out one of the most extraordinary matches in the tournament's history. With police heavily patrolling the stands and the tension escalating with each new dramatic development, Iraq fought back to beat a 10-man ...
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Soccer-Iraq beat Iran on penalties at Asian Cup

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:04
(Adds details) By Julian Linden CANBERRA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iraq beat Iran 7-6 on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Cup on Friday after the two Middle Eastern rivals played out one of the most extraordinary matches in the tournament's history. With police heavily patrolling the stands and the tension escalating with each new dramatic development, Iraq fought back to beat a 10-man ...
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India asks refiners to cut Iran oil imports ahead of Obama visit - sources

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 05:53
India has asked its refiners to slash oil buys from Iran in the next two months to keep the imports in line with the previous fiscal year's levels, sources with knowledge of the matter said, days ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi. India, the second-largest buyer of Iranian oil, has raised its crude shipments from there by more than 40 percent over the first nine months of the ...
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Arch-rivals Iran, Iraq clash in Cup quarters

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 22:08
Three-time champions Iran will face arch-rivals Iraq in the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Friday, while reigning champions Japan are against Omar Abdulrahman's impressive UAE. Historical enmity runs deep between Iran and Iraq, and their rivalry on the pitch is also strong. While Iraq won in 2007, neighbours Iran have not lifted the trophy for 39 years.
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Give Iran diplomacy a chance, Europeans urge Congress

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 20:53
Top European diplomats on Thursday waded into the political fray in Washington over Iran, urging US lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions and pleading for time to allow nuclear talks to succeed. "Maintaining pressure on Iran through our existing sanctions is essential," four European foreign policy chiefs warned in a joint op-ed in the Washington Post.
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Iran gives ex-vice president 5-year prison term

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:58
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme court has sentenced a former vice president to five years in prison and ordered him to pay a 10 billion rial ($300,000) fine, the country's official news agency said.
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Exclusive: India asks refiners to cut Iran oil imports ahead of Obama visit - sources

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:18
By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has asked its refiners to slash oil buys from Iran in the next two months to keep the imports in line with the previous fiscal year's levels, sources with knowledge of the matter said, days ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi. India, the second-largest buyer of Iranian oil, has raised its crude shipments from there by more than 40 ...
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Iran Sanction Showdown: Congress vs. White House

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:11
The first showdown between Obama and Congress is about iran sanctions
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Iran gives ex-vice president 5-year prison term

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:25
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme court has sentenced a former vice president to five years in prison and ordered him to pay a 10 billion rial ($300,000) fine, the country's official news agency said.
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Iran not betting on history against Iraq

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:07
There are no favourites in the quarter-final stages, Iran's coach says, as his side prepare to take on Iraq in Canberra.
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Iran not betting on history against Iraq

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 08:07
There are no favourites in the quarter-final stages, Iran's coach says, as his side prepare to take on Iraq in Canberra.
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Iran, Iraq seek calm passage to Asian Cup semi-finals

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:43
Bitter rivals Iran and Iraq square off in a potentially explosive Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra on Friday with the coaches of both teams urging players to keep their emotions in check. There has been little love lost between the neighbours over the years, Iran frequently coming out on top -- winning the continental tournament three times to Iraq's solitary title. The prize is a semi-final ...
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Iran, Iraq seek calm passage to Asian Cup semi-finals

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:43
Bitter rivals Iran and Iraq square off in a potentially explosive Asian Cup quarter-final in Canberra on Friday with the coaches of both teams urging players to keep their emotions in check. There has been little love lost between the neighbours over the years, Iran frequently coming out on top -- winning the continental tournament three times to Iraq's solitary title. The prize is a semi-final ...
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'EXTREMELY THANKFUL' Obama meets with wife of pastor jailed by Iran

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 07:31
President Obama met Wednesday with the wife of an American pastor who's been imprisoned in Iran for more than two years, telling her that securing Saeed Abedini was a top priority for his administration.
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Administration and lawmakers clash over Iran policy

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 01:54
A bipartisan group of senators want new sanctions legislation on Iran despite White House objections.
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Administration and lawmakers clash over Iran policy

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 01:54
A bipartisan group of senators want new sanctions legislation on Iran despite White House objections.
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Administration and lawmakers clash over Iran policy

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 01:54
A bipartisan group of senators want new sanctions legislation on Iran despite White House objections.
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Administration and lawmakers clash over Iran policy

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 01:54
A bipartisan group of senators want new sanctions legislation on Iran despite White House objections.
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