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Iran: No oil swap deal in place with Russia

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:08
Daniel J. Graeber TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- There is no oil-for-goods deal currently in place between Iran and Russia, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said Thursday.
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IAEA chief asks member states for more funds to monitor Iran nuclear deal

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:00
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - The head of the U.N. atomic agency asked member states on Thursday for 4.6 million euros ($5.7 million) in extra funding as soon as possible to help pay for its monitoring of an extended nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers. The European Union, which includes three of the powers involved in the diplomacy with Iran, said it was "prepared to consider ...
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IAEA chief asks member states for more funds to monitor Iran nuclear deal

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:58
* IAEA seeks funds for Iran inspections as soon as possible * EU says ready to consider requests "sympathetically" (Adds Amano quotes, EU statement) By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Dec 11 (Reuters) - The head of the U.N. atomic agency asked member states on Thursday for 4.6 million euros ($5.7 million) in extra funding as soon as possible to help pay for its monitoring of an extended nuclear deal ...
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The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:20
Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War, tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.
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The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:18
Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War, tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.
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The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:14
Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War, tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.
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The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 10:04
Nazila Fathi covered Iran for The New York Times until she feared her arrest was imminent. She then fled her homeland. Her new book, The Lonely War , tells of the challenges of reporting on Iran.
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Pretzel diplomacy: Our twisted approach to Iran

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 00:32
Our Iran policy is so confused that America, under the most United Nations-friendly administration in decades, is undermining the authority of the UN Security Council. The council has long declared...
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Iran's Rouhani expresses optimism about 'tough' nuclear talks

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 20:38
JC Finley TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran is committed to the "tough path" ahead as nuclear negotiations enter a seven month extension phase.
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Iran: Fall in global oil prices is 'treachery'

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 19:25
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the sharp fall in global oil prices is the result of "treachery," in an apparent reference to regional rival Saudi Arabia, which opposed production cuts.
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Iran's Supreme Court Rejects Legality of Kokabee's Sentencing

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 16:12
Omid Kokabee, 33, was a post-doctoral Nuclear Physics student at the University of Texas at Austin at the time of his arrest on January 30, 2011, at Tehran's International Airport. He was about to leave the country after visiting family in Iran. He was kept in solitary confinement for over a month during his 15-month pre-trial detention, and his family and lawyer were not allowed access to him.
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Iran's unwelcome dogs find care at rare shelter

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 14:21
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Man's best friend is seen as anything but in Iran, where city workers gun down strays and conservatives view pet dogs as a corrupting Western influence. But in a rare animal shelte
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Iran: Fall in oil prices is 'treachery'

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 13:41
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the sharp fall in global oil prices is the result of "treachery," in an apparent reference to regional rival Saudi Arabia, which opposed production cuts.
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Iran oil minister says no oil-for-goods talks with Moscow

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:23
DUBAI, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Iran's oil minister has denied Tehran and Moscow are close to an agreement on an oil-for-goods swap, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Wednesday. Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was quoted on Nov. 30 as saying Russia hoped for an agreement soon on a deal to supply grain and equipment to Iran in return for oil, but Iran Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh ...
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Iran calls fall in oil prices 'treachery' in apparent reference to regional rival Saudi Arabia

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:53
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the sharp fall in oil prices is the result of "treachery," in an apparent reference to regional rival Saudi Arabia, which opposed production cuts to lift prices.
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Iran talks: 'Both sides need some time'

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 09:09
Both parties seek a nuclear agreement they can take back home.
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Iran's unwelcome dogs find care at rare shelter

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 06:37
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Man's best friend is seen as anything but in Iran, where city workers gun down strays and conservatives view pet dogs as a corrupting Western influence. But in a rare animal shelter in the countryside west of Tehran, hundreds of lucky pups have found mercy, and a growing number of Iranians are learning to love them.
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UN: Iran said to be buying equipment for reactor

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 05:46
Diplomats say Iran is trying to build up heavy water reactor, which could produce enough plutonium for several nuclear weapons each year
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Iran Increasing Nuclear Buying Activity: UN Diplomats Citing Report

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 01:48
Iran is ramping up its purchasing of equipment needed to build its heavy water reactor, according to two United Nations diplomats familiar with a report by experts monitoring sanctions against the Middle Eastern country, the Associated Press reported Tuesday . If Iran completes work on the reactor under construction in Arak, the country could produce enough plutonium to manufacture several ...
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Can Iran 'control' its cohabiting couples?

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 01:10
Can Iran control its cohabiting couples?
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