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Iranian Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

The Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran — The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday. 480 more words

Rouhani Says Iran Not a Threat, Wants Interaction With World

By REUTERS

APRIL 7, 2016, 4:12 A.M. E.D.T.

ANKARA — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday his country was not a threat to any other nation and that it wanted interaction with the rest of the world, state TV reported. 207 more words

Attack on Saudi Embassy in Tehran Could Ultimately Backfire on Iran's Hardliners

The arson attack on the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran could ultimately backfire on Iran’s hardliners ahead of Iranian parliamentary elections next month, according to analysts. 734 more words

Iran, U.S. Seek Deal to Send Enriched Uranium to Kazakhstan -- Speed Sanctions Relief

The plan could speed sanctions relief for Tehran

 

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, right, and the head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, meeting in Vienna in July. 1,229 more words

Al-Assad Says British Airstrikes Will Fail Against ISIS

British airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group are illegal and doomed to fail, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in remarks published Sunday.

Assad said in an interview with Britain’s Sunday Times that IS cannot be defeated with airstrikes alone unless there is coordination with forces on the ground. 393 more words

International Affairs

In Syria, Keeping Assad is a "Red Line" For Iran -- Previous "Red Lines" By Netanyahu, Obama Have Failed

DUBAI (Reuters) – A top advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader on Sunday said the future of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad could only be determined by the Syrian people and this was a “red line” for Tehran. 240 more words

IAEA: Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog what it needs to assess Tehran's past nuclear activities

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran has given the U.N. nuclear watchdog what it needs to assess whether Tehran’s past activities had anything to do with nuclear weapons, the agency said on Thursday, a further step towards implementing a deal between Tehran and world powers. 243 more words