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Congressman: US should nuke Iran nuclear facilities if needed

A hawkish US congressman calls on Washington to use “tactical nuclear weapons” to destroy Iranian nuclear facilities if military action becomes necessary.

EU imposes fresh sanctions on Iran shipping

The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) says the European Union has imposed fresh sanctions against the country by banning Iranian vessels from using its ports and shipping lines despite the recent nuclear deal in Geneva.

EU decision to continue Iran bans illegal

Iran Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says the European Union decision to maintain sanctions against Iranian firms is a “one-sided and politically-motivated” move which lacks necessary legal basis.

US will not bow to Israel pressure over Iran deal

The Obama administration will not surrender to growing pressure from Israel and some politicians inside the United States regarding the recent nuclear deal with Iran, an analyst says.

Deadly quake hits near Iran nuclear plant

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Israel Denounces Iran Nuclear Deal, Others Praise Pact

Israel has denounced the world powers' nuclear agreement with Iran, calling it a "bad deal."

P5+1 and Iran agree landmark nuclear deal at Geneva talks

The P5+1 world powers and Iran have struck a historic deal on Tehran’s nuclear program at talks in Geneva on Sunday. Ministers overcame the last remaining hurdles to reach agreement, despite strong pressure from Israel and lobby groups.

Saudis team up with Israel to plan strike against Iran

Although Israel and Saudi Arabia officially have no diplomatic relations - they're rumoured to be preparing a joint bombing campaign against Iran.

The Sunday Times suggests an attack may take place if a new round of international talks fails to produce a deal rolling back Tehran's nuclear power programme.

Israel considers Iran its enemy-number-one, and has long accused the country of working on an atomic bomb, a charge that Iran denies. 

Saudis team up with Israel to plan strike against Iran - report

Russian Foreign Minister Reveals Amended Draft Circulated at 'Last Moment'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov revealed a crucial detail Thursday about last week’s nuclear talks with Iran in Geneva that explains much more clearly than previous reports why the meeting broke up without agreement.

'State of Emergency': Iran, US relations sour with no nuclear deal and return of sanctions

Despite some progress at the nuclear talks with Iran in Geneva, America's relations with Tehran remain in a so-called "state of emergency". The Obama administration has renewed its sanctions regime first imposed nearly three decades ago after the Islamic revolution.

'State of Emergency': Iran, US relations sour with no nuclear deal & sanctions return

Israel boosts attack on Iran nuclear deal after ‘productive’ Geneva talks

Israel is ramping up its effort to prevent a deal with Iran, which is sees as a serious threat to its national security. It comes after French intervention stalled high-level talks aimed at resolving the conflict over Iran’s nuclear program.

Iran nuclear talks end with no deal but hopes for fresh meetings

A landmark agreement to contain Iran’s nuclear programme stayed just out of reach last night despite hours of talks between John Kerry, the US secretary of state, and his Iranian counterpart.

US lawmakers threaten Iran with new sanctions

Lawmakers from both major political parties in US Congress are still threatening Iran with new sanctions as ongoing nuclear talks in Geneva have appeared to progress.

Israel fury as John Kerry leads nuclear talks with Iran

As John Kerry, the US secretary of state, and William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, arrived in Geneva to negotiate directly with Iran, the Israeli prime minister condemned the possible outcome of their diplomacy.

Netanyahu Launches Anti-Iranian Twitter Campaign

He's obsessed with Iran. He's Israel's worst ever leader. He exceeds Sharonian evil. He responded harshly to Hassan Rohani's election.

Brazil admits spying on Russian and Iranian diplomats

Brazil's government has confirmed it spied on a number of targets, including representatives from Russia, Iran and the US. The confession came after recent reports on unsophisticated surveillance methods used by Brazil’s intelligence agency a decade ago.

Sheldon Adelson: U.S. should drop atomic bomb on Iran

During a panel at Yeshiva University on Tuesday evening, Sheldon Adelson, noted businessman and owner of the newspaper Israel Hayom, suggested that the US should use nuclear weapons on Iran to impose its demands from a position of strength.

'Netanyahu is not bluffing on intention to strike Iran'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu “is not bluffing” on his intentions to strike Iran, should the Islamic Republic continue its nuclear program for much longer, a former senior Israeli military official told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday.

Ready to detonate: Saudi-backed rebels strap bombs to Geneva-2 talks

As Syria’s rebels refuse to take part in Geneva-2, Saudi Arabia has emerged as the primary state-backer of rebel groups now trying to escalate the Syrian conflict and topple Assad by force.

Syrian opposition sets conditions for Geneva II

The head of the Syrian National Coalition Monday listed conditions that need to be “guaranteed” in order for the main opposition group to participate in the proposed Geneva II conference aimed at solving the 30-month Syrian conflict.

“We do not reject participation in Geneva II but we request guarantees for its success. And if we receive these guarantees we will show them to the military leaders,” Ahmed al-Jarba told reporters.

Israel incapable of attacking Iran: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says Tel Aviv’s threat to attack Iran is a political bluff, stressing that the Israeli regime does not have the capability to strike Iran.

When Rouhani Met Ollie North

Hasan Rouhani, a 37-year-old senior foreign affairs advisor in the Iranian government, and his country's future president, sat with a delegation of White House officials on the top floor of what was once the Hilton hotel in Tehran. It was May 27, 1986, and Rouhani had come to secretly broker a deal with the Americans, at great political and personal risk.

Implications for Iraq?

There are good reasons why Iraqis should not celebrate the new Iranian-US rapprochement

Iran must dismantle nuclear program: Nutty Yahoo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the 68th session of the UN General Assembly that Iran must dismantle its entire nuclear program, repeating his baseless accusation that Tehran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons.

Iran's Rouhani: Israel should sign non-nuclear treaty

Iran has urged Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Speaking at the UN General Assembly for the second time this week, President Hassan Rouhani called for a world disarmament conference to establish a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East.

Petraeus urges support for Obama's war on Syria so North Korea and Iran won't underestimate the United States’ resolve

Former CIA director and retired Army General David Petraeus is urging members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's plan for military intervention in Syria after the country's president is suspected of launching chemical attacks on his own people, killing more than 1,400, including hundreds of children.

EU court verdict on Iran sanctions angers US

A new EU court ruling that rejected sanctions on a number of Iranian entities has drawn the ire of the United States, prompting Washington to extend its illegal embargoes against more individuals and businesses.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

This video looks at a CNN documentary (April, 2012 with repeats) about the Iran nuclear issue, and examines the role of the mainstream media in keeping the public uninformed about the real problem-nation in the Middle East: Nuclear-armed, Apartheid Israel.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran

The U.S. knew Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history -- and still gave him a hand.

Iran warns US against overstepping red line on Syria

Iranian Armed Forces’ Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri has warned the United States of the “severe consequences” of crossing the red line on Syria.

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