News headlines for “Iran”, page 5

  1. The Tale of Iran's 'Critical' Election

    Wednesday, March 07, 2012

    Iran's Mar. 2 parliamentary elections were touted by many Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as the most 'critical' event since the establishment of the Islamic Republic 33 years ago.

  2. Prospects for War with Iran Unclear As Obama, Netanyahu End Summit

    Wednesday, March 07, 2012

    Is war against Iran, either by Israel, the U.S. or both, closer or farther off after this week's meeting here between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu?

  3. Obama to Pro-Israel Lobby Group: 'Too Much Loose Talk of War'

    Wednesday, March 07, 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama Sunday made a clear statement against a rush to war - either by the U.S. or Israel - with Iran, while also emphasising that he would pursue that option if alternatives were unsuccessful in ensuring that Iran would not develop a nuclear weapon.

  4. Will Bibi Have Barack Over a Barrel (of Oil)?

    Friday, March 02, 2012

    While Israeli leaders historically have enjoyed not insignificant influence with their U.S. counterparts, Prime Minister Benjamin 'Bibi' Netanyahu will likely arrive at the White House next week with a little extra boost in his efforts to get President Barack Obama to toughen his already hard line against Iran.

  5. Israeli Poll on Iran Undercuts Netanyahu on Eve of Major Meet

    Wednesday, February 29, 2012

    On the eve of a critical set of meetings here between top U.S. and Israeli officials, a new survey finds little backing among the Israeli public for a military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities without Washington's approval.

  6. Oscar-Winning Film Unites U.S., Iranian Audiences

    Tuesday, February 28, 2012

    Amid mounting tensions between Iran and the United States over Tehran’s nuclear programme, perhaps nothing less than an Oscar to the acclaimed feature film 'A Separation' could have brought smiles to the faces of millions of Iranians who see most news as bad news these days.

  7. Despite War Drums, Experts Insist Iran Nuclear Deal Possible

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    Amid the persistent beating of war drums, an influential international conflict prevention group is insisting that a deal between Western countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme can still be reached.

  8. Azerbaijan and Israel: The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    As the showdown over Iranian nuclear ambitions intensifies, political analysts in Azerbaijan are urging the government to deepen the country's ties with Israeli and Western security structures.

  9. Iran Holds Up Access to Parchin for Better IAEA Deal

    Thursday, February 23, 2012

    The failure of a mission by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to get Iranian permission to visit a military testing site mentioned in its latest report has been interpreted in media coverage as a stall to avoid the discovery of confirming evidence of past work on nuclear weapons.

  10. Ex-IAEA Chief Urges Talks to Defuse Threat of Attack on Iran

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    Even as U.N. inspectors expressed disappointment about the results of their visit this week to Iran, a former chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) urged all parties to make greater efforts to defuse rapidly rising tensions over Tehran's nuclear programme to avert war.

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