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  1. U.S. lawmakers push for tighter bipartisan sanctions on Iran

    Haaretz.com - Middle Easte 03.23 / 21:57 haaretz.com
    Democratic co-sponsor of new bill says it's specifically designed not to interfere with landmark nuclear…
  2. U.S. senators set bipartisan bill to tighten sanctions on Iran

    Thestar.com.my - World 03.23 / 21:46 thestar.com.my
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran would face tighter U.S. sanctions over its ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities under a bill introduced on Thursday by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators including senior members of the Senate Foreign Relations…
  3. Can Iran's conservatives agree on candidate for upcoming vote?

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 03.23 / 21:35 al-monitor.com
    In Iran, the Principlist camp remains torn by internal strife and continues to fail to agree on a consensus candidate to run against President Hassan Rouhani. Yet, it is too soon to tell whether Rouhani will secure a second…
  4. Congress takes aim at Iran's ballistic missiles

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 03.23 / 21:35 al-monitor.com
    The House and Senate have wrapped up sanctions legislation just in time for AIPAC…
  5. Blog: CPJ joins call to renew mandate of Iran human rights rapporteur

    Cpj.org - Middle Easte 03.23 / 21:02 cpj.org
    The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined 40 human rights groups calling on the U.N. Human Rights Council to support the resolution to renew the mandate of the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A vote on the resolution…
  6. U.S. senators set bipartisan bill to tighten sanctions on Iran

    Metro.us-NY 03.23 / 20:56 www.metro.us
    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran would face tighter U.S. sanctions over…
  7. Iran defeat Qatar and take one more step towards Russia 2018

    Persianfootball.com - Soccer 03.23 / 20:33 persianfootball.com
    Persianfootball.com – DOHA, The world’s best defensive line in football kept a clean sheet again, as Iran defeated Qatar 1-0 in Doha in the final round of World Cup qualifying in Asia. The win extends Iran’s lead in the group to second placed South Korea and third placed Uzbekistan, who both lost their games today Continue…
  8. Iran beats Qatar 1-0 to get closer to 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Presstv.com - Media 03.23 / 20:31 presstv.com
    Iran keeps its unbeaten run in Asia’s qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup with a 1-0 away victory over Q…
  9. Iran’s Spymaster Claims Pro-Regime Agents Operating in D.C., London, Canada

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA) 03.23 / 20:23 freebeacon.com
    Iran maintains a network of spies and lobbyists who clandestinely push the Islamic regime's agenda in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, according to the head of Iran's ministry of intelligence, who touted the pro-Iran network's ability to spread its ideology to the West. The post Iran’s Spymaster Claims Pro-Regime Agents Operating in D.C., London, Canada appeared first on Washington Free…
  10. Staffer Who Helped Broker Iran Nuclear Deal Still Working at Trump State Department

    Breitbart.com - Politics 03.23 / 19:56 breitbart.com
    A holdover from the Obama administration who helped broker the Iran nuclear deal continues to work in the Trump State Department as a member of the “policy planning staff,” according to her biography on the agency web…
  11. Japan and Iran remain on track to book World Cup berths

    Japan stayed on course to book their spot at next year's World Cup finals as Vahid Halilhodzic's side handed the United Arab Emirates a 2-0 defeat on Thursday, while Iran recorded a 1-0 win over…
  12. U.N. Atomic Chief: Iran Inspections at Risk Without More Money

    Hamodia.com - World 03.23 / 19:29 hamodia.com
    The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran’s nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.’s International… Read more » The post U.N. Atomic Chief: Iran Inspections at Risk Without More Money appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: U.N. Nuclear Chief Is Confident of U.S. Cooperation on Iran Deal U.N. Nuclear Chief: Iran Must Honor Deal ‘For Many Years’ U.N. Tells…
  13. Bahrain Claims Militant Group Linked to Iran Involved in Attacks

    Mideasttime.com - World 03.23 / 18:09 mideasttime.com
    Bahrain over the weekend said it uncovered a militant group of 54 members linked to Iran that is suspected of being involved with the recent security forces attacks including the organization of a January prison break. It was one of the largest operations by Bahrain security forces against a suspected militant group that Bahrain blames…
  14. Fully renewable system is cheapest option in Iran

    Windpowermonthly.com - Middle East & Africa 03.23 / 18:01 windpowermonthly.com
    IRAN: A 100% renewables system would be cheaper than any other emission-free energy options in Iran, a study by a Finnish university has…
  15. China’s ZTE pleads guilty to violating US sanctions on Iran, North Korea

    Livemint.com - Industries 03.23 / 17:37 livemint.com
    ZTE used third-party companies to hide the export of US components to Iran and North Korea, and then hid the information, the US justice department…
  16. How Iran justifies its costly Syria intervention at home

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 03.23 / 17:20 middleeasteye.net
    Both the defence of shrines and the fight against militant groups are used to justify a war to preserve Iran's strategic…
  17. China's ZTE pleads guilty to violating US sanctions on Iran, N.Korea

    Phys.org -Science news 03.23 / 17:19 phys.org
    Chinese telecom giant ZTE has pleaded guilty in a US court to violating US export controls by selling goods to Iran and North Korea over several…
  18. Turkey: A Sunni Iran in the Making?

    Aina.org - Technology 03.23 / 16:53 aina.org
    In theory, Shiite Iran and Sunni Turkey (both Ottoman and modern) have been at peace for nearly 400 years, with their shared border unchanged since the signing of the Treaty of Zuhab in…
  19. Baghdad ready to mediate between Iran, S. Arabia: Iraqi diplomat

    Irna.ir - Politics 03.23 / 15:36 irna.ir
    Tehran, March 23, IRNA – Iraq’s Ambassador to Kuwait Alaa al-Hashimi said on Thursday that his country is ready to mediate between Iran and Saudi Ara…
  20. UN praises Iran's "exemplary" refugee efforts

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Iran 03.23 / 15:17 yourmiddleeast.com
    "The leadership demonstrated by the Iranian government has been exemplary in hosting refugees and keeping borders open," said Sivanka Dhanapala, who heads the UN High Commissioner for Refugees team in Tehran."It's a story that's not told often…