In a Greater Middle East in which one country after another has been plunged into chaos and possible failed statehood, two rival nations, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have been bedrock exceptions to the rule.
As the world changes for Iran post-sanctions, it's paying calls to those who benefited from the country's sanction shackles in one way or another, and India--whose refiners are said to owe Iran $6.5 billion worth of euros--is its first port of
Reza, a 20-something mechanical engineer working at an automotive parts factory in the northeastern Iranian city of Sabzevar, takes his web videos seriously. He's watched the TED talk of amputee snowboarding champion Amy Purdy "over and over agai
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday vowed to defend Muslim countries against terrorism and Israel while insisting that its neighbors should not feel threatened.
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On a recent TV appearance, I was asked about whistleblowing, but the experience brought back to mind a crystal-clear example of how, before the Iraq War, CIA careerists were assigned "two bosses" .
STUART WINER for Times of Israel reports, that Iran intends to produce the powerful explosive Octogen for use in the warheads of its missiles to improve their "destructive and penetration power," Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein
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So now Iran is back to being demonized by the West as "provocative" and "destabilizing". How come?
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At first, when it announced the terms of its "oil freeze" agreement with Russia one month ago, Saudi Arabia seemed willing to grant Iran a temporary exemption from the supply freeze, at least until it recovers its pre-embargo production levels.
The crew of a U.S. Navy ship stopped a massive Iranian arms shipment dead in its tracks, seizing thousands of weapons, AK-47 rifles and rocket-propelled grenade launchers that likely were headed to Yemen, the Pentagon announced Monday