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  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • From Iran to Irvine

    From Iran to Irvine
    It was supposed to be a one-time conference celebrating Iranian-American women of all ages by showcasing their success in this country and detailing their career paths. That was Mariam Khosravani's plan in 2011. But the conference sold out. The...
  • Saudi Arabia's Shi'ites fear they are at mercy of region's tumult

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - The Shi'ite Muslim minority in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province have long felt marginalized by the Sunni ruling dynasty, and protests for greater rights as part of the 2011 Arab Spring brought a crackdown on both...
  • Iran will be seen as responsible if nuclear talks fail: U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran will be widely seen to be responsible if a comprehensive deal to curb its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief is not reached, the top U.S. negotiator said on Thursday. U.S. Under-Secretary of State Wendy Sherman...
  • Collapse of Iran talks poses danger, U.S. official warns

    A failure of the gridlocked nuclear negotiations with Iran will lead to a dangerous escalation by both Tehran and the West, America's lead negotiator warned Thursday. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman said that if the talks end at their Nov. 24...
  • 'Homeland' actor stars in Israeli indie feature

    'Homeland' actor stars in Israeli indie feature
    Navid Negahban's most famous alter ago, "Homeland" terrorist mastermind Abu Nazir, was certainly no fan of Israel. But Negahban, whose quiet, almost sympathetic performance of the jihadist shot him to fame in 2011, fell in love with the Jewish state while...
  • China says wants closer military ties with Iran

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming diplomatic links despite controversy over Iran's nuclear plans....
  • Rise in divorce in Iran linked to shift in status of women

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Weddings in Iran have long been an over-the-top affair with families spending thousands of dollars to celebrate a union. But now some couples are splurging on an entirely different sort of nuptial celebration: a divorce party. Local...
  • Iranian human rights lawyer stages protest over ban from practice

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh said on Wednesday she would protest outside the Iranian Bar Association offices in Tehran until it reversed a decision to ban her from practicing law for three years. Sotoudeh was sentenced to six...
  • Kerry expects 'deep' engagement with Congress on Iran talks

    BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Berlin on Wednesday that the Obama administration planned to fully consult Congress about ongoing negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. "I personally believe, as does the...
  • Iran's Khamenei says oil reliance putting country at mercy of big powers

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's dependence on oil revenue is putting the Islamic Republic's economy at the mercy of major powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday. With oil losing a quarter of its value since June, President Hassan...