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  • Iran president denounces bill to empower Islamic vigilantes

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came out on Wednesday against a parliamentary bill to empower vigilantes who enforce Islamic morals, strongly re-asserting a moderate agenda that had taken a back seat since his election last year....
  • Let the Mideast do its own fighting: My Word

    U.S. Sen. John McCain keeps repeating that we had the Iraq war won. But did we? McCain sees a battle (the "surge"), in which we pushed both sides of a 1,000-year war far enough apart to temporarily stop them from trying to destroy one another. Sunnis...
  • Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks

    The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency. The Mehr news agency also...
  • Iran offers 'compromises' in nuclear talks, West unmoved

    Iran offers 'compromises' in nuclear talks, West unmoved
    ANKARA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Iran is pushing what it portrays as a new compromise proposal in nuclear talks, but Western negotiators say it offers no viable concessions, underscoring how far apart the two sides are as they enter crunch time before a Nov....
  • Iranian cleric's death leaves gap in key power body

    ANKARA (Reuters) - The head of Iran's top clerical body has died after lying in a coma for months, leaving a gap in the only institution that has the authority to elect and dismiss the country's Supreme Leader. The death of 83-year-old Ayatollah Mohammad...
  • Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant: Fars news agency

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian security services have arrested several suspected spies in the southern province of Bushehr where the country's first nuclear power plant is located, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. Iran has repeatedly...
  • Total’s 'Big Mustache'- bon vivant, deal-maker and risk-taker

    PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil and gas giant Total who died when his jet crashed in Moscow, was a gregarious bon vivant with a passion for risk-taking and deal-making. Known as "The Big Mustache" for his bushy, gray...
  • Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic and outspoken chief executive of the French oil company Total , was killed when his private jet hit a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. His death...
  • Iran supreme leader blames West for Islamic State rise, wants regional solution

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Western powers on Tuesday for the rise of Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Iraq and Syria and said they had no business tampering with the region's geopolitics. Iran and the United...
  • No workable nuclear compromise? No deal

    The latest round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program took place this week, pitting the United States and its European partners against the Iranian regime's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. But only five weeks before an upcoming deadline,...
  • U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb...