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  • U.S. slaps more sanctions on Iranian banks, firms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday penalized a number of Iranian and other foreign companies, banks and airlines for violating sanctions against Tehran largely tied to its nuclear program. U.S. officials said it was sending a signal...
  • Iraq's new leader must heal sectarian divides

    Although one is tempted to put the disastrous rule of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the rearview mirror, we must study it and learn from his mistakes if Iraq's new leadership — with no small measure of U.S. assistance — is...
  • Iran's foreign minister hopes for nuclear accord 'in short time left' till deadline

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran hoped to reach a "positive result" in talks with world powers on its nuclear programme ahead of a November deadline, thanks in part to support from Russia. "In that short period...
  • Iranian Director Hits Out at U.S. Sanctions

    Iranian director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad lashed out against U.S. economic sanctions imposed on her country during Thursday's press conference for her film "Tales," which depicts social ills in Iran. "Our children who are sick with diseases such as cancer...
  • Exclusive: U.S. may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering using a powerful national security law to halt a private lawsuit against a non-profit group, United Against A Nuclear Iran, according to a source familiar with the case. Greek businessman and ship...
  • First trailer for Jon Stewart's Iranian political drama 'Rosewater'

    First trailer for Jon Stewart's Iranian political drama 'Rosewater'
    It takes four walls to imprison a person's body, but the spirit is another matter. Such is the drama at the heart of "Rosewater," Jon Stewart's fact-based political movie about journalist Maziar Bahari's 118-day ordeal in an Iranian jail. A newly...
  • Treasury official: U.S. prepared to levy additional Russia sanctions

    Treasury official: U.S. prepared to levy additional Russia sanctions
    Moscow banned imports of most food from the West on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over Ukraine, a stronger than expected measure that isolates Russian consumers from world trade to a degree unseen since Soviet days. In eastern Ukraine, a...
  • 'Terrorists' help U.S. in battle against Islamic State in Iraq

    MAKHMUR Iraq (Reuters) - Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq - a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), condemned for its three-...
  • Syria sees Islamist threat bringing detente with West, but not soon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria is wagering that Islamic State's push to reshape the Middle East will eventually force a hostile West to deal with President Bashar al-Assad as the only way to tackle the threat. While Assad's forces escalate their fight with...
  • Continue US air strikes; leave ground fighting to the Kurds

    WASHINGTON The best way to start winning a war is to stop losing. That axiom certainly applies to what's going on in Iraq. But, that said, there is no place for American brigades in this battle. Yes, Americans have a huge stake in preventing al-Qaida's...
  • Hillary gets criticism from right and left on break with Obama

    WASHINGTON Hillary Clinton isn't running for president yet, but she's already learning that it's not easy running away from her former boss, even if he's unpopular. After spending a year and a half praising Barack Obama, the former secretary of state...