Posts Tagged ‘US-Iranian relations’

Iran flexes military muscle

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Comments off

Iran can give a harsh response to any aggressor that would attempt to breach its territorial integrity, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday. Read more…

US prepared to attack Iran – Dempsey

Sunday, March 18, 2012 Comments off

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According to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, the United States and Israel are determined to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Read more…

U.S. President extends sanctions against Iran

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Comments off

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an order to extend sanctions against Iran that were imposed in 1995, the White House reported on Tuesday. Read more…

Iran’s supreme leader warns against strikes

Friday, February 3, 2012 Comments off

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 Japan, US to continue talks over Iran sanctions

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has warned the West against striking the country.

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Iran ends “constructive” talks with IAEA

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Comments off

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Iran has ended what it calls constructive talks with inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iran’s Fars news agency quoted sources close to the Iranian atomic energy organization as saying that the 3-day inspection ended on Tuesday and the inspectors will leave Iran later in the day. Read more…

US to keep pressure on Tehran – Panetta

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off


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Washington will keep on imposing tougher sanctions on Tehran, Pentagon chief Leon Panetta said.

He added that the White House was also intended to keep 11 of its aircraft carriers on high alert despite defence budget cuts in order to be ready to repel possible threats coming from Iran. Read more…

IRAN:U.S. should be ready to resume talks with Iran without preconditions – Salehi

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Comments off

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The United States should demonstrate readiness for nuclear talks with Iran without preconditions, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Thursday. Read more…

US NOT seeking regime change in Iran

Saturday, January 14, 2012 Comments off

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The White House is not seeking regime change in Iran, according to Washington, and by strengthening sanctions and isolation, U.S. policy is aimed at changing the behavior of the Islamic Republic Read more…

US slaps sanctions on companies dealing with Iran

Friday, January 13, 2012 Comments off

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The US has slapped sanctions on three foreign energy companies doing business with Iran as part of its effort to put more economic pressure on Tehran over its nuclear program, Reuters reports.

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Sanctions are about regime change, not about nukes

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Comments off

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On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported with a reference to an anonymous senior U.S. intelligence official, that the real goal of sanctions against Iran was to “create hate and discontent at the street level so that the Iranian leaders realize that they need to change their ways.”

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