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  • TOP STORIES Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Is Given 16-Year Sentence | The New York Times An Iranian appeals court has confirmed a 16-year sentence for one of Iran’s most prominent women’s rights activists, her lawyer said Wednesday. The activist, Narges Mohammadi, 44, a human rights lawyer, has been in and...
  • TOP STORIES Iran sets conditions for joining terror finance taskforce | AFP Iran is not ready to compromise on the issues of intelligence sharing, sanctions and definitions of terrorist groups in order to join an international task force against terror financing, a minister said today. Iran, along with North Korea,...
  • TOP STORIES Iran has no reason to point finger over sanctions, U.S. says | Reuters The United States has kept its side of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran, and Tehran has no reason to complain that Washington has not done enough on lifting sanctions against it, U.S. Energy Secretary...
  • TOP STORIES A year after the nuclear deal, Iranian optimism turns sour | Washington Post A year ago, Iran seemed on the verge of a new relationship with the United States and the world. In his address to the United Nations last fall, President Hassan Rouhani said the nuclear deal...
  • TOP STORIES Iran’s President Accuses U.S. of ‘Lack of Compliance’ on Nuclear Deal | The New York Times President Hassan Rouhani of Iran accused the United States on Thursday of not complying with the landmark nuclear agreement that took effect in January, and said American credibility would suffer if the...
  • TOP STORIES U.S. Gives Boeing, Airbus Go-Ahead to Send Airliners to Iran | WSJ The U.S. government has given plane makers Boeing Co. and Airbus Group SE the all-clear to deliver jetliners to Iran Air in one of the highest-profile trade breakthroughs since nuclear sanctions were lifted on the Islamic...
  • TOP STORIES U.S. Begins Unblocking Jetliner Sales to Iran | Reuters The United States has started issuing licences unblocking the sale of Western passenger jets to Iran, aviation sources said.The U.S. Treasury has issued two licences allowing the export of some European Airbus jets to Iran and is expected to...
  • TOP STORIES US resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentence | AP A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2 million fine, his supporters said Tuesday, the latest move in a crackdown on those with...
  • TOP STORIES Iran must stand strong against US on region conflicts: Khamenei | AFP Iran's supreme leader said the Islamic republic must stand strong against Washington on the region's conflicts, in an address Sunday to commanders of the elite Republican Guards force. "The Americans insist we negotiate with them on...