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By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jul 5th, 2012
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Cairo – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called his Egyptian counterpart Mohammed Morsi on Wednesday to wish the Muslim Brotherhood politician success, the Egyptian state news agency reported. The call appeared to be the first contact between the two leaders since Morsi was sworn in as pre...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Jan 24th, 2012
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The European Union has agreed to an “unprecedented” set of sanctions against Iran, banning the importation of Iranian oil to its member states while also imposing currency and commodity sanctions on Iran’s central bank. But far from forcing Iran into a corner, the latest sanctions leave a backdoor op...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 7th, 2011
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by Tom Burghardt Amid conflicting reports that a huge explosion at Iran’s uranium conversion facility in Isfahan occurred last week, speculation was rife that Israel and the United States were stepping-up covert attacks against defense and nuclear installations. The Isfahan complex transforms mined u...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 5th, 2011
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It seems that Iran has acquired a U.S. stealth drone which was illegally flying within its airspace. A secret U.S. surveillance drone that went missing last week in western Afghanistan appears to have crashed in Iran, in what may be the first case of such an aircraft ending up in the hands of an adve...
By benim
In Middle East
Oct 11th, 2011
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An Iranian actress who made a film challenging the limits imposed on artists in the Islamic republic has been sentenced to 90 lashes and a year in jail. Actress Marzieh Vafamehr was handed the sentence on Saturday, according to a Iranian opposition website Kalameh.com. ‘A verdict has been issue...
By benim
In Middle East
Jan 6th, 2011
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TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian authorities have arrested a 55-year-old American woman — reportedly with a microphone hidden in her teeth — on suspicion of spying, local media reported Thursday. U.S. officials could not immediately confirm the report. But if true, the woman would be the fourth American ...