Politics of Iran

By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Oct 11th, 2012
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By Eric Walberg, Palestine Chronicle After 10 years in Guantanamo, former child soldier Omar Khadr, the last Western national being held there, was finally repatriated last week after years of mistreatment. The illegality of the procedures used against Khadr from day one mean that the Canadian govern...
By IndepthAfrica
In Business
Apr 1st, 2012
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The former chief executive of MTN Group denied on Sunday that he authorised bribes to Iranian and South African government officials in return for a cellular licence in Iran. “I can state quite categorically that during my tenure as group CEO of MTN no bribes were authorised or paid by the MTN ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Bruce Thornton Iran announced Sunday that it was cutting off crude oil sales to France and England, a mostly symbolic act given that Iran provides England less than 1% of its crude, and France claims that it “practically stopped importing Iranian oil,” according to the head of the Union of Petroleum ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 6th, 2012
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The 33-year farce of Western appeasement of Iran may be reaching its denouement. For the last few months, the pace of events have quickened as the West sanctions and threatens, and Iran blusters about closing the Strait of Hormuz, cutting off oil to Europe, and unleashing its terrorist proxies. Just ...
By benim
In Middle East
Dec 2nd, 2010
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Iran has arrested a number of people it says were behind the murder of a nuclear scientist and were linked to foreign spy agencies, state television quoted Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi as saying on Thursday. The arrests come as Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili is preparing t...
By benim
In Gambia
Nov 23rd, 2010
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Gambia announced on Monday it was severing all ties with Iran, a move which sources close to Banjul’s foreign ministry said followed the seizure of arms from Iran believed to be bound for the West African state. Nigeria’s secret service intercepted the haul of rockets and other explosives...
By benim
In News
Nov 11th, 2010
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Nigerian intelligence officials and diplomats have concluded that the Iranian government was behind a secret shipment of weapons discovered last month in shipping containers, according to internal documents seen Thursday by The Associated Press. Immediately after the arms seizure, Israeli officials a...