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Iran: Canada Under Influence of ‘Zionist Regime’

Posted September 8th, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iran says Canada is “under the influence of the Zionist regime,” following Ottawa’s decision to suspend diplomatic relations with Tehran. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said Saturday Tehran will give an “adequate reply” to what he called Canada’s extremist government. He did not say how Iran planned to respond. On Friday, Canada said it is closing […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 7:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Canada says it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said Friday his government “views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Canada says it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said Friday his government “views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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Canada Cuts Relations with Iran

Posted September 7th, 2012 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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Canada announced Friday it is suspending diplomatic relations with Iran, closing its embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Foreign Minister John Baird said his government “views the Government of Iran as the most signifiant threat to global peace and security in the world today.” He said Iranian diplomats in Canada must […]

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White House: ‘No Daylight’ Between US, Israel Over Iran Nuclear Program

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House says Israel and the United states are commited to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, but there is still time to pursue diplomacy. White House spokesman Jay Carney spoke with VOA Monday after an Israeli newspaper reported that Washington had approached Tehran to convey that it would not be dragged into […]

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UN Airs New Concerns After Iran Says Nuclear Program Peaceful

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran’s supreme leader says his country is not pursuing nuclear weapons but will not give up its national right for peaceful use of nuclear energy. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke to the Non-Aligned Movement’s summit in Tehran Thursday, even as the U.N. nuclear watchdog publicized new concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy […]

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UN Airs New Concerns After Iran Says Nuclear Program Peaceful

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Iran’s supreme leader says his country is not pursuing nuclear weapons but will not give up its national right for peaceful use of nuclear energy. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke to the Non-Aligned Movement’s summit in Tehran Thursday, even as the U.N. nuclear watchdog publicized new concerns about Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy […]

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Iran’s Khamenei Rules Out Nuclear Bomb

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iran’s Supreme Leader says his country will never develop an atomic bomb, but will not abandon its controversial nuclear program. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told leaders of developing nations Thursday at the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran that Iran will “not give up its national right to peaceful nuclear energy.” The supreme leader’s speech also took […]

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Egypt President in Iran for First Visit in Decades

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has arrived in Tehran making him the first Egyptian leader to visit Iran since its 1979 Islamic revolution. Iranian state television showed Mr. Morsi’s red-carpet welcome in a live broadcast Thursday from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport. He will attend a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement that concludes on Friday. Iran cut diplomatic […]

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Non-Aligned Nations Meet in Iran

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Representatives of nearly 120 nations, including dozens of heads-of-state, have convened in Tehran for a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement. At the opening ceremony Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called for NAM leaders to stand against Western sanctions imposed to punish Tehran for its nuclear activities. Salehi also urged NAM to take a […]

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