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Poate fi Iranul o ameninţare pentru România? NEW
Contributors 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Aflu adesea, cu o doză de uimire, citind în presa românească şi ascultând intervenţiile televizate ale unor analişti politici autohtoni, că Iranul este o mare ameninţare la adresa securităţii naţionale în sensul că am risca să fim ata...
Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi – winners of the 2012 Sakharov Prize NEW
DARE Network 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Left: Jafar PANAHI and Nasrin SATOUDEH - Sakharov Prize Winner 2012 © European Union 2012 EP and © Handout/afp/ European Union 2012 EP 26-10-2012 - Two Iranian activists, lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and film director Jafar Panahi, are this year's...
EU-parlamentsresa till Iran avblåst NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 9 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Det blir ingen resa till Iran för delegationen från EU-parlamentet efter kraven på att få träffa vinnarna av EU:s människorättsutmärkelse, Sacharovpriset.
EU-pris till iranska aktivister väcker debatt NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Två iranska aktivister tilldelas EU:s Sacharovpris för tankefrihet. Samtidigt uppmanar en svensk EU-parlamentariker sina kollegor att inte åka till landet. >>>...
Sanctions are pushing Iran towards nuclear talks, just not US sanctions | Heidi Moore NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Sanctions against Iran are working but you won't have heard that at the presidential debate – because the US has Europe to thankThere was a moment, in the second presidential debate, when President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney circled each...
Israels Angriffsdrohungen sind ein Weckruf für den Westen NEW
Deutschlands Agenda 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Der einzige Weg, den Konflikt um Irans Atomprogramm friedlich zu lösen, führt über Verhandlungen. Doch erst Israels Drohung, Iran notfalls militärisch zu stoppen, drängte die Kontrahenten zurück an den Verhandlungstisch. Eine Antwort auf Volker...
Iran : les Européens misent sur l’étranglement du régime NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
Les « 27″ ministres des Affaires étrangères ont adopté aujourd’hui (15 octobre) un nouveau train de sanctions contre l’Iran. Un train majeur puisque sont visés l’industrie pétrochimique et gazière iranienne, les banques et le...
Iran : les Européens misent sur l’étranglement du régime NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2 à Luxembourg) Les « 27″ ministres des Affaires étrangères ont adopté aujourd’hui (15 octobre) un nouveau train de sanctions contre l’Iran. Un train majeur puisque sont visés l’industrie pétrochimiqu...
NATO Should Address the Iranian Nuclear Crisis NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
In order to increase the pressure on Iran, NATO should finally acknowledge the country's nuclear and missile programs as an evolving risk to alliance security.
Bildt om Israel: En sagobutik NEW
Europabloggen 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Sveriges utrikesminister Carl Bildt (M) anklagas av Israel för att stoppa nya EU-sanktioner mot Iran, men Bildt menar att Israel har ”en intern sagobutik”. >>>...
Alemanha-Irão | Empresas alemãs violam embargo sobre o nuclear iraniano NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours ago
A Alemanha contribuiu para o programa nuclear civil de Teerão que é suspeito de esconder o desenvolvimento da bomba atómica? Segundo Der Spiegel, é isso que procura descobrir a “Operação Ventilator&rdqu...
Německo-Írán | Německé podniky podezřelé z porušení embarga na jaderný obchod s Íránem NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Podílelo se Německo na rozvoji jaderného programu Teheránu, který čelí podezření, že vyvíjí atomovou bombu? Právě to se podle listu Der Spiegel snaží odhalit „Operace v...
Deutschland-Iran | Umgehen deutsche Firmen das Atomembargo gegen den Iran? NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Wirkt Deutschland am zivilen Atombauprogramm Teherans mit, hinter welchem sich angeblich die Entwicklung der Atombombe verbirgt? Das will, so der Spiegel, die „Operation Ventilator“ herausfinden. Diesen Namen gaben die deutschen Behö...
Paris, Londres et Berlin appelle l'UE à condamner "officiellement" le programme nucléaire iranien. NEW
Regards citoyens 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Paris, Londres et Berlin ont demandé, dimanche 23 septembre, à la Haute représentante aux affaires étrangères et à la sécurité de l'Union européenne, Catherine Ashton, de condamner "officiellement" le programme nucléaire iranien.
¿Es Irán una amenaza o una oportunidad para la Unión Europea? NEW
Statu Quo Diplomático 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Autor: Rubén Ruiz Irán está situado en un lugar geoestratégico, bañado por el Mar Caspio en el norte y por el Golfo Pérsico en el sur, y que conecta regiones conflictivas, como Irak al oeste y Afganistán y Pakistán en … Sigue leyendo &#...
Une soirée avec Jalili à Istanbul. En guise de dernier avertissement ? NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
(B2) La Haute Représentante de l’UE pour les Affaires étrangères, Catherine Ashton, doit rencontrer, M. Jalili, le négociateur en chef de l’Iran sur le nucléaire, mardi (18 septembre) à Istanbul. Une réunion qui « n’est pas...
EU Eyes More Iran Pressure NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 41 Minutes ago
More sanctions for Iran are back on the EU table after nuclear talks go nowhere.
War in Iran may turn Caspian Sea region into arena of military operations NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
By Arzu Naghiyev If the U.S. and Israel begin massive air attacks on Iran, Tehran can clearly respond to&...
IAEA establishes special working group on Iranian nuclear issue NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced the establishment of an ’Iran Task Force’ which will implement the agreements reached in negotiations on the Iranian nuclear issue, the Associated Press reported. ...
{News-Scanner} EU-Embargo ausgehebelt: Asiens Wirtschaft treibt iranisches Erdöl NEW
Faires Europa 2 Years, 1 Week, 18 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Südkorea nimmt einem Agenturbericht zufolge schon im September2012  die Ölimporte aus dem Iran wieder auf. Das berichtet RIA NOVOSI in ihrer Online-Ausgabe. Zuvor hatte der Mullahstaat der Regierung in Seoul angeboten, Öl mit eigenen Tanksch...
Daily Digest: Ashton joins condemnation of Iranian anti-Israel remarks NEW
Beyond Brussels 2 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
On Saturday the EU High Representative of Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton condemned anti-Israel remarks made by Iranian leaders last week. On Friday the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Israel a “cancerous tumour”, and on Wed...
lo Strike, la Turchia, e la Gallina dalle Uova d’Oro NEW
Giovani Federalisti Europei Parma -Young European Federalists Pa 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
In questo post mi occupo di un evento inquietante, che come effetto secondario avrebbe- nientemeno- che infierire il colpo definitivo al processo di integrazione europea. Da qualche tempo infatti la tensione tra Iran e Israele è alle stelle. Molti f...
Israël-Iran : "Vous pouvez dire non !" (Le Point) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
Quatre cents intellectuels israéliens de premier plan ont lancé une pétition destinée aux pilotes qui pourraient recevoir l'ordre d'aller bombarder les sites iraniens. Shimon Peres vient d'en faire expérience. Il ne fait pas bon s'...
De viktiga förhandlingarna med Iran NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: Under sommaren tillhör det jag försökt att följa diskussionen i olika israeliska media om huruvida Israel skall gå till militärt anfall mot Iran inom den närmaste tiden. Frågan är förvisso viktig.  Det skulle tveklöst hand...
Ashton et Jalili ne partiront pas en vacances ensemble NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
(B2) La Haute Représentante de l’UE pour les Affaires étrangères s’est entretenue jeudi (2 Août), avec Saïd Jalili, le négociateur en chef iranien sur le programme nucléaire afin d’examiner comment faire avancer les pourparlers. «J
Pe ce lume trăiește președintele interimar ? NEW
Contributors 2 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Pe 23 iulie 2011, un tânăr absolvent al facultății de inginerie electrică de la Universitatea din Teheran era ucis cu focuri de armă în timp ce aștepta să-și susțină teza de masterat. Asemănarea de nume a făcut inițial să se creadă c...
Nucléaire en Iran : Les Etats-Unis et la France responsables ? par Edouard Valensi (Atlantico) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Et si le programme nucléaire iranien trouvait sa source dans l'Occident ? C'est ce qu'Edouard Valensi explique, démontrant que la France et les Etats-Unis ont accompagné pendant des années les ambitions nucléaires à la frontière du Golfe P...
L'Iran et les Etats-Unis montrent leurs muscles alors que la tension monte (LePoint.fr) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
  Voir également : L'Iran a lancé mardi 3 juillet des dizaines de missiles balistiques lors de la simulation d'une attaque contre une "base militaire ennemie", au moment où les Etats-Unis renforcent leur présence nava...
Schweigend in den Krieg? NEW
Lost in EUrope 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 57 Minutes ago
Master and Servant - früher hatte die EU mal eine eigene Iranpolitik...  Wird die EU in einen neuen Golfkrieg hineingezogen? Nur zwei Tage nach dem Beginn des umstrittenen... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full li...
L’Iran privé de débouché européen pour son pétrole NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Dans quelques heures, le 1er juillet à 0h00, plus une goutte de pétrole iranien ne devra entrer dans l’Union européenne. C’est la conséquence d’une mesure prise en janvier par l’Union européenne pour sanction...
Clampdown on Iranian workers NEW
Shiraz Socialst 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
From the (Iranian) Coordinating Committee to Help Form Workers’ Organizations, via LabourStart: « URGENT ACTION: Reza Shahabi given 6 years sentence.  Massive clampdown on Iranian labour activists » Mahmoud Saleh and 59 activists arrested On...
Ease the sanctions on Iran NEW
the FRIDE blog 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
The recent Iran nuclear talks in Moscow were disappointing. The EU’s offer of ‘peanuts for diamonds’ was disingenuous. Iran wants recognition of its right to enrich uranium and an easing of sanctions in exchange for suspension of 20 per cen...
Francs et rudes les échanges avec l’Iran. Mais pas vraiment d’accord… (maj) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) L’un des mérites essentiels de la réunion de Moscou, des E3+3 (*) a été de permettre de renouer le fil du dialogue, laissé en latence, avec l’Iran. Après de longs mois sans réponse, la république islamique a, en effet...
Iran : 1 heure au téléphone entre Ashon et Jalili (maj) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
(B2) Le Haut représentant de l’UE pour les affaires étrangères a passé ce soir « une heure au téléphone avec le Dr Jalili, le chef négociateur du nucléaire iranien », a précisé le porte-parole de Catherine Ashton. Cette conversation...
The Realists in Tehran NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
By Sergey Markedonov The Iranian problem stands out on the international agenda. But it is much broader and more di...
Iraq makes sanctions against Iran ineffective | Nima Khorrami Assl NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The long border with Iraq undermines US and EU efforts to stop Iran's nuclear programme with trade sanctionsThe US and EU have announced new sanctions in the hope of persuading Iran to abandon its alleged nuclear weapons programme, though how effect...
La guerre Europe-Iran a déjà commencé NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Pour torpiller le programme nucléaire militaire iranien, l’UE a décidé d'appliquer un embargo sans précédent sur les importations de pétrole. Mais cela aura-t-il l'effet inverse, s'interroge dans The New York Times un politologue basé à Tel...
Council conclusions on Iran (Brussels, 23 January 2012) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
The Council adopted the following conclusions: "1. Recalling the European Council conclusions of 9 December 2011 and the Foreign Affairs Council Conclusions of 1 December, the Council reiterates its serious and deepening concerns over t...
EU formally adopts Iran oil embargo NEW
i on europe 2 Years, 7 Months, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 1 Minute ago
By DON MELVIN BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union formally adopted an oil embargo Monday against Iran and a freeze of the assets of the country’s central bank, part of sanctions meant to pressure the country to resume talks on its nuclear prog...
Les Européens veulent bloquer le financement du programme nucléaire iranien (La Tribune) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
L'Europe sanctionnera l'Iran en gelant les transactions avec la Banque centrale. Par contre, aucun accord n'a été trouvé sur la question sur un éventuel embargo pétrolier à appliquer à ce pays accusé d'utiliser son programme nucléaire po...
End Game Approaches on Nuclear Iran NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago
From the start of 2012 the spotlight on Iran and for good reason. Today the entire region is now on tenterhooks for the next move, with US, Iranian and Gulf armies on the highest war alert. Earlier the main scenario was that Israel would make an prev...
EU pursuing Iran sanctions NEW
Europe & Me 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
European leaders have agreed to go forward with a new round of unilateral sanctions, in which the EU would ban oil imports from Iran. Instead of actually imposing these sanctions however, the EU should threaten to impose them, using them as a "stick"...
Europa im Kampf NEW
Karpfenteich 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 9 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Sanktionen werden häufig als stumpfe Waffen im Kampf gegen diktatorische Regime abgetan. An der Zuspitzung der Situation im Iran kann man nun das Gegenteil beobachten. Offensichtlich liegen die Nerven der Machthaber in Teheran blank, seit ihnen zahl...
Förhandlingar enda lösningen NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Vid morgondagens möte med EU:s utrikesministrar i Bryssel kommer vi kort att diskutera också den senaste rapporten från FN:s atomenergiorgan IAEA om utvecklingen i Iran. Och den frågan har ju varit i rubrikerna ett bra tag. Rapporten f...
Dieu soit loué, nous avons l'AIEA ! (Edito du Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Souvenez-vous. C'était le 5 février 2003, six semaines avant l'invasion de l'Irak. Colin Powell, le secrétaire d'Etat américain, énumérait au Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU les éléments de "preuve" qui, selon l'administration Bush, démon...
Du retour au premier plan dans l'agenda international du dossier nucléaire iranien NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Depuis plusieurs semaines, de multiples dépêches contradictoires circulent évoquant à la fois les conclusions sévères du rapport de l'AIEA sur le dossier nucléaire iranien et les risques d'une opération militaire sur des sites nucléaires...
Nucléaire iranien : premières dissensions parmi les Etats européens NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 23 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Le rapport de l’Agence Internationale de l’Energie Atomique (AIEA) sur les capacités nucléaires iraniennes, attendu ce jeudi 10 novembre, provoque tensions et dissensions sur la conduite à tenir face à ce dernier. L’Iran...
Paddy Ashdown Is Frightened NEW
Jonathan Fryer 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
The London Liberal Democrats’ fundraising dinner at the National Liberal Club this evening of course featured Brian Paddick and Caroline Pidgeon (hot-foot from the Evening Standard’s 1000 most influential Londoners awards), who both spok...
Selon l'AIEA, l'Iran a travaillé sur la conception d'une arme nucléaire (Atlantico) NEW
Regards citoyens 2 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Le document suggère que la République islamique cherche à développer des capacités nucléaires militaires. L'agence internationale de l'énergie atomique (AIEA) durcit le ton contre l'Iran. Evoquant de "sérieuses inquiétudes...
Iran, Long Seen As An Economic Basket Case, Wins Praise From IMF NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
If you were seeking endorsement of Iran's economic policies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) hardly seems like the ideal reference point. READ MORE...
Iran’s nuclear program helped by China, Russia NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Cooperation began in 1990s. READ MORE...
Turkish-Iranian Economic Ties Flourish NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 6 Months, 4 Days, 53 Minutes ago
Turkish President, Abdullah Gul, paid a four-day state visit to Iran starting on February 13, to discuss ways to further bilateral cooperation. The sheer frequency of such high level mutual visits between the two countries in recent years indicate...
Die Revolution frisst ihre Attribute NEW
Blog von Andreas Grieß 3 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day ago
Iran war die Twitter-Revolution. Zumindest bis man das Wort Revolution streichen musste. Dann kamen Tunesien und Ägypten. Diese Länder haben ihre Machthaber zumindest gestürzt. Und weil die ganze Welt daran teilhaben konnte, zumindest wenn sie nic...
Iran: clemency call for Kurdish law student facing execution on Boxing Day NEW
Shiraz Socialst 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Cross-posted from Amnesty International Urgent life-saving appeal launched Amnesty International is calling on the Iranian authorities to halt the execution of a Kurdish law student scheduled for 26 December, and for the authorities to commute his de...
Iranian trade unionist on hunger strike NEW
Shiraz Socialst 3 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Where trade unionists start their day on the net. This is extremely urgent; please act immediately. Imprisoned trade union leader, Reza Shahabi, has been on hunger strike since 4 December in protest at his continuing detention. Amnesty International...
Morning multilateralism, Dec. 1 NEW
The Multilateralist (Europe) 3 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
IMF's Lipsky insists that fears of a Euro collapse are "wildly exaggerated." P5+1 set to meet Iranian representatives in Geneva next week. Who should control an international climate fund? Not the World Bank or IMF, say many developing...
Why Russia Is Cutting Off Major Arms Sales To Iran NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Russia, a major global arms dealer, decided Wednesday to nix a controversial arms sale that would have given Iran missiles. READ MORE...
Russia Not To Deliver S-300 Missiles To Iran - Russian Top General NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Russia will not deliver S-300 air defense missiles to Iran as planned because such transfers are prohibited under UN sanctions, the chief of the Russian general staff said Wednesday. READ MORE...
Moscou interdit la livraison de missiles S-300 à l'Iran (LeMonde et AFP) NEW
Regards citoyens 3 Years, 11 Months, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Le président russe, Dmitri Medvedev, a publié mercredi 22 septembre un décret interdisant la livraison de missiles sol-air S-300 à l'Iran, en application des sanctions prises en juin par le Conseil de sécurité de l'ONU, a annoncé le Kremli...
Rädda Sakineh! NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: I dag blir det kampanjdag i Norrköping och Linköping tillsammans med både Gunilla Carlsson och – lite senare – Ulf Adelsohn. Tillsammans har vi tre ett torgmöte i Linköping mot slutet av eftermiddagen. Det hade Ulf och jag...
BBC excludes Maryam, promotes Tehran propaganda NEW
Shiraz Socialst 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
While the BBC continues to spend licence-payers money on promoting religion, the least we have a right to expect is that it will do so in a reasonably balanced manner, giving a fair crack of the whip to civilised values and secular opinions.  It is...
Help Save Sakineh Ashianti’s Life! NEW
Shiraz Socialst 4 Years, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Help Save Sakineh Ashianti’s Life! Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, Iranian Mother, could be put to death at any moment August 5: Sakineh’s lawyer arrested; fate of Sakineh to be handed down next week – hanging likely; President Lula’s...
Negotiation with Iran NEW
Stanley Crossick 4 Years, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
 I have blogged before both on negotation and Iran.  A fascinating book by John W Limbert (‘Negotiating with Iran’, 2009) brings the two aspects together.  The author spent 33 years in the US Foreign Service, is a fluent Farsi speaker and has...
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is at imminent risk of execution NEW
Shiraz Socialst 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 1 Hour, 5 Minutes ago
This is a press release from Iran Solidarity and the International Committee Against Stoning The victim in the Iran stoning case, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani is at imminent risk of execution in Tabriz prison.   Moreover, her well known human rights l...
Många dimensioner NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 4 Years, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: För dem som är intresserade av den fortsatta diskussionen om politiken gentemot Iran i främst den nukleära frågan finns här dels en förklaring av det turkiska perspektivet och dels synen på sanktioner från den ledande organis...
New Iran Sanctions NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 1 Month, 2 Days, 16 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
The EU also approved a new list of sanctions against Iran. READ MORE...
Санкциите на ЕС срещу Иран – правното основание NEW
Право на Европейския съюз 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Вече знаем, че ЕС наложи по-стриктни санкции на Иран, отколкото са предвидени в резолюция 1929 (2010) на Съвета за сигурност на ООН. Интересно
The EU Sanctions on Iran – the Legal Background NEW
European Union Law 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
We all know that the EU has imposed stricter sanctions on Iran than provided for in the United Nations Security Council resolution 1929 (2010). It is interesting, though, to consider the legal background of this measure. The new sanctions are …...
Morning Brief (26-7) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
EU foreign ministers to give green light for tough Iran sanctions. AFP reports: The European Union will hit Iran with tough sanctions against its vital oil and gas industry on Monday in a bid to lure Tehran back to the negotiating table over its disp...
Iran favours talks with EU after Ramadan -Turkey NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Iran has expressed willingness to have talks with the European Union on its nuclear programme after the month of Ramadan ends in early September, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday. READ MORE...
Ashton Seeks to Revive EU Role in Iran Nuclear Talks NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The European Union's foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, and Iran's top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, are currently involved in a diplomatic dance over resuming talks on Tehran's nuclear program. If the talks do indeed come to fruition, As...
Morning Brief (2-7) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 8 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Obama signs into law new US sanctions on Iran, the New York Times reports: President Obama on Thursday signed into law new unilateral American sanctions on Iran that go beyond the penalties imposed by the United Nations last month as he tries to esca...
Kazakhstan Gets Jump on Caspian Naval Race NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 2 Months, 6 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
It may not approach the scale of the great battleship race between Britain and Germany that preceded World War I, but a naval build-up is currently and quietly taking place on the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan appears to be setting the pace, with plans to...
Aliyev: Azerbaijan’s defense spending tops Armenia budget NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 2 Months, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
President Ilham Aliyev has said Azerbaijan is committed to increasing its military power that now surpasses the budget of Armenia, a neighboring country that occupies part of Azerbaijani territory, ignoring international law. READ MORE...
The merit of dialogue in the EU Foreign Policy on Iran NEW
blogs@ELIAMEP 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 16 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The establishment of a stable and viable EU foreign policy has always been a desideratum amongst its member states. In spite of the repeated efforts from the EU administration to establish a coherent EU profile on various aspects of political, econom...
EU approves harsh new sanctions against Iran NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The European Union and the United States apparently find it easier to take on the Iranian nuclear problem than the global financial crisis. On June 17, EU government chiefs agreed to new sanctions against Iran at a Brussels summit. U.S. President...
Morning Brief (18-6) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
EU leaders approve fresh sanctions against Iran. The BBC reports: European Union leaders have approved a new set of sanctions against Iran that go further than the latest United Nations measures. The fresh EU sanctions include a ban on investments, t...
The myth of Iran's 'isolation' NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 7 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
In announcing the passage of a U.N. Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on Iran, President Obama stressed not once but twice Iran's increasing "isolation" from the world. This claim is not surprising considering that after 16...
Morning Brief (15-6) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 21 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
EU plans new sanctions on Iran. The FT reports from yesterday’s EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Luxembourg: European Union governments are expected to impose new sanctions against Iran that would go further than those approved by the United Nat...
Gaza och Iran NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
LUXEMBOURG: Strax efter elva på kvällen sitter vi fortfarande i olika överläggningar här. Efter det mer formella EU-mötet är det nu en sen middagsdiskussion med ministrarna från Gulf Cooperation Council. Intressant – och viktigt. Mycket...
Piratpartiet hjälper oppositionen i Iran NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The Pirate Party offers a helping hand to democracy.Den 1 juli kommer Piratpartiet för övrigt att vara medarrangöer för en konferens om ny teknik och demokrati, med fokus på Iran. Konferensen äger rum i Europaparlamentet i Bryssel.
Nya sanktioner mot Iran NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 4 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: När FN:s säkerhetsråd röstade om nya sanktioner mot Iran röstade såväl Turkiet som Brasilien mot, vilket dock inte hindrade att resolutionen antogs med betydande majoritet. Klokskapen i den politik som inte ville pröva den möjligh...
Morning Brief (8-6) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
UN Iran sanctions vote on Wednesday. Politico’s Laura Rozen reports: “The goal is Wednesday,” one European diplomat said of the anticipated vote date. “Vote is likely Wednesday,” another diplomatic source in New York said. The text of t...
Merkel et Medvedev jugent un accord proche à l'Onu sur l'Iran NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Les dirigeants de l'Allemagne et de la Russie déclarent que les grandes puissances sont sur le point d'approuver une nouvelle série de sanctions contre l'Iran, soupçonné de chercher à se doter de l'arme nucléaire. L'Allemagne et l...
Morning Brief (3-6) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
UN vote on Iran delayed because of Israeli raid. Politico’s Laura Rozen reports: A vote on a new UN Iran sanctions resolution will likely be pushed back due to diplomatic fallout from the Israeli raid on the Gaza aid flotilla, among other reaso...
Iran’s foreign minister Mottaki flunks the courage test NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
How time flies when you’re having fun.  I spent the best part of Wednesday trailing Manouchehr Mottaki, Iran’s foreign minister, around Brussels.  After about four hours it dawned on me that, no matter how strange and disturbing som...
Non-prolifération nucléaire: Paris aurait souhaité un accord plus "incisif" sur l'Iran NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
La France s'est félicitée samedi du premier accord depuis 10 ans auquel est parvenu vendredi à New York la conférence de suivi du Traité de non-prolifération nucléaire (TNP) mais aurait souhaité des textes "plus incisifs" sur la crise ira...
L'Iran avise l'AIEA de son accord avec le Brésil et la Turquie NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
L'Iran a avisé formellement lundi 24 mai l'Agence internationale de l'énergie atomique (AIEA) de l'accord d'échange de combustible nucléaire conclu la semaine dernière à Téhéran avec le Brésil et la Turquie. Aux termes de ce do...
Turkey, Brazil, and Iran: A Glimpse of the Future NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
WASHINGTON–It has been quite a week for diplomacy on Iran. On the eve of agreement on a new round of sanctions among the permanent members of the UN Security Council, the leaders of Turkey and Brazil concluded a dramatic visit to Tehran, bringi...
The trilateral Iranian nuclear agreement : Shell games, international style, by Rouzbeh Parsi (EUISS) NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The seemingly monotonous and inevitable staggering towards new United Nations Security Council sanctions against Iran has been upset by the deal hammered out between Iran, Turkey and Brazil earlier this week. There are clear benefits for all th...
A diplomatic game of chicken with Iran NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Let's be generous and call the frantic diplomatic maneuvers that have been taking place this week over Iran's nuclear program a "negotiation," Tehran-style. READ MORE...
Accord des 5+1 sur un projet de résolution contre l'Iran NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Les grandes puissances, y compris la Chine et la Russie, se sont entendues sur un projet de résolution prévoyant l'adoption d'un nouveau train de sanctions à l'encontre de l'Iran en raison de son programme nucléaire controversé, annoncent ma...
Iran signs nuclear fuel-swap deal with Turkey NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Iran has signed an agreement to send uranium abroad for enrichment after mediation talks in Tehran with Turkish and Brazilian leaders. READ MORE...