Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Details help sink Iran deal - Philly.com ... would monitor Iran's facilities, and if Iran is ... entire nuclear program, lifts the embargo on ... permission for the unlimited selling of ... 08/10/2015 - 3:13 pm | View Link
Who's helping Iran? - Arkansas Online ... would monitor Iran's facilities, and if Iran is ... entire nuclear program, lifts the embargo on ... permission for the unlimited selling of ... 08/10/2015 - 5:58 am | View Link
Iran Nuclear Deal: Arm Race in the Middle East - Frontier Post The Saudi Arabia fears that Iran could use its oil wealth and new assets to arm various ... to the deal, a UN conventional arms embargo on Tehran 08/9/2015 - 11:30 am | View Link
Will nuclear deal really change Iran? - BBC 8/9/2015: HT WORLD: Iran rejects accusations about military site as ... - Hindustan Times 08/9/2015 - 8:38 am | View Link
Chuck Schumer Is Tanking Obama's Iran Deal Therefore Iranian Oil ... - Forbes.com ( I own none of the securities mentioned in this post) Don’t expect the Iranian oil embargo to change: Chuck Schumer is tanking Obama’s Iran ... 08/8/2015 - 12:28 pm | View Link
Will Iran Get a Better Deal Than U.S. Oil? ... the nation’s then-dwindling oil and gas resources as a strategic reserve against supply disruptions like the Arab oil embargo. But the premise used to justify this deviation from our country’s free trade principles—energy scarcity—has been ... 08/28/2015 - 7:36 am | View Link
Expert: Strengthening of Iran's position will uncover differences with Turkey In return, the EU and the U.S. will lift oil embargo and other trading limitations, as well as will allow Iran to access to Swift electronic banking system. The Turks, according to him, have problems with self-confidence, and they think the Kurds will stab ... 08/28/2015 - 2:27 am | View Link
Obama's Iran deal leaves American business on sidelines: Column The U.S. insisted that it would only lift its nuclear-related sanctions, though in a final effort to seal the deal it agreed to lift the arms embargo after five years ... investing in Iran’s oil sector, trading oil, and financing and insuring such ... 08/26/2015 - 10:23 am | View Link
Iran will export oil, so it's astonishing that the United States will not: Michael James Barton It's hurting a vital national industry, costing countless jobs, and limiting economic opportunity. Congress should lift its oil embargo on America immediately. Michael James Barton is the energy adviser at ARTIS Research and speaks around the country on ... 08/26/2015 - 9:54 am | View Link
Iranian President Says Oil Embargo Won’t Hurt The sanctions have severely disrupted the country’s banking system, contributed to rising inflation and threatened further upheavals when a European embargo of Iranian oil is enforced starting July 1. Iran is the second-largest producer in the ... 04/10/2012 - 6:58 pm | View Link
Iran Hostage Crisis Jimmy Carter. Jimmy Carter's story is one of the greatest dramas in American politics. In 1980, he was overwhelmingly voted out of office in a humiliating defeat. 08/29/2015 - 7:29 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis The Iran hostage crisis, was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days ... 08/28/2015 - 2:54 pm | View Website
1979 energy crisis The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the United States due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution. Despite the fact that ... 08/27/2015 - 7:24 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis Iran hostage crisis, in U.S. history, events following the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by Iranian students on Nov. 4, 1979. The 08/27/2015 - 12:01 am | View Website
The Iran Hostage Crisis Educational materials were developed through the Teaching American History in Anne Arundel County Program, a partnership between the 08/26/2015 - 11:08 am | View Website
With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?
Tent camps are the most widespread solution for migrants in limbo and refugees seeking asylum, and have cropped up in public squares, meadows and train stations this summer around Europe.
ABC NewsDonald Trump Says He'll Decide on Possibility of Third Party Run 'Soon'ABC NewsRepublican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said today that a decision is imminent about whether he will run as a third party candidate. “We're going to make a decision very soon and I think a lot of people are going to be very happy," Trump told
New York TimesResidents Take Canoes as Venezuela Expands Border ClosureNew York TimesBOCA DEL GRITA, Venezuela — Venezuelans took to dugout canoes to shop in Colombia on Saturday as a government crackdown on smuggling and migrants cut off access to at least six border crossings key to the life of communities on both sides.