• Sun 65°F / 35°F
Home » Posts tagged with » Iran

Ahmadinejad Says Goodbye to Iraq as Iranian President

Ahmadinejad Says Goodbye to Iraq as Iranian President

(BAGHDAD) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad may have turned into something of a pariah in his homeland but he’s still welcomed in Iraq.
With Ahmadinejad preparing to turn over the civilian reins of power to President-elect Hassan Rowhani, he mad…

Foreign Minister Says Iraq Can’t Stop Iran Arms Shipments to Syria

Foreign Minister Says Iraq Can’t Stop Iran Arms Shipments to Syria

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BAGHDAD) — Iraq does “not have the ability to stop” the transport of weapons from Iran to Syria through its airspace without help, Iraq’s foreign minister said on Saturday.“We reject and condemn the trans…

Moderate Candidate Wins Iranian Presidential Election

Moderate Candidate Wins Iranian Presidential Election

(TEHRAN, Iran) — In a surprising message of change, Hassan Rouhani was elected as the new president of Iran on Saturday. Rouhani, considered the most moderate candidate on a ballot full of conservatives, will take over for former President Mahmoud Ahm…

Moderate Candidate Wins Iranian Presidential Election

Moderate Candidate Wins Iranian Presidential Election

(TEHRAN, Iran) — In a surprising message of change, Hassan Rouhani was elected as the new president of Iran on Saturday. Rouhani, considered the most moderate candidate on a ballot full of conservatives, will take over for former President Mahmoud Ahm…

Iran Executes Two Men Accused of Spying for United States and Israel

Iran Executes Two Men Accused of Spying for United States and Israel

Hemera/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) – Iran executed two men they had convicted of spying for the Unites States and Israel, according to Iran State Radio.
The radio report said one of the men hanged was Mohammad Heidari, convicted of providing the Isr…

Family of Marine Held Prisoner in Iran Asks Secretary of State for Help

Family of Marine Held Prisoner in Iran Asks Secretary of State for Help

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The family of a U-S marine who has been held captive for nearly two years in Iran is calling for Secretary of State John Kerry to get involved.
Amir Hekmati, 29, has been languishing in an Iranian prison since August of 2011 whe…

No Agreement Reached in Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program

No Agreement Reached in Talks on Iran’s Nuclear Program

iStockphoto(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — Iran and the major powers have failed to reach an agreement after two days of talks on Iran’s nuclear program taking place in Kazakhstan.
Iran had been negotiation with six world powers, the United States, Russia, Ch…

Kerry Urges Iraqis to Stop Iranian Aid to Syria

Kerry Urges Iraqis to Stop Iranian Aid to Syria

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State John Kerry made his first visit to Iraq on Sunday as America’s top envoy in an effort to convince leaders there that they must stop Iran from using Iraqi airspace to transport m…

Parting of the Ways Between Iran and Al Qaeda?

Parting of the Ways Between Iran and Al Qaeda?

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Iran’s leaders appear conflicted about their relationship with al Qaeda even as both are sworn enemies of the U.S. and Israel.Washington officials believe that Iran’s decision to expel Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, S…

FBI to Mark Six Years Since Former Agent Went Missing in Iran

FBI to Mark Six Years Since Former Agent Went Missing in Iran

Courtesy Levinson family(NEW YORK) — Thousands of former FBI agents across the country on Friday are expected to observe a moment of silence in honor of their missing colleague, ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, who six years ago on Saturday was kidnapped…

US General: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms Race

US General: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms Race

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A high-level U.S. military commander said Tuesday that if Iran is allowed to develop a nuclear weapon, another country in the region has already pledged to do the same.”At least one other nation has told me they wo…

Biden: America’s ‘Not Bluffing’ on Iran

Biden: America’s ‘Not Bluffing’ on Iran

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Tough talk from Vice President Joe Biden Monday, warning that the U.S. is determined to keep Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.“Big nations can’t bluff,” said Biden at a meeting of the American…

US Says Iraq Looking the Other Way as Iran Ships Weapons to Syria

US Says Iraq Looking the Other Way as Iran Ships Weapons to Syria

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. is losing patience with Baghdad for allegedly permitting Iran to use its airspace for flights to Syria.An unidentified American official complained that Iranians are supplying weapons to government forces in…

Iran and Super Powers Agree to Keep Nuclear Talks Going

Iran and Super Powers Agree to Keep Nuclear Talks Going

IIPA via Getty Images(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — Baby steps are about all the U.S. and five other super powers can expect as they continue to negotiate with Iran about freezing its rogue nuclear program.During Wednesday’s final day of talks in Almaty, Kaza…

Super Powers Make Their Offer to Iran

Super Powers Make Their Offer to Iran

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — Six super powers known as the P5+1 resumed talks on Tuesday with Iranian officials over Tehran’s rogue nuclear program.  The discussions, the first since last June, are taking place in Almaty, Kazakhst…

Iran Might Catch a Break at Nuclear Program Talks

Iran Might Catch a Break at Nuclear Program Talks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — World powers confronting Iran about its rogue nuclear ambitions on Tuesday are suggesting some easing of sanctions might be possible if Tehran demonstrates a good-faith effort to ease international concerns…

Michelle Obama’s Image Altered By Iranian News Agency

Michelle Obama’s Image Altered By Iranian News Agency

The First Lady in the pre-touchup photo. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(NEW YORK) — A semi-official Iranian news agency called Fars altered an image of Michelle Obama at the Academy Awards to appeal to their more conservative readers.An imag…

Iran Seeks Upper Hand Before Talks with World Powers

Iran Seeks Upper Hand Before Talks with World Powers

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran issued a flurry of news over the weekend related to its nuclear program that international observers say was intended to put Tehran in a stronger bargaining position ahead of its meeting on Tuesday with the …

Wrestling Bridges Iran-US Gap Days Before Nations Meet Over Nuclear Talks

Wrestling Bridges Iran-US Gap Days Before Nations Meet Over Nuclear Talks

ABC NewsABC News anchor David Muir and his team have traveled to Iran for a special Inside Iran report from the streets of Tehran, revealing the effects of Washington’s tightening sanctions on the country.By David Muir(TEHRAN, Iran) — Twenty-fou…

New Centrifuges Could Help Iran Speed Up Nuclear Fuel Production

New Centrifuges Could Help Iran Speed Up Nuclear Fuel Production

IIPA via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Iran seems determined to hasten the process of producing nuclear fuel, according to United Nation inspectors.The U.N.’s nuclear watchdog group, the International Atomic Energy Agency, says that Iran has installed a ne…

Page 1 of 14123Next ›Last »

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.