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    Obama linked to Muslim Brotherhood by rightist

    Obama linked to Muslim Brotherhood by rightist

    A rightwing Republican congressman from Iowa has complained that President Obama operates in lockstep with the very conservative Muslim Brotherhood in the Middle East. Rep. Steve King said…

    Editor says Leader opposes nuke deal

    Editor says Leader opposes nuke deal

    The editor of the hardline daily Kayhan, Hossain Shariatmadari, last week wrote flatly that Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi opposes the nuclear agreement with the Big Six powers. In…

    Mystery: What’s size of cash windfall?

    Mystery: What’s size of cash windfall?

    While President Obama contends Iran will fund urgent domestic needs with most of the money it obtains once frozen assets are released, his Republican opponents say they expect…

    Tidbits and Morsels

    No troops in Syria

    No troops in Syria

    Two weeks ago, the Iran Times reported on a study of obituaries in Iranian newspapers…

    Only attack Iranians

    The Iranian Navy reported repelling yet another Somali pirate attack on an Iranian oil tanker…

    Time to be nice to US

    Time to be nice to US

    Evo Morales (photo), the president of Bolivia, noted the improving ties between the United States…

    No missile firings for fun

    A group of Majlis deputies has signed a statement demanding that a batch of Iranian…

    UANI gets new chief

    UANI gets new chief

    United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) has been one of the most vocal organizations supporting sanctions…

    New tall building

    The Mostazafin Foundation, whose mission is to aid the poor and the families of martyrs,…

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    Economy

    World Bank says foreign investment will rise—but not by nearly enough

    World Bank says foreign investment will rise—but not by nearly enough

    The World Bank forecasts that foreign investment in Iran will rise once sanctions are lifted but not by anywhere near as much as Iranians have been led to…

    Indians say Iran fudging on Chabahar promises

    Indians say Iran fudging on Chabahar promises

    The project with India for development of the port of Chabahar in southern Iran has run into trouble before even getting started as Iran has backtracked on its…

    The Oil Patch

    The Oil Patch

    DOWN — The oil price continues its slow but steady decline, falling below $46 Monday, only 10 days after falling below $50.  Its average price so far in…

    Gov’t says it will revive mothballed LNG plans

    Gov’t says it will revive mothballed LNG plans

    Iran last week announced plans to revive its mothballed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects, in hopes of taking advantage of Europe’s desire to make itself less dependent on…

    Turk border traffic is back to normal, but no deal signed

    Turk border traffic is back to normal, but no deal signed

    Turkish and Iranian truck traffic across the border between the two countries has returned to normal, an Iranian transport official has announced, although a dispute over transit fees…

    UK court: Bank Mellat can sue Iran for all it wants

    UK court: Bank Mellat can sue Iran for all it wants

    The High Court of Justice of the United Kingdom has ruled the British government shafted Bank Mellat when it imposed sanctions on the bank and has said Bank…

    Diaspora

    Dueling petitions circulate pro & con nuclear deal

    Dueling petitions circulate pro & con nuclear deal

    Iranian-Americans now have dueling petitions circulating, advocating and opposing approval of the new nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. The Iran…

    Recent grad plunges to her death from waterfall

    Recent grad plunges to her death from waterfall

    A woman who came to the United States from Iran less than two years ago died last week when she jumped…

    Is Batmanghelidjh a saint or a sinner?

    Is Batmanghelidjh a saint or a sinner?

    Kids Company, the British charity for children run by the much admired and honored Camila Batman-ghelidjh, closed this month, with the…

    Sydney inquest finds Monis to be odd

    Sydney inquest finds Monis to be odd

    The coroner’s inquest in Australia into last December’s siege in Sydney by Iranian immigrant Man Haron Monis has now concluded two…

     

    Quotable Notable


    Ali Khamenehi,
    the Supreme Leader, in a major speech Saturday:

    “The US is devoid of human ethics and embarks on wickedness and crime with no bridle and under the guise of attractive words and smiles.”